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Sports  /  Published 27.11.19

Fingers crossed for Saha NZ travel

Wriddhiman Saha, who could play only five Test matches after his return from a spate of injuries, will be out of action for some time.The India wicketkeeper-batsman has been grounded with a fracture i...
By Sayak Banerjee in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 26.11.19

Test drives craze for pink ball in Bengal

Rajib Sen thought Saturday would be just another day when he closed his sporting goods store in Burdwan town to attend the first day-night Test match in Calcutta on Friday.The pink ball threw Sen a bo...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

West Bengal  /  Published 23.11.19

Kohli moment on giant screen

A series of guardrails barricaded the area in front of Gate 3 and 4 of the Eden Gardens for VIP movement. Other than cops on duty, a few spectators stood behind the guardrails as the giant screen show...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Cricket  /  Published 21.11.19

Been there, done that and seen ’em all Who am I?

I am as old as my home itself, if not older. I was there when cricket began to be played by the men in white flannels at the park named after the sisters of Lord Auckland in 1864, by which time Sir Jo...
By Devdan Mitra in Calcutta

Cricket  /  Published 23.11.19

History in the making

I felt I had entered a film studio. The image before my eyes was pristine — a composite of gleaming set pieces, with each component resting seamlessly in its designated place. The hazy late autumn s...
By Priyam Marik in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 18.11.19

Changes likely in Bangla XI

The thrashing Bangladesh got in the first Test here makes their task tougher, going into the historic Day-Night pink-ball game at the Eden.However, after the game here got over in just three days, the...
By Sayak Banerjee in Indore

Cricket  /  Published 28.11.19

Living Bridge — Living the Dream

My vision of the ‘Living Bridge’ between the United Kingdom and India is of a thick cord of the finest silk. Each brilliantly coloured strand is a separate element, exquisite and beautiful in its ...
By Nick Low in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 26.11.19

A pink chapter in history gets scripted

Bonyera boney sundar, shishura matrikroreyAr Eden sundar jonotay bhorey. (The wild are beautiful in the wild and babies in mothers’ laps/ And Eden is beautiful when filled with people). The truth of...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in

Sports  /  Published 24.11.19

Turnout pleases Sourav

The first-ever pink-ball Test in India has been held successfully, but BCCI president Sourav Ganguly feels Test cricket is still about the red ball. “I would like to thank the people for coming to t...
By Arindam Bandyopadhyay in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 23.11.19

Hardly a Test, more like child’s play for Kohli & Co.

Sourav Ganguly described Virat Kohli as “a run machine” after the current India captain added yet another century to his ever-growing list on Saturday. “His batting has been truly fantastic. He...
By Arindam Bandyopadhyay in Calcutta


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