Sunil Gavaskar
Cricket  /  Published 21.11.19

Sunny bullish on pink ball

Former India captain Sunil Gavaskar hopes the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president Sourav Ganguly would be five times more successful as Board chief than he had been as interim head....
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

Cricket  /  Published 30.07.19

Selector hooks critics’ bouncer

He has been the target of many criticisms, but chairman of selectors MSK Prasad has rubbished all such talk and has hit back at his detractors. Prasad and his committee’s selections have been quest...
By Our Bureau & Agencies in Calcutta/New Delhi

Entertainment  /  Published 12.09.19

Chhichhore boy Tahir Raj Bhasin on being Derek

In Chhichhore, Derek is the cool guy on campus — swag walk and talk to effortless charm — who steers the story in a new direction. Tahir Raj Bhasin — who won accolades on debut as the smooth-tal...
By Priyanka Roy in

Sports  /  Published 17.05.20

Jury out on LBW tweak call

A forgotten perception of Don Bradman is that he was not always the universally praised hero. Despite being labelled in certain quarters as someone who never recognised spinners’ efforts, he often a...
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 23.08.19

Ashwin no longer top pick, says Harbhajan

Ravichandran Ashwin’s exclusion from the first Test against the West Indies left Sunil Gavaskar astonished, but according to Harbhajan Singh, the move by the team management is an indication that th...
By Angshuman Roy in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 11.01.20

Be Indians first, says Sunil Gavaskar

Sunil Gavaskar thinks that the country is in “turmoil” because of the nationwide students’ protests but also expressed confidence that the crisis will be overcome. “The country is in turmoil....
By PTI in New Delhi

Sports  /  Published 15.10.19

Sourav Ganguly for total BCCI reforms

Sourav Ganguly received a grand welcome as he entered the Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) premises on Tuesday evening and the soon-to-be BCCI president vowed to hit the ground running by stressing...
By Sayak Banerjee in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 11.10.19

Curator Salgaoncar back in the mix

When the players retreated to the cooler climes of their respective dressing rooms for the lunch break, at the MCA Stadium here on Friday, he walked out to the middle, dressed in black and a floppy ha...
By Sudipto Gupta in Pune

Sports  /  Published 06.06.20

Miandad & Virat, united by josh

An enduring memory of Javed Miandad has been the last-ball six off Chetan Sharma in the 1986 Austral-Asia Cup final which has often been described as the biggest heartbreak for Indians in their famed ...
By Indranil Majumdar in Calcutta


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