One-off Test: Sridhar praises Shafali, finds shades of 'Sehwag'; lauds

SOUTHAMPTON: Indian men’s fielding coach R Sridhar was all praise for batting sensation Shafali Verma, who has impressed one and all with her twin half-centuries on Test debut against England. In fact, Sridhar said that the whole Indian team whenever they had time off from training have been glued to the Test match and mighty…

One-off Test, Day 3: Peerless Shafali Verma leads India fightback

BRISTOL: Shafali Verma continued to amaze the cricketing world with her audacious strokeplay as she became only the fourth player in the history of women’s Tests to smash two half centuries on debut, taking India to 83 for 1 at stumps on the third day of one-off Test against England. The teenage prodigy was batting…

One-off Test, India Women vs England Women: We are still

BRISTOL: Indian opener Smriti Mandhana on Friday said that the conditions were still good for batting and with talented batter Shafali Verma going strong, her side “were in a good position” in the one-off Test against England here. India were 83 for 1 at stumps on the rain-interrupted third and penultimate day after following on,…

2nd Test: Dean Elgar leads from front as South Africa

GROS-ISLET: Dean Elgar’s five-hour occupation of the crease in compiling an invaluable 77 lifted South Africa from the depths 37 for three to the comparative comfort of 218 for five on the opening day of the second Test against the West Indies on Friday. SCORECARDElgar’s disciplined knock of 77, which spanned 237 deliveries and included…

Jasprit Bumrah didn't lack confidence: Shane Bond

MUMBAI: “That skinny guy” is how Shane Bond, the former New Zealand fast bowler and now the Mumbai Indians’ bowling coach, remembers his protégé Jasprit Bumrah. “That skinny guy who certainly didn’t lack in confidence”. Six years down the line, the coach and the cricketer have forged a bond that’s only turned stronger. A good…

WTC Final: Will India's starry middle order pull its weight

India wait on famed trio to deliver; Day 1 washed outThe first day’s play in the ‘Ultimate Test’ was a complete washout in Southampton as expected, leaving the Indian cricketers to play darts and table tennis and keep an eye on the Indian women fighting it out in Bristol. They would have also had more…

Gavaskar, not Tendulkar, the greatest: Former umpire Gothoskar

PUNE: While standing in his debut Test as umpire in Kanpur in 1973, Madhav Gothoskar was challenged by the then English skipper Tony Lewis over a substitution rule. Without pausing for a second, he recited the rules to Lewis. The Englishman was convinced he didn’t have any scope to argue. Gothoskar (92) recited the substitute…

CPL tweaks its schedule to avoid clash with remainder of

NEW DELHI: The BCCI seems to have ensured the participation of the Caribbean players in the remainder of the IPL as the organisers of the CPL have revised their schedule to avoid a clash of dates with the popular Indian T20 tournament. The Indian Premier League was suspended mid-season last month after the coronavirus breached…

India vs New Zealand WTC Final Live Score, Day 2:

India vs New Zealand WTC Final Live Score, Day 2: Boult removes Pujara, India on backfootLIVE NOWStay with Times of India to get live cricket score, ball-by-ball commentary, scorecard from the World Test Championship final between India and New Zealand. India openers Rohit Sharma (34) and Shubman Gill (28) got off to a decent start…

Live Cricket Score, IND vs NZ WTC Final, Day 2:

Live Cricket Score, IND vs NZ WTC Final, Day 2: Rainy spells forecast on Day 2 as wellLIVE NOWStay with Times of India to get live cricket score, ball-by-ball commentary, scorecard from the World Test Championship final between India and New Zealand.THE TIMES OF INDIA | Jun 19, 2021, 13:17:07 ISTFacebookTwitterLinkedinEMail Source