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  • England duo Stuart Broad, Matt Prior undergo surgery September 5, 2014

    London: England pace bowler Stuart Broad and wicketkeeper Matt Prior are set to start their rehabilitation programmes after both players underwent surgery to cure longstanding injuries. The England and Wales Cricket Board issued an update on Broad and Prior's progress following their surgery on Thursday. Following surgery on the patella tendon...
  • Stuart Broad sets September 4 date for knee surgery August 21, 2014

    London: England pace bowler Stuart Broad will have surgery on his right knee on Sept. 4, the England and Wales Cricket Board announced on Wednesday. The 28yearold will miss the five oneday internationals against India starting on Monday, but is expected to be fit in time for the World Cup, which...
  • Stuart Broad left out of England ODI squad to face India August 19, 2014

    Strike bowler Stuart Broad, one of the heroes of England's 31 Test series victory against India, was on Monday left out of a 15man squad for the five oneday internationals between the two teams. Broad, who played for England at The Oval despite having a broken nose and two black eyes...
  • India humiliated yet again as England decimate Dhoni & Co. to win Test series 31 August 17, 2014

    England wrapped up the fivematch Test series 31 with a huge innings and 244run victory on day three at The Oval on Sunday. Team India's win at Lord's seemed a distant memory as they were humiliated once again and had no answer to England's pace attack. India, faced with a...
  • We used the conditions very well, says England pacer Chris Woakes August 16, 2014

    London: England bundled out India for a paltry 148 to take the upperhand on the very first day of the fifth and final Test, and medium pacer Chris Woakes said the home team bowlers used the seaming conditions at The Oval to perfection. After dismissing India in only 61.1 overs, England...
  • 5th Test: England in a commanding position after bowling out India for 148 August 15, 2014

    After a humiliating defeat at Old Trafford, Indian batting saw another collapse at The Oval. England pacers toppled the Indian batting with wickets at regular intervals and India were all out for a mere 148 in the first innings of the fifth and final Test on Friday. In reply, openers...
  • Stuart Broad practises at nets without any discomfort ahead of fifth Test August 14, 2014

    London: England heaved a sigh of relief as Stuart Broad, sporting a splint on his broken nose, bowled without any apparent discomfort at the nets on the eve of the decider fifth Test starting Friday at The Rose Bowl. Broad, who broke his nose while negotiating a short pitched delivery from...
  • Stuart Broad may play fifth Test against India without protective mask August 13, 2014

    London: England pacer Stuart Broad, who sustained a deep gash on the bridge of his nose after being hit by nasty bouncer from India speedster Varun Aaron, may not need any special protective mask in order to play the fifth Test at Oval as the wound is healing rapidly. According to...
  • Injured Stuart Broad may play fifth Test with face mask August 11, 2014

    England pacer Stuart Broad, who was hit on the nose by a bouncer from the Indian fast bowler Varun Aaron in the fourth Test at Old Trafford, hinted that he may play the fifth and final Test against India with a face mask. Broad, in the first over after lunch...
  • Lack of fighting spirit by Team India shocks one and all August 10, 2014

    Manchester: As India surrendered the fourth Test in Manchester by an innings and 54 runs in less than three days, the fivematch series shifted decisively in England's favour but the manner of defeats has definitely shocked everyone after the team's historic Lord's victory. It is now pegged at 21, after the...
  • Stuart Broad included in unchanged England squad for 5th Test August 10, 2014

    England named an unchanged 13man squad for the fifth Test starting on 15 August at the Oval in London. Stuart Broad has been included in the team despite suffering a fractured nose when batting at Old Trafford on Saturday. Broad was retired hurt after being struck on the nose by a...
  • Stuart Broad, Matt Prior to undergo surgery after Test series August 10, 2014

    London: English cricket duo Stuart Broad and wicketkeeper Matt Prior will undergo surgery to cure their longterm injury troubles at the end of the month. According to Daily Mail, Prior, who opted out for the rest of the summer to recuperate from an Achilles tendon injury, saw a specialist who...
  • Batsmen capitulate as India lose at Old Trafford August 10, 2014

    Indian batsmen failed to survive the session after tea and lost the fourth Test to England by an innings and 54 runs. ...
  • England upbeat over Broad despite broken nose August 10, 2014

    Manchester: England expect Stuart Broad will be fit to play in the fifth and final Test against India at The Oval next week despite confirming the paceman had suffered a broken nose in their fourth Test win at Old Trafford. "Xrays confirm a fractured nose," an England and Wales Cricket Board...
  • Cook surprised at India's meek surrender in one session August 10, 2014

    Manchester: Jubilant with his teams' thumping win at Old Trafford on Saturday, England skipper Alastair Cook expressed surprise at India's abject surrender in the fourth Test, which allowed the hosts to take a 21 lead in the fivematch series. Getting behind a 215run lead, the visitors were shot out for just...
  • 4th Test: India crumble to a humiliating innings defeat at Old Trafford August 9, 2014

    Team India produced yet another horrible batting performance as they were crushed to a humiliating loss in the fourth Test by the hands of England at Old Trafford in Manchester on Saturday. Moeen Ali picked four for 39 as India were humiliated by an innings and 54 runs in the...
  • Stuart Broad suffers nose blow from Varun Aaron bouncer August 9, 2014

    Manchester: England's Stuart Broad was retired hurt after being struck on the nose by a bouncer from India fast bowler Varun Aaron on the third day of the fourth Test at Old Trafford on Saturday. Broad, in the first over after lunch, had just hooked a couple of Aaron bouncers for...
  • As it happened: England vs India, 4th Test, Day 2 at Old Trafford August 8, 2014

    (For ballbyball commentary scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 1 roundup: Stuart Broad's sixwicket haul led England's decimation of India, which saw the visitors bundled out for a paltry 152 and hand the hosts a big advantage on the opening day of the fourth Test at Manchester. MS...
  • Stuart Broad set for knee surgery after Test series August 8, 2014

    Manchester: Stuart Broad confirmed he would be undergoing surgery on a longstanding right knee injury after taking six wickets to leave England wellplaced in the fourth Test against India at Old Trafford on Thursday. However, Broad insisted he would see out the remainder of a fiveTest series currently in the balance...
  • Bowlers made good use of the conditions, says Broad August 8, 2014

    Manchester: England allrounder Stuart Broad has said that their bowling attack made good use of the conditions after losing the toss and they now need to bat India out of the game. The visitors were bowled out for 152 runs on day one and England reached 113 for 3 in reply...
  • 4th Test: India's surrender for 152 gives England control on day one August 7, 2014

    Stuart Broad's sixwicket haul led England's decimation of India, which saw the visitors bundled out for a paltry 152 and hand the hosts a big advantage on the opening day of the fourth Test at Manchester. MS Dhoni's decision to bat despite overcast conditions, which delayed start by 30 minutes due...
  • 4th Test: India suffer stunning collapse against England on Day 1 August 7, 2014

    Manchester: India collapsed spectacularly, losing four wickets with just eight runs on the board in six overs, at the start of the fourth Test against England at Old Trafford on Thursday. Mahendra Singh Dhoni, the Indian captain, won the toss and elected to bat despite the overcast conditions, but the number...
  • As it happened: India vs England, 3rd Test, Day 4 July 30, 2014

    (For ballbyball commentary scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 3 roundup: Indian batsmen failed to convert good starts into big innings as England took control of the third Test on day three, reducing India to 323 for 8 and in danger of following on after England's 569 for...
  • Stuart Broad proud to join exclusive club July 30, 2014

    Stuart Broad says he's elated to have joined some of his cricket 'heroes' as he and England newball partner James Anderson became only the third pace pair to take a combined 500 Test wickets. Broad finished the third day of the third Test against India at Southampton with 3 for...
  • 3rd Test: England in control as India fight to save followon July 29, 2014

    Indian batsmen failed to convert good starts into big innings as England took control of the third Test on day three, reducing India to 323 for 8 and in danger of following on after England's 569 for 7 declared. Murali Vijay (35), Cheteshwar Pujara (24), Virat Kohli (39) and Ajinkya Rahane...
  • 'Haunted' London hotel gives England cricketers spooky nights July 21, 2014

    London: England have often looked a haunted side during their ongoing run of nine Tests without a win. And according to paceman Stuart Broad they have a particular reason to be spooked during matches in London after ghostly goingson at the team hotel. Broad said several members of the side...
  • 2nd Test: Rahane's ton rescues India to 290/9 on Day 1 at Lord's July 17, 2014

    Ajinkya's Rahane's stellar hundred saved India the blushes on the opening day of the second Test against England, taking them to a respectable 290 for 9 after James Anderson gave England control on a greentop Lord's track. Rahane, batting at No. 4, scored 103 and shared a crucial 90run partnership for...