1. England vs. India: Player Ratings for MS Dhoni's XI After 5th Test

    A listless India crumbled to an innings and 244-run defeat in the fifth Test against England at the Oval inside three days to bring to an end a long and painful tour of England...

    Jaideep Vaidya Written by Jaideep Vaidya about 4 days ago 2,861 reads 2 comments

  2. India Should Axe Duncan Fletcher but Keep MS Dhoni After 3-1 Loss to England

    A merciless England, led by Alastair Cook, wiped the Oval clean with MS Dhoni 's visiting India as they recorded a massive innings and 244-run victory inside three days...

    Jaideep Vaidya Written by Jaideep Vaidya about 5 days ago 1,955 reads 2 comments

  3. India's Bowlers Have Overshadowed Their Batsmen on Tour of England

    Slowly, and painfully, the five-Test series against England is finally drawing to a close for India. With each passing hour out in the middle, the Indians, none of whom have ever played a series so long, have been found out...

    Jaideep Vaidya Written by Jaideep Vaidya about 6 days ago 478 reads 0 comments

  4. India's New Generation of Batsmen See Their Reputations Torn to Shreds

    As more than 1.2 billion Indians celebrated their nation’s 68th independence day, 11 others haplessly surrendered to their erstwhile rulers on the cricket field...

    Jaideep Vaidya Written by Jaideep Vaidya about 6 days ago 841 reads 1 comments

  5. Mahela Jayawardene's Farewell to Test Cricket Overshadowed by Pakistan on Day 1

    The scene was set for a glowing farewell. One of the Emerald Isle’s most beloved sons, Mahela Jayawardene , was playing his last Test at his home stadium and favourite hunting ...

    Jaideep Vaidya Written by Jaideep Vaidya about 8 days ago 879 reads 0 comments

  6. England vs. India: Player Ratings for MS Dhoni's XI After 4th Test

    India suffered their second humiliation in the five-match series against England after being thumped by an innings and 54 runs inside three days in Manchester...

    Jaideep Vaidya Written by Jaideep Vaidya about 12 days ago 886 reads 2 comments

  7. Time for MS Dhoni to Consider Quitting Captaincy or Wicketkeeping Role in Tests

    There couldn't be a more succinct definition of a false dawn in the English language than what we have witnessed on the cricket field between England and India in the last 20 days or so...

    Jaideep Vaidya Written by Jaideep Vaidya about 12 days ago 2,272 reads 14 comments

  8. After Day 1 of the 4th Test, How Do India Approach Saving the Match and Series?

    Seventeen days ago, a spirited India won their first Test away from home in three years at Lord’s to draw first blood in this five-match series against England...

    Jaideep Vaidya Written by Jaideep Vaidya about 14 days ago 534 reads 2 comments

  9. England vs. India: Player Ratings for MS Dhoni's XI After 3rd Test

    India, on Thursday, succumbed to a humiliating 266-run defeat to England in the third Test at the Ageas Bowl, Southampton...

    Jaideep Vaidya Written by Jaideep Vaidya about 22 days ago 998 reads 1 comments

  10. 5 Things India Must Change to Win 4th Test vs. England in Manchester

    A dominant England took less than a session to wrap up the remaining six Indian wickets on Day 5 at the Ageas Bowl, thereby winning the third Test by a margin of 266 runs and levelling the series 1-1...

    Jaideep Vaidya Written by Jaideep Vaidya about 22 days ago 4,734 reads 1 comments

  11. India Must Consider Dropping Shikhar Dhawan and Virat Kohli After Test Failures

    India need more than a miracle to save the third Test against England at Southampton, with the visitors staring down the barrel at 112 for four at the end of Day 4, chasing England's distant target of 445...

    Jaideep Vaidya Written by Jaideep Vaidya about 22 days ago 6,425 reads 1 comments

  12. Where Have India Gone Wrong from Winning at Lord's to the 3rd Test vs. England?

    If Day 2 was not convincing enough, England left no doubts that they have total control of the third Test against India at the end of Day 3, with the visitors reeling at 323 for eight, a further 47 runs required to only avoid the follow-on...

    Jaideep Vaidya Written by Jaideep Vaidya about 24 days ago 1,399 reads 2 comments

  13. MS Dhoni's Defensive Selections and Tactics Already Look Like India's Big Gamble

    England took the honours on Day 1 of the third Test against India at the Rose Bowl, Southampton, via an industrious 158-run, second-wicket partnership between captain Alastair Cook (95) and Gary Ballance (104 not out)...

    Jaideep Vaidya Written by Jaideep Vaidya about 25 days ago 1,023 reads 1 comments

  14. 2 Changes India Should Consider to Winning Side Before 3rd Test vs. England

    Six days after a historic win at Lord’s , Mahendra Singh Dhoni ’s India travel to Southampton on the southern coast for the third Test of their five-match series against England...

    Jaideep Vaidya Written by Jaideep Vaidya about 29 days ago 10,266 reads 2 comments

  15. England vs. India: Player Ratings for MS Dhoni's XI After 2nd Test

    India beat England by 95 runs at Lord's to record their first win at the venue in 28 years and first away from home in three. Doing so, MS Dhoni's men took a 1-0 lead in the five-Test series with three matches to go...

    Jaideep Vaidya Written by Jaideep Vaidya about 1 month ago 81 reads 4 comments

  16. Ishant Sharma's Match-Winning 7-74 at Lord's Will Go Down in India's Folklore

    After a bizarre and catastrophic day of cricket — depending on which side you're on — India trumped England by 95 runs at Lord's to take a much-deserved 1-0 lead in the five-match series...

    Jaideep Vaidya Written by Jaideep Vaidya about 1 month ago 2,519 reads 3 comments

  17. Ravindra Jadeja Finally Shows How He Can Be a Force for India in Test Cricket

    Ravindra Jadeja , the pantomime villain of the series, transformed Lord's into his backyard and treated international fast bowlers with utter disdain as he helped India grab control of the second Test on Day 4...

    Jaideep Vaidya Written by Jaideep Vaidya about 1 month ago 1,383 reads 3 comments

  18. Murali Vijay's Patient Innings Needs to Continue for India to Win Lord's Test

    Opener Murali Vijay's watchful unbeaten half-century and a stiff and scruffy resistance by skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni late into the day meant that India managed to maintain the ...

    Jaideep Vaidya Written by Jaideep Vaidya about 1 month ago 364 reads 0 comments

  19. Bhuvneshwar Kumar Shows India and England How to Bowl at Lord's

    The second Test between England and India at Lord's has tilted in the visitors' favour at the end of Day 2...

    Jaideep Vaidya Written by Jaideep Vaidya about 1 month ago 865 reads 5 comments

  20. Ajinkya Rahane 103: Is He India's Best Batsman Away from Home?

    On a day of three thirds, Ajinkya Rahane 's mature and classic century on a difficult surface gave India the honours, as they ended Day 1 of the Lord's Test at 290 for nine , up from 145 for seven at one stage...

    Jaideep Vaidya Written by Jaideep Vaidya about 1 month ago 1,006 reads 1 comments

  21. England vs. India, 1st Test 2014: Has Stuart Binny Sealed a Spot for Lord's?

    The first Test between England and India at Trent Bridge, Nottingham, ended in a tame draw , but that wasn't before a heart-in-mouth morning session for the visitors on Day 5 when a middle-order collapse left them struggling to save the match...

    Jaideep Vaidya Written by Jaideep Vaidya about 1 month ago 2,339 reads 0 comments

  22. England vs. India, 1st Test 2014: Indian Bowlers Provide Masterclass on Day 3

    The first Test between England and India at Trent Bridge has reached a tantalising phase at the end of Day 3 . Before this series began, talk surrounding the Indian team had followed a familiar historical path...

    Jaideep Vaidya Written by Jaideep Vaidya about 1 month ago 870 reads 0 comments

  23. MS Dhoni and Alastair Cook: Comparing Their Test Captaincy Styles and Record

    Under-pressure England captain Alastair Cook found an unlikely ally in his Indian counterpart Mahendra Singh Dhoni ahead of their five-Test series...

    Jaideep Vaidya Written by Jaideep Vaidya about 1 month ago 2,343 reads 0 comments

  24. Why India Bringing in Rahul Dravid for England Tour Is a Masterstroke

    India rolled the dice ahead of their five-Test series in England when their Board of Control for Cricket announced on Sunday that former batsman Rahul Dravid would be joining the ...

    Jaideep Vaidya Written by Jaideep Vaidya about 1 month ago 1,223 reads 1 comments

  25. India's Lessons from First Tour Match Before England Test Series

    India inaugurated their two-and-a-half-month tour of England with a rain-curtailed draw in a three-day match against Leicestershire , ahead of their five-Test series against England beginning on July 9...

    Jaideep Vaidya Written by Jaideep Vaidya about 1 month ago 1,049 reads 1 comments