He allowed himself a brief teary moment as he reached his 45th Test ton
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Wednesday 14 November 2012
India's new batting star is already established as talisman for a team in midst of transition
Monday 15 October 2012
As well as celebrating his 100th cap for Portugal tomorrow night, Cristiano Ronaldo can revel in becoming the first sportsman to receive over 50 million 'Likes' on Facebook.
A genius he may be, but Kevin Pietersen comes with ready access to a professional self-destruct button
Friday 05 October 2012
The South African should be a batting great. For all I know he's a lovely guy in private. But he has a lot to learn from an Indian contemporary
Saturday 14 April 2012
1. Lancashire towns: Stuart Lancaster; Billy Preston; Horatio Nelson; Eric Morecambe.
Thursday 05 April 2012
Sri Lanka 275 England 154-1: Crucial innings ensures captain will be in charge this summer as England scent win
Friday 16 March 2012
India batsman Sachin Tendulkar today recorded his 100th international century, a remarkable feat to add to the myriad of achievements already completed during the course of a remarkable career.
Friday 09 March 2012
Taunton has long been a ground for the biggest of the big hitters, from the days of Harold Gimblett through Botham and Richards to Marcus Trescothick. Rahul Dravid would not feature on anyone's list of cricket's great long swords but he did once bat with a dash of Taunton fire and brimstone that would have impressed any of that fearsome foursome.
Thursday 08 March 2012
Rahul Dravid, one of cricket's greats, appears set to retire from the sport at international level tomorrow.
Friday 27 January 2012
Paceman Peter Siddle took 5 for 49 as Australia again dominated India on the third day of the fourth and final Test in Adelaide. The tourists began on 61-2 in reply to the hosts' 604-7 and despite a maiden Test century from Virat Kohli – last man out for 116 – they were dismissed for 272.
Monday 16 January 2012
India coach Duncan Fletcher has been given the backing of his captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni despite being on the verge of a second successive away series whitewash since he took charge.
Monday 16 January 2012
The Good, the Bad and the Odd
Saturday 07 January 2012
The Last Word
Thursday 05 January 2012
Australia captain Michael Clarke made history at the SCG to leave India fighting to avoid defeat in the second Test.
Wednesday 04 January 2012
A career-high double century from skipper Michael Clarke and a drought-breaking ton for Ricky Ponting left Australia in complete control against India at stumps on day two of the second Test at the Sydney Cricket Ground.
Friday 30 December 2011
Australia 333 & 240 India 282 & 169 (Australia win by 122 runs): Not quite to their previous heady heights but bowling was good start for new regime
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