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Pink ball gives edge to bowlers on bowler-friendly pitches: Ashwin

By Khurram Habib (IANS): India off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin on Saturday said that 'pink-ball' Test cricket was still evolving and teams were still getting to grips with the ball that was tough to handle for a spinner due to the extra...

Crawley hopeful England can make a match of it

By Khurram Habib (IANS) Despite getting bowled out for just 112 in their first innings of the third Test, England are hopeful of giving India a target of at least 150 on "a wicket where batting fourth will be...

Axar makes use of skiddy new ball, thanks to fast bowlers’ misery

By Khurram Habib (IANS) A stroke of luck due to the soft landing area on the pitch for fast bowlers at the Ambani End helped India left-arm spinner Axar Patel get early use of the brand new ball and...

Pink ball lacquer comes into sharp focus as grass on pitch shaved off

By Khurram Habib (IANS) Slowly but surely, the grass on the pitch of the reconstructed Motera stadium has been shaved off over the last four days going by the images posted by the England team's media wing, leaving it...

Adelaide 36 all out won’t affect us in Motera day-night Test: Kohli

Ahmedabad, Feb 23 (IANS) India's capitulation for 36 in the second innings of the first Test in Australia, a day-night game played with a pink ball in December, will not have an impact on the third Test against England...

India, England will start on equal terms in 3rd Test: Gambhir

Ahmedabad, Feb 22 (IANS) India and England will start on equal footing when they clash in the pink ball third day-night Test match on an untested pitch at Sardar Patel (Gujarat) Stadium here in Motera, near Ahmedabad, from Wednesday,...

Motera pitch: India step into the ‘unknown’ for the pink ball Test

Ahmedabad, Feb 22 (IANS) India step into the 'unknown' in the third Test of the four-Test series when they play against England on a fresh pitch of a new stadium in Motera, near Ahmedabad, in a day-night game from...

Practice with pink ball only as and when required: Tendulkar

By Qaiser Mohammad Ali, (IANS) Indian cricketers should practice with pink ball for day-night Tests only as and when required, and there's no need to especially earmark some matches in Ranji Trophy or Duleep Trophy to get used to...

India should play a Pink Ball Test every series: Ganguly

Kolkata, Dec 4 (IANS) With support from skipper Virat Kohli, BCCI president Sourav Ganguly wants the Indian cricket team to play a pink ball Test in every series. India took to pink ball Tests after initial resistance on Ganguly's insistence as...

D/N Test was organised in a manner that was a spectacle

Kolkata, Nov 26 (IANS) The cricket-crazy fans in Kolkata came, they watched and they applauded. But Indias maiden pink ball Test wouldnt have been possible had it not been for new BCCI President Sourav Ganguly. It was his vision and...

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Easing lockdown could lead to 3rd Covid-19 wave in UK: Scientists

London, April 12 (IANS) British scientists have warned that the British government is risking a third wave of Covid-19...