The BCCI technical committee headed Anil Kumble went with the National Cricket Academy’s suggestion to restrict the CK Nayudu Trophy to Under-23 players.
Set 369 for victory South Africa, who started the day at 38-1, finished on 159 for eight.
Ballance put on 142 runs for the third wicket with with Ian Bell.
After Cook was dropped by Jadeja on Day 1, Dhawan dropped Buttler and Dhoni also missed a stumping chance.
Bell’s 167 helped England declare at 569/7 and put pressure on India who were 25/1 at stumps.
The Porteas took full advantage of the rain which disrupted the play thrice.
England pile on the misery, declare on 569/7; Dhoni tries unusual tactics with little to show for it.
We need to do a few more tests but we have 11 days before for the next Test, Dawes said.
South Africa need 321 runs with 9 wickets remaining on a turning SSC track.
Cook marked his return to form with a dogged 95 as England reached a comfortable 247 for two against India.
Chasing 369 for victory, the Porteas were 38/1 at stumps on day four against Sri Lanka.
The notice came in the wake of the recent Jadeja-Anderson altercation.
Cook marks his return to form with a dogged 95, while Ballance hits his 2nd successive ton to put Eng on top.
Ben Stokes & Matt Prior have testified against Jadeja, accusing him of raising his bat at Anderson.
South Africa were dismissed for 282 in reply to Sri Lanka’s first innings total of 421.
After Lord’s, England need to question the relevance of going ahead with a green track for the 3rd Test.
At the hearing, Anderson’s legal counsel argued that the England fast bowler was instigated by Jadeja.
Dhoni defended Jadeja saying ‘there is an individual (Anderson) who has used foul language.’
SA were dismissed for 282 in reply to SL’s 1st innings total of 421. At stumps SL were 11/0, a lead of 150.
The statement read “The BCCI believes that Mr Ravindra Jadeja was not at fault, and supports him fully.”
The BCCI also lowered the age for participation for the Col CK Nayudu Trophy from U-25 to U-23.
The WI tour will commence on October 8 with ODIs followed by T20. The last Test will be played from Nov 15-19.
Sharma’s all-round show helped India ‘A’ win by one-wicket over South Africa ‘A’ and step closer to the final.
India’s win at Lord’s has given them a psychological edge over England & they can build on the advantage.
Sri Lanka’s only success in the final session was the wicket of Faf du Plessis.
Shami has the variations but must not get carried away if he is to be effective in England.
Anderson’s is to be held on August 1, a day after the conclusion of the third Test in Southampton.
Set to make his Test debut for England, Buttler is determined to play aggressive cricket against India.
Amla dug in with 46 runs as SA trailed the hosts by 323 runs with 7 wickets in hand on second day.
Jadeja has been fined 50% of his match fee for his involvement in an altercation with James Anderson.
The Aussie skipper said he was disappointed that his team was labelled as the worst team to tour India.
He joins Gavaskar and Lara at tied fifth on the list of highest Test century makers with 34 tons.
Out-of-form England captain puts in the yards under the watchful eyes of coach Peter Moores.
It was Mahela Jayawardene’s 34th Test hundred and his 11th at the Sinhalese Sports Club.
President Mukherjee sent his congratulatory message to Indian captain M S Dhoni.
India’s batting mainstay Kohli has so far scored only 34 runs in four innings with a top score of 25.