Sports  /  Published 19.05.21

‘Sandpaper’ Test Aus quartet rebut claim

The four Australia bowlers who played in the “Sandpapergate” Test against South Africa in March 2018 issued a statement on Tuesday denying any knowledge of ball-tampering and calling for a...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Calcutta, Sydney

Sports  /  Published 01.03.21

Lyon teams up with Ashwin, slams critics

The 33-year-old, a former pitch curator himself, said he was up all night watching the match. “It was absolutely brilliant. I’m thinking about bringing that curator out to the SCG (Sydney ...
By Reuters in Sydney

Sports  /  Published 26.02.21

Match-winner who beats his best

Since the tour of Australia, when he got four wickets in the first innings with the pink ball in Adelaide, Ravichandran Ashwin’s contribution for Team India has been immense. Not just with the b...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 14.01.21

Lyon feels blessed on threshold of ‘century’

The fourth and final Test in Brisbane will be Nathan Lyon’s 100th appearance and he is all set to join Allan Border, Steve Waugh, Ricky Ponting, Shane Warne and eight other Australian legends in...
By Sayak Banerjee

Sports  /  Published 05.01.21

‘Wounded’ Lyon ready to snare pitch preys

Just four wickets from 51 overs at an average of 36.25 do suggest that the going has been a tad difficult for Nathan Lyon so far in this Test series. It’s not that the 33-year-old off-spinner h...
By Sayak Banerjee


Sports  /  Published 24.12.20

Ashwin tricks for Nathan Lyon’s roar

They are “similar in a way” as well as “different,” but one thing that is common to Nathan Lyon and Ravichandran Ashwin is that both off-spinners are integral to their respecti...
By Sayak Banerjee in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 18.12.20

Australia glee at ‘massive’ scalp

The run-out of India skipper Virat Kohli was “massive” and it turned out to be a momentum-shifting moment, said Australia off-spinner Nathan Lyon as the hosts snared quick wickets towards ...

Sports  /  Published 14.12.20

Lyon spins a web of confidence

One good news for Australia amid injury and concussion-related issues is Mitchell Starc joining the squad on Monday. The left-arm quick, who did not look sharp enough during the ODIs versus India, had...
By Sayak Banerjee in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 20.11.20

Nathan Lyon’s aim: 500 & more

Australia’s premium spinner Nathan Lyon has missed the adrenaline rush of Test cricket while he was away from the game owing to the pandemic but said the break has rekindled his desire to go bey...
By PTI in Melbourne

Football  /  Published 21.08.20

Treble on Bayern radar

Bayern Munich powered into the Champions League final, where they will face Paris Saint-Germain, as two goals from Serge Gnabry led them to an emphatic 3-0 win over Olympique Lyonnais on Wednesday. R...
By Agencies in Lisbon


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