Cricket News sort by England tour of India 2012-13

India has been hit by yet another injury in the recent times. Now it is R Vinay Kumar who has been injured to make way for fellow Karnataka pacer Abhimanyu Mithun in the Indian team for the 2-match T20I Series against England.

If the men in charge of Indian cricket are really bothered about the future of the Indian team, they must view the setback faced at home against England as an opportunity to look towards the future.

India have traditionally got the better of most opponents at home courtesy their spinners, who have used the helpful conditions at home to great advantage.

If any further proof was needed of the fact that India’s once-menacing batting line up has lost its edge, this serious was pretty much reiteration of the same. Even as the English batsmen overcame the tough challenge, India’s experienced batsmen fell by the way side in conditions completely familiar to them.

The only way India could have squared the home series against England was if they managed to dominate the proceedings at Nagpur. At while there were moments where India were on top, they failed to drive home the advantage at crucial moments, which cost India the chance to win the Test, and with it end the series at 2-2.

England have won a Test Series in India after a long gap of 28 years. The Alastair Cook led team defeated India 2-1 following a draw in the dull Nagpur Test.

England are all set to win a Test Series in India after a long gap of 27 years following two and a half solid sessions of batting today at the VCA Stadium in Nagpur. India, who have been desperate to win this fourth and final Test to force a Series draw seem to have conceded that the game is heading towards a stalemate with the 22 yards surface remaining to be lifeless for the spinners.

The third day of the Nagpur Test finally saw India putting up some resistance for the first time since the Ahmedabad game. However, it was a case of too little too late for India. England were already 2-1 up in the series going into the Napur Test...

Virat Kohli and MS Dhoni batted together for two and a half sessions during the crucial third day’s play to rescue India to 297 for 9. Kohli scored his 3rd Test hundred while Skipper MS Dhoni ran himself out on 99.