03 Sep
England take lead on Day 2 after Pope 81

Buoyed by half-centuries from Ollie Pope and Chris Woakes, England took a 99-run first-innings lead on the second day of the fourth Test at the Oval. While the sun shined and the pitch flattened out, the hosts’ final five wickets brought an extraordinary 228 runs, with Pope top-scoring on his home ground with a well-made […]

27 Aug
England dominate as Root scores 3rd Ton of series

England piled on the pressure on Day 2 of the 3rd Test as they consolidated their position with the bat to finish with a 345-run first-innings lead. Led by an excellent century from Joe Root – who became the 1st batter to score three consecutive tons twice in a year – and half-centuries from the […]

14 Aug
Anderson 5-fer leads England fight back on Day 2

It was another absorbing day of cricket at Lord’s as England fought back hard on Day two of the 2nd Test thanks to some inspired bowling from James Anderson and another fluent innings from their captain Joe Root. India started the day with 400 firmly on the cards, but after two quick wickets in the […]

06 Aug
KL Rahul scores half-century on rain-filled 2nd Day

It was a topsy turvy day of Test match cricket on day two at Trent Bridge that unfortunately ended in a damp squib with rain washing out the final session. After bowling England out for 183 on day 1, India’s openers got off to the perfect start in the morning session with Rohit Sharma and […]

20 Jun
Openers, Kohli give India solid start on Day 2

After rain played spoil-sport on day one, the World Test Championship finally got underway with India ending the day at 146-3 after being put in to bat by Kane Williamson at the Ageas Bowl in Southampton. After a solid start from the openers, Virat Kohli and Ajinkya Rahane put together an unbeaten partnership of 58 […]

04 Jun
Conway brings up double century as England fight back on Day 2

Devon Conway continued to create history at the home of cricket and after getting his name on the Lord’s honour board on day 1, Conway went on to score an impressive 200 for the Kiwis on day 2. Conway’s double century alongside contributions from Henry Nicholls and Neil Wagner pushed New Zealand to a total […]