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Cricket  /  Published 03.07.20

Master of grace & brute force

It was fitting that Everton FC won their crucial English Premier League tie against Leicester City on Wednesday. Soon after the match ended with the Toffees winning 2-1, news broke that the West Indie...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

Cricket  /  Published 30.06.20

Joe Root out of first Test against West Indies

England captain Joe Root will miss the opening Test against the West Indies next week to attend the birth of his second child.  Star all-rounder Ben Stokes is set to lead England. Root is also a ...
By Agencies in London

Sports  /  Published 26.05.20

Ben poser on India’s ‘mystifying’ WC chase

England all-rounder Ben Stokes was baffled by India’s run-chasing strategy during their World Cup game last year in which he found Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma’s approach “mystifying” and saw ...
By PTI in New Delhi

Sports  /  Published 15.04.20

Tipped for dream debut

One of cricket’s longest standing records is that of the highest individual score in an innings on Test debut. England’s Reginald ‘Tip' Foster, who was born on this day in 1878, scored a majesti...
By TT Bureau in

Sports  /  Published 11.04.20

Lara's king-size knock

To say that the ‘Prince of Trinidad’ was hungry for big scores would perhaps be a colossal understatement.With his bat raised high, weight on a bent front knee and head still, Brian Lara always lo...
By Sayak Banerjee in

Sports  /  Published 08.05.20

‘Pirates’ of cricket’s premier league

Forty three years on from Ian Wooldridge’s exclusive in the Daily Mail of May 9, 1977, on the Australian businessman Kerry Packer signing up many of the world’s top cricketers, for a series that w...
By Amit Roy in London

Sports  /  Published 10.05.20

Classical power play, IPL style

Had the T20s originated in a different era, a Viv Richards or a Mike Procter or a Gordon Greenidge would have cantered into any IPL team. But in the long history of cricket, there were many others who...
By Sudipto Gupta in Calcutta

World  /  Published 01.05.20

Captain Tom gets his ‘marvellous’ cricket cap

Forget the personalised birthday card that Captain Thomas Moore received from the Queen on reaching his 100th birthday on Thursday or his promotion to Honorary Colonel or even the flypast over his Bed...
By Amit Roy in London

Sports  /  Published 10.04.20

Swann’s switch hit on Kevin

There was no love lost between him and Kevin Pietersen during their playing days but when it came to winning games of cricket for England, they forgot their personal dislike for each other, said the f...
By PTI in London

Cricket  /  Published 03.06.20

West Indies trio opt out

West Indies named a 14-man squad for next month’s proposed three-Test series in England, with three players refusing to travel owing to the coronavirus outbreak, the cricket board said on Wednesday....
By TT Bureau & Agencies in Calcutta


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