August 26, 2011
Top performers in Tests in 2011
The top-20 batsmen and bowlers in Test cricket, in 2011, after The Oval Test between India and England.
August 23, 2011
England players lead batting, bowling averages
Veteran batsman Rahul Dravid was the only Indian who held his own as England players ran away with batting and bowling honours in the four-match Test series which the home side won 4-0. Stats: Broad is top wicket-taker in this series
# Stuart Broad has recorded his best bowling figures in a Test series, taking 25 wickets at 13.84 runs apiece. He is the top wicket-taker in the series. India were just no match for England in the Tests!
After India's drubbing in the four-match Test series, Rajneesh Gupta shows how India and England were a perfect mismatch when it came down to the numbers.
August 22, 2011
Dravid-Tendulkar pair most successful in Tests
On the third day of Oval Test, the Indian pair of Rahul Dravid and Sachin Tendulkar became the most successful batting pair in Test cricket during their partnership of 55 runs.
August 21, 2011
Raina bags longest duck by Indian batsmen
Under-pressure after aggregating only 105 runs in six innings of the previous three Tests against England, Raina batted for 39 minutes and faced 29 balls before returning to the pavilion without opening his account in India's first innings of The Oval Test on Saturday.
August 20, 2011
India's second worst performance in a series
India have conceded more than 60 runs for each wicket in the series against England. This is India's second worst performance in a series of four or more Tests.
August 16, 2011
Top performers in Tests in 2011
Alastair Cook moved to the top rung in the leading run-scores for 2011 after his marathon 294 in the third Test between England and India at Edgbaston last week. Broad & Co outshine Tendulkar, VVS
On of the main reasons for India's poor showing in the three Tests was the performance of the much-talked about batsmen, like Gautam Gambhir, Sachin Tendulkar and VVS Laxman, who together failed to score more than 300 in the six innings played so far.
August 14, 2011
India's biggest defeats by an innings margin
The innings and 336 runs defeat against the West Indies in 1958 remains India's worst in Test cricket.
August 13, 2011
Worst defeats for No 1 ranked teams
India's defeat by innings and 242 runs is the worst defeat for a team ranked # 1 (since rankings were introduced). Australia suffered only one loss by innings margin in 72 Tests they played as # 1 team. India have lost 3 by innings margin in only 21 Tests after becoming No 1.
August 11, 2011
When last 3 wkts contributed more than top order!
Rajneesh Gupta shows a record in last 25 years, when the last-three wickets contributed more than the first seven in an innings. Stats: Broad tops wickets tally in series
As a bowler, Stuart Broad recorded his best performance in a Test series, capturing 19 wickets at 11.73 runs apiece. His previous best tally in a Test series was 18 (ave.30.22) in the 2009 Ashes series (five Tests) against Australia.
August 08, 2011
Figure out India's squad for England ODIs
India will play the lone Twenty20 match in Manchester on August 31 followed by five one-dayers at Chester-Le-Street (September 3), Southampton (September 6), London (September 9 and September 11) and Cardiff (September 16). A look at the career record of the squad.
August 04, 2011
Top performers in Tests in 2011
A look at the top batsmen and bowlers in Test cricket in 2011.
August 02, 2011
Biggest wins after trailing on first innings
India suffered a humiliating 319-run defeat at Nottingham. This was despite the fact that India gained first innings lead of 67! The margin is the biggest ever in Test history for a side that conceded first innings lead.
August 01, 2011
Bell first to score four Test tons this year
# Ian Bell and Kevin Pietersen were associated in a partnership of 162 -- England's highest for the third wicket against India at Trent Bridge.
July 29, 2011
India's record in 2nd Tests overseas
After the thrashing at Lord's, Indian team will be hoping for a reversal in their fortunes. They can take some solace from the fact that on three occasions out of last six, they have won the second Test of an overseas series after losing the first Test.
July 26, 2011
Stats: England posted their 35th win against India
# England's victory by 196 runs is their 35th against India in 100 Tests. (Lost 19 and Drawn 46) with a success percentage of 35.00.
July 25, 2011
A world record for Rahul Dravid
India's Rahul Dravid now holds the record of scoring more runs than any other batsman in fourth innings of a Test match. Ishant is top wicket-taker for India this year
# Ishant Sharma (4/59) recorded his best bowling figures against England, surpassing the 3 for 57 in Chennai in December 2008.
July 20, 2011
Milestones to Test match #2000
As India and England prepare to square off in the first Test of the four-match series at Lord's, Rajneesh Gupta presents the many landmarks on the road to the 2000th match of cricket's longest version.
July 19, 2011
FACTBOX - England vs India
England-India factbox before the first of a four-Test series starting at Lord's in London on Thursday.
July 18, 2011
Numbers Game: India vs England
As Team India takes on England in the first Test at Lord's, Rajneesh Gupta takes a look at the career graph from both the teams.
July 11, 2011
Stats: Captain MS Dhoni's eighth Test series win
Statistical highlights at the end of the third and final cricket Test between India and the West Indies at Windsor Park here on Sunday.
July 08, 2011
Leading wicket-takers in Test cricket
Following Harbhajan Singh's milestone of 400 wickets in the third Test against the West Indies on Thursday, we present the leading wicket-takers in the longest format of the game. Stats: Bhajji is 11th bowler to get 400 Test wkts
# Harbhajan Singh became the 11th bowler and the third Indian to complete 400 Test wickets.
July 02, 2011
Stats: Mukund records highest Test innings
# VVS Laxman (72 not out) has recorded his 51st half-century in Tests -- his ninth against the West Indies.
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