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Coach Amal Dutta's last rites performed with state honours

Coach Amal Dutta's last rites performed with state honours

Dutta, 86, passed away at a city hospital on Sunday following old age related complications.

From Eden to Nabanna: Minister Laxmi Shukla "ready" for 2nd innings

From Eden to Nabanna: Minister Laxmi Shukla "ready" for 2nd innings

His cricket career had its share of regrets but Laxmi Ratan Shukla wants to forget all about it as he begins a new innings, albeit on the political pitch, by becoming one of the youngest ministers in Mamata Banerjee's newly-sworn-in cabinet.

Dipendu Biswas, Laxmi Ratan Shukla score while Bhaichung Bhutia, Jyotirmoyee Sikdar run out of steam

Dipendu Biswas, Laxmi Ratan Shukla score while Bhaichung Bhutia, Jyotirmoyee Sikdar run out of steam

Former India football captain Bhaichung Bhutia`s electoral luck deserted him once again as he fell flat in Siliguri.

West Bengal polls: BJP's Roopa Ganguly vs TMC's Laxmi Ratan Shukla; Madan Mitra pitched against Krishanu Mitra

West Bengal polls: BJP's Roopa Ganguly vs TMC's Laxmi Ratan Shukla; Madan Mitra pitched against Krishanu Mitra

Bharatiya Janata Party leader and actor Rupa Ganguly of teleserial ‘Mahabharat’ fame will take on Trinamool Congress candidate Laxmi Ratan Shukla in Howrah North.

Dalmiya's daughter, ex-crickter Laxmi Ratan Shukla join Trinamool Congress

West Bengal`s ruling Trinamool Congress on Friday got a shot in the arm with former state minister and one-time frontline CPI-M leader Abdur Rezzak Mollah, ex-Indian cricketer Laxmi Ratan Shukla and deceased cricket administrator Jagmohan Dalmiya`s daughter Vaishali Dalmiya joining its fold.

All-rounder Laxmi Ratan Shukla announces retirement

All-rounder Laxmi Ratan Shukla announces retirement

The veteran all-rounder stated that he was not getting the right motivation to continue playing the game.

Laxmi Shukla makes comeback

Laxmi Shukla makes comeback

Shukla has replaced Pankaj Chandila in the Bengal's Ranji Trophy team.

Ranji Trophy: Bengal eyeing outright win against Rajasthan

Having put up an inspiring show in their previous game, Bengal will look for an outright win when they face a struggling Rajasthan in their first home match of the Ranji Trophy cricket beginning here on Thursday.

Manoj Tiwary back as Bengal captain after Shukla steps aside

Manoj Tiwary back as Bengal captain after Shukla steps aside

The senior selection committee of Bengal appointed Manoj Tiwary as the captain of the senior state team for their Ranji Trophy opener against Ranji Trophy champions Karnataka from October 8-11.

Shukla to lead Bengal in Sri Lanka

Shukla to lead Bengal in Sri Lanka

Kolkata, Aug 10 (Bengal will warm up for the upcoming Ranji Trophy cricket season with a fortnight long tour of Sri Lanka comprising two four-day and three one-day fixtures against SL Combined XI from August 30-September 13.

In the red, Cricket Association of Bengal to check on spending

In the red, Cricket Association of Bengal to check on spending

Stumped by a deficit of Rs 3.70 crore in the last financial year, the Cricket Association of Bengal will now have budget in place for all its sub-committees to check on its spending.

IPL 8: Bipul Sharma replaces Laxmi Ratan Shukla in Sunrisers Hyderabad squad

IPL 8: Bipul Sharma replaces Laxmi Ratan Shukla in Sunrisers Hyderabad squad

 Bipul Sharma has replaced an 'ill' Laxmi Ratan Shukla in the Sunrisers Hyderabad squad for the ongoing Indian Premier League.

Bengal's Ashok Dinda rested for Mushtaq Ali T20

Bengal's Ashok Dinda rested for Mushtaq Ali T20

Bengal pace spearhead Ashok Dinda was rested for the upcoming East Zone leg of the Syed Mushtaq Ali Twenty20 cricket tournament to be held in Odisha.

India Post rolls out Cricket World Cup souvenir sheets

India Post rolls out Cricket World Cup souvenir sheets

In order to celebrate the ongoing cricket World Cup where India is the defending champion, India Post has come up with something cricket enthusiasts can treasure for life - souvenir sheets on the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015.

Ranji Trophy: Angry Railways captain speaks to match referee on Eden strip

Ranji Trophy: Angry Railways captain speaks to match referee on Eden strip

Unhappy with the Eden Gardens strip, an angry Railways captain Mahesh Rawat spoke to the match referee Prakash J Bhat and expressed his displeasure about the pitch on offer for their do-or-die Ranji Trophy cricket match against Bengal starting tomorrow in Kolkata.

Bengal, Railways clash in must-win Ranji Trophy match

Bengal, Railways clash in must-win Ranji Trophy match

With time running out fast for both the teams, Bengal and Railways will face off tomorrow in a must-win match to keep themselves in contention for quarters of the Ranji Trophy cricket tournament.

UP host Bengal in Ranji Trophy

UP host Bengal in Ranji Trophy

Uttar Pradesh host Bengal in a Ranji Trophy battle of struggling cricket teams beginning at the Mohan Meakin ground here on Wednesday.

Oz-returned Wriddhiman Saha slams unbeaten ton to lift Bengal from trouble in Ranji Trophy

Oz-returned Wriddhiman Saha slams unbeaten ton to lift Bengal from trouble in Ranji Trophy

Not less than 48 hours after returning from the gruelling tour to Australia, wicketkeeper Wriddhiman Saha slammed an unbeaten century to script Bengal's stunning comeback against Jammu and Kashmir on the opening day of a Group A Ranji Trophy cricket match here today.

Ranji Trophy: Bengal look to bounce back against struggling J&K in Ranji

Ranji Trophy: Bengal look to bounce back against struggling J&K in Ranji

Boosted by Sourav Ganguly's pep talk and the return of Wriddhiman Saha, Bengal will look to bounce back by logging six points against a struggling Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) in their Ranji Trophy cricket Group A match here on Tuesday.

Ranji Trophy: Dinesh Karthik takes TN to 208/5 after Ashok Dinda's initial 3-wkt burst

Ranji Trophy: Dinesh Karthik takes TN to 208/5 after Ashok Dinda's initial 3-wkt burst

Bengal bowlers once again frittered away the advantage as Dinesh Karthik's swift counterattacking knock saw Tamil Nadu finish first day's play at 208 for five in a Ranji Trophy cricket match here today.