England Test

  • Credit for Pujara's double ton goes to his fiancee Puja: Father November 16, 2012

    Rajkot: The highlight of the second day of the ongoing Test match between India and England in Ahmedabad was the unbeaten double century by Cheteshwar Pujara. There were celebrations in Rajkot on the super knock by the Gujarat batsman and several people visited the Pujara residence to congratulate his family. The...
  • Pietersen left out of England's India tour September 18, 2012

    London: Kevin Pietersen's omission and the selectors' decision to drop Essex batsman Ravi Bopara after a poor run of form this year paved the way for two uncapped batsmen to be included in Alastair Cook's 16man squad for the fourmatch Test series, which begins in Ahmedabad on November 15. Somerset's Nick...
  • Kevin Pietersen left out of India tour September 18, 2012

    London: Kevin Pietersen's omission and the selectors' decision to drop Essex batsman Ravi Bopara after a poor run of form this year paved the way for two uncapped batsmen to be included in Alastair Cook's 16man squad for the fourmatch Test series, which begins in Ahmedabad on November 15. Somerset's Nick...
  • England had no choice than to axe KP: Hussain August 13, 2012

    London: Former England captain Nasser Hussain admits the English selectors had to drop Kevin Pietersen for the crucial final Test against South Africa even though they will be weaker in his absence. Pietersen has been axed following a dramatic week which included allegations that the controversial England batsman sent text messages...
  • Strauss backs England's rotation policy June 12, 2012

    Birmingham: England captain Andrew Strauss has predicted the team will see the benefits of their controversial rotation policy when they put their number one Test ranking on the line against South Africa. Strike bowlers James Anderson and Stuart Broad were rested from the side that drew a rainruined third Test against...
  • A year of contrasts for India December 31, 2011

    It was indeed a year of contrasts in Indian cricket. In January 2011, India's Test team was ranked No 1, a spot they had occupied for over a year. That same month they famously drew a rare away series in South Africa, and proceeded to march into the World Cup...
  • Pakistan team is more positive now: Afridi December 9, 2011

    Lahore: Pakistan's flamboyant allrounder Shahid Afridi said on Friday that he feels good to be back in the national team as the side is more positive than before under the guidance of interim coach Mohsin Khan. Afridi, returning home after playing in the oneday series in Bangladesh, told reporters that Mohsin...
  • Zaheer still has to prove fitness: Ganguly December 3, 2011

    New Delhi: Sourav Ganguly, the former India captain, has sounded a warning ahead of the Australia tour by suggesting that Zaheer Khan has not done enough to prove his fitness for the first Test against Australia starting on the Boxing Day. Zaheer injured his right hamstring on the first day...
  • England cricket team may return; Mohali to host 1st Test December 1, 2008

    The England cricket team is likely to return to India on December 3 to play the twoTest series against India. The first Test, scheduled for Dec 1115 in Ahmedabad, has been shifted to Mohali while the second Test had been already shifted to Chennai after the terror attacks in Mumbai. ...