England thrashed as India complete series victory

England thrashed as India complete series victory

Fourth Test, Mumbai (day five): England 400 & 195: Ashwin 6-55, Root 77 India 631: Kohli 235, Vijay 136, J Yadav 104 India win by an innings and 36 runs Scorecard England subsided to an innings-and-36-run defeat on the final day of the fourth Test in Mumbai as India swiftly sealed a series victory. Resuming on 182-6 – still 49 behind – England’s final four wickets fell in 48 balls, with Ravichandran Ashwin taking 6-55…

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England call up Jennings and Dawson to India tour

England call up Jennings and Dawson to India tour

England have called up uncapped duo Keaton Jennings and Liam Dawson to their tour of India. Durham opener Jennings, 24, replaces Lancashire’s Haseeb Hameed, 19, who will miss the remaining two Tests after breaking his left hand. Hampshire all-rounder Dawson, 26, comes in for Zafar Ansari, who has been struggling with a back injury. England are 2-0 down in the series with two matches to play. The fourth Test starts on 8 December. Meanwhile, England…

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India beat England to take 2-0 series lead

India beat England to take 2-0 series lead

Third Test, Mohali (day four): England 283 & 236: Root 78, Hameed 59*, Ashwin 3-81 India 417 & 104-2: Patel 67* India won by eight wickets Scorecard India completed an eight-wicket victory over England on the fourth day of the third Test in Mohali to go 2-0 up with two matches of the series to play. From 78-4 overnight, England at least mustered 236 to set the home side a target of 103. Joe Root…

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Facebook Express Wi-fi goes live in India

Facebook Express Wi-fi goes live in India

Facebook has launched a scheme to bring internet access to underserved locations in India. Express Wi-fi offers software to local entrepreneurs to allow them to work with service providers and share their internet connection with the public for a fee. Users have access to a variety of services, including news and weather reports. One critic of Facebook’s previous plans was more receptive to this one. “I think it’s a great initiative, we need more companies…

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England pushed towards Test defeat by India

England pushed towards Test defeat by India

Third Test, Mohali (day three): England 283 & 78-4: Ashwin 3-19 India 417: Jadeja 90, Ashwin 72, Stokes 5-73 England trail by 56 runs Scorecard England look set for defeat in the third Test after India dominated day three in Mohali. Ravinchandran Ashwin took 3-19 as England slid to 78-4, 56 behind, with only Joe Root, opening in place of the injured Haseeb Hameed, resisting on 36. India’s lower order had earlier frustrated England for…

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Stokes & Rashid keep England in contention against India

Stokes & Rashid keep England in contention against India

Third Test, Mohali (day two): England 283: Bairstow 89, Shami 3-63 India 271-6: Kohli 62, Rashid 3-81 India trail by 12 runs Scorecard England produced an outstanding bowling and fielding display to drag themselves back into contention on day two of the third Test against India in Mohali. After wrapping up the England innings for 283 in the first four overs of the day, India were well placed at 148-2. But the tourists took three…

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Root & Moeen put England in charge against India

Root & Moeen put England in charge against India

First Test, Rajkot (day one): England 311-4: Root 124, Moeen 99* India: yet to bat Scorecard Joe Root hit a century and Moeen Ali an unbeaten 99 as England dominated the first day of the first Test against India in Rajkot. Root made 124 and shared a stand of 179 with Moeen to take England to 311-4 on the first day of the five-Test series. England were earlier 102-3 – debutant Haseeb Hameed making 31…

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