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Sports  /  Published 08.05.20

Pressure, even for Captain Cool

Mahendra Singh Dhoni has no qualms conceding that he is not immune to pressure and fear. The former India captain, lending support to MFORE — an initiative offering mind conditioning programs to ach...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 16.05.20

Riyan Parag stays match-fit

There’s still no clarity on when the IPL will begin but Rajasthan Royals’ middle-order batsman Riyan Parag has not taken a single day off his fitness and skill training drills with his father Para...
By Imtiaz Ahmed in Guwahati

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

Sports  /  Published 08.05.20

Empty stands: Virat is game

Virat Kohli believes cricket in empty stadiums is a real possibility in a post Covid-19 world. The Team India captain feels it is unlikely to have a bearing on the intensity of the players but the mag...
By TT Bureau & Agencies in Calcutta/New Delhi

Sports  /  Published 17.05.20

BCCI pads up for ‘training’

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) will co-ordinate with its state units to ensure that players get skill based training at a local level before the government further relaxes restrictio...
By A Staff Reporter 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

Sports  /  Published 28.04.20

Ben Stokes doffs hat to Steve Smith

Steve Smith was a huge factor behind Australia retaining the Ashes last year, and Ben Stokes has no qualms about hailing him as a genius, even though the former Aussie captain is “strange to play”...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 24.04.20

RCB forever, vows Kohli

The love and loyalty of the fans will never let him leave Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) till the time he is playing IPL, skipper Virat Kohli said on Friday.RCB have reached the IPL final thrice bu...
By PTI in New Delhi

Sports  /  Published 19.04.20

Dhoni, captain of captains

Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s intelligent recruitment policy of roping in international captains who can contribute strategically is one of the biggest reasons for Chennai Super Kings' stupendous success i...
By PTI in Chennai

Sports  /  Published 17.04.20

Knight’s artistry in power play

Twelve years ago on this day, the IPL began with a bang. Brendon McCullum, playing for KKR, gave the newborn league a dream start smashing an unbeaten 158 off just 73 balls against RCB. Sayak Banerjee...
By Sayak Banerjee in


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