Speaking after Day 3, Ravindra Jadeja had said that the position of the cracks on the surface were not to his liking.
Exactly opposite to where the Hameeds sat, is the press box where the English media celebrated the birth of a star.
It was an innings where Cheteshwar Pujara started briskly, setting a furious pace by driving the ball with flawless ease.
Unlike MS Dhoni, Virat Kohli displays a myriad of emotions when things don’t go his way. Day 2 in Rajkot was case in point
Joe Root hit the first ton by a visiting batsman in India since 2013, Moeen Ali one run away as India limp on Day 1 of the first Test in Rajkot.
In testing conditions, England will bank on opener Haseeb Hameed, all-rounders Moeen Ali and Zafar Ansari and spinner Abdul Rashid.
Rajkot native Karsan Ghavri was handsome and stylish. He was also a rare cricketing species; an Indian medium pacer.
How does Saurashtra produce so many world class left-arm spinners? We travel to Jamnagar to find the answer to an intriguing question.
England would have formulated plans against two Kathiawadis — Pujara and Jadeja — but a third, would have as much influence on the game.
Nothing can curb the enthusiasm of the venue that will be hosting its first Test, three decades after hosting its first ODI.
BCCI president Anurag Thakur wants the Supreme Court judges to hear their problems one last time.
On eve of what could be a landmark day in Indian cricket, The Indian Express spoke with Justice Lodha and heard his side of the story.
Judiciary has trusted players to clean up Indian cricket. Why this leap of faith?
Wrestlers lose face, and perhaps an Olympic medal, and NADA its credibility
Rio Olympics 2016: Yet again, much before athletes dress up for D-Day, India has managed to look disheveled
Much before the world discovered virtual reality games, Mohammed Shahid dragged a generation of fans into the television.
‘Her brother would have been there if he had got visa in time’
History remembers one for breaking the mould. It will remember the other for becoming it.
Azhar biopic is another attempt to win back fans, find closure. It doesn’t work.
For long, the BCCI has set an unwritten code for those who wear those shirts with BCCI insignia.
Mohammad Amir may never rid himself of the tattoo of taint but the Pakistan pacer made the most of his five-year exile from cricket.
When you wish to appreciate a sport, nationalism only comes in the way.
Three Congress leaders were government nominees in the DDCA at the time.
My crusade against corruption in sports will continue. And what better place than the DDCA to do that.
An imaginary Day 1 match report of the historic Australia vs New Zealand game in Adelaide — Test under lights featuring the controversial pink balls.
South Africa collapse in a heap on third-day Mohali track that didn’t really turn to lose first Test by 108 runs.
R Ashwin takes five-for as South Africa are dismissed for 184; India lead by 142 runs with 8 wickets in hand.
On a track that has begun to crumble alarmingly, India’s tweakers take two wickets after their their batsmen are all out for 201; South Africa part-timer Dean Elgar takes four.
South Africa's sternest test begins at PCA Stadium in Mohali as Virat Kohli and Co look to make most of backyard advantage.
The most repeated word, both in questions and answers, happens to be ‘spin’.
After losing his place in the side and taking a brief break from cricket, Ravindra Jadeja has roared his way back into the Indian team.
This genuine warmth between the Indian team management and the pitch in-charge at the start of the Test series against South Africa is refreshing.
Tackling R Ashwin, who has had a productive 2015, will be South African batsmen’s toughest challenge in the Test series.
Virender Sehwag, in a chat with Sandeep Dwivedi before the World Cup earlier this year, spoke about various aspects of his batting.
An enigma all through his career, Zaheer Khan retires as Indian cricket's most 'Un-understood Cricketer'.
Vishal Chopra’s mother killed by Irish Republican Army sniper’s shot, his son set to represent Ireland at under-19 World Cup.
This modern day cowboy and me, we had a good thing going.