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A tale of the Indian tail

July 11, 2014 1:38:16 am

After a lower middle-order collapse, a stubborn resistance by India’s No.9 and No.11 takes visitors to 457.

India tour of England: The start of an Indian summer?

July 10, 2014 10:56:02 am

From the commentary box, a surprised Rahul Dravid said, “Never seen Trent Bridge pitch play slow.”

Tillakaratne Dilshan stars in Sri Lanka win

July 10, 2014 12:07:13 am

Dilshan struck a brisk 86 to help SL score 267 and then grabbed 3-40 as SA was bowled out for 180.

First day, Murali Vijay show

July 10, 2014 5:14:18 am

Vijay scores unbeaten 122 to take India to 259/4 at stumps; Skipper Dhoni chips in with a half-century.

India tour of England: Opportunity for young turks to build reputations

July 9, 2014 9:51:12 am

5 Tests in 41 days. The expression “Test cricket” will truly find its definition in England, writes Harsha Bhogle.

India tour of England: A different ball game

July 9, 2014 9:52:14 am

After a miserable sporting summer so far, England turn to faltering cricket team for succour.

India tour of England

July 8, 2014 11:51:50 pm

India tour England for five Test matches, five ODIs and one-off T20I. Follow this space for the extensive coverage of the long tour.

Alastair Cook is ‘desperately keen’ to lead from the front against India

July 9, 2014 12:14:51 am

England skipper Alastair Cook said he is ready to start contributing with the bat.

Mahendra Singh Dhoni ready to bat at No. 6, hints at five bowlers for first Test

July 8, 2014 11:20:49 pm

Dhoni said that he is ready to bat at No.6 because that's a crucial phase of the game and can turn matches.

Sam Whiteman, Mitch Marsh stand takes Australia A ahead

July 9, 2014 10:13:30 am

Whiteman and Marsh's record-breaking 371-run stand took Australia A past India A's first innings score.

Graeme Swann made Andrew Strauss’s captaincy look good, says Kevin Pietersen

July 8, 2014 3:24:03 pm

Pietersen said that Swann made Strauss and Cook's captaincy look good by making crucial breakthroughs.

Jos Buttler called up for injured Matt Prior ahead of first Test

July 8, 2014 6:36:24 pm

He has been called into the England squad as injury cover for Prior ahead of the first Test against India.

FIFA World Cup; Argentina to miss its Angel on the field against Netherlands

July 8, 2014 7:14:55 pm

Di Maria limped off the field in the first half of Argentina’s quarter-final win over Belgium.

The how-to-bowl in England manual, by 2011’s ‘chalak’ bowler

July 8, 2014 1:17:03 pm

Praveen is hopeful that India’s bowling department has the potential to perform well in England.

India Tour of England: Pre-match talk in full swing

July 8, 2014 12:40:50 pm

At Trent Bridge, the venue for the first Test, there is no escaping the conditions for India and hosts.

NCA wants BCCI to dump Under-25 tournaments

July 8, 2014 12:46:11 am

The matter will now be presented to Anil Kumble-headed BCCI technical committee.

West Indies beat New Zealand by 39 runs to level T20I series

July 7, 2014 6:37:47 pm

Fletcher hit 62, while Cottrell and Narine starred with the ball as Windies beat New Zealand by 39 runs.

Shakib Al Hasan slapped six-month ban for indiscipline

July 7, 2014 6:20:59 pm

BCB cracked the whip on Shakib for indiscipline, handing him a six-month ban from all forms of cricket.

I don’t plan a lot and believe in my gut feel, says Mahendra Singh Dhoni

July 7, 2014 6:09:18 pm

The Indian skipper revealed that his often talked about gut feeling is backed by cold logic.

India’s Tour of England: In nets, a minor switch or major hint?

July 7, 2014 2:46:13 pm

India’s first outing at the venue for the opening Test, the beautiful Trent Bridge, was expectedly intense.

India Tour of England: Finding right balance

July 7, 2014 5:06:11 pm

India’s batting looks impressive, but it’s their pacers and captain who will have to up the ante.

New Zealand edge past West Indies in rain-curtailed T20I

July 7, 2014 4:07:35 pm

New Zealand won by 12 runs on D/L method in the rain-affected first T20 International at Windsor Park.

Hashim Amla ton powers South Africa to comprehensive win

July 6, 2014 11:25:57 pm

Riding on Amla's ton, South Africa romped to a 75-run win over the home team.

Andrew Strauss caught on air abusing Kevin Pietersen

July 6, 2014 2:50:10 pm

Strauss was talking to Knight in the commentary box, when he used the c-word regarding Pietersen.

Whites at the end of tunnel

July 6, 2014 7:50:03 pm

Sandeep Dwivedi meets the opener and pieces together the story of his comeback.