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  • Liverpool's Champions League hopes take another hit with a 0-0 draw at West Brom 6 hours 41 minutes ago

    Liverpool's chances of qualifying for the Champions League took another hit with a 0-0 draw at West Bromwich Albion in the Premier League on Saturday. Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard played in his 500th Premier League match but it ended in disappointment, with Jordon Ibe coming closest to snatching victory for the...
  • Live Score: West Indies vs England, 2nd Test, Day 5 9 hours 46 minutes ago

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 4 Report: Kraigg Brathwaite's determined century led West Indies to 202 for 2 at the close of the fourth day of the second Test leaving the hosts with a lead of 37 runs. There is still plenty of work to...
  • Big effort needed on final day from Windies: Brathwaite 14 hours 3 minutes ago

    St. George's: Centurion Kraigg Brathwaite has warned the West Indies are not yet out of the woods, and that it will take a significant effort on Saturday's final day to avoid defeat in the second Test against England. The 22-year-old opener fashioned a superb, unbeaten 101 as the West Indies, behind...
  • Nepal earthquake: Over 50 dead in India including 47 in Bihar, 8 in UP and 3 in West Bengal 14 hours 23 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Over 50 people have died in India due to the massive earthquake that hit Nepal on Saturday morning. While 47 deaths have been reported in Bihar, eight people have died in Uttar Pradesh and three casualties are from West Bengal. According to Bharatiya Janata Party MP Rajiv Pratap Rudy...
  • West Bengal: Distress for potato farmers, 22 farmer suicides reported in 2 months 16 hours 44 minutes ago

    Potato farmers in West Bengal are in deep distress as there is a sharp dip in prices owing to massive over production coupled with insufficient government support. This has led to more than 20 farmers committing suicide in the past two months. ...
  • West Bengal: A TMC worker shot dead allegedly by Congress worker during municipal body polls 19 hours 38 minutes ago

    Kolkata: The municipal body polls in Katwa (West Bengal) which began smoothly at 7 am amid tight security on Saturday, turned ugly when a Trinamool Congress (TMC) worker was shot dead outside the polling booth. The TMC worker, named Indrajeet Singh was shot dead on the spot whereas another TMC...
  • 2nd Test: Kraigg Brathwaite's ton for Windies frustrates England 20 hours 35 minutes ago

    Kraigg Brathwaite's determined century led West Indies to 202 for 2 at the close of the fourth day of the second Test leaving the hosts with a lead of 37 runs. There is still plenty of work to do for the hosts to save the Test but England will have taken...
  • As it happened: West Indies vs England, 2nd Test, Day 4 Yesterday

    For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to bottom of the page Day 3 round-up: Joe Root's sixth Test hundred piloted England to a position of control at 373 for 6 in reply to the West Indies first innings total of 299 at stumps on the third day of the second Test on...
  • Google Maps edited to display renamed Bengal cities: Siliguri to be called Teesta, Asansol-Durgapur will be Agnibina Yesterday

    West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee renamed six cities and townships in the state. The North Bengal city of Siliguri will be known as Teesta after a major river in the region and Bolpur as Gitabitan, a popular compilation of songs of Rabindranath Tagore. The twin industrial towns of Asansol-Durgapur...
  • Curtly Ambrose hails West Indies bowlers after tough grind Yesterday

    St. George's: The West Indies managed just six wickets on a gruelling third day of the second Test as England prospered, but team bowling consultant Curtly Ambrose praised the bowlers for sticking to their plans on a difficult pitch. England finished Thursday on 373 for 6 in their first innings in...
  • Kim Kardashian trying her best to get pregnant Yesterday

    Los Angeles: Reality TV star Kim Kardashian has reportedly hired a fertility chef, pregnancy personal trainer, as well as cupping therapist in a bid to get pregnant again. "Kim has hired a 5,000 pound-a-month specialist chef to ensure all her meals are packed full of fertility-boosting ingredients. Her new diet is...
  • 2nd Test: Marlon Samuels gives a funny send-off to Ben Stokes Yesterday

    We have reached a stage where hurling abuses is a more common occurence on the cricket field than the age-old banters and funny on-field activities. Well, not for Marlon Samuels as he gave the most befitting reply to Ben Stokes without even uttering a word as the Englishman made his way...
  • 2nd Test: West Indies can't beat Root as England flourish Yesterday

    England's Joe Root struck his sixth Test century, and his first on foreign soil, to put the tourists in control on 373 for six on the third day of the second Test against West Indies in Grenada on Thursday. The 24-year-old Yorkshireman was unbeaten on 118 at the close of play...
  • Six Bengal cities get new names, Siliguri to be called 'Teesta', Kalyani renamed 'Samriddhi' Yesterday

    Kolkata: Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday renamed six townships in the state, officials said. Also see: Google Maps edited to display renamed Bengal cities: Siliguri to be called Teesta, Asansol-Durgapur will be Agnibina Among them, Siliguri will be known as Teesta, a major river in North Bengal and Bolpur as Gitabitan,...
  • As it happened: West Indies vs England, 2nd Test, Day 3 2 days ago

    For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to bottom of the page Day 2 round-up: England openers Alastair Cook and Jonathan Trott made a solid start in reply to West Indies' total of 299 by reaching 74 without loss on the second day of the second Test on Wednesday. Cook, who has not scored...
  • West Indies spinner Devendra Bishoo eyeing wickets on 3rd day 2 days ago

    St. George: West Indies leg-spinner Devendra Bishoo believes he can make a significant impact on the second Test as the game enters crucial third day on Thursday with his team needing wickets to curtail England's progress. The West Indies rallied to 299 all out in their first innings on Wednesday after...
  • 2nd Test: Cook, Trott make solid start to England reply 2 days ago

    England openers Alastair Cook and Jonathan Trott made a solid start in reply to West Indies' total of 299 by reaching 74 without loss on the second day of the second test on Wednesday. Skipper Cook and Trott, returning after a lengthy absence from the team, failed to get scores in...
  • As it happened: West Indies vs England, 2nd Test, Day 2 3 days ago

    For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to bottom of the page Day 1 Report: A patient 94 not out from Marlon Samuels helped West Indies recover against England to end the first day of the second test on 188 for five in Grenada. While the tourists will be frustrated at not having made...
  • Marlon Samuels gunning for big West Indies total 3 days ago

    St. George: Middle-order batsman Marlon Samuels said his main goal is to help put the West Indies in a winning position against England when the second Test enters the second day at the National Cricket Stadium on Wednesday. Samuels is unbeaten on 94, six runs away from his seventh Test century,...
  • Jordan hopes England fire all cylinders on Day 2 against WI 3 days ago

    Marlon Samuels's unbeaten 94 keeps West Indies afloat after slipping to 129 for 5. ...
  • 2nd Test: England on top against West Indies in humid Grenada 3 days ago

    A patient 94 not out from Marlon Samuels helped West Indies recover against England to end the first day of the second test on 188 for five in Grenada on Tuesday. While the tourists will be frustrated at not having made more inroads in the final session before bad light stopped...
  • As it happened: West Indies vs England, 2nd Test, Day 1 4 days ago

    For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to bottom of the page TOSS: England opted to field against West Indies in Grenada. Playing XIs: West Indies: Kraigg Brathwaite, Devon Smith, Darren Bravo, Marlon Samuels, Shivnarine Chanderpaul, Jermaine Blackwood, Denesh Ramdin (wk/capt), Kemar Roach, Jason Holder, Shannon Gabriel, Devendra Bishoo England: Alastair Cook (capt), Jonathan Trott, Gary...
  • Aston Villa charged following fans' pitch invasion 4 days ago

    London: Aston Villa have been charged for failing to control their fans following a pitch invasion after the FA Cup quarter-final against West Bromwich Albion. "It is alleged that Villa failed to ensure that no spectators or unauthorised persons were permitted to encroach onto the pitch in relation to their sixth-round...
  • Jonathan Trott should be dropped by England: Ian Botham 4 days ago

    St. George: England bowling legend Sir Ian Botham said batsman Jonathan Trott should be left out by England for the second Test against the West Indies starting on Tuesday. Trott suffered a miserable return to Test cricket as he was dismissed for four runs in his two innings as an opener...
  • Samuel Badree to mentor Australia's young spinners 4 days ago

    Bangalore: Samuel Badree, the West Indies legspinner who is currently the No. 1-ranked bowler in the ICC Twenty20 International rankings, will work with Australia's best young spin bowlers, a Cricket Australia release said on Tuesday. In all, 24 spinners including Cameron Boyce, who has played four T20Is for Australia, have been...
  • I've improved as a batsman, says Alastair Cook 4 days ago

    England captain Alastair Cook is convinced he has improved as a batsman despite failing to score a Test century since 2013. The opener will attempt to reverse a run of low scores when England begin the second test against West Indies in Grenada on Tuesday, having managed only 24 runs in...
  • Tragic end to West Bengal cricketer Ankit Keshri 5 days ago

    The 20-year old cricketer passed away in Kolkata under tragic circumstances after encountering a freak incident on the field last Friday. ...
  • 2nd Test: England look to make a comeback against a motivated West Indies 5 days ago

    After a disappointing first Test match where England had the hosts on the mat after setting a target of 438 to win, West Indies probably had salvaged more out of the Test match than the visitors. The first hour of the Test match went to West Indies where they got the...
  • West Indies fightback no shock to England's Ian Bell 5 days ago

    St. George's: England batsman Ian Bell has said the West Indies' fight-back to force a draw in the first Test of a three-match series last week didn't "surprise" his team. Starting the final day of the match on 98 for two in pursuit of 438 for victory, the West Indies slumped...
  • Draw has strengthened West Indies resolve, says Devon Smith 5 days ago

    St. George: Opener Devon Smith says batting out the entire last day to save the first Test has further strengthened the West Indies' self belief that they can compete against England in the ongoing three-Test series. The Caribbean side were given little chance prior to the beginning of the series against...