Prepare for another spin fest, Rahane tells England

Prepare for another spin fest, Rahane tells England

AHMEDABAD: India look to spin out England in the fourth Test on a similar pitch to the one that hosted last week’s two-day match, vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane said on Tuesday. The hosts demolished England in one of the shortest Tests in history to lead the four-match series 2-1 at the Narendra Modi Stadium — the […]

Ravi Ashwin ‘Absolute Phenomenal’, One Of India’s Greatest Match Winners: Aakash Chopra, VVS Laxman

Ravi Ashwin ‘Absolute Phenomenal’, One Of India’s Greatest Match Winners: Aakash Chopra, VVS Laxman

Former India batsmen VVS Laxman and Aakash Chopra hailed Ravichandran Ashwin as “very intelligent” and an “absolute phenomenal” ahead of the fourth Test against England in Ahmedabad, starting Thursday. Last month, Ashwin became the second-fastest bowler to take 400 wickets in the history of Test cricket as India defeated England by ten wickets inside two […]

PCB approves first boards of six cricket associations

PCB approves first boards of six cricket associations

KARACHI: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has given approval to the eagerly-awaited First Boards of the six cricket associations at its 61st Board of Governors (BoG) meeting while empowering the interim bodies, appointed for one-year term, to carry out functions assigned to respective management committees. According to the discussions which took place here on Saturday, […]

Vaas quits as SL fast bowling coach days after appointment

Vaas quits as SL fast bowling coach days after appointment

COLOMBO: Sri Lanka’s former pace spearhead Chaminda Vaas resigned as the team’s fast bowling coach on Monday within days of his appointment and compounding problems for the national team on the eve of their virus-hit tour of the West Indies. Vaas, who retired from international cricket in 2009 having claimed 355 wickets from 111 Tests, […]

IPL auctions: RCB, CSK could bid for Maxwell; all eyes on Moeen, Malan, uncapped Azharuddeen

IPL auctions: RCB, CSK could bid for Maxwell; all eyes on Moeen, Malan, uncapped Azharuddeen

Flamboyant Australian Glenn Maxwell is expected to be a favourite, despite his under-whelming record, along with England’s spin bowling all-rounder Moeen Ali during a condensed IPL players auction slated here on Thursday. A total of 292 players have been enlisted for the shortened auctions — 164 of them Indian and 125 overseas. There will also […]

India win Chennai Test by 317 runs, level series 1-1

India win Chennai Test by 317 runs, level series 1-1

Axar Patel and Ravichandran Ashwin predictably completed the annihilation of clueless England batsmen, emphatically bringing India back in contention for the World Test Championship final with a series-levelling 317-run victory in the second Test here on Tuesday. Debutant Patel made full use of favourable conditions to bag 5 for 60 in 21 overs while Ashwin […]

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