From the commentary box, a surprised Rahul Dravid said, “Never seen Trent Bridge pitch play slow.”
Dilshan struck a brisk 86 to help SL score 267 and then grabbed 3-40 as SA was bowled out for 180.
Vijay scores unbeaten 122 to take India to 259/4 at stumps; Skipper Dhoni chips in with a half-century.
5 Tests in 41 days. The expression “Test cricket” will truly find its definition in England, writes Harsha Bhogle.
After a miserable sporting summer so far, England turn to faltering cricket team for succour.
India tour England for five Test matches, five ODIs and one-off T20I. Follow this space for the extensive coverage of the long tour.
England skipper Alastair Cook said he is ready to start contributing with the bat.
Dhoni said that he is ready to bat at No.6 because that's a crucial phase of the game and can turn matches.
Whiteman and Marsh's record-breaking 371-run stand took Australia A past India A's first innings score.
Pietersen said that Swann made Strauss and Cook's captaincy look good by making crucial breakthroughs.
He has been called into the England squad as injury cover for Prior ahead of the first Test against India.
Di Maria limped off the field in the first half of Argentina’s quarter-final win over Belgium.
Praveen is hopeful that India’s bowling department has the potential to perform well in England.
At Trent Bridge, the venue for the first Test, there is no escaping the conditions for India and hosts.
The matter will now be presented to Anil Kumble-headed BCCI technical committee.
Fletcher hit 62, while Cottrell and Narine starred with the ball as Windies beat New Zealand by 39 runs.
BCB cracked the whip on Shakib for indiscipline, handing him a six-month ban from all forms of cricket.
The Indian skipper revealed that his often talked about gut feeling is backed by cold logic.
India’s first outing at the venue for the opening Test, the beautiful Trent Bridge, was expectedly intense.
India’s batting looks impressive, but it’s their pacers and captain who will have to up the ante.
New Zealand won by 12 runs on D/L method in the rain-affected first T20 International at Windsor Park.
Riding on Amla's ton, South Africa romped to a 75-run win over the home team.
Strauss was talking to Knight in the commentary box, when he used the c-word regarding Pietersen.
Sandeep Dwivedi meets the opener and pieces together the story of his comeback.
Lee was quick to hold up his hand and offer his apologies after hitting the 44-year-old leg-spinning great.
Dravid, India's batting consultant stressed on the importance of being able to take 20 wickets.
Neymar's injury is a big blow to Scolari's Brazil who face Germany in the semi-final at Belo Horizonte.
Finch's unbeaten 181 guided MCC to a comfortable 7-wicket win over Rest of the World.
Pietersen tweeted "I still do hope that things change and I play for England here again. Time will tell."
Sachin will lead the MCC team, while Warne captains the Rest of the World side for the match at Lord's.
Ahead of the Test series against England starting July 9, India pocketed a 5-wicket win over Derbyshire.
Lakmal, Kusal Perera, Tharanga and Vithange were also named in the 15 man squad for the series.
New ICC chairman Srinivasan said he has 'done nothing to tarnish the image of the game'.
Rahul Dravid paid rich tributes to Jacques Kallis, terming him "second only to Sachin Tendulkar".
The 35-year-old former New Zealand batsman was banned from cricket for life for match fixing.
24-year-old Mithun, who has already appeared in four Tests, is yet to play for India A.
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