Jasprit Bumrah
Sports  /  Published 28.02.21

Bumrah opts out of final Test against England

Pace spearhead Jasprit Bumrah has decided to skip the final Test against England, beginning in Ahmedabad on Thursday, as he was released from the Indian squad owing to personal reasons. According to ...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 27.02.21

Bumrah released from Indian squad

  Fast bowler Jasprit Bumrah was on Saturday released from India's squad for the fourth Test against England, beginning here on Thursday, due to personal reasons, the BCCI said. The Board s...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Mumbai

Sports  /  Published 05.02.21

The quick guns

Jofra Archer Bowling style Archer too doesn’t have a very long run-up. Yet, he bowls at a scorching pace. A smooth run and a long final stride is all that he needs to generate speed. His prima...
By Sudipto Gupta in

Sports  /  Published 04.02.21

At home, reverse swing key

The performances of Mohammed Siraj, T. Natarajan and Shardul Thakur in Australia spoke of India’s growing fast-bowling arsenal. They did not only help the team in pressure situations, they did s...
By Sayak Banerjee in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 03.02.21

Jofra Archer ready for red-ball contest

India is not new to Jofra Archer, but playing red-ball cricket in India is uncharted territory for the promising England speedster. In his young career, Archer has already grown in importance and bec...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta


Sports  /  Published 29.01.21

Burns pads up for Bumrah

England’s top order has been a cause for concern. In spite of trying out several opening combinations over the last few years, they are yet to get a settled pair. Dom Sibley and Zak Crawley hav...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 28.01.21

MCC monitors bouncer threat

The Marylebone Cricket Club, which is based at Lord’s and is responsible for drawing up the rules of the game, is examining whether more can be done to protect batsmen from bouncers — with...
By Amit Roy in London

Sports  /  Published 20.01.21

Virat Kohli returns

Rohit Sharma, Shubman Gill, Mayank Agarwal, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli (captain), Ajinkya Rahane, Rishabh Pant, Wriddhiman Saha, Hardik Pandya, KL Rahul (subject to fitness after first Test), Jasp...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 18.01.21

Spoiled Sport: Racism in sporting culture

Sport serves as the proverbial mirror for social prejudices. This sad truth was reaffirmed — twice — during the ongoing Test series between India and Australia. During the third Test in Sy...
By The Editorial Board in

Sports  /  Published 15.01.21

India play time with eye on sky

In the lead-up to Brisbane, India had set a precedent of sorts by naming their XI a day before the three Tests. But ahead of the final game, they broke away from that practice. Fact is, though the ser...
By Indranil Majumdar in Calcutta


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