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.
India opener Gautam Gambhir on Sunday flew back to Delhi before commencement of the fourth day's play in the first Test against England following the death of his grandmother.
Three centuries in his first three Tests as captain, Alastair Cook couldn't have asked for a better start to his career in England's leadership role.
In the build-up to the India-England series, R Ashwin, the lanky off-spinner from Chennai, was billed as the trump card for India to avenge the 0-4 thrashing they suffered in England last year. Firoz Mirza
Not assured of victory in the first Test after England's dramatic fight-back, India pacer Umesh Yadav on Sunday said the home team's bowlers would have to put in a lot of effort on the final day on a pitch that has become flat.
Indian opener Gautam Gambhir, who was in Delhi on the fourth day of the first cricket Test against England after his grandmother's demise, was not on the field when play on the final day of the match commenced here today.
Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni today credited the bowlers for his team's nine-wicket victory over England in the opening cricket Test here, saying that the spinners put in a lot of hard work on a wicket that did not offer much turn.
Test cricket may be struggling for survival as the empty seats in Ahmedabad would testify but the Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) looks confident of a good turnout for the second Test between India and England starting at the Wankhede Stadium on Friday, Firoz Mirza reports.
England will need to take a leaf out of Cook’s book to fight back, writes Sourav Ganguly
England fast bowler Steven Finn has aggravated his thigh strain suffered in the first warm-up tie against India 'A' and will also miss the second Test starting in Mumbai on Friday, according to coach Andy Flower.
The last time England were due to play a Test in Mumbai in 2008, Ajmal Kasab and Co struck terror in the city and forced its cancellation. Four years later, with just two days left for the second Test, Kasab has been hanged. HT reports.
England batsman Jonathan Trott today said that the visitors are determined to level four-match series against India in the second Test in Mumbai starting Friday after losing the opener by nine wickets in Ahmedabad.
The focus in the second Test will be on Virender Sehwag as he will be reaching a major career milestone - 100th. Test. I have great respect for him and it feels very satisfying to see him get to that landmark, Sourav Ganguly
The two-pronged off-spin attack that India are using in the second cricket Test against England in Mumbai is a ploy that the hosts last used quarter of a century ago.
The spotlight on the eve of the second Test at the Wankhede was firmly on Virender Sehwag, for he was going to play his 100th Test. But, on Friday, the opening day of the Test, Monty Panesar, the genial Sikh in the England side, was hogging all the limelight, Anand Sachar