India needs 77 runs to beat England in their series-opening cricket Test after dismissing the touring team for 406 in its second innings on the final morning.
Kevin Pietersen’s double century led England to a 457-run lead over India after day two of their opening cricket Test at Lord’s in London.
Pakistan advanced to the semifinals of the World Twenty20 cricket competition alongside Australia after India failed to restrict South Africa’s run rate in a one- run victory.
New Zealand set India a target of 261 to win their second cricket Test in Bangalore as the home team seeks to secure a 2-0 victory in the two-match contest.
England was 127-2 against India on the rain-shortened opening day of their first cricket Test at Lord’s in London.
India beat the West Indies by 80 runs yesterday to finish second in Group B at cricket’s World Cup and set up a quarterfinal against three-time defending champion Australia.
India and England played out the fourth tie at the Cricket World Cup in a match that set the record for the most runs in a game at the tournament.
Australia routed India by an innings and 37 runs in the third cricket Test in Perth to win their four-match series with a game to spare.
Australia captain Michael Clarke hit a career-best 251 not out and predecessor Ricky Ponting ended a two-year century drought to lift their team to a 291-run first- innings lead over India in the second cricket Test.
Kevin Pietersen was 202 not as England declared on 474-8 against India on day two of their opening cricket Test.