Test Cricket
Sports  /  Published 11.09.21

Playing by the rules? Jury is out

There was no play in Manchester, but the interplay of opinions and statements to explain the status of the match and the resultant speculation about the way forward played havoc with one’s under...
By Sudipto Gupta in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 07.09.21

D-day of domination and demolition

2 This is the only second time India have won two Tests in the same series in England. In 1986, India won the first two Tests of the series at Lord's and Leeds 3 It is the third time that India h...
By Sayak Banerjee in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 29.08.21

Welcome addiction: Test cricket is an education

Writing this on the morning after India batted out the day at Headingley to finish at 215 for two, still 139 runs behind, it’s apparent that the power of Test cricket vests in the weird fact tha...
By Mukul Kesavan

Sports  /  Published 28.08.21

Kohli backs under-fire Rishabh Pant

India skipper Virat Kohli on Saturday backed under-fire wicketkeeper Rishabh Pant, saying the team management will give him all the space that he needs in the remainder of the five-Test series against...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Leeds

Sports  /  Published 28.08.21

Disciplined Indians offer ray of hope

After losing the other opener, KL Rahul, to the last ball before lunch, Rohit and Pujara did exceedingly well to brave the conditions, countering the English quicks with a fair amount of grit, determi...
By Sayak Banerjee


Sports  /  Published 20.08.21

Attitude, skill make it count for pacers

“Well, during our playing days as well, India always had the talent in terms of fast bowling. But the IPL, since its advent, has been a massive factor,” former South Africa head coach Otti...
By Sayak Banerjee in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 14.08.21

Test cricket: India ahead but Joe grows root

If the first day was all about being watchful, disciplined and showing intent only when it mattered, Day II of the second cricket Test at Lord’s saw all that absolutely forgotten by the India ba...
By Sayak Banerjee

Sports  /  Published 03.08.21

Mayank to miss first Test

Opener Mayank Agarwal has been ruled out of India’s opening Test against England in Nottingham that begins on Wednesday. Mayank was hit on the helmet while batting during India’s nets ses...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 27.06.21

Upbeat over ODIs after Test grit

The grit that helped to carve out a draw in the one-off Test has certainly bolstered India Women’s morale, as they get ready for the white-ball leg of their England tour beginning with the first...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 22.06.21

Maharaj hat-trick in SA win

Keshav Maharaj became only the second South African to take a Test hat-trick as he ripped through the West Indies middle order with five wickets to help his side to an emphatic 158-run victory in the ...
By Reuters in Gros Islet


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