England’s Joe Root celebrates after his century against India during day one of their first Test at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai on Friday. Courtesy: ECB website
England’s controversial rotation policy is in the spotlight again after it was announced Moeen Ali would leave the tour of India following Tuesday’s crushing 317-run loss in the second Test at Chennai. Off-spinner Moeen was one of England’s best players
New dad Virat Kohli returns to captain a buoyant India against England as they aim to build on their crushing win over Australia by sealing a place in the World Test Championship final.
Indian skipper Virat Kohli’s captaincy will be under the scanner again as the hosts will be seeking to level the ongoing four-match series against England in the second Test beginning on Saturday at Chennai’s MA Chidambaram Stadium — albeit on a pitch
India and England head into a crucial third Test starting Wednesday at the world’s biggest cricket stadium with more than a series between two of the biggest rivals at stake, according to their pace spearheads Ishant Sharma and Jimmy Anderson.
Both teams will first meet in two 50-over warm-up games on Dec.25 and 27 respectively, and is followed by three T20Is scheduled to be played on Dec.29 and 31, plus on Jan.2 at Sharjah International Cricket Stadium.
Leaders Al Wasl will look to consolidate their position on the top of the table when they take on rivals Al Wahda in their Round 10 match of the Pro League on Friday.
CEO Mauro Gianetti emphasised the team's role in driving positive social impact and supporting the UAE's decarbonisation goals through a comprehensive sustainability programme.