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England skipper Joe Root pleased after leading by example in Pallekele

England skipper Joe Root pleased after leading by example in Pallekele

The England captain also had special words of praise for wicketkeeper Ben Foakes, who replaced injured Jonny Bairstow behind the stumps for the victories in Galle and Pallekele.

Nov 18, 2018, 18:17 PM IST
Root, Burns put England on top against Sri Lanka

Root, Burns put England on top against Sri Lanka

Root, who received a reprimand and one demerit point from the International Cricket Council on Thursday for a show of dissent, and Jos Buttler looked to attack the spinners during their stand of 74 to give England the upper hand.

Nov 16, 2018, 16:04 PM IST
England's Foakes gets nod as keeper for second Sri Lanka test

England's Foakes gets nod as keeper for second Sri Lanka test

Fellow wicketkeeper Jos Buttler is likely to move up the order to bat at number three after Moeen Ali failed to take his opportunity in Galle, being dismissed for a golden duck in the first innings and scoring just three in the second.

Nov 13, 2018, 15:32 PM IST
English skipper Joe Root wants England to build on rare road win

English skipper Joe Root wants England to build on rare road win

England wicketkeeper Ben Foakes was named Man of the Match after scoring a century in his maiden test innings, which could leave the tourists with a selection headache of their own. 

Nov 10, 2018, 09:26 AM IST
England's post-Cook era off to unconvincing start in Galle

England's post-Cook era off to unconvincing start in Galle

Herath, who was given a guard-of-honour by his team mates ahead of his 93rd and final test, yorked an advancing Root to claim his 100th wicket at the venue where he made his test debut in 1999.

Nov 06, 2018, 16:29 PM IST
Unsettled England plot to ruin Rangana Herath's farewell

Unsettled England plot to ruin Rangana Herath's farewell

The three-test series promises a familiar sight, with Sri Lanka`s wily spinners to bowl tirelessly and often in tandem, preying on the technique and temperament of the touring batsmen on tracks where the fast bowlers will play cameos.

Nov 04, 2018, 17:00 PM IST
Virat Kohli emerges as first batsman to score 2000 International runs in 2018

Virat Kohli emerges as first batsman to score 2000 International runs in 2018

The 29-year-old batsman has completed 2000 International runs for the third consecutive year which is a record only shared by the likes of Sachin Tendulkar, Joe Root and Matthew Hayden.

Oct 21, 2018, 20:17 PM IST
England beat India by 118 runs to wrap up five-Test series 4-1

England beat India by 118 runs to wrap up five-Test series 4-1

Despite heroic resistance from KL Rahul and Rishabh Pant, England comfortably beat India by 118 runs to clinch the five-match Test series 4-1.

Sep 11, 2018, 22:49 PM IST
India vs England 5th Test: Defeat on cards for India after Cook, Root pile on misery

India vs England 5th Test: Defeat on cards for India after Cook, Root pile on misery

India needs 403 runs to win the 5th and final Test match against England.

Sep 10, 2018, 23:51 PM IST
India vs England, 5th Test: Cook steers England to 154-run lead on Day 3

India vs England, 5th Test: Cook steers England to 154-run lead on Day 3

Alastair Cook, as unflappable as ever, led from the front in the final innings of his record-breaking Test career as England built a commanding 154-run lead over India at the Oval on Sunday.

Sep 09, 2018, 23:59 PM IST
Hanuma Vihari makes Test debut, becomes India's 292nd player

Hanuma Vihari makes Test debut, becomes India's 292nd player

The 24-year-old Hanuma Vihari makes his Test debut on Friday as Virat Kohli hands him the Test cap for the final match against England at Oval. Vihari became the 292nd player to represent India in Test format. 

Sep 07, 2018, 15:46 PM IST
Beating India 4-1 would be a strong statement, perfect send off for Cook: Joe Root

Beating India 4-1 would be a strong statement, perfect send off for Cook: Joe Root

Root said that Cook had informed him of his retirement decision in Southampton.

Sep 06, 2018, 21:09 PM IST
Moeen Ali masters India as England wrap up series win

Moeen Ali masters India as England wrap up series win

Set 245 for a series-levelling victory, India were bowled out for 184 with the recalled Moeen taking four for 71 to go with the five wickets he took in India`s first innings.

Sep 02, 2018, 23:24 PM IST
Jos Buttler scores 69 as England reach 260/8 on Day 3

Jos Buttler scores 69 as England reach 260/8 on Day 3

Overall, England now have a competitive lead of 233 runs and it could be a tricky chase for the Indian line-up.

Sep 01, 2018, 23:25 PM IST
India vs England 4th Test Day 2: As it happened

India vs England 4th Test Day 2: As it happened

After a remarkable opening day, India on Friday look to dominate England on Day 2 of the fourth Test at The Ageas Bowl, Southampton

Aug 31, 2018, 15:35 PM IST
Playing on seamer-friendly pitches have been tough on openers: Joe Root

Playing on seamer-friendly pitches have been tough on openers: Joe Root

 Joe Root has cautioned media not to write off Alastair Cook after his recent failure.

Aug 22, 2018, 21:10 PM IST
Another captain's innings by Virat Kohli boosts India

Another captain's innings by Virat Kohli boosts India

Virat Kohli was frustrated to be dismissed three runs short of his century but another fine captain's knock inspired India on their best batting day of the series in the third test against England at Trent Bridge on Saturday.

Aug 19, 2018, 00:04 AM IST
India vs England 3rd Test: Hosts announce playing XI, Ben Stokes replaces Sam Curran

India vs England 3rd Test: Hosts announce playing XI, Ben Stokes replaces Sam Curran

The England team on Friday announced their playing XI for the third Test against India at the Trent Bridge, Nottingham starting on August 18. 

Aug 17, 2018, 20:05 PM IST
England selectors announce unchanged squad for third Test against India

England selectors announce unchanged squad for third Test against India

The England selectors have named an unchanged squad for the third cricket Test against India at Trent Bridge, starting August 18.

Aug 14, 2018, 11:10 AM IST
India vs England 2nd Test Day 2: Anderson takes five, India all out for 107

India vs England 2nd Test Day 2: Anderson takes five, India all out for 107

It was Edgbaston all over again as India succumbed to pace and swing. England topped the sessions on Day 2, can India comeback into this Test match? 

Aug 10, 2018, 15:18 PM IST

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