5th ODI: MS Dhoni blames soft dismissals for loss
5th ODI: MS Dhoni blames soft dismissals for loss

India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni says the target England set for them was very much achievable but soft dismissals scuttled their chances in the fifth One-dayer, here today.

England call up Steve Finn to replace Liam Plunkett

England on Sunday called Steven Finn into the squad for the fourth Test against India to replace injured paceman Liam Plunkett.

Chris Jordan replaces Steven Finn in England T20 squad

Sussex seamer Chris Jordan was called into England`s Twenty20 squad to play Australia today following the early exit of Steven Finn.

Struggling Steven Finn welcomes England break

Fast bowler Steven Finn admitted today that he needed a break from cricket after being sent home from England`s tour of Australia to work on his bowling action.

England end Finn`s Australian nightmare

Steven Finn was considered one of England`s top fast bowlers just a year ago, but he was sent home on Wednesday after failing to figure against Australia.

The Ashes: Team mates, former players react to Graeme Swann's retirement

After Graeme Swann announced retirement from International and First Class cricket on Sunday, Twitter was abuzz with reactions from fans, team mates, and well wishers.

Finn, Root extend support for under-fire England coach Flower

England players Steven Finn and Joe Root have offered their support for under-fire coach Andy Flower following the Ashes humiliation suffered by the team at the hands of Australia in the winter series.

Chris Tremlett makes net gains towards starting England role

England`s concerns over who will complete the pace attack for the first Ashes test against Australia may have been put to rest after bowling coach David Saker expressed satisfaction with Chris Tremlett`s form in the nets.

Chris Tremlett out to make early Test impression

Towering paceman Chris Tremlett is likely to have an early chance to press for an Ashes Test place as England open their tour Down Under against a Western Australia Chairman`s XI in Perth on Thursday.

Cook`s Ashes challenge for pace understudies

Captain Alastair Cook on Saturday challenged his backup pace battery to push for Test places when England`s Ashes tour gets under way next week ahead of the series against Australia.

England will go after Aussies with bounce, says Nasser Hussain

Australia`s batsmen could be fed a diet of bouncers after England named Stuart Broad, Steven Finn, Chris Tremlett and Boyd Rankin in their Ashes squad on Monday, said former test player Nasser Hussain.

Devon Malcolm urges selectors not to lose faith in pace ace Finn

Ex-England bowler Devon Malcolm has sympathized with Steven Finn who was dropped from the Ashes squad due to his erratic bowling display and has appealed to the selectors to not lose faith in the fiery bowler.

Ashes 2013: Bresnan ruled out of fourth Test with stress fracture in lower back

England pacer Tim Bresnan has been ruled for fourth Ashes Test and the following Twenty20 and one-day internationals against Australia with a stress fracture in his lower back.

Angus Fraser says Finn not finished yet despite Ashes dump

As Middlesex player Steven Finn was omitted from England`s 14-man squad for the Investec Third Test against Australia at Old Trafford on Thursday, his guide Angus Fraser said that the player can still return to the top.

Finn wants `talk` to be about him getting selected for Ashes

England fast bowler Steven Finn has said that he wants the talk to be about him being included in the Ashes squad, now that the team is finally allowed to talk about the five-Test series, starting on July 10 at Trent Bridge.

England prepares to unleash `speed demons` Broad, Finn on Oz in Champions Trophy game

England is preparing to unleash their speed demons Stuart Broad and Steven Finn on their arch rivals Australia in the ICC Champions Trophy game on Saturday at Edgbaston.

Giles put Tremlett on `red alert` for Champions Trophy in case `injured` Broad, Finn fail fitness

England`s ODI coach Ashley Giles has selected Surrey pace bowler Chris Tremlett as back-up in the ICC Champions Trophy squad for injured bowlers Stuart Broad and Steven Finn, should they fail their fitness tests and have to pull out.

Finn ready for action in `career-defining` year

English pace bowler Steven Finn has said that he is ready for action in the international arena over the next 12 months which can define his career.

Steven Finn warns Kiwis England have `a point to prove` against them

England quick Steven Finn has warned the Kiwis that his team is determined to prove a point against them after their Test stalemate in the recent series in New Zealand.

New Zealand vs England, 3rd Test: Fulton scores ton as hosts dominate day 1

Opening batsman Peter Fulton scored his maiden century to put New Zealand on track for a huge first innings total on day one of the third Test against England at Eden Park.