After making a solid start replying to England's first-innings' 396 for nine wickets declared, India secularly slipped in the third and final session and ended the second day at 187 for five wickets in the one-off Test here on Thursday.
India skipper Virat Kohli shook off some pressure of playing the World Test Championship (WTC) final by saying one Test wouldn't decide the best team in the world.
Within the mega battle for the World Test Championship title will be playing out the high-profile clash between India captain Virat Kohli and New Zealand skipper Kane Willaimson. It seems like Kohli and Williamson, two of the best batsmen and inspirational leaders of the current generation are destined to fight against each other for as long as they play cricket.
India, who are playing their first Test in almost seven years, are fielding five debutants -- batter Shafali Verma, all-rounder Deepti Sharma, pacer Pooja and wicketkeeper Taniya Bhatia. Off-spinner Sneh Rana, who is also making her debut, is returning to India fold after five years.
The 2022 Birmingham Commonwealth Games Organising Committee on Tuesday announced that the debuting women's T20 competition will be held between July 29 and August 7 and all the matches will be played at Edgbaston over 10 days.
India named six batsmen, five pace bowlers and two spinners along with two wicketkeeper-batsmen in the 15-member squad for the World Test Championship final against New Zealand
The win is New Zealand's first at Edgbaston in five attempts, and is only their sixth out of the 56 Tests they have played in England.
The India squad for the six-match white-ball tour of Sri Lanka in July will undergo a fortnight-long quarantine in Mumbai, where they will be tested regularly before departing for Colombo on June 28.
The all-India senior selection committee picked the squad for three ODIs and three T20I series, to be played between July 13 and 25, said a statement from the Board of Control for Cricket in India.
The tournament, to be organised by the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) and played in a 100-ball format, will see some of the best women cricketers from around the world compete for different franchises.
England's white-ball skipper Eoin Morgan and wicketkeeper-batsman Jos Buttler are under investigation by the country's cricket board after their alleged racist tweets, mocking Indians, surfaced on social media.
The announcement to not let Indian companies have broadcasting rights comes with the same background of not allowing any relations with India until its government reverses its decision taken on August 5, 2019, which changed the special status of the erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir.
"September 15 to October 15 is the window. Initially, BCCI was thinking of having 10 double headers. But, in third and fourth week of September, having 10 afternoon matches can be physically exhausting for player in such short window," a BCCI source told PTI on the condition of anonymity.
Indian selectors are expected to pick plenty of fringe players for the limited overs tour with Shikhar Dhawan and Hardik Pandya in the fray for leading the side. A fully fit Shreyas Iyer is another captaincy option.
The International Cricket Council (ICC) Board has given India a month's time to show its readiness to host T20 World Cup in the country later this year.
The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Tuesday re-introduced men's Champions Trophy and expanded the number of competing teams in both the men's 50-over World Cup and T20 World Cup in the 2024-2031 cycle of events.
Sachin Tendulkar, who retired from international cricket in 2013 after scoring 15,921 Test runs and is still the leading run-scorer in international cricket in Tests and ODIs, added that his second regret was not being able to play "against my childhood hero Sir Vivian Richards".
The India No. 3 batsman's record as captain outside Asia was garnished with the 2018-19 Test series win in Australia, an achievement that gave confidence to the Indian team under Ajinkya Rahane to repeat the feat in 2020-21.
While New Zealand are already in England for a bilateral series against the hosts, the Virat Kohli-led Indian team will arrive in the UK on June 3 after competing a 14-day quarantine period in India
Indian Premier League's (IPL) remaining matches this season will be held in United Arab Emirates in the months of September-October, the Indian cricket board confirmed on Saturday.
Indian cricket board will take a decision on holding remaining Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 matches at special general meeting on May 29, in which entire domestic cricket schedule for 2021-22 will be discussed.
The Indian cricket team touring England may be asked to undergo only a three-day hard quarantine before being allowed to practice in a bio-secure environment during isolation ahead of the World Test Championship (WTC) final in Southampton.
India's World Test Championship (WTC) final against New Zealand in Southampton will be their first Test at a neutral venue in their 89-year history of Test cricket.
In what could possibly be the first instance of its kind, the India men and women's cricket teams are likely to travel together to England on a charter flight on June 2 for their respective series.
This will be the last tour for New Zealan's wicketkeeper-batsman, 35-year-old BJ Watling, who recently announced that he was retiring from competitive cricket. Watling represented New Zealand in 73 Tests, 28 ODIs and five T20Is.