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Ind vs Eng, 3rd Test: Ishant becomes 2nd Indian pacer to play 100 Tests

Ind vs Eng, 3rd Test: Ishant becomes 2nd Indian pacer to play 100 Tests

Ahmedabad: Pacer Ishant Sharma became the second India fast bowler to play 100 Test matches when he bowled the first over of the pink-ball Test against England at the Narendra Modi Stadium here on Wednesday.Ishant also became the fourth Indian bowler to achieve the glorious milestone. The fast bowle...

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Ind vs Eng: Was prepared to bowl with pink ball but didn't expect to take 6 wickets, says Axar

Ind vs Eng: Was prepared to bowl with pink ball but didn't expect to take 6 wickets, says Axar

Ahmedabad (Gujarat) [India], February 24 (ANI): India all-rounder Axar Patel, who spun a web over the visitors on Wednesday, was well prepared for the pink-ball challenge against England in the third Test.Axar, playing in just his second Test, scalped six wickets on the first day of the day-night Te...

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Axar makes use of skiddy new ball, thanks to fast bowlers' misery

Axar makes use of skiddy new ball, thanks to fast bowlers' misery

<br>"When the fast bowlers were bowling there was a trough in the landing area so there was a problem the length of the ball right. So I had to come in early," said the left-arm spinner."I think the pink ball has glare which is why it was skidding off the wicket. Because of that...

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Ind vs Eng, 3rd Test: Kohli departs but Rohit hits fifty as hosts maintain advantage

Ind vs Eng, 3rd Test: Kohli departs but Rohit hits fifty as hosts maintain advantage

Ahmedabad (Gujarat) [India], February 24 (ANI): Spinner Jack Leach dismissed Virat Kohli just before concluding minutes of the day's play but Rohit Sharma hit fifty as India ended the opening day of the pink-ball Test against England in the driver's seat at the Narendra Modi Stadium on Wednesday.At ...

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3rd Test vs Eng: India take charge with Patel's 6-wkt haul (Stumps)

3rd Test vs Eng: India take charge with Patel's 6-wkt haul (Stumps)

India lost the wicket of captain Virat Kohli late in the day after he had put on 64 runs for the third wicket with Rohit Sharma, who was batting on 57 (off 82 balls) at stumps.India had earlier lost Shubman Gill and Cheteshwar Pujara early, both falling within six balls.Gill and Sharma had survived ...

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Fan breaches security to meet Kohli, cops may initiate action

Fan breaches security to meet Kohli, cops may initiate action

Kohli gestured to the young man to stay away and as he turned back to run back to the stands, he was caught by the security and whisked away through a passage that divided the Ambani end stand with another. The fans at the base of both stands rushed to the end to follow the treatment that the securi...

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3rd Test: India end Day 1 at 99/3 wkts, replying to Eng's 112

3rd Test: India end Day 1 at 99/3 wkts, replying to Eng's 112

Ahmedabad, Feb 24 (IANS) India, in reply to England's first-innnings' 112, were 99 for three wickets at close on the opening day of the third day-night Test against England here on Wednesday.Rohit Sharma was batting on 57 off 82 balls and Ajinkya Rahane was on one. India are still 13 runs short of m...

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Indian batsmen see off tricky twilight period that had little threat

Indian batsmen see off tricky twilight period that had little threat

None of the two, neither Rohit Sharma nor Shubman Gill, had faced the pink ball in twilight phase. Gill is playing his first day-night Test and Rohit Sharma has played one before but did not bat in the twilight period.The two managed to stave off the two opening bowlers and a couple of 30 second to ...

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Ashwin becomes fourth highest wicket-taker for India with 599 international wickets

Ashwin becomes fourth highest wicket-taker for India with 599 international wickets

Ahmedabad: Seasoned off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin on Wednesday went past Zaheer Khan's tally of 597 international wickets to climb to the fourth spot on the list of Indian bowlers with the most wickets in international cricket.Ashwin dismissed Ollie Pope in the 28th over to overtake Zaheer's tally...

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LED lights go off for a minute, stop play in 3rd Test

LED lights go off for a minute, stop play in 3rd Test

Ahmedabad: The LED lights at the new stadium in Motera went off for about a minute and stopped play in the second session of the first day's play in the first India-England Test on Wednesday.The incident happened in Indian innings' second over and just before Shubman Gill was seemingly caught in sli...

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