India skipper Virat Kohli on Thursday regained the No.1 ICC Test batting spot after notching 200 runs (97, 103) in the just-concluded Trent Bridge Test against England, that India won by 203 runs.
England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) selectors on Thursday recalled batsman James Vince as a cover for injured wicketkeeper-bat Jonny Bairstow for the fourth Test, starting in Southampton on August 30.
Prithvi Shaw, the 2018 Under-19 World Cup winning skipper, on Wednesday broke into the India Test side even as the BCCI senior selection committee dropped off-colour opener Murali Vijay and Kuldeep Yadav from the squad for the remaining two Tests of the five-match rubber against England.
India staged a stunning comeback in the five-match Test rubber on Wednesday by thrashing England by 203 runs in the third Test at Trent Bridge.
England fast bowler Stuart Broad has been fined 15 per cent of his match fee for breaching Level 1 of the ICC Code of Conduct during the second day of the third Test against India at Trent Bridge, a statement said.
India are one wicket away from a comprehensive victory as England were 311/9 at stumps on the fourth day while chasing a mammoth 521 in the third Test match on Tuesday.
India declared their second innings at 352/7, setting a target of 521 runs for England to win the third Test with two days remaining at Trent Bridge on Monday.
A desperate Virat Kohli-led Indian team will be hungry to keep themselves alive in the five-match Test cricket series against hosts England when they square-off in the third Test at the Trent Bridge starting on Saturday.
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) and the Emirates Cricket Board signed an agreement today for the United Arab Emirates to host the 2018 edition of the Asia Cup.
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