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  • ECB must compromise on IPL, says Former England player David Lloyd 11 hours 31 minutes ago

    Bengaluru: Former England cricketer David Lloyd believes the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) needs to compromise and allow its players to participate in the Indian Premier League (IPL) to have any chance of mastering the T20 format. "Our biggest problem is that we are busy playing elsewhere while the IPL...
  • West Indies paid the price for batting collapse: Denesh Ramdin 12 hours 56 minutes ago

    St. George's (Grenada): Skipper Denesh Ramdin said the West Indies paid the price for losing six wickets in the first session on the final day of the second Test against England. The home side mustered 84 runs in that unlucky first session on Saturday when wickets tumbled and they never recovered...
  • Denesh Ramdin confident Jason Holder will recover for Barbados test Yesterday

    West Indies captain Denesh Ramdin said he was hopeful that all-rounder Jason Holder will be fit for the third and final test against England in Barbados on Friday. Holder fell badly in his delivery stride, turning his left ankle, as West Indies slumped to a nine-wicket defeat to the tourists on...
  • Alastair Cook hails James Anderson after England victory Yesterday

    England captain Alastair Cook gave the credit for Saturday's second-Test win over West Indies to James Anderson after the seam bowler's blistering spell in the morning transformed the game. A draw looked the likeliest outcome when play resumed on the fifth and final day but Anderson removed three West Indies batsmen...
  • 2nd Test: England humble West Indies by 9 wickets to take 1-0 lead in 3-match series Yesterday

    England ended a wait of two-and-a-half years and 10 matches for Test success away from home with a nine-wicket win over the West Indies in the second Test on Saturday. Set a modest target of 143 after the home side folded for 307 in their second innings just after lunch, Gary...
  • As it happened: West Indies vs England, 2nd Test, Day 5 2 days ago

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 4 Report: Kraigg Brathwaite's determined century led West Indies to 202 for 2 at the close of the fourth day of the second Test leaving the hosts with a lead of 37 runs. There is still plenty of work to...
  • Big effort needed on final day from Windies: Brathwaite 2 days ago

    St. George's: Centurion Kraigg Brathwaite has warned the West Indies are not yet out of the woods, and that it will take a significant effort on Saturday's final day to avoid defeat in the second Test against England. The 22-year-old opener fashioned a superb, unbeaten 101 as the West Indies, behind...
  • 2nd Test: Kraigg Brathwaite's ton for Windies frustrates England 2 days ago

    Kraigg Brathwaite's determined century led West Indies to 202 for 2 at the close of the fourth day of the second Test leaving the hosts with a lead of 37 runs. There is still plenty of work to do for the hosts to save the Test but England will have taken...
  • As it happened: West Indies vs England, 2nd Test, Day 4 3 days ago

    For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to bottom of the page Day 3 round-up: Joe Root's sixth Test hundred piloted England to a position of control at 373 for 6 in reply to the West Indies first innings total of 299 at stumps on the third day of the second Test on...
  • Curtly Ambrose hails West Indies bowlers after tough grind 3 days ago

    St. George's: The West Indies managed just six wickets on a gruelling third day of the second Test as England prospered, but team bowling consultant Curtly Ambrose praised the bowlers for sticking to their plans on a difficult pitch. England finished Thursday on 373 for 6 in their first innings in...
  • 2nd Test: Marlon Samuels gives a funny send-off to Ben Stokes 3 days ago

    We have reached a stage where hurling abuses is a more common occurence on the cricket field than the age-old banters and funny on-field activities. Well, not for Marlon Samuels as he gave the most befitting reply to Ben Stokes without even uttering a word as the Englishman made his way...
  • 2nd Test: West Indies can't beat Root as England flourish 3 days ago

    England's Joe Root struck his sixth Test century, and his first on foreign soil, to put the tourists in control on 373 for six on the third day of the second Test against West Indies in Grenada on Thursday. The 24-year-old Yorkshireman was unbeaten on 118 at the close of play...
  • Sunderland's Adam Johnson charged with under-age sex offences 4 days ago

    London: Sunderland and England midfielder Adam Johnson has been charged with four offences concerning sex with an under-age girl, a prosecutor said on Thursday. "Following an investigation by Durham Police, I have today authorised police to charge Adam Johnson, aged 27, with four offences under the Sexual Offences Act 2003," said...
  • As it happened: West Indies vs England, 2nd Test, Day 3 4 days ago

    For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to bottom of the page Day 2 round-up: England openers Alastair Cook and Jonathan Trott made a solid start in reply to West Indies' total of 299 by reaching 74 without loss on the second day of the second Test on Wednesday. Cook, who has not scored...
  • UK police hunt for convicted paedophile having 'fanatical obsession' with small girls 4 days ago

    Hampshire: A massive manhunt has been launched for a convicted paedophile who is on the run in Hampshire, a county on the southern coast of England. The predatory paedophile is obsessed with young girls and had been missing since on Tuesday after escaping from a psychiatric unit from hospital in...
  • West Indies spinner Devendra Bishoo eyeing wickets on 3rd day 4 days ago

    St. George: West Indies leg-spinner Devendra Bishoo believes he can make a significant impact on the second Test as the game enters crucial third day on Thursday with his team needing wickets to curtail England's progress. The West Indies rallied to 299 all out in their first innings on Wednesday after...
  • 2nd Test: Cook, Trott make solid start to England reply 4 days ago

    England openers Alastair Cook and Jonathan Trott made a solid start in reply to West Indies' total of 299 by reaching 74 without loss on the second day of the second test on Wednesday. Skipper Cook and Trott, returning after a lengthy absence from the team, failed to get scores in...
  • As it happened: West Indies vs England, 2nd Test, Day 2 5 days ago

    For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to bottom of the page Day 1 Report: A patient 94 not out from Marlon Samuels helped West Indies recover against England to end the first day of the second test on 188 for five in Grenada. While the tourists will be frustrated at not having made...
  • Marlon Samuels gunning for big West Indies total 5 days ago

    St. George: Middle-order batsman Marlon Samuels said his main goal is to help put the West Indies in a winning position against England when the second Test enters the second day at the National Cricket Stadium on Wednesday. Samuels is unbeaten on 94, six runs away from his seventh Test century,...
  • Jordan hopes England fire all cylinders on Day 2 against WI 5 days ago

    Marlon Samuels's unbeaten 94 keeps West Indies afloat after slipping to 129 for 5. ...
  • Kumar Sangakkara wants Kevin Pietersen to make England return 5 days ago

    London: Sri Lanka's batting great Kumar Sangakkara enjoyed his first experience of batting with Kevin Pietersen at English county side Surrey and said he wants England and Pietersen to settle matters which might help the English batsman find a way to return to international cricket. The pair spent 37 minutes together...
  • 2nd Test: England on top against West Indies in humid Grenada 5 days ago

    A patient 94 not out from Marlon Samuels helped West Indies recover against England to end the first day of the second test on 188 for five in Grenada on Tuesday. While the tourists will be frustrated at not having made more inroads in the final session before bad light stopped...
  • As it happened: West Indies vs England, 2nd Test, Day 1 6 days ago

    For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to bottom of the page TOSS: England opted to field against West Indies in Grenada. Playing XIs: West Indies: Kraigg Brathwaite, Devon Smith, Darren Bravo, Marlon Samuels, Shivnarine Chanderpaul, Jermaine Blackwood, Denesh Ramdin (wk/capt), Kemar Roach, Jason Holder, Shannon Gabriel, Devendra Bishoo England: Alastair Cook (capt), Jonathan Trott, Gary...
  • Jonathan Trott should be dropped by England: Ian Botham 6 days ago

    St. George: England bowling legend Sir Ian Botham said batsman Jonathan Trott should be left out by England for the second Test against the West Indies starting on Tuesday. Trott suffered a miserable return to Test cricket as he was dismissed for four runs in his two innings as an opener...
  • I've improved as a batsman, says Alastair Cook 6 days ago

    England captain Alastair Cook is convinced he has improved as a batsman despite failing to score a Test century since 2013. The opener will attempt to reverse a run of low scores when England begin the second test against West Indies in Grenada on Tuesday, having managed only 24 runs in...
  • Kevin Pietersen 'flattered' by Steve Waugh blast 6 days ago

    Kevin Pietersen has admitted to being "flattered" at the interest shown in him by Steve Waugh after the Australia great told England to steer clear of giving the controversial batsman a Test recall. Waugh, one of the outstanding batsmen of his generation, said Pietersen "may have been a great player but...
  • 2nd Test: England look to make a comeback against a motivated West Indies 1 week ago

    After a disappointing first Test match where England had the hosts on the mat after setting a target of 438 to win, West Indies probably had salvaged more out of the Test match than the visitors. The first hour of the Test match went to West Indies where they got the...
  • Craig Kieswetter: A champion of Twenty20 cricket 1 week ago

    Kevin Pietersen migrated to England from his country of birth in protest against the quota system. Another South African born, snubbed by his provincial team, moved to England in 2006. Often compared to Pietersen, in batting style and aggressive stroke-play, but given nowhere near the recognition as the former England...
  • England must be more aggressive: Matthew Hoggard 1 week ago

    Former fast bowler Matthew Hoggard has accused England of being too "timid" and is urging his country to follow Australia coach Darren Lehmann's lead by encouraging a more positive and aggressive approach. England are without a managing director after Paul Downton left his job this month and Hoggard believes the new...
  • Kevin Pietersen no longer a great player: Steve Waugh 1 week ago

    Former Australia captain Steve Waugh believes controversial England batsman Kevin Pietersen no longer merits a place in the national side. Pietersen was sacked by the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) following a series of disputes between him and the team and has not played for the national team in over...