CRICKET HISTORY

  • Australia series against India badlytimed: Ian Chappell October 6, 2013

    New Delhi: Coming down heavily on Cricket Australia for agreeing to the upcoming ODI series against India, former captain Ian Chappell said the "badly timed" matches will dent the team's morale by exposing its "glaring" batting frailties on spinfriendly tracks. India and Australia will clash in a Twenty20 and seven ODIs...
  • Flashback: When India won their first Test series in England August 24, 2013

    On this day in 1971, India achieved their first Test victory in England. The scene of this historic victory was The Oval in London, where under Ajit Wadekar India beat England by four wickets to end the hosts' run of 26 Test matches without defeat. Each member of India's XI...
  • India in Sri Lanka: A brief ODI history July 19, 2012

    Since 1985, India have played 21 bilateral no triseries or multiteam tournaments oneday matches in Sri Lanka, winning nine and losing nine (three were noresults). Ahead of their ODI series against Sri Lanka starting July 21, we take a look back at previous bilateral series between the two...