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Kevin Pietersen to lead England Legends in Road Safety World Series

February 26, 2021 3:51:44 pm

Former cricketers Matthew Hoggard, Owais Shah, Monty Panesar, Nick Crompton are some of the other key members in the England Legends squad.

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‘Virat Kohli defending the pitch is a BCCI thing’: Alastair Cook, Andrew Strauss say Indian skipper ‘looking after groundsmen’

February 27, 2021 8:23:49 am

Virat Kohli had insisted there were no demons in the pitch used for the 3rd Test, which has been called “not ideal” by several former players.


Vinay Kumar announces retirement from all forms of cricket

February 27, 2021 8:23:57 am

Vinay Kumar, 37, played 1 Test, 31 ODIs and 9 T20Is for India between 2010 and 2013.

England men’s cricketers take offence to woman cricketer’s joke about Ahmedabad defeat

February 26, 2021 2:13:36 pm

Following England's defeat to India, Alexandra Hartley took to Twitter to 'thank' the men's team for getting done quickly as the women's side were preparing for their 2nd ODI match against New Zealand.

England guilty of thinking too far ahead, have gone wrong with rotation policy: Ian Bell

February 26, 2021 1:02:10 pm

England fell to an embarrassing 10-wicket defeat in the third Test against India to go down 1-2 in the four-match series, while also getting knocked out of contention from the ICC World Test Championship (WTC) final in June.

It’s all about confidence, Axar Patel on phenomenal Test outings

February 26, 2021 12:29:25 pm

With his record 11 wickets in the day-night third Test against England, the left-arm spinner finally found his big moment in international cricket, seven years after he made his India debut in an ODI against Bangladesh.

Intent to score was needed on Motera track, it was a normal wicket: Rohit Sharma

February 26, 2021 11:11:42 am

Rohit attributed his sublime first innings half-century to the positive intent that he displayed during the day-night third Test in which England got thrashed by 10 wickets inside two days on the spin-friendly pitch.

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India go on top of World Test Championship (WTC) rankings after Motera win

February 26, 2021 9:35:44 am

Virat Kohli-led team toppled Kane Williamson-led Kiwis to go on top of the WTC table with 71 percentage points.

England didn’t trust their defence: Wasim Jaffer

February 26, 2021 7:38:05 am

"They did not trust their defence, which is a key to success in Test cricket. I felt the pitch was not that bad," says Wasim Jaffer.

Turner at Motera triggers a raging debate

February 26, 2021 7:38:25 am

Gavaskar blames England batsmen's mindset, Root says pitch needs to allow for a contest.

Kohli insists no demons in Motera pitch, Root leaves it for ICC to decide

February 25, 2021 11:41:19 pm

Virat Kohli on Thursday said poor batting and not the pitch was responsible for the day-night third Test against England winding up inside two days and described the performance of batsmen on both sides as "bizarre".

Undercooked batsmen on undercooked pitch: A recipe for disaster

February 26, 2021 7:38:14 am

The pitch at Motera, which saw batsmen crumble like over-crispy cookies, 30 wickets in under four sessions, might have veered on the side of being undercooked and underbaked, but not unpalatable.

Pink Ball Test: Records tumble, Kohli overtakes Dhoni as skipper with most Test wins

February 26, 2021 7:38:08 am

India defeated England by 10 wickets inside two days in the day-night third Test.

Two-Day International: England caught in spin web again as India win by 10 wickets

February 26, 2021 7:38:29 am

India defeat England by 10 wickets in day-night third Test in Ahmedabad to take unassailable 2-1 lead in four-match series.

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Faulty footwork or ‘awful pitch’?: Batting collapses in 3rd Test divides verdict between former cricketers

February 25, 2021 8:11:01 pm

The nature of the pitch was questioned by some former cricketers, but some others said that the batting collapses in the match was down to faulty footwork rather than the pitch.

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Drama at the start: How Axar Patel rattled England in the 2nd innings

February 25, 2021 9:25:22 pm

Axar Patel narrowly missed out on a hattrick in the first over of England's innings on Day 2.

Jack & Joe put India in a spin: How the hosts collapsed like a pack of cards versus England

February 25, 2021 5:54:05 pm

Rohit Sharma top scored for the hosts with 66, after India resumed the second day on 99/3.

Prithvi Shaw slams 227 not out, highest individual score in Vijay Hazare Trophy

February 26, 2021 7:41:06 am

Prithvi Shaw broke the earlier record of the highest individual score held by Sanju Samson (212 not out against Goa in 2019). This was the fourth double hundred in the history of the Vizay Hazare Trophy.

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ICC signs deal with IMG, to live stream 541 games across 3 World Cups

February 25, 2021 1:58:00 pm

The live streaming deal, which is up until April 2023, will enable fans to watch all qualifying matches to three World Cups: men's T20 World Cup 2022, men's World Cup 2023 and women's T20 World Cup 2023.

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India vs England 3rd Test Highlights: India win by 10 wickets, take 2-1 series lead

February 25, 2021 8:18:54 pm

India vs England (IND vs ENG) 3rd Test Highlights: India chased down 49 to win the 3rd Test in the final session of Day 2 after England were shot out for 81 in their second innings.


NZ vs AUS 2nd T20I: New Zealand edge Australia by four runs

February 26, 2021 7:41:03 am

Martin Guptill led New Zealand to 219-7 as it batted first after losing the toss Thursday and Australia seemed out of the match when it slumped to 113-6 after 13 overs.


Motera Test: England take up umpiring with match referee but no official complaint

February 25, 2021 11:04:51 am

While Shubman Gill's dismissal was overturned after looking at several angles, the third umpire did not take much time to declare Rohit Sharma not out.

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Frustrated with ’50-50′ umpiring decisions: Zak Crawley

February 25, 2021 9:27:58 am

Crawley was asked particularly about TV umpire overturning onfield umpire's 'out' call of opener Shubman Gill and Rohit Sharma given not out of a stumping appeal off the bowling of Jack Leach towards end of the day's play.

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After new look, world’s largest cricket arena gets a name: Narendra Modi Stadium

February 25, 2021 7:40:15 am

This is the first such public structure to be named after Prime Minister Modi in the country, with the Gujarat government confirming later that it would be called Narendra Modi Cricket Stadium.

Right pace, skidding on, bowling on a spot: Axar’s smarts

February 25, 2021 9:58:04 am

There is a curious thing he does with the ball. Most left-arm spinners’ variations can be picked by the seam position.