Pink Ball
Cricket  /  Published 21.12.21

Joe Root sees spark of resistance in loss

The 275-run defeat in the second Ashes Test might look morale-crushing for England, but captain Joe Root wants his team to take inspiration from their final-day resistance at the Adelaide Oval and con...
By The Telegraph in Adelaide

Cricket  /  Published 20.12.21

Ashes: Australia clinch pink-ball Test

Australia took a 2-0 lead in the five-test Ashes series on Monday by beating England by 275 runs and all but ensured the century-old urn will remain Down Under. Set 468 runs to win, England were bowle...
By AP via PTI in Adelaide

Cricket  /  Published 17.12.21

'Close contact’ Pat sits out

Australia skipper Pat Cummins was ruled out of the second Ashes Test in Adelaide after being identified as a “close contact” of a Covid-19 case, elevating Steve Smith to the captaincy for ...
By Reuters in Adelaide

Sports  /  Published 04.10.21

Veterans call for red ball cricket

Australia head coach Matthew Mott has reiterated his call for five-day Tests in women's cricket but former India captains Diana Edulji and Shantha Rangaswamy are among the ones who prefer status q...
By Our Bureau

Sports  /  Published 03.10.21

Australia manage draw vs gritty India

The target was virtually out of reach for Australia who lost Alyssa Healy and Beth Mooney cheaply. Australia were 36 for two in 15 overs before players of both teams shook hands to settle for a draw. ...
By Our Bureau


Sports  /  Published 01.10.21

Watch: Punam walks despite being given not out

How Day Two panned out Rain wiped out a significant part of the second day's play after opener Smriti Mandhana stole the limelight with a magnificent maiden Test hundred in the historic women'...
By Our Bureau

Sports  /  Published 01.10.21

Smriti scores historic pink-ball century

How the pink ball and Smriti became friends Smriti familiarised herself with the pink ball by keeping one in her kit bag for the last three months, looking at it on and off while trying to "unde...
By Our Bureau

Sports  /  Published 21.05.21

Perry awaits tough fight

All-rounder Ellyse Perry thinks that it will be a close contest when Australia women face their Indian counterparts in the first pink-ball day-night Test between the two sides in Perth later this year...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 15.03.21

Ishan Kishan's ‘quality innings’ gets Kohli ’s pat

Virat Kohli heaped praise on Ishan Kishan, who followed up his IPL exploits with a match-winning half-century on international debut against a top side like England. What seemed to please the India c...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 04.03.21

Kohli’s advice: Learn to defend, don’t crib

At his aggressive best, not on the field but during India’s pre-match media conference, Virat Kohli unleashed the drives, cuts and pulls to silence all the noise surrounding turning tracks. Koh...
By Sayak Banerjee in Calcutta


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