Author Archives: Edward Craig

Tiger Pataudi on captaincy: the impossible job

Tiger Pataudi, India’s great captain who died yesterday, set his country on the path to becoming the cricketing superpower. Back in 2006, Edward Craig heard how he coped with the intensity of captaining the country and how the role has … Continue reading

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Eng v India live: 4th ODI, Lord’s. Tied match, England win the series

Match tied under Duckworth/Lewis and England win the series. India 280-5 in 50 ov (S Raina 84, MS Dhoni 78*); Eng 270-8 (RS Bopara 96, IR Bell 54; RP Singh 3-59). Match tied via Duckworth/Lewis. England win series 2-0 with … Continue reading

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Eng v India live: 4th ODI Lord’s. Dhoni fires Indian charge

Dhoni and Raina inspire big score. India 280-5 in 50 ov (S Raina 84, MS Dhoni 78*). Full scorecard. The series – the tour in fact – came alive for a brief passage towards the end of India’s innings. The … Continue reading

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Eng v Ind live: Trott, Finn in. England bowl; 4th ODI, Lord’s

Jonathan Trott retains his place in the one-day side ahead of Samit Patel. The wicket looks green, England are bowling first after winning the toss and the sun is shining. So that’s the basics – but there is an end-of-season … Continue reading

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Eng v Ind live: third Test, Edgbaston, day four, close

“Stand up if you’re No.1, stand up if you’re No.1″ Close: Third Test, day four, Edgbaston Match score: India 244 (MS Dhoni 74*; JM Anderson 4-85) and 224 (MS Dhoni 77; SCJ Broad 4-53, TT Bresnan 4-62); England 710-7 dec … Continue reading

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Eng v Ind live: third Test, Edgbaston, day four, lunch

Anderson swings in some final nails Lunch: Third Test, day four, Edgbaston Match score: India 116-6 (MS Dhoni 9*, A Mishra 16*; JM Anderson 4-35) and 224 (MS Dhoni 77; SCJ Broad 4-53, TT Bresnan 4-62); England 710-7 dec (AN … Continue reading

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Eng v Ind live: third Test, Edgbaston, third day, close

Sehwag falls first ball, Cook falls 545th Close: Third Test, day three, Edgbaston Match score: India 35-1 (G Gambhir 14*, R Dravid 18*) and 224 (MS Dhoni 77; SCJ Broad 4-53, TT Bresnan 4-62); England 710-7 dec (AN Cook 294, … Continue reading

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Eng v Ind live: third Test, Edgbaston, day three, tea

Morgan ton, Cook still there, at last some wickets Tea: Third Test, day three, Edgbaston Match score: India 224 (MS Dhoni 77; SCJ Broad 4-53, TT Bresnan 4-62); England 646-6 (AN Cook 266*, TT Bresnan 19*, EO Morgan 104, AJ … Continue reading

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Eng v Ind live: third Test, Edgbaston, day three, morning

Cook’s double – and he’s not done Lunch: Third Test, day three, Edgbaston Match score: India 224 (MS Dhoni 77; SCJ Broad 4-53, TT Bresnan 4-62); England 503-3 (AN Cook 206*, EO Morgan 66*, AJ Strauss 87, KP Pietersen 63) … Continue reading

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Eng v Ind live: third Test, Edgbaston, day two, close

Cook continues to make a big daddy; India buried Close: Third Test, day two, Edgbaston Match score: India 224 (MS Dhoni 77; SCJ Broad 4-53, TT Bresnan 4-62); England 456-3 (AN Cook 182*, EO Morgan 44*, AJ Strauss 87, KP … Continue reading

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