Msk Prasad
Cricket  /  Published 20.04.22

Chahal 2.0: Leg-spin heals Cup googly

Lasith Malinga, bowling coach of Rajasthan Royals, feels that Yuzvendra Chahal is the flag-bearer for all leg-spinners as he showed on Monday how special a tribe they are in cricket. Chahal (5/40) tu...
By Sayak Banerjee in Calcutta

Cricket  /  Published 07.04.22

Glimpses of Dhoni in DK's finishing act

Stability, calmness and clarity of mind have combined to make it work for Dinesh Karthik in the ongoing IPL. In three matches so far for Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB), Karthik, who had an indiffe...
By Sayak Banerjee in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 11.11.20

Applications sought for 3 selectors

The BCCI on Tuesday invited applications for replacing three outgoing selectors in the senior men’s committee, making 30 first-class matches as minimum eligibility criteria besides retaining the...
By PTI in New Delhi

Sports  /  Published 10.09.19

MSK open to Rohit role as Test opener

Selection committee chairman MSK Prasad hinted that Rohit Sharma could be accommodated into India’s Test playing XI in the opening slot at a time when KL Rahul’s form has become a “cause of conc...
By PTI in New Delhi

Sports  /  Published 23.12.19

Bumrah back, Rohit gets break

A fit-again Jasprit Bumrah will lead India’s pace attack in the limited-overs series against Sri Lanka (Twenty20) and Australia (ODIs) in January. Vice-captain Rohit Sharma and pacer Mohammed Shami ...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta


Cricket  /  Published 03.07.19

Omitted from World Cup squad, Ambati Rayudu retires from cricket

Ignored for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019, Indian middle-order batsman Ambati Rayudu has decided to retire from all forms of cricket, a BCCI official said. The 33-year-old Andhra batsman was in the o...
By PTI and The Telegraph in New Delhi

Cricket  /  Published 30.07.19

Selector hooks critics’ bouncer

He has been the target of many criticisms, but chairman of selectors MSK Prasad has rubbished all such talk and has hit back at his detractors. Prasad and his committee’s selections have been quest...
By Our Bureau & Agencies in Calcutta/New Delhi

Sports  /  Published 18.01.20

Age cap on selectors

Dilip Vengsarkar’s chances of becoming chairman of the national selection committee for a second term were ruled out after the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) put an age cap of 60 years...
By Indranil Majumdar in Bangalore

Sports  /  Published 16.04.19

I see myself as a No. 4 or I could be needed to finish the innings: Karthik

Dinesh Karthik, captain of the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) and a member of India’s squad for the forthcoming World Cup, spoke to The Telegraph at some length on Tuesday afternoon, around 24 hours af...
By Lokendra Pratap Sahi in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 26.12.19

Dilemma & delay

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has once again delayed the formation of the Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC) at a meeting of its office-bearers in Mumbai on Thursday.It is still not c...
By Indranil Majumdar in Calcutta


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