Day Night Pink Ball Test
Sports  /  Published 31.05.20

Practice perfect for Shami

An official response from the Indian team management to not being allotted a warm-up game in the lead-up to the four-Test series in Australia is still awaited.But senior pacer Mohammed Shami was quite...
By Sayak Banerjee in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 24.12.19

Wriddhi set on quick recovery

Wriddhiman Saha’s recovery from his finger injury is on track and he will be going to the National Cricket Academy in Bangalore in the first week of January. The wicketkeeper-batsman, who underwent ...
By Sayak Banerjee in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 27.11.19

Fingers crossed for Saha NZ travel

Wriddhiman Saha, who could play only five Test matches after his return from a spate of injuries, will be out of action for some time.The India wicketkeeper-batsman has been grounded with a fracture i...
By Sayak Banerjee in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 26.11.19

A pink chapter in history gets scripted

Bonyera boney sundar, shishura matrikroreyAr Eden sundar jonotay bhorey. (The wild are beautiful in the wild and babies in mothers’ laps/ And Eden is beautiful when filled with people). The truth of...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in

Sports  /  Published 25.11.19

Just pink ball, not rocket science

The makers of the pink SG ball used in the Eden Gardens Test against Bangladesh have claimed that the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is “pleased” with the product.In spite of the hyp...
By Sayak Banerjee in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 24.11.19

Welcome to new India: Pacers 19, others 0

The Times They Are a-Changin’. A nation obsessed with under-prepared and turning pitches is now reaping the riches of lively and bouncy wickets.The result: a new-crop of fiery fast bowlers who can e...
By Indranil Majumdar in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 24.11.19

Turnout pleases Sourav

The first-ever pink-ball Test in India has been held successfully, but BCCI president Sourav Ganguly feels Test cricket is still about the red ball. “I would like to thank the people for coming to t...
By Arindam Bandyopadhyay in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 24.11.19

Kohli proud but grounded

India registered their seventh successive Test match victory and captain Virat Kohli agreed that they are at the top of their game.But when asked if India’s dominance is like that of the West Indies...
By Sayak Banerjee in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 24.11.19

Big test on Day 3: how to kill time

By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 23.11.19

‘This gap in quality isn’t a good feeling’

There is something about Eden Gardens that still mesmerises Mohammed Azharuddin. An electric atmosphere, an appreciative crowd and a sense of belonging that makes his eyes sparkle every time he enters...
By Indranil Majumdar in Calcutta


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