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Ranji Trophy
India  /  Published 11.06.20

Ex-cricketer dead, son held

The son of a former Ranji cricketer was arrested on Wednesday in connection with the death of his father whose body was recovered from his house near Manacaud in Thiruvananthapuram on Monday morning.J...
By Our Correspondent in Bangalore

Sports  /  Published 07.05.20

Agony & ecstasy of IPL-like Ranji final

Twentynine years ago on this day, the Wankhede was witness to one of the greatest matches in Indian domestic cricket. Sudipto Gupta looks back at that nail-biting May 7 contest.Long before the thrill...
By Sudipto Gupta in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 03.05.20

Brabourne’s date with showstopper

The moment Chuni Goswami arrived at the Brabourne Stadium for the match-eve nets ahead of the Ranji Trophy final in 1968-69, there was a flurry of activity in the Bombay dressing room. Some of the hom...
By Indranil Majumdar in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 30.04.20

Gavaskar mourns ‘legend’

Sunil Gavaskar mourned the death of Chuni Goswami on Thursday hailing him as a “champion and legend”.The former India football captain was also a first-class cricketer and led Bengal to the Ranji ...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 26.04.20

Dav bats for rise and rise of Indian cricket

Ever since the time he was appointed as the National Cricket Academy (NCA)’s director of operations in October 2007, Dav Whatmore’s bond with Indian cricket has only grown stronger.The three seaso...
By Sayak Banerjee in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 19.04.20

BRIEFS: Rooftop tennis in Italy

Two young tennis players in Italy have taken training during the coronavirus pandemic to a higher level: the roof. After being challenged by their tennis club in Finale Ligure, a small town in norther...
By Agencies in Vadodara

Sports  /  Published 15.04.20

On forced break, Abhimanyu Easwaran reflects

The ongoing lockdown due to the Covid-19 pandemic has come as a blessing in disguise for Abhimanyu Easwaran.The Bengal captain is spending precious time with his family at home in Dehradun, especially...
By Sayak Banerjee in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 10.04.20

Lal focuses on fitness, not future

The nationwide lockdown might have hampered sportspersons’ training schedules, but Arun Lal, a veteran of many battles on and off the field, is not one to go on the backfoot. The 64-year-old former ...
By Arindam Bandyopadhyay in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 28.03.20

Spirit of sport when the world was at war

The sporting world has come to a standstill, much like pretty much everything else that we took as a given, and there’s no saying when a semblance of normality would be restored. The last time sport...
By TT Bureau in

Sports  /  Published 23.03.20

Young and Fast Guns of Bengal

From the likes of Shute Banerjee, Subrata Guha and Barun Burman to Ranadeb Bose, Shib Sankar Paul and Ashok Dinda of the modern generation, Bengal’s rich tradition of fast bowling has always earned ...
By Sayak Banerjee in Calcutta


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