lauds England comeback in one-day series
February 4: India cricket captain Sourav Ganguly had some gracious
praise for England for staging a remarkable fightback to end their
six-match series of one-day internationals all square at three apiece.
is not too late to improve my batting'
February 1: He is a
wizard with the ball but give him the willow and he may not be that
to stick to same opening pair
February 1: Encouraged
by the rollicking start the pair had given in their last two outings,
coach John Wright today said India would stick to the opening pair of
Sachin Tendulkar and Virender Sehwag for the sixth and final one-day
international against England on Sunday. ...........MORE
beat India by 2 runs in fifth ODI
New Delhi, January 31: South
Africa's veteran fast bowler Allan Donald is primed to produce a special
performance in Friday's vital tri-nations series one-day cricket match
against New Zealand here, Proteas' captain Shaun Pollock predicted
match-winner surprised by success
Delhi, January 31: England left-arm spinner Ashley Giles conceded on
Thursday he had not been expecting a second spell which eventually helped
his team win the fifth one-day international against India here. ...........MORE
Virender Sehwag won Indian cricketís latest ego battle by some distance
as he outshone Sachin Tendulkar in the fourth one-day International at
Kanpur on Monday. And India made sure they could not lose the six-match
series by taking a 3-1 lead.
to replace Sehwag as opener in fifth one-dayer
Delhi, January 30: Hard-hitting Indian batsman Virender Sehwag will
not find a place at the top of the order in the fifth one-day
international against England here on Thursday despite his impressive
performance in the previous game.
was out first ball, says Hussain
India, January 28: England cricket captain Nasser Hussain said on
Monday he was convinced Indian batting superstar Sachin Tendulkar was out
first ball in the fourth one-day international here.
to join English team on Jan 29
January 28: England
all rounder Craig White, who was in the original squad for the six-match
one-day international series against India but stayed back due to a knee
problem, will join the team on Tuesday.
Knight regains form with impressive 74 in one-dayer
India, January 28: England opener Nick Knight returned to form with a
rapidfire 74 in the fourth one-day international against India at the
Green Park here on Monday.
hopeful of regaining form in fourth one-dayer
India, January 27: A fit-again India captain Sourav Ganguly hopes to
return to his big-scoring ways in the fourth one-day international against
England here on Monday. ...........MORE
Tendulkar, who top scored with 68, and Virender Sehwag (51) gave a start
that made chasing England's 217 look like a child's play but the visitors
struck back with vengeance to fight their way back into the game. The
Indians finally managed to reach 221 for six to overhaul the England total
in 46.4 overs and take a 2-1 lead in the six-match series.
beat England by 4 wickets
January 25: India
beat England with clenched teeth, raising fears of yet another collapse,
before holding their nerves to snatch a four-wicket victory in the third
One-day International against England in Chennai today.
to miss third one-dayer
January 24: Indian
skipper Sourav Ganguly has been ruled out for Friday's crunch one-day game
against England after he aggravated a hamstring injury today and leg
spinner Anil Kumble was most likely to lead the Indian side in his
looks for an emotional win at birthplace
India, January 24: Nasser Hussain returns to his birthplace on Friday
to lead England in the third one-day international against India and is
hoping for a win to mark the special occasion. ...........MORE
holiday in Chennai challenged
January 23: A petition
was filed in the Madras High Court on Tuesday seeking to set aside a Tamil
Nadu government order declaring January 25 as a government holiday in
Chennai and two other districts in view of the England-India one day
win second ODI against India by 16 runs
India, January 22: England overcame early fielding lapses to post an
exciting 16-run victory over India in the second one-day international
here on Tuesday.
praises fielding for win over India
India, January 22: England skipper Nasser Hussain lauded his fielders
for pulling off a 16-run victory over India in the second one-day
international here on Tuesday.
Collingwood hit half-centuries in second one-dayer
India, January 22: England middle-order batsmen Michael Vaughan and
Paul Collingwood slammed impressive half-centuries in the second one-day
international against India here on Tuesday.
determined to comeback into the series
Indian skipper Sourav Ganguly on Tuesday said he was disappointed that his
team could not successfully chase a total of 250 but vowed to bounce back
in the six-match limited overs series against England.
India, January 21: Former England cricket great Ian Botham on Monday
urged Nasser Hussain's tourists to use their anger over the umpiring as a
weapon in the ongoing one-day series against India.
takes fine in his stride
Indian captain Sourav Ganguly on Monday found nothing wrong with the
match-referee's decision to fine his team for slow over rate in the
Kolkata one-dayer against England on Saturday while blaming dew for the
media back England on umpiring row
Delhi, January 20: The Indian media sympathised with England's
cricketers Sunday, saying Marcus Trescothick's controversial dismissal
affected the tourists' chances in the opening day-night match.
England coach Duncan Fletcher on Sunday confirmed that his team had lodged
an official complaint with match referee Dennis Lindsay following the
controversial dismissal of Marcus Trescothick in the first one-day
international game against India in Kolkata last evening.
Fletcher confirms official complaint lodged
media comes down heavily on umpiring decisions
The British media today came down heavily on Indian umpire S K Sharma for
the "poor" and "ridiculous" decision against Marcus
Trescothick which arguably denied a thrilling victory to the visitors in
the first of the six-match one-day international series.
win despite classic 121 by Marcus Trescothick
India, January 19: Marcus
Trescothick smashed the fastest ever one-day century for England, but
failed to stop India from posting a 22-run victory in the opening match
here on Saturday. ...........MORE
will put the Indians under pressure: Hussain
January 18: England cricket captain Nasser Hussain today lavishly
praised the Indian team, saying bulk of their players were among the most
talented in the world and asserted that the visitors would put pressure on
the Indians to outplay them.
confident of returning to form
January 18: Brushing aside question marks over worthiness of his place
in the team, Indian captain Sourav Ganguly today said he felt refreshed
after a short break from cricket and was confident of coming good with the
bat in the one-day series against England starting tomorrow.
keen to remove tag of chokers
January 18: Branded as
chokers for invariably failing to deliver the goods in crunch games,
Indian captain Sourav Ganguly and his men's ability to handle pressure in
tight situations will be put to test during the six-match limited overs
series against England beginning at the Eden Gardens here tomorrow.
to help young England quicks
January 17: Former
Australia fast bowler Dennis Lillee will coach two of England's most
promising pacemen it was announced Thursday.
under-prepared for the series : Fletcher
January 17: England
coach Duncan Fletcher today said that his team was under-prepared for the
six-match limited overs series against India but was confident that his
boys would put up a good fight.
series for Ganguly?
Delhi, January 16: A poor run with the bat has put Sourav Ganguly
under tremendous pressure as the Indian skipper takes on England in the
six one-dayers, but experts caution it would be premature to write him off
win lone practice match ahead of India one-day series
January 17: Nasser
Hussain's English tourists warmed up for the six-match one-day series
against India with an easy victory in their lone practice match here on
tough, but we can win': Knight
January 16: Buoyed by
his spectacular showing in Zimbabwe last October, England's dashing one
day opening batsman Nick Night has exuded confidence that his team could
win the coming series against India, though he admitted that the outing
to sponsor India-England one-dayers
January 16: LG
Electronics India has clinched the sponsorship deal for the forthcoming
India-England cricket one day international series, to be titled 'LG Cup
"Negative" Giles aims to bowl more dot balls
India, January 16: England left-arm spinner Ashley Giles said
Wednesday he was not worried by criticism over his negative bowling
tactics against India in last month's Test series.
players tune up at the Eden
January 15: After complaining for days about the poor practice
facilities at the Calcutta Cricket and Football Club grounds, the England
team today had their first work-out in the historic Eden Gardens amidst
stringent security ahead of their January 19 inaugural day-night limited
over tie against India.
Vaughan wants to establish himself as one-day player
January 15: Categorized as a test player for the last couple of years,
England's top order batsman Michael Vaughan is determined to shrug off
that image and establish himself as a regular member of the team for the
shorter version of the game.
batsmen practice reverse sweep to tackle Indian spinners
January 14: In their bid to tackle the famed Indian slow blowers
effectively in Saturday's inaugural one dayer, front-ranking England
batsmen spent considerable time fine tuning reverse sweeps at their first
morning net session today.
name three spinners and a wicket keeper
Delhi, January 14: India on Monday picked three spinners and a new
wicket-keeper for the first half of the six-match limited-overs series
against England starting later this week.
Not bothered about bowling to Tendulkar : Caddick
January 14: England's pace spearhead Andrew Caddick today said that he
was not bothered about maestro Sachin Tendulkar's reputation and felt that
not having bowled to Indian batsmen before could be an advantage for him.
not to take up practice issue with ICC
January 14: The England team management continued to grumble over the
poor practice facilities at the Calcutta Cricket and Football Club ground
but ruled out the possibility of taking up the matter with the
International Cricket Council.
Gardens bustles with activities
January 14: The Eden Gardens, venue of the first one-day international
match between India and England on January 19, bustled with activities as
hordes of workers busied themselves in jobs ranging from painting the
galleries to putting electronic trivia in place.
Flintoff - fan of Indian curry, rugby, Sachin and Sourav
January 14: He is a great fan of Indian curry, loves his pet 'Boxers'
and unwinds by watching rugby and soccer when not playing cricket. ...........MORE
Hussain critical of net-practice facility in Kolkata
January 13: The English team is known to carry the tag of whingeing
boys, cribbing about things before they start on a tour. And its skipper
Nasser Hussain did not try to get rid of that reputation when he
criticised the lack of net-practice facilities at Kolkata. ...........MORE
cricket coach criticises practice facilities
India, January 13: England cricket coach Duncan Fletcher on Sunday
lashed out at the practice facilities here ahead of the upcoming one-day
series against India. ...........MORE
clock to be installed at the Eden
January 13: When Indian captain Sourav Ganguly and his England
counterpart Nasser Hussain walk upto the middle for the toss in the first
match of the limited overs series at the Eden Gardens, they can hardly
miss the new addition at the historic ground -- a giant clock. ...........MORE
team continue nets at CCFC ground
January 13: Despite the English team management's repeated complaints
about poor practice facilities ahead of the January 19 inaugural tie of
the one-day series against India, the visiting players today seemed
relaxed and jovial as they had their second day's work-out here. ...........MORE
arrive in India for one-day series
January 11: England's 15-member cricket squad arrived here on Friday
amid tight security for a six-match one-day series against India starting
next week. ...........MORE
welcomes back strike bowlers
January 10: England captain Nasser Hussain said Thursday that fast
bowlers Darren Gough and Andrew Caddick are "proven performers"
who will have no difficulty slotting back into his one-day squad for the
forthcoming series in India and New Zealand. ...........MORE
England leave for Indian tour tomorrow
January 10: Buoyed by their pre-Christmas Test form, England return to
India tomorrow for the six-match one-day international series on a
confident note but well aware that the shortened version of the game is a
different ball game altogether.
want sporting wicket at Kolkata: Ganguly
January 8: Indian skipper Saurav Ganguly has sought a sporting track
for the first one-dayer against England to be held at the Eden Gardens on
don't think we are under pressure, says VVS Laxman
Skipper Sourav Ganguly has sought a sporting track for the first one-dayer
against England to be held at the Eden Gardens on January 19............MORE
Sourav immerses himself in practice
January 7: Dogged by a long run of poor scores in international
outings, Indian skipper Sourav Ganguly has immersed himelf in practice
here ahead of the one day series against England beginning next week.
ready for packed crowds and Tendulkar: Hussain
January 6: Warning his young side that the one-day series against
India, starting on January 19, would be vastly different from the
three-Test series, which England lost 0-1, skipper Nasser Hussain has
asked the team to be ready to play in front of packed crowds and contain
batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar. ...........MORE
out of India one day tour
January 3: Yorkshire all-rounder Craig White will miss England's
forthcoming one-day series in India in order to have keyhole surgery on
his left knee...........MORE
tour not under threat: ECB
The one-day series between India and England next month is not under
threat following reports of a massive military build-up along India's
border with Pakistan but the players have been given an option to pull out
if they so desire.
to stage additional one-dayer
December 28: The
Barabati Stadium in Cuttack will stage the additional one-day
International match in the limited overs series against England as per an
agreement between the Indian and England cricket boards.
to foot Dravid's medical expenses
December 28: The Indian
cricket board will bear all the medical expenses of vice captain Rahul
Dravid when he goes to South Africa for the treatment of his injured
pulls out off one-day series
December 27: Star
batsman Rahul Dravid has opted out of the forthcoming one-day series
against England to undergo treatment for a shoulder injury, he is believed
to have been carrying for quite sometime.
win series 1-0 after 3rd Test ends in a draw
December 23: The third
and final Test between India and England ended in a draw at the
Chinnaswamy Stadium here on Sunday, with the final day's play being called
off without a ball being bowled, thanks to overnight rain and more
drizzles in the morning.
218/7 despite Sachin-Sehwag heroics
December 21: Forty-seven
overs were lost on Friday as India limped to 218 for seven, still 118 runs
behind Englandís first innings total of 336. ..........MORE
leads Indian fightback
December 20: When it
finally happened, the reaction, instead of joy, was one of relief. Anil
Kumble won an leg before verdict against last man Matthew Hoggard in his
30th over of the innings. ..........MORE
dismissal rocks England
December 19: Michael
Vaughan was out in bizarre fashion, given out handled the ball, to trigger
an England slump late on the opening day of the third and final Test
against India on Wednesday. ..........MORE
cricketers relax with golf and steam bath
India, December 17: The touring England cricket team prepared for the
final Test against India here by playing golf and relaxing in a steam bath
Hussain suffers stomach bug
December 17: England cricket captain Nasser Hussain has been hit with
a stomach bug but the signs are he should be fit for the third and final
Test match against India, which starts on Wednesday, the Press Association
arrive amid tight security
December 16: The Indian and English Cricket teams arrived here today
amid heightened security, for the third and final test starting at the M
Chinnaswamy Stadium in this garden city on Wednesday. ..........MORE
second Test match against England ends in a draw
India ended the final day of the second Test at 198 for three at close
achieving a dreary draw and clinging on to a 1-0 series lead. Rahul Dravid
and Indian skipper Sourav Ganguly were unbeatebn at the crease on 26 and
16, respectively. ..........MORE
in command despite losing Trescothick
India, December 14: Mark Butcher and Nasser Hussain steadied England
with a 76-run second wicket stand on the penultimate day of the second
cricket Test against India here on Friday. ..........MORE
flays England attack with 27th Test century
India, December 13: Sachin Tendulkar slammed a masterful 103 to help
India avoid a follow-on on the third day of the second cricket Test
against England here on Thursday. ..........MORE
maiden Test ton puts England well ahead
December 12: Dropped
catches proved India's undoing as England held all the aces by first
piling up 407 and then accounting for two Indian wickets on day two of the
second Test at Ahmedabad. ..........MORE
makes deep inroads
December 11: Indian wrist-spinner Anil Kumble grabbed three quick
wickets to restore balance in the second cricket Test against England here
on Tuesday. ..........MORE
to get no respite from Indian spin
India, December 9: England gear up for another dose of spin hoping to
put up a better batting performance in the second cricket Test against
India starting here on Tuesday.............MORE
believes his team can turn the tide
December 9: After a
humiliating 10-wicket loss in the first Test, England captain Nasser
Hussain was hoping his team would put up a better fight in the second Test
starting here on Tuesday though conditions once again looked in favour of
the home team..............MORE
India beat England by 10 wickets in the first
Test at Mohali
December 6: Anil
Kumble exposed England's batting limitations against spin to bowl India to
a comfortable 10-wicket victory in the first cricket Test. The leg-spinner
finished with 6-81 as England crashed to 235 in their second innings to
lose the opening match of a three-Test series with more than a day to
Srinath return for second Test against England
India, December 6: Virender
Sehwag and Javagal Srinath have been named in India's team for the second
cricket Test against England, starting at Ahmedabad on Tuesday............MORE
blames England defeat on poor fielding
India, December 6: England
skipper Nasser Hussain on Thursday said sloppy fielding was one of the
main reasons for his team's defeat in the opening Test match against India
debutant puts England in spot
India, December 6: Debutant
seamer Tinu Yohannan took two quick wickets to boost India's chances of
winning the opening cricket Test against England here on Thursday. ............MORE
in commanding position, lead by 231 runs
India hold all the aces after taking a substantial first innings lead of
231 runs after the third day of the first Test against England here on
overlooks Ganguly's verbal duel with Flintoff
Match-referee Denis Lindsay on Wednesday dismissed as "odd
chirp" an exchange of words between Indian captain Sourav Ganguly and
England fast bowler Andrew Flintoff on the third day of the first cricket
Test here and said no action was being contemplated against either of the
century takes India to comfortable lead on Day 2
December 4: Make shift opener Deep Dasgupta achieved his maiden Test
century as India consolidated by reaching 262 for three at draw of stumps
on the second day of the first Test against England on Tuesday. Rahul
Dravid was batting on 78 and Sachin Tendulkar was unbeaten on 31.
Collapse against Harbhajan, 238 all out
December 3: India grabbed three vital wickets in the post-lunch
session to halt England's progress on the opening day of the first cricket
Test here on Monday.
come true for Kerala speedster
December 3: It was a
"dream come true" for Kerala fast bowler Tinu Yohannan who not
only got an India cap on Monday but also claimed a wicket in the very
first over of his Test career.
Lindsay says he is not here as 'policeman'
December 3: Denis
Lindsay, the ICC match referee for the current India-England Test Cricket
series, says he is not here to be the "big policeman" and would
like to see the umpires take "control of the game".
falls early as England reach 53/1
Indian skipper Sourav Ganguly won the toss and put England in to bat on
the opening day of the first Test here on Monday.
getting better with every match,' says Hussain
England captain Nasser Hussain on Sunday had a word of caution for
the Indian team, saying his side was improving with every match on
this tour despite the relative inexperience of its members.
been a shocking week for cricket: Hussain
India, December 1: England's cricket captain Nasser Hussain on
Saturday slammed the recent crisis between India and the sport's governing
body, but was relieved the players were back in the spotlight.
to drop banned Sehwag from England Test, saving series
November 30: India has agreed to drop banned batsman Virender Sehwag
from the first Test against England, resolving a dispute which had
threatened England's three-Test tour of India, an official said Friday.