Old Trafford
Sports  /  Published 30.08.19

Afternoon start not good for football, agree rival coaches

Alejandro Menendez Garcia and Kibu Vicuna may be spending sleepless nights, thinking how to outdo each other in the season’s first Derby. But on one subject, they are on the same page.The afternoon ...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 12.07.19

How cricket gives its fans the blues

Cricket, as the cliché goes, is supposed to be a gentleman’s game. But cricket does not always behave like a gentleman. One of the attributes of gentlemanly conduct is supposed to be an assurance o...
By The Editorial Board in

West Bengal  /  Published 09.07.19

Drums, posters and a damper

The sun was shining brightly, the Indians were bowling right on the money and the stadium was painted in blue. Everything was perfect and I kept praying it stayed that way.But having spent more than t...
By Rabin Chakraborty in Manchester

Sports  /  Published 08.07.19

Different captains and different preferences

“In good space” is a phrase one hears fairly frequently from India’s captain Virat Kohli, while New Zealand counterpart Kane Williamson is fond of “lot of parts.” Different captains, differe...
By Lokendra Pratap Sahi in Manchester

Sports  /  Published 08.07.19

Having wise heads like Dhoni helps

Old Trafford has been one of the best pitches in this World Cup and consequently we have some of the biggest totals and some of the biggest hitting on this ground. Both India and New Zealand will know...
By David Ivon Gower in

Cricket  /  Published 18.06.19

Old Trafford: where the twain met, danced & played

Flags in hands, Indian and Pakistani supporters danced bhangra together outside Old Trafford on Sunday to the dhol beats of the Bharat Army, a group of uniformed Indian supporters. The World Cup match...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 17.06.19

Eoin: Can’t belittle Afghans

Afghanistan can still win games in this World Cup, Eoin Morgan feels, and that awareness has made the England captain careful of avoiding a slip-up at Old Trafford on Tuesday.Afghanistan have four def...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 17.06.19

Game of laughs: Twitter reacts to #INDvPAK 7-0 at the World Cup

The Indian cricket team defeated the Pakistani cricket team by 89 runs on Sunday, stretching their World Cup winning streak against Pakistan to 7-0. Netizens everywhere celebrated in glee, and me...
By in

Sports  /  Published 16.06.19

India's victory so emphatic, no tension

For the thousands of Indian fans waving the Tricolour at Old Trafford on Sunday, there was never a dull moment. They waited patiently in the rain to watch an Indian triumph.No one had any doubt that I...
By Indranil Majumdar in Manchester

Cricket  /  Published 15.06.19

Is the India-Pakistan match worth the hype?

The greatest rivalry in cricket. The biggest game this year. The final before the final. An epic showdown that overshadows all else. The marquee contest that brings the Word Cup alive. India meet...
By in Mumbai


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