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Melbourne: Cricket Australia (CA) has decided to launch a probe on England all-rounder Moeen Ali’s allegations against an Australian player for calling him ‘Osama’ during the 2015 Ashes. Moeen, 31, made the accusation in his soon-to-be-released autobiography, where he also labelled the 2015 Australian touring party as ‘rude’ and ‘disrespectful’. ALSO READ: Cricket Australia open for more …

Melbourne: Cricket Australia (CA) has responded positively to India head coach Ravi Shastri’s request for more warm-up games in the run-up to the four-match Test series between the two nations later this year. Following the recent 1-4 series loss to England, Shastri had demanded more warm-up games against Australia ahead of first Test in Adelaide from …

London: A batting collapse saw India reeling at 58/3 at stumps after England set them a victory target of 464 courtesy superlative centuries from Alastair Cook and Joe Root, on day 4 of the fifth and final Test here on Monday. K.L. Rahul was batting on 46 while Ajinkya Rahane was on 10 after James Anderson …

London: Playing in his final Test, Alastair Cook looked solid and helped England take the upper hand in the fifth and final rubber against India despite Ravindra Jadeja’s batting heroics, at the end of day 3 here on Sunday. At close of play, Cook was unbeaten on 46 runs in his last international innings as England …

London: India’s batting woes continued as they were left reeling at 174/6 in reply to England’s 332 in the first innings, at stumps on Day 2 of the fifth and final test match here on Saturday. At the crease were debutant Hanuma Vihari (25 batting) and all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja (batting 8). James Anderson (2/20) and Ben …

Southampton: England reduced India to 46/3 in their second innings after being bowled out for 271 in their second innings at lunch on the fourth day of the fourth and penultimate Test here on Sunday. India, chasing 245 to win the match and level the series 2-2, lost opening batsmen Shikhar Dhawan (17) and Lokesh Rahul …

New Delhi: Following his good form during the ongoing series in England, India skipper Virat Kohli regained the top spot in the ICC Test rankings for batsmen, released on Thursday. Scores of 97 and 103 in the third Test against England helped the 29-year-old accumulate 937 rating points, also his personal best so far. ALSO READ: PM …

Nottingham: India finally registered its first victory in ongoing five-Test series against England defeating the hosts by 203 runs at the Trent Bridge Cricket ground here on Wednesday. In their pursuit of 521 runs for victory, England resumed their innings at 311/9 and lasted a little over two overs before losing the final wicket of …