As per sources Alastair Cook to be knighted soon. “A knighthood is a question of when, not if,” as per one source. “The Prime Minister has intervened before,” the source added. “After the 2012 Olympics, she told the committee to go ahead with issuing awards. She loves cricket and it’s not beyond the realm of possibility that 

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England’s most successful test batsman, Alastair Cook has announced his retirement from Test Cricket after the Oval test against India. Cook has scored more test runs than anyone in England.   Alastair Cook – “After much thought and deliberation over the last few months I have decided to announce my retirement from international cricket at 

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On Wednesday, India won their 7th Test in England in 86 years. Here are some records and milestones achieved during the third test between England & India.   India Winning a Test in England At The Oval by 4 wickets, 1971 At Lord’s by 5 wickets, 1986 At Leeds by 279 runs, 1986 At Leeds 

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17-Aug-2018: Ravi Shastri admits Kuldeep selection goof-up, asks batsmen to show mental grit.   “I don’t think it’s fair to single out any player. Batsmen from both teams have struggled,” Shastri said. “When the occasion demands, it’s a case of mental resolve, how you put mind over matter. Mental discipline will be the key as 

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15-Aug-2018: Former Indian Captain Ajit Wadekar is no more. He breathed his last at Mumbai’s Jaslok Hospital. He was suffering from Cancer. He was 77.   Under his leadership India won its maiden Test Series Win in West Indies & England (1971) He was also the coach of Indian Cricket Team in the mid 90s 

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14 Aug 2018: “England are arguably the best in the world in these conditions but the real eye has to be on India – they have to be wary of the wheels completely falling off,” Hussain told Sky Sports Cricket looking ahead to Saturday’s third Test at Trent Bridge.   “India are No 1 in the world 

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