Free Press Journal
  • India vs Sri Lanka 1st Test: Team India read inflict more humiliation on Lankan

    Kolkata: India would look to continue their ruthless streak while Sri Lanka would want to forget the annihilation suffered at home and chase what has been an improbable dream of winning a Test here when the two teams clash in a three-match series, starting here tomorrow. There is a possibility of rain threat after home team’s morning practice session was called off after a spell of shower.

  • Focus on remaining No. 1 Test team: Jinx

    Right now if we want to remain as number one in Tests. Every series is very important. We want to win each and every series. We know the conditions here.” Ajinkya Rahane.

  • Pujara: Concentration personified

     Kolkata : Dependable Test batsman Cheteshwar Pujara, who produced back-to-back big knocks in the Ranji Trophy, was concentration personified during a practice session ahead of the Test series against Sri Lanka.

  • Sri Lanka focus on batting in training session

    Kolkata : The Sri Lankans had an extended practice session as they dropped in at the Eden Gardens one hour before schedule and trained for four hours ahead of the first Test against India.

  • Like Dalmiya, Kohli is also our hero: Kapil

    Kolkata : India’s first World Cup winning skipper Kapil Dev on Tuesday compared current captain Virat Kohli with the late Jagmohan Dalmiya, terming them heroes on and off the field.

  • Root tells Oz to ‘bring it on’

    Townsville : England captain Joe Root on Tuesday told Australia to “bring it on”, vowing to fight fire with fire as his team expect a hostile reception at next week’s first Ashes Test in Brisbane.

  • Ravindra Jadeja can reclaim top spot

    Dubai : Ravindra Jadeja will have an opportunity to reclaim the top bowling and all-rounder spot in the ICC rankings when India take on Sri Lanka in the three- match Test series starting in Kolkata on Thursday.

  • Look at your career before commenting on MSD: Ravi

    Kolkata : India’s chief coach Ravi Shastri today once again extended unflinching support to Mahendra Singh Dhoni, saying those commenting on the two-time World Cup winning former skipper should look back at their own careers.

  • PCB allows raising Pakistan Super League squad limit from 20 to 21

    Lahore: A day after the conclusion of the star-studded player draft for the 2018 Pakistan Super League (PSL), the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has allowed the league franchises to raise their number of players from 20 to 21 and increase the player salary cap by USD 25,000. This means each franchise will now be allowed to pick a local player from the domestic circuit apart from the existing squads of 20 players.

  • 18-year-old spinner Kevin Koththigoda could be Sri Lanka’s Paul Adams; read details

    Spinners with weird bowling actions have always been a talking point in cricketing arena. From Proteas’ Paul Adams’ to IPL franchise Gujarat Lions’ Shivil Kaushik, the game of cricket has seen many whacky actions that have amazed both players on the field and fans off the field. Sri Lanka’s 18-year-old spinner, Kevin Koththigoda, is the latest entrant to this list of bowlers trying to bamboozle batsmen with a weird action. Sri Lanka