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Ashes: Steve Smith given all-clear after Jofra Archer blitz

Smith was on 80 when he was hit on the neck by test debutant Archer, who bowled a hostile spell from the Pavilion End during which his deliveries reached speeds of well over 90 miles per hour.

Aug 18, 2019, 12:20 PM IST

Lord's Ashes Test in the balance after gripping day

England had bowled out Australia for 250, Steve Smith making 92 after retiring hurt when he was struck on the neck by a venomous Jofra Archer bouncer.

Aug 18, 2019, 00:33 AM IST

Ashes: Hit by Jofra Archer bouncer, Steve Smith retires hurt

Smith was batting on 80 from 152 balls when in the 77th over a delivery by Archer hit him on the unprotected part of the neck.

Aug 17, 2019, 20:28 PM IST

Steve Smith leaves fans in splits with unique technique--Watch

While shouldering arms to the England pacers, the 30-year-old at times hopped, shuffled, got his bat across and even turned around to face the wicketkeeper after leaving the ball.
 

Aug 17, 2019, 16:54 PM IST

Jofra Archer can 'blow away' teams in Test cricket: Stuart Broad

Archer was one of the wicket-takers as he trapped Cameron Bancroft in front of the wickets with a delivery that jagged back sharply.

Aug 17, 2019, 12:11 PM IST

England pacer Olly Stone ruled out of season with back injury

Stone initially sustained a stress fracture to his left lower back during England's tour to the West Indies in February this year.

Aug 17, 2019, 11:59 AM IST

England pick up crucial wickets before rain wrecks day

The tourists, who added 50 runs to their overnight total, trail by 178 runs and they will need a significant lower-order contribution on Saturday to put pressure back on England.

Aug 17, 2019, 00:26 AM IST

Nathan Lyon joins Dennis Lillee but reserves praise for Josh Hazlewood

Lyon joined Lillee on 355 Test wickets as he took 3-68 in the second Ashes Test to help Australia dismiss England for 258.

Aug 16, 2019, 15:47 PM IST

Ruthless Australia take control over England at Lord's

After rain washed out the first day, Australia won the toss and put England in to bat, Hazlewood, taking two early wickets to give the touring side the initiative which they never surrendered. 

Aug 16, 2019, 00:23 AM IST

MS Dhoni-Stephen Fleming best captain-coach combination in the world: Shane Watson

Watson feels that even with Chennai Super Kings (CSK), it is all about smooth management and credit for that goes to the trio of N. Srinivasan, skipper MS Dhoni and coach Stephen Fleming.

Aug 15, 2019, 18:34 PM IST

Women’s T20 cricket to be included in Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games

Eight teams will compete across eight match days, as cricket returns to the Commonwealth Games for the first time since 1998, when South Africa won Gold in a men's 50-over format competition in Kuala Lumpur.

Aug 13, 2019, 14:06 PM IST

Justin Langer backs David Warner to fire in 2nd Ashes Test

Warner, who returned to the Test side after serving his one-year ban for involvement in the Sandpaper Gate fiasco, scored a total of 10 runs in the Edgbaston Test which Australia won by 251 runs to take a 1-0 lead in Ashes series. 

Aug 13, 2019, 11:39 AM IST

'I've never been better', says Jofra Archer ahead of Ashes debut

The 24-year-old was included in England`s 12 in the absence of record wicket-taker James Anderson, who bowled only four overs in the first Test at Edgbaston before injuring his calf again.

Aug 12, 2019, 21:59 PM IST

Ashes: Australia coach Justin Langer expects flat and dry wicket at Lord's

The wicket is expected to turn which means that Australia may have to bench a few high profile names once again.

Aug 12, 2019, 18:59 PM IST

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

Australian spearhead Pat Cummins wants to play all five Ashes Tests

The 26-year-old took four for 32 in England`s second innings at Edgbaston as Australia romped to a 251-run victory in the first test -- his maiden away outing in cricket`s oldest international rivalry. 

Aug 12, 2019, 10:55 AM IST

English fast-bowler James Anderson frustrated by a niggling calf injury

The 37-year-old, who missed a warm-up match with Ireland and struggled to be fit for the series opener against Australia at Edgbaston, pulled up injured on day one of the first Test which the hosts lost by 251 runs.

Aug 11, 2019, 19:48 PM IST

Harry Kane scores late double to give Tottenham Hotspur win over Aston Villa

Kane struck in the 86th minute after a mistake by Jack Grealish and the England captain rubbed salt into Villa`s wounds by stroking home his second in the 90th minute.

Aug 11, 2019, 09:31 AM IST

Steve Smith's ability to adapt makes him special, feels Tim Paine

Former Australia skipper Steve Waugh went a step further and said that Smith has the ability to read the opposition and their tactics and that helps him in trying situations.

Aug 10, 2019, 16:56 PM IST

Uncapped Rahkeem Cornwall receives maiden West Indies call-up for India Tests

Besides Cornwall, West Indies 'A' Team captain Shamarh Brooks is the only other uncapped player who has been named in the Test squad against India. 

Aug 10, 2019, 15:45 PM IST