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SHAMIK CHAKRABARTY

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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
Wed, May 20, 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.

BCCI, PCB chiefs confident of Pakistan hosting India for a three-Test bilateral series in December
Mon, May 11, 2015

Jagmohan Dalmiya and Shahryar discussed the future of India-Pakistan cricket, resumption of the bilateral series being the sole agenda.

KKR go top after Russell hustle
Sun, May 10, 2015

After Narine's heroics with the ball, Russell, Pathan and Chawla chipped in with the bat to seal a thrilling win for KKR.

At Eden, Piyush Chawla four-for derails Daredevils
Fri, May 08, 2015

Comical fielding, running into Botha blaster and then failing to a leggie who got it right. Nothing went DD's way.

KKR vs SRH: Knight Riders too good for Sunrisers
Tue, May 05, 2015

KKR jumped past RCB to the third spot in the table, brightening their hopes of qualifying for the play-offs.

ICC seeks help from ‘three wise men’
Sat, May 02, 2015

ICC forms panel to inquire into the setting up of proposed rebel league by Essel Group.

Brad Hogg, Robin Uthappa: KKR’s avengers
Fri, May 01, 2015

A Kiwi in yellow got Eden Gardens going. But once a 44-year old Aussie had his say, KKR cruised home with Robin and Russell providing the finishing touch.

All you need to know about Anurag Thakur vs N Srinivasan
Wed, Apr 29, 2015

As Srinivasan v Thakur hots up, SHAMIK CHAKRABARTY chronicles the playing, missing and hitting in BCCI.

CSK’s de-merger referred to BCCI’s legal panel
Mon, Apr 27, 2015

The WC, also, approved Neeraj Kumar and Madhusudan Prasad’s appointment as consultants to its ACU.

BCCI may scrap CSK de-merger
Sun, Apr 26, 2015

Question likely to be raised how a franchisee, paying licence fee between Rs 32 cr to Rs 40 cr, could be valued at Rs 5 lakh.

Ankit Keshri’s death: Traumatised Sourav Mondal still picking up the pieces
Wed, Apr 22, 2015

Mondal’s life and cricket career have taken an unprecedented twist following his team-mate Ankit Keshri’s death.

‘Quiet’ Ankit Keshri came to play just two overs before fatal collision
Tue, Apr 21, 2015

Ankit Keshri suffered a collision with his East Bengal teammate during their CAB senior knockout fixture.

Winning abroad to be made priority for new Team India coach
Thu, Apr 16, 2015

Dalmiya, in his second stint as BCCI president, wants India to win Test matches overseas.

KKR vs RCB, IPL 8: AB de Villiers’ 360 degree wagon wheel
Sat, Apr 11, 2015

Interestingly, AB implements his innovations judiciously in the nets.

Rajasthan Royals, BCCI confirm Indian Express report, say player was approached to fix IPL 8 matches
Fri, Apr 10, 2015

RR lauded the awareness of the player to immediately report the incident to the concerned authorities.

Thinking of an Indian coach… wait for a fortnight: Jagmohan Dalmiya
Fri, Apr 10, 2015

He has assumed BCCI presidentship and is done with the different committees and sub-committees.

Action replay: Sunil Narine sizzles, Pragyan Ojha fizzles
Thu, Apr 09, 2015

It was a tale of two spinners, both with remodelled action.

Is Sunil Narine, once KKR’s strong point, now their weakness?
Wed, Apr 08, 2015

With showers expected at 5:30 pm, the weather may turn out to be a dampener.

Hidden Gardens, thanks to KKR
Tue, Apr 07, 2015

KKR's promotional activities have irked Cricket Association of Bengal.

BCCI clears mystery on Sunil Narine
Mon, Apr 06, 2015

Board’s review committee deems Sunil Narine’s bowling action fit enough to be employed for KKR in IPL 8.

Judgment Day: Sunil Narine report likely to come out today
Sun, Apr 05, 2015

The 27-year-old Trinidadian ‘mystery' spinner was hauled up for a suspect bowling action.

Under N Srinivasan, ICC decisions are made arbitrarily, says Mustafa Kamal
Thu, Apr 02, 2015

In an interview with The Indian Express, Kamal alleged that ICC has become a gang of 3 under Srinivasan.

Mustafa Kamal takes one for the team, resigns as ICC president
Thu, Apr 02, 2015

Kamal was snubbed at WC ceremony after refusing to apologise for comment that umpires gave Bangladesh a raw deal.

We want to dominate for the next 5-10 years, says Karnataka Captain Vinay Kumar
Sat, Mar 21, 2015

Karnataka had won the Vijay Hazare Trophy, Ranji Trophy and Irani Cup last season. Captain Vinay Kumar attributed the success to team-effort.

IPL looks to Fan Parks to woo fans outside big cities
Sat, Mar 14, 2015

According to a BCCI official, close to 20 million fans entered through the turnstiles for IPL-7.

‘There is a vertical split… but Jagmohan Dalmiya and Anurag Thakur will gel well’
Wed, Mar 04, 2015

Manohar, who attended the BCCI AGM, talks about why the Dalmiya-Thakur partnership will work.

Ranji Trophy: Wait of expectations, Maharashtra stumble as Tamil Nadu make the final
Mon, Mar 02, 2015

TN make final after wearing down Maharashtra; will attempt to break run of five successive losses at last stage.

From outcast to unopposed BCCI chief, Jagmohan Dalmiya rises from the east
Mon, Mar 02, 2015

Jagmohan Dalmiya is back with a vengeance, the plan was in place.

Ranji Trophy: Swapnil Gugale, Chirag Khurana’s tons raise Maharashtra hopes
Sun, Mar 01, 2015

Swapnil Gugale and Chirag Khurana kept Maharashtra in the hunt against a wary Tamil Nadu in the Ranji Trophy.

Ranji Trophy: Tamil Nadu crawl to mammoth total
Sat, Feb 28, 2015

Maharashtra had their opportunities though in the first session on Friday.

Ranji Trophy: Tamil Nadu consolidate after Dinesh Karthik’s century
Fri, Feb 27, 2015

A 190-run partnership between Karthik and Shankar laid the platform for a late assault, but TN remained circumspect.

Ranji Trophy: Pace battery strong, Maharashtra hope batters spark
Wed, Feb 25, 2015

Collectively Maharashtra’s pacers have accounted for 114 opposition scalps this season. Tamil Nadu’s fast bowlers have only taken 38 between them.

Ranji Trophy: Mumbai rise from ashes
Sat, Feb 21, 2015

Thakur, Sandhu inspire 40-time champions to 204-run win over Delhi and a place in semis.