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Sports  /  Published 17.08.21

T20 World Cup: India vs Pakistan on Oct 24

The tournament's first round kicks off on October 17 in Oman, with Oman taking on Papua New Guinea and Bangladesh playing Scotland. Group A consists of Sri Lanka, Ireland, the Netherlands and Nam...
By Our Bureau

Sports  /  Published 16.08.21

'Don't see cricket suffering under Taliban'

Cricket will not be a casualty in the wake of drastic political change in Afghanistan, assured country's cricket board CEO Hamid Shinwari, saying the Taliban "love" and "support&quo...
By Our Bureau

Sports  /  Published 10.08.21

ICC to bat for cricket in Olympics

The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Tuesday confirmed that it will bid for cricket's inclusion in the 2028 Los Angeles Olympics. The ICC has been making the case for cricket's inclusion...
By Our Bureau

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


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