Kolkata’s rich sporting heritage can be traced back to the 19th century and it was Norman Gilbert Pritchard, born in the city on 23 June 1875 who as per the official International Olympic Committee records was the first Indian to compete in the Olympics. Pritchard won silver in the 200 metres and 200 metres hurdles […]
It’s no secret that the International Cricket Council (ICC) is keen that cricket, in the form of T20 be re-introduced into the Olympics and that standing in its way is the mighty Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) for a myriad of reasons. As most avid cricket fans are aware, cricket was played […]
The summer of 2018 looks like being a make-or-break period for England’s longest-serving test batsman, Alastair Cook. The former skipper has endured a torrid time with the bat in recent series, with a string of disappointing performances against New Zealand in the winter. Cook’s inconsistencies have led to more questions from the press as to whether the Essex ace has the drive to keep going at the pinnacle of the game.