india and england

  • 3rd T20I: England thrash India, take 2-1 lead in series
    Ahmedabad, March 16 (IANS) England bowlers' early strikes and tight bowling in the initial phase of the Indian innings followed by opener Jos Buttler's 83 off 52 balls led their team to a crushing eight-wicket win in the third T20 International at the Narendra Modi Stadium here on Tuesday. With the victory, England took a 2-1 lead in the five-match series. The first six overs turned out to be the difference in the match. India could make just 24 for three in the powerplay st
  • India crush England in 4th Test, win series; enter WTC final
    Ahmedabad, March 6 (IANS) England's ineptness at playing spin ensured that India booked their ticket to the World Test Championship (WTC) final a bit early, sealing the fourth and final Test win by innings and 25 runs on just the third day of the fourth and final Test on Saturday. The result ensured India won the series 3-1, coming back remarkably after losing the first Test. After Rishabh Pant had tilted the scales in favour of the hosts with an awesome century on Friday, Wa
  • England all out for 81, India need 49 to win 3rd Test
    Ahmedabad, February 25 (IANS): Two Indian slow bowlers on Thursday bagged all 10 wickets to spin out England for a mere 81 runs in their second innings on a dusty pitch, and now Virat Kohli's team need 49 runs to win the third Test here. Left-armer Axar Patel captured five wickets to complete a match haul of 11. Off-spinners R. Ashwin bagged four and Washington Sundar one on the second day of the five-day match, which could well finish on Thursday itself. England batsmen were
  • 3rd Test: Patel takes 6 wkts as India bowl out England for 112
    Ahmedabad, February 24 (IANS): Left-arm spinner Axar Patel took six wickets and off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin bagged three as India blew away England for 112 runs in their first innings on the opening day of the third Test here on Wednesday. Opener Zak Crawley was the the top scorer for England with 53 -- the solitary half-century of the innings. The next highest score was captain Joe Root's 17. Patel ended the innings with 6/38 at the Narendra Modi Stadium, following his 5/60
  • 2nd Test: Ashwin's 106 helps India set 482-run target for England
    Chennai, February 15 (IANS): Star all-rounder Ravichandran Ashwin on Monday scored his fifth Test century to help India set a mammoth 482-run target for England on Day Three of the second Test here at the MA Chidambaram Stadium. Ashwin scored 106 runs off 148 balls with the help of 14 fours and a six as India's second innings came to an end at 286 in the post-tea session. Mohammad Siraj remained unbeaten on 16, and added 49 runs for the final wicket with Ashwin who was the last
  • 1st Test: Leach, Anderson star in England's 227-run win
    Chennai, February 9 (IANS): Left-arm spinner Jack Leach (four wickets) and veteran speedster James Anderson (three wickets) on Tuesday bowled England to a massive 227-run win on the fifth and final day of the first Test here, and take a 1-0 lead in the four-match series. Chasing an extremely difficult target of 420 runs on a crumbling and dusty MA Chidambaram Stadium pitch, India in their second innings were bundled out for 192 in 58.1 overs in the second session on the fifth and fi
  • Set world record target of 420, India in trouble at 39/1
    Chennai, February 8 (PTI): India were left with the herculean task of chasing a world record 420 after England refused to declare in an unfocussed second essay, cut short by Ravichandran Ashwin's brilliance on a sharply turning fourth day strip in the opening Test here on Monday. At stumps, India were 39 for one, requiring another 381 runs to set a new record and take a 1-0 lead in the four-match series. The previous best is 418, chased by West Indies against Australia in 2003.
  • 1st Test: Root ton helps England take upper hand
    Chennai, February 5 (IANS): England captain Joe Root's third consecutive Test century (128 batting) and his 200-run stand for the third wicket opener Dom Sibley helped the visitors reach 263 for three wickets at stumps on the first day of their first Test against India at the M.A. Chidambaram Stadium on Friday. Root became the ninth batsman to slam a century in his 100th Test. Fast bowler Jasprit Bumrah dismissed Sibley on 87 off the last ball of the day to help India end the
  • 50 per cent crowd for 2nd India-England Test; media also allowed to cover from press box
    Chennai, February 1 (PTI): The BCCI and the Tamil Nadu Cricket Association have decided to allow 50 per cent spectators at the second India-England Test to be held at the M A Chidambaram stadium here, a top TNCA official told PTI on Monday. The issue was discussed by the TNCA members after fresh COVID-19 guidelines on easing of public movement and entry of spectators into sporting venues were issued. The move was cleared in a meeting between TNCA and BCCI officials. "We disc
  • Ashwin, Sundar, Kuldeep may be India's spinners for 1st Test vs Eng
    New Delhi, January 26 (IANS): In December 2016, when England last travelled to India for a Test series, Ravindra Jadeja and Ravichandran Ashwin combined to capture 54 of the 93 English wickets to fall as the team romped to a 4-0 series win in the five-Test series. This time, though, Jadeja's absence from the first two Tests due to a thumb fracture will mean India will have to pair either one, or two, of Kuldeep Yadav, Washington Sundar, and Axar Patel with Ashwin against the vis
  • English cricketers will have to look after each other in India: Root
    Galle, January 25 (IANS): England skipper Joe Root on Monday said that the upcoming series against India would challenge them as their period away from home and inside a bio-bubble will keep increasing with every passing day, and they will have to stick together. "It is going to be a challenge. The next tour is going to be different. The longer we are away from home, the more challenging it will get. More importantly, we will have to check in that everyone is travelling well. A