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Motera pitch comes under scrutiny again as spinners make hay

By Khurram Habib (IANS): The pitch for the third Test here at the colossal and grand Motera stadium looked more like a construction site with puffs of dust rising, and the surface crumbling at both batting ends, even though the...

Ashwin gets his line right to get to complete 400 Test wickets

By Khurram Habib (IANS): On a wicket that helped spinners right from the start, it looked that it would only be a matter of time before R. Ashwin would reach his tally of 400 Test wickets in England's second innings...

Patel ably ‘replaces’ Jadeja, captures maiden 10-wkt haul

By Khurram Habib (IANS): Left-arm spinner Axar Patel's wicket to get rid of Jonny Bairstow in both innings was very Ravindra Jadeja-like. Patel, playing just his second Test, beat Bairstow on the inside edge for leg-before in the first...

India beat England in 3rd Test, take 2-1 lead in series

Ahmedabad, Feb 25 (IANS) Spinners ruled the roost as India took a 2-1 lead in the four-match Test series with an emphatic 10-wicket win over England on the second day of the third match here on Wednesday. India needed...

2nd Test stats: India’s biggest win over England by runs

Chennai, Feb 16 (IANS) India recorded their biggest ever Test win against England in terms of runs on Tuesday when they beat Joe Root's team by 317 runs in the second match at the M.A. Chidambaram Stadium. It is...

Crowd gave me a hero’s feeling every time I bowled: Ashwin

Chennai, Feb 16 (IANS) Off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin on Tuesday dedicated his Man-of-the-Match-winning all-round performance in the second Test against England to the M.A. Chidambaram Stadium 'Chepauk' crowd in his home city. He captured eight wickets in the match and...

Opener Rohit Sharma may be under pressure to perform

New Delhi, Feb 12 (IANS) Though India skipper Virat Kohli had confirmed prior to the first Test that both Rohit Sharma and Shubman Gill would be persisted with throughout the series, the former is likely to be under pressure...

Big tons missing for India, opening pair continues to disappoint

By Khurram Habib (IANS) Notwithstanding India's remarkable series win over Australia on the recent tour Down Under, their entire batting unit has managed just one individual century over the last 11 Test innings since the tour of New Zealand...

Ishant Sharma 3rd Indian pacer to pick 300 Test wickets

Chennai, Feb 8 (IANS) Ishant Sharma on Monday became only the third Indian fast bowler to scalp 300 wickets in Test cricket. He achieved the feat on Day Four of the first Test here at the MA Chidambaram Stadium...

Ashwin 1st Indian spinner to take wicket on first ball of a Test innings

Chennai, Feb 8 (IANS) Ravichandran Ashwin on Monday achieved a unique feat as he became the first Indian spinner to take a wicket off the first ball of an innings in Test cricket. He achieved the feat during England's second...

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Bond yields unleash bears, equity indices trade in red

Mumbai, March 5 (IANS) India's key equity indices traded in the red during Friday's mid-afternoon session on the back...