LORD'S S TEST

  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey July 21, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • MS Dhoni instructed me to bowl bouncers, says Ishant Sharma July 21, 2014

    London: Pace spearhead Ishant Sharma credited captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni for instructing him to bowl bouncers which helped India win the second Test at Lord's here Monday to take a 10 lead in the fivematch series. After drawing the first Test at Trent Bridge, India won the second match by 95...
  • Breathtaking Ishant takes life out of England for India's historic triumph July 21, 2014

    We talk of a breathtaking fastbowling display. We talk of bowlers intimidating batsmen. We talk of bowlers rattling a team up. We talk of bowlers at their best in Test cricket. We talk of champions coming up with their best when cornered. Each of the above fitted perfectly into a...
  • Queen Elizabeth II to watch 2nd Ashes Test at Lord's July 18, 2013

    London: Queen Elizabeth II will be present at the Lord's Cricket Ground to watch the opening day of the second Ashes Test here on Thursday. The Queen would be introduced to the captains and the players of Australia and England, as well as the match officials before the start of...
  • The Ashes: Harris, Khawaja in Australia's XI for 2nd Test July 18, 2013

    London: Australia have dropped Mitchell Starc and Ed Cowan from the second Ashes Test beginning at Lord's on Thursday and replaced them with fast bowler Ryan Harris and middle order batsman Usman Khawaja. Harris, who has been troubled by injury throughout his career, will return to play a Test after more...
  • James Anderson bowls England back into first Test May 17, 2013

    London: James Anderson took his 300th Test wicket and then ended a bold counterattack by New Zealand's Ross Taylor as England fought back in the first Test at Lord's. The two players lit up a Lord's bathed in artificial floodlight to counter the overhead gloom of Friday's second day which...
  • As it happened: England vs New Zealand, First Test, Day 2 May 17, 2013

    James Anderson took his 300th Test wicket and then ended a bold counterattack by New Zealand's Ross Taylor as England fought back in the first Test at Lord's. The two players lit up a Lord's bathed in artificial floodlight to counter the overhead gloom of Friday's second day which ended...
  • Pietersen faces extended wait over T20 squad August 17, 2012

    London: England batsman Kevin Pietersen has several extra days in which to discover if he will be a member of the defending champions World Twenty20 squad. The International Cricket Council (ICC) had originally made this Saturday their deadline for all teams to announce their final 15man squads for the tournament in...
  • Battle to decide Test No. 1 begins August 16, 2012

    After winning the third Test against India on August 13, 2011, England put themselves on top of the Test rankings ladder. They went on to steamroll India in the fourth Test, completing a historic 40 whitewash. But just a shade over an year after dismantling their colonial cousins, England now...
  • Pietersen 'apologises' for texts: report August 15, 2012

    London: Kevin Pietersen has apologised to the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) for text messages sent to South African players during the drawn second Test at Headingley, it was reported on Tuesday. Last weekend, Pietersen was dramatically dropped from England's squad for this week's third and final Test at Lord's,...
  • Majeed's appeal in spotfixing case rejected May 31, 2012

    London: Mazhar Majeed, the agent behind the Pakistan cricket betting scam that rocked the sport, on Thursday lost a legal challenge against his conviction. Majeed, 36, from Croydon in south London, was sentenced in November to two years and eight months in jail after pleading guilty to conspiracy to cheat...
  • Broad moves to No. 3 in ICC Test rankings May 22, 2012

    Dubai: Englands Stuart Broad has climbed to third in the ICC Test bowler rankings on the back of his matchwinning 11wicket haul in the Lords Test against West Indies. Meanwhile, Shivnarine Chanderpaul, West Indies batting stronghold and current No. 1 Test batsman, extended his advantage over secondplaced AB de Villiers...
  • Strauss hopes ton proves run 'catalyst' May 22, 2012

    London:England captain Andrew Strauss hopes his longawaited 20th Test century will provide the spark for a successful season with the bat. Strauss had gone 18 months without a Test hundred heading into the series opener against the West Indies at his Lord's home ground. However, the lefthanded opener reached the...
  • West Indies hit with overrate fine May 22, 2012

    London: West Indies' disappointment in losing the first Test against England by five wickets at Lord's here on Monday was compounded by fines for skipper Darren Sammy and his players for a slow overrate. If they infringe again during the second Test at Trent Bridge starting on Friday, allrounder Sammy could...
  • Bell had nothing to prove, says Strauss May 21, 2012

    London: England batsman Ian Bell had nothing to prove after a poor run of form in recent Test series against Pakistan and Sri Lanka, captain Andrew Strauss said on Monday. Bell scored a composed unbeaten 63 to guide England to a fivewicket victory over West Indies in the first Test...
  • England win Lord's Test by five wickets May 21, 2012

    London: A stand of 132 between Alastair Cook and Ian Bell steered England to a fivewicket win over West Indies in the first Test at Lord's on Monday. Cook's 79, with 10 fours from 127 balls, and Ian Bell's unbeaten 63 from 103 balls with 10 fours clinched an ultimately...
  • England in awe of Chanderpaul's fight May 18, 2012

    London: Stuart Broad urged England to learn from the example of West Indies star Shivnarine Chanderpaul after the two men dominated the opening day's play in the first Test at Lord's here on Thursday. Fast bowling allrounder Broad took 6 for 72 as West Indies closed on a total of...
  • WI pace attack struggles ahead of Lord's Test May 15, 2012

    London: Fitness concerns hover over the fast bowling pair of Kemar Roach and Ravi Rampaul ahead of Thursday's start of the first Test against England at Lord's. Roach did not bowl on the final day of the fourday tour match against England Lions on Sunday while Rampaul was limited to...