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India vs England 3rd Test Day 3: England in control as India totter

England's Stuart Broad, fourth right, celebrates taking the wicket of India's Bhuvneshwar Kumar, third left, with his teammates

India still needed 47 runs to avoid the embarrrassment of a follow-on after pathetic shot selection by some of the top-order batsmen, which allowed England to tighten their grip on the third cricket T

Ishant has to bowl a lot of bouncers, says Zaheer

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Veteran speedster Zaheer Khan teamed up with Andrew Leipus, former physiotherapist of the Indian team, and Adrian Le Roux, the team’s fitness trainer, on Tuesday to launch Pro-Sport, a sprawling fitne

India allowed England recovery

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A shaky Indian slip cordon was England’s biggest ally in the quick turnaround since the Lord’s debacle.

No fracture for Bell after blow on thumb

There was relief for England after senior batsman Ian Bell was found not to have suffered a fractured thumb while fielding against India in the ongoing third Test at Southampton on Tuesday.Early in th

ICC warn Moeen Ali against repeat of Gaza protest

Ali wore wristbands during the third Test match against India on Monday that read "Save Gaza" and "Free Palestine". Photo: AFP

England's Moeen Ali has been warned by world cricket chiefs not to wear wristbands declaring his support for the people of Gaza again during international matches.

Great to get hundred after strange dismissals: Ian Bell

Ian Bell brilliantly struck his way out of poor form by scoring 167 against India in the third Test at Southampton. Photo: AP

Delighted after notching his 21st Test hundred, England batsman Ian Bell said it was a huge relief to get the ton after finding "strange ways" to get himself out in previous outings.

Ishant Sharma's absence haunting MS Dhoni and co.,says Ajit Agarkar

In-form Ishant Sharma was sidelined from the Southampton Test due to ankle injury. Photo: AFP/ File

Former India pacer Ajit Agarkar on Tuesday said missing out on Ishant Sharma's services in the ongoing third Test at Southampton has hurt the team in the ongoing match.

Great to see the seniors chip in: Stuart Broad

Broad stated that England aim to wrap Indian inning early on day 4. Photo: AP

England all-rounder Stuart Broad was relieved that finally the senior players of his side succeeded in rising up to the challenge in the third Test against India.

Disappointed with the manner I got out, says Ajinkya Rahane

A miscued pull off Moeen Ali's off-spin ended Ajinkya Rahane's stay in the middle during the third Test. Photo: AF

Talented batsman Ajinkya Rahane expressed his disappointment in the manner he got out playing a poor shot off a rank longhop bowled by part-time offspinner Moeen Ali on the third day of the third Test

The collective moral might and high-mindedness of the Communist parties of India miserably failed the country in the critical battle of 2014. Their numbers in Parliament dropped drastically and their presence as an ideological force is dwindling day by day.

Here is something for Dinanath Batra to chew on. While he leads the charge against cakes and candles on birthdays, all things Western, including English language education, millions of Chinese college students take the country’s many standardised English tests every year, hoping to embellish their resumes with language certificates.