Shamik Chakrabarty


Anil Kumble gets five out of five, but has to go through the ‘process’
Fri, May 26, 2017

Anil Kumble was appointed in June last year and began his stint with a 2-0 Test series victory in West Indies.

IPL 2017: Uncapped Indian players come to terms with top-grade cricket
Mon, May 22, 2017

Uncapped Indian shine at the big stage with performances that made impact throughout the IPL season.

Pay hike for players, coach: Anil Kumble meets administrators
Mon, May 22, 2017

Kumble has demanded Rs 7.5 crore per annum for the Team India head coach and a 150 per cent hike in retainer ship fees for Grade A players.

MI vs KKR, Qualifier 2: Mumbai Indians take a fast local to enter fourth IPL final
Sat, May 20, 2017

Mumbai Indians chased down Kolkata Knight Riders’ 107 in just 14.3 overs and six wickets in hand to book final berth.

IPL Eliminator, SRH vs KKR: Post six-over chase, BCCI to revisit IPL rain rule
Fri, May 19, 2017

KKR knocked out defending champions SRH in a truncated six-over run chase to set up a virtual semi-final against the Mumbai Indians.

IPL 2017: How the costliest players fared for their teams
Tue, May 16, 2017

A total of 66 players had been sold at the auction in February for a little over Rs 91 crore.

Don’t read too much into IPL form, playing for country evokes different passion
Mon, May 15, 2017

Virat Kohli, Ajinkya Rahane and Ravindra Jadeja go into the ICC Champions Trophy after a poor IPL but playing for India is likely to do wonders.

IPL 2017, KKR vs MI: The more things change for Mumbai Indians
Sun, May 14, 2017

Twelve matches and 37 days later Ambati Rayudu got a game because Mumbai rested six key players.

Not liable to compensate as there was no formal agreement: BCCI tells PCB
Thu, May 11, 2017

The BCCI reiterated that bilateral cricket with Pakistan was subject to Government approval, something that was not in the board’s control.

IPL 2017, GL vs DD: Shreyas Iyer’s 96 helps Delhi Daredevils pip Gujarat Lions
Thu, May 11, 2017

Shreyas Iyer’s 57-ball 96 snatches a two-wicket victory from the clutches of defeat in Kanpur for Delhi Daredevils.

N Srinivasan joins BCCI Special General Meeting through video conferencing
Mon, May 08, 2017

Former BCCI and ICC boss N Srinivasan’s presence through Skype at the BCCI Special General Meeting raised a few eyebrows as it appeared.

BCCI gives nod, India to send team for Champions Trophy
Tue, May 09, 2017

The squad for the eight-team tournament in England will be picked on Monday.

RCB v KXIP: Ninth pin falls
Sat, May 06, 2017

Bangalore crash to ninth defeat of the season as star-studded batting line-up fail to chase 138 against Punjab.

Select ICC Champions Trophy squad immediately: CoA tell BCCI
Tue, May 09, 2017

COA issued a letter to BCCI acting secretary to convene a meeting of the selection committee for Champions Trophy immediately.

IPL 2017, KKR v RPS: Rahul Tripathi, the Giant Killer
Thu, May 04, 2017

Young Rahul Tripathi scored 52-ball 93 to help Pune beat formidable Kolkata and close in on playoff spot.

BCCI gets notice from Pakistan Cricket Board
Thu, May 04, 2017

Under the 2014 MoU, India and Pakistan were supposed to play 12 Tests, 30 ODIs and 12 T20 Internationals between 2015 and 2022

COA to BCCI officials: Don’t threaten Champions Trophy pullout without approval
Tue, May 09, 2017

The COA has directed the BCCI not to pre-empt the Special General Meeting (SGM), scheduled on May 7.

BCCI ready to escalate matters on ICC revenue model; may pull out of all ICC events
Tue, May 02, 2017

It is learnt that a decision to send the letter to the ICC has been agreed upon by the majority of the BCCI members.

IPL 2017, SRH vs KKR: David Warner is the ‘Ton’ Riser
Mon, May 01, 2017

It took a special hundred by David Warner to arrest Kolkata Knight Riders' winning streak

If India doesn’t play, it will become very difficult for the broadcasters to even produce, says acting BCCI secretary, Amitabh Choudhary
Sun, Apr 30, 2017

The acting BCCI secretary, Amitabh Choudhary, represented India in the recently concluded ICC Board meeting.

IPL 2017: Easy victory for Kolkata Knight Riders over Delhi Daredevils
Sat, Apr 29, 2017

Familiar protagonists Coulter-Nile, Uthappa and Gambhir feature in another routine rout for Kolkata

Isolation looms for Indian cricket
Thu, Apr 27, 2017

BCCI to discuss participation in Champions Trophy after ICC votes overwhelmingly in favour of new governance, financial models

BCCI to push for deferment of ICC meeting on revenue sharing model
Tue, Apr 25, 2017

The proposals need the official seal at this meeting before the formal ratification at the ICC AGM in June.

IPL 2017, KKR vs RCB: Kolkata have RCB’s number: 7 0 1 8 9 8 2 0 2 5 0
Mon, Apr 24, 2017

Chasing 132, RCB’s famed batting line-up runs into KKR’s pace quartet; no batsman crosses single digit as the team is bowled out for 49

IPL 2017: After drizzle, Suresh Raina dazzles
Tue, May 09, 2017

Suresh Raina delivered at Knight Riders’ fortress with a match-winning 46-ball 84; his 30th IPL half-ton.

How players will fare as vote bank in cricket associations
Thu, Apr 20, 2017

There’s still ambiguity over voting rights for player-members and different interpretations have been forwarded.

IPL 2017, SRH vs KXIP: Manan Vohra leads a one-man army, but Bhuvneshwar Kumar wins war
Tue, Apr 18, 2017

Bhuvneshwar Kuamr's fifer undid Manan Vohra's valiant knock of 94 off 50 balls as SRH beat KXIP by five runs.

IPL 2017: Robin Uthappa , Gautam Gambhir’s quiet Knight, rises   
Tue, May 09, 2017

Robin Uthappa breaks the shackles with a dominant half-century before Kolkata’s tweakers spin a web around Hyderabad’s batsmen at Eden Gardens

IPL 2017, KKR vs KXIP: An open and shut case
Fri, Apr 14, 2017

With ball, Suni Narine turns the tap off on Kings XI Punjab’s run flow; with bat, he wreaks havoc as a surprise opener.

IPL 2017: The X-Factor to clinch the trophy this season
Wed, Apr 05, 2017

IPL 2017 presents an opportunity for the fans to look into the extravaganza from a different perspective.

Challenge for IPL 10 to attract fans after India’s long home season
Tue, Apr 04, 2017

IPL 2017, coming on the heels of a long home season during which India achieved success, faces the challenge of attracting fans.

With stars missing, IPL 10 might take a couple of weeks to create a ‘heavy metal’ atmosphere
Mon, Apr 03, 2017

It appears that the IPL 2017 needs something special to woo the connoisseurs after India's six-month-long home Test season.

After Bangalore Test, Australia’s DRS success rate has dropped considerably, says Wriddhiman Saha
Mon, Apr 03, 2017

Wriddhiman Saha speaks about his improvement as a cricketer, India’s unprecedented success and sledging.

IPL 2017: Why injured Indian players missing the IPL don’t lose out on big money
Sun, Apr 02, 2017

BCCI’s player insurance for the Indian Premier League will properly compensate the injured national players.

FIFA 2017 U-17 World Cup: Air too toxic, so no games after Diwali for Delhi
Wed, Mar 29, 2017

Diwali falls on October 19 and Delhi’s last match will be on October 16 — in the double-header Round of 16 games.

BCCI officials call for SGM, CoA steps in
Mon, Mar 27, 2017

CoA directive puts a serious question mark over the proposed SGM that has six items on the agenda.