Root wants England to end series in style
Aug14

Root wants England to end series in style

Joe Root wants England to use their new found confidence and beat India in the final test at the Oval. England are 2-1 up in the series after victories at the Ageas Bowl and Old Trafford and would win the series 3-1 if they beat India during the Oval test, which starts on Friday. #453378962 / gettyimages.com Having gone 10 test matches without a victory after defeat at Lord’s in the 2nd test, England’s turn around in form...

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Rampant England thrash India in 4th Test
Aug09

Rampant England thrash India in 4th Test

Match Scorecard England have beaten India by an innings and 54 runs inside 3 days to go 2-1 up in the series with just one match to play. In an extraordinary final session, England took 9 wickets to bowl India out for just 161 and record their second straight test victory. #453389912 / gettyimages.com England started the day looking to build on their lead of 85 with Joe Root and Jos Buttler at the crease. The pair started slowly at...

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Cook wants inspired Anderson at Old Trafford
Aug06

Cook wants inspired Anderson at Old Trafford

England captain Alastair Cook hopes James Anderson will remain inspired by his recent off-field troubles and bowl England to victory in the 4th Test against India on Thursday. Anderson was involved in a clash with Indian all-rounder Ravi Jadeja during the 1st test at Trent Bridge. During a hearing last week, both Anderson and Jadeja were cleared of any wrongdoing but the saga has continued after the BCCI declared themselves unhappy...

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Finn replaces Plunkett in England squad
Aug03

Finn replaces Plunkett in England squad

Steven Finn has replaced Liam Plunkett in England’s squad for the 4th test against India. Plunkett experienced some left ankle discomfort at the end of the 2nd test at Lord’s and missed the 3rd test to allow it to settle down. However, Plunkett is still feeling some discomfort so he will miss Thursday’s test at Old Trafford with Finn taking his place in the squad. #460073709 / gettyimages.com This is the first time...

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Jayawardene to retire from Tests in August
Jul14

Jayawardene to retire from Tests in August

Former Sri Lanka captain Mahela Jayawardene will retire from test cricket in August, BBC Sport reports. Jayawardene has scored 33 hundreds in 145 tests and will be remembered as one of the greatest Sri Lankan batsman ever. He will retire at the end of Sri Lanka’s two test series with Pakistan in August. Before Jayawardene’s farewell series, he will take part in Sri Lanka’s two test series against South Africa, which...

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India claim morale boosting win over Derbyshire
Jul03

India claim morale boosting win over Derbyshire

Scorecard India have beaten Derbyshire by 5 wickets in their final warm-up match before the 1st Test against England. Both sides had agreed prior to the match that the final day would be split between Derbyshire’s 2nd innings and India’s, meaning both sides had 45 overs to bat. #451636512 / gettyimages.com Derbyshire made 156-3 from their 45 overs with Billy Goldleman hitting 56 not out and Alex Hughes hitting 36 not out....

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