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  • No effort, no heart, no fight, Team India disappointed: Sourav Ganguly 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Former captains Sunil Gavaskar and Sourav Ganguly have blasted the Indian team and said it was high time for the selectors to take some tough decisions following the embarrassing 3-1 Test series loss to England. Ganguly said the team had shown "no effort, no heart, no fight." "There have...
  • Team India outplayed in all departments in Test series 4 days ago

    CNN-IBN's panel of experts discusses India's humiliating defeat after England wrapped up the five-match Test series 3-1 with an innings and 244-run victory at The Oval. ...
  • Dark days disappear for transformed England cricket team 4 days ago

    Drenched in champagne and surrounded by jubilant teammates, England captain Alastair Cook held his arms aloft and savored the feeling of winning a test series again. It had been a while. Following the humiliation of a 5-0 Ashes whitewash in Australia and the dejection of a last-gasp home series loss to Sri...
  • IPL main cause of India's disgusting show: Bishen Singh Bedi 4 days ago

    Baffled by the meek surrender in England, former India skipper and left-arm spinner Bishen Singh Bedi says the Indian Premier League (IPL) is the main culprit behind the Test embarrassment India have suffered. A fierce critic of the IPL, spin-bowling great Bedi minced no words summarising India's shameful performance, saying...
  • Michael Vaughan tweets picture of 'white Indian cricket flag' 4 days ago

    London: Michael Vaughan took criticism to another level after the former England skipper posted a 'white flag' on his twitter handle, terming it as the new Indian cricket flag after MS Dhoni and Co's abject surrender at The Oval. Vaughan not only slammed the Indian team for its poor showing after...
  • 'Wait and watch', Dhoni replies to queries on quitting captaincy 4 days ago

    London: India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni gave an open-ended reply to a query if he is ready to quit captaincy after another Test debacle on foreign soil having lost the current series 1-3 to England. To a question that if he is contemplating resignation, Dhoni replied,"You will have to wait and...
  • Wife convinced Alastair Cook to stay on as England skipper 4 days ago

    Alastair Cook said support from his wife, Alice, had persuaded him to stay on as England captain after leading the side to a come-from-behind Test series win over India. After last month's 95-run defeat by India in the second Test at Lord's, a result that meant England had gone 10 Tests...
  • India simply not good enough, says Dhoni 4 days ago

    London: India captain MS Dhoni admitted his team had simply not been good enough after losing the five-match Test series against England 3-1 on Sunday. The touring side played excellently to win the second Test at Lord's after losing the toss on a difficult wicket to bat on but they were...
  • Still no cure for Team India's travel sickness 4 days ago

    London: 'Tigers at home, pussycats abroad', has long been said about India's cricketers. It is one that will be repeated after India's 3-1 defeat by England in a five-match Test series finished with a colossal innings and 244-run loss at The Oval on Sunday that culminated in the tourists collapsing to...
  • Sunil Gavaskar slams 'jelly-like', 'embarrassing' India 4 days ago

    London: Sunil Gavaskar accused India of "embarrassing the country" after their humiliating innings and 244-run defeat by England in the fifth Test at The Oval on Sunday. It was the second time in as many matches that India had been beaten inside three days after their innings and 54-run reverse in...
  • India hit new low in Test cricket after 3-1 drubbing 4 days ago

    London: When Gary Ballance converted a quarter of a chance into a magnificent catch at slip to dismiss Ajinkya Rahane on the third afternoon of the fifth and final Test, that pretty much summed up a series in which England inflicted a third consecutive defeat on India, after trailing 0-1. While...
  • It was an amazing performance: Alastair Cook 5 days ago

    London: England skipper Alastair Cook, who led his side to make a remarkable turnaround to win the five-match Test series against India 3-1 despite being 0-1 down in the beginning, called it "an amazing performance". After drawing the first Test, England lost the second at Lord's and questions were raised at...
  • Top-order failed to absorb pressure, says MS Dhoni 5 days ago

    London: Skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni says continuous failure affected the confidence of their top-order as they could not absorb the pressure but at the same time he blamed lack of experience for India's meek 1-3 surrender in the series, which concluded here on Sunday. "The top-order felt the pressure of not...
  • India humiliated yet again as England decimate Dhoni & Co. to win Test series 3-1 5 days ago

    England wrapped up the five-match Test series 3-1 with a huge innings and 244-run 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...
  • 5th Test: England push India into a corner with 237-run lead 6 days ago

    England's lead swelled to 237 on the second day of the fifth Test against India at The Oval, thanks largely to Joe Root's 92* that further exposed India's lackluster bowling on a track where England bowlers dismissed the visitors for 148. The hosts reached 385 for 7 at stumps with notable...
  • Alastair Cook contemplated resignation last month: Paul Downton 6 days ago

    London: Alastair Cook has succeeded in pulling England out of Ashes defeat depression with two massive victories over India but the England captain was mulling putting in his papers during the Sri Lanka series, it has been revealed. England team's managing director Paul Downton says Cook was contemplating resigning from his...
  • 5th Test: Full marks to MS Dhoni, not India 6 days ago

    London: It was at least a 275 wicket, but India on Independence Day again made a mess of it by being bundled out for 148. It was, admittedly, a bad toss to lose, given the intermittent rain than has bathed London this week, thereby leaving residual moisture on a pitch with...
  • 5th Test: England in a commanding position after bowling out India for 148 1 week ago

    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...
  • Live Score, 5th Test: Unchanged England opt to bowl at The Oval 1 week ago

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Battered and bruised in the last two matches, it will be a test of character for India's under performing players as they go into the fifth and final Test against England here on Friday, hoping to restore their pride and...
  • 5th Test: Battered India's test of character against England 1 week ago

    Battered and bruised in the last two matches, it will be a test of character for India's under performing players as they go into the fifth and final Test against England here on Friday, hoping to restore their pride and level the series. India have slipped badly after their historic...
  • We will continue with our five-bowler strategy, says MS Dhoni August 14, 2014

    London: Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni has once again reiterated that he will not deviate from his strategy of playing five bowlers ahead of the fifth and final Test against England starting Friday. With hero of the Lord's Test match Ishant Sharma already declared fit, the India captain has decided to...
  • James Anderson at par with world No.1 Dale Steyn, says Cook August 14, 2014

    England fast bowler James Anderson ranks alongside South Africa's world No. 1 Dale Steyn and possesses more skill, his captain Alastair Cook said on the eve of the fifth test against India. Anderson needs eight wickets to move past Ian Botham's English Test record of 383 and whether or not he...
  • MS Dhoni's Test captaincy illogical, says Martin Crowe August 14, 2014

    Wellington: New Zealand batting great Martin Crowe has slammed the "illogical" captaincy of Mahendra Singh Dhoni in the ongoing Test series in England and feels India would be better off without his leadership in the longest format. "If he (Dhoni) did back down from Test cricket, India wouldn't miss his strange,...
  • India pray for Ishant Sharma's return in final Test against England August 14, 2014

    Had India, who've now won just one of their last 18 Tests on foreign soil, been offered the chance to arrive at The Oval 2-1 down with one to play in this five-match series before their tour started, they might have taken up the offer. A tightly-packed schedule of five Tests...
  • Five things to know about the decisive fifth India-England Test August 14, 2014

    London: England are on the verge of putting to bed one of the most trying chapters in their Test cricket history. India could still extend them, however, in the fifth and final Test at the Oval starting on Friday. A summer for England that began with a first ever Test series defeat...
  • Michael Vaughan admits Alastair Cook mistake August 12, 2014

    London: Former England captain Michael Vaughan has admitted he was wrong to call for Alastair Cook to step down as skipper of the national side. Vaughan was one of several ex-England captains who called for Cook to stand down following England's 95-run second Test defeat by India at Lord's three weeks...
  • Will humour save the day for Team India? August 12, 2014

    India lost the fourth Test against England at Old Trafford by an innings and 54 runs as they were bowled out for 161 in the fourth innings. ...
  • Geoffrey Boycott points out three key areas for England to improve August 12, 2014

    London: Former captain Geoffrey Boycott is mighty pleased with England winning the Manchester Test by an innings and inside three days but he sounded a word of caution saying that Alastair Cook and Company must improve upon three areas before they face India in the series-decider fifth Test starting August...
  • Alastair Cook's resolve impresses England coach August 11, 2014

    England coach Peter Moores insisted he was always confident captain Alastair Cook had it in him to lead the team out of their lengthy slump. When India beat England by 95 runs to win the second Test at Lord's and go 1-0 up in the five-match series, Cook had presided over...