World Test Championship
Sports  /  Published 13.01.21

Options open on Bumrah

The Indian team is keeping its fingers crossed on Jasprit Bumrah after it emerged that the fast bowler is nursing an abdominal strain ahead of the fourth and final Test at the Gabba, set to begin on F...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 12.01.21

The challenges before cricket

There is hardly any game other than cricket that is experiencing numerous basic changes. Cricket now has three championships for three formats — Tests, ODIs and T20s — making it unique. Th...
By Subhasis Ray in

Sports  /  Published 19.02.20

Kohli bats for world of Tests

Virat Kohli feels the World Test Championship will be the biggest among all the events even as the International Cricket Council (ICC) is planning to organise one men’s limited overs tournament ever...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 17.03.20

Waqar plea for Indo-Pak Tests

Waqar Younis said it doesn’t make sense that the ICC World Test Championship doesn’t feature any match between India and Pakistan. “I know it is a difficult situation between Pakistan and India ...
By PTI in Karachi

Opinion  /  Published 10.01.20

Cricket's sign of four

The rules of cricket are straightforward. Players and fans who have suffered on account of the notorious Duckworth-Lewis method might vehemently disagree; after all, this formula, to calculate revised...
By The Editorial Board in


Sports  /  Published 20.02.20

Points system unfair: Kane

New Zealand captain Kane Williamson is not a fan of the points system used for the World Test Championship where a team gets a maximum of 120 points irrespective of the length of the series. As per th...
By PTI in Wellington

Sports  /  Published 07.01.20

Pitch strengthens for ‘purest format’

The possibility of four-day Test matches being made mandatory as part of the World Test Championship from 2023 seems to have hit a roadblock after failing to garner much support from the powers that b...
By Indranil Majumdar in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 24.03.20

BRIEFS: Ancelotti, Jose join ‘battle’

Carlo Ancelotti surprised an Everton fan with motor neurone disease while Jose Mourinho helped deliver care packages as Premier League managers joined in the battle against the coronavirus crisis. Anc...
By Agencies in London

Sports  /  Published 11.03.20

BRIEFS: Kaushik makes Tokyo cut

World bronze-medallist Manish Kaushik (63kg) on Wednesday became the ninth Indian boxer to book an Olympic berth with a brutal box- off win at the Asian Qualifiers as the country recorded its best-eve...
By Agencies in Melbourne

Sports  /  Published 01.05.20

No.1 task for Test’s top team

Reclaiming the top spot in Test cricket has brought the smiles back on their faces but Australia coach Justin Langer says beating India in their own den remains the ultimate test. Australia on Friday ...
By TT Bureau & Agencies in Calcutta/Melbourne


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