Tag: Test Series

1st Test: India in promising position after Day 3

Adelaide: Skipper Virat Kohli and Cheteshwar Pujara came up with a steady partnership as India put themselves in a strong position after the third day of the opening cricket Test against Australia here on Saturday. The visitors posted 151/3 in their second innings at stumps, and have a lead of 166 runs. At the end […]

  • Friday, 09 July 2021
2nd Test: Rahane, Pant revive India on Day 2

Hyderabad: India rode on a defiant 146-run fifth wicket stand between half-centurions Ajinkya Rahane and Rishabh Pant to reach 308/4 and more importantly cut down the deficit to just 3 runs at stumps on Day 2 of the second cricket Test at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium here on Saturday. At close of play, both Pant […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Indian squad for 2-match Test series against West Indies announced

Mumbai: Karnataka opener Mayank Agarwal and right-arm pacer Mohammed Siraj, who plays for Hyderabad in first-class cricket, are the new faces in 14-member Indian squad for the forthcoming two-Test home series against West Indies that the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) announced on Saturday. Meanwhile, pacers Jasprit Bumrah and Bhuvneshwar Kumar have […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Kohli end England series as world's best, Cook signs off at 10th spot

Dubai: India captain Virat Kohli ended the England tour as the number-one ranked batsman in world despite failing in his last innings while just retired England opener Alastair Cook signed off from international cricket on a remarkable note, moving into the top-10 of the ICC Player Rankings for Test Batsmen. Cook was adjudged Player of […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
India reeling at 58/3 as England inch towards win

London: A batting collapse saw India reeling at 58/3 at stumps after England set them a victory target of 464 courtesy superlative centuries from Alastair Cook and Joe Root, on day 4 of the fifth and final Test here on Monday. K.L. Rahul was batting on 46 while Ajinkya Rahane was on 10 after James […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Cook fails to get hundred in final Test as India reduce England to 198/7 on Day 1

London: Alastair Cook missed a century as England threw away a decent start to huff and puff their way to 198/7 and Indian bowlers came up with a captivating Day 1 performance in the fifth Test here on Friday. Former England skipper Cook, who called time on his illustrious career before the final rubber, top-scored […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
India to play for pride, England for Cook in fifth and final Test

London: India will have only pride to play for after going down in the fourth Test and losing the five-match series 1-3 against England who will see former captain Alastair Cook don the white flannels for the last time, in the fifth and final Test at The Oval here on Friday. The final match might […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Pujara ton helps India take lead, Moeen stars with ball for England

Southampton: Top-order batsman Cheteshwar Pujara produced a magnificent unbeaten 132 to help India post 273 in the first innings and take a 27-run lead on day 2 of the fourth Test at Rose Bowl Cricket Stadium here on Friday. At stumps, England were 6/0 in their second dig and trailing by 21 runs with openers […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
India dominate day 1 of 4th Test vs England

Southampton: India dominated the opening day of the fourth Test match as the visitors first bowled out England just a few overs before stumps and then scored 19/0 at the Rose Bowl Cricket Ground here on Thursday. With India trailing by 227 runs, openers Lokesh Rahul (11) and Shikhar Dhawan (3) remained unbeaten. The day […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Confident India aim to level series in 4th Test

Southampton: After a morale-boosting win at Nottingham, India will be aiming to level the five-match rubber when they take on England in the fourth cricket Test starting at the Rose Bowl Ground here from Thursday. After a narrow 31-run loss in the first Test at Edgbaston, the visitors suffered an innings defeat at Lord’s and […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Prithvi, Hanuma picked for remaining England Tests; Vijay, Kuldeep dropped

New Dehi: Prithvi Shaw, the 2018 Under-19 World Cup winning skipper, on Wednesday broke into the India Test side even as the BCCI senior selection committee dropped off-colour opener Murali Vijay and Kuldeep Yadav from the squad for the remaining two Tests of the five-match rubber against England. The 18-year-old Shaw, who captained the India […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
England put India to bat in 3rd Test, Pant debuts

Nottingham: England skipper Joe Root won the toss and opted to field against India in the third Test of the five-match rubber at Trent Bridge here on Saturday. Under pressure after losing the first two Tests, India made three changes to their playing XI by bringing in Shikhar Dhawan and Jasprit Bumrah and handing a […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Day 2: Kohli helps India post 274; England lead by 22 runs

Birmingham: Virat Kohli notched up a hundred to guide India to 274 all out in the first innings before leaving the hosts on 9/1 with a slender lead of 22 runs at stumps on the second day of the first Test match here on Thursday. Replying to England’s 287, Kohli — dropped twice by Dawid […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Kohli & Co begin difficult Test battle against England

Birmingham: India will aim for a bright start to the gruelling and testing five-match Test series against hosts England when the first match begins at the Edgbaston Cricket Ground here on Wednesday. India have not won a Test series in England since 2007, achieved under the captaincy of Rahul Dravid. And now under the captaincy […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
England to host India for 5 Tests, 3 ODIs & T20Is in 2018

London: England will host India for five Tests, three One-day Internationals (ODI) and as many T20 Internationals, starting July 3 next year, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) announced on Tuesday. Virat Kohli’s men will start their tour with a T20I on July 3 at Old Trafford, which will host the first of three […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021