LONDON: Anything Monty Panesar can do, his England teammates can do better. Days after the out-of-favour Sikh spinner was fined and disciplined for relieving himself on nightclub bouncers during a drunken rampage, English cricket found itself facing another embarrassing leak with allegations emerging that three top cricketers urinated on the Oval pitch [...]
SYDNEY: In an embarrassing display about five hours after the last Ashes Test was stopped due to bad light with England close to victory, the players gathered near the Oval pitch and urinated on it in turns to the cheers of their teammates.
According to news.com.au, while the [...]
LONDON: Steven Smith’s maiden Test hundred helped Australia maintain their dominant position on the second day of the Ashes finale at The Oval on Thursday.
Australia were 397 for six at tea on a rain-affected second day of the fifth Test, with Smith 112 not out and debutant James Faulkner [...]
LONDON: Shane Watson was in sight of only his third Test hundred as Australia dominated the first session of the Ashes finale at The Oval on Wednesday.
Australia, who at 3-0 down were trying to avoid a first Ashes series without a Test win since 1977, were 112 [...]
BANGALORE: From a cricketer to commentator and from an author to administrator, Sir Richard John Hadlee has donned many hats since his retirement from international cricket in 1990. Hadlee, the only overseas invitee to grace the Karnataka State Cricket Association’s platinum jubilee celebrations on Saturday, spoke about a range of issues…
How does it [...]
CHESTER-LE-STREET (England): David Warner counter-punched with real panache to put Australia on course for victory on the fourth day of the fourth Ashes Test against England in County Durham on Monday.
The tourists, chasing 299 for victory, were 120 for one at [...]
CHESTER-LE-STREET: Chris Rogers recorded his third half-century of the series to help Australia recover to 148 for four at tea on the second day of the fourth Ashes test against England in County Durham on Saturday.
The gritty left-handed opener nudged and nurdled his way to 71 not out after [...]
CHESTER-LE-STREET: Stuart Broad took three wickets, including Australia captain and batting linchpin Michael Clarke, as England reduced the tourists to 75 for three at lunch on Saturday’s second day of the fourth Ashes Test at Chester-le-Street.
That left Australia, 2-0 down in the five-match series after [...]
CHESTER-LE-STREET: England, after winning the toss, were bowled out for their overnight score of 238 by Australia on the second day of the fourth Ashes Test at Chester-le-Street on Saturday.
Last man James Anderson was bowled for 16 by Jackson Bird in the second over of Saturday’s play, [...]
SYDNEY: Australia’s cricket writers on Sunday hailed old nemesis Kevin Pietersen’s fighting century in the third Test, saying the knock had tempered the tourist’s hopes of a dramatic Ashes comeback.
Pietersen’s first hundred of this Ashes series and his 23rd overall in Tests helped put England within sight of avoiding the [...]
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