Cricket News sort by India Vs England 2nd Test at Mumbai - Nov 23-27, 2012

M S Dhoni’s demand for rank turners has backfired like few decisions have in the history of Indian cricket. One can possibly equate it with Mohammad Azharuddin’s twin blunders – that of inviting England to bat first in the Lord’s Test of 1990...

India fell to embarrassing defeat by ten wickets against England at the Wankhede Stadium on the morning of the fourth day. There was something poetic about England’s victory: consider the fact that India’s highly regarded captain, Mahendra Singh Dhoni...

England have leveled the Test Series against India 1-1 with a clinical 10-wicket victory well inside Lunch on the fourth day of the Mumbai Test. It took England a little over an hour to wrap up the match as India surrendered its last three wickets meekly to leave a target of just 57.

Indian skipper M S Dhoni’s wish for a turner has been granted, but it is the English spinners that have made the best use of the conditions. While Pragyan Ojha did manage to pick up a five-wicket haul in England’s first innings, even hewasn’t as effective as the duo of Monty Panesar and Graeme Swann.

India are on the brink of an embarrassing defeat in the Second Test at the Wankhede Stadium. The hosts’ eagerness to play on a square turning pitch to trouble the English batsmen has backfired completely and an inevitable defeat is looming large early on Day 4.

England have gained the upper hand over India in the Wankhede Test at Mumbai by finishing Day 2 at a strong position of 178 for 2 in 65 overs.

For a man who has played only seven Tests, Cheteshwar Pujara’s batsmanship has been incredibly superb. Until the first day of the Mumbai Test, he was yet to be dismissed by England. His sticky approach to the crease is exactly what India have been seeking ever since it was clear that Rahul Dravid’s career was nearing the end.

Sachin Tendulkar latest dismissal, bowled cheaply for the fourth time in five innings, is sure to pop up the question in fans mind. Is the great man well past his prime, but is still carrying on, merely hoping he can do an encore of his past laurels. Without being too harsh on the man who recently completed 23 years in international cricket...

India have gained the upper hand over England in the Second Test at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai by posting a healthy total of 266 for 6 on what has been a rank turning pitch right from the first session. It is not just the turn but the bounce and pace in the pitch that will ensure that this Test Match will be a low scoring contest for sure.