Adil Rashid

India looks to clear middle-order muddle

Its middle-order frailties laid bare in the previous match, India will be aiming to plug the loopholes in Tuesday’s deciding third and final One-Day …

Virat Kohli

Cricket: Root century inspires England to series-levelling win

LONDON (Reuters) - Joe Root struck a fluent 113 as England crushed India by 86 runs in the second one-day international at Lord's on Saturday to level the three-match series at 1-1.<p>Chasing a stiff victory target of 323, the touring side struggled after getting off to a decent start in sunny …

Virat Kohli

2nd ODI: Root, Plunkett script England's crushing win over India at Lord's

England vs India, 2nd ODI: England (322/7) beat India (236) by 86 runs to level the 3-match series 1-1. Suresh Raina 46, Liam Plunkett 4/46, Adil …

Adil Rashid

England are ready, but can they really bring the cricket World Cup home?

One year from today, July 14th 2019, Lord's will host the World Cup final. England are ranked the No 1 one-day international side, have home advantage and recently whitewashed Australia for the first time. What are the key areas for their World Cup campaign?<p>It’s coming home<p>There are many …

Cricket

Pakistan to connect China with International destinations with World's highest fibre optical network

*KARACHI:* Special Communication Organisation (SCO) and Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL) have signed an agreement to provide …

China

Kuldeep Yadav: the Indian left-arm wristspinner who keeps England guessing

Up in the Test Match Special commentary box all the illustrious names had a go at trying to pick Kuldeep Yadav and had about as much success as the England batsmen.<p>Sunil Gavaskar came the closest but he is not about to let on to English ears the secret to playing this rarest of breeds, a left-arm …

Cricket

India vs England Live Score, 1st ODI Live Cricket Streaming: World Cup tune up begins

India vs England Live Cricket Score, 1st ODI Live Streaming: Stay tuned for live score and updates from India vs England in 1st ODI from Trent Bridge.<p>…

Adil Rashid

In Stats: Top ODI Ranking at Stake as Virat & Co Take on England

With one prize already in the kitty – by virtue of winning the tour-opening T20I series – Virat Kohli and his Indian team will eye a second trophy …

Sports (India)

The most daunting test yet for Kuldeep and Chahal

9:32 AM ET<p>Last month, when England's fire-breathing white-ball line-up was expanding the possibilities of 50-overs cricket while whitewashing …

Cricket

Rahul Climbs to Career High Three in T20I Rankings, Finch Takes Top Spot

| Updated: July 9, 2018, 5:00 PM IST<p>KL Rahul celebrates after scoring a ton against England. (KL Rahul/ Twitter Image)<p>K L Rahul has jumped nine spots …

Virat Kohli

Rohit Sharma 100* gives Virat Kohli's formidable India 2-1 win in T20 series

England came up short in their Bristol decider as Rohit Sharma's world record-equalling third Twenty20 international century eased India to a series-sealing seven-wicket victory.<p>England had dropped Joe Root to make room for Ben Stokes but the return of their talismanic all-rounder could not help …

Virat Kohli

Kick Shikhar Dhawan out: Twitter furious after opener's bizarre run-out against England in 2nd T20I

India got off to a horror start in the second Twenty20 International against England in Cardiff on Friday. After losing Rohit Sharma for five, the …

India News

England restrict India to 148/5 in 2nd T20I

Cardiff, July 6 (IANS) A disciplined England bowling attack restricted India at a moderate 148/5 in the second T20I of the three-match series at …

Virat Kohli

India vs England 2018: Alex Hales’ fifty spurs England to victory in second T20I, series level at 1-1

Alex Hales smashed an unbeaten fifty to help England beat India by five wickets in the second T20I at Sophia Gardens, Cardiff on Thursday to level …

Alex Hales

England vs India: Hosts practice with spin-bowling machine to counter Kuldeep Yadav

<b>Cardiff:</b> England all-rounder Chris Jordan has insisted that his team doesn't have issues facing quality spin despite being foxed by Indian chinaman …

Cricket

Chris Tremlett: England need to adapt fast with India offering a trial by spin this summer

England’s problems against spin bowling are nothing new. It’s been an issue in Test matches for decades, especially when going away from home.<p>After …

Sport (UK)

India vs England: Sam Curran set to replace injured brother Tom for ODI series, confirms ECB- Firstcricket News, Firstpost

<b>London</b>: Sam Curran will replace his brother Tom in the England squad for the One Day International series with India, the England and Wales Cricket …

Jos Buttler

India hammer England in first game of Twenty20 series

England's summer hit by seismic shift as India's mystery spinners and galactico batsmen hammer hosts in first game of Twenty20 series<p><b>KL Rahul scored</b> …

Sport (UK)

Washington Sundar interview: I feared for my career, but the IPL was a turning point - life is good now

At the start of 2017, Washington Sundar was a 17 year-old who still shared a room with his sister. He was a promising cricketer, too, but had just been dropped by Tamil Nadu, his state. His future was uncertain.<p>“I honestly did fear a lot about how my life was going to be, how my career was going to …

Cricket

Stuart Broad ankle injury adds to England's bowling woes

Stuart Broad has added to England’s bowling injury problems after complaining of soreness in his left ankle while bowling for Nottinghamshire in their championship match against Worcestershire.<p>Broad had a scan on Friday and will know the results over the weekend as England contemplate how to manage …

Asia Cup

‘There’s light at end of the tunnel’: Langer hopeful of Australia’s revival after England whitewash

A second-string Australian team was thoroughly beaten in all the five ODIs and the one-off T20I by hosts England.<p>Australia coach Justin Langer said …

West Indies

Langer upbeat despite Australia's winless cricket tour

Australia coach Justin Langer maintains there are some positives to take from his side's winless cricket tour of England.

Australian Cricket

England hit Australia for six with Jos Buttler to the fore again in T20

Australia will depart these shores with six defeats from six to show for their efforts after a one-off Twenty20 match in which England reproduced the dominance of the whitewashed one-day-series in microcosm.<p>Indeed the faces they will see when eyes are shut at night remain the same from the 5-0 …

Sport (UK)

Aaron Finch heroics not enough to save Australia in one-off Twenty20 against England

ENGLAND v AUSTRALIA, Twenty20 at Edgbaston — DESPITE a blazing 84 off 41 balls from Aaron Finch, Australia has lost the one-off Twenty20 against …

Sport (Australia)

England beat Australia by 28 runs at raucous Edgbaston as Jos Buttler's magical summer continues

Jos Buttler's magical summer continued as he sparked a night of T20 celebration at England’s favourite party ground.<p>Edgbaston was at its raucous best …

Sport (UK)

England v Australia: Jos Buttler leads home side to Edgbaston win

<b>Jos Buttler hit the fastest Twenty20 international half-century by an England batsman to propel the home side to a 28-run win over Australia.</b><p>Buttler, promoted to open, reached 50 from 22 balls at Edgbaston.<p>He ended with 61 and, along with 49 from Alex Hales and Jason Roy's 44, helped England to …

Jos Buttler

India most dangerous country for women with sexual violence rife - global poll | Reuters

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - India is the world’s most dangerous country for women due to the high risk of sexual violence and being forced into slave labour, according to a poll of global experts released on Tuesday.<p>Women react as they attend the funeral procession of Adil Rashid Chopan, …

Africa

Competition for top spot in T20I team rankings

<i>• Australia can overtake Pakistan in Zimbabwe Tri-Series to take number one spot; India, England can also move up to top position</i><p><i>• The likes of</i> …

Cricket

Morgan hails 'outstanding' Buttler century

Eoin Morgan said Jos Buttler is probably the only England player that could have produced the innings he conjured up at Old Trafford.

Cricket

‘I want to be the best player of spin’ – Alex Carey

For the best part of the one-day international series between England and Australia, Alex Carey sat on the bench watching the action in the middle. …

Cricket