FILE IMAGE: Abhinav Mukund bats against England during the first Test at Lord's in July 2011. Photograph: Stu Forster/Getty Images Parthiv Patel was unlucky to miss out despite a fine showing in the Test series against England as the selectors preferred to recall Wriddhiman Saha, while also handing a comeback to Tamil Nadu opener Abhinav Mukund. Left-hander Mukund returned to the Indian Test team after a long wait of nearly five years, following his impressive showing in domestic cricket.The ... Rediff.com, 3 weeks ago
Church row over plan to turn altar into wardrobe as Church of England rules the plan is 'unseemly against the Lord'
The altar table at St Mary Redcliffe church in Redcliffe, Bristol. Proposals to change the altar have been rejected Credit: JAY WILLIAMS A row has broken out at one of the country's "largest and grandest" churches over plans to have the altar double up as a ...The Telegraph UK, 2 days ago
When Joe Root leads England out for the first time as Test captain he will be able to turn to a familiar face in Ben Stokes. Yorkshire batsman Root first came across Stokes in an Under-12s tournament when the all-rounder was representing Cumbria. Stokes may ...Business Standard, 6 days ago 'Excited' Root new England Test captain Deccan Herald, 1 week ago Joe Root named as England Test captain Rediff.com, 1 week ago Root named new England Test captain Rediff.com, 1 week ago
Alastair Cook said he could no longer give the "100 percent" required as he explained in detail Tuesday why he had resigned as England's Test captain. The 32-year-old opening batsman, who wants to continue his England career, announced on Monday he was ...DNA, 2 weeks ago 'You can't do this job at 95%' - Alastair Cook ESPN Cricinfo, 2 weeks ago 'Cook knew it was time to step aside' - Strauss ESPN Cricinfo, 2 weeks ago
'There are huge talents in that dressing room and I hope to be still part of it and be able to lead in a slightly different way. I'm still excited by that.' IMAGE: Alastair Cook speaks to the media after stepping down as England Captain at Lord's Cricket Ground in London on Tuesday. Photograph: Dan Mullan/Getty Images Alastair Cook said his decision to relinquish the England captaincy will allow a 'new voice' to help an exciting young England team reach its potential, although he plans to ...Rediff.com, 2 weeks ago
England wicketkeeper-batsman Jos Buttler, who plays for Mumbai Indians in the Indian Premier League (IPL), has admitted that he is in dilemma and is facing a clash of priorities in the build-up to the England's Champions Trophy campaign as the scheduled ...Business Standard, 1 month ago
Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar has been named by England fast bowler Stuart Broad in his best-ever cricketing XI.Alongside Tendulkar, West Indies great Brian Lara also features in Broad's all-time XI, which was revealed by him on the Lord's Cricket YouTube ...Business Standard, 1 month ago Tendulkar, the only Indian in Broad's 'best-ever cricketing XI' catchnews.com, 1 month ago
IMAGE: Pakistan's Misbah-ul Haq celebrates after scoring a century against England at Lord's. Photograph: Andrew Boyers/Reuters. Pakistan coach Mickey Arthur has insisted that veteran cricketers Misbah-ul-Haq and Younis Khan have earned the right to decide when they want to draw curtains on their international careers.Both the batsmen, who underwent a stern examination by Josh Hazlewood and Jackson Bird, were dismissed in the space of five overs on a rain-shortened opening day of the Boxing ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago Misbah quashes retirement talk, insists 'he's still fit to play' Rediff.com, 2 months ago
Ravindra Jadeja is not new to the big scores. Ask any of the three teams – Odisha (314), Gujarat (303*) and Railways (331) – about the Saurashtra all-rounder and they will only tell how mercilessly he has treated them during his three triple ...DNA, 2 months ago How Ashwin, Jadeja, Jayant created history in Mohali Rediff.com, 2 months ago 'Rajput' Jadeja talks bat-brandishing, takes sly dig at Moeen Ali Rediff.com, 2 months ago 'Sword celebration' is my trademark style: Jadeja Sify, 2 months ago
IMAGE: India's Ajinkya Rahane was dismissed for a duck on Day 2 of the 3rd Test against England in Mohali on Sunday. Photograph: BCCI One of India's most dependable batsman outside the sub-continent has hit a rough patch but Ajinkya Rahane found support from teammate Cheteshwar Pujara, who backed him to come good in the coming matches. - Scorecard - Calm Kohli, Ashwin steady shaky India on Day 2 - PHOTOS: Ashwin, Jadeja lead India's fightback Rahane has so far totalled 63 runs from ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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