England opener Rory Burns said that their job will be to bat deep and provide a platform for the middle-order to rack up a big first innings score and drive the game forward during their upcoming Test series in India. England, in particular, have had a
New dad Virat Kohli returns to captain a buoyant India against England as they aim to build on their crushing win over Australia by sealing a place in the World Test Championship final.
Joe Root’s England will look to sweep Sri Lanka in the second and final Test, starting on Friday, as they prepare to face an India side buoyed by their sensational victory in Australia. England, who resumed a tour that was halted in March by the coronavirus
While India start the four-game series against England as favourites, the euphoria of the recent win against Australia should not cloud their vision of the task ahead. England can match the Indian side on every front, underestimating the visitors could cost
England skipper Joe Root, 30, set for his 100th Test on Friday, would be eyeing a repeat of the start to his illustrious career — a rare series win on Indian soil. Root, 30, who will be leading England in the four Tests, knows he needs a win in the series to stand
England skipper Joe Root hit a century in his 100th Test on Friday, but said England need 600, even 700 runs in the opening match against India. England ended day one on 263 for three after Dom Sibley fell to paceman Jasprit Bumrah for 87 in the day’s
India reached 257 for six at stumps in response to England's 578 in Chennai. Washington Sundar, on 33, and Ravichandran Ashwin, on eight, were batting with an ubroken stand of 32. India need another 122 to avoid the follow-on.
Spinner Jack Leach claimed four wickets and paceman James Anderson three as India were dismissed for 192 on the final day while chasing a record 420 to win.
Stung by their crushing defeat in the opening match, India and captain Virat Kohli are looking to get their revenge on England in the second Test starting from Saturday as crowds return to cheer on the hosts.
Indian skipper Virat Kohli’s captaincy will be under the scanner again as the hosts will be seeking to level the ongoing four-match series against England in the second Test beginning on Saturday at Chennai’s MA Chidambaram Stadium — albeit on a pitch