The fifth and final cricket one-dayer between India and England in Dharamsala on Sunday will start half-an-hour later than the scheduled start due to inclement weather conditions in the hill town, the BCCI announced today.
All eyes are on how the weather will behave at the weekend as Dharamsala gears up to stage its first match involving the national cricket team, the last ODI against England, to be played on Sunday.
There is nothing unusual about being cautioned by a match referee but what sets apart maverick England star Kevin Pietersen's case is that it happened inside the toilet of the airport here!
India went into the series with a depleted pace attack, but inexperienced Shami Ahmed and Bhuvneshwar Kumar have surprised everyone with the way they handled pressure and managed to trouble the English batsmen. HT
reports. Meet the pacers
The DRS debate is pretty much dead as far as the BCCI is concerned. They have been adamant in refusing to use it in bilateral series, pointing out that the technology provided is not foolproof. HT
reports. Blooper Reel
Even before he became an international star, grounds in Ranchi used to fill up or empty out, depending on whether Mahendra Singh Dhoni was batting.
A group of Congress leaders burnt an effigy of JSCA president Amitabh Choudhary bacause Gujarat CM Narendra Modi was invited for the January 18 inaugural ceremony of the newly built international stadium. B Vijay Murty
The Indian and England cricket teams arrived on Saturday for the second one-dayer to be played at the Jawaharlal Nehru International Stadium in Kochi on Tuesday.
The second ODI between India and England at Jawaharlal Nehru International stadium would be a "high scoring game as the pitch is a belter", feels pacer S Sreesanth.
Struggling Virender Sehwag's place in the team may come under scanner amid increasing pressure on selectors to drop under-performing stars, but Cheteshwar Pujara is all set to be rewarded with a place in India's ODI squad for the upcoming series against England.
Pak skipper Mohammed Hafeez today said the way his side clawed its way back in the first Twenty20 match against India, he has no doubts that his side will go on to win the series by winning the second match in Ahmedabad on Friday.
India paid the price of thinking that preparing turning tracks would be enough to beat England in the just-concluded Test series as the visitors had better tweakers to exploit the dustbowls, feels former England captain Nasser Hussain.
As India arrived for practice on Wednesday, skipper MS Dhoni made a dash for the 22-yard strip to check the condition of the track. Anand Sachar reports.
As the India batsmen took guard at the practice nets on Tuesday, around five net bowlers stood at the end of their run-up. One after the other, they darted to the bowling crease to send down the best deliveries they could to their heroes. Anand Sachar reports.
Blame it on the ugly turn of events at the Eden Gardens, the wicket at the Vidarbha Cricket Association's Jamtha Stadium here was a closely-guarded secret today. Firoz Mirza reports.