India’s men and women cricket teams may travel together to England | Cricket News

NEW DELHI: In what could possibly be the first instance of its kind, the Indian men and women’s cricket teams are likely to travel together to England on a charter flight on June 2 for their respective series. The two teams are likely to assemble in Mumbai on May 19 for a two-week quarantine, although … Read more

England great Stuart Broad warns against ‘cheap’ Test caps | Cricket News

Among the England bowlers, Stuart Broad’s tally of 517 Test wickets is second only to that of James Anderson (Reuters Photo) LONDON: Stuart Broad has warned against Test caps being given out “free and cheap” as a result of England‘s controversial rest and rotation policy. The veteran seamer also said on Monday he was looking … Read more

ICC: India’s Tests against England, Australia were not fixed | Cricket News

ICC: India's Tests against England, Australia were not fixed | Cricket News

India recorded an innings and 75 runs victory over England in Chennai Test in 2016. (TOI Photo) DUBAI: The ICC on Monday dismissed claims made by news channel Al Jazeera that India’s Test matches against England (2016) and Australia (2017) were fixed, saying the passages of play identified as fixed were entirely predictable, and therefore … Read more

We’re not going to treat matches against England as warm-ups for WTC final: Neil Wagner | Cricket News

Neil Wagner. (Photo by Kai Schwoerer/Getty Images) AUCKLAND: New Zealand fast bowler Neil Wagner on Monday said his team is not going to treat the upcoming two-match series against England as warm-ups for the World Test Championship (WTC) final versus India. India and New Zealand will lock horns for the inaugural WTC title, at Southampton’s … Read more

Why is Bhuvneshwar Kumar not in India squad for England tour? | Cricket News

Seamer’s preference for ODIs & T20s, not injury, is the reason behind absence, say sourcesMUMBAI: A fit and in-form Bhuvneshwar Kumar would have been Team India’s greatest asset on the tour of England. In ideal circumstances, nobody among the current lot of Indian pacers is capable of getting handed a ticket to the United Kingdom … Read more

After much drama, selectors pick Shafali, Shikha for Test & ODIs in England | Cricket News

NEW DELHI: A day after the Indian cricket board (BCCI) brought back Ramesh Powar as the India women’s team coach under controversial circumstances, the focus on Friday shifted to the selection panel led by Neetu David. It has emerged that there are several issues of friction between the senior players, selectors and former coaches, leading … Read more

Avesh Khan: Keen to learn a lot on tour of England, if given a chance I will be ready, says Avesh Khan | Cricket News

Avesh Khan: Keen to learn a lot on tour of England, if given a chance I will be ready, says Avesh Khan | Cricket News

NEW DELHI: Since 1932, India have toured England 18 times for Test series and have emerged as series winners only thrice. They won in 1971 (under Ajit Wadekar’s captaincy), in 1986 (under Kapil Dev’s captaincy), and in 2007 (under Rahul Dravid’s captaincy). After 2007, India toured England three times, but couldn’t clinch the series (2011, … Read more

India’s tour of England: Lack of long format cricket reason behind Bhuvneshwar’s exclusion | Cricket News

India's tour of England: Lack of long format cricket reason behind Bhuvneshwar's exclusion | Cricket News

NEW DELHI: Bhuvneshwar Kumar‘s exclusion from the Test squad to England may have been surprising but lack of competitive multi-day cricket in recent times is being considered the reason behind Uttar Pradesh seamer not being flown to a country which offers help to his style of bowling. India had named a 20-member Test squad last … Read more

IPL 2021 news: England players unlikely to feature in rescheduled IPL: Ashley Giles | Cricket News

IPL 2021 news: England players unlikely to feature in rescheduled IPL: Ashley Giles | Cricket News

England’s centrally contracted players are likely to miss the remainder of the COVID-19-hit Indian Premier League season if the Twenty20 tournament clashes with the international schedule, managing director Ashley Giles said on Monday. The IPL was suspended indefinitely last week after several personnel tested positive for COVID-19. India reported 366,161 new COVID-19 infections on Monday, … Read more

England won’t ‘force’ quarantining IPL stars back for New Zealand series | Cricket News

Ashley Giles (Getty Images) LONDON: Team director Ashley Giles says England have no plans to “rush” their Indian Premier League stars back for next month’s Test series against New Zealand and could introduce new faces to cope with a packed schedule. The suspension of the IPL because of the devastating coronavirus outbreak in India has … Read more