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Steven Smith becomes 2nd fastest batsman to register 24 Test centuries

Smith recorded his 24th century in 118th innings and he went past Indian skipper Virat Kohli who had achieved the feat in 123 innings.

Aug 02, 2019, 11:54 AM IST

Vijay Mallya seen entering the Oval on Day 3 of India's 5th Test

Liquor baron Vijay Mallya was on Sunday seen entering the Oval to watch the 5th Test between India and England. 

Sep 09, 2018, 21:18 PM IST

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

India vs England 4th Test Day 4: Highlights

India had an unusual third day where the English players somehow managed to stand firm and will be looking forward to setting a considerate target for India. 

Sep 02, 2018, 15:23 PM IST

India A tour to England helped me prepare for Test debut: Rishabh Pant

The 20-year-old made a confident start to his Test career at Trent Bridge, scoring an attacking 24 in the first innings and then taking seven catches, the latter a record for Indian keeping debutante.

Aug 26, 2018, 16:18 PM IST

Hardik Pandya's five-for hands India complete control of 3rd Test

Hardik Pandya stole the limelight with his maiden five-wicket haul as India made a strong comeback in the series by taking complete control of the third cricket Test against England, here today. 

Aug 20, 2018, 00:19 AM IST

India vs England 3rd Test Day 2 - As it happened

After a remarkable day with the bat, India look to put up a competitive first innings score when they take on England on Day two of the third Test at Trent Bridge, Nottingham on Sunday. England lead the five-match series 2-0. 

Aug 19, 2018, 15:34 PM IST

Australia’s Pat Cummins and Josh Hazlewood ruled out of Pakistan Test series

Australia head to the UAE for a Test series slated for October without two of their most experienced campaigners, with former captain Steve Smith and his deputy David Warner suspended after a ball-tampering scandal in Cape Town in March.

Aug 09, 2018, 17:10 PM IST

Virat Kohli's flexible approach and pursuit of excellence set him apart: Sanjay Bangar

Virat Kohli's flexible approach to batting and relentless pursuit of excellence enabled the Indian captain to script a spectacular turnaround and score his maiden hundred on English soil, said assistant coach Sanjay Bangar.

Aug 03, 2018, 10:51 AM IST

Love for cricket helped me fight off-field problems: Mohammed Shami

 Indian pacer Mohammed Shami says his love for cricket helped him battle the off-field problems that pegged him back a few months ago as he made an impressive comeback in the ongoing first Test against England here.

Aug 02, 2018, 16:56 PM IST

England's Keaton Jennings cool with Virat Kohli's 'mic drop' celebration

"It's fine. Everybody is entitled to celebrate how they want to. He celebrated, and that's cool," Jennings said at the end of day's play, playing down the incident.

Aug 02, 2018, 16:12 PM IST

England's Joe Root has strong plans in place for 'proven performer' Virat Kohli

"From our perspective, we'd love similar form but we know how good a player he is and what he is capable of. He's come a long way in the last few years in this format in particular. We feel we have some strong plans in place for him but ultimately when you play against the world's best players they generally have answers," said Root on the eve of the first Test. 

Aug 01, 2018, 17:27 PM IST

Former England greats criticise Adil Rashid Test recall

England’s decision to recall Yorkshire leg-spinner Adil Rashid to the test side to face India on Wednesday, despite him not playing four-day county cricket, has been criticised by two of his county’s most prominent former players.

Aug 01, 2018, 13:34 PM IST

Virat Kohli says he has nothing to prove ahead of England Test series

“I’m not in a frame of mind to prove myself in any country, I just want to perform for the team,” the 29-year-old told a news conference on Tuesday, ahead of what will be England’s 1000th five-day match.

Aug 01, 2018, 13:19 PM IST

ECB name England squad for first Test against India

England lost the T20I series 2-1, won the ODI 2-1 and meet India in a 5-match Test series starting from August 1 at Birmingham. 

 

Jul 27, 2018, 12:44 PM IST

India vs Essex: Karthik hits 82 not out, Kohli among runs in India's 322/6 on Day 1

The Indians won the toss and got down to the business of spending time at the middle ahead of the five-match Test series beginning in Birmingham on August 1.

Jul 26, 2018, 10:21 AM IST

India play Essex in four-day practice game

The four-day game will help the skipper and team management to draw a match-winning combination when they face the hosts in the longest format of the game.

Jul 25, 2018, 16:03 PM IST

Rangana Herath spins Sri Lanka to series sweep over South Africa

The 199-run win, which came with more than a day to spare, was due to Sri Lanka`s tireless spin trio of Herath, Akila Dananjaya and Dilruwan Perera who together claimed all 20 South African wickets. 

 

Jul 23, 2018, 17:22 PM IST

India have more quality fast bowlers than before: Ishant Sharma

"Everybody used to say that India can't produce fast bowlers. Now we have probably eight to nine good fast bowlers, anytime who can play Test cricket for India. We have a pretty good chance to win a series in England and Australia, because of the kind of attack we have," Ishant told 'Daily Telegraph' in an interview.

Jul 22, 2018, 17:52 PM IST