India’s Shikhar Dhawan plays a shot against England during their first ODI match in Pune on Tuesday. Agence France-Presse
India has been riding high after clinching the ODI and T20 series against England. But will Team India be able to wrap up the ODI series in their favour (“Bairstow, Stokes fire England’s successful chase to beat India, draw level,” Mar.27, Gulf Today).
India survived a scare from England all-rounder Sam Curran (95 not out off 83 balls) as they managed to beat England by a slender 7-run margin in the third and final One-day International here at the Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium on Sunday night to
England’s pace bowling and opener KL Rahul’s position in the playing XI, especially at the top of the order, will be the questi ons India will have to answer if they are to survive in the T20 series against England. India need to win the fourth T20I on
Suryakumar Yadav smashed 57 and India’s bowlers stifled England’s batters in a tense finale to claim an eight-run victory in the fourth Twenty20 international on Thursday that levelled the five-match series at 2-2. Shardul Thakur claimed three
Former Wimbledon champion Simona Halep reached the third round at this year’s tournament and ended Kirsten Flipkens singles career in the process.
Jasprit Bumrah has been named as skipper and Rishabh Pant his deputy in the absence of regular captain Rohit Sharma, who was ruled out with COVID-19, for the rescheduled final Test match against England scheduled to begin on Friday.
Nathan Lyon took his 20th five-wicket haul to bowl Sri Lanka out for 212 before Australia reached 98-3 at stumps on the opening day of the first cricket Test.