KL Rahul dazzles with ton, Rohit Sharma sizzles as visitors score 276- The New Indian Express

KL Rahul dazzles with ton, Rohit Sharma sizzles as visitors score 276- The New Indian Express

By PTI LONDON: The enormously talented KL Rahul scored one of the most technically accomplished hundreds after the gifted Rohit Sharma oozed elegance, putting India in a comfortable 276 for 3 against England on the opening day of the second Test here on Thursday. Virat Kohli would certainly thank his stars as it turned out … Read more

India send strong message to Root and Co in series opener, but worries still persist- The New Indian Express

India send strong message to Root and Co in series opener, but worries still persist- The New Indian Express

Online Desk Despite being humbled by the Kiwis in the WTC final, India were installed as favourites by many experts for the five-Test series against England, considering the latter’s poor form in 2021 (including a 0-1 loss against Williamson’s men for the first time at home), their controversial rotation policy and inexperienced batting. On top … Read more

Three things we learned from the first Test between England and India- The New Indian Express

Three things we learned from the first Test between England and India- The New Indian Express

Below are three aspects of an intriguing clash that could have a bearing when the teams meet again for the second Test of this five-match series at Lord’s on Thursday. Rahul justifies recall India’s KL Rahul only found himself playing in Nottingham after opener Mayank Agarwal was ruled out with suspected concussion having been hit … Read more

Virat Kohli says first Test’s team ’emplate’ for remainder of series- The New Indian Express

Virat Kohli says first Test's team 'emplate' for remainder of series- The New Indian Express

By PTI NOTTINGHAM: This team will be “our template” going ahead, Indian captain Virat Kohli said after the rain-marred opener against England ended in a draw on Sunday, meaning they will stick to the 4-1 pace-spin combination in the remainder of five-Test series. So it will be a toss-up between Ravindra Jadeja and Ravichandran Ashwin … Read more

Rain takes away from India a shot at victory in series-opener against England, match ends in draw- The New Indian Express

Rain takes away from India a shot at victory in series-opener against England, match ends in draw- The New Indian Express

By PTI NOTTINGHAM: Persistent rain proved to be anti-climactic as India, who had a realistic shot at victory in the series-opener, were forced to share points with England after entire fifth day’s play was washed out, here on Sunday. India needed to score 157 runs on the final day but the rain did not allow … Read more

James Anderson surpasses Kumble’s tally of 619 Test wickets- The New Indian Express

James Anderson surpasses Kumble's tally of 619 Test wickets- The New Indian Express

By PTI NOTTINGHAM: Veteran England pacer James Anderson on Friday surpassed Indian spin legend Anil Kumble’s tally of 619 Test wickets. Anderson, a right-arm fast bowler, achieved the feat during the third day of the first Test against India here when he removed a well-set KL Rahul on 84, caught by wicket-keeper Jos Buttler. Only … Read more

Rahul soldiers on as India overtake England to reach 191 for 5 at lunch- The New Indian Express

Rahul soldiers on as India overtake England to reach 191 for 5 at lunch- The New Indian Express

By PTI NOTTINGHAM: KL Rahul continued to defy the England bowlers with dogged determination as India overtook the home team’s first innings score in the first Test, despite losing Rishabh Pant’s wicket during another rain-hit opening session. The visitors were 191 for five at lunch on the third day. Rahul was batting on 77 off … Read more

Rain stops play as visitors reach 132/4 on day 3- The New Indian Express

Rain stops play as visitors reach 132/4 on day 3- The New Indian Express

By PTI NOTTINGHAM: A steady drizzle once again stopped proceedings on the third day of the opening Test match between India and England with the visitors reaching 132 for 4, adding seven runs to their overnight score, here on Friday. Rishabh Pant (13 batting) was in company of KL Rahul (58 batting) with only 11 … Read more

Indian opener Rohit Sharma- The New Indian Express

Indian opener Rohit Sharma- The New Indian Express

By PTI NOTTINGHAM: India opener Rohit Sharma has revealed that he has made some technical changes in his batting, like staying steady at the crease and playing the ball closer to his body, in his bid to be successful in the challenging English conditions here. “Yes, you got to change fair bit and something that … Read more

Emotions came out as I got their best player out, says James Anderson- The New Indian Express

Emotions came out as I got their best player out, says James Anderson- The New Indian Express

By ANI NOTTINGHAM: The James Anderson-Virat Kohli contest is one every cricket fan looks forward to when England and India clash. And it was no different on Thursday as the India skipper walked into bat on the second day of the opening Test. It was Anderson who stole the show as he dismissed Kohli for … Read more