Shamik Chakrabarty


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
Sat, Apr 22, 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   
Sun, Apr 16, 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.

Lifeline for BCCI officials as Supreme Court reiterates nine plus nine rule
Sat, Mar 25, 2017

Supreme Court made it clear that office-bearers can have a cumulative 18-year-term.

BCCI get new constituiton – On paper at least
Sun, Mar 19, 2017

Committee of Administrators upload new system of laws on the cricket board’s website, to appraise Supreme Court this week

Sacked BCCI staff, selectors cry foul over pending dues
Sat, Mar 18, 2017

The sacked BCCI selectors and employees have written to the cricket board, asking for the disbursement of dues.

My resignation as ICC Chairman has nothing to do with the BCCI functioning: Shashank Manohar
Thu, Mar 16, 2017

Shashank Manohar clarifies that his sudden resignation has nothing to do with proposed ICC reforms or BCCI’s strong objection.

Shashank Manohar’s surprise resignation from ICC chairman’s post creates a scope for conjecture
Wed, Mar 15, 2017

Shashank Manohar resigned from the post of ICC chairman and the board has become leaderless for the moment.

Vijay Hazare Trophy: A march past at Eden Gardens
Thu, Mar 02, 2017

Jharkhand folded for 125 in 27.3 overs, but still managed to win the game as Saurashtra were 83 all out in 25.1 overs.

India vs Australia 2017: Who turned the tap off on Pune pitch?
Mon, Feb 27, 2017

Ind vs Aus 2017: MCA claims that a week before the Test, it came under pressure from the Indian team management to dish out a dry and bald wicket

Vijay Hazare Trophy: At Eden Gardens, a throwback Sunday for MS Dhoni
Mon, Feb 27, 2017

MS Dhoni took time to get into the groove before he started picking the gaps for singles and couples, and occasional boundaries.

Nine and out: Supreme Court-appointed CoA spells out tenure for office-bearers
Fri, Feb 24, 2017

COA directive calls time on the cricket administration careers of almost all high-profile BCCI and state association functionaries.

MS Dhoni: One-time ticket collector is now a VVIP passenger
Thu, Feb 23, 2017

MS Dhoni's train journeys from Ranchi to Bokaro used to be his daily routine in 1997-98, when he was a junior cricketer.

ICC Women’s World Cup Qualifier final: Harmanpreet Kaur, the last-ball action heroine
Wed, Feb 22, 2017

Harmanpreet Kaur strikes eight runs from last two balls to pull off a heist versus South Africa in World Cup qualifier final.

IPL 2017: Captain MS Dhoni exits, but not on his own terms
Mon, Feb 20, 2017

Pune Supergiants ask MS Dhoni to step down; replace him with Steve Smith, who the official think can inject freshness into the side.

BCCI General Manager RP Shah resigns, cites health as reason
Sun, Feb 19, 2017

Asked if there’s any age restriction for the cricket board’s employees, RP Shah answered in the negative.

BCCI COA meet: Legal counsel sacked without official reason
Sat, Feb 18, 2017

The COA's first job will be to conduct elections in all state cricket associations along with implementation of the reforms.

Yusuf Pathan gets BCCI nod to play T20 league in Hong Kong
Sun, Feb 12, 2017

BCCI prohibits Indian cricketers from playing in foreign T20 leagues ostensibly to safeguard the IPL’s higher brand value.

Sentiment in ICC is that India’s approach is high-handed: Vikram Limaye
Thu, Feb 09, 2017

Vikram Limaye, member of the SC-appointed COA was the BCCI’s representative at the ICC board meetings.

Lodha’s echo in ICC reforms
Sun, Feb 05, 2017

105 countries can vote, Big Three structure dismantled, independent female director among changes for approval

Vinod Rai checks in, BCCI officials check out
Wed, Feb 01, 2017

Vinod Rai declared BCCI Joint Secretary Amitabh Chaudhary ineligible to represent the board at the ICC meeting to be held in Dubai.

New BCCI panel will clear all doubts: Ajay Shirke
Tue, Jan 31, 2017

Ajay Shirke was removed as the BCCI secretary for noncompliance by the Supreme Court’s January 2 order.

So who’ll represent BCCI at crucial ICC meet?
Wed, Jan 25, 2017

Anurag Thakur, N Srinivasan and Ajay Shirke could be the BCCI’s choices for representation in the upcoming ICC Board meeting.

Ambiguity over tenure cap of BCCI office bearers continues
Tue, Jan 24, 2017

At the hearing on Tuesday, the clause that limits the stay of cricket office-bearers will come up for discussion again.

India vs England, 3rd ODI: A souvenir win for tourists, India fail to notch up clean sweep
Mon, Jan 23, 2017

After 10 weeks, England finally find a way past India; survive a Kedar Jadhav special to win the last ODI by 5 runs.

India vs England, 3rd ODI: In endgame, Ajinkya Rahane senses a rare opening
Sun, Jan 22, 2017

With Shikhar Dhawan and KL Rahul struggling, Ajinkya Rahane might get a look in at the top.