• LIve Report – India vs England, 3rd Test, Ahmedabad, 2nd day
  • Prithvi Shaw smashes 227* to become India's seventh List A double-centurion
  • Kane Williamson feared match could escape from New Zealand
  • Australia bowl first in Dunedin, both teams unchanged
  • Islamabad come out winners in high-scoring, sloppy contest

LIve Report – India vs England, 3rd Test, Ahmedabad, 2nd day

News Updates, analysis and colour from the second day of the third Test Welcome to day two of our live report of the third India-England Test from Ahmedabad. Join us for updates, analysis and colour. You can find our traditional ball-by-ball commentary here *Most recent entry will appear at the top, please refresh your page for the latest updates. All times are local 4:26 #PoliteEnquiries: Is Rohit the best Test…

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Matt Short holds Victoria together as New South Wales dominate rain-interrupted day

Report Short finished 80 not out as Victoria battled to 7 for 168, with Harry Conway taking 3 for 31 Victoria 7 for 168 (Short 80*, Conway 3-31) against New South Wales Victoria batsman Matthew Short made a fighting unbeaten 80 on a rain-interrupted day that was dominated by the New South Wales bowlers at Bankstown Oval. The players endured multiple interruptions as the rain came and went at regular…

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Prithvi Shaw smashes 227* to become India's seventh List A double-centurion

Prithvi Shaw has struck form in the Vijay Hazare Trophy © BCCI Dropped from the Test team to sort out his technique, Prithvi Shaw, leading the Mumbai senior team for the first time in place of the rested Shreyas Iyer, struck form in the 50-over Vijay Hazare Trophy. On Thursday, he converted his fifth List A century into a magnificent unbeaten 227 as Mumbai amassed 457 for 4 against Puducherry…

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Kane Williamson feared match could escape from New Zealand

News Martin Guptill said it was good to feel the “rhythm back” back as he launched eight sixes in his 97 Tim Seifert takes the catch to give Mitchell Santner his third wicket in an over   Kane Williamson feared Australia were about to pull off an extraordinary heist in Dunedin as Marcus Stoinis and Daniel Sams turned around a near-impossible position before the New Zealand bowlers managed to hold…

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Australia bowl first in Dunedin, both teams unchanged

Australia are unchanged as they look to bounce back © Getty Images Australia won the toss and decided to bowl against New Zealand Australia’s captain Aaron Finch won the toss in Dunedin and chose to bowl first for the second consecutive match as the tourists sought to reverse a yawning defeat to New Zealand in the series opener. Both sides named unchanged teams from the opening game in Christchurch, with…

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Zak Crawley: 'It's nowhere near over' despite England's first-innings collapse

News Batsman insists a lead of 100-150 could be defendable in fourth innings on tricky pitch Zak Crawley has insisted the third Test is “nowhere near over” despite England being bowled out cheaply in their first innings. Crawley, the one England batsman to shine amid another grim performance, believes batting last on this Ahmedabad surface could prove “extremely difficult” and suggested a target of as little as 100 could prove…

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England ask match referee for 'consistency' amid third umpire frustrations

England’s captain and coach have asked the match referee to ensure “consistency” in the process by which the TV umpire comes to decisions after more contentious moments on the first day of the third Test in Ahmedabad. Joe Root and Chris Silverwood went to see Javagal Srinath, the ICC match referee, after the end of the first day’s play to register their frustrations after two decisions – both of which…

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Pink ball beauty is in the eye of the beholder

Report India see clean through the optics to dominate England on opening day / night Stumps: India 99 for 3 (Rohit 57*, Rahane 1*) trail England 112 (Crawley 53, Patel 6-38) by 13 runs What do you see when you look at a pink ball? As Joe Root had indicated on the eve of the Ahmedabad Test, there’s not a lot of data to back up any preconceptions about day-night…

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