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IND vs ENG | Twitter reacts to Shardul Thakur, Virat Kohli's pumped up reaction following Rory Burns's wicket

Rory Burns and Haseeb Hameed were going strong for England on Day 5 of the 4th Test of the Monday before Shardul dismissed the former in his first over of the final day. As soon as Rishabh Pant grabbed the catch following an edge from Burns, Shardul and Kohli started off a frenzied celebration.
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newscricket2 months ago

ENG vs IND | Living my boyhood dream of captaining England, says Root after overtaking Vaughan's record

After equalling Michael Vaughan's record for most Test wins as England captain, Joe Root declared that he is living his boyhood dream. England on Saturday defeated Virat Kohli's India by an innings and 76 runs to level the 5-match series 1-1 with the fourth Test to be played from September 2.
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featurecricket2 months ago

ENG vs IND | Headingley Day 2 Talking Points: Malan’s impressive comeback, the invincible Root and India’s hard toil

After a highly clinical performance on Day 1, England, powered by Joe Root’s 23rd Test hundred - his third of the series, further consolidated their hold on the ongoing third Test at Headingley, on Thursday. The hosts ended the day at 423/8, 345 ahead of India in their first innings.
Roshan Gede
newscricket2 months ago

ENG vs IND | England will be pleased with the way their openers have fared, states Zaheer Khan 

Former Indian pacer Zaheer Khan believes that the English dressing room will be delighted with the start that Rory Burns and Haseeb Hameed provided to the hosts in the Leeds Test. He also added that young opener Hameed has relished the opening position after batting at No.3 in the second Test.
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newscricket2 months ago

ENG vs IND | England is a ‘two-man’ team, India will win 4-0 or 3-1, quips Gavaskar

After India defeated England by 151 runs in the second Test match at Lord’s, Sunil Gavaskar termed England as “a two-man team”, owing to their over reliance on skipper Joe Root and James Anderson. Gavaskar further predicted that India will win the remaining three matches to take the series 4-0.
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featurecricket2 months ago

ENG vs IND | Lord's Day 5 Talking Points - England’s poor tactics, India's wagging tail and the relentless fast-bowling intensity

A gripping final day at Lord's started with England in the driver's seat, but some poor tactics from the hosts and India's wagging tail changed the course of the game. With England's top-order crumbling yet again, the visitors seized the advantage, registering an emphatic 151-run win.
Harshit Anand
featurecricket2 months ago

ENG vs IND | Trent Bridge Day 1 Talking Points: Bumrah’s quick turnaround, Root’s home issues and undercooked England

Having won the toss, England were in complete shambles, at 0-1, which later turned to 138-3 before a landslide crash meant that they only could get to 183 runs in their first innings despite Root's 64. India in reply, at stumps, are 21/0, still 162 runs behind in the first innings in Nottingham.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
featurecricket2 months ago

The Gameplan | How Indian bowlers can trouble English batsmen and set the tone for the series

While the series between India and England isn't hyped as much due to the craze of the Olympics, it doesn't take away the fact that a series win in England would mean the world to the Indian team. On the last tour, India had won their solitary Test at Trent Bridge, where they start the series.
Harshit Anand
featurecricket3 months ago

England’s top three and an understated Hameed conundrum that surrounds it

When Zak Crawley scored that scintillating double century against Pakistan, it was widely expected that the Three Lions’ search for a No.3 was coming to an end. But with his turbulent performance in the recent past combined with the glorious return of Haseeb Hameed, England have a decision to make.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
newscricket3 months ago

Ian Chappell calls for England to pick Dawid Malan and James Vince in the Ashes

Ian Chappell has suggested England to include Dawid Malan and James Vince in their Ashes squad that will tour Australia later this year, citing their experience in the last tour as one of the reasons for their selection. Chappell also criticised Australia for not developing their bench strength.
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