The Ashes Series
Sports  /  Published 27.10.21

Smith relishes prospect of Stokes battle

Steve Smith shrugged off concerns that a lingering elbow injury will limit his effectiveness in the Ashes series against England and said he is relishing the return of Ben Stokes to international cric...
By Our bureau & Agencies

Sports  /  Published 22.10.21

Lyon keen on duel with Stokes

Australia spin bowler Nathan Lyon expects Ben Stokes to play some part in the upcoming Ashes series Down Under, as speculation continues over the England all-rounder’s participation. Stokes has...
By Reuters in Sydney

Sports  /  Published 08.10.21

Lyon expects England at full strength

Nathan Lyon expects a full-strength England squad when they reach Australia for the Ashes, irrespective of the strong concerns about quarantine arrangements for players and their families. The Ashes ...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 19.05.21

Ashes schedule released, opening Test in Brisbane

The oldest cricket rivalry between England and Australia will renew in December this year. You guessed that right. The Ashes 2021-22 schedule has been announced by Cricket Australia, with Brisbane set...
By Our Bureau

Cricket  /  Published 27.08.20

Anderson has his eye on 700 Test wickets

England’s James Anderson has targeted another Ashes series against Australia and has his eye on 700 Test wickets after making history against Pakistan in the drawn third Test at the Rose Bowl on...
By Reuters in Southampton


Cricket  /  Published 01.07.20

Umpires’ ‘new normal’

Nitin Menon, the youngest member in the ICC elite panel of umpires, considers the Ashes series as the ultimate challenge but he says the biggest challenge in prevailing circumstances is to ensure that...
By PTI in New Delhi

Sports  /  Published 25.12.18

Virat Kohli wants to focus on good cricket

He is what he is and he has no regrets whatsoever. That’s the message Virat Kohli conveyed on the eve of the Boxing Day Test versus Australia at the MCG, when asked about his image and how he conduc...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 03.01.19

Won’t be lacking in intensity: Virat Kohli

For Virat Kohli, winning a maiden Test series in Australia at the SCG would certainly be “big” for India as this was the venue where the transition started for the team under his captaincy. Kohli ...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 28.12.18

No reason why India can’t win: Kapil Dev

“Unless there’s rain, I see no reason why India cannot win the third Test on Saturday itself, which is only Day IV,” Kapil Dev told The Telegraph after the release of a coffee-table book on Indi...
By Lokendra Pratap Sahi in Chennai

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


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