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Virender Sehwag trolls himself, pays ‘tribute' to Aryabhatta

During India's tour of England in 2011, the visitors were whitewashed 0-4 in the Test series and in the third Test match in Birmingham, Sehwag, who did not play the first two matches, was dismissed for a duck in both the innings.

Aug 12, 2019, 17:02 PM IST

Alastair Cook backs Joe Denly to seize opportunity in second Test against Windies

Denly enjoyed a remarkable 2018 domestic season in which he scored 1729 runs in all formats, alongside claiming 57 wickets with his leg-spin bowling.

Jan 31, 2019, 12:48 PM IST

Alastair Cook blasts England's preparations after West Indies defeat

Cook, who retired in September as England`s most prolific batsman, said the tourists would be hurting ahead of the second Test against West Indies which begins in Antigua on Thursday.

Jan 27, 2019, 17:51 PM IST

Ben Foakes' selection has changed dynamic of England Test side: Alastair Cook

Foakes replaced injured wicketkeeper Jonny Bairstow for the first two Tests in Sri Lanka last November. He scored a century on debut and was named man of the series.

Jan 22, 2019, 11:51 AM IST

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

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

Alastair Cook: The man with debut and farewell Test ton against India

England batsman Alastair Cook hit his 33rd Test century on Monday in the final match against India, just before he retired from international cricket.

Sep 10, 2018, 19:18 PM IST

Alastair Cook reaches farewell century as England dominate

England batsman Alastair Cook marked his 291st and final test innings in fitting fashion as he reached an unbeaten century against India on the fourth morning of the fifth test on Monday.

Sep 10, 2018, 18:00 PM IST

India vs England, 5th Test Day 4: As it happened

The fourth day of the last Test ends with India still needing a massive 406 runs to win the match against England.

Sep 10, 2018, 15:27 PM IST

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

India vs England 5th Test: Ishant-Bumrah restrict England to 198/7 on Day 1

England’s Alastair Cook fell short of a dream farewell century as India’s bowlers roared back to leave the hosts reeling on 198-7 at stumps on day one of the fifth and final Test at The Oval on Friday.

Sep 07, 2018, 23:53 PM IST

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

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

Sep 06, 2018, 21:09 PM IST

England's Alastair Cook announces retirement from international cricket

Former England captain Alastair Cook on Monday announced retirement from international cricket.

Sep 03, 2018, 16:49 PM IST

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

Lord's Day 1: Pakistan bowl England out for 184, reach 50-1 in reply

Pakistan provoked England's latest batting collapse by combining disciplined bowling with superb catching before showing resistance in its reply to dominate the opening day of the first Test at Lord's on Thursday.

May 25, 2018, 15:36 PM IST

Allan Border hails 'amazing' Alastair Cook as he equals his record

Australia great Allan Border praised the "amazing" Alastair Cook as the England batsman equalled his record of 153 consecutive Tests by playing in the series opener against Pakistan at Lord's on Thursday.

May 24, 2018, 19:25 PM IST

Hasan Ali strikes for Pakistan as Alastair Cook holds firm in first Test

Hasan Ali marked his return to Test cricket with two early wickets before England great Alastair Cook kept Pakistan at a bay in a record-equalling appearance at Lord's on Thursday.

May 24, 2018, 18:56 PM IST

Alastair Cook shows desire to keep playing for England

Cook scored a total of 23 runs in the two-test series against New Zealand last month as England continued their winless run following their 4-0 defeat in the Ashes. 

Apr 25, 2018, 14:18 PM IST

Retirement questions likely to emerge as Alastair Cook's poor form continues

Alastair Cook`s third successive dismissal to New Zealand left-armer Trent Boult on Friday will undoubtedly raise questions as to whether the former captain may look to end his illustrious career.

Mar 30, 2018, 10:14 AM IST