Atreyo Mukhopadhyay

MS Dhoni's promotion at batting order: Quick fix ahead of long-term answer

There was little room for suspense or surprise after India lost their second wicket at 106 in the 24th over chasing Bangladesh’s 173 in Friday’s Asia Cup match.

23 hours ago

States seek clarity on tenure rule, eligibility

Most state units Express spoke will submit papers on Thursday.

20 Sep 2018

Asia Cup 2018: Ahead of World Cup, India seek momentum in UAE

Triumph in UAE may not be comparable with the opportunity lost in England, but these are crucial fixtures, considering that after this event, the team plays around 11 ODIs.

17 Sep 2018

Born identity

Unlike football or boxing, myriad factors have seen cricket not being able to find a place in the hearts of Manipur’s sports-loving citizens. 

16 Sep 2018

Northeast states appeal for fresh start for office-bearers

Manipur is holding a special general meeting on September 19 to finalise things. Meghalaya has called a similar meeting on September 13.

12 Sep 2018

Alastair Co­ok: Last of his kind

At sixth spot, he is the youngest of the top 10 to say goodbye.

09 Sep 2018

Indian team flops against England, no one to ask why

Defeats in high-profile cricket duels are usually followed by a fixed set of events in India.

09 Sep 2018

Asian Game 2018: Loyalty to cards paved the way for top prize in bridge sport

Hailing from the suburbs of Kolkata, Sarkar is employed by a Vizag-based company. His job profile? Play bridge.

02 Sep 2018

Consensus concern in BCCI before going to polls

The much-awaited BCCI elections, once the constitution-related formalities are over, is going to be a complicated affair.

13 Aug 2018

Bhullar confident Fiji win will propel him to greater things

Life can be lonely on the professional golf circuit. Players travel in flocks from one tournament to another and there can be friends. But there are no sympathisers.

08 Aug 2018

Indian skipper Virat Kohli: The Tinkerman at away tours

The pattern seen in batting as an unit appears to be singularly the most prominent factor behind defeats in three of the last four Tests abroad. It’s Virat Kohli scoring all the runs.

06 Aug 2018

CEO’s salary not listed in payments above Rs 25 lakh

Salaries of coaches and players amounts paid to state associations, service and equipment providers to income tax — it’s a long list.

25 Jul 2018

BCCI in the dark about CoA’s remuneration

Sources confirm payment for court-appointed administrators not remitted from board account 18 months after they came to power.

20 Jul 2018

Outsiders taken despite CoA order

The Tamil Nadu Cricket Association (TNCA) has ignored the CoA’s order that outstation players can’t take part in T20 leagues conducted by state associations.

05 Jul 2018

FIFA World Cup hall of fame: Diego Maradona, none before him, none thereafter

For him, laws were like opponents, who had to be beaten at any cost.

09 Jun 2018