Ranji Trophy
Sports  /  Published 15.10.20

Football bubble tips for CAB

The Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) is keen to host Ranji Trophy matches in the city if the BCCI decides on reverting to the zonal system for the league phase of the competition owing to the pande...
By Sayak Banerjee in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 09.08.20

Former Bihar Ranji player Jodh Singh no more

A pall of gloom descended on the city’s cricket fraternity as the news of former Bihar medium-pacer Jodh Singh’s passing poured in on Sunday morning. The 66-year-old breathed his last at ...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpur

Cricket  /  Published 05.08.20

BCCI age 'advice': Easwaran backs Arun Lal

The positive environment that Arun Lal has created in the dressing room and the positive energy he brings along matter much more than standard operating procedures (SOP), feels Abhimanyu Easwaran. Mo...
By Sayak Banerjee in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 29.06.20

Posers on Ranji Trophy format

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), while still being busy scratching its head to somehow accommodate the Indian Premier League (IPL) this year, may also have to think about revamping th...
By Sayak Banerjee in Calcutta

Cricket  /  Published 10.12.19

Ranji Trophy: Arslan Khan makes it count

Arslan Khan has been in the news at the Sector 16 Cricket Stadium in Chandigarh on the first two days of the ongoing Ranji Trophy Plate Group match between Chandigarh and Arunachal Pradesh. The left-h...
By Arindam Bandyopadhyay in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 02.01.19

Abhimanyu Easwaran has a gem of an innings

In these days of ‘emoticons’, one couldn’t help but think of the Wednesday evening scene at Eden Gardens as one giant ‘smiley’, signifying the good things that life offers us at times. Manoj...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 02.08.19

I am grateful to providence: Arun Lal

Fighters may be destroyed, but never defeated. Then there are those who overcome both destruction and defeat, ensuring their fight prevails over the hazards of life.Arun Lal, 64, probably belongs to t...
By Sayak Banerjee in

North East  /  Published 01.08.19

Nagaland skipper bags T20 reward

A successful Ranji Trophy season for Nagaland captain Jonathan Rongsen fetched him a bid of Rs 6 lakh in the 2019 season of the Karnataka Premier League, a T20 tournament launched in 2008.The 32-year-...
By Imtiaz Ahmed in Guwahati

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 23.03.20

No ‘quick’ fix, all about hard work

Bengal head coach Arun Lal had made it clear as soon as he took charge of the side that the issue of fitness is of primary importance. He even made the players undergo YoYo tests, which is one of the ...
By Sayak Banerjee in Calcutta


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