LEEDS: Joe Root is keen to utilise his experience batting against spinner Kuldeep Yadav in limited-overs cricket during England's upcoming Test series with India.
It was meant as a cheeky gesture of defiance to celebrate a stunning return to form and a significant one-day series win for England.
Joe Root wants to move past the embarrassment of his Headingley 'bat-drop' and instead inspire a cricket-based repeat of England's northern action this summer.
Joe Root is eyeing more one-day international tons after becoming England’s most prolific century-maker, though his next one is unlikely to be celebrated with another bat-drop.
Joe Root described his celebration when he scored a century against India at Headingley on Tuesday as the most ‘embarrassing’ thing he had ever done on a cricket field.
[India], July 18 (ANI): Indian batsman Rishabh Pant has earned his maiden Test cap as Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) announced an 18-member squad for first three matches of the upcoming five-match Test Series against England.
Sky Sports to broadcast 12 Kia Super League matches in 2018 in huge year of women's sport Sky Sports will show 12 matches from the Kia Super League this summer as part of a huge line-up of women's sport in 2018.
The 20-year-old Pant is renowned for his swashbuckling batting and will be the second choice keeper behind Dinesh Karthik.
India pacer Shardul Thakur feels it is never easy to come off the bench and perform straight away in high-pressure games, and he too felt the heat in the series-deciding third and final ODI against England here.
MUMBAI (Reuters) - Retired India batting great Sachin Tendulkar has joined forces with Middlesex Cricket to launch an academy for budding male and female cricketers.