In the T20I of the India V/S England match, Indian skipper Hardik Pandya shined with his performance, as he scored 51 runs of 31 balls, taking the team score to 198/8 in the first innings. With Pandya's help, Team India defeated England in the first T20I match, held on July 7. Briefing team England's score, they managed to secure 148 runs, in the first innings of the three-series T20 Match.
India takes a 1-0 lead on the five-match test series at Lord's cricket ground against England. The historic win was recorded after the magnificent performance by India bowlers who managed to bowl England out at just 151 runs. The Indian bowlers also shined at the batting, adding 89 runs in the last two wickets, setting a 272 runs target. Indian pace bowlers Mohammad Siraj and Jasprit Bumrah took seven wickets combined.
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England veteran and ace seamer James Anderson struck the first blow in his much-anticipated battle with the Indian captain Virat Kohli, dismissing him for a "golden duck" on day two of the first Test in Nottingham. Kohli headed towards the crease, with India holding the upper hand despite losing Cheteshwar Pujara. However, Anderson removed two of India’s ace batsmen in successive deliveries.
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According to sources, Star Indian Wicket-Keeper Batsman Rishabh Pant has been tested positive for Covid-19 in England. Pant is asymptomatic and has been isolated from the other players and will be denied traveling with the Indian team for a warm-up game at Durham. He was spotted at Euro Cup 2020 semi-finals. India is set to play a five-match test series versus England on July 20.
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Former Indian captain and National Cricket Academy head Rahul Dravid is set to head coach the Indian team’s ODI and T20 Sri Lanka tour in July. Dravid’s announcement came as current coach Ravi Shastri will be on England test tour. Confirming the same, a BCCI official said that it would be an added advantage for the young team with Dravid as they were earlier also associated with him.
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The International Cricket Council has approved the Motera stadium pitch giving it an 'average' rating. Reportedly, the pitch drew controversy after the recently concluded India-England pink-ball test that was completed in two days. As per ICC's updated ‘Rules and Regulations' page, the pitch was accorded ‘Good' for the fifth test and ‘Very Good’ for the first T20I. Reportedly, the ICC imposes sanctions on venues having substandard pitches or… read-more
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The ICC men's Player of the Month for February has been awarded to Ravichandran Ashwin for his exceptional performance in the India vs England Test series. With a total of 176 runs and 24 wickets in the month, including his 400th test wicket, the preeminent off-spinner extensively contributed to India's qualification in the upcoming World Test Championship Final against New Zealand. Meanwhile, England's Tammy Beaumont became the women's… read-more
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The Indian cricket team has qualified for the ICC World Test Championship finals with its victory over England in the fourth Test on March 6. India will now compete with New Zealand in the finals slated from June 18-22 at Lord’s. Rishabh Pant was adjudged the Man of the Match for his 101-run knock that helped India to defeat the visitors by an innings and 25 runs.
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Virat Kohli has become the first Indian and the only cricketer to reach 100 million followers on Instagram. With this off-field achievement, Kohli has joined the ranks of athletes like Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi and Neymar Jr. Additionally, owing to sponsored posts on Instagram, Kohli is the only cricketer in the world’s top-10 highest-earning sportspersons list with $237.7M brand value. Currently, the Indian skipper is leading the… read-more
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President Ram Nath Kovind, along with Home Minister Amit Shah, on February 24 will inaugurate Ahmedabad's Sardar Patel Motera Stadium - the world’s largest cricket stadium. Encasing 63 acres and with 1.10 lakh seating capacity, the Rs 800-crore stadium houses state-of-the-art amenities like 11 clay pitches of red and black soils, 360-degree podium concourse and 76 corporate boxes. The stadium will be holding the 3rd Test between India and… read-more
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