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  • It was good to see Shikhar Dhawan back in form, says MS Dhoni 11 hours 9 minutes ago

    Birmingham: India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni feels his side played a "perfect game" on Tuesday as the visitors thrashed England by nine wickets in the fourth one-dayer to take an invincible 3-0 lead in the five-match series. Opting to bowl, India first restricted England to a modest 206 and then overwhelmed...
  • MS Dhoni surpasses Mohammad Azharuddin in ODI wins as captain 11 hours 25 minutes ago

    Birmingham: Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Tuesday became the most successful Indian captain ever in the one-dayers after India's nine-wicket thrashing of England in the fourth ODI. Tuesday's win at the Edgbaston was Dhoni's 91st ODI victory as skipper. He surpassed Mohammad Azharuddin's tally of 90 ODI victories as captain. Azharuddin took nine...
  • 4th ODI: Rahane, Dhawan power India to series win against England 10 hours 35 minutes ago

    Ajinkya Rahane's maiden ODI ton and Shikhar Dhawan's unbeaten 97 helped India beat England by nine wickets in the fourth game at Edgbaston in Birmingham. England were restricted to 206 and India have chased it down in 30.3 overs. Dhawan finished the game with a handsome six as India now...
  • Bresnan makes comeback, uncapped Roy in England T20 squad against India 2 days ago

    London: The England selectors on Sunday decided to bring back experienced pacer Tim Bresnan in the national squad for the one-off T20 international against India at the Edgbaston on September 7. The 14-member squad also features uncapped Surrey opener Jason Roy, who has been rewarded for his good show in the...
  • Rain plays spoilsport in England-Australia 3rd ODI at Edgbaston September 11, 2013

    Rain saw the day/night third one-day international between England and Australia at Edgbaston on Wednesday end as a no-result washout. Only 15.1 overs were possible, with England collapsing to 59 for three, before rain, which had delayed the scheduled start, returned at 3:34pm local time and saw the umpires take the...
  • As it happened: England vs Australia, 3rd ODI at Edgbaston September 11, 2013

    CLICK HERE for the Live updates and ball by ball commentary from England vs Australia, 3rd ODI at Edgbaston. Michael Clarke was as happy as a cheshire cat at the end of the second ODI - collecting a win and his maiden ODI century against England en route a 1-0...
  • 3rd ODI: Experimental England look to bounce back September 10, 2013

    Michael Clarke was as happy as a cheshire cat at the end of the second ODI - collecting a win and his maiden ODI century against England en route a 1-0 lead over the traditional rivals. But England seem in no mood to stop experimenting in fear of another failure...
  • Mitchell Johnson 'relishes' taunts from English crowd September 10, 2013

    Birmingham: Australia's Adam Voges has insisted any spectators trying to taunt Mitchell Johnson during the third one-day international at Edgbaston on Wednesday will only help the fast bowler. Left-arm quick Johnson has become something of a figure of fun for England fans after several erratic performances against Australia's arch-rivals where...
  • Pakistan's Malala celebrates 16th birthday in UN July 12, 2013

    United Nations: In her first speech since the Taliban in Pakistan tried to kill her for advocating education for girls, Malala Yousafzai celebrated her 16th birthday on Friday at the United Nations, appealing for compulsory free schooling for all children. Wearing a pink head scarf, Yousafzai told UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon...
  • India lift Champions Trophy after England choke in 20-over final June 24, 2013

    On a bizarre Sunday in wet Birmingham, India's skills in the Twenty20 format trumped England's as they kept their bearings in a 20-overs-a-side shootout to lay their hands on the 50-over Champions Trophy. A long and frustrating day ended with India triumphing in brilliant scenes after England collapsed in pursuit...
  • Ind v Pak, Champions Trophy: as it happened June 15, 2013

    India take on Pakistan in a high-voltage fixture at Edgbaston. India are yet to register a victory over their arch-rivals in Champions Trophy. India have already qualified for the semi-finals with consecutive victories over South Africa and West Indies whereas Pakistan would be playing for pride as losses to South Africa...
  • Tim Southee wary of Australia threat June 11, 2013

    Birmingham: New Zealand seamer Tim Southee said on Tuesday that his side would take nothing for granted when they faced Australia in the Champions Trophy at Edgbaston. The Black Caps come into the Group A clash on the back of a nail-biting one-wicket win over Sri Lanka whereas defending champions Australia,...
  • SA keep CT semis hopes alive with big win over Pakistan June 11, 2013

    Birmingham: South Africa's weakened bowling attack revived the team's Champions Trophy hopes on Monday, running through Pakistan for 167 to clinch a 67-run win at Edgbaston on Monday. The Pakistanis' second straight loss in Group B leaves them on the brink of elimination, with their flimsy batting lineup collapsing despite South...
  • It's Pakistani bowlers vs Indian batsmen: Shoaib Akhtar June 4, 2013

    Karachi: Former speedster Shoaib Akhtar feels the high-voltage ICC Champions Trophy clash between Pakistan and India would be a battle between the former's bowling prowess and the latter's much-heralded batting line-up. "For me, this high pressure match is a duel between their batsmen and our bowlers. We have an advantage over...
  • West Indies genuine contenders for title: Sammy June 4, 2013

    Birmingham: All-rounder Darren Sammy says the West Indies are genuine contenders to win the upcoming ICC Champions Trophy which features the eight top ODI teams in the world. Sammy, the former ODI captain, was speaking as the Caribbean side prepared to put up a better showing in their second warm-up...
  • ICC announces schedule of warm-up matches ahead of Champions Trophy May 9, 2013

    Dubai: The ICC has announced the schedule of warm-up matches to be played in the lead-up to the Champions Trophy, to be staged at Cardiff Wales Stadium, Edgbaston and The Oval from June 6 to 23. The warm-up matches will be played from May 30 to June 4 at the three...
  • Snapshot: Malala Yousafzai returns to school with her pink bag March 22, 2013

    New Delhi: Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani schoolgirl shot in the head by the Taliban, is back to school. She is seen with her pink school bag as she attends her first day of school after being released from hospital. The 15-year-old participated in lessons at the Edgbaston High School for...
  • 3rd ODI: Series victory in sight for England July 3, 2012

    It seems almost unlikely that Australia can win the series from here but we've seen in the past that one victory can do wonders to a team's confidence and fortune. It will take an inspired team effort or an extraordinary brilliance from a couple of key individuals, for Australia to...
  • Ramdin fined for Viv gesture June 12, 2012

    Birmingham: West Indies wicketkeeper Denesh Ramdin was fined 20 per cent of his match fee by the International Cricket Council on Monday for violating its code of conduct during the drawn third Test against England at Edgabston. After making only his second Test hundred on day four, Ramdin produced a piece...
  • Viv hits back at Ramdin for poor gesture June 10, 2012

    Birmingham: Former West Indies captain Viv Richards hit back at wicketkeeper Denesh Ramdin for making an angry gesture towards him after scoring a century in the third Test against England on Sunday. Ramdin scored 107 not out in an astonishing 10th-wicket partnership of 143 with Tino Best. But on reaching three...
  • Tino Best creates history at Edgbaston June 10, 2012

    Bimingham: West Indies pace bowler Tino Best smashed 95 on Sunday to record the highest score by a number 11 batsmen in the history of Test cricket on the fourth day of the third and final Test against England at Edgbaston. Best added 143 for the final wicket with wicketkeeper Denesh...
  • Unusual Ramdin response to Viv criticism June 10, 2012

    Birmingham: West Indies wicketkeeper batsman Denesh Ramdin Sunday responded to a criticism from the legendary Vivian Richards in an unusual manner, flashing a note that read 'Yeah Viv talk nah' soon after completing his century against England, in the third Test, here. A string of poor performance in the ongoing Test...
  • Best, Ramdin steal show for WI on Day 4 June 11, 2012

    Birmingham: England reached 221 for 5 at stumps on day four of the third Test at Edgbaston, trailing West Indies by 205 runs and chasing a total of 277 to avoid the follow on. England slumped to 49 for 3 on Sunday until Kevin Pietersen hit 78 — including one six...
  • Rain ensures second washed out day at Edgbaston June 8, 2012

    Birmingham: Rain saw play abandoned without a ball being bowled for the second successive day in the third and final Test between England and the West Indies at Edgbaston here on Friday. It was the first time since 1964, during an Ashes clash between England and Australia at Lord's, that...
  • WI anxious as Chanderpaul undergoes a scan June 7, 2012

    Birmingham: West Indies star batsman Shivnarine Chanderpaul has undergone a hospital scan after suffering soreness in his side, a team spokesman confirmed Thursday. Fortunately for the tourists, Thursday's first day of the third and final Test against England at Edgbaston was washed out completely, meaning they were not obliged to...
  • First day in third Eng-WI Test washed out June 8, 2012

    Birmingham: The first day's play in the third Test between England and the West Indies at Edgbaston here on Thursday was washed out without a ball being bowled. Heavy overnight and early morning rain meant the square was fully covered when the captains should have been tossing up ahead of...
  • Sammy backs Narine to make Eng 'impact' June 7, 2012

    Birmingham: West Indies captain Darren Sammy has dropped the strongest possible hint that 'mystery' spinner Sunil Narine will make his Test debut against England at Edgbaston. West Indies, 2-0 down in the three-match series, called up the Trinidadian after fast bowler Kemar Roach was ruled out of the finale with...
  • Davies called up as Prior cover for 3rd Test June 6, 2012

    Birmingham: England have called Surrey wicketkeeper Steven Davies into their squad for the third Test against the West Indies here at Edgbaston as cover for first choice gloveman Matt Prior. Sussex stumper Prior is suffering from an eye infection and an England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) statement Wednesday said:...
  • Strauss defends Anderson absence from 3rd Test June 6, 2012

    Birmingham: England captain Andrew Strauss has insisted resting James Anderson from the third Test against the West Indies will enable the strike bowler to play more international cricket in the long-run. England, 2-0 up in the three-match series, have decided now is the time to give Anderson a break with...