Icc World Cup
Sports  /  Published 23.03.21

Spoilt for choice to get right XI

Virat Kohli made his displeasure clear about the scheduling of the India-England ODI series with a long IPL season awaiting him and his teammates. But the three-match series in Pune that begins on Tue...
By Sayak Banerjee in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 21.02.19

We’ll lose by not playing Pak: Gavaskar

Sunil Gavaskar feels India stand to lose if they decide not to play Pakistan in the World Cup. The legend, however, clarified that he would support whatever decision the government takes regarding thi...
By Our Bureau & Agencies in Calcutta/NewDelhi

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 12.04.20

Virat Kohli a winner: Nasser Hussain

When ace cricketer Virat Kohli switches to football for the Indian team’s customary pre-match drill, he plays it as if it’s the Fifa World Cup final or the FA Cup final, says former England skippe...
By PTI in New Delhi

Sports  /  Published 08.04.20

On Wisden summit, Big Ben displaces Virat

The morning of Thursday, April 9, is a big moment in cricket because the new Wisden is published in London.Bloomsbury Publishing, which has brought out the 157th edition of Wisden Cricketers’ Almana...
By Amit Roy in London


Sports  /  Published 29.05.19

My heart is with India, but it’s a great chance for England: Kapil

Kapil Dev Nikhanj, the first India captain to hold aloft cricket’s World Cup, spoke to The Telegraph over two sessions in Mumbai — at the Grand Hyatt and, then, at a studio before his shoot for a ...
By Lokendra Pratap Sahi in Mumbai

Sports  /  Published 28.05.19

Rahul getting runs at No. 4 biggest positive, says Kohli

KL Rahul (108) scoring a century at No. 4 in the final warm-up game, against Bangladesh in Cardiff on Tuesday, was India’s “biggest positive” going into the World Cup, feels captain Virat Kohli....
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

Cricket  /  Published 25.05.19

Not perfect, but Bhuvi is now more ‘mature’

Bhuvneshwar Kumar, expected to play a big role in India’s quest to regain the World Cup, recently spoke to The Telegraph in Chennai, courtesy his IPL franchise, the Sunrisers Hyderabad. Excerpts...Q...
By Lokendra Pratap Sahi in Calcutta

Cricket  /  Published 23.05.19

As Cup progresses, pitches will deteriorate: Virat

The recent ODIs in England saw totals of 350 or more scored and even chased down with ease. But India captain Virat Kohli feels scoring will be harder in the World Cup with pitches deteriorating as th...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 22.05.19

We have the firepower to deliver the punch: Sachin

Sachin ‘The Master’ Tendulkar, cricket’s mascot for years and the only batsman to register 100 International 100s, spoke to The Telegraph on Wednesday afternoon.Owing to paucity of time, the que...
By Lokendra Pratap Sahi in Calcutta


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