India vs England 2012

  • England will expect tough fight: Gilchrist October 29, 2012

    The former Australian wicketkeeper feels in the upcoming India-England series the focus will be on Sachin Tendulkar. ...
  • India tour huge challenge, says Cook October 29, 2012

    Mumbai: England captain Alastair Cook on Monday described the forthcoming four-Test series against India as a huge challenge as no team from his country has won a Test series here for three decades. "It's a huge challenge as history suggests. It is so hard for an English side to win in...
  • I want to give some pain back to Eng: Raina October 29, 2012

    Mumbai: After a 4-0 thrashing at the hands of England last year in their backyard, it will be payback time when India take on the English side in the four-Test series starting at Ahmedabad next month, said middle-order batsman Suresh Raina here on Monday. "I was there in England and I...
  • India squad for 1st England Test on November 5 October 29, 2012

    Mumbai: The Indian squad for the first Test against England will be named by the newly-formed selection committee on November 5, the BCCI confirmed on Monday. The selectors will meet a week from today at the BCCI headquarters in Mumbai to pick the squad for the Ahmedabad Test starting November...
  • England open tour with warm-up vs India A October 29, 2012

    Mumbai: England's cricketers start their preparations for what promises to be a grueling Test series against India by taking on India A in a three-day warm-up game here from Tuesday. Led by opener Alastair Cook, who made a fine debut in India with a half century and an unbeaten century...
  • Team India eye revenge against England October 29, 2012

    New Delhi: England jet into Mumbai on Monday under new captain Alastair Cook, striving to win their first Test series in India in 27 years against a home team desperate to make amends for last year's 4-0 drubbing. The four-Test series, starting in Ahmedabad on November 15, will be further...
  • Nothing wrong in exploiting home conditions: Harbhajan October 28, 2012

    Greater Noida: Senior off-spinner Harbhajan Singh on Sunday joined team-mate Virat Kohli in endorsing the idea of preparing turning wickets for the upcoming Test series against England, saying there is nothing wrong in exploiting the home advantage. Harbhajan, who is eyeing a comeback into the Indian Test squad in the upcoming...
  • India can go top in ICC T20 rankings October 28, 2012

    Dubai: India have the chance to go atop the ICC Twenty20 rankings if they blank England in the upcoming T20Is at home and a few other international results go their way. As many as seven T20Is, featuring most of the top-ranked sides, are confirmed to be played across the globe before...
  • England side can adapt to any situation: Cook October 25, 2012

    London: Indian selectors' decision to not include a spinner in the India 'A' team for the warm-up game against the visiting England might have irked many, but skipper Alastair Cook feels that his side is experienced enough to adapt to any situation. "Anyone who has been there (to India) before...
  • We're still India's best opening pair: Gambhir October 24, 2012

    New Delhi: Gautam Gambhir on Wednesday hit back at critics who have raised doubts on the future of his opening combination with Virender Sehwag following their recent form slump, saying with an average of 53 they are still the best in the country. "We still average 53 as an opening pair,...
  • Cook preparing himself for tough India test October 22, 2012

    London:Alastair Cook has a tough task ahead of him as he prepares to begin his reign as the captain of England side for the tour of India. With the inclusion of controversial figure Kevin Petersen in the team, captain Cook’s first and foremost job will be to strike balance and...
  • Eng to take on India A in opening warm-up tie October 20, 2012

    Mumbai: The touring England cricketers will take on India A in their opening warm-up game ahead of the four-Test series against India starting on November 15, the BCCI announced on Saturday. The England cricket team will be playing three warm-up matches prior to the start of the Test series. "The visitors...
  • KP will come back with a bang, says Flintoff October 20, 2012

    London: Kevin Pietersen is likely to come out with all guns blazing when he returns to the England squad for next month's Test series in India, former team mate Andrew Flintoff said on Friday. The South African-born batsman was recalled by England this week after being dropped following a controversial text-message...
  • Eng 2nd tour game venue shifted from BKC to DY Patil October 22, 2012

    Mumbai: The second warm-up game of the England on their forthcoming tour to India has been shifted from the Mumbai Cricket Association's Bandra Kurla Complex (BKC) ground to D Y Patil stadium in Navi Mumbai. Announcing this here at a media conference, MCA president Ravi Savant said, "We met BCCI president...
  • DY Patil to host India-Eng warm-up game October 16, 2012

    Mumbai: The Mumbai Cricket Association has written to the BCCI requesting it to shift the visiting England team's second warm-up game from the Bandra Kurla Complex ground to D Y Patil Stadium in Navi Mumbai mainly due to security concerns. "There are a couple of reasons why we want the match...
  • Root hopeful of making Eng squad for India tour October 16, 2012

    London: Yorkshire batsman Joe Root hopes to be included in the England squad for their tour to India after winning the Cricket Writers Club's Young Cricketer of the Year award on Monday. Root has been tipped as a potential replacement for retired skipper Andrew Strauss at the top of the England...
  • ECB wants DRS in Ind-Eng Test series: report October 16, 2012

    London: England and Wales Cricket Board has written to BCCI, asking for the implementation of Decision Review System during England's four-match Test series later this year, though it was not optimistic of the Indian board agreeing to it, a media report said on Wednesday. India has strongly resisted the use...