Test Cricket
Sports  /  Published 26.11.18

Must support Kohli: Gilchrist

Adam Gilchrist is expecting Virat Kohli to do an encore of 2014-15 Test series but for India to win the coveted Border-Gavaskar Trophy, the other batsmen will have to rally around their talismanic cap...
By PTI in Sydney

Jharkhand  /  Published 10.10.19

Dhoni to watch hometown Test from gallery

Cricket buffs can book their tickets for the third India- South Africa Test match here from October 15. That is the the day Jharkhand State Cricket Association (JSCA) will start sale of tickets for th...
By Sanjeev Kumar Verma in Ranchi

Sports  /  Published 13.01.20

BCCI for 5-day Tests

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has made it clear that it will stick to the game’s traditional format and not back a proposal for four-day Tests when the matter comes up for discuss...
By Indranil Majumdar in Mumbai

Sports  /  Published 09.01.20

Lessons in cricket history for roadmap of its future

The five-day Test, what many term the “purest format”, actually became the norm just about 40 years ago — in 1979 — and the jury is out on whether the administrators should revert to a four-da...
By Indranil Majumdar and Devdan Mitra in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 19.01.19

Virat & Faf stand out as Test captains, says John Emburey

John Ernest Emburey, a former captain of England and one of the most accomplished off-spinners of his era, spoke to The Telegraph at the MCG on Friday evening.The 66-year-old Emburey’s CV includes h...
By Lokendra Pratap Sahi in Melbourne


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


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