10 Sep
England’s fifth Test against India at Old Trafford cancelled

The fifth and final Test between England and India at Old Trafford in Manchester has been cancelled hours before the scheduled start of play due to a Covid-19 outbreak within the Indian squad. The ECB released a statement on their website reading, “Due to fears of a further increase in the number of COVID cases […]

08 Sep
England vs India 5th Test Preview

After the epic conclusion of the fourth Test at the Oval, the 5-match Test series between England and India is all set for one final showdown at the Old Trafford Cricket Ground. Despite conceding a 99-run first-innings lead, India outgunned England on day five at the Oval to win by 157 runs after some magnificent […]

06 Sep
Inspired India take 2-1 series lead after Day 5 victory at the Oval

The Indian juggernaut continues to roll on after Virat Kohli’s side produced another inspired performance on Day five at the Oval to win the fourth Test by 157 runs. Fantastic contributions from Jasprit Bumrah (2-27), Ravindra Jadeja (2-50) and Shardul Thakur (2-22) set up India’s victory on the final day as the hosts were rolled […]

05 Sep
Batters flourish to set up intriguing final day at the Oval

The fourth Test is set to go down to the wire after India set England a massive 368-run target in the fourth innings thanks to half-centuries from Shardul Thakur and Rishabh Pant. India suffered another mini-collapse in the morning session on Day four, but a century stand from Thakur and Pant took the tourists to […]

04 Sep
Rohit Sharma century helps India build lead on Day 3

The crowd at the Oval were treated to a batting masterclass on day three as Rohit Sharma scored his first away Test century to put India into the ascendency in the fourth Test against England. The Indian opener made a majestic 127 filled with elegant drives and immense control to help India finish the day […]

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 […]

02 Sep
India collapse for 191 on Day 1 at the Oval

It was an eventful day 1 of the 4th Test between India and England, with plenty of assistance for the seamers as 13 wickets fell across both sides. After losing the toss and opting to bowl, England dismissed India for 191 thanks to excellent contributions from Chris Woakes (4-55) and Ollie Robinson (3-38). The Indian […]

01 Sep
England vs India 4th Test Preview

The Test series between England and India is tantalisingly poised ahead of the final two games at the Oval and Old Trafford. Both sides head back down to London with one victory apiece and given the see-saw nature of the first three Tests, it’s difficult to predict which team will come out on top in […]

28 Aug
England level series with innings victory at Headingly

After the brave resistance from the Indian batters on Day 3, any hope of a draw was short-lived as it all ended in a hurry on the fourth morning with the Men in Blue succumbing to the pressure of the 2nd new ball to lose the 3rd Test by an innings and 76 runs. All […]

28 Aug
India frustrate England on Day 3 as Pujara, Rohit hit half-centuries

It was a commendable fightback from the Men in Blue on Day 3 at Headingley as the Indian batters frustrated England to finish the day on 215 for two. After a poor run of form throughout the series, Cheteshwar Pujara (91*) was amongst the runs again, putting up an 82-run partnership with Rohit Sharma (59) […]