HindustanTimes Mon,31 Aug 2015

India vs England 2011: News

'Sehwag made secret London trip'

India's opening batsman Virender Sehwag made a secret visit to London before the Lord's Test last month to meet his surgeon Andrew Wallace for a shot of injection on his injured shoulder.

Yuvraj Singh and Kevin Pietersen exchange online banter

Fierce on-field rivals, India's Yuvraj Singh and England batsman Kevin Pietersen have taken their battle to the virtual world with the duo engaging in an online banter in a social networking site.

Watching India from driver's seat

Alexander, currently driving the coach ferrying the Indian team on their England tour, says skipper MS Dhoni's favourite seat is the fully reclining one on the last row, window seat. Sanjjeev Karan Samyal gets the details.

The perennial prankster

Life is a laughing matter for England off-spinner Graeme Swann. Sanjjeev Karan Samyal writes. Witty and gritty | Characters in cricket

When India scurried to safety

It was around 6.30pm on Monday. Gautam Gambhir and Amit Mishra got down from a cab and entered their hotel, reports Sanjjeev Karan Samyal. When fear got the better of sport

In times of strife, cricket gives solace

An uneasy calm prevailed over Birmingham city on Wednesday. Still, braving the tense situation, a large number of fans turned up at the Edgbaston ground for the India versus England Test, reports Sanjjeev Karan Samyal.

Batsmen did not show mental strength

The Indian batting has not lived up to its reputation so far in the series. But when the team stands on the verge of handing over the No 1 spot in Tests to England, they could as well play for pride, writes Sourav Ganguly. Dada says

Flower salutes 'special' Strauss as England go top

Andy Flower is looking forward to continuing to work alongside the "outstanding" Andrew Strauss as the pair bid to keep England at the summit of Test cricket.

£29m: The price Edgbaston paid for landmark victory

Warwickshire County Cricket Club, which hosted the England-India Test that ended on Saturday with the home side crowned the world's best, has incurred a 29 million pound (Rs 215 crore) debt to retain its international status but has no regrets about the "risk".

I got chewed up and spat out: Matt Prior

England wicketkeeper Matt Prior today revealed that he had a "ridiculously rough time" when he first came into the team and said thoughts of quitting keeping crossed his mind as he was "chewed up and spat out".

Dravid foxed by his shoelace

Rahul Dravid today said that he did not ask for a review of the umpires decision in his bizarre dismissal during the third cricket Test against England as he was confused how a sound had come though he was sure he did not edge the ball.

Old & new in England party

England will invite all the players involved in their journey to the top of Test cricket to attend the celebrations of their feat on the final day of the fourth cricket Test against India at The Oval.

Some simple maths to outwit Tendulkar

A mathematician's plan and modern technology have helped England keep Sachin Tendulkar's bat quiet in the ongoing Test series against the Indian cricket team, a report in London claimed.

When Anderson had to rush for cover!

Prime Minister David Cameron's impromptu visit to the England cricket team's dressing room after Friday's play sent a towel-wrapped James Anderson scurrying for his clothes.

Munaf stays the boy next door... forever

It might come as a surprise but in a team of stalwarts, Munaf Patel is among the most sought after. Sanjjeev Karan Samyal writes.
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