Wednesday, Oct 22, 2014

SHAMIK CHAKRABARTY

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MS Dhoni rested for Sri Lanka ODIs, Virat Kohli to lead
Wed, Oct 22, 2014

Dhoni’s absence also opened the door for Wriddhiman Saha, who was preferred ahead of Sanju Samson.

BCCI suspends bilateral series against West Indies
Wed, Oct 22, 2014

Indian board suspends all bilateral ties with WICB, but players’ IPL future secure.

BCCI huddles to discuss Indo-West Indian cricketing ties
Tue, Oct 21, 2014

IPL chairman Ranjib Biswal rejected suggestions that council will take a call on the WI players’ participation in league.

Indian Super League: Pavel Elias worth his salt
Mon, Oct 20, 2014

In away match, Delhi’s Czech midfielder scores 74th minute screamer, snaps Kolkata’s two-match winning run.

Axar Patel’s name in the mix
Wed, Oct 15, 2014

With the World Cup four months away, India look for options when it comes to the all-rounder’s slot.

Atletico de Kolkata hammer Mumbai City FC in ISL opener
Mon, Oct 13, 2014

Luis Garcia, Kolkata’s captain, was the standout performer. He set up the 1st goal with a delightful assist.

BCCI defers Annual General Meeting, Ravi Shastri to stay till World Cup
Sat, Sep 27, 2014

N Srinivasan attended the meeting as Tamil Nadu Cricket Association president.

AGM on agenda as BCCI meets
Fri, Sep 26, 2014

As per convention, the BCCI holds its AGM by September 30 every year; only twice in recent times, in 2004 and 2005.

After the loss: a call from Didi, poll ticket for 2016
Wed, Sep 17, 2014

Dipendu Biswas was immediately tipped as the next big thing in West Bengal football 1996-97.

Champions League Twenty20 2014: Game for the throne
Wed, Sep 17, 2014

Shamik Chakrabarty analyses the teams that will be in action in the main round which starts Wednesday.

Didi called me, said bigger challenge lies ahead: Trinamool’s Biswas after defeat in bypolls
Tue, Sep 16, 2014

I don't consider this a setback. I think I've done well on my (political) debut, said Biswas.

Take inspiration from the Murali incident: Javed Miandad
Wed, Sep 10, 2014

Saeed Ajmal shouldn’t be disheartened. He must take inspiration from Muttiah Muralitharan.

Informal majority vote for N Srinivasan
Mon, Sep 08, 2014

The Justice Mukul Mudgal inquiry committee probing the IPL scandal has asked for a two-month extension.

Interim president is not empowered… so we cannot hold AGM: Ravi Savant
Wed, Sep 03, 2014

Savant didn’t see any reason for the functioning of the BCCI to be affected by the adjournment of the AGM.

Mahendra Singh Dhoni will have to explain his comments, says Ravi Savant
Wed, Aug 27, 2014

Duncan Fletcher’s contract runs till the end of next year’s World Cup in Australia and New Zealand.

MS Dhoni’s captaincy poor, but no replacement around: Dilip Vengsarkar
Tue, Aug 19, 2014

Dilip Vengsarkar feels Mahendra Singh Dhoni might have past his sell-by date as a Test captain.

Mahela Jayawardene’s presence in slip cordon was a confidence booster for us bowlers: Murali
Thu, Aug 14, 2014

Bowled Murali caught Mahela is highest bowler-fielder dismissals (77) involving a non-wicketkeeper in Test matches.

At CFL, vanishing spray appears in Indian football for very first time
Mon, Aug 11, 2014

East Bengal were trailing 1-0 and were awarded a free-kick in the opposition half.

Andul’s golden boy brings pride home
Sat, Jul 26, 2014

Dey led the charge and his achievement was a huge moment of pride for the entire Bengal sporting fraternity.

Growing TMC clout in CAB raises concerns
Mon, Jul 21, 2014

Minister Subrata Mukherjee, however, said there was nothing to be read between the lines.

Pride trumps glee, woe over German win
Tue, Jul 15, 2014

Every football fan in the City of Joy revelled in the World Cup finalists’ Kolkata connections.

Samba stops, Kolkata mourns
Thu, Jul 10, 2014

Kolkata’s football fraternity reacted with stunned disbelief.

FIFA tightens its defence as social media runs riot
Fri, Jul 04, 2014

Social media can work wonders for any event until it involves copyrights and trademarks.

At last, I’ve made my father smile: Taskin Ahmed
Thu, Jun 19, 2014

After getting into B'desh U-15 and U-17 squads, he also played at the U-19 World Cup in Australia in 2012.

When Stuart Binny’s name comes up for selection, I walk out: father Roger
Wed, Jun 18, 2014

The 30-year old Stuart Binny's selection for the tours of Bangladesh and England was frowned upon.

IPL 7: Chaos, KKR celebration go hand in hand
Wed, Jun 04, 2014

A technical snag delayed Shah Rukh Khan’s flight and the principal owner was late to arrive.

KXIP’s sharp eye for talent
Fri, Jun 06, 2014

Saha and Manan Vohra eventually ended up on the losing side but they did make a mark.

IPL 7: Despite his best, nice guy Wriddhiman Saha finishes second
Mon, Jun 02, 2014

Saha’s effort couldn’t give Punjab the IPL crown, but he returned from the Chinnaswamy Stadium as a winner.

Suresh Raina leads second-string side to Bangladesh
Thu, May 29, 2014

The 28-year-old celebrated his return to the side with a match-winning 54 not out off 33 balls against MI.

IPL 7: KKR extend streak, make second final
Thu, May 29, 2014

There was rain in the air and Punjab were playing catch up with the Duckworth and Lewis par score.

Rain threat gives KXIP edge in Q1
Wed, May 28, 2014

A venue with a better drainage system, however, might have coped with the situation more efficiently.

IPL 7: Live another day
Tue, May 27, 2014

IPL 7’s top-2, KXIP and KKR, face off for place in final; Loser to get second chance in Qualifier 2.

All’s well that Welsh ends
Tue, May 27, 2014

Real Madrid didn’t spend a fortune on Bale just to make him Cristiano Ronaldo’s support cast.

IPL 7: The quiet Knight rises
Sun, May 25, 2014

After a largely indifferent season so far, Yusuf smashes IPL’s fastest fifty to give KKR second spot.

IPL 7: Kolkata’s capped crusaders
Fri, May 23, 2014

KKR make playoffs after Uthappa (Orange Cap), Narine (Purple) turn in their season’s best in 31-run win vs RCB.

Knight Riders eye playoff spot, record
Thu, May 22, 2014

Kolkata’s last five wins have come batting second.

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