Category Archives: India

Australia versus India Test series Eye-Spy

The eagerly anticipated series between England’s two Test cricket bitches is upon us. Play along with our handy guide and award yourself a point for each of the following… Mitchell Johnson sees the first Test team sheet and turns up … Continue reading

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CMJ: England reach natural ODI level, for now

Fifth in the world again in the 50-over game: that seems about right for England, although in their own conditions India are the best, not third behind Australia and South Africa as they now officially are. Inspired by their leonine … Continue reading

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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 Ind live: New boy Bairstow sees England home; 5th ODI, Cardiff

Score: India 304-6 (Kohli 107, Dravid 69, Dhoni 50 no; Swann 3-34), England 241-4 (Cook 50, Trott 63, Bairstow 41 no, Bopara 37 no) England won by six wickets (D/L) Full scorecard India’s total humiliation is complete. A game which … Continue reading

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Eng v Ind live: Kohli and Dravid put India in charge; 5th ODI, Cardiff

Score: India 304-6 (Kohli 107, Dravid 69, Dhoni 50 no; Swann 3-34) Match scorecard If you are deprived of a 100th international century from Sachin Tendulkar what becomes the consolation prize? Judging by vociferous Indian support – and what a … Continue reading

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Eng v Ind live: Curtain down on wretched tour; 5th ODI, Cardiff

Duncan Fletcher is not known for his Churchillian speeches or rallying calls but even the India coach will be imploring his charges to give it one more effort today. Plenty of time to relax on the plane home lads, but … 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: Kieswetter keeps England on course; 3rd ODI, The Oval

Score: India 234-8 (Jadeja 78, Dhoni 69; Anderson 3-48), England 218-7 (Kieswetter 51, Bopara 40; Ashwin 3-40). England won by 3 wickets (D/L) Full scorecard England continue to lay the boot in India – it is now 7-0 in the … Continue reading

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