Test Cricket
Cricket  /  Published 10.07.19

Lloyd not in favour of 4-day Tests

Clive Hubert Lloyd, an iconic former captain of the West Indies and an Elder Statesman of the sport, is of the view that Test cricket shouldn’t be tinkered with beyond a point.“I’m not in favour...
By Lokendra Pratap Sahi in Manchester

Cricket  /  Published 01.09.19

Jasprit Bumrah owes it to Virat Kohli

“What a bowler, man! What a bowler…” Virat Kohli was caught on the stump microphone saying so when Jasprit Bumrah — the third bowler to take a hat-trick for India in Tests — picked up one of...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 22.11.19

Pink-ball cricket is a welcome experiment

The Puritan Cricketer, possibly of English ancestry, could well be turning in his grave at the Park Street cemetery. His fellow creatures of flesh and blood are, apparently, seeing red as well. For Ca...
By The Editorial Board in

West Bengal  /  Published 20.11.19

Air fare takes wings on Test eve

The craze surrounding the pink ball India-Bangladesh Test at the Eden Gardens has sent airfares on the Dhaka-Calcutta route soaring.At 6pm on Wednesday, IndiGo was charging more than Rs 18,000 for fly...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 17.11.19

3 regulars at practice

The early finish to the first Test has given both India and Bangladesh extra time to get accustomed to the pink ball, which will be used in the second Test at the Eden beginning Friday. Members from b...
By Sayak Banerjee in Indore


Cricket  /  Published 24.10.19

Russell Domingo’s mantra: Win toss, bat first

The Bangladesh players’ strike earlier this week, that had cast a shadow over their tour of India, did not perturb head coach Russell Domingo at all.Rather, he is solely focused on the upcoming matc...
By Sayak Banerjee in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 15.01.20

Moment Virat won’t forget

India captain Virat Kohli hit a neat six while batting for Audi on Wednesday at the launch of its new SUV. A brand ambassador for the company, Kohli was asked about his experience of driving the car a...
By Anasuya Basu in Mumbai

Opinion  /  Published 11.01.19

Cricket victory: Not a moment for complacency

The final frontier has been conquered — finally. It has taken India 71 years and 11 tours to win a Test series on Australian soil, a fact that would make the triumph taste even sweeter for Virat Koh...
By The Editorial Board in

Sports  /  Published 24.12.18

A 100 or even 200 could come in 3rd Test: Ajinkya Rahane

India vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane was on Monday confidence personified, saying his rhythm and counter-attacking mindset could help him rack up not just a century but a double at the Boxing Day Test.Ra...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 26.11.19

If cows could vote

Sir — Human beings generally do not enjoy living, or being treated, like animals. New India, however, is an exception even in this case. For the last five years, it has been proved multiple times th...
By The Telegraph in


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