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3rd Test: India take 292 runs lead at stumps on day 2 vs England

3rd Test: India take 292 runs lead at stumps on day 2 vs England

Nottingham: A disciplined batting helped India score 124/2 in their second innings, taking 292 runs lead Aat stumps on the second day of the third Test match against England here on Sunday. Cheteshwar Pujara (33) and Skipper Virat Kohli (8) were at the crease when umpires dislodged the bails for the day. For England, Adil Rashid


People thought I’d be flash in the pan: Virat Kohli

New Delhi: Cricket star Virat Kohli says in his initial days in the game, he was judged for his ‘cool’ appearance, due to which people had the perception that he would be a “flash in the pan”. In an interview to the GQ India August 2018 issue, Kohli has spoken out about his audacious style which


England Test series a test of mind and character: Rahane

London: India’s vice captain Ajinkya Rahane on Monday said the upcoming Test match rubber against England will be a test of mind and character, adding that making quick adjustments according to the demands will be key. Ahead of the opening Test starting in Birmingham on Wednesday, he also said that as per the skill-set, both teams


Gooch warns England against ‘dangerous’ Kohli

London: Former English skipper Graham Gooch on Saturday cautioned England against India captain Virat Kohli, calling him as a “dangerous customer”, who wanted to improve his poor record against them in the upcoming five-Test rubber, starting August 1 in Birmingham. “Virat Kohli is the top-ranked player in the world right now. And I think he is


England outclass India by 8 wickets, clinch ODI series

Leeds: England put up a strong all-round show to thump an underwhelming India by eight wickets in the series-deciding third and final One-day International (ODI) at the Headingley cricket ground here on Tuesday. Leg-spinner Adil Rashid’s triple strikes in the middle overs helped England restrict India for a below par 256/8, despite captain Virat Kohli playing


Cricket: England succumb to Kuldeep’s heroics

Nottngham: Kuldeep Yadav’s (6/25) heroic bowling effort restricted England at a moderate 268 runs in the first match of the three ODI series at Tent Bridge here on Thursday. Despite a deep batting line-up, the hosts’ sucumbbed before Kuldeep, who emerged with his best ODI figures at a batting-friendly Nottingham wicket. It was Ben Stokes (50)

Buttler’s masterclass helps England whitewash Australia

Manchester: Jos Buttler’s scintillating unbeaten century helped England whitewash Australia 5-0 as the hosts pipped the visitors by one wicket in the final match of the series at the Old Trafford Cricket Ground here on Sunday. England made a heavy weather of a paltry 206-run target but it was Buttler’s heroics which snatched victory from the


McGrath looking forward to Kohli-Anderson battle

Chennai: Australia pace legend Glenn McGrath feels that India’s upcoming England tour comprising five Tests will be an intense battle between skipper Virat Kohli and veteran quick James Anderson in challenging conditions. McGrath, who is the only fast bowler ahead of Anderson on the all-time wicket-takers list in Test cricket with 563 wickets to Anderson’s 540,

England recall pacer Jake Ball for Australia ODI series

London: Nottinghamshire seamer Jake Ball has been drafted into the England ODI squad for the series against Australia as cover for all-rounder Chris Woakes. Woakes, who will be unavailable for the first part of the series with a right quad strain, joins Ben Stokes (left hamstring tear) on the injured list. Both players have commenced their