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India’s tour of England 2011

End of India’s misery!

dhoni Finally, the loss in the final one dayer marked the end of a horrendous and a nightmarish tour for India. From winning the world cup, they lost the test series 4-0 and one day series 3-0. The only solace which they can obtain from the whole tour is that they won the warm up match […] Continue reading →

India denied win due to rain!

England v India - 1st Natwest One Day International Series They say someone’s loss is another’s gain. Parthiv Patel ensured that he took full advantage of Gambhir’s injury by scoring a strokefull and fluent 95. The still young Parthiv who made his debut ages ago has been scoring heavily in the domestic circuit and finally he received his reward by getting a recall into the […] Continue reading →

England tighten grip despite Dravid’s epic

 I don’t know whether I should be feeling happy or sad for Rahul Dravid. His last three hundreds have come when India was in desperate need for someone to step up and score a big one and yet, they have all resulted in a lost cause. The veteran scored his 35th hundred surpassing the great […] Continue reading →

Dravid’s effort goes in vain

135491.3 Rahul Dravid yet again waged a lone battle on Day 2 of the second test match between England and India at Nottingham.From 267/4,India were all out for 288 mainly due to the effort of Stuart Broad who now holds the unique record of being the first bolwer to take a hat-trick against India in tests. […] Continue reading →

Bowlers bring India back in the second test

135450.2 India came back with a bang in the second test with bowlers leading the attack by bowling England out for 221.It was another pulsating day of cricket and at stumps, India were 24/1. Dhoni’s recent love affair with the toss continued as he won the toss and elected to bowl.The decision was a must since  […] Continue reading →

England seek control despite Dravid’s ton

135272.2 Sixteen years ago in the month of July,a young Rahul Dravid made his debut for India dreaming that one day his name would be associated with the likes of Sunil Gavaskar and Gundappa Viswanath.Little did he know that 153 tests later and exactly at the same ground he would achieve the feat of becoming the […] Continue reading →

The second test ends in a thriller draw!

134684.2 This is what test matches are all about!One session…You play well in one session and that’s all that is required to turn the tide in your favour.The second test match between West Indies and India was a classical example of that. Resuming play on Day 5,India started searching for quick runs.On a pitch like that,boundaries […] Continue reading →