Head holds on to give Australia hope in Adelaide

Head holds on to give Australia hope in Adelaide

Australia’s batsman Travis Head plays a shot on day two of the first test match between Australia and India at the Adelaide Oval in Adelaide, Australia, December 7, 2018. (Reuters Photo)   ADELAIDE, DECEMBER 7 (REUTERS): Travis Head scored an unbeaten half-century on his home debut to give Australia hope of reeling in India’s first […]

Cricket: Rahul delays England celebrations with defiant century

Cricket: Rahul delays England celebrations with defiant century

India’s KL Rahul celebrates his century on September 11. (Reuters Photo)   LONDON, September 11 (Reuters): Opener KL Rahul scored a defiant century to hold up England’s victory charge as India reached 167-5 at lunch on the final day of the fifth test at the Oval on Tuesday.   England need five more wickets to complete […]

Cricket: Alastair Cook’s last stand ends on 147 as England dominate

Cricket: Alastair Cook’s last stand ends on 147 as England dominate

England’s Alastair Cook walks off after losing his wicket on September 10 (Reuters Photos) LONDON, September 10 (Reuters): Alastair Cook marked his 291st and final test innings in fairytale fashion with a memorable century as England built a 404-run lead over India at tea on the fourth day of the fifth test on Monday.   England’s […]

Hanuma Vihari makes debut half century as India dig in

Hanuma Vihari makes debut half century as India dig in

 India‘s Hanuma Vihari in action. (Reuters Photo)   LONDON, September 09 (Reuters): Debutant Hanuma Vihari scored a battling 56 to frustrate England as India reached 240-7 in reply to the hosts’ 332 all out on the third morning of the fifth test on Sunday.   The 24-year-old all rounder dug in alongside Ravindra Jadeja to share in a […]

Cricket: Alastair Cook ends England career with ‘nothing left in the tank’

Cricket: Alastair Cook ends England career with ‘nothing left in the tank’

LONDON, September 3 (Reuters): Alastair Cook, England’s leading test run-scorer, will retire from international cricket after this week’s fifth test against India, the 33-year-old said on Monday.   The left-handed opening batsman, who captained England in 59 tests, admitted there was “nothing left in the tank” after enduring a poor run of form in nine […]

Cricket: England beat India by 60 runs to wrap up series

Cricket: England beat India by 60 runs to wrap up series

– September 2, 2018 England’s James Anderson celebrates taking the wicket of India’s Shikhar Dhawa. (Reuters)   SOUTHAMPTON, England, September 2 (Reuters): England bowled India out for 184 on Sunday to win the fourth test by 60 runs and wrap up the series with a match to spare.   A gritty 101-run partnership between Virat […]

Cricket: England scent victory as India limp to 46-3 chasing 245

Cricket: England scent victory as India limp to 46-3 chasing 245

England’s James Anderson celebrates taking the wicket of India’s Cheteshwar Pujara. (Reuters)   SOUTHAMPTON, England (Reuters): England were closing in on a series victory as they reduced India to 46-3 at lunch on the fourth day of the fourth test on Sunday after setting the visitors 245 for victory.   India wrapped up England’s second […]

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