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West Bengal  /  Published 21.11.19

Bangla family comes early to pad up

Nine winters ago, cricket used to be a headache for Dilara Hossain Ela, a homemaker in Dhaka. Fed up with her son’s obsession with the sport, she had snapped the cable connection at home ahead of hi...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 20.11.19

Deep has faith in Wriddhiman Saha

Visibility of the pink ball, especially during twilight, could be a concern for wicketkeepers as well in the Day-Night pink-ball Test beginning at Eden Gardens on Friday.“Look, it’s challenging. I...
By Arindam Bandyopadhyay in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 19.11.19

Pink ball drives Test craze at Eden

The buzz is back under the iconic banyan tree at the Eden Gardens. There were around 100 people in front of the online ticket collection counters at 4pm on Tuesday, three days before India’s first p...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 24.11.19

Big test on Day 3: how to kill time

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By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 23.11.19

Mushfiqur takes it to Day 3

 For most of the final session of play at Eden Gardens on Saturday, the buzz across the ground was whether the Test would drift into the third day.Such has been Bangladesh’s performance that ev...
By Indranil Majumdar in Calcutta

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Sports  /  Published 22.11.19

Pink ball fine, but World Test Championship is not: Dilip

All the euphoria that the pinkish Eden sported on Friday couldn’t really drown the fact that the contest between India and Bangladesh, the second of the Test series, was very much headed towards a c...
By Sudipto Gupta in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 22.11.19

Holding sees red over pink

The ongoing Day-Night pink-ball Test at Eden Gardens is certainly the talk of the town. But not everybody is convinced with it.Michael Holding, for example. The West Indies pace legend is not at all a...
By Sayak Banerjee in Calcutta

Cricket  /  Published 21.11.19

Sunny bullish on pink ball

Former India captain Sunil Gavaskar hopes the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president Sourav Ganguly would be five times more successful as Board chief than he had been as interim head....
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

Cricket  /  Published 21.11.19

Pink or not, pacers smile at green top

Uncertainty in sport is always cherished and over the last fortnight it has focused on one inanimate object that will debut at Eden Gardens on Friday afternoon.The pink SG cricket ball with a prominen...
By Indranil Majumdar in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 21.11.19

Visitors put Indore behind

Bangladesh want to learn from the mistakes they made in the first Test against India in Indore, and are looking forward to putting up a better show at the Eden. “We made some mistakes in the first ...
By Arindam Bandyopadhyay in Calcutta


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