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England vs South Africa: Pacer Mark Wood declared fit for crucial Third Test

England vs South Africa: Pacer Mark Wood declared fit for crucial Third Test

The four-Test series is currently level at 1-1. England won the series opener at Lord's by 211 runs.

Jul 19, 2017, 21:19 PM IST
England vs South Africa: Gary Ballance ruled out of third test with fractured finger

England vs South Africa: Gary Ballance ruled out of third test with fractured finger

The Yorkshire player saw a hand surgeon in Leeds on Tuesday after suffering the injury in the second test at Trent Bridge.

Jul 19, 2017, 08:41 AM IST
England vs South Africa, 1st Test: Alastair Cook fifty helps hosts take complete control on Day 3

England vs South Africa, 1st Test: Alastair Cook fifty helps hosts take complete control on Day 3

England were 119 for one in their second innings at stumps on the third day, a lead of 216 runs in this opening match of a four-Test series.

Jul 08, 2017, 23:46 PM IST
WATCH: Comical Gary Ballance tumble manages to share limelight with MS Dhoni special on hectic IPL day

WATCH: Comical Gary Ballance tumble manages to share limelight with MS Dhoni special on hectic IPL day

Dhoni, a demi-god in his own rights, played a 26-ball 40-run knock to help Rising Pune Supergiant post a fighting total of 162 runs at Mumbai's historic Wankhede Stadium, where he famously sealed the 2011 ICC World Cup final against Sri Lanka with a six. But that tumble Ballance took made sure that cricket fans in another hemisphere get their fair share of entertainment.

May 17, 2017, 17:32 PM IST
Bangladesh vs England: Gary Ballance turns to Joe Root for spin tips

Bangladesh vs England: Gary Ballance turns to Joe Root for spin tips

England, who defeated Bangladesh in the three-match ODI series 2-1, will play two two-day warm-up fixtures in next four days as part of their preparation for the Test series.

Oct 13, 2016, 19:34 PM IST
England vs Pakistan, 4th Test — Day 4 at The Oval

England vs Pakistan, 4th Test — Day 4 at The Oval

Hosts England will resume penultimate day's play on 88/4 with Gary Ballance and Jonny Bairstow unbeaten on 4 and 14 respectively.

Aug 14, 2016, 14:49 PM IST
Pakistan scent victory after Younus Khan double ton against England at The Oval

Pakistan scent victory after Younus Khan double ton against England at The Oval

The experienced Younus shepherded the tail well, hitting four sixes and 31 fours as the England attack toiled in the sunshine.

Aug 13, 2016, 23:49 PM IST
England Vs Pakistan: Moeen Ali's 3rd test century does the revival work for England

England Vs Pakistan: Moeen Ali's 3rd test century does the revival work for England

England captain Alastair Cook won the toss and chose to bat in overcast conditions.

Aug 11, 2016, 23:36 PM IST
England vs Pakistan, 3rd Test: Recalled Sohail Khan five-for gives visitors Day 1 spoils

England vs Pakistan, 3rd Test: Recalled Sohail Khan five-for gives visitors Day 1 spoils

Sohail, a 32-year-old right-arm quick, removed a quartet of top-order batsman on his way to figures of five for 96 in 23 overs.

Aug 03, 2016, 23:38 PM IST
South Africa vs England: Last chance for visiting players to win Test places

South Africa vs England: Last chance for visiting players to win Test places

Alex Hales, Gary Ballance, Nick Compton, Steven Finn and Mark Footitt will be under especially close scrutiny.

Dec 19, 2015, 16:05 PM IST
Gary Ballance for Ian Bell: Is it worth a gamble against South Africa by ECB?

Gary Ballance for Ian Bell: Is it worth a gamble against South Africa by ECB?

It has been 24 innings since Bell scored a century in Tests.

Nov 20, 2015, 14:49 PM IST
Ian Bell 'absolutely gutted' after being dropped from tour of South Africa

Ian Bell 'absolutely gutted' after being dropped from tour of South Africa

Bell tweeted that he was "absolutely gutted" to miss out on selection.

Nov 19, 2015, 16:55 PM IST
England call-up Alex Hales, Zafar Ansari but drop Adam​ Lyth for Pakistan

England call-up Alex Hales, Zafar Ansari but drop Adam​ Lyth for Pakistan

England included the uncapped pair of opening batsman Alex Hales and off-spinning all-rounder Zafar Ansari in a 16-man Test squad announced Tuesday for their upcoming three-match series against Pakistan in the United Arab Emirates.

Sep 15, 2015, 17:30 PM IST
WATCH: When Joe Root pulled down Stuart Broad's lowers!

WATCH: When Joe Root pulled down Stuart Broad's lowers!

Joe Root is definitely the most in-form batsman in the current England squad and the youngster unleashed his mischievious side during training ahead of the third Ashes Test when he pulled down Stuart Broad's lowers.

Jul 28, 2015, 22:26 PM IST
The Ashes 2015: Ian Bell will relish his chance to bat at number three, says Alastair Cook

The Ashes 2015: Ian Bell will relish his chance to bat at number three, says Alastair Cook

England captain Alastair Cook has backed Ian Bell to return to form following the veteran batsman`s promotion to number three for the third Ashes Test at Edgbaston.

Jul 28, 2015, 19:51 PM IST
Ashes 2015: I can cope with move up to three, says under-fire Ian Bell

Ashes 2015: I can cope with move up to three, says under-fire Ian Bell

Struggling England batsman Ian Bell is backing himself to come good at number three in this week`s third Ashes test against Australia at Edgbaston, he said on Monday.

Jul 27, 2015, 21:18 PM IST
Jonny Bairstow marks England recall by sealing Yorkshire win

Jonny Bairstow marks England recall by sealing Yorkshire win

Jonny Bairstow marked his England recall with an unbeaten fifty as reigning champions Yorkshire beat Worcestershire by seven wickets on the final day of their County Championship clash at Scarborough on Wednesday.

Jul 23, 2015, 07:27 AM IST
Ashes 2015: England need real Ian Bell to stand up

Ashes 2015: England need real Ian Bell to stand up

When in form, Ian Bell is one of the most elegant batsman to watch. But that hasn't been the case of late, a major reason behind England's debacle in the last one and a half years.

Jul 22, 2015, 22:53 PM IST
Last ring for Ian Bell in third Test, feels Geoffrey Boycott

Last ring for Ian Bell in third Test, feels Geoffrey Boycott

 England cricket legend Geoffrey Boycott believes it could be the end of senior batsman Ian Bell's career if the right-hander does not deliver in the third Ashes Test starting here from July 29.

Jul 22, 2015, 18:27 PM IST
Ashes 2015: Recalled Jonny Bairstow says he`s in `best form`

Ashes 2015: Recalled Jonny Bairstow says he`s in `best form`

Jonny Bairstow believes he is in the best form of his career after being handed an England recall ahead of the third Test against Australia at Edgbaston on July 29.

Jul 22, 2015, 08:32 AM IST