Mumbai A

  • 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 three-day practice game here. "It's not been the ideal start. Sometimes you have to give yourself time. It's a new...
  • Mumbai A-England 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...
  • Got an idea about England attack: Pujara November 4, 2012

    Mumbai: Cheteshwar Pujara said he has got much needed measure of the England attack after batting for over four hours for India A in the warm up game on Sunday, ahead of the Test series starting on November 15. Pujara, who is certain to bat in the middle-order, scored a patient...
  • Mum A v Eng XI: Mumbai A reach 232 for 4 on Day 2 November 4, 2012

    Mumbai: Cheteshwar Pujara compiled a patient 87 and put the England bowlers to the grind along with Hiken Shah (84 batting) as Mumbai A reached 232 for 4 on day two of the tourists' warm-up game here on Sunday. Pujara, expected to be in the Indian team for the November 15-19...
  • Javed Khan pays fitting tribute to deceased father November 4, 2012

    Mumbai: Mumbai A player Javed Khan showed immense courage and heart to play the match against England XI after his father passed away few hours before the match. Javed was in the hospital til late night on Friday as his father was undergoing an open heart surgery. At around midnight,...
  • Mum A v Eng XI, Day 2: as it happened November 4, 2012

    Mumbai A 232 for 4 in 80.4 overs: Hiken Shah's unbeaten 84 and Cheteshwar Pujara's 87 guided Mumbai A to 232 at the loss of four wickets, as the home team trails England XI by 113 runs. For England, Anderson, Onions, Panesar and Root picked up one wicket each. Mumbai A...
  • Mumbai A captain rues absence of Sandhu November 3, 2012

    Mumbai: Mumbai A captain Suryakumar Yadav rued the absence of seam bowler Balwinder Singh Sandhu Jr. as England XI recovered from a poor start to reach a strong 338 for 6 on the first day of a warm-up game, here Saturday. "We had planned to field four fast bowlers but Sandhu...
  • Bairstow ton leads England XI to 338 for 6 November 3, 2012

    Mumbai: Wicketkeeper Jonny Bairstow hit a resolute century and put on a 156-run partnership with Eoin Morgan to rescue England from a precarious position on the first day of their three-day warm-up game against Mumbai A here on Saturday. Bairstow (118) and Morgan (73) pulled England out of the woods by...
  • 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...
  • Cook, Prior likely to be rested for second warm-up November 2, 2012

    Mumbai: England skipper Alastair Cook is likely to miss team's second warm up game against Mumbai A, starting on Saturday as he may be rested along with wicket-keeper Matt Prior and spinner Graeme Swann. Stuart Broad will the lead the side if Cook does not play. Jonny Bairstow will keep wickets...
  • Alastair Cook taking warm-ups seriously November 3, 2012

    England captain Alastair Cook is looking forward to his team's second warm-up against Mumbai A starting Saturday. ...
  • Focusing to spend some time at the crease: Yadav November 2, 2012

    Mumbai: After losing his wicket to impetuous shots last season, aggressive middle-order batsman Suryakumar Yadav is focusing on cutting out the frills a bit and occupying the crease more this season. "I used to play freely. Our coach and captain gave me full freedom to bat as I wanted. From last...
  • Mumbai 'A' face England in second warm-up 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 three-day warm-up game here from Saturday. Pujara, a prolific run-getter in domestic cricket and scorer of a ton in the opening...