Pink Ball
Cricket  /  Published 21.11.19

Sachin: Focus on quality, not just colour of ball

Sachin Tendulkar is all for Day-Night Test matches and wants to maintain a proper balance between bat and ball. That he thinks will make Test cricket more exciting and not the colour of the ball.The M...
By Indranil Majumdar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 21.11.19

Your guide to pink ball Test

India and Bangladesh will play a Test like never before at the Eden Gardens from Friday.The pink ball day-night Test, the first in India and for both teams, is going to be the “beginning of somethin...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

Cricket  /  Published 20.11.19

All set to beat the conditions

The track at the Holkar Stadium with a bit of grass on it was quite helpful for fast bowlers and the first Test got over inside three days.Over to Eden Gardens now and the pitch for the first-ever Day...
By Sayak Banerjee in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 07.11.19

Chess knights to shine at Eden Gardens

Reigning and former world chess champions Magnus Carlsen and Viswanathan Anand will be at the Eden during one of the five days when India host Bangladesh in the historic Day-Night pink-ball Test, star...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 24.11.19

Kohli proud but grounded

India registered their seventh successive Test match victory and captain Virat Kohli agreed that they are at the top of their game.But when asked if India’s dominance is like that of the West Indies...
By Sayak Banerjee in Calcutta


Opinion  /  Published 22.11.19

Pink-ball cricket is a welcome experiment

The Puritan Cricketer, possibly of English ancestry, could well be turning in his grave at the Park Street cemetery. His fellow creatures of flesh and blood are, apparently, seeing red as well. For Ca...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 12.12.19

Cold shoulder to Hasina

The reception during her three visits to India says it all. In April 2017, Prime Minister Narendra Modi set aside protocol to rush to the airport in Delhi to receive the prime minister of Bangladesh, ...
By Subir Bhaumik

Opinion  /  Published 26.11.19

If cows could vote

Sir — Human beings generally do not enjoy living, or being treated, like animals. New India, however, is an exception even in this case. For the last five years, it has been proved multiple times th...
By The Telegraph

Sports  /  Published 25.11.19

Just pink ball, not rocket science

The makers of the pink SG ball used in the Eden Gardens Test against Bangladesh have claimed that the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is “pleased” with the product.In spite of the hyp...
By Sayak Banerjee in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 24.11.19

Welcome to new India: Pacers 19, others 0

The Times They Are a-Changin’. A nation obsessed with under-prepared and turning pitches is now reaping the riches of lively and bouncy wickets.The result: a new-crop of fiery fast bowlers who can e...
By Indranil Majumdar in Calcutta


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