Test Cricket
Sports  /  Published 17.11.19

Tinge of green in pink hype

The Eden might be draped in pink but the 22-yard strip in the middle of it is set to sport a greenish tinge. While that is good news for India, who possess one of the most lethal pace attacks in conte...
By Arindam Bandyopadhyay in Calcutta

Cricket  /  Published 28.11.19

Living Bridge — Living the Dream

My vision of the ‘Living Bridge’ between the United Kingdom and India is of a thick cord of the finest silk. Each brilliantly coloured strand is a separate element, exquisite and beautiful in its ...
By Nick Low in Calcutta

Cricket  /  Published 05.10.18

Dedicate this century to my mother, says Jadeja

 For Ravindra Jadeja, getting his maiden Test century was certainly special as it took him six years since his debut to reach the three-figure mark. The all-rounder had scored an 86 and 90 in Tes...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 23.09.19

Ex-opener Madhav Apte passes away

Former India opener Madhav Apte died here on Monday morning after suffering a cardiac arrest. He was 86. Apte was admitted to Breach Candy Hospital where he breathed his last at 6.09am, his son Vaman ...
By Agencies in Mumbai

Sports  /  Published 31.05.20

Age of India in Wisden’s modern history

For long, lazy afternoons during lockdown, The Wisden Book of Test Cricket 2014-2019, covering 223 matches up to the end of the 2019 English summer season, is the perfect book for lovers of the game....
By Amit Roy in London

Sports  /  Published 10.10.19

India-SA Test: Display of disdain on opening day

Thursday for India at the MCA Stadium turned out to be like a tricky job interview that ultimately went well.They were put through some tough tests initially; but once past them, the rest of the road ...
By Sudipto Gupta in Pune

Sports  /  Published 02.10.19

Wriddhi the best: Kohli

Virat Kohli on Tuesday confirmed what was being openly discussed in the corridors of Indian cricket for some time now.The India captain said that Wriddhiman Saha would be replacing the struggling Rish...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 11.09.19

Rishabh Pant keen to impress

Since the World Cup in the UK, Rishabh Pant has been going through a rough patch.But the wicketkeeper-batsman seems ready to bounce back as India host South Africa, with the opening game of the tour b...
By Sayak Banerjee in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 14.07.19

Cricket and nationalism: joined at the hip

Liberals tend to deplore perfervid nationalism in sport in a hand-wringing way, looking past the fact that many sports are mortgaged to nationalism for their needle and their audience. Latin American ...
By Mukul Kesavan in

Sports  /  Published 02.05.19

India, England retain top Test and ODI rankings

India and England managed to retain top spots in the Test and ODI team rankings respectively, following the annual update of the ICC rankings on Thursday.The rankings were updated after series results...
By PTI in Dubai


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