KOLKATA TEST

  • Fletcher is not doing anything, says Maninder December 8, 2012

    Former India spinner Maninder Singh takes a dig at India coach Duncan Fletcher after yet another day belonged to England in the Kolkata Test. ...
  • Sticking to plans did wonders for us: Finn December 8, 2012

    Kolkata: Describing as "frustrating" India's rearguard resistance led by Ravichandran Ashwin which thwarted England's bid for an innings victory, English pacer Steve Finn Saturday credited the bowlers for "sticking to the plans". "It was frustrating to say the least. The last two wicket partnership was surely very frustrating. I think Ashwin...
  • 'There is no excuse for poor India showing' December 8, 2012

    With the fourTest series levelled at 11, India closed day four of the third Test on 239 for 9 with a paltry lead of 32. Former India opener Kris Srikkanth is not happy with the way the team played. ...
  • India don't look too keen on Test cricket December 8, 2012

    "Trying hard." If thats the excuse India give after a spineless performance at the Eden Gardens today, the response would be "It's not showing". If your name is Gautam Gambhir, you don't flash at a ball bowled at the ninth stump outside off. If you're India's future named Virat Kohli,...
  • Srinivasan's criticism doesn't bother Mukherjee December 8, 2012

    Kolkata: Underfire curator of the Eden Gardens, Prabir Mukherjee, on Saturday said he is not bothered about BCCI President N Srinivasan's reported unhappiness with the stadium's pitch for the ongoing third Test in which England are in command against India. There's speculation that Mukherjee's days as Eden's curator would be over...
  • The ball hit my gloves: Compton on his lbw December 6, 2012

    Kolkata: England opener Nick Compton, who was adjudged leg before wicket by umpire Rod Tucker on Thursday, claimed that the ball had brushed his gloves before hitting the pads. "I am a bit disappointed. The ball had actually hit my gloves before hitting the pads," Compton, who posted his maiden...
  • England hold upper hand after first day December 5, 2012

    The former India selector, Kris Srikkanth feels the score of 273 for 7 is not a bad effort from India on day one....
  • Tendulkar's 76 oils off some rust December 5, 2012

    The first 28 runs took 76, the next 22 just 23, and after an early cup of tea at 2 p.m., Sachin Tendulkar looked to be on auto pilot. But just when the fans sank deeper into their chairs, there was a snap sound. Tendulkar c Prior b Anderson 76. A...
  • India bank on Zaheer and Ishant: Gambhir December 5, 2012

    Kolkata: With the Eden Gardens pitch affording swing with the old ball, Indian opener Gautam Gambhir on Wednesday said host pacers Zaheer Khan and Ishant Sharma will have a crucial role to play on day two of the Test match against England here. "We saw [James] Anderson reversing the ball. We...
  • India unchanged for third Test against England November 27, 2012

    Mumbai: Despite the criticism leveled against the Indian cricket team for its embarrassing tenwicket defeat inside four days in Mumbai on Monday, the BCCIs selection committee has named an unchanged 15man squad for the third Test against England in Kolkata. The fast bowler Umesh Yadav, who was on Monday ruled...
  • MS Dhoni's next five possible demands November 27, 2012

    New Delhi: "I want the pitch to turn from ball one." That's what MS Dhoni wanted, that's what MS Dhoni got and that's what cost India a Test match and dare say perhaps a series win at home. Dhoni was forced to eat his own words, stuffed with a hardtodigest...
  • View chat: Turner at Eden? All fair in love and war February 11, 2010

    CNNIBN sports correspondent Sanjeeb Mukherjea chatted on what India need to do to win the Kolkata Test at the Eden Gardens....