Pink Ball
Sports  /  Published 18.12.20

Go pink for all Tests: Warne

Spin legend Shane Warne on Thursday made a strong pitch for the pink ball to be used in all Test matches in place of the “pathetic” red cherry that, he said, offers “nothing” t...
By PTI in Adelaide

Sports  /  Published 16.12.20

India vs Australia: Taking stock

Strength Steve Smith. When Australia lost to India in 2018-19, they did not have Smith and David Warner and that turned them into an ordinary batting unit. Both are back, though Warner will miss the ...
By The Telegraph

Sports  /  Published 16.12.20

India ready for trial by twilight

The “40-50 minutes” during the twilight period will be critical for India in the Day-Night pink-ball Test against Australia that begins in Adelaide on Thursday, feels Ajinkya Rahane. &ldq...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 14.12.20

Lyon spins a web of confidence

One good news for Australia amid injury and concussion-related issues is Mitchell Starc joining the squad on Monday. The left-arm quick, who did not look sharp enough during the ODIs versus India, had...
By Sayak Banerjee in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 14.12.20

Aussie quicks’ bouncer ploy

India may well feel very confident about dealing with the extra bounce on Australian tracks but the hosts will still use the short ball to intimidate the visitors in the four-Test series. “At d...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta


Sports  /  Published 11.12.20

Warming up for D-N Test

Struggling in the previous warm-up game, India have another chance to get their house in order before the first of the four-match Test series versus Australia when they face Australia A in another pra...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Calcutta, Sydney

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


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