Icc World Cup
Sports  /  Published 21.05.19

World Cup most challenging due to format: Virat Kohli

The round-robin format has made the upcoming World Cup the “most challenging” for India captain Virat Kohli, who says maintaining intensity from the very first ball would be key to his side’s fo...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

Cricket  /  Published 18.05.19

Curtly: West Indies have to be consistent

Curtly Ambrose is surprised by the West Indies’ struggles against Bangladesh in the recently concluded tri-nation series in Ireland.The Windies lost to Bangladesh thrice in the competition — twice...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

Entertainment  /  Published 12.05.19

Lagaan benchmark for Kabir’s tryst with ’83

In an article in the Guardian in 2002, Derek Malcolm, now 86 and the doyen of British film critics, posed a very pertinent question: “Is it possible now to make a good movie about cricket?”That wa...
By Amit Roy

Cricket  /  Published 21.04.19

Need to improve our bowling, fielding: Dinesh Karthik

Kuldeep Yadav’s poor form prompted Kolkata Knight Riders to drop him from the playing XI against Sunrisers Hyderabad in Hyderabad on Sunday, barely six weeks before the World Cup.The wrist spinner i...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 16.04.19

Knight talk

Sunday might not have been funday for Kolkata Knight Riders, but Monday morning drove away those blues as one of the team’s most prized bowlers, Kuldeep Yadav, made it to the World Cup 2019 squad of...
By Vedant Karia


Cricket  /  Published 14.04.19

The big question: Rishabh or Dinesh

The “fairly-settled” Indian World Cup squad will get its final shape on Monday when the national selectors meet in Mumbai. The question that still remains unanswered for Virat Kohli’s team is: W...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

Cricket  /  Published 14.04.19

Shubman is in Kapil’s Cup XV

Kapil Dev Nikhanj, India’s first captain to win a cricket World Cup, has picked young Shubman Gill of the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in his squad of XV for the upcoming edition, in England and Wale...
By Lokendra Pratap Sahi in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 10.04.19

Sourav pat for Andre’s power play

How can one stop Andre Russell? Sourav Ganguly offered a simple solution: “Get him out.”No matter how humorous that sounds, it only tells you the awe that Russell commands currently.Russell, who p...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 24.03.19

One can't compare M.S. Dhoni and Rishabh Pant

Sir — There have been many comparisons made of late between the former captain of the Indian men’s cricket team, M.S. Dhoni, and the young player, Rishabh Pant. To be honest, however, the two cann...
By The Telegraph

Cricket  /  Published 21.03.19

Aaron prepared to bat down the order

With Steve Smith and David Warner likely to return, captain Aaron Finch is open to demoting himself in the batting order in order to aid Australia in their title defence in the upcoming ICC World Cup....
By TT Bureau in Calcutta


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