Cricket News sort by India v England 2nd Test at Nottingham - Jul 29-2, 2011

India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni has been drawing flak for his captaincy after the back-to-back Test defeats to England but his admirers for calling Ian Bell back from being ruled run-out has kept increasing, with veteran Australian batsman Ricky Ponting

Mahendra Singh Dhoni is getting the applause but it was actually Sachin Tendulkar's intervention that led to Ian Bell's reinstatement after his bizarre run-out in the just-concluded India-England second Test, a media report has claimed.

Hot Spot inventor Warren Brennan conceded on Monday the infra-red technology was not "100 per cent accurate" following the vaseline row during the ongoing second Test between India and England.

Indian skipper MS Dhoni on Monday admitted that batting has been a big concern for Team India right from the West Indies tour to the ongoing England series.

Five wickets by Tim Bresnan and a tame surrender by the Indian batsmen handed England a massive 319-run victory in the second Test and a 2-0 lead in the four-Test series here at Nottingham on Monday.

Praveen Kumar took 4/124 as England's second innings finally folded up for 544 on day four of the second Test against India at Nottingham on Monday. The hosts lost their last three wickets for four runs after Tim Bresnan and Stuart Broad put on 82 runs to take England's total past the 500 mark.

Sports minister Ajay Maken on Sunday praised India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni for his fine gesture of withdrawing his appeal against England batsman Ian Bell on the third day of the second cricket Test in Nottingham.

The ICC on Sunday ruled that the run out decision of Ian Bell on the third day of the second cricket Test here was correct and applauded Indian team's fine