Test Match
Cricket  /  Published 12.11.21

Rahane to lead

Vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane will lead India in the first Test against New Zealand in Kanpur, starting November 25, before regular skipper Virat Kohli returns to take charge from the second Test in Mum...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

Sports  /  Published 05.10.21

Debate on 5-day Tests

Australia head coach Matthew Mott has reiterated his call for five-day Tests in women’s cricket but former India captains Diana Edulji and Shantha Rangaswamy are among the ones who prefer status...
By PTI in New Delhi

Sports  /  Published 11.09.21

Test a risk, onward to IPL

⚫ Even if a 96-hour gestation period of the virus is considered, why couldn’t the Test be pushed back by four days? Why cancel it? The IPL begins on September 19, five days after the schedule...
By Indranil Majumdar in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 11.09.21

A one-off game: ECB

The Test match that BCCI has proposed to play in lieu of the cancelled fifth Test would be a one-off game, ECB chief executive Tom Harrison said on Friday. “No, I think it’s a standalone ...
By Agencies in Manchester

Sports  /  Published 28.08.21

Kohli backs under-fire Rishabh Pant

India skipper Virat Kohli on Saturday backed under-fire wicketkeeper Rishabh Pant, saying the team management will give him all the space that he needs in the remainder of the five-Test series against...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Leeds


Sports  /  Published 28.08.21

India lose 3rd Test to England

Pacer Ollie Robinson engineered a middle-order collapse with the second new ball as England completed a facile innings and 76 run victory against India on the fourth day of the third Test, here on Sat...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Leeds

Sports  /  Published 24.06.21

Not a test for the best: Kohli on WTC

Virat Kohli acknowledged the need for India’s batsmen to “work out better plans in terms of understanding how to score runs and stay in sync with the momentum of the game.” But more ...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 15.05.21

Hanuma Vihari’s ‘team’ bats in distress

Crushing the pain barrier to save a Test match is no small feat but for Hanuma Vihari, the biggest satisfaction these days comes from being able to arrange a hospital bed or oxygen cylinders for despe...
By PTI in New Delhi

Sports  /  Published 26.02.21

Challenging yes, but was it unplayable?

⚫ Virat Kohli has now won 22 Tests at home as captain in 29 Tests. He goes ahead of MS Dhoni who had 21 wins in 30 Tests. ⚫ This is India’s second two-day Test match. Against Afghanist...
By Sudipto Gupta

Sports  /  Published 17.02.21

Eye on IPL, Sourav bets big on fans

Even as the BCCI is mulling allowing fans into stadiums for this year’s IPL, should it be held in India, Board president Sourav Ganguly confirmed that tickets for the Day-Night Test against Engl...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta


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