Proteas pacer Dale Steyn called it a day earlier today (August 31, 2021), and there was plenty of congratulatory messages from the cricketing world for a player widely regarded as the best fast bowler of his time. One of those messages was from team mate Hashim Amla on instagram, and we really, really liked the mighty Hash’s words.
Ollie Robinson claimed figures of 5/65 as England defeated India by an innings and 76 runs on Day 4 at Headingley on Saturday. Continue reading “India vs England Third Test Day 4 Headingley Leeds Match Report 2021”
Cheteshwar Pujara returned to form by scoring a fluent unbeaten 91 as the visitors fought back on Day 3 of the third test at Headingley on Friday. Continue reading “India vs England Third Test Day 3 Headingley Leeds Match Report 2021”
England skipper Joe Root led from the front by scoring a sparkling century (his third of the series) as England ended Day 2 in a commanding position at 423 for 8, with a massive lead of 345 on Thursday. Continue reading “India vs England Third Test Day 2 Headingley Leeds Match Report 2021”
England strike bowler James Anderson ripped through the visitors top order and openers Rory Burns and Haseeb Hameed both scored fine half centuries as England took complete control at the end of Day 1 of the third test at Headingly.
Indian skipper Virat Kohli won the toss for the first time and elected to bat first. They opted to keep faith with the same side that had done the business at Lord’s in the previous test, while England made two changes- opener Dom Sibley making way for Dawid Malan and Craig Overton coming in for the injured Mark Wood.
The visitors got off to a disastrous start as they lost the in form KL Rahul in the very first over to Anderson for a duck. The veteran fast bowler also sent back Cheteshwar Pujara and Kohli back to the hut in a superb first spell (8-5-6-3) to leave India reeling at 21/3.
Rohit Sharma and vice captain Ajinkya Rahane added 35 runs for the fourth wicket before the latter fell to Ollie Robinson at the stroke of lunch. Continue reading “India vs England Third Test Day 1 Headingley Leeds Match Report 2021”
The BCCI named the Indian women’s squad for the upcoming one off test, 3 ODIs and 3 T20Is against Australia on Tuesday. Veteran Mithali Raj will be leading the test and the one dayers, while Harmanpreet Kaur will captain the T20 format. Continue reading “India Women’s squad for Australia tour 2021- Test, ODI’s & T20I’s- Yastika Bhatia, Meghna Singh receives maiden Test call-up”