Pink Ball
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


Sports  /  Published 23.11.19

‘This gap in quality isn’t a good feeling’

There is something about Eden Gardens that still mesmerises Mohammed Azharuddin. An electric atmosphere, an appreciative crowd and a sense of belonging that makes his eyes sparkle every time he enters...
By Indranil Majumdar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 22.11.19

Pink party, but some things never change

All roads led to the Eden Gardens on the first day of the pink-ball Test. People came from all over. They came dancing and cheering. The atmosphere transcended cricket and lent a festive fervour to th...
By Debraj Mitra and Aditya Nag in Calcutta

Cricket  /  Published 21.11.19

Virat hopes to catch them right

India captain Virat Kohli spoke about the difficulties of fielding — not batting, not bowling — with the pink ball ahead of the Day-Night Test against Bangladesh, at the Eden. “The thing I was s...
By Sayak Banerjee in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 24.12.19

Wriddhi set on quick recovery

Wriddhiman Saha’s recovery from his finger injury is on track and he will be going to the National Cricket Academy in Bangalore in the first week of January. The wicketkeeper-batsman, who underwent ...
By Sayak Banerjee in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 31.05.20

Practice perfect for Shami

An official response from the Indian team management to not being allotted a warm-up game in the lead-up to the four-Test series in Australia is still awaited.But senior pacer Mohammed Shami was quite...
By Sayak Banerjee in Calcutta


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