Test Cricket
Cricket  /  Published 05.06.22

Test lover Dada praises all-time great Root

Such words coming from the legend who has amassed 7212 runs in 113 Test matches, lend credence to the pertinence of Test cricket especially amid the advent of T20 cricket. The rise of T20 does not sou...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

Cricket  /  Published 18.03.22

Pink-ball Tests: Early finishes stump purpose

The argument behind holding Tests in the evening followed the popularity of ODIs and T20s whereby more spectators could turn up at the ground after finishing their daily routine. Also, there was a gen...
By Indranil Majumdar

Cricket  /  Published 06.03.22

The king who bowed to Sachin & Laxman

Dusk had just started to descend on the Eden greens on that March evening in 1998. Shane Warne, in his first Test series in India, had arrived in Calcutta the previous night with the Mark Taylor-led s...
By Indranil Majumdar

Cricket  /  Published 04.03.22

Not bothered about scores: Kohli

Virat Kohli had "butterflies" in his stomach and "felt nervous" like a debutant when he walked out to bat in his 100th Test but he is not bothered by lack of hundreds as he feels h...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Mohali

Cricket  /  Published 02.03.22

Mohali special awaits Virat, Rohit

Suddenly the urgency in his stride increased and the next ball was hit for a cover drive. Some 30 yards away, quietly watching the former skipper was his one time deputy. 'Captain Sharma' kep...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Mohali


Cricket  /  Published 26.02.22

Empty stands for 100th Test

The BCCI won't be allowing any spectators for the upcoming first Test between India and Sri Lanka starting here March 4, which is incidentally legendary Virat Kohli's landmark 100th Test, a Pu...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Mohali

Cricket  /  Published 02.01.22

Kohli's India on cusp of history

 India's formidably consistent match-winners have a date with history in the New Year when they take on an out-of-sorts South Africa in the second Test here from Monday in pursuit of a covete...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Johannesburg

Cricket  /  Published 19.12.21

Pujara counts on seamers against SA

Senior India batter Cheteshwar Pujara is confident that his team's fast bowling unit will keep up the good work and get 20 wickets in every Test match in the upcoming series against South Africa, ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Johannesburg

Sports  /  Published 13.12.21

Rohit Sharma ruled out of South Africa Tests

India's Test vice-captain Rohit Sharma has suffered a hit on his hand during a net session in Mumbai and the BCCI has summoned India A captain Priyank Panchal as cover for him ahead of the tour of...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

Cricket  /  Published 09.12.21

Ganguly on Rohit replacing Kohli

BCCI president Sourav Ganguly on Thursday said that once Virat Kohli refused to continue as India's T20 captain, the selectors made up their mind to hand the ODI reins to Rohit Sharma as the natio...
By Kushan Sarkar in New Delhi


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