India vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane during net practice ahead of their second Test match against England beginning in Chennai on Saturday. Courtesy: BCCI
India captain Virat Kohli has attributed the batsmen’s failures to score runs on spin-friendly wickets over the last two Tests against England to an overdose of limited overs cricket.
Skipper Virat Kohli said India were ‘relieved’ to make the inaugural World Test Championship final and would now focus on that ‘one big game’ against New Zealand in June after seeing off England. India crushed Joe Root’s side inside three days
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 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
The event took place at the Al Quoz Indoor hall. Six teams including United Emirates Hockey Club, Masters XI, Cheema XI, Coorg UAE, Dubai Republicans and Lacnor participated in the one-day tournament.
The seven-a-side tournament was held to mark the UAE’s Golden Jubilee celebrations and held at the Ocean Fair Cricket ground in Dubai Investment Park.
Nine-times World Rally Champion Sebastien Loeb believes that thorough testing in the UAE this week at the wheel of a car powered by a new sustainable fuel can boost his challenge for a first Dakar victory next month.