Stop worrying about team selection and other nonsense: AB de Villiers to fans after India’s Oval win | Cricket News

DUBAI: Former South Africa captain AB de Villiers has urged spectators to forget about “team selection and other nonsense” and appreciate the game in its purest form after premier India spinner Ravichandran Ashwin was controversially excluded for the fourth consecutive Test against England. As India continued to persist with the four seamers and a specialist … Read more

Jasprit Bumrah breaks Kapil Dev’s record, becomes fastest Indian pacer to pick 100 Test wickets | Cricket News

Jasprit Bumrah breaks Kapil Dev's record, becomes fastest Indian pacer to pick 100 Test wickets | Cricket News

LONDON: Jasprit Bumrah on Monday became the fastest Indian pacer to reach 100 wickets in the longest format of the game. Bumrah achieved the feat in the fourth Test against England when he removed Ollie Pope for 2 in the second session of the final day. With Pope’s wicket, Bumrah broke former Indian skipper Kapil … Read more

Unwise team selection makes it an uphill climb for India- The New Indian Express

Unwise team selection makes it an uphill climb for India- The New Indian Express

By IANS LONDON: The absence of Ravichandran Ashwin was acutely felt by India on the second day of the fourth Test against England here on Friday. From 62 for five, England batsmen Ollie Pope and Jonny Bairstow established dominance over a flagging Indian pace attack. The challenge the Indian off-spinner was likely to have posed … Read more

4th Test: Banned from Headingley, Jarvo 69 invades pitch at Oval | Cricket News

4th Test: Banned from Headingley, Jarvo 69 invades pitch at Oval | Cricket News

LONDON: Daniel Jarvis also known as Jarvo 69 invaded the pitch again on the second day of the ongoing fourth Test between India and England here at the Kennington Oval on Friday. The incident took place during the 34th over of the England innings which was being bowled by Umesh Yadav and the match had … Read more

Serial intruder ‘Jarvo 69’ arrested after making mockery of ECB security again | Cricket News

Serial intruder 'Jarvo 69' arrested after making mockery of ECB security again | Cricket News

LONDON: YouTuber Daniel Jarvis, who has gained notoriety for breaching security at will during the ongoing India versus England series, was on Friday arrested by the South London Police after he entered the Oval arena during the pre-lunch session on the second day of the fourth Test. Jarvis, who goes by the name ‘Jarvo69’, has … Read more

India vs England, 4th Test: Ashwin’s ouster continues to baffle | Cricket News

India vs England, 4th Test: Ashwin's ouster continues to baffle | Cricket News

Greenish Oval pitch might have influenced decisionOne of the jokes going around on social media after the toss on Thursday was that Ravichandran Ashwin is such a great bowler, even Virat Kohli couldn’t ‘pick’ him! With so much focus on Ashwin in the lead-up to this game, his non-selection continued to baffle everyone except captain … Read more

Lack of runs from middle-order, seamer-friendly conditions continue to force R Ashwin- The New Indian Express

Lack of runs from middle-order, seamer-friendly conditions continue to force R Ashwin- The New Indian Express

Express News Service It is quite perplexing that of all the Tests that Ravichandran Ashwin hasn’t featured so far on this tour against England, the uproar reached a crescendo at The Oval on Thursday. Part of it has to do with the history of the venue. Of all the venues in England, The Oval is … Read more

Ashwin overlooked again; mystery continues over exclusion despite Kohli explainer | Cricket News

Ashwin overlooked again; mystery continues over exclusion despite Kohli explainer | Cricket News

NEW DELHI: A couple of days back, Ravichandran Ashwin posted pictures on social media in which he was seen doing shadow batting. In one, he was playing the cover drive and in the other, he could be seen practising leaving the deliveries. Nothing was out of place, only that he was practising left-handed and the … Read more

Ravichandran Ashwin overlooked again; mystery continues over exclusion despite Virat Kohli explainer- The New Indian Express

Ravichandran Ashwin overlooked again; mystery continues over exclusion despite Virat Kohli explainer- The New Indian Express

By PTI NEW DELHI: A couple of days back, Ravichandran Ashwin posted pictures on social media in which he was seen doing shadow batting. In one, he was playing the cover drive and in the other, he could be seen practising leaving the deliveries. Nothing was out of place only that he was practising left-handed … Read more

Michael Vaughan: Madness, non-selection of Ashwin has to be greatest non-selection in UK, says Vaughan | Cricket News

Michael Vaughan: Madness, non-selection of Ashwin has to be greatest non-selection in UK, says Vaughan | Cricket News

LONDON: Former England skipper Michael Vaughan on Thursday termed the non-selection of off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin in the Indian lineup as “madness”. “The non selection of @ashwinravi99 has to be greatest NON selection we have ever witnessed across 4 Tests in the UK !!! 413 Test wickets & 5 Test 100s !!!! #ENGvIND Madness,” tweeted Vaughan. … Read more