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Saqlain Mushtaq Predicts a Different Fate for India in the Current England’s tour of India

Saqlain Mushtaq has predicted a different fate for India in current England’s tour of India. India received the worst thrashing at the hands of the English in the previous series where India failed to secure a single win in any format of the game. What was worse was the that India were World Champions and … Continue reading

India’s Miseries Finally Come To An End

India’s miseries finally come to an end, not because they have finally secured a win but because the tour has finally come to an end. India posted a score of over 300 runs for the first time in 14 attempts but even that wasn’t able to secure them a win. Extremely strange as it may … Continue reading

Sehwag Does a Pair of Golden Ducks – The Famous King Pair

The much awaited and dearly missed Sehwag, whose absense was considered a weekness point in the first two matches and whose comeback was suppose to mean a stronger Indian squad, could not withstand more than one delivery and got out for a golden duck to Stuart Broad in the first inning and to James Anderson in the second inning. … Continue reading

The World No 1 stumble to 224 all out

India has struggled to go past the 300 run mark in the West Indies tour and the ongoing tour of England. Its hard to imagine that the World No 1 ranked team is being thrashed in such a humiliating fashion. The much awaited and dearly missed Sehwag, whose absense was considered a weekness point in the first two … Continue reading

Zaheer Khan out for 14-16 weeks

Zaheer Khan has been ruled out of the remainder of India’s tour of England due to an ankle injury that requires surgery. Zaheer suffered from a hamstring strain on the first day of the first test and had to sit out for the remaining four days of the test as India struggled with three bowlers. … Continue reading

Has India Lost its No 1 Spot

Its hard to imagine that a number 1 ranked team could be beaten so comprehensively after taking control of the match in the first two sessions of the first and the second day. India had the hosts at 124 for 8 at tea on the first day before Stuart Broad’s show with the bat helped England … Continue reading

Stuard Broad sours India’s hopes

England’s fast bowler Stuart Broad shattered India’s hopes on a consecutive second day when he took a 6 wicket haul including a hat-trick as India tried to stretch its lead after getting a solid start. Broad had earlier scored 64 runs to rescue England from a total collapse after England found themselves at an awkward … Continue reading

Flower hits out at the limited DRS in use in the Test series

Andy Flower, the England Coach has hit out at the limited DRS in use for the current tour. The absense of DRS for reviewing the lbw decisions could have taken its toll on the Lords Test, had the result been effected by the close lbw appeals. England had several close lbw appeals turned down during … Continue reading

Boycott critisizes ICC’s ‘Greatest Test team of all time’

Renowned commentator and former English captain, Geoffrey Boycott has said that the selection of the ICC’s ‘Greatest Test team of all time’ is fundamentally flawed. It totally ignores the achievements of the great players of previous generations. “Tell me, who can leave Malcolm Marshall and Dennis Lillee out of their team?” remarked the former English … Continue reading

The Pakistan Task Team Report

The ICC tasked it’s most competent person (pun not intended) to lead the Pakistan Task Team. A man who had been in ‘not the best of terms’ with the PCB chairman. But leaving that aside, the report of the PTT does not say much about bringing international cricket back to Pakistan, its main purpose in … Continue reading

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