Free Press Journal
  • Ishant leads India’s fightback after Cook’s fifty in Fifth Test Match

    London : Ishant Sharma struck thrice to lead India’s sensational fightback as the visitors reduced England to 198-7 at stumps after Alastair Cook hit a memorable half-century in his career’s final match on Day one of the fifth Test on Friday.

  • India vs England: Winning series 4-1 would send a really strong statement to the world, says Joe Root

    London: Getting ready for an emotional week ahead, England skipper Joe Root says they want to conjure up a perfect send-off for Alastair Cook in the final Test, where a win will also send a strong statement to the world. Root said that Cook had informed him of his retirement decision in Southampton, and that this wouldn’t be a distraction ahead of or during the fifth Test.

  • Pride at stake, Kohli & Co eye consolation win

    London : Battered after yet another deflating series defeat, the Indian cricket team will be aiming to pick up pieces while spoiling Alastair Cook’s farewell party in the fifth and final Test against England starting Friday. With England taking an unassailable 3-1 lead in the five-Test series, the final match at the Oval is only of academic importance but Virat Kohli will want to finish on a definite high.

  • Rohit, Shikhar key to India’s game-plan in Asia Cup: Brett Lee

    Mumbai : Former Australian speedster Brett Lee has backed Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan to come out good in the upcoming Asia Cup saying the two will hold key to India’s game-plan in absence of regular skipper Virat Kohli.

  • Anushka Sharma showers love on hubby Virat says, ‘I’m married to the greatest man in the world’

    ‘Sui Daaga’ actress Anushka Sharma is having the best time of her life. B-town actress got married to cricketer Virat Kohli last year in December and ever since then the adorable couple never forgets to give some major couple goals with their PDA. Anushka is currently busy with the promotions of her upcoming film ‘Sui Dhaaga’ along with Varun Dhawan. Amid one such promotion event Varun was asked about his love for cicket,

  • Rajput’s son to join Mizoram

    Mumbai : Zimbabwe head-coach Lalchand Rajput’s son Akhil is all set to play for debutants Mizoram as an outstation player in the upcoming Ranji Trophy.

  • India to play first Test against WI on October 4

    New Delhi : India will begin its seven-week home series against the West Indies with a Test match at Rajkot on October 4, less than a week after the completion of the Asia Cup. The BCCI on Tuesday announced the fixtures of the home series against West Indies which will culminate on November 11.

  • Kohli retains top spot in ICC Test rankings 

    The Indian captain, who has scored 544 runs in his eight innings this series, is 11th in the list of best ever in terms of rating points, just one adrift of a group of four – Gary Sobers, Clyde Walcott, Vivian Richards and Kumar Sangakkara.

  • To back Team India or criticise it, dilemma of Indian fans

    So, there we go again. Another overseas series, another loss. All the hopes and expectations of renaissance were confined to the Ashes on Sunday as India stumbled on familiar territory. The 3-1 defeat with one Test to go, marks a hat-trick of losses for India in England – remember they lost by the same margin in 2014 after taking the series lead, and were embarrassed 4-0 before that, back in 2011.

  • Murali Vijay hopeful of comeback soon

    Dubai : Indian batsman Murali Vijay, who has been dropped for the last two Tests of the ongoing five-match series against England, has said that he is optimistic about making a return in the national team in the coming future.