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  • Hope to find new bowling talent in Bengal: Waqar Younis 18-03-2014 08:53 PM

    The Cricket Association of Bengal has undertaken the Vision 2020 programme for the next three and has roped in former players Waqar Younis and Muttiah Muralitharan to work with its players. ...
  • Waqar Younis, Muttiah Muralitharan appointed Bengal coaches 10-03-2014 09:13 PM

    Kolkata: Pakistani fast-bowling legend Waqar Younis and retired Sri Lankan spin wizard Muttiah Muralitharan were on Monday appointed as bowling consultants for a Cricket Association of Bengal coaching programme beginning March 15 for a three-year contract. Brainchild of former India skipper Sourav Ganguly, the iconic duo will spend at least...
  • Veer: Visually impaired Ankit Jindal is the marketing manager at Wipro 17-02-2014 09:40 AM

    Bangalore: According to some estimates India has almost 70 million people living with some form of disability, but hardly 1 per cent of them are employed. Ankit Rajiv Jindal, marketing manager at Wipro in Bangalore, shrugs off his impairment as easily as he carries off his skills. Jindal can rattle...
  • Bengal squad for Ranji Trophy semis against Maharashtra announced 13-01-2014 09:47 PM

    Kolkata: Bengal selectors on Monday named middle-order batsman Sandipan Das and pacer Veer Pratap Singh in the 18-member squad for their Ranji Trophy semi-final against Maharashtra in Indore from January 18 to 22. The regular Bengal skipper Manoj Tiwary, who is recovering from a knee surgery, has been included as...
  • Cab operators end strike after govt assures not to apply ABS to registered vehicles 06-01-2014 07:13 PM

    Cab operators across Uttarakhand ended their strike this evening following an assurance from the state government that the Anti Lock Breaking System will not apply to vehicles already registered. "We withdrew our strike this evening after a delegation headed by our president Sanjay Shastri was assured by the chief minister...
  • Brian Lara laments not playing a Test at Eden Gardens 10-11-2013 05:40 PM

    Kolkata: West Indian batting legend Brian Lara Sunday lamented that he could never play a Test match at the historic Eden Gardens and made a suggestion to CAB officials that if a veterans match, including Sachin Tendulkar and Sourav Ganguly, could be organised here in the future. Lara was here...
  • Now CAB addresses Anjali Tendulkar as 'Mr' 06-11-2013 02:21 PM

    Kolkata: While it faced lot of embarrassment after misspelling Sachin Tendulkar's name in a hoarding inside the iconic Eden Gardens, the Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) created yet another blooper, addressing the maestro's wife Anjali Tendulkar as "Mr." on the electronic scoreboard during the India-West Indies match here Wednesday. "Welcome...
  • Kolkata rolls out the red carpet for Sachin Tendulkar 05-11-2013 11:34 AM

    From showering rose petals to gifting gold leaves to presenting a wax replica, CAB has its plans clearly laid out. ...
  • Take it easy Kolkata, you have five days to celebrate Sachin Tendulkar 05-11-2013 08:45 AM

    We take every care to make sure the first birthday of our child is a memorable one. Equal attention is given to the don'ts besides the do's - to ensure nothing annoys the toddler, that he and his friends have a blast. Not much dissimilar is happening in Kolkata and...
  • Sachin Tendulkar 'upset' with CAB going overboard 04-11-2013 07:22 PM

    Kolkata: Sachin Tendulkar is reportedly 'unhappy' with Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) officials' attempts to go overboard with their celebrations for his 199th Test match in his farewell series against the West Indies starting here from Wednesday. There were contradictory statements from two joint secretaries of CAB with Sujan Mukherjee...
  • Tendulkar arrives in Kolkata for his 199th Test 04-11-2013 09:54 AM

    Kolkata: Sachin Tendulkar on Sunday received a warm but chaotic welcome with fans gathering outside the airport to get a glimpse of the iconic cricketer as he reached the city for his 199th and penultimate Test match scheduled against West Indies from November 6. As the news of his 8:40...
  • Tendulkar to skip CAB dinner, wants to focus on the match 04-11-2013 09:14 AM

    Kolkata: With farewell man Sachin Tendulkar turning down the Cricket Association of Bengal's (CAB) request to attend a felicitation dinner on the eve of India-West Indies' Nov 6-10 Test match to played at the Eden Gardens, the CAB has decided to make it a private affair. The CAB had initially...
  • 'Tendulkar Festival' kicks off in City of Joy 04-11-2013 08:29 AM

    Kolkata: The 'Sachin Tendulkar Carnival' is all set to hit the 'City of Joy' with the Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB), organisers of his penultimate Test match, chalking out an elaborate list of plans to felicitate the legend as he prepares to walk out at the Eden Gardens for one...
  • Eden Gardens to gift Sachin Tendulkar 199 golden leaves: report 31-10-2013 03:40 PM

    New Delhi: Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) is not leaving anything to chance to make Sachin Tendulkar's last and 199th Test at the Eden Gardens a memorable occasion, and topping the list of preparations is a special memento of one-feet silver banyan tree loaded with 199 golden leaves - The...
  • CAB gags Eden curator Prabir Mukherjee 30-10-2013 11:09 PM

    Kolkata: The Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) on Wednesday barred Eden Gardens curator Prabir Mukherjee from speaking to the media ahead of the India-West Indies Test match beginning November 6 in the wake of the ground fiasco which saw the October 27-30 Bengal-Baroda Ranji Trophy match being a non-starter despite...
  • Mad ticket-rush for Tendulkar's last Tests to leave many heart-broken 25-10-2013 10:51 AM

    According to reports, just 4000 tickets will be on sale for Sachin Tendulkar's last international appearance during his 200th Test to be played against West Indies at the Wankhede Stadium from November 14-18. Wankhede holds a seating capacity of 33,500 but the Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) plans to sell just...
  • Eden Gardens' tickets to have Sachin Tendulkar image 25-10-2013 09:23 AM

    This is part of CAB's special plans to make Sachin Tendulkar's 199th and last Test at the Eden Gardens from Nov 6-10 a memorable one. ...
  • Sachin Tendulkar will be in eden at Eden Gardens 21-10-2013 10:35 AM

    Kolkata: With a legacy of its own that stands out among the finest cricket stadiums in the world, The grand old amphitheatre called Eden Gardens is now gearing up for an unforgettable send-off for one of cricket's greatest legends - Sachin Tendulkar. Kolkata is already in the grips of Tendulkar...
  • CAB wants 199th Test match ticket to have Tendulkar photo 17-10-2013 08:21 PM

    Kolkata: The Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) will be seeking permission of the Indian Cricket Board so that they can have a photograph of Sachin Tendulkar on match tickets that will be printed on the occasion of penultimate Test of the legendary batsman's illustrious career. CAB joint secretary Subir Ganguly...
  • CAB will make Sachin Tendulkar's penultimate match memorable: Dalmiya 15-10-2013 04:36 PM

    Kolkata: Upbeat at getting Sachin Tendulkar's penultimate Test of his career at Eden Gardens, Cricket Association of Bengal president Jagmohan Dalmiya on Tuesday promised that CAB would make it a memorable one. "We will definitely plan things to make it memorable for the star Indian cricketer. The CAB would meet...
  • Supreme Court to hear plea against N Srinivasan on September 27 24-09-2013 11:59 AM

    The Supreme Court on Tuesday said it would hear on Friday the plea of Cricket Association of Bihar (CAB) seeking to restrain N. Srinivasan from contesting the polls for the BCCI President in the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Board scheduled on September 29 in Chennai. "All right. We...
  • Feel sorry for Sree, sheer waste of talent: Ganguly 14-09-2013 11:40 PM

    Kolkata: Former India captain Sourav Ganguly on Saturday felt 'sorry' for pace bowler S Sreesanth, who was handed a life ban on charges of spot-fixing in IPL. "If he has done it, I feel it's the right decision. I feel sorry for him, it's a sheer waste of talent," Ganguly...
  • Another setback for BCCI chief N Srinivasan 12-09-2013 07:07 PM

    New Delhi: N Srinivasan's hopes of chairing the Indian cricket board's Sep 29 Annual General Meeting (AGM) in Chennai suffered another set-back as the Supreme Court Thursday postponed the hearing of the case between the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) and the Cricket Association of Bihar (CAB)....
  • CAB to use floodlights and pink balls in Ranji pre-season meet 04-09-2013 05:11 PM

    New Delhi: In a first of its kind in India, the Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) will be organising the four-day final of pre-season SK Acharya Memorial Trophy (Ranji Pre-season tourney) where pink balls will be used and the match will be played under floodlights. The final match of four-team...
  • Jagmohan Dalmiya re-elected CAB president 31-07-2013 07:19 PM

    Kolkata: Seasoned sports administrator and Indian cricket board acting chief Jagmohan Dalmiya was on Wednesday re-elected unopposed for another term as Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) president. The 82nd Annual General Meeting of the CAB at the Eden Gardens was a drab affair with the official panel winning unchallenged. Subir...
  • Dalmiya set to be re-elected CAB president unopposed 30-07-2013 04:18 PM

    Kolkata: BCCI interim chief Jagmohan Dalmiya is set to be elected unopposed in a straightforward affair at the Cricket Association of Bengal's 82nd Annual General Meeting on Wednesday. Dalmiya, who faced a contestant in Samar Paul in the last year's AGM, and his entourage have no opposition as the office-bearers...
  • Former India batsman Ashok Malhotra named Bengal coach 22-07-2013 10:04 PM

    Kolkata: Former India batsman Ashok Malhotra was on Monday named coach of Bengal senior cricket team. "We just finalised him as our coach for the upcoming season. He has agreed for a two-year term with us and will join the side on October 1," CAB president Jagmohan Dalmiya said after...
  • CAB on coach hunt as WV Raman parts ways 21-07-2013 06:56 PM

    Kolkata: The Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) has shortlisted Debu Mitra, Ashok Malhotra and Balwinder Singh Sandhu to succeed WV Raman as the senior team coach. The CAB on Sunday made it official that Raman would not be available for the upcoming season to complete his four-year term. "Raman called...
  • Manoj Tiwary adjudged 'cricketer of the year' by CAB 04-07-2013 10:43 PM

    Kolkata: Manoj Tiwary was on Thursday adjudged the 'Cricketer of the Year' while Shami Ahmed was named 'Best Bowler' by the Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB). The award will be given at the CAB annual function to be held on July 20. The CAB has also decided to hold its...
  • Huawei, Airtel tie up to provide WiFi Internet in EasyCabs 04-07-2013 06:00 PM

    New Delhi: Huawei and Bharti Airtel have joined hands for providing high-speed Internet connectivity to passengers of EasyCabs in the NCR region. Presently 100 EasyCabs are selected for the offer, wherein passengers can surf Internet through Huawei's E355 Wi-Fi data card. The offer will be valid from June 28 to...