Tag Archives: Sachin Tendulkar

Short-changed on cricket’s future: Sunni Upal

At 3am on Sunday February 12 I was ready to watch an hour or so of Sachin Tendulkar on television, but my plans were thwarted. First of all Australia won the toss and decided to bat. And then, more importantly, … Continue reading

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Tendulkar v Ponting

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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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Entry to Test grounds: a worldwide struggle: Alan Tyers

An article on the excellent King Cricket blog this week detailed one Indian’s heroic attempts to buy a ticket, get into the ground and watch the Delhi Test match. Not as easy as you might think. But what are the … Continue reading

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Eng v Ind live: England look to next challenge, The Oval, day five, close

Strauss determined to not to let team rest on No.1 status Close: Fourth Test, day five, The Oval Match score: England 591-6 dec (Bell 235, Pietersen 175; Sreesanth 3-123) beat India  300 (Dravid 146*;Bresnan 3-54, Swann 3-102) and 283 (Tendulkar 91, … Continue reading

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Eng v Ind live: England claim clean sweep, The Oval, day five, afternoon

After wicketless morning, India collapse after lunch Tea: Fourth Test, day five, The Oval Match score: England 591-6 dec (Bell 235, Pietersen 175; Sreesanth 3-123) beat India  300 (Dravid 146*; Bresnan 3-54, Swann 3-102) and 283 (Tendulkar 91, Mishra 84; Swann … Continue reading

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Eng v Ind live: England frustrated, The Oval, day five, morning

Tendulkar dropped on 70 as India survive the morning Lunch: Fourth Test, day five, The Oval Match score: India 216-3 (Tendulkar 72*, Mishra 57*) and 300 all out (Dravid 146*; Bresnan 3-54, Swann 3-102) trail England 591-6 dec (Bell 235, … Continue reading

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Eng v Ind live: Stage set for Sachin and Swann, The Oval, day five

England chase whitewash, India need Sachin and survival Outside Vauxhall tube station the touts were in heaven. There were no snaking queues down the Harleyford Road, like the final day at Lord’s in July. All tickets for this fifth day … Continue reading

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Eng v Ind live: India undone by Swann, The Oval, day three, evening

Dravid offers lone resistance as England move closer to 4-0 clean sweep Close: Fourth Test, day three, The Oval Match score: India 103-5 (Dravid 57*, Dhoni 5*; Swann 3-27) trail England 591-6 dec (Bell 235, Pietersen 175; Sreesanth 3-123) by … 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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