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Ranji Trophy: Kolkata 25K Run delays semifinal, Vidarbha arrive late

Ranji Trophy: Kolkata 25K Run delays semifinal, Vidarbha arrive late

"We were caught in a traffic jam resulting in the delay," a team official told reporters as Vidarbha players checked in at Eden Gardens 8:45 a.m. and rushed through their warm-ups before the toss took place at 9:15 a.m.

Dec 17, 2017, 11:35 AM IST
Rahul Dravid reveals how Steve Waugh's sledge spurred him on during iconic 2001 Kolkata Test

Rahul Dravid reveals how Steve Waugh's sledge spurred him on during iconic 2001 Kolkata Test

"In the second innings, when I walked in, Waugh said, 'Rahul, number six in this innings, what is it in the next innings? Number 12?" Dravid revealed while speaking at the Go Sports Athletes' Conclave in Bengaluru.

Dec 17, 2017, 10:17 AM IST
Watch: Virat Kohli wanted to declare when on 97, Ravi Shastri said bat on

Watch: Virat Kohli wanted to declare when on 97, Ravi Shastri said bat on

The team man in captain Virat Kohli came to the fore on a cat-and-mouse day of Test cricket on Monday when India fell just three wickets short of winning the first match of the series against Sri Lanka at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata.

Nov 21, 2017, 14:23 PM IST

India vs SL Live, 1st Test, Day 5 – Kumar strikes early, Lanka lose wicket without any run

Live cricket score and updates from Day 5 of 1st Test between India and Sri Lanka, being played at Eden Gardens, Kolkata.

Nov 20, 2017, 14:03 PM IST
No dressing room help for Dilruwan Perera, says Sri Lanka

No dressing room help for Dilruwan Perera, says Sri Lanka

Bhuvneshwar Kumar played down the incident, saying that his team players were busier celebrating than looking at Perera.

Nov 19, 2017, 23:51 PM IST

India vs Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Day 4 — As it happened...

Live cricket score and updates from Day 4 of 1st Test between India and Sri Lanka, being played at Eden Gardens, Kolkata.

Nov 19, 2017, 17:02 PM IST
WATCH: Ravindra Jadeja steals the show against Sri Lanka with remarkable ground fielding

WATCH: Ravindra Jadeja steals the show against Sri Lanka with remarkable ground fielding

Jadeja is regarded as India's best fielder, and boasts a strong arm.

Nov 19, 2017, 12:37 PM IST
WATCH: Animated Ravi Shastri, Virat Kohli give rousing pep talks to Team India ahead of Day 4's play in Kolkata

WATCH: Animated Ravi Shastri, Virat Kohli give rousing pep talks to Team India ahead of Day 4's play in Kolkata

India have fought back in the match by taking quick early wickets in the morning of the penultimate day.

Nov 19, 2017, 10:28 AM IST

IND vs SL: 1st Test, Day 3: As it happened...

Live cricket score and updates from Day 3 of 1st Test between India and Sri Lanka, being played at Eden Gardens, Kolkata.

Nov 18, 2017, 17:00 PM IST
WATCH: Umesh Yadav stops a certain boundary with exceptional fielding

WATCH: Umesh Yadav stops a certain boundary with exceptional fielding

Umesh, fielding extra cover, chased down the ball and stopped it with a diving effort at deep.

Nov 18, 2017, 14:42 PM IST
WATCH: Mohammed Shami's adventurous batting makes Virat Kohli restless

WATCH: Mohammed Shami's adventurous batting makes Virat Kohli restless

While Shami was batting, Kohli became the centre of attention on the sidelines, making animated reactions for every show the tail-ender played.

Nov 18, 2017, 13:14 PM IST
Eden wicket is good preparation for India’s tour of South Africa: Ashish Nehra

Eden wicket is good preparation for India’s tour of South Africa: Ashish Nehra

Nehra also earmarked Mohammad Shami to come good on the South African tour.

Nov 17, 2017, 21:26 PM IST
Everybody had a laugh about my new role: Ashish Nehra

Everybody had a laugh about my new role: Ashish Nehra

Nehra played 157 wickets in 120 ODIs and 44 wickets in 17 Tests. In T20s, which was his chosen format in his twilight days, he took 34 wickets in 27 games.

Nov 17, 2017, 15:33 PM IST
India vs Sri Lanka, 1st Test: Cheteshwar Pujara holds fort on rain-hit 2nd day

India vs Sri Lanka, 1st Test: Cheteshwar Pujara holds fort on rain-hit 2nd day

Pujara was the lone Indian batsmen to produce some fight against the Sri Lankan bowling attack on a green top in overcast conditions.

Nov 17, 2017, 15:10 PM IST
Importance of Cheteshwar Pujara: Fans hail India's lone warrior in Kolkata Test

Importance of Cheteshwar Pujara: Fans hail India's lone warrior in Kolkata Test

Last year, India captain Virat Kohli said that Cheteshwar Pujara needs to work on his strike rate to cement a place in the XI. And he was even dropped.

Nov 17, 2017, 14:13 PM IST
India vs Sri Lanka: Eden wicket good preparation for South Africa tour, says Ashish Nehra

India vs Sri Lanka: Eden wicket good preparation for South Africa tour, says Ashish Nehra

Just-retired India pacer Ashish Nehra feels the green top at the Eden Gardens here for the first Test between India and Sri Lanka will help Virat Kohli and the team to prepare for the coming South Africa tour starting January 2018.

Nov 17, 2017, 10:57 AM IST
India vs Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Day 2 — As it happened...

India vs Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Day 2 — As it happened...

India resume Day 2 at a shaky 17/3 after Suranga Lakmal rocked India in the 11.5 overs possible on a rain-hit opening day of the first Test at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata.

Nov 17, 2017, 08:47 AM IST
India vs Sri Lanka, 1st Test: Job not finished, says Rumesh Ratnayake

India vs Sri Lanka, 1st Test: Job not finished, says Rumesh Ratnayake

Sri Lanka pacer Suranga Lakmal wrecked the high-profile Indian top-order in overcast conditions to leave the hosts reeling at 17/3 on a rain-affected day one of the first Test at Eden Gardens.

Nov 16, 2017, 19:38 PM IST
Watch: Virat Kohli chews gum during national anthem before India-Sri Lanka 1st Test

Watch: Virat Kohli chews gum during national anthem before India-Sri Lanka 1st Test

Jammu & Kashmir cricketer Parvez Rasool had faced widespread criticism for the similar actions when he made his India debut earlier this year against England.

Nov 16, 2017, 18:56 PM IST
India vs Sri Lanka, 1st Test: Happy to play on a testing wicket, says Sanjay Bangar after tough day

India vs Sri Lanka, 1st Test: Happy to play on a testing wicket, says Sanjay Bangar after tough day

Only one-hours' play was possible in two curtailed sessions and Sri Lanka made the most of it with Suranga Lakmal striking thrice without conceding a run in six overs.

Nov 16, 2017, 18:28 PM IST