Michael Vaughan: India laid bare England’s deficiencies | Cricket News

LONDON: Battle-hardened India exposed shortcomings of England in all departments with their famous win in the fourth Test, reckons former skipper Michael Vaughan. India were on the backfoot initially but conjured up a comprehensive 157-run win at the Oval on Monday to take a 2-1 lead in the five-match series. Vaughan found faults in every … Read more

India vs England 4th Test: Bumrah leads stirring bowling show as India post first Test win at the Oval in 50 years | Cricket News

This time it wasn’t the elephant which came to the Oval, as it had in 1971. Instead it was a snarling, growling wolf pack of an Indian seam-bowling unit, fearsome and imposing in its presence, unrelenting in its ferocity, savage in its bite and capable of sniffing out the last whiff of panic in the … Read more

India vs England: Learnt to shut noise by trusting the right people, says Ollie Pope | Cricket News

India vs England: Learnt to shut noise by trusting the right people, says Ollie Pope | Cricket News

LONDON: Making his Test recall count with a diligent half-century at his home ground, England middle-order batsman Ollie Pope said he has learnt to shut the “noise” by trusting the right people. The 23-year-old, who scored his maiden hundred in South Africa in January 2020, has struggled to convert his starts this year. His best … Read more

India vs England, 4th Test: It was worth the wait, says Chris Woakes | Cricket News

India vs England, 4th Test: It was worth the wait, says Chris Woakes | Cricket News

LONDON: England pacer Chris Woakes, who grabbed four wickets on his return to Test cricket, said it was worth the wait as he helped his team bowl out India for 191 on day one of the fourth Test here on Thursday. On a day their ace paceman James Anderson was not at his best, Woakes … Read more

Ravichandran Ashwin must play at The Oval: Dinesh Karthik | Cricket News

Ravichandran Ashwin must play at The Oval: Dinesh Karthik | Cricket News

LONDON: Wicket-keeper batsman Dinesh Karthik feels the time is ripe for R Ashwin to play his first match of the ongoing five-Test series between India and England. India have gone with four pacers and a specialist spinner in Ravindra Jadeja so far in the series but that could change in the fourth Test beginning here … Read more

England promotion ‘excites’ Moeen Ali | Cricket News

England promotion 'excites' Moeen Ali | Cricket News

LONDON: Moeen Ali said his appointment as England vice-captain for the fourth Test against India starting on Thursday was an example of the “beauty of sport” after he was not even in the squad at the start of the series. The off-spinning all-rounder finds himself deputy to Joe Root at the Oval with Jos Buttler … Read more

I would always have Ravindra Jadeja in my team: Moeen Ali on India not playing R Ashwin thus far | Cricket News

I would always have Ravindra Jadeja in my team: Moeen Ali on India not playing R Ashwin thus far | Cricket News

LONDON: Moeen Ali is a “little” surprised that R Ashwin is yet to feature in the ongoing Test series but if India do stick to the one specialist spinner strategy, the England offie’s pick will be the “amazing” Ravindra Jadeja. Jadeja has been preferred over Ashwin so far due to his batting but that could … Read more

Hosts name Moeen Ali as vice-captain- The New Indian Express

Hosts name Moeen Ali as vice-captain- The New Indian Express

By ANI LONDON: The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) on Wednesday confirmed that all-rounder Moeen Ali will be the vice-captain for the upcoming fourth Test against India, beginning Thursday at the Oval. “Moeen Ali has been named as our vice-captain for the fourth Test against India. Congrats, Mo,” tweeted England Cricket. Joe Root has … Read more

India vs England 2nd Test: On field tension during our second innings helped our bowlers, says Virat Kohli | Cricket News

India vs England 2nd Test: On field tension during our second innings helped our bowlers, says Virat Kohli | Cricket News

LONDON: India captain Virat Kohli said that the verbal altercation between England players and the two Indian tail-enders Mohammed Shami and Jasprit Bumrah spurred them to go flat out at the home team in 60 available overs. SCORECARDAnd Indians eventually got the job done in 51.5 overs with pacers producing a high quality show to … Read more