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On seesaw day, Sudip Chatterjee and Abhimanyu Easwaran steady Bengal

Thursday 9 January '14

From three for two, Sudip and Abhimanyu took the score to 166, thanks to 163-run stand.
Bengal, Railways search for knock-out punch

Wednesday 8 January '14

The Eden pitch has a fair amount of grass cover but the Bengal camp wanted more.
Moyes on slippery ground

Tuesday 7 January '14

Ed Woodward as David Gill’s replacement as the club chief executive, too, has proved to be a big let-down.
No quarter will be given: Bengal, Railways clash in last-eight

Tuesday 7 January '14

Controversy took centre stage when two sides met during group phase of Ranji Trophy.
After overcoming injury, Manoj Tiwary ready to court destiny again

Saturday 4 January '14

Injury occurred after IPL, when Tiwary went for a kickabout during off season, to stay fit.
Lahiri scalps seven to help Bengal put one foot in quarter-finals

Thursday 2 January '14

Tamil Nadu were sitting pretty on 102/1 at close on Day Two even as Bengal complained about grave umpiring errors.
Yuvraj Singh out of ODI squad for New Zealand tour

Wednesday 1 January '14

Yuvraj has been in scratchy form ever since he made his India comeback against Australia.
Billionaire trumped by fans

Friday 27 December '13

In big football clubs bought over by bigger billionaires, there is a thumb rule to follow.
Wenger, last link to the past

Saturday 21 December '13

Wenger is old-school and after Sir Alex Ferguson's retirement he remains the tenuous link to the bygone era.
AVB lost in a Bale vacuum

Wednesday 18 December '13

Bale scored 26 goals for Spurs last season and provided the X-Factor.
Ashok Dinda bags seven, Bengal six

Tuesday 17 December '13

Medium-pacer helps Bengal beat Uttar Pradesh by eight wickets to register first win.
From 50/4, Laxmi Ratan Shukla weighs in with ton

Monday 16 December '13

By the end of Bengal innings, Shukla had given his side a very important 72-run first-innings lead.
RP double-strike hurts Bengal

Sunday 15 December '13

R P had spotted a chink in the youngster's technique and was trying to exploit that.
RP shows signs of upturn in fortune

Saturday 14 December '13

The 28-year-old was tipped to be Zaheer Khan’s natural successor when he arrived on the scene.
Stop with the excuses

Tuesday 10 December '13

United almost won the league in January last season.
We wanted IPL teams to retain their character: chairman Ranjib Biswal

Wednesday 4 December '13

In the upcoming edition, the number of foreign players will come down from 11 to nine.
Shooter Mampi Das files FIR after fracas with Kolkata club members

Tuesday 3 December '13

Mampi was allegedly assaulted by a few fellow club members at the North Calcutta Rifle Club.
Before South Africa, Cheteshwar Pujara has his say

Monday 2 December '13

Cheteshwar Pujara warmed up for South Africa series with 269 against Tamil Nadu.
Baroda pitch under scanner after 40 wkts in 8 sessions

Sunday 1 December '13

Forty wickets fell on Moti Bagh turner in two and a half days and the spinners took 36 of them.
Mitchell Johnson - The big question

Sunday 1 December '13

Mitchell Johnson will continue to be a gamble unless he becomes consistent.


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