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Bairstow to leave IPL for England World Cup camp

    Updated On : Apr 20,2019   3:34 pm
Hyderabad, April 20 (IANS) Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) opener Johnny Bairstow on Saturday confirmed that he will leave the ongoing edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) after his team's game against Chennai Super Kings (CSK) on April 23 to join England's camp for the World Cup. View More..

I had erred in judging Mamata earlier: Modi

    Updated On : Apr 20,2019   2:20 pm
Buniyadpur (West Bengal), April 20 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said he had earlier erred in judging Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee as he used to consider her an embodiment of simplicity who wanted to free the people of West Bengal from the rule of the Leftists, but realised his mistake once he got to know of her misdeeds after ascending to the high office. View More..

Of Windies carnage in IPL and WC dreams

    Updated On : Apr 20,2019   2:18 pm
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) Which is the one thing that has been consistent in the ongoing edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL)? One might say it has been the explosive batting performance from tainted Australian batsman David Warner, who has made a remarkable comeback to the cash-rich league after missing out the last edition. It can also be the as-expected winning run of the M.S. Dhoni-led Chennai Super Kings, or one might argue for the awful run by Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB), which boasts of being led by the best batsman in the world at the moment. View More..

de Villiers has a new nickname for Virat Kohli

    Updated On : Apr 20,2019   2:14 pm
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) It is well known that star Indian batsman Virat Kohli is fondly called 'chiku' by his teammates inside the national dressing room. Apart from this, Kohli has been given various other nicknames across the cricketing fraternity such as 'run machine', 'King Kohli', 'chase master', which people use while talking about his batting skills. View More..

CSK aim to oust RCB in Bengaluru (Preview)

    Updated On : Apr 20,2019   11:24 am
Bengaluru, April 20 (IANS) After clinching a morale-boosting win against the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR), Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) will look to continue with the momentum and keep their slim chances of making it to the play-offs alive when they take on Chennai Super Kings (CSK) at the Chinnaswamy Stadium here on Sunday. View More..

SRH look to continue winning run against KKR (Preview)

    Updated On : Apr 20,2019   11:10 am
Hyderabad, April 20 (IANS) Sunrisers Hyderabad would look to heap more misery on Kolkata Knight Riders and continue their winning momentum when the two sides clash swords in an Indian Premier League return leg fixture here on Sunday. View More..

IPL confidence will help in WC preparation: Saini

    Updated On : Apr 20,2019   10:28 am
Kolkata, April 20 (IANS) Navdeep Saini, who is one of the stand-bys for India's World Cup campaign, said the confidence he is getting from playing in the Indian Premier League will help him a great deal if he makes it to the squad eventually. View More..

Moeen Ali took the game away from KKR: Karthik

    Updated On : Apr 20,2019   10:06 am
Kolkata, April 20 (IANS) After conceding a 10-run defeat against Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL), Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) skipper Dinesh Karthik admitted it was Moeen Ali who took the game away from the hosts at the Eden Gardens. View More..

Told AB I will hug him if we win: Kohli

    Updated On : Apr 20,2019   9:38 am
Kolkata, April 20 (IANS) AB de Villiers was disappointed not to make it to Friday's game against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) which the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) won by 10 runs at the Eden Gardens in the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL), said skipper Virat Kohli on Friday. View More..

I am disappointed, should have batted higher: Russell

    Updated On : Apr 20,2019   9:14 am
Kolkata, April 20 (IANS) Terming the 10-run defeat to Royal Challengers Bangalore "sweet and sour", a disappointed Andre Russell did not mince words to say he should bat higher up the order in situations like these for Kolkata Knight Riders. View More..

IPL: Seven spectators nabbed from Eden for betting

    Updated On : Apr 20,2019   6:26 am
Kolkata, April 20 (IANS) Seven spectators have been arrested in connection with cricket betting from the Eden Gardens here during the Indian Premier League (IPL) game between Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) and Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB), police said on Saturday. View More..

He was not depressed: Missing poll officer's wife

    Updated On : Apr 20,2019   5:14 am
Kolkata, April 20 (IANS) The wife of the nodal election officer, who went missing at Ranaghat in West Bengal's Nadia district, has completely negated the 'depression' theory that has been doing rounds, according to her social media post. View More..

Kohli ton helps RCB beat KKR despite Rana-Russell show

    Updated On : Apr 20,2019   12:30 am
Kolkata, April 20 (IANS) Virat Kohli struck a masterly hundred to put Nitish Rana and Andre Russell's magnificent fightback in a shade as Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) beat Kolkata Knight Riders by 10 runs in a thrilling Indian Premier League (IPL) clash at the Eden Gardens here on Friday. View More..

Bengal situation akin to what Pandits faced in Kashmir: Modi

    Updated On : Apr 19,2019   11:48 pm
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday attacked the Trinamool Congress government in West Bengal, saying the state is witnessing violence as was seen in Kashmir in the eighties against Kashmiri Pandits and that the situation has to be taken seriously. View More..

Bengal CID grill cop-turned-BJP candidate Bharati Ghose

    Updated On : Apr 19,2019   11:40 pm
Kolkata, April 19 (IANS) West Bengal CID on Friday interrogated former IPS officer and BJP Lok Sabha poll candidate Bharati Ghosh in an extortion case in West Midnapore district's Daspur, an officer said. View More..

Modi to address rally in Bengal's Buniyadpur on Saturday

    Updated On : Apr 19,2019   11:36 pm
Buniaydpur (West Bengal), April 19 (IANS) Continuing his campaign blitz in West Bengal, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address a public rally in this town of northern West Bengal's South Dinajpur district on Saturday, in a bid to give a further fillip to the BJP's Lok Sabha polls prospects in the state. View More..

Ton-up Kohli powers RCB to 213/4 against KKR

    Updated On : Apr 19,2019   10:18 pm
Kolkata, April 19 (IANS) Virat Kohli notched up his fifth century in the Indian Premier League while Moeen Ali too struck a belligerent fifty to help Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) post a mammoth 213/4 in 20 overs against Kolkata Knight Riders at the Eden Gardens here on Friday. View More..

Over 81% voting in 2nd phase in West Bengal

    Updated On : Apr 19,2019   9:10 pm
Kolkata, April 19 (IANS) West Bengal's Darjeeling, Jalpaiguri and Raiganj parliamentary constituencies recorded 81.68 per cent voting in the second phase on Thursday, an official said on Friday. View More..

Central forces to man 90% booths in Bengal

    Updated On : Apr 19,2019   8:52 pm
Kolkata, April 19 (IANS) A total of 324 companies of central forces are being deployed to man 90 per cent of the polling stations in the third phase of Lok Sabha elections in West Bengal scheduled to be held on April 23, a top official said on Friday. View More..

Churches decorated as Bengal observes Good Friday

    Updated On : Apr 19,2019   8:24 pm
Kolkata, April 19 (IANS) Churches in West Bengal witnessed a flood of the devout on the occasion of Good Friday spreading a message of peace, tolerance and forgiveness. View More..



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