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Wicket still good for batting: Buttler

Mumbai: The dry Wankhede Stadium pitch onwhich Indian spinners claimed all the 10 wickets in England first innings in the fourth cricket Test here, was still good enough to bat on after two days of play, said visiting team batsman Joss Buttler on Friday. “It’s still a good wicket for batting. The majority (of balls)

Did not expect a two-paced Eden Gardens wicket: Rahane

Kolkata: Middle-order batsman Ajinkya Rahane, who scored a 77-run knock to steady India’s innings after initial jitters on Friday, said the Eden Gardens wicket for the second Test against New Zealand was “two-paced”, contrary to their expectations. “We didn’t expect a two-paced wicket. We felt the wicket will be very good for batting. Generally in

Getting the wicket of Williamson was game-changer: Jadeja

Kanpur: Left-arm spinner Ravindra Jadeja, who tormented the New Zealand batsmen with his five-for, said it was Kane Williamson’s dismissal by R Ashwin in the morning session which proved to be a game-changer for the hosts. Ashwin bowled a peach of a delivery to clean bowl the Kiwi captain as India reduced the visitors from