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Cricket  /  Published 15.08.19

KKR turn to McCullum

Brendon McCullum has been appointed head coach of Kolkata Knight Riders for the next edition of IPL. The recently retired McCullum has been very closely associated with KKR for a long time.He was a pl...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 04.08.19

The future of nationalism in Indian cricket

The wisest paragraph about the relationship between sport and nationalism was written by E.J. Hobsbawm: “What has made sport so uniquely effective [as] a medium for inculcating national feelings, at...
By Mukul Kesavan

Opinion  /  Published 14.07.19

Cricket and nationalism: joined at the hip

Liberals tend to deplore perfervid nationalism in sport in a hand-wringing way, looking past the fact that many sports are mortgaged to nationalism for their needle and their audience. Latin American ...
By Mukul Kesavan

Opinion  /  Published 12.07.19

How cricket gives its fans the blues

Cricket, as the cliché goes, is supposed to be a gentleman’s game. But cricket does not always behave like a gentleman. One of the attributes of gentlemanly conduct is supposed to be an assurance o...
By The Editorial Board

Business  /  Published 23.12.18

Rear view mirror may not always show the road ahead for investments

The Fantasy Premier League is a football managers’ competition in which more than 5 million managers from around the world compete on a weekly basis by trying to pick the best hypothetical team from...
By Ashish Shankar

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Sports  /  Published 19.02.19

I’m not somebody who sets goals, says Dinesh Karthik

The World Cup is three-odd months away, but before that is the 12th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL). And Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) captain Dinesh Karthik thinks they have got a “more we...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 10.01.19

Other cricket teams could learn from India

In the end, it was a bit of an anti-climax. The first Asian side to ever win a Test series in Australia clinched this historic achievement in front of a sparse, rained-out crowd. But to those who were...
By Hassan Cheema

Cricket  /  Published 11.04.19

Dhoni’s 100th IPL win as captain

A bespectacled Mitchell Santner smashed Ben Stokes into the stands off the final delivery to guide Chennai Super Kings (CSK) to a thrilling four-wicket victory in Thursday’s IPL XII game that saw a ...
By Our Bureau & Agencies in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 09.04.19

Lara wants Lynn to be responsible

Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) should be careful about not being over-reliant on Andre Russell while their openers too should take some more responsibility when batting, emphasised Brian Lara.Speaking to...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 02.04.19

Watching Yuvraj back in form is exhilarating

Sir — Watching the southpaw, Yuvraj Singh, playing like he used to at his peak was exhilarating. As a player for the Mumbai Indians in a match against the Royal Challengers Bangalore in the Indian P...
By The Telegraph


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