#India vs England

.Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Suryakumar Yadav, nicknamed SKY, plays for the Mumbai Indians in the IPL. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@surya_14kumar)

  • Suryakumar Yadav scored his 12th IPL half-century against the Kolkata Knight Riders
  • The Mumbai Indians batsman played a brisk knock of 56 off 36 balls
  • He made his his first-class debut in the 2010-11 Ranji season against Delhi

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
India's Rohit Sharma plays a shot on the first day of the 3rd Test against England, at the Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad. (PTI Photo)

  • Rohit Sharma now has 742 rating points, 20 more than his previous best of 722 in October 2019, when he was ranked tenth
  • Ravichandran Ashwin broke into the top three of the bowler's rankings
  • England skipper Joe Root's maiden 5-wicket haul in the third Test helped him jump 16 places into 72 

.Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
Right-handed batsman Michael Vaughan was captain for England from 2003 to 2008. (Photo credit: Instagram/@michaelvaughan)

  • The third IndiavsEngland Test in Motera finished within two days
  • Michael Vaughan hinted at financial repercussions being a possible remedy for the problem
  • Vaughan said that ICC was letting India get away with whatever they wish

.Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
Ravichandran Ashwin had recently said in a press conference after the third Test that living without his family members was turning out to be particularly difficult. (Photo credit: BCCI/PTI)

  • The fourth Test is scheduled to begin on March 4, 2021
  • The Indian players are currently living in a bio-bubble
  • The third Test between India and England ended in two days

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
India are currently leading 2-1 in the four-match Test series against England after a 10-wicket win in the third Test. (PTI Photo)

  • The third and final ODI between India and England could be shifted from Pune to Mumbai 
  • If the number of COVID-19 cases in Maharashtra keep rising, the ODI series could be hosted in Ahmedabad
  • The five-match T20I series is set to be hosted at the Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad from March 12

.Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
India registered a 10-wicket win in the third Test against England on Thursday. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@ICC)

  • The pink-ball Test between India and England ended in two days, leading to a lot of criticism
  • BCCI understands that another rank turner will not bode well for the new venue
  • If there has been one good and one bad pitch at the same venue, the ICC is unlikely to take any action

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Jasprit Bumrah has already been rested for the upcoming white-ball series.(Photo Credit: Twitter/@Jaspritbumrah93)

  • Jasprit Bumrah made a request to BCCI to be released from India's squad, the Board said
  • No addition to India's squad will be made for the final Test, it added
  • Bumrah will not be available for selection for the fourth Test, BCCI said

.London, UK
Alastair Cook has spoken against Virat Kohli's assessment of the Motera pitch. (Photo Credit: Facebook/@AlastairCookOfficial)

  • Alastair Cook said Virat Kohli "defended the wicket almost as if it's a BCCI thing"
  • Kohli had said it was the quality of batting that wasn't up to the mark
  • "Take the wicket out and blame the batsmen?" Cook asked

.Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
Indian spinners Ravichandran Ashwin (in picture) and Axar Patel wreaked havoc on the Motera surface. (Photo credit: PTI)

  • There have been erroneous reports that India will lose WTC points if the Ahmedabad pitch is rated 'poor'
  • For the pitch quality to create WTC implications, the pitch would have to be deemed “unfit”
  • The last time a pitch was declared "unfit" was more than a decade ago

.Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
Patel took a total of 11 wickets in the two innings of the third Test. (Photo credit: PTI)

  • The video displays the left-arm spinner narrating his experience during the time when he was out of the squad
  • Axar Patel pointed out that his situation did not always resemble the present bout of celebration
  • Hardik Pandya  appreciated Patel's performance, saying the team was waiting for his debut