SHAMIK CHAKRABARTY

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IPL Governing Council proposes two new IPL teams from next season
Fri, Aug 28, 2015

The IPL Governing Council took the decision after going through the recommendations of the Working Group.

India vs Sri Lanka: Patience pays off for Amit Mishra
Mon, Aug 24, 2015

Amit Mishra was recalled after a space of four years after he had a rather unsuccessful series against England in 2011.

Ajinkya Rahane is a diamond ring India must treasure
Sun, Aug 23, 2015

Ajinkya Rahane, with the splendid 126, helped India set Sri Lanka a stiff 413-run target.

Can Stuart Binny do a Angelo Mathews for India?
Sat, Aug 22, 2015

Stuart Binny did a decent job with the ball but it remains to be seen if he can add value with the bat and end India's search for the all-rounder at No.6 position.

India, Sri Lanka grind hard on Day 2 of second Test
Fri, Aug 21, 2015

The second Test between India and Sri Lanka is expected to go the distance as it is evenly poised after Day 2.

Ajinkya Rahane falls to batting experiment
Thu, Aug 20, 2015

Ajinkya Rahane has been India’s most consistent batsman in the longer format over the past couple of seasons.

In Stuart Binny, India pick square peg for round hole
Mon, Aug 17, 2015

Stuart Binny will join the Indian cricket team before the second Test against Sri Lanka starting Thursday.

Virat Kohli & Co. need to address serious issues after Galle debacle
Sun, Aug 16, 2015

More than the technical side of the game, India lost this Test because they were not used to winning.

India vs Sri Lanka: Dinesh Chandimal, Lahiru Thirimanne decisions bring DRS back in focus
Fri, Aug 14, 2015

Both umpires will figure badly in Virat Kohli’s post-match ratings but do India really have a right to complain?

Wriddhiman Saha fights his way to maiden Test fifty
Thu, Aug 13, 2015

Wriddhiman Saha, coming into bat at 257/4, scored a fighting fifty and pushed the lead to a healthy 192.

Ravichandran Ashwin helps India buck the trend
Wed, Aug 12, 2015

Ravichandran Ashwin almost single-handedly, neutralised the advantage that Sri Lanka gained by winning the toss.

A cruel decision: Michael Clarke delays, pays
Mon, Aug 10, 2015

Michael Clarke was presented with an opportunity to saunter into golden sunset when Australia won 2015 World Cup. He dragged on, and invited trouble.

Cricket Conflict of Interest: BCCI clean-up list could include Sachin Tendulkar, Rahul Dravid, Anil Kumble
Mon, Aug 03, 2015

Ex-players have IPL contracts, links with firms managing players; BCCI split on making exception for cricketers.

BCCI’s cricket clean-up: Player-agents must be accredited, code of ethics to follow
Mon, Aug 03, 2015

BCCI president Dalmiya has written to the working group to put an extensive and thorough system in place.

For Sri Lanka tour, unchanged Indian cricket team possibly
Thu, Jul 23, 2015

After one-off Test against Bangladesh, selectors likely to focus on continuity for Sri Lanka Test series.

N Srinivasan buries hatchet with rivals, set to stay ICC chief
Sun, Jul 12, 2015

The patch-up is supposed to have taken place on the sidelines of the ICC annual conference in Barbados last month.

BCCI asks CAB to upgrade drainage, Eden Gardens curator insists it isn’t a solution
Thu, Jul 09, 2015

The CAB wants to address the issue but curator Prabir Mukherjee is stubborn.

In the red, CAB splurges Rs 1crore on celebrations
Sat, Jul 04, 2015

Over the past the few years, the CAB has fared miserably in terms of revenue generation.

India tour of Zimbabwe: A not-so-happy headache for India selectors
Mon, Jun 29, 2015

With big names complaining of fatigue and ‘A’ team players occupied, selectors face Zimbabwe tour dilemma.

Decision on Zimbabwe tour in two days: Jagmohan Dalmiya
Sat, Jun 27, 2015

As per the ZC schedule, India would be playing three ODIs and two T20 internationals in Harare, starting July 10.

Causes of Bangladesh series loss in post-mortem report: Fatigue, IPL, lack of coach
Tue, Jun 23, 2015

The administrative manager for the series Biswarup Dey is likely to highlight these three issues in his report to BCCI president.

India’s tour of Zimbabwe cancelled due to broadcasting rights issue
Mon, Jun 22, 2015

BCCI's decision also puts a question mark over the proposed resumption of bilateral series between India and Pakistan as well.

India tour of Bangladesh: A switch in time saves nine
Tue, Jun 09, 2015

India’s bowlers, without a leader of the unit, must quickly adapt from the shorter formats to Test mode.

Wriddhiman Saha: The Shadow keeper
Sun, Jun 07, 2015

Saha quietly worked on his game, never missed a club match, and has remained patient to finally become India’s No.1 keeper.

A-lister Rahul Dravid gets a double role
Sun, Jun 07, 2015

BCCI announced Rahul Dravid as the coach of the India 'A' and India U-19 teams on Saturday.

Aggression has helped Alastair Cook to find form again: Graham Gooch
Fri, Jun 05, 2015

With his career at a crossroads, Cook decided to turn to Gooch once again, and it has helped him regain his form.

Hope this victory will arrest slide of Bengal football: coach Sanjoy Sen
Tue, Jun 02, 2015

Without a trophy for the last five years and with the sponsorship chaos, the Kolkata club had been staring at an uncertain future.

Sachin, Sourav, Laxman in BCCI cricket advisory committee
Tue, Jun 02, 2015

Tendulkar, Ganguly and Laxman to be part of BCCI cricket advisory committee.

Mumbai lift second IPL title after crushing Chennai at Eden
Mon, May 25, 2015

In Kolkata, where their horrible run began with a loss in the opener, Mumbai end a miraculous season with their 2nd IPL title

When RCB’s Mandeep Singh got a dressing-down from Yuvraj Singh
Sun, May 24, 2015

Yuvraj Singh was clearly unimpressed with the youngster's shot selection.

At 40, Michael Hussey returns to rock
Sun, May 24, 2015

Retired from international cricket, Big Bash and IPL are Michael Hussey's tenuous links to real-time action.

Ex-factor: Eyes on MS Dhoni as CSK and MI play IPL final
Sun, May 24, 2015

The big-hitting Dhoni has been conspicuous by his absence this season, scoring at a sedate strike-rate of 121.

IPL 8, CSK vs RCB: MS Dhoni & Mr Cricket set up final date
Sat, May 23, 2015

Hussey’s half century, Dhoni’s composed cameo help CSK chase down a modest but tricky target, make Season 8 finale.

In-form Virat Kohli’s RCB take on MS Dhoni’s CSK in IPL knockout
Fri, May 22, 2015

Chennai had an extra day off after Qualifier 1. The pitch is brown, much to Dhoni’s likings. He will try to make the advantage count.

India’s tour of Bangladesh offers an opportunity for fringe players
Tue, Jun 09, 2015

Selectors may give fatigued regulars a rest when they meet to pick the team for the Bangladesh series.

IPL 8: Police constable in Kolkata loses eye after hit by David Miller six
Sat, May 16, 2015

On Thursday, doctors informed Aich and his family that he would never be able to see with his injured eye.