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  • Lord's set to welcome ICC World Cup trophy 4 days ago

    Dubai: The most coveted prize in cricket, the World Cup trophy is scheduled to arrive at Lord's on Monday and it will be welcomed by England ODI vice-captain Eoin Morgan along with representatives of ECB, Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) and the ICC. The ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 will commence on...
  • Lord's win was a team effort, says Sandeep Patil July 22, 2014

    Mumbai: Selection panel chairman Sandeep Patil said the convincing 95-run win over England has thrilled him and credited the whole team for the stupendous effort. India swamped England by 95 runs to post their first victory at Lord's in 28 years. "I'm thrilled by the victory like everyone else. But this is...
  • Stats from Lord's: Ishant's first five-for in a winning cause and more July 22, 2014

    Statistical highlights from India's historic triumph on Monday that saw them beat England in a Test at Lord's for the first time since 1986 and second overall in 82 years. - India have produced a victory after failing to register a single win in their previous fifteen Tests overseas. The win...
  • England won't miss Cook as captain, says Nasser Hussain July 22, 2014

    London: Former England captain Nasser Hussain urged Alastair Cook to stand down as skipper after a 95-run defeat by India at Lord's on Monday condemned the side to its tenth Test without a win. Immediately after the match Cook said he had no intention of resigning and the England and...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey July 21, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • MS Dhoni instructed me to bowl bouncers, says Ishant Sharma July 21, 2014

    London: Pace spearhead Ishant Sharma credited captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni for instructing him to bowl bouncers which helped India win the second Test at Lord's here Monday to take a 1-0 lead in the five-match series. After drawing the first Test at Trent Bridge, India won the second match by 95...
  • We will bat to win, says England assistant coach Farbrace July 21, 2014

    London: England assistant coach Paul Farbrace has said that his side will be turning up on day five with the intention to win this second Test against India at Lord's. At stumps on day four, the hosts were struggling at 105 for 4 in a chase of 319 runs for victory. "You've...
  • We need wickets in the first session: Plunkett July 20, 2014

    London: England pacer Liam Plunkett feels that second Test against India hangs in the balance after three days of cricket. "The match is quite balanced at the moment. It is very even between both sides," said Plunkett after the day's play. "In the morning, if we can pick a couple of wickets...
  • India looking at a 300-plus target, says Pujara July 20, 2014

    London: Indian batsman Cheteshwar Pujara has said that his side will be looking at a 300-plus target for England in the second innings. "Overall, if you see the match is evenly balanced. We just need to bat well tomorrow morning because the first session will be very crucial," said Pujara after...
  • Scoring a hundred at Lord's is amazing: Ballance July 19, 2014

    London: England's century-maker on day two of the second Test versus India here, Gary Ballance on Friday said that his side needs to make use of the remaining wickets on day three and try to take a lead in the first innings. Ballance scored 110 runs and added to his century...
  • Frustrating not to bowl India out on day one: Stokes July 18, 2014

    London: England allrounder Ben Stokes said that his team was extremely disappointed on not having bowled India out on the first day of the second Test at Lord's. Put into bat, India finished the day at 290 for 9 thanks to a defiant Ajinkya Rahane's (103) second Test century that really...
  • Ajinkya Rahane saves India the blushes with a century at Lord's July 18, 2014

    "I always said that when you come to a country, you want to play on a wicket that is the speciality of that country" - MS Dhoni's words reminded England what India dish out when they travel to the subcontinent. So the Home of Cricket, Lord's, didn't take time to...
  • Five things to know about England-India second Test at Lord's July 16, 2014

    London: A lifeless pitch at Trent Bridge ensured the first Test between England and India was drawn, despite some remarkable individual performances. To end their first streak in 21 years of nine straight Tests without a win, England have recalled left-arm spinner Simon Kerrigan, less than a year after a...
  • Shane Warne injured by beamer from former team-mate Brett Lee July 5, 2014

    Shane Warne suffered a suspected broken hand after being struck by an unintentional beamer from former Australia team mate Brett Lee in an MCC v Rest of the World exhibition match at Lord's on Saturday. Paceman Lee was quick to hold up his hand and offer his apologies after hitting the...
  • Brian Lara to play alongside Sachin Tendulkar in Lord's Bicentenary May 28, 2014

    Manchester: West Indies legend Brian Lara on Wednesday joined fellow all-time batting great Sachin Tendulkar of India and became the latest entry in the star-studded list of players who will participate in the MCC v Rest of the World Lord's Bicentenary match on July 5. Lara will play alongside India's Sachin...
  • Ex ICC chief Morgan to become MCC president May 8, 2014

    London: Former International Cricket Council (ICC) president David Morgan has been appointed he next president of Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC), the owners of London's Lord's Cricket Ground, it was announced on Wednesday. Morgan, who also served as a chairman of the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB), will take over on...
  • Andrew Strauss takes up Middlesex role April 1, 2014

    London: Former Middlesex and England captain Andrew Strauss has joined the county's executive board with immediate effect, the Lord's-based club announced on Monday. The 37-year-old, who retired from all cricket in 2012, was one of England's most successful recent captains, leading the team to Ashes success at home in 2009 and...
  • Adam Gilchrist to join Warne in Lord's bicentenary match February 18, 2014

    London: Adam Gilchrist will be behind the stumps to fellow Australia great Shane Warne one more time after his involvement in the Lord's bicentenary match was confirmed on Tuesday. Gilchrist will be a member of the Rest of the World team captained by Warne that will play Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC),...
  • Controversy over Lord's cricket ground overhaul October 21, 2013

    London: The Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC), which owns the Lord's Cricket Ground, has become embroiled in allegations of "high-handedness" over a planned overhaul of the London-based stadium. A group of disaffected MCC members were unable to force the club to hold an independent inquiry into the collapsed "Vision for Lord's" at...
  • Graeme Swann embarrassed by 'awful' Rogers wicket July 20, 2013

    London: England's Graeme Swann made no attempt to hide his shame at the wicket that sent him on his way to a place on the Lord's honours boards during the second Ashes Test against Australia on Friday. Off-spinner Swann led England's attack with 5 wickets for 44 runs in 21.3 overs...
  • Australian media slams batsmen for surrender at Lord's July 20, 2013

    Sydney: Australia's newspapers on Saturday ripped into their team's feeble batting in the second Test against England, fearing the Ashes campaign might have unravelled in one catastrophic session at Lord's. Australia collapsed to 128 all out in reply to England's first innings 361 with the home side opting against enforcing...
  • Shane Warne inducted into ICC Cricket Hall of Fame July 19, 2013

    Nottingham: Legendary Australian spinner Shane Warne was on Friday inducted into the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame during the tea interval of the second Ashes Test between England and Australia at Lord's. Warne becomes the 69th male member of the Hall of Fame and fourth inductee of 2012-13, joining Brian Lara...
  • Queen Elizabeth II to watch 2nd Ashes Test at Lord's July 18, 2013

    London: Queen Elizabeth II will be present at the Lord's Cricket Ground to watch the opening day of the second Ashes Test here on Thursday. The Queen would be introduced to the captains and the players of Australia and England, as well as the match officials before the start of...
  • 1983 WC win gave new dimension to Indian cricket: Kapil Dev June 25, 2013

    New Delhi: Kapil Dev relived some of the moments of the 1983 World Cup triumph as India on Tuesday celebrated 30 years of their most famous win. Kapil, who led India to the win, along with his team-mates Sunil Gavaskar and Ravi Shastri, the youngest man in the team, walked down...
  • Ganguly not proud of Lord's balcony incident September 7, 2012

    Mumbai: Fans might still recall with mirth the jersey-twirling scene on the Lord's cricket ground's balcony by Sourav Ganguly after India's win in the final of the NatWest series against England a decade ago, but the man himself is a bit embarrassed about the incident. "You make mistakes in life. I...
  • 4th ODI: England look to nail SA at Lord's September 1, 2012

    England, after registering a four-wicket victory over South Africa in the third one-dayer, have brought some sanity to the five-match ODI series. With the series now levelled 1-1, England would like to keep the momentum going in the fourth ODI at Lord's on Sunday. England's decision of including Jade Dernbach in...
  • South Africa wary of 'awesome' Aussies August 21, 2012

    London: South Africa may have gone to the top of the world Test rankings after their 2-0 series win in England but Proteas captain Graeme Smith insisted there'd be no complacency ahead of a tour of Australia. November will see South Africa in the unusual position of travelling to Australia, for...
  • England lose Lord's Test, SA new No. 1 August 20, 2012

    London: England fought valiantly to attain the target of 346 on the last day but Philander's five-wicket haul scuppered their chase as South Africa won the third Test by 51 runs to take series 2-0 and claim the No. 1 spot in ICC Test rankings. South Africa won the first Test...