Pitches

  • Indian pitches are quicker than Trent Bridge wicket: Broad 11-07-2014 11:03 AM

    Nottingham: England all-rounder Stuart Broad has lamented the Trent Bridge pitch, saying Indian tracks are faster than the wicket on offer during the first cricket Test here. English bowlers had to toil hard for nearly two days to bowl India out but not before the visitors had on board a...
  • Gautam Gambhir reported for threatening DDCA curator with bat: report 25-02-2014 09:57 AM

    Out-of-favour India opener Gautam Gambhir, who captains his state side Delhi, allegedly threatened former India player and Delhi & District Cricket Association (DDCA) pitch curator Venkat Sundaram after the two were involved in a war of words - DNA has reported. The report in the news daily said that Sundaram...
  • Kingsmead wicket looks like a sub-continent pitch: Morne Morkel 26-12-2013 10:50 PM

    Durban: South Africa pacer Morne Morkel was surprised at the nature of pitch on offer at the Kingsmead here after India took early control of the series-deciding second cricket Test by finishing day one on a commanding 181 for one on Thursday. Morkel termed the Kingsmead pitch as a "sub-continent...
  • Bailey warns players against complacency in 3rd Ashes Test 10-12-2013 04:55 PM

    Perth: Australia batsman George Bailey played down expectations that an Ashes-series clinching win in the third Test in Perth is a formality. Australia lead the five-Test series 2-0 after convincing wins in Brisbane and Adelaide, thanks largely to the express bowling of left-arm paceman Mitchell Johnson. The fast and bouncy...
  • Swann says urinating on Oval pitch 'nothing untoward' 27-08-2013 09:21 AM

    London: England spin bowler Graeme Swann on Tuesday confessed that some of his team-mates may have urinated on the Oval pitch during late-night celebrations toasting their Ashes victory. Australian journalists earlier reported seeing three England players - swing-bowler James Anderson, batsman Kevin Pietersen and fast bowler Stuart Broad - relieving...
  • Good pitch. Bad pitch.

    Hot Spot |  Chetan Narula
    On each of the first four days of the Nagpur Test, during the post-play press conference, a senior English journalist asked the same question. "Is...

  • Disheartened by Dhoni's comments: Steve Waugh 21-11-2012 03:19 PM

    MS Dhoni's demand to doctor the pitch suggests "if the pitch doesn't suit us, we can't win," feels the former Australia skipper. ...
  • Berry pans Aus' bowler-friendly pitches 05-11-2012 12:33 PM

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  • London 2012 Hockey: 10 things you should know 01-08-2012 01:33 PM

    New Delhi: On the fifth day of the London 2012 Olympics, Google posted a new sport-specific doodle dedicated to hockey, that also happens to be India's National Game. Here are the top 10 interesting facts about the doodle and London 2012 Hockey events that you should know: 1. The doodle...
  • London 2012 Hockey: The sixth Olympics doodle 01-08-2012 12:08 AM

    New Delhi: On the fifth day of the London 2012 Olympics, Google has posted a new doodle dedicated to hockey, that also happens to be India's National Game. The doodle features a female player, holding a hook-shaped stick, playing on a hockey pitch. The doodle looks simple; neither the letter...
  • Dhoni points finger at Hambantota pitch 25-07-2012 10:31 AM

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  • 'Supermen Of Malegaon', a vivid social satire 18-06-2012 02:55 PM

    'Supermen Of Malegaon' will be released on June 29, 2012. The film has been directed by Faiza Ahmad Khan and produced by Chung Yong Park, Hee Yah Ong, Junichi Katayama and The Asian Pitch. It stars Farogh Jafri, Nazir Shaikh, Shafique, Shakeel Bharati and Akram Khan. Mollywood actor Shafique Shaikh,...
  • Spain considering protest over Gdansk pitch 11-06-2012 08:23 PM

    Gdansk (Poland): Spain was considering filing an official protest to UEFA over the state of the pitch at Gdansk's PGE Arena after Italy's refusal to consent to extra watering left it dry for their opening European Championship game. Spain coach Vicente del Bosque as well as players Andres Iniesta, Xavi...
  • FIFA moves to prevent on-pitch cardiac arrests 26-05-2012 07:40 PM

    Budapest: World football governing body FIFA's medical experts said they wanted a defibrillator at every game at FIFA tournaments as well as players to undergo medical exams before games to prevent on-pitch cardiac arrests. Speaking at a press conference after FIFA's second medical conference in Budapest, executive committee member Dr...
  • Ganguly wary of wounded Bangalore 16-04-2012 09:36 PM

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  • No complaint about Eden pitch: Shukla 15-04-2012 07:55 PM

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