Trent Bridge

  • Anderson-Jadeja incident not good for the game: Gavaskar 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Former India captain Sunil Gavaksar feels some "action is due" in the controversy regarding James Anderson allegedly pushing Ravindra Jadeja during the Trent Bridge, terming the incident as "not good for the game". "I feel some action is due as prevention is better than cure. I think that the...
  • If curators produce poor pitches, then sack them: Ian Chappell 1 week ago

    Bangalore: Former Australia captain Ian Chappell is absolutely livid about the 22-yard strip at Trent Bridge which was on offer and has urged the authorities to "sack curators" who produce poor quality pitches. "That (Trent Bridge) wasn't a good surface for players to showcase their talent. I hope we are not...
  • England coach insists Cook will 'stay strong' 1 week ago

    London: England captain Alastair Cook will "stay strong" in the remainder of the home series with India, according to coach Peter Moores after the opening batsman's struggles continued in the drawn first Test at Trent Bridge. The latest in a run of a low scores came at Nottingham where the left-hander...
  • 1st Test: India lead England by 128 runs on Day 4, draw likely July 13, 2014

    Joe Root and James Anderson's world-record partnership earned England an unlikely slender lead and then two late Indian wickets in the evening turned day four of the first Test in England's favour, leaving the hosts as the only team with a chance to win on the final day. Middle-order batsman Root...
  • 1st Test: England fight their way to 352/9 on Day 3, trail India by 105 July 11, 2014

    Dogged resistance by Joe Root and England's late order helped the hosts recover from a precarious 205 for 7 to reach 352/9 at stumps on day three to blunt the effort of Indian pacers and cut down the visitors lead to 105. A six-wicket burst by India, thanks to Bhuvneshwar Kumar...
  • Indian pitches are quicker than Trent Bridge wicket: Broad July 11, 2014

    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 commendable...
  • Live Score, 1st Test: India opt to bat against England, debut for Stuart Binny July 9, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Pre-match: The visitors haven't forgotten the 4-0 whitewash in 2011 and also seek their first overseas Test win in three years. The 2011 whitewash made England the new No. 1 Test team, displacing India in the most ruthless manner possible. But...
  • Alastair Cook confident of Matt Prior's fitness for first Test July 9, 2014

    Nottingham: England captain Alastair Cook was "99 percent sure" Matt Prior will be fit to face India in the first Test at Trent Bridge on Wednesday after the wicketkeeper's injury scare. Prior suffered a thigh injury while training on Monday but, with England having called up one-day international Jos Buttler --...
  • Jos Buttler called up as cover for injured Matt Prior July 8, 2014

    Uncapped wicketkeeper-batsman Jos Buttler has been called into the England squad as injury cover for Matt Prior ahead of the first Test against India, starting in Nottingham on Wednesday. Prior, who was recalled ahead of England's home series against Sri Lanka after being dropped towards the end of the 5-0 Ashes...
  • Numbers game: India at Trent Bridge July 8, 2014

    On Wednesday morning, when Mahendra Singh Dhoni walks out for the toss with Alastair Cook in the first Investec Test against hosts England, he will become the first Indian captain to lead the team in successive Tests at Trent Bridge. Here are some facts from the Trent Bridge cricket ground...
  • Umpires have the final say in England vs India series July 8, 2014

    Nottingham: Something rather strange, by modern standards, will happen when either Australia's Bruce Oxenford or Sri Lanka's Kumar Dharmasena raises his finger in the first Test between England and India. For any batsman seeing the time-honoured signal confirming his dismissal will be unable to challenge the decision, just as the fielding...
  • Dhoni needs to pick between Ashwin and Jadeja for Nottingham Test July 8, 2014

    India will begin their gruelling two-month tour of England with the first of the five Tests starting at Trent Bridge on July 9 as Mahendra Singh Dhoni's men would be desperate to reclaim the lost glory after being routed 0-4 on the 2011 tour. In warm-up for the big Test, the...
  • Stokes included in England squad for first Test against India July 3, 2014

    London: Allrounder Ben Stokes has returned to the England national team for the opening Test against India as the only addition to the 13-member squad that recently lost 0-1 in a two-Test series at home to Sri Lanka. The England selectors on Wednesday announced a 13-member squad to be led...
  • Finishing games will be crucial in England, says MS Dhoni June 21, 2014

    Mumbai: Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Saturday said that finishing games at first opportunity will be crucial for his side against a strong team like England during the upcoming five-match Test series beginning July 9 at Trent Bridge, Nottingham. "2011 series in England and Australia was very disappointing series for...
  • After five decades, India to play five Tests in England in 2014 September 2, 2013

    London: India will play a series of five Tests for the first time since 2002, after the England & Wales Cricket Board (ECB) announced on Monday the itinerary for India's tour of England in 2014. The tour will rune from June 23 to September 8, 2014 and also include five...
  • Adam Gilchrist slams fake Twitter over Stuart Broad blast July 13, 2013

    Nottingham: Adam Gilchrist said on Saturday comments attributed to him regarding Stuart Broad's controversial decision not to walk during the ongoing first Ashes Test were the work of a fake Twitter account. "It has come to my attention that a fake Twitter account in my name has been making comments regarding...
  • Michael Holding calls for Stuart Broad ban over non-walk July 13, 2013

    Nottingham: West Indies great Michael Holding has called for Stuart Broad to be banned from the second Ashes Test at Lord's after the England batsman refused to walk in the series opener. Broad, had made 37, with England then 297 for seven in their second innings on Friday's third day at...
  • 1st Test, Day 3: Bell, Broad put England in command against Australia July 12, 2013

    Nottingham: England took control of the opening Ashes Test on Friday after a wicket-less evening session for Australia on the third day, reaching 326 for 6 for a lead of 261 runs. Ian Bell was 95 not out from 228 balls with 12 fours and his unbroken partnership of 108...
  • Records set by Australian Test debutant Ashton Agar July 11, 2013

    The records set by Australia's Ashton Agar and Phil Hughes against England during the first Ashes Test at Trent Bridge, Nottingham on Thursday. # Agar and Hughes' partnership of 163 is the highest for a 10th wicket in Tests. It was previously 151, jointly held by New Zealand's Brian Hastings and...
  • Record-breaker Ashton Agar stuns England at Trent Bridge July 11, 2013

    Teenage debutant Ashton Agar made the highest Test score by a No. 11 batsman in a record last-wicket stand of 163 with Phillip Hughes on Thursday as Australia made 280 on the second day of the first Test against England. Agar scored 98 from 101 balls with two sixes and 12...
  • As it happened: England vs Australia, The Ashes, 1st Test, Day 2 July 12, 2013

    For Live updates from the match, CLICK HERE. After England started the day with a flurry of wickets, the last wicket Australian pair of Ashton Agar and Phil Hughes fought back well. Day 1 round-up: After a breathless Day 1 of the first Test at Nottingham, which saw England bowled out...
  • As it happened: The Ashes, 1st Test, day one July 10, 2013

    For Live updates from the match, CLICK HERE. A battle-hardened and experienced England side go into the first Ashes Test of the five-match series against a callow-looking Australian team as strong favourites to retain the urn. And with Kevin Pietersen back and bowlers in top form, England go into the first...
  • Australia the underdog in Ashes series, says Michael Clarke July 10, 2013

    Nottingham: Australia captain Michael Clarke is under no illusions about the challenge his team is facing when the Ashes series against England starts Wednesday at Trent Bridge. "We come here as underdogs, there's no doubt about that," Clarke said. "It would be a great achievement (to win) for all the work...
  • Australia keeping their XI for 1st Test under wraps July 7, 2013

    London: Australia, who usually name their playing eleven before a match, are unlikely to reveal their side well ahead of the first Ashes Test against England beginning on Wednesday at Trent Bridge. "I think that's a real advantage for us," new Australia coach Darren Lehmann was quoted as saying by...
  • Amla, de Villiers help SA to level series September 6, 2012

    Nottingham: South Africa routed England by seven wickets in their fifth and final one-day international at Trent Bridge, to tie the series 2-2. South Africa recovered from 14 for 3 to coast with 15.3 overs remaining, after skittling England for 182. Hashim Amla hit an unbeaten 97, while Proteas captain AB de...
  • Hales makes 99 as Eng beat WI in only T20 June 25, 2012

    Trent Bridge: Alex Hales showed England could cope at Twenty20 level without Kevin Pietersen as his superb 99 saw them to a seven-wicket win over the West Indies at Trent Bridge on Sunday. World Twenty20 champions England reached their target of 173 for the loss of three wickets, and with...
  • Career-best rankings for Bresnan, Samuels May 29, 2012

    Dubai: Tim Bresnan, the England allrounder, and West Indies batsman Marlon Samuels have climbed to career-best ICC rankings after the end of the second Test at Trent Bridge. Bresnan took a match haul of 8 for 41 and scored a vital 39 in England’s nine-wicket win over West Indies, beating...
  • Eng mull resting strike bowlers for Edgbaston May 29, 2012

    Nottingham: England are considering ignoring the old adage of 'never change a winning side' in a bid to ensure their leading bowlers remain fit for a packed programme of international cricket. The hosts took an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match Test series against West Indies courtesy of a crushing...
  • Strauss and Cook partnership joins 5,000 club May 29, 2012

    Nottingham: England captain Andrew Strauss and his opening partner Alastair Cook became only the fifth partnership in Test history to have put on more than 5,000 runs together here. They went past the landmark with a stand of 89 as England beat West Indies by nine wickets to win the...