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 17.01.20

Nadkarni no more

Former India all-rounder Bapu Nadkarni, best known for bowling a record 21 successive maiden overs in a Test match against England in erstwhile Madras in 1964, died on Friday, family sources said. He ...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 10.01.19

Other cricket teams could learn from India

In the end, it was a bit of an anti-climax. The first Asian side to ever win a Test series in Australia clinched this historic achievement in front of a sparse, rained-out crowd. But to those who were...
By Hassan Cheema in


Sports  /  Published 09.12.19

‘Real’ home Test awaits Pakistan

Sri Lanka embarked on the first Test tour of Pakistan in 10 years on Monday following the deadly 2009 attack on their team that plunged Pakistan into sporting isolation. “Touchdown Islamabad,” tw...
By Agencies in Rawalpindi

Opinion  /  Published 28.12.18

Save the real Test

In cricket, newer formats are shrinking at an alarming rate. Reduction in overs can heighten competition and unpredictability. This can enhance entertainment and viewership, which, in turn, can lead t...
By Subhasis Ray in

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 12.10.19

Proteas fight back, India in driving seat

The beauty of Test cricket is that it’s not just about statistics, but also about aesthetics.A Test is where a forward-defensive block arouses as much ecstasy as a defiant hook, where the character ...
By Sudipto Gupta in Pune

Cricket  /  Published 25.04.20

Cricket Australia mulls ban ease for India

The Australian government might make travel exemptions for the Indian team’s tour Down Under later this year to save their cricket Board from losing a staggering Australian dollars (AUD) 300 million...
By PTI in Melbourne


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