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T20 World Cup: What can women’s cricket do to enjoy the popularity of men’s cricket?

The 7th edition of the ICC T20 Women’s World Cup has begun in Australia, but much of the conversation is still around the number of viewers tuning in.
Avishek Dalmiya

The new Dalmiya at Eden Gardens — Azhar fan, astrology believer & in cricket ‘by chance’

New CAB chief Avishek Dalmiya has big shoes to fill — not just his father Jagmohan Dalmiya’s but also Sourav Ganguly’s. Now the hope is he’ll be every bit a visionary.
File photo of Sourav Ganguly

How Sourav Ganguly became BCCI president, with some help from BJP

Former India captain Sourav Ganguly was initially given a choice between vice-president and IPL Governing Council head, ThePrint has learnt. He declined.
Sourav Ganguly | Twitter

Set to be BCCI president, Sourav Ganguly says first priority is ‘first-class cricketers’

Former captain Sourav Ganguly emerged as the consensus candidate for BCCI president. However, he will have to demit office in September 2020.
Gautam Gambhir | ThePrint

Indian cricket should be run by administrators, not Supreme Court, says Gautam Gambhir

Days before BCCI elections, former India opener and BJP MP Gautam Gambhir bats for ‘democratic process’ in cricket administration.
Vaibhav, Ashok Gehlot and Rameshwar Duti

Why Ashok Gehlot pushing for his son to be Rajasthan cricket chief has split Congress

CM Ashok Gehlot’s son is likely to be elected head of Rajasthan Cricket Association today, and this could impact Congress prospects in 2 assembly bypolls.
Amit Shah with Rajat Sharma and Virat Kohli

Ganguly & Rajat Sharma could contest, but Amit Shah to have biggest say on next BCCI chief

Sourav Ganguly is a much-admired former India captain & administrator, while media baron Rajat Sharma was hand-picked by Arun Jaitley to run cricket in Delhi.
Lala Amarnath

Lala Amarnath, the shining light of early Indian cricket who transcended borders

Lala Amarnath, born on 11 September 1911, was India’s first Test centurion. He also contributed as a bowler, manager, selector and commentator.
VB Chandrasekhar | Twitter: @TNCACricket

Former India cricketer VB Chandrasekhar committed suicide, say police

Former India opener and national selector V.B.Chandrasekhar, who died Thursday, was initially reported to have suffered a cardiac arrest.
M.S Dhoni on the field. | ANI Photos

MS Dhoni to serve his regiment for next 2 months instead of going on West Indies tour

A BCCI official said that Dhoni is not retiring at the moment. The wicket-keeper is an honorary Lieutenant Colonel in the Territorial Army.

On Camera

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Donald Trump at the Namaste Trump event at Motera Stadium in Ahmedabad, Gujarat | Photo: Praveen Jain | ThePrint

China, Pakistan and Islamic terror — major takeaways from Donald Trump’s speech in India

In Episode 398 of his daily news capsule #CutTheClutter, Shekhar Gupta decoded the US President’s Namaste Trump speech. Here’s a short round-up.
8 people have been killed & 100 injured in northeast Delhi as violence gripped Jaffrabad, Maujpur, Babarpur & Gokulpuri Sunday after anti & pro-CAA groups clashed.

Who is to blame for CAA violence: Delhi Police or politics of Modi government?

9 people have been killed & 100 injured in northeast Delhi as violence gripped Jaffrabad, Maujpur, Babarpur & Gokulpuri Sunday after anti & pro-CAA groups clashed.

Defence

Prime Minister Narendra Modi with US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump | @narendramodi | Twitter

Trump says US-India to sign $3 billion in defence deals

The US State Department last week approved a potential sale of arms to India, including air-defence radars and missiles, rifles and other equipment.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

How one big India-US deal gave us six big gains to cheer — including decimation of Left

To think the India-US nuclear deal was about a bilateral relationship or energy is to miss the point. It had much larger implications.