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  • India look to end England tour with T20 success September 7, 2014

    Birmingham: The odd loss in the final ODI notwithstanding, India are expected to hold an edge as the visitors seek to bring the curtains down on what has been a mixed tour, with a victory in the only T20 international against England here on Sunday. Having suffered a 13 defeat in...
  • England's Tim Bresnan ruled out of Twenty20 against India September 5, 2014

    Leeds: England allrounder Tim Bresnan has been ruled out of the lone Twenty20 International against India to be held at Edgbaston in Birmingham on Sunday. England and Wales Cricket Board's (ECB) twitter handle on Friday stated that he is suffering from a shoulder strain. ".@timbresnan has been ruled out of the NatWest...
  • Shikhar Dhawan reveals mantra behind India's turnaround in England September 3, 2014

    In the absence of regular opener Rohit Sharma, the outofform Shikhar Dhawan and Ajinkya Rahane put on a superb opening wicket partnership to guide India to a astonishing ninewicket win over England. Chasing a a modest 207run target against England at the Edgbaston, Dhawan, who had a terrible Test series,...
  • It was good to see Shikhar Dhawan back in form, says MS Dhoni September 2, 2014

    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 onedayer to take an invincible 30 lead in the fivematch 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 September 2, 2014

    Birmingham: Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Tuesday became the most successful Indian captain ever in the onedayers after India's ninewicket 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 September 2, 2014

    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 August 31, 2014

    London: The England selectors on Sunday decided to bring back experienced pacer Tim Bresnan in the national squad for the oneoff T20 international against India at the Edgbaston on September 7. The 14member 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 SecretaryGeneral Ban Kimoon...
  • India lift Champions Trophy after England choke in 20over 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 20oversaside shootout to lay their hands on the 50over 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 highvoltage fixture at Edgbaston. India are yet to register a victory over their archrivals in Champions Trophy. India have already qualified for the semifinals 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 nailbiting onewicket 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 67run 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 highvoltage ICC Champions Trophy clash between Pakistan and India would be a battle between the former's bowling prowess and the latter's muchheralded batting lineup. "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: Allrounder 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 warmup...
  • ICC announces schedule of warmup matches ahead of Champions Trophy May 9, 2013

    Dubai: The ICC has announced the schedule of warmup matches to be played in the leadup to the Champions Trophy, to be staged at Cardiff Wales Stadium, Edgbaston and The Oval from June 6 to 23. The warmup 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 10thwicket 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...