England Series

  • Interview: I can play limited-overs too, says Cheteshwar Pujara October 11, 2012

    A maiden Test century on return to the Indian team, back-to-back hundreds in the 50-over Challenger Trophy and two domestic titles as captain - these are all good signs for Cheteshwar Pujara ahead of the upcoming Test series against England starting November 15. Cricketnext spoke to the new go-to...
  • de Villiers targets ODI success in England June 8, 2012

    Johannesburg: AB de Villiers, South Africa’s ODI captain, is targeting an ODI series win in England this summer to atone for the visitors’ 4-0 whitewash the last time they toured the country in 2008. South Africa were successful in winning the Test series 2-1 four years ago – their first...
  • Pakistan can be world number one: Mohsin January 29, 2012

    Abu Dhabi: Pakistan cricket coach Mohsin Khan on Sunday expressed confidence his team can become the world's number one ranked team after humbling England in the second Test to claim victory in the series. "I think this team has the capacity to become the world's best team. Our target should be...
  • 'Want a controversy-free series against Eng' January 5, 2012

    Lahore: Pakistani cricketers have been given specific instructions by their board (PCB) to only focus on their game and avoid getting into controversies in the forthcoming series against England in Dubai and Abu Dhabi, said team manager Naved Cheema. "At the start of the conditioning camp, the players have been given...
  • Ajmal believes UDRS will help Pak spinners January 3, 2012

    Karachi: Pakistan's leading spinner Saeed Ajmal is confident the Umpire Decision Review System (UDRS) in the forthcoming series against England will be a plus for his team's slow bowlers because of the number of left-handers in the opposition. "It is going to be a tense series and I am happy the...
  • Hope Eng-Pak series is a clean one: Abbas January 3, 2012

    Karachi: The bitterness caused by the Oval Test fiasco and the spot-fixing scandal notwithstanding, former Test captain of Pakistan, Zaheer Abbas is hopeful that the upcoming series against England will be free of any controversies. "This time I hope the situation will change and it will be a controversy-free series. Both...
  • Riaz all set to play against England December 30, 2011

    Lahore: Relieved to be back in the national squad, Pakistan left-arm pacer Wahab Riaz said he is all charged up to face England in the upcoming Test series, starting on January 17 in Dubai. "It was a testing time for me while I was out of the Pakistan team. But I...
  • Win shows Team India's fighting qualities: Gavaskar December 15, 2008

    New Delhi: Former India captain Sunil Gavaskar told CNN-IBN that India' victory in the first Test against England at Chennai won't heal the wounds of Mumbai, but it will give reason to at least celebrate something. "At this stage when the whole country is demoralised after what had happened in...
  • Terror-struck Mumbai celebrates India's win December 15, 2008

    Mumbai: Both English and Indian cricket teams were scheduled to check into the Taj Hotel in Mumbai just two days after the terrorists struck and the Test match to be played in the city was moved out. From September 26 to 29 Mumbai was ripped apart witnessing 60 hours of terror....
  • Sachin's ton applies balm on Mumbai's wounds December 15, 2008

    Chennai: Sachin Tendulkar led the run chase to take India to a famous victory on the final day of the first Test on Monday against England at MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai scoring his 41st Test hundred and promptly dedicated it to Mumbai terror attack victims and security personnel who...
  • BCCI donates Rs 3 crore for Mumbai attack heroes December 15, 2008

    Chennai: In a heart-warming gesture, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Monday donated Rs 3 crore for the security personnel who either lost life or sustained injuries during last month's terror attacks in Mumbai. BCCI Secretary N Srinivasan made the announcement after the conclusion of the first...
  • Sachin says 'very, very special' ton is for Mumbai December 15, 2008

    Chennai: Sachin Tendulkar stroked his 41st Test century to help India record the fourth-highest successful run chase in test cricket and beat England by six wickets in a sensational match on Monday. Tendulkar hit 103 not out - a century he said was "very, very special" and hoped will give some...
  • Indian cricketers create fuss over security December 11, 2008

    Chennai: Indian cricketers are giving police personnel and hotel security a hard time with their "cavalier attitude" that includes sudden disappearances from hotels and objecting to their visitors being frisked, police officials said. On Wednesday afternoon, Zaheer Khan and Yuvraj Singh suddenly disappeared from the Taj Coromandel hotel where the team...
  • India's tour to Pakistan seems impossible: Gavaskar December 11, 2008

    New Delhi: Former India skipper Sunil Gavaskar believes that India's tour of Pakistan scheduled for next month looks "impossible" in the present scenario. "I think under the present circumstance, when at the highest political and diplomatic level there has been a fallout because of what has happened, I think cricket would...
  • I slept for just 6 hours during Mumbai siege: Dhoni December 10, 2008

    Chennai: The terror attack on Mumbai by Pakistan-trained terrorists also disrupted England's tour of India with the visitors returning home without playing the last two One-Dayers of the seven-match series. Indian players too were disturbed by Mumbai terror attack with Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni revealing that he as well as...
  • Yuvraj, Ojha earn Test recall; Dravid retains place December 4, 2008

    Yuvraj Singh's sparkling form in the ODIs earned him a recall in the Indian Test squad against England. Pragyan Ojha was the second change in the squad. ...
  • England's cricket tour of India cancelled November 27, 2008

    New Delhi: England's ongoing cricket tour of India has been cancelled following Wednesday's Mumbai terror attacks. The England and Wales Cricket Board cancelled the tour after meeting the Board of Control for Cricket in India officials on Thursday morning. England have already played five One-Day Internationals. The remainder of the tour...