Cricket News sort by India Vs England 1st Test at Rajkot, Nov 09-13, 2016

Even as stand-in South African skipper Faf du Plessis was charged by the ICC of ball tampering in the Hobart Test, a British tabloid on Tuesday alleged that Indian skipper Virat Kohli also tampered with the ball during the first Test against England at Rajkot, which ended in a tight draw

The first Test between India and England may have ended in a draw. The visitors though would undoubtedly be the happier of the two teams at the end of the Test

In a chase of 310, India end with 172/6 when stumps were drawn on the final day

When England skipper Alastair Cook reached the three-figure mark on day five at Rajkot, he went past Sir Don Bradman among the list of batsmen with most ten hundreds, making him the latest to join the 30 Test hundreds club. Here’s a look at batsmen with 30 or more Test tons

Virat Kohli was dismissed for 40 hit-wicket by Adil Rashid on day four during the first Test at Rajkot. Here’s a video recap of hit-wickets in cricket over the years

England regained some ground on Day 4 of the Rajkot Test, after India batted very well on the third day to ensure they remained in contention for a draw. India finished their first innings on 488, after which England responded with an impressive 114 for no loss. Here are important statistics from the fourth day’s play

After two days of domination by England’s batsmen, Indian batters came to the fore on day three at Rajkot. They ended the day on 319 for 4, with Murali Vijay and Cheteshwar Pujara hitting tons. Here’s a look at some interesting stats from the day’s play

All-rounder Ravindra Jadeja came out in firm support of senior spin partner Ravichandran Ashwin following the second day’s play at Rajkot, in which England amassed 537. Ashwin went for 167 runs from 46 overs while claiming only two wickets

England continued to dominate the second day’s play at Rajkot as they finished their first innings with an imposing total of 537. India will have to fight it out hard from this point to save the Test, leave alone winning it. Here are the important stats from Day 2