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Ben Stokes insisted he was proud of the way his England players threw everything at India despite their third straight defeat, which resulted in their first series defeat since he took over as captain two years ago. Defending 192 on Read more…


One of the many enduring qualities of Test cricket and its five-day schedule is a team’s ability to mount a comeback. The third day in Ranchi is now one of the countless examples. India didn’t so much turn the tide Read more…


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Lord’s, September 24, 2022: a day that was all about Jhulan Goswami – until it wasn’t anymore. A final bow to her 20-year international career; a guard of honor from the England players as she went out to bat one Read more…


David Warner will play his final bilateral international cricket series against New Zealand this week, but no fond farewell is expected from Black Caps fans in Wellington and Auckland at the opener in Australia. The 37-year-old has already retired from Read more…


Key events Show key events only Please turn on JavaScript to use this feature Ali Martin has filed his report from Rajkot, which is my cue to go out for some fresh air. It was a day when India’s young Read more…


After a difficult first day in Rajkot, where both Indian centurions could have been removed through smarter use of technology, England may have to rethink their use of the screening system. Neither was easy, it should be emphasized, and one Read more…


WWhen England left for India I thought Jack Leach would be their main bowler; Two games later – and he only played in the first Test – he was ruled out of the series and I’m not sure if that Read more…


England suffered a significant setback to their bowling stock in India after Jack Leach, their only experienced top player to take part in the tour, was ruled out for the remainder of the series due to a knee injury. Leach, Read more…


A Tilting your head towards the sky with your eyes closed. This is how it ends, or rather, this is how it begins. Shoaib Bashir was given the England Men’s Test cap number 713 in Visakhapatnam last week and as Read more…