Showing news for Middlesex v Essex at Lord's, Aug 11-14, 2009
Middlesex v Essex, County Championship, Lord's, 3rd day
Aug 13, 2009: For a day at least the focus on England's middle order didn't include Lord's as Essex fought back from a potential follow-on situation to have a chance of a final-day victory
Middlesex v Essex, County Championship, Lord's, 2nd day
Aug 12, 2009: Ravi Bopara's hopes of clinging to his Test place for the final Ashes encounter at The Oval faded further as he fell for 1 against Middlesex at Lord's
Middlesex v Essex, County Championship, Lord's, 1st day
Aug 11, 2009: It was an unproductive day for England batsmen at Lord's. And just to brighten the mood of the England selectors even more, the innings of the day came from a 20-year-old Australian
Stats highlights from the fourth day in Ranchi, where Cheteshwar Pujara batted for ages and the Australians toiled like they haven't had to in many years
For the third time this home season, the team took the lead after its opposition put up 400 batting first but the Ranchi effort was special
Did Virat Kohli get his tactics right on the final day in Ranchi? Going by his fast bowlers' lines and R Ashwin's late introduction, the Indian captain took a few puzzling calls
On a pitch most suited for him on this tour, David Warner, the T20-specialist-turned-Test star, got his eye in and then played a wasteful shot. The grown-up knock came from another T20 specialist, instead: Glenn Maxwell
Sudhir Gautam, uber Tendulkar fan, is now rooting for a new sport
Three days ahead of the fourth Test, the surface at the HPCA Stadium wore a smattering of grass. Will that, or Mohammed Shami's availability, subject to fitness, change India's combination?
South Africa are set to play 14 Tests in nine months soon, so both fast bowlers, despite being sent home from New Zealand, should not lose hope
This Bangladesh are crazy if they think they can beat Sri Lanka in their own den. Right?
Under duress again, Shakib Al Hasan and Mushfiqur Rahim forged a match-winning partnership and contributed in the second innings to help Bangladesh create history