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Opinion  /  Published 25.09.21

Howzat for equality: Batter, not batsman

The ‘batsman’ played a long and tenacious innings, but has finally been bowled out. It is now the turn of the ‘batter’ to take guard. The Marylebone Cricket Club — the so...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 23.09.21

Cricket: Gender bias batter-ed

Back in July 2014, when members of M.S. Dhoni’s team were introducing themselves at a garden party hosted by then Indian high commissioner Ranjan Mathai, Virat Kohli announced himself with chara...
By Amit Roy in London

Sports  /  Published 27.08.21

Debonair cricketer who loved Calcutta

Former England captain Ted Dexter, who counted Calcutta — the birthplace of his wife Susan — among his favourite cities, has died aged 86 after a recent illness, Marylebone Cricket Club (M...
By Our Bureau

Sports  /  Published 27.08.21

City’s jamai, fearless and full of life

I first met Ted Dexter when he landed in Calcutta, en route to Australia, flying a single-engine aircraft and was writing for a British newspaper. We met at Tollygunge Club and our friendship instantl...
By Naresh Kumar

Sports  /  Published 06.04.21

Fakhar out: Umpire's call, says MCC

On-field umpires of the game, Allahudien Paleker and Marais Erasmus weren’t seen to be raising any objection as such, as they continued with the game after that incident. Fakhar, though, refuse...
By Our bureau & Agencies in Calcutta, London

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Sports  /  Published 24.02.21

Survey on use of bouncer

The Marylebone Cricket Club, which is based at Lord’s and is responsible for drawing up the rules of the game, is open to changing the rules of short-pitch bowling after a “global consulta...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in London

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

Opinion  /  Published 28.06.20

Lords and the ladies of Marylebone Cricket Club

If you look closely, every celebrated institution has a low ceiling where there should be just open sky. Every time the ceiling cracks, headlines rain. First This, First That, First The Other... to ac...
By Upala Sen in Una


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