INDIA VS ENGLAND 2012

  • Sharmila Tagore takes on BCCI over Pataudi Tophy November 6, 2012

    Sharmila Tagore has written a letter and criticised the BCCI for the delay in commissioning the Pataudi Tropy. ...
  • BCCI clarifies to Sharmila Tagore's letter November 6, 2012

    New Delhi: Clarifying to Sharmila Tagore's letter, the BCCI has said that the IndiaEngland Test Series is played for the Anthony De Mello trophy instituted in 1951 in the name of the first Secretary of the BCCI, recognising his contribution to Indian Cricket. Earlier, Tagore, the wife of late former cricketer...
  • Zaheer should be put through fitness test: Gavaskar November 5, 2012

    New Delhi: Former captain Sunil Gavaskar said that India pace spearhead Zaheer Khan, who is going through a lean patch, should be put through "stringent tests" to ascertain his fitness in the run up to the first of the fourmatch Test series against England. "I think what they should be...
  • Disappointed by Dinda, Tiwary ommision: Ganguly November 5, 2012

    Kolkata: Former team India captain Sourav Ganguly Monday expressed his disappointment at pacer Ashok Dinda and middle order bat Manoj Tiwary not getting selected for the first two Tests of the forthcoming home series against England and said he would have picked both as a selector. "It is disappointing to find...
  • I've an eye at opening batsman spot: Compton November 5, 2012

    Mumbai: Struggling England opener Nick Compton on Monday said that he's satisfied that he could stay on the wicket for sufficient time and score runs against Mumbai A in the drawn threeday practice game here. "It's not been the ideal start. Sometimes you have to give yourself time. It's a new...
  • Prasad surprised at Raina's Test omission November 5, 2012

    Ghaziabad: Former India fast bowler and bowling coach Venkatesh Prasad has expressed surprise over the nonselection of Suresh Raina in Indias 15man squad for the first two Tests against England. "I am not fully satisfied with it [team selection] and Raina should have definitely been in the side. Every player deserves...
  • Mumbai AEngland XI tie ends as a draw November 5, 2012

    Mumbai: England emerged with a few positives, ahead of the opening Test of the fourgame series against India, from their threeday warmup game against Mumbai A that ended in a draw at the D Y Patil Stadium here on Monday. The visitors first shot out the home team for 286 to...
  • Broad adds to England injury concerns November 5, 2012

    Mumbai: England fast bowler Stuart Broad has suffered a bruised left heel and his progress will be observed over the next couple of days, the country's cricket board (ECB) said on Monday. The 26yearold, leading the tourists in the second warmup game against Mumbai A in place of the rested...
  • Fight on for batting slots November 5, 2012

    Former Chairman of selectors Kris Srikkanth says that Yuvraj Singh is the best contender for No 6 slot. ...
  • Mumbai AEngland XI: As it happened November 5, 2012

    England XI innings, day three England 149 for 2 in 52 overs: Players are shaking hands as match ends in a draw. Compton and Bell remain unbeaten on 64 and 27 respectively. Compton has played a fine knock of 64 and might pip Joe Root to the post for a place...
  • Yuvraj, injuries to dominate BCCI selection meeting November 4, 2012

    New Delhi: India's first selection meeting since the BCCI revamped its national selection committee in late September is shaping up to be an eventful event with injury concerns to Virender Sehwag and Zaheer Khan likely to top discussions. On Monday at the BCCI headquarters in Mumbai, the new selectors chairman...
  • Mum A v Eng XI, Day 1: as it happened November 3, 2012

    England XI innings, day one England XI 338 for 6 in 84.1 overs That is stumps on day one. A solid fightback through Eoin Morgan (76), Jonny Bairstow (118) and Samit Patel (59*) after Mumbai A had the England XI at 66 for 4 at lunch. England's team management has a...
  • We are certainly not writing Tendulkar off: Cook November 2, 2012

    Mumbai: Sachin Tendulkar returned to form with a century in a Ranji match on Friday and visiting England skipper Alastair Cook said they are wary of the veteran Indian cricketer. "We are certainly not writing Tendulkar off," Cook said at an event organised by Tata Motors' Jaguar Land Rover and Castrol. 39yearold...
  • I will be back for IPL 6: Adam Gilchrist November 2, 2012

    New Delhi: Former Australian cricketer and Kings XI Punjab player Adam Gilchrist confirmed that he will be back for IPL 6. Last year, Gilchrist at the end of IPL 5 had stated that he has played his last IPL game and will sit down with the franchise to discuss future...
  • I'd be frightened of doubting Tendulkar: Gilchrist November 2, 2012

    New Delhi: Australia legend Adam Gilchrist has lent his support to the outofform Sachin Tendulkar for the upcoming Test series against England. Gilchrist said at a press conference here on Friday, "I'd be frightened of doubting the little god. He is a great player and he knows whether or not he...
  • Mumbai 'A' face England in second warmup November 2, 2012

    Mumbai: Special invitees Cheteshwar Pujara and Shikhar Dhawan would be the closely watched by the national selectors when Mumbai A take on the visiting England team in the tourists' second threeday warmup game here from Saturday. Pujara, a prolific rungetter in domestic cricket and scorer of a ton in the opening...
  • BBC Radio settles broadcast dispute with BCCI November 1, 2012

    London: BBC Radio's Test Match Special programme will broadcast live from venues during England's forthcoming tour of India, a spokesman said on Thursday. The announcement follows speculation Test Match Special faced a "lockout" from an England tour for the first time in nearly 40 years because of a dispute over...
  • I am willing to bat at any number: Rahane November 1, 2012

    Mumbai: Ajinkya Rahane on Thursday insisted he does not have preference for a particular batting position and that he was willing to bat at any number. India A coach Lalchand Rajput had said before the warmup game against the visiting England team that Rahane 'likes to bat at number 3,...
  • Indian squad to hold threeday practice at CCI November 1, 2012

    Mumbai: The Indian Test squad, to be picked on Monday for the fourmatch rubber against visiting England side, will have a short threeday camp at the Brabourne Stadium here from November 911. "The Test team will be practicing here from November 9 to 11 every day," sources in the Cricket...
  • Ind AEng XI warmup: Yuvraj stars in drawn tie November 1, 2012

    Mumbai: Comeback man Yuvraj Singh excelled with his maiden fivewicket haul in first class cricket as England's warmup game against India 'A' ended in a tame draw at the Brabourne Stadium on Thursday. The 30yearold grabbed five for 94, improving upon his previous best of three for 25, as India 'A'...
  • Virender Sehwag rubbishes T20 retirement reports November 1, 2012

    New Delhi: Virender Sehwag has rubbished reports that he intends to quit playing Twenty20 internationals. A report in the New Delhibased Daily Mail on Thursday quoted a senior BCCI official as saying that Sehwag approached the BCCI with a request not to be selected for Twenty20s as he wished to...
  • Injured Finn doubtful for first Test against India October 31, 2012

    Mumbai: England fast bowler Steven Finn could be a doubtful starter for the first Test against India after a thigh strain ruled him out for the rest of the ongoing tour opener in Mumbai on Wednesday. Finn, 23, who was regarded as a certainty for the first Test in Ahmedabad...
  • MS Dhoni looks to exploit home conditions October 31, 2012

    Dhoni is expecting turning tracks for the England series but the captain skips Ranji Trophy. ...
  • I want to see spinners dominate England: Dhoni October 31, 2012

    New Delhi: India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni says he is satisfied with the team's performance in the shorter formats and, with time, it will translate into Tests as well. Speaking about Yuvraj Singh, Dhoni said that he is the best judge of his fitness and it should be left...
  • Ind AEng XI warmup: Cook ton takes England to 286/4 October 31, 2012

    Mumbai: Alastair Cook became the first touring England captain to hit a century in a preTest series warmup since Graham Gooch in 199293, as the England XI hit back from a middleorder collapse on day two at the Brabourne Stadium. Cook was given a life on 87 when wicketkeeper...
  • England to play Haryana in final warmup October 30, 2012

    Mumbai: The BCCI has confirmed that Haryana will be the third and final opponent for England in the build up to the Test series starting November 15. Alastair Cooks touring English team will play a threeday fixture against the domestic side at the Sardar Patel Motera Stadium Complexs B ground...