India vs England: Virat Kohli has highest number of Test wins in SENA countries as Asian captain | Cricket News

LONDON: With the win in the Oval Test against England on Monday, India skipper Virat Kohli has become the Asian captain with the most number of wins (6) in SENA countries. SENA comprises South Africa, England, New Zealand and Australia. Over the course of his captaincy career, Kohli has recorded three Test wins in the … Read more

India vs England, 4th Test: Shardul Thakur should have been part of Man of the Match as well, feels Rohit Sharma | Cricket News

LONDON: Opening batsman Rohit Sharma feels that Shardul Thakur should also have been named as Man of the Match alongside him for the performances the all-rounder gave during the Oval Test against England. The Virat Kohli-led side stormed to an emphatic 157-run win over England to take a 2-1 lead in the ongoing five-match series. … Read more

India vs England: Shardul Thakur’s contribution is massive, reckons Jasprit Bumrah | Cricket News

LONDON: India pacer Jasprit Bumrah on Monday praised bowling all-rounder Shardul Thakur‘s “massive contribution” in the fourth Test against England, which India won by 157 runs. “It (Shardul’s contribution) is massive. He (Shardul) played two crucial knocks that really helped us to gain momentum, even in the first innings he changed the momentum and the … Read more

Misbah-ul-Haq, Waqar Younis resign as Pakistan’s head coach and bowling coach ahead of T20 World Cup | Cricket News

Misbah-ul-Haq, Waqar Younis resign as Pakistan's head coach and bowling coach ahead of T20 World Cup | Cricket News

KARACHI: In a shocking decision, Pakistan head coach Misbah-ul-Haq and bowling coach Waqar Younis have stepped down from their respective roles one month before the T20 World Cup. The Pakistan Cricket Board on Monday announced that Misbah and Waqar have resigned and that former Pakistan Test players, Saqlain Mushtaq and Abdul Razzaq would be interim … Read more

Jasprit Bumrah nominated for ICC monthly award after exploits against England | Cricket News

Jasprit Bumrah nominated for ICC monthly award after exploits against England | Cricket News

DUBAI: India pace spearhead Jasprit Bumrah was on Monday nominated for the ICC ‘Player of the Month’ award for August following his brilliant performances with both the bat and ball in the ongoing Test series against England. Besides Bumrah, the others in the men’s category included England Test skipper Joe Root and Pakistan pacer Shaheen … Read more

Ravi Shastri found Covid-positive in RT-PCR test as well, to isolate for 10 days, says BCCI source | Cricket News

Ravi Shastri found Covid-positive in RT-PCR test as well, to isolate for 10 days, says BCCI source | Cricket News

LONDON: India head coach Ravi Shastri has tested positive for COVID-19 along with two members of the support staff in the confirmatory RT-PCR tests, ruling them out of the team’s fifth and final Test against England in Manchester this week. The 59-year-old Shastri returned positive in a lateral flow test (Rapid Antigen Test) on Sunday … Read more

India vs England: Ravi Shastri found Covid-positive in RT-PCR test as well, to isolate for 10 days, says BCCI source | Cricket News

India vs England: Ravi Shastri found Covid-positive in RT-PCR test as well, to isolate for 10 days, says BCCI source | Cricket News

LONDON: India head coach Ravi Shastri has tested positive for Covid-19 in the confirmatory RT-PCR test as well and will remain in isolation for at least the next 10 days, ruling him out of the team’s fifth and final Test against England in Manchester this week. The 59-year-old Shastri returned positive in a lateral flow … Read more

Fakhar Zaman, Sarfaraz Ahmed left out of Pakistan’s 15-member squad for T20 World Cup | Cricket News

Fakhar Zaman, Sarfaraz Ahmed left out of Pakistan's 15-member squad for T20 World Cup | Cricket News

KARACHI: Middle-order batsmen Asif Ali and Khushdil Shah were picked despite not having “impressive numbers” in Pakistan’s 15-strong squad for next month’s T20 World Cup even as the experienced duo of Fakhar Zaman and wicket-keeper Sarfaraz Ahmed were left out. The Babar Azam-led squad will also play in upcoming T20Is against New Zealand and England … Read more

India vs England: Batting coach Vikram Rathour says Ajinkya Rahane’s form not a ‘concern’ | Cricket News

India vs England: Batting coach Vikram Rathour says Ajinkya Rahane's form not a 'concern' | Cricket News

LONDON: India batting coach Vikram Rathour has backed struggling Ajinkya Rahane to come good in the next match, saying time has not come yet to worry about his form and he is just going through a tough phase. The Indian middle order, especially vice-captain Rahane, hasn’t been firing, but Rathour said there is no reason … Read more

India vs England: KL Rahul fined for showing dissent at umpire’s decision | Cricket News

India vs England: KL Rahul fined for showing dissent at umpire's decision | Cricket News

DUBAI: India opener KL Rahul was on Sunday fined 15 per cent of his match fee for showing dissent at the umpire’s decision when he was adjudged caught behind following a DRS review on the third day of the fourth Test against England in London. The incident occurred in the 34th over of India’s second … Read more