India vs England 2012 News
- HPCA confirms recovery of fake tickets in Dharamsala ODI
The police, during the match, had detected around 50 fake tickets of different stands varying from the value of Rs 1,000 to 5,000 and were found scanned with fake official signatures and seat numbers.
- India reclaims number one rank in ODIs
India, which started the series in third place at 117 ratings points, ended at 119 to re-claim the top spot in the ICC ODI Championhsip table after a gap of three years.
- Alastair Cook admits winning the toss was crucial in Dharamsala
The 28-year-old skipper was full of praise for centurion Ian Bell, who scored an unbeaten 113 to guide England to overhaul the target with 16 balls to spare.
- We should've batted sensibly, we're 30-35 runs short: MS Dhoni
Sent into bat, India were all out for 226 and Dhoni said the home team were 30-35 runs short of the target they would have liked to set before England at the picturesque HPCA Stadium which made its ODI debut.
- Raina is a finisher but can bat up the order: Gavaskar
Suresh Raina's skills as a finisher has helped India on several occasions. He himself however has expressed a desire to bat up the line-up.
- England defeat India by 7 wickets: Statistical highlights
Ian Bell's unbeaten century guided his team to a win and helped England end the series on a high, despite losing it a match earlier.
- India vs England, Dharamsala: Suresh Raina completes 4000 ODI runs
Raina had claimed recently that he would like to regain his spot in the Test side, from which he was unceremoniously dropped prior to the England series. Undoubtedly he has failed to deliver in this arena with a below-par average of 28.44 in 17 Test matches. But for a player of Suresh Raina's ability, the Indian faithful must hope that his best is yet to come.
- 5th ODI, Dharamsala: Ian Bell's ton guides England to a consolation win vs India
England, led by Ian Bell, managed a win to end the series 2-3. Target of 227 was never going to push them but Indian bowlers did manage to put in what looked like their best.
- Promising Joe firm in his 'Root's
The England middle-order batsman has been consistent in his outings in the ongoing ODI series against India with 132 runs in 4 games at an average of 66.
- 'Pujara puzzle' remains unsolved ahead of final India-England ODI
Some hints have been dropped. "We will have a new batting attack tomorrow," middle order batsman Suresh Raina, who came at the pre-match press conference stated but didn't wish to clarify whether it mean the change in approach or a change in the line-up.
- Dharamsala ODI: Team India aims to finish with a flourish against England
There couldn't have been a perfect setting for the series finale as Dharamsala can be easily compared with Newlands in Cape Town or the John Davies Oval in Queenstown as one of the most beautiful cricket grounds in the world.
- Suresh Raina expresses desire to bat higher up the order
Although he didn't divulge the team combination, his statement that "you will see a new batting attack tomorrow" raised questions as to whether the bench strength would be on display.
- Sun warms up Dharamsala ahead of India-England ODI
The cricket fans were in dilemma after former England captain Paul Collingwood tweeted Wednesday before the fourth ODI in Mohali in Punjab: "Think I'll need my snow suit for Dharamsala," he said.
- Dharamsala ODI: India vs England match to start half-an-hour late
India has already won the 5-match series and the Dharamsala ODI is nothing but a dead rubber.
- Kevin Pietersen meets Dalai Lama
Kevin Pietersen met the Dalai Lama ahead of the fifth ODI to be played here on Sunday.
- India vs England 5th ODI: Dharamsala all set for a festive Sunday
McLeodganj, 8km from Dharamsala, has around 91 registered hotels which can accommodate 2,000 people. In addition to this, a dozen government guest houses are also there. Sanjeev Gandhi, owner of a hotel in McLeodganj said, "The total rooms of our hotel were booked a year back for this event.
- India vs England: Cold reception for players in Dharamsala, literally!
Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association (HPCA) officials are making every effort to make the players feel comfortable.
- A 'very average' Team India lucky to have MS Dhoni, says Geoffrey Boycott
Talking about other Indian players, Boycott said star opener Virender Sehwag, who has been dropped from the ongoing ODI series against England, was lucky to hold on to his place for so long. The Englishman felt Gambhir was also fortunate to be continuing despite deteriorating technically.