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India have form problems going into first Test

Indian cricketers have been in England for over a month, the senior team playing in the shorter formats and Rahul Dravid's 'A' squad helping out some seniors in getting a knock before the Test series. Yet there is no clarity on the ideal eleven for the first Test. The problems for the Indian team management stem as much from uncertain form as the injuries to key bowlers. The form issues ...

3 days ago
Shoulder injury further dents Saha's recovery prospects

Kolkata, July 19 (IANS) Already out of the Indian squad for the first three tests against England due to a left thumb injury, wicketkeeper Wriddhiman Saha is now nursing a shoulder problem which he picked up while rehabilitating at the National Cricket Academy (NCA). It has been learnt from sources close to Saha that the 33-year old stumper picked up the knock during a gym session at the...

4 days ago
Pant gets maiden call; Shami back for first 3 England Tests

New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) Explosive wicketkeeper-batsman Rishabh Pant was on Wednesday picked as the second choice stumper as the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) recalled pacer Mohammed Shami in the 18-member squad for the first three Tests of the five-match rubber against England. Pant was rewarded with the Test call-up following a successful run with the willow in the Indi...

4 days ago
England outclass India by 8 wickets, clinch ODI series

Leeds, July 18 (IANS) 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 a 71-run knoc...

5 days ago
Disciplined England restrict India to 256/8 in series decider

Leeds, July 17 (IANS) Leg-spinner Adil Rashid's triple strikes in the middle overs helped England restrict India for a below par 256/8 in the series-deciding third and final One-day International (ODI) at the Headingley cricket ground here on Tuesday. Put in to bat, India rode on captain Virat Kohli's run-a-ball 71, combined with his predecessor Mahendra Singh Dhoni's laborious 66-ball 4...

5 days ago
England put India in to bat in ODI series decider

Leeds, July 17 (IANS) England skipper Eoin Morgan won the toss and put India in to bat in the series deciding third and final One-day International (ODI) at the Headingley cricket ground here on Tuesday. After losing the second match at Lord's, India made three changes to their playing XI, bringing in Dinesh Karthik, Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Shardul Thakur, while resting Lokesh Rahul, Umesh...

6 days ago
India, England aim for series win in final ODI

Leeds, July 16 (IANS) After losing the second One-Day International (ODI), India will aim to improve performance in every department when they face confident England in the third and final match at the Headingley Cricket ground here on Tuesday. England levelled the three match series with a convincing 86-run victory at Lord's, having been comprehensively beaten in the opening match at Tr...

9 days ago
Confident India aim for ODI series win against England

London, July 13 (IANS) After a convincing victory in the first One-Day International (ODI), India will aim to seal the three match series with another win when they face hosts England in the second match here on Saturday. In the first match, a maiden fifer for chinaman Kuldeep Yadav (6/25) followed by Rohit Sharma's unbeaten 137-run knock sealed a comfortable eight-wicket victory for Ind...

11 days ago
Confident India eye winning start to ODI series against England

Nottingham, July 11 (IANS) Fresh from their Twenty20 International (T20I) series win, an upbeat India will be eyeing to continue with the momentum when they take on England in the first of the three-match One-Day International (ODI) rubber at Trent Bridge here on Thursday. The Virat Kohli-led side won the recently concluded T20I series 2-1 and the team management hopes for another valuab...

15 days ago
India aim to improve in decisive contest vs England

Bristol (UK), July 7 (IANS) With England winning the second Twenty20 International to level the series at 1-1, India will aim to improve the performance and win the third and decisive contest here on Sunday. In the second match, England bowling attack restricted India to a below-par score of 148/5. Leaving their previous mistakes behind which they committed in the first T20I, the...

16 days ago
Pacer Shardul replaces Bumrah for ODIs vs England

Cardiff, July 6 (IANS) Rising paceman Shardul Thakur has been called in as replacement for injured Jasprit Bumrah for the upcoming three-match One-day International (ODI) series against England, a BCCI release stated on Friday. Bumrah injured his left thumb during the first Twenty20 International against Ireland and was subsequently ruled out of the second T20I against them and also the ...

17 days ago
India aim T20I series win against England

Cardiff, July 5 (IANS) Fresh from a clinical eight-wicket victory over England, India will aim to clinch the series when they face the hosts in the second Twenty-20 International of the three-match rubber at Sophia Gardens here on Friday. The Men-in-Blue completely outclassed England in the first game as Kuldeep Yadav's fifer followed by Lokesh rahul's unbeaten ton guided Indian to comfo...

20 days ago
1st T20I: Kohli's men prepare for challenging English summer

Manchester, July 2 (IANS) Fresh from a relatively easy 2-0 whitewash over minnows Ireland, India's real test on the tour will start on Tuesday when the Virat Kohli-led brigade will be up against a formidable England side in the first of the three-match Twenty20 International series at the Old Trafford here. While India has been a consistent limited overs side over the past 6-7 years, En...

23 days ago
India outclass Ireland in second T20I; pocket series 2-0

Dublin, June 29 (IANS) Powered by half centuries from Lokesh Rahul and Suresh Raina and a collective bowling effort, India registered their biggest T20I win after convincingly thrashing minnows Ireland by 143 runs in the second and final T20 International, to pocket the two-match series 2-0 here on Friday. India's spin twins Yuzvendra Chahal (3/21) and Kuldeep Yadav (3/16) once again sta...

23 days ago
Ireland opt to bowl in 2nd T20I vs India

Dublin, June 29 (IANS) Ireland skipper Gary Wilson won the toss and opted to field against India in their second and final T20I at the Malahide Cricket Ground here on Friday. The visitors have made four changes in their playing XI as KL Rahul, Dinesh Karthik, Umesh Yadav and Siddarth Kaul replaced Shikhar Dhawan, MS Dhoni, Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Jasprit Bumrah. For Ireland, Willia...

24 days ago
India look to make a few changes in second T20I vs Ireland

Dublin, June 28 (IANS) Fresh from a 76-run win in the opening match, India will look to ring in a few changes as they attempt to finish off their assignments in Ireland on a winning note during the second and final T20 International here on Friday. India were runaway winners in Wednesday's opening T20I, scoring 208/5 in their 20 overs, with Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan contributing 97...

25 days ago
Ireland put India in to bat in first T20I

Dublin, June 27 (IANS) Ireland skipper Gary Wilson won the toss and opted to field against India in the first of the two-match T20I series here on Wednesday. The men-in-blue have left out the in-form duo of Dinesh Karthik and Lokesh Rahul from the last T20I they played in Sri Lanka, and instead picked Manish Pandey in the playing XI while the hosts have decided to go without veteran Will...

26 days ago
India eye winning start to English summer against Ireland

Dublin, June 26 (IANS) Refreshed and rejuvenated after a much deserved break, India will look to start the English summer on a high when they take the field in the first of the two-match T20I series against Ireland here on Wednesday. The T20Is against Ireland are only a precursor to the sterner tests in England, where the Virat Kohli-led side will tour next to play three T20Is, three One...

1 month ago
Raina replaces 'unfit' Rayudu for England ODIs

New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) Seasoned batsman Suresh Raina was on Saturday named as a replacement for Ambati Rayudu in the One-Day International squad against England after the Hyderabadi batsman failed to clear the mandatory fitness test. The 32-year-old Rayudu's score was on Friday found to be well below the threshold mark of 16.1 after he underwent the yo-yo test along with the rest of t...

1 month ago
Scoreboard of India vs Afghanistan one-off Test

Bengaluru, June 15 (IANS) Following is the scorecard of the one-off Test between India and Afghanistan, which the hosts won by an innings and 262 runs here on Thursday. India 1st innings: (overnight 347/6) Hardik Pandya c Afsar Zazai b Wafadar 71 Ravichandran Ashwin c Afsar Zazai b Yamin Ahmadzai 18 Ravindra Jadeja c Rahmat Shah b Mohammad Nabi 20 Ishant ...

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