Nottingham

  • ICC match referee rates Trent Bridge pitch as 'poor' 5 days ago

    Dubai: The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Saturday said that David Boon of the Elite Panel of ICC Match Referees, who officiated in the first Test between India and England at Nottingham, has rated the pitch used at Trent Bridge as "poor". In accordance with Clause 3 of the ICC Pitch...
  • Picking five bowlers is a positive move, says Dravid July 16, 2014

    London: Former India captain Rahul Dravid termed Indian team management's decision to include five specialist bowlers as a positive move. "It is a very courageous move, a very positive move in my opinion," Dravid told reporters at the Laureus Academy function here on Thursday. "In the past, India have been a bit...
  • Stern punishment if Anderson is guilty: Boycott July 16, 2014

    London: Former England captain Geoffrey Boycott has recommended "stern punishment" for James Anderson if the England pacer is found guilty of abusing and pushing Ravindra Jadeja on the second day of the first Test at Trent Bridge. "If anybody's found guilty, and if I had a say in it, I believe...
  • Glad to help England get back in the match: Anderson July 13, 2014

    Nottingham: England pacer James Anderson on Saturday said that he was delighted with his maiden Test half-century and even more so with the fact that his innings allowed his team to find its way into the first Test versus India here. Anderson scored a personal best of 81 runs while Joe...
  • We shouldn't be disappointed with our bowling performance: Pujara July 13, 2014

    Nottingham: Indian batsman Cheteshwar Pujara on Saturday said that his team's bowling performances in the first Test versus England was up to the mark and they should not be too disappointed with the 198-run world record stand for the last wicket between Joe Root and James Anderson here. Root remained unbeaten...
  • 1st Test: India lead England by 128 runs on Day 4, draw likely July 13, 2014

    Joe Root and James Anderson's world-record partnership earned England an unlikely slender lead and then two late Indian wickets in the evening turned day four of the first Test in England's favour, leaving the hosts as the only team with a chance to win on the final day. Middle-order batsman Root...
  • Not a perfect day for England, admits Joe Root July 12, 2014

    Nottingham: England middle-order batsman Joe Root has refused to blame his team's batsmen for the slump in the post-lunch session that saw them collapse from 134 for 1 to 202 for 7 handing India the advantage in the first Test at Nottingham. The Yorkshire batsman then had to come up with...
  • Live Score, 1st Test: India opt to bat against England, debut for Stuart Binny July 9, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Pre-match: The visitors haven't forgotten the 4-0 whitewash in 2011 and also seek their first overseas Test win in three years. The 2011 whitewash made England the new No. 1 Test team, displacing India in the most ruthless manner possible. But...
  • Alastair Cook confident of Matt Prior's fitness for first Test July 9, 2014

    Nottingham: England captain Alastair Cook was "99 percent sure" Matt Prior will be fit to face India in the first Test at Trent Bridge on Wednesday after the wicketkeeper's injury scare. Prior suffered a thigh injury while training on Monday but, with England having called up one-day international Jos Buttler --...
  • Jos Buttler called up as cover for injured Matt Prior July 8, 2014

    Uncapped wicketkeeper-batsman Jos Buttler has been called into the England squad as injury cover for Matt Prior ahead of the first Test against India, starting in Nottingham on Wednesday. Prior, who was recalled ahead of England's home series against Sri Lanka after being dropped towards the end of the 5-0 Ashes...
  • Umpires have the final say in England vs India series July 8, 2014

    Nottingham: Something rather strange, by modern standards, will happen when either Australia's Bruce Oxenford or Sri Lanka's Kumar Dharmasena raises his finger in the first Test between England and India. For any batsman seeing the time-honoured signal confirming his dismissal will be unable to challenge the decision, just as the fielding...
  • Dhoni needs to pick between Ashwin and Jadeja for Nottingham Test July 8, 2014

    India will begin their gruelling two-month tour of England with the first of the five Tests starting at Trent Bridge on July 9 as Mahendra Singh Dhoni's men would be desperate to reclaim the lost glory after being routed 0-4 on the 2011 tour. In warm-up for the big Test, the...
  • Finishing games will be crucial in England, says MS Dhoni June 21, 2014

    Mumbai: Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Saturday said that finishing games at first opportunity will be crucial for his side against a strong team like England during the upcoming five-match Test series beginning July 9 at Trent Bridge, Nottingham. "2011 series in England and Australia was very disappointing series for...
  • FA Cup: West Ham humiliated by Forest; Chelsea and Liverpool win January 5, 2014

    London: West Ham United's woes intensified as the Premier League club were thrashed 5-0 in the FA Cup third round by second tier Nottingham Forest on Sunday, increasing the heat on manager Sam Allardyce. Forest's Jamie Paterson netted a hat-trick in the humiliating rout, but the spotlight was on Allardyce who...
  • As it happened: England vs Australia, The Ashes, 1st Test, Day 2 July 12, 2013

    For Live updates from the match, CLICK HERE. After England started the day with a flurry of wickets, the last wicket Australian pair of Ashton Agar and Phil Hughes fought back well. Day 1 round-up: After a breathless Day 1 of the first Test at Nottingham, which saw England bowled out...
  • As it happened: The Ashes, 1st Test, day one July 10, 2013

    For Live updates from the match, CLICK HERE. A battle-hardened and experienced England side go into the first Ashes Test of the five-match series against a callow-looking Australian team as strong favourites to retain the urn. And with Kevin Pietersen back and bowlers in top form, England go into the first...
  • Somdev, Divij-Raja advance in Nottingham Challenger June 12, 2013

    Nottingham: Indian players made a positive start at the ATP Nottingham Challenger event as Somdev Devvarman recorded victory in singles while Divij Sharan and Purav Raja advanced to the doubles quarterfinals, here. Somdev, ranked 140, defeated local qualifier Brydan Klein, 7-6(2) 6-4 in the opening round of the euro 64,000 grass...
  • Indian-owned Blackburn fire manager, Forest name McLeish December 28, 2012

    London: Blackburn Rovers sacked Henning Berg on Thursday after only 57 days and 10 games in charge, becoming the second manager to depart a foreign-owned English Championship (second division) club in the space of a few hours. The Norwegian was axed by Blackburn's Indian owners after a 1-0 defeat at...
  • Largest independent probe for Hillsborough tragedy October 12, 2012

    London: The largest independent probe into British police was launched on Friday to examine potential criminal actions by officers involved in the 1989 Hillsborough soccer disaster in which 96 spectators died after a crowd crush in the stadium. Serving and former officers, including those in senior positions, could face charges or...
  • Indian-origin teacher sues UK school for racism July 26, 2012

    London: An Indian-origin model-turned teacher, once named one of Britain's top 20 hottest men, has sued his school for over 100,000 pounds after he was called a "Paki" in a volley of racial abuses and the national tri-colour was removed from his classroom and dirtied. Haresh Sood, 35, claims racist notes...
  • Given few weeks to live, doctor cured of cancer July 24, 2012

    London: An Indian-origin doctor, who came to the UK in 1966 and went on to excel in medical practice to win royal honours, has hit the headlines by defying death by being cured of cancer even though he was given few months to live. Rami Seth, who studied Medicine in New...
  • Kuwaiti family buys Nottingham Forest FC July 11, 2012

    London: A Kuwaiti family has bought twice European Cup winners Nottingham Forest, the English Championship (second division) club said on Tuesday. In a statement on the club's website, Fawaz, Abdulaziz and Omar al-Hasawi said a shirt launch and news conference would be held at the City Ground on Saturday. "It is an...
  • UK: Forgotten lottery ticket fetches couple 1 mn pound June 2, 2012

    London: A British couple left their million pound prize winning lottery ticket stuck to their fridge for two months and only found that they had struck it rich when tipped off by their newsagent. Alan, 46, and Kim Elliott, 45, from Aspley, Nottingham had bought the ticket on March 23...
  • Consistency key for West Indies, says Ramdin May 24, 2012

    Nottingham: West Indies wicketkeeper-batsman Denesh Ramdin has stressed the need for consistency if the Caribbean side are to get the better of England in the second Test starting on Friday at Trent Bridge. The tourists will be looking to level the series after losing the first Test at Lord's by...
  • 2nd Test: England look to keep West Indies on the mat May 24, 2012

    Nottingham: England will take an unbeatable lead in their three-match series against the West Indies if they win the second Test at Trent Bridge starting on Friday. And, after a five-wicket victory in the first Test at Lord's, few would bet against Andrew Strauss's number one-ranked side going 2-0 up...
  • Reading secure promotion to the Premier League April 18, 2012

    London: Reading capped a remarkable run of form by securing promotion back to the English Premier League on Tuesday after a 1-0 victory at home against Nottingham Forest guaranteed them a top-two finish in the Championship (second division). Reading, who have taken 46 points from a possible 51 over their...
  • London riots: 3 killed, 750 arrested August 10, 2011

    New Delhi: A massive police presence and hundreds of arrests have helped calm the situation in London where riots have raged for the past four days. However, other cities like Birmingham and Manchester are now seeing similar chaos, with mobs looting stores, burning property and attacking police stations. Britain is going...
  • World's oldest submerged town dates back 5,000 yrs October 17, 2009

    London: Archaeologists surveying the world's oldest submerged town have found ceramics dating back to the end of the Neolithic era. Their discovery suggests that Pavlopetri, off the southern Laconia coast of Greece, was occupied some 5,000 years ago - at least 1,200 years earlier than originally thought. These remarkable findings have been...