JOHANNESBURG: Further play in the third Test between South Africa and India was in the hands of the match officials on Friday (Jan 26) after play was called off shortly before the scheduled close on the third day at the Wanderers. Umpires Aleem Dar and Ian Gould, in consultation with match referee Andy Pycroft, took the players off the field after South African opener Dean Elgar was hit on the grille of his helmet by a short ball from India's Jasprit Bumrah. There had been several discussions between the umpires…
DHARAMSALA: Off-spinner Nathan Lyon took four key wickets to fashion a late comeback for Australia on an engrossing second day in the decisive fourth Test against India on Sunday. The 29-year-old made the most of a lively track at Dharamsala, which is hosting its first Test, to return a rich haul of 4-67 in the final session of play. Fast bowlers Josh Hazlewood (1-40) and Pat Cummins (1-59) also bowled their hearts out during frugal spells to restrict the hosts to 248-6 at stumps. India trail by 52 runs with four…
LONDON: The International Cricket Council (ICC) has charged English fast bowler James Anderson under Level 3 of the ICC Code of Conduct for misbehaving with Indian spin bowler Ravendra Jadega, ARY News reported Wednesday.