Dilip Vengsarkar
Cricket  /  Published 18.03.22

Pink-ball Tests: Early finishes stump purpose

The argument behind holding Tests in the evening followed the popularity of ODIs and T20s whereby more spectators could turn up at the ground after finishing their daily routine. Also, there was a gen...
By Indranil Majumdar

Cricket  /  Published 22.12.21

'Colonel' weighs in on Dada-Virat tiff

Former India captain and chairman of selectors Dilip Vengsarkar feels that board president Sourav Ganguly wasn't right in airing his views on behalf of national selectors Virat Kohli's captain...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Mumbai

Sports  /  Published 06.06.21

WTC: Vengsarkar calls India the better team

The upcoming World Test Championship final will continue to fascinate cricketing circles till India and New Zealand take the field on June 18 in Southampton. While the experts continue to analyse and ...
By Our Bureau

Sports  /  Published 09.05.21

Vengsarkar’s tip: Weather English conditions

A batsman’s true test is making runs in England given the changing weather conditions and varying character of pitches. Batting had been Team India’s Achilles heel on their last tour in 20...
By Indranil Majumdar in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 15.10.20

Key phase for future stars, ageing superstars

Winning crucial moments and holding nerves during tense, pressure situations will count in the remaining matches of the league stage as the IPL nears the business end. The current edition too has see...
By Sayak Banerjee in Calcutta


Sports  /  Published 02.12.19

Conflict riddle for selection panel

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has been groping in the dark over the contentious conflict of interest clause and the immediate fallout has been the lack of transparency in the compos...
By Indranil Majumdar in Mumbai

Sports  /  Published 05.02.20

Mumbai maidan to stardom

On a sultry afternoon in 2016 when Dilip Vengsarkar met a young and unassuming left-hander, he was almost certain that the teenager would make it big in world cricket. The former India captain, after ...
By Arindam Bandyopadhyay in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 09.06.20

The day India mastered lords

Winners of the 1983 World Cup and 1985 World Championship of Cricket, India were one-day rockstars alright, but they were still struggling to find their feet in the Test arena when the Kapil Dev-capta...
By Sudipto Gupta in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 17.06.19

‘A team of match-winners, that is the beauty of India’

Dilip Balwant Vengsarkar, a former captain of India, member of the 1983 World Cup-winning squad and a former chairman of the national selection committee, spoke to The Telegraph from his Mumbai reside...
By Lokendra Pratap Sahi in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 07.05.20

Agony & ecstasy of IPL-like Ranji final

Twentynine years ago on this day, the Wankhede was witness to one of the greatest matches in Indian domestic cricket. Sudipto Gupta looks back at that nail-biting May 7 contest.Long before the thrill...
By Sudipto Gupta in Calcutta


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