Shamik Chakrabarty


Mumbai Indians, Rising Pune Supergiants to meet IPL chairman Rajeev Shukla on Friday
Fri, Apr 15, 2016

It is learnt that Dharamsala, Jaipur, Raipur, Indore, Kanpur and Vizag have been shortlisted as alternate venues for group league fixtures.

IPL 2016: MI stroll in Rohit Sharma’s garden of Eden
Thu, Apr 14, 2016

At his favourite venue, Mumbai captain Rohit Sharma fires 54-ball 82* to guide the defending champs chase down 188.

IPL 2016: Slow starters Mumbai Indians face Kolkata Knight Riders in their E-den
Wed, Apr 13, 2016

Mumbai Indians lost their first game to Rising Pune SuperGiants while KKR humbled Delhi Daredevils.

IPL 2016, Episode 1: Prime-time horror for Delhi Daredevils in Kolkata
Mon, Apr 11, 2016

Another flop show with the bat does Delhi Daredevils in, while KKR produce a clinical effort in their opening encounter.

IPL 2016: Harsha Bhogle off air, says ‘no one told me anything’
Thu, Apr 14, 2016

BCCI Secretary Anurag Thakur and IPL Chairman Rajeev Shukla refused to comment on Harsha Bhogle’s sudden ouster.

IPL 2016, KKR vs DD: With Rahul Dravid-Paddy Upton partnership, Delhi Daredevils embrace Rajasthan Royals model
Sun, Apr 10, 2016

With Rahul Dravid roped in as mentor and Paddy Upton as head coach, DD made a strong shift towards Rajasthan Royals model.

England: A history of heartbreaks
Tue, Apr 05, 2016

Theirs is a repetitive narrative of heartbreaks — undone by a cocktail of brain freeze, nervousness and occasional refereeing blunders.

West Indies vs England: Ben Stokes extinguishes England fire
Mon, Apr 04, 2016

It was England's game to lose. But Ben Stokes blew it away. Four length balls in a row and all of them disappeared into the crowd.

Women’s World T20: Maiden title for West Indies women
Mon, Apr 04, 2016

Hayley Matthews and Stafanie Taylor fashion West Indies to their first World T20 triumph, Australia dethroned.

West Indies vs England: England have wings to fly, hope to soar once again
Mon, Apr 04, 2016

After disappointment at 50-over World Cup last year, England have turn things around to reach World T20 final in 2016.

India vs West Indies: Prologue to the semi-finals as India piggyback on Virat Kohli
Wed, Mar 30, 2016

For India, it has been a one-man show with the bat. Rohit Sharma has scored 45 runs, Shikhar Dhawan 43, Suresh Raina 41 and Yuvraj Singh 51. Much below Kohli's 184.

NZ vs BAN: Blackout at Eden Gardens, but New Zealand turn on the voltage
Sun, Mar 27, 2016

New Zealand's fourth successive victory was halted for 11 minutes when one of the light towers went off at Eden Gardens.

New Zealand vs Bangladesh: ‘Broken’ Bangladesh seek redemption against Black Caps
Sat, Mar 26, 2016

Bangladesh played their first Test in November 2000. Sixteen years down the line, Bangladesh haven’t yet reached the semi-finals of any ICC event.

Not on the sunny side: How Eden Gardens wicket turned on its head
Mon, Mar 21, 2016

Eden Gardens’ playing arena underwent an overhaul under Sujan Mukherjee. And the India, Pakistan fixture had everyone perplexed.

India vs Pakistan: Chaser Virat Kohli gets campaign on track
Mon, Mar 21, 2016

Virat Kohli's unbeaten 55 helps India recover from 23/3 to overhaul Pakistan’s total of 118 in rain hit match.

India vs Pakistan: Rivalry gets a show of love as Virat Kohli gifts Mohammad Amir bat
Sun, Mar 20, 2016

The Virat Kohli-Mohammad Amir exchange during the two team's practice session was touching.

India vs Pakistan: Everybody’s game is anybody’s game at Eden Gardens
Sun, Mar 20, 2016

Unpredictability of the format and the teams’ contrasting form in World T20 means there are no favourites for India-Pakistan contest.

ICC World T20: Not a walk in the garden for Sri Lanka against Afghanistan
Fri, Mar 18, 2016

Afghanistan ride on captain Asghar Stanikzai’s 62 off 47 but in the end are pipped by Tillakaratne Dilshan’s unbeaten 83.

Ahead of ICC World T20 opener, Sri Lanka fret over Lasith Malinga’s fitness
Thu, Mar 17, 2016

Lasith Malinga last bowled against UAE and made an impact with his 4/26 which was instrumental in their only win in the Asia Cup T20.

Pakistan vs Bangladesh, World T20: Be afraid, be very Afraidi
Thu, Mar 17, 2016

Ahead of the India match, Shahid Afridi makes 19-ball 49, takes two wickets as Pakistan thrash Bangladesh by 55 runs.

Pakistan vs Bangladesh: Twain shall meet at Eden Gardens
Wed, Mar 16, 2016

Pakistan's participation was in doubt till last minute, but now that they are here, Afridi & Co. hope to bury past when they face Bangladesh.

ICC World T20: India favourites but favourites don’t always finish first
Tue, Mar 15, 2016

India start the ICC World T20 as clear favourites but they have to deal with the likes of South Africa, New Zealand, Australia and Pakistan.

ICC World T20: In India, Shahid Afridi at home away from home
Mon, Mar 14, 2016

Pakistan skipper Shahid Afridid says his team feel they have more following in India than in their own country.

ICC World T20: Pakistan confirm participation in the tournament
Sat, Mar 12, 2016

Pakistan confirm participation after West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee gives written assurance on security.

India vs West Indies: In warm-up, Rohit Sharma hits unbeaten 98; Jasprit Bumrah keeps form going
Fri, Mar 11, 2016

Rohit Sharma hit 98* before four bowlers picked two wickets each as India beat West Indies by 45 runs in warm-up.

ICC World T20: Kolkata bridges India and Pakistan
Thu, Mar 10, 2016

Blue ridband India-Pakistan World T20 match shifted out of Himachal Pradesh to Eden Gardens by ICC after PCB raises safety concerns.

As big shots fly off MS Dhoni’s willow, talk of revival gains ground
Tue, Mar 08, 2016

MS Dhoni’s batting throughout the Asia Cup confirmed that he was showing signs of being able to play the big shots at will.

Ind vs Ban, Asia Cup: Asia conquered, World next
Mon, Mar 07, 2016

India clinch Asia Cup trophy for a record sixth time after beating hosts Bangladesh by eight wickets.

Kashmiri students star in university T20 league in Dhaka
Sun, Mar 06, 2016

A medical college in Dhaka now has its own version of t20 league and Indians, mostly Kashmiris, have a decent presence in it.

Asia Cup Final: Favourites play sentimental favourites
Sun, Mar 06, 2016

Hosts will hope to ride on support of passionate fans, confidence from beating Pakistan when they play No.1 ranked India in final

Bangladesh’s captain courageous Mashrafe Mortaza to bid adieu
Sat, Mar 05, 2016

Everyone related to Bangladesh cricket credits him for the team’s limited-overs/ODI resurgence.

Retirement plans on hold till the T20 World Cup, states Lasith Malinga
Sat, Mar 05, 2016

Lasith Malinga hasn’t recovered from a bad knee and his absence was a reason why Sri Lanka bowed out of the Asia Cup with a whimper.

Pak vs SL: In battle of fallen giants, Pakistan dwarf Sri Lanka
Sat, Mar 05, 2016

Pakistan's collective batting effort helped the team chase down Sri Lanka's 151-run target in the last league game of Asia Cup.

Ind vs UAE, Asia Cup 2016: In gloomy Mirpur, India spell doom for UAE
Sun, Mar 06, 2016

Martin Crowe's death cast a shadow over but brother Jeff Crowe stands strong to discharge his duties in an inconsequential contest.

Asia Cup: Ahead of the final, India’s bench-warmers eager to cash in on UAE game
Thu, Mar 03, 2016

India’s recent string of success - 3-0 win in Australia, win over Sri Lanka, run in Asia Cup - has barely allowed any room for experiments.

Asia Cup 2016, Bangladesh vs Pakistan: The night Dhaka’s traffic stopped
Thu, Mar 03, 2016

Despite a spirited effort by Mohammad Amir towards the end, Bangladesh batsmen hold nerves to hang on and reach the final.