England spinner Dom Bess spoke to Joe Root about his treatment in India | Cricket News

England spinner Dom Bess spoke to Joe Root about his treatment in India | Cricket News

LONDON: England spinner Dom Bess says he spoke to both captain Joe Root and head coach Chris Silverwood over how he was managed during the tour of India. The 23-year-old played in the first Test which England won but, after an indifferent performance in the second innings, was omitted for the second Test with Moeen … Read more

England cricket’s leadership power lies with Morgan not Root, so he gets what he wants: Vaughan | Cricket News

LONDON: Former captain Michael Vaughan has argued that England Test skipper Joe Root should also get to pick his best players irrespective of ECB’s rotation policy, just like limited overs leader Eoin Morgan “gets what he wants”. In a column for Telegraph, Vaughan wrote England fielded a weakened team in the four Tests against India … Read more

India vs England: Had chances to get on top but we did not manage, says Joe Root | Cricket News

India vs England: Had chances to get on top but we did not manage, says Joe Root | Cricket News

AHMEDABAD: England captain Joe Root on Saturday mourned the opportunities his team squandered in the lost fourth Test, saying they let slip the advantageous position from where they could have been on top of the game. India trounced England by an innings and 25 runs when at one stage the hosts were 121 for five … Read more

It felt good to get Joe Root: Mohammed Siraj | Cricket News

AHMEDABAD: The Hyderabadi twang isn’t thick when Mohammed Siraj speaks, but it’s evident. It doesn’t take long to figure out which part of the country the bowler has spent most time grooming his cricketing skills. While the twang itself can be endearing, it sounded more pleasant when Siraj began explaining how the England top-order fell … Read more

India vs England: Pitch looks very similar to last Test, says Root | Cricket News

India vs England: Pitch looks very similar to last Test, says Root | Cricket News

AHMEDABAD: England skipper Joe Root on Wednesday said the pitch for the fourth and final Test against India looks very similar to the one on which his team was decimated in the third game but the visitors have learnt their lessons to be ready for the challenge starting Thursday. India need to either draw or … Read more

India vs England: Former cricketers advise Joe Root to play at least two specialist spinners in fourth Test | Cricket News

NEW DELHI: Most reports coming out of Ahmedabad seem to suggest that the pitch for the fourth and final Test between India and England will be another turner. Even though initial reports did suggest that a batting beauty might be expected. As the debate rages on and the speculation continues, both teams will be focused … Read more

ICC ‘Player of the Month’: Ashwin, Root, Mayers in contention among men | Cricket News

ICC 'Player of the Month': Ashwin, Root, Mayers in contention among men | Cricket News

DUBAI: Seasoned India off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin along with England captain Joe Root and West Indies‘ new batting sensation Kyle Mayers were on Tuesday nominated for the ICC ‘Player of the Month‘ for their exceptional performances in February. Ashwin played three Tests against England and scored 106 in the second innings of India’s second Test victory … Read more

India vs England: India vs England: Joe Root says England will use ‘hurt as motivation’ | Cricket News

India vs England: India vs England: Joe Root says England will use 'hurt as motivation' | Cricket News

AHMEDABAD: England will come back stronger after their crushing Test defeat to India inside two days, captain Joe Root said on Thursday while admitting that the visitors’ team selection for the third Test was wrong on a “very challenging” pitch. “We will try and make sure that we are better for it… A week like … Read more

India vs England: Have not got real clarity on balance of attack yet, says Root | Cricket News

AHMEDABAD: England skipper Joe Root on Tuesday said he is yet to have “real clarity” on what should be his bowling combination for the day-night third Test against India starting Wednesday and will wait some more before finalising it. India crushed England by 317 runs on a turner in Chennai to level the four-match series … Read more

3rd Test: Atmosphere within ‘phenomenal’ Motera Stadium will be electric, says Root | Cricket News

3rd Test: Atmosphere within 'phenomenal' Motera Stadium will be electric, says Root | Cricket News

AHMEDABAD: England skipper Joe Root is impressed with the “phenomenal” Motera Stadium — the venue for the third Test between India and England — and said the atmosphere within the stadium will be “electric” when they take the field on Wednesday. “It is a phenomenal stadium. I am sure you are going to see some … Read more