Southampton

  • It will be tough for us on day five, says Dhawan 2 hours 9 minutes ago

    Southampton: Indian opener Shikhar Dhawan has admitted that his team is in a tough position in the third Test against England and will find it difficult to save the match on the final day on Thursday. India were placed at 112 for 4 in their fourth-innings' in pursuit of 445 runs. "It...
  • 3rd Test: Pressure on India in battle of survival 2 hours 30 minutes ago

    After a historic win at the Lord's, India would not have thought of being in such a precarious situation on the fifth and final day of the third Test in Southampton. Surprisingly, on a greenish Lord's pitch Indian batsmen showed great application but at Ageas Bowl track best-suited for batting...
  • 3rd Test: Chasing 445, India 112/4 on Day 4 as England eye big win 12 hours 39 minutes ago

    India's batting capitulation continued in the Southampton Test as chasing a stiff 445 to win, the visitors were reeling at 112/4 at stumps on Day 4 - leaving England withing striking distance of a series-levelling victory on the final day. Riding on James Anderson's 5 for 53, England didn't take time...
  • 3rd Test: England ring a 'Bell' to lead India by 544 runs on Day 2 2 days ago

    England started turning the screws on India in the second Test at Lord's, inspired by a century from Ian Bell on day two that ended with the hosts in the lead by 544 and the visitors staring at the prospect of saving the game. England, who resumed the day at 247...
  • Liverpool sign defender Dejan Lovren from Southampton 3 days ago

    London: Liverpool's raid on Britain's south coast continued with the capture of Southampton's Croatian defender Dejan Lovren on Sunday for a reported 20 million pounds ($33.95 million). "The 25-year-old Croatian international today put pen to paper on a long-term deal with the Reds after completing his medical," the Premier League club's...
  • Alastair Cook delighted to return among runs 3 days ago

    Southampton: Alastair Cook on Monday missed out on his 26th Test century by five just runs but the English skipper said even though it was frustrating he was delighted to get out of his prolonged poor form. Cook marked his return to form with a dogged 95 while youngster Gary Ballance...
  • Live Score: England bat, Ishant out injured, debut for Pankaj 3 days ago

    (For ball-by-ball commentary scroll down to the bottom of the page) They have snatched the momentum with a brilliant show on the dreaded Lord's green-top and India's in-form cricketers would now aim to take an unassailable series lead against a demoralised England in the third Test starting here Sunday. The victory...
  • Cook brushes aside Pietersen's quit call 4 days ago

    Southampton: Alastair Cook shrugged off calls from Kevin Pietersen to resign as England captain ahead of the third Test against India at Southampton. Pietersen used his Daily Telegraph column published on Saturday to say he was only still in the job because it would be "yet another PR disaster" for the...
  • 3rd Test: 'Hurt' India fired up to extend England's misery 4 days ago

    Southampton: They have snatched the momentum with a brilliant show on the dreaded Lord's green-top and India's in-form cricketers would now aim to take an unassailable series lead against a demoralised England in the third cricket Test starting here Sunday. The visitors won the second Test at Lord's by 95 runs...
  • Can repeat what we did in India in 2012, says Alastair Cook 4 days ago

    Southampton: England captain Alastair Cook is drawing confidence from the 2012 Test series in India where his team came from being a loss down to script a memorable 2-1 series win -- a first for them in 28 years. It was a deja vu moment for Cook as he geared up...
  • MS Dhoni unhappy with ICC's decision to fine Ravindra Jadeja 3 days ago

    Southampton: A livid India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Saturday lambasted the ICC decision to impose a fine on Ravindra Jadeja, saying many a thing were neglected in the case and his players cannot ignore if abuse is hurled on them. Jadeja was fined 50 percent of his match fee after...
  • Rohit Sharma may sneak into the playing XI at Southampton 5 days ago

    India's net sessions ahead of the third Test against England at Southampton have given indications that the visitors might go in with seven batsmen and four specialist bowlers, ESPNCricinfo has reported. Rohit's inclusion would mean that the slot of the bowling allrounder filled by Stuart Binny has to be vacated to...
  • Gambhir, Dhawan in 'opening' battle for Southampton Test 5 days ago

    With opener Shikhar Dhawan's struggle against pace, bounce and swing extending to two Tests in England, the battle to partner Murali Vijay at the top is hotting up between two Delhi men Dhawan and Gautam Gambhir. Incidentally, Gambhir is one of the only four players who were part of India's...
  • Dream come true for Buttler, surgery time for Prior July 23, 2014

    London: New England wicket-keeper Jos Buttler finally gets the Test status after serving as a one-day cricketer and this, he says, is a "dream come true". Lancastrian Buttler, 23, has played 63 times in limited-overs cricket for his country and will now make his debut in Tests on Sunday in the...
  • Serbia playmaker Dusan Tadic signed by Southampton July 8, 2014

    Southampton said they have signed playmaker Dusan Tadic on a four-year deal from Dutch side Twente for an undisclosed fee. The 25-year-old Tadic is the first signing of the summer by new manager Ronald Koeman. He will replace outgoing captain Adam Lallana as the creative threat in Southampton's midfield. Tadic says in...
  • Saints defender Dejan Lovren keen on Liverpool move: reports July 6, 2014

    Croatia international defender Dejan Lovren wants to leave Southampton and complete a move to Liverpool, British media reported on Sunday, quoting the 25-year-old as saying his "head is already at" the Merseyside club. Liverpool coach Brendan Rodgers has already signed Rickie Lambert and Adam Lallana from Southampton in the last two...
  • Liverpool confirm arrival of England's Adam Lallana July 1, 2014

    Liverpool confirmed on Tuesday the arrival of England midfielder Adam Lallana from fellow Premier League side Southampton on a long-term deal. No transfer fee was announced but British media estimate Liverpool paid around 25 million pounds ($42.54 million) for the 26-year-old, a member of the side who failed to progress to...
  • Southampton say under no pressure to sell best players June 2, 2014

    Managerless Southampton will not be forced to sell crucial players such as Adam Lallana and Luke Shaw despite allowing striker Rickie Lambert to join Liverpool, the Premier League club said on Monday. Southampton have endured a turbulent week since manager Mauricio Pochettino departed for Tottenham Hotspur, with speculation mounting that England...
  • England call-up for Saints trio momentous, says Lambert May 20, 2014

    The England World Cup call-up for three Southampton players marks a momentous occasion in the history of the English Premier League club, Brazil-bound striker Rickie Lambert said on Monday. The forward, who along with Southampton team mates Adam Lallana and Luke Shaw was named in Roy Hodgson's 23-man squad for the...
  • Manchester United miss out on Europa League spot after draw May 11, 2014

    Southampton: Manchester United failed to qualify for next season's Europa League after drawing with Southampton 1-1 on Sunday on the final day of the Premier League. The less-than thrilling draw is likely to be Ryan Giggs' last match in charge of United as interim coach. With Southampton guaranteed an eighth-place finish...
  • Lambert goal earns Southampton 1-0 win at Swansea May 3, 2014

    Swansea: England striker Rickie Lambert scored a fortuitous goal in the third minute of injury time to give Southampton a 1-0 win at Swansea in the Premier League on Saturday. Swansea captain Ashley Williams' attempted clearance looped high over home goalkeeper Michel Vorm and the ball went in off Lambert's back. The...
  • Everton top-four hopes crumble at Southampton April 26, 2014

    Southampton: Everton self-destructed in their attempt to earn a Champions League spot, scoring two own goals in a 2-0 loss to Southampton on Saturday that seriously dents the team's chances of finishing in the top four in the Premier League. Antolin Alcaraz headed into his own net in the opening minute,...
  • England's Jay Rodriguez out of World Cup with injury May 20, 2014

    Southampton striker Jay Rodriguez, who had been an outside bet for England's World Cup squad in June, has been ruled out for six months with a serious knee problem. Rodriguez, 24, joins Arsenal and former Southampton winger Theo Walcott in missing out on a berth in England's squad because of...
  • Rampant Manchester City hammer Southampton 4-1 in Premier League April 5, 2014

    England: Manchester City kept the destiny of the Premier League title in their hands by beating Southampton 4-1 on Saturday, with the visitors' defeat further marred by a serious-looking injury to England striker Jay Rodriguez. Yaya Toure set City on their way with a third-minute penalty at Etihad Stadium before Rickie...
  • Southampton say no pressure to sell despite transfer bill March 31, 2014

    London: Southampton are under no financial pressure to sell any of their talented young players despite owing 27 million pounds in transfer fees, a director of the English Premier League club said on Monday. The Premier League's richest clubs are believed to be weighing up summer bids for Southampton players such...
  • Rickie Lambert rallies Saints to stand tall March 26, 2014

    London: Southampton's England striker Rickie Lambert wants the Saints to wipe some smirks off faces this weekend and reignite the Premier League club's stuttering season with a win over Newcastle. "We aimed for fourth this season, and people laughed at us, but they didn't laugh at us straightaway when we were...
  • Sigurdsson winner caps superb Spurs fightback against Saints March 23, 2014

    London: Gylfi Sigurdsson scored a stoppage time winner after Christian Eriksen's double as Tottenham Hotspur stormed back from 2-0 down to beat Southampton 3-2 in the Premier League on Sunday. Sigurdsson converted Denmark midfielder Eriksen's layoff to keep alive Spurs lingering hopes of a top four finish. They are fifth on...
  • Suarez scores as Liverpool climb up to second in Premier League March 2, 2014

    England: Liverpool continued their impressive title challenge with Luis Suarez inspiring a 3-0 victory at Southampton that moved the club to second behind Chelsea in the English Premier League on Saturday. A tilt at the crown had never been part of Rodgers' plan this season, but recent form has given Liverpool...
  • Southampton trio impress England manager Roy Hodgson February 3, 2014

    The free-scoring ways of Southampton's Adam Lallana, Jay Rodriguez and Rickie Lambert continue to push their claims for swapping the south coast for Brazil's Copacabana beach come World Cup time. With England manager Roy Hodgson watching on, the trio produced another sparkling attacking display, scoring a goal each in a devastating...
  • Southampton's Osvaldo heading to Juventus in loan deal January 31, 2014

    Southampton's controversial forward Dani Osvaldo is set to join Serie A leaders Juventus on loan after only six months with the English Premier League club, Italian media reported on Thursday. Gazzetta dello Sport said the fiery Italy international, who became Southampton's club-record signing when he joined for 15 million pounds from...