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Ganguly lauds England comeback in one-day series

Mumbai, 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. ...........MORE

'It is not too late to improve my batting'

Mumbai, February 1: He is a wizard with the ball but give him the willow and he may not be that confident. ...........MORE

Indians to stick to same opening pair

Mumbai, 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

England 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 Thursday. ...........MORE  

England match-winner surprised by success

New 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

India win fourth ODI against England by 8 wkts

Kanpur, January 28: 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. ...........MORE

Ganguly to replace Sehwag as opener in fifth one-dayer

New 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. ...........MORE

Tendulkar was out first ball, says Hussain

Kanpur, 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. ...........MORE

White to join English team on Jan 29

Kanpur, 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. ...........MORE

England's Knight regains form with impressive 74 in one-dayer

Kanpur, 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. ...........MORE

Ganguly hopeful of regaining form in fourth one-dayer

Kanpur, 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

India beat England by 4 wickets

Chennai, 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.

Sachin 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.

Ganguly to miss third one-dayer

Chennai, 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 absence. ...........MORE

Hussain looks for an emotional win at birthplace

Chennai, 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

Cricket holiday in Chennai challenged

Chennai, 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 cricket match. ...........MORE

ngland win second ODI against India by 16 runs

Cuttack, 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. ...........MORE

Hussain praises fielding for win over India

Cuttack, 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. ...........MORE

Vaughan, Collingwood hit half-centuries in second one-dayer

Cuttack, 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. ...........MORE

Ganguly determined to comeback into the series

Cuttack, January 22: 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. ...........MORE

Use anger to your advantage, Botham tells England

Cuttack, 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. ...........MORE

Ganguly takes fine in his stride

Cuttack, January 21: 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 slackness. ...........MORE

Indian media back England on umpiring row

New 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. ...........MORE

Duncan Fletcher confirms official complaint lodged

London, January 20: 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. ...........MORE

British media comes down heavily on umpiring decisions

London, January 20: 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. ...........MORE

India win despite classic 121 by Marcus Trescothick

Calcutta, 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

We will put the Indians under pressure: Hussain

Kolkata, 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. ...........MORE

Ganguly confident of returning to form

Kolkata, 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. ...........MORE

Indians keen to remove tag of chokers

Kolkata, 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.  ...........MORE

Lillee to help young England quicks

London, January 17: Former Australia fast bowler Dennis Lillee will coach two of England's most promising pacemen it was announced Thursday. ...........MORE

England under-prepared for the series : Fletcher

Kolkata, 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. ...........MORE

Do-or-die series for Ganguly?

New 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 now. ...........MORE

England win lone practice match ahead of India one-day series

Calcutta, 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 Thursday. ...........MORE

'It's tough, but we can win': Knight

Kolkata, 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 was tough. ...........MORE

LG to sponsor India-England one-dayers

Kolkata, 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 2002'.  ...........MORE

"Negative" Giles aims to bowl more dot balls

Calcutta, 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. ...........MORE

England players tune up at the Eden

Kolkata, 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. ...........MORE

Vaughan wants to establish himself as one-day player

Kolkata, 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. ...........MORE

Eng batsmen practice reverse sweep to tackle Indian spinners

Kolkata, 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. ...........MORE

India name three spinners and a wicket keeper

New 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. ...........MORE

Not bothered about bowling to Tendulkar : Caddick

Kolkata, 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. ...........MORE

England not to take up practice issue with ICC

Kolkata, 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. ...........MORE

Eden Gardens bustles with activities

Kolkata, 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. ...........MORE

Flintoff - fan of Indian curry, rugby, Sachin and Sourav

Kolkata, 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

Nasser Hussain critical of net-practice facility in Kolkata

London, 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

England cricket coach criticises practice facilities

Calcutta, 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

Giant clock to be installed at the Eden

Kolkata, 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

English team continue nets at CCFC ground

Kolkata, 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

England arrive in India for one-day series

Calcutta, 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

Hussain welcomes back strike bowlers

London, 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

Buoyed-up England leave for Indian tour tomorrow

London, 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. ...........MORE

I want sporting wicket at Kolkata: Ganguly

Kolkata, 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 January 19. ...........MORE

I don't think we are under pressure, says VVS Laxman

Bangalore, January 9: 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

Skipper Sourav immerses himself in practice

Kolkata, 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. ...........MORE

Be ready for packed crowds and Tendulkar: Hussain

London, 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

White out of India one day tour

London, 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

One-day tour not under threat: ECB

London, December 30: 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. ..........MORE

Cuttack to stage additional one-dayer

Kolkata, 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. ..........MORE

BCCI to foot Dravid's medical expenses

Kolkata, 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 shoulder. ..........MORE

Dravid pulls out off one-day series

Mumbai, 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. ..........MORE

India win series 1-0 after 3rd Test ends in a draw

Bangalore, 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. ..........MORE

India 218/7 despite Sachin-Sehwag heroics

Bangalore, 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

Tendulkar leads Indian fightback

Bangalore, 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

Vaughan dismissal rocks England

Bangalore, 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

English cricketers relax with golf and steam bath

Bangalore, 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 Monday. ..........MORE

Nasser Hussain suffers stomach bug

London, 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 reported. ..........MORE

Teams arrive amid tight security

Bangalore, 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

Indiaís second Test match against England ends in a draw

Ahmedabad, December 15: 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

England in command despite losing Trescothick

Ahmedabad, 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

Tendulkar flays England attack with 27th Test century

Ahmedabad, 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

White's maiden Test ton puts England well ahead

Ahemdabad, 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

Kumble makes deep inroads

Ahmedabad, 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

England to get no respite from Indian spin

Ahemdabad, 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

Hussain believes his team can turn the tide

Ahmedabad, 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

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 spare....MORE

Sehwag, Srinath return for second Test against England

Mohali, 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

Hussain blames England defeat on poor fielding

Mohali, 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 here. ............MORE

Indian debutant puts England in spot

Mohali, 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

India in commanding position, lead by 231 runs

Mohali, December 5: 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 Wednesday...........MORE

Lindsay overlooks Ganguly's verbal duel with Flintoff

Mohali, December 5: 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 two players............MORE

Dasgupta's century takes India to comfortable lead on Day 2

Mohali, 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.

England Collapse against Harbhajan, 238 all out

Mohali, 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. ..........MORE

Dream come true for Kerala speedster

Mohali, 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. ..........MORE

Referee Lindsay says he is not here as 'policeman'

Mohali, 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". ..........MORE

Butcher falls early as England reach 53/1

Mohali, December 3: Indian skipper Sourav Ganguly won the toss and put England in to bat on the opening day of the first Test here on Monday. ..........MORE

England getting better with every match,' says Hussain

Mohali, December 2: 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. ..........MORE

It's been a shocking week for cricket: Hussain

Mohali, 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. ..........MORE

India to drop banned Sehwag from England Test, saving series

Calcutta, 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. ..........MORE

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