Test Cricket
Cricket  /  Published 23.11.19

History in the making

I felt I had entered a film studio. The image before my eyes was pristine — a composite of gleaming set pieces, with each component resting seamlessly in its designated place. The hazy late autumn s...
By Priyam Marik in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 19.11.19

Agarkar points at pace craft

Come Friday and India will take their first steps into the unknown territory of Day-Night Test matches. The focus will shift to the dew factor and how the pink ball behaves under lights at Eden Garden...
By Arindam Bandyopadhyay in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 19.11.19

Get set for star parade

Bangladesh’s ODI captain Mashrafe Mortaza and his family are likely to be part of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s 66-member delegation that will arrive in the city on Friday morning.Hasina will be ...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 18.11.19

Makers promise seam & shine

The pink SG ball would be making its debut in the India versus Bangladesh Day-Night Test at Eden Gardens beginning Friday.The red SG ball has already been subjected to criticism related to its quality...
By Sayak Banerjee in Indore

Sports  /  Published 30.10.19

Eden pads up for dew battle

The D-factor. That’s the most important thing the Eden Gardens is grappling with as the iconic venue gets ready to host India’s first-ever Day-Night pink-ball Test.The battle with dew though is n...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

Cricket  /  Published 21.10.19

South Africa dance to pacers’ music

Teams visiting India are generally worried about spinners and spin-friendly conditions. But now they need to deal with the pacers first — that is the message India’s quicks put across successfully...
By Sayak Banerjee in Ranchi

Sports  /  Published 24.05.20

No short-cuts, Test remains cricket’s premier league

Sports provides a high-risk, high-consequence environment where each sportsperson aspires to earn an entire life’s livelihood during his or her playing span. Sport career transition (SCT) studies ha...
By Subhasis Ray in

Sports  /  Published 11.01.20

Steve Waugh predicts super series

India’s tour of Australia towards the end of 2020 has already evoked a lot of interest. According to Steve Waugh, the Test series between the “two best sides” will be remembered for a long time ...
By PTI in New Delhi

Sports  /  Published 04.01.20

Virat Kohli: Let Tests be of 5 days

Team India captain Virat Kohli has opposed the idea of the proposed four-day Test matches, advocating that the current five-day format is the purest form of the game and should be retained.“Four-day...
By Imtiaz Ahmed in Guwahati

Opinion  /  Published 14.12.18

Restaurant in a tramcar: A palatable idea

Sir — The public-private partnership to revive trams in Calcutta is welcome (“Heritage meets gastronomy on tracks”, Dec 7). Victoria on the Wheels, Calcutta’s first restaurant in a tramcar, is...
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