West Indies's batting performance in the England series has been among their worst on tour since 2000, with the top-6 averaging just 28.66 with no century in the entire three-game series.
Trapping Kraigg Brathwaite with that incoming delivery in line with the middle stump, Broad, who was left "angry and gutted" over his omission from the Southampton opener, had his 500th wicket.
On Day 3 of the deciding Test, Broad picked up six wickets in seven overs - which also included the much-questioned five-wicket haul - across two innings to not just single-handedly leave West Indies on the ropes, but also take his career tally to 499 wickets.
It would be wrong to point out which captain gave how many match-winners to Team India. Both are legends of the game, both had different challenges ahead of them and both overcame them like leaders do, ultimately contributing towards the team.
Ben Stokes' imposing all-round performance, which included 254 runs and three wickets, was what stood as the difference between the two sides.
Since 2019, Stokes has been England's highest run-getter in Tests with 1355 runs in 16 Tests, averaging 52.11.
Ben Stokes may have not secured a victory in his captaincy debut, but there was more to his leadership than a few calls gone wrong.
Toss was never an issue, but a team can expect little about making an early impact in a match with a first-innings total of just 204.
Holder is the No.1 all-rounder in Test cricket, ahead of Stokes, and the third-ranked bowler after Cummins and New Zealand's Neil Wagner. And day 2 of the England series opener was among the very many reasons why.
On Wednesday morning, opener Dominic Sibley was dismissed only in the 10th ball of the game hence getting international cricket off to the most English starts.
Dhoni's ability to understand the most difficult situation and act aptly, denying perception, data and match-up analysis, has been the major reason behind CSK becoming arguably the best T20 franchise ever.
On the occasion of MS Dhoni's 39th birthday, we have made a humble attempt at compiling numbers from his illustrious career, while trying to highlight the defining moments in his career.
West Indies are the defending champions of the contest having scripted an impressive 2-1 win at home in early 2019 but will be looking to bag their first series win in England since 1988.
Among the notable retention made by the ECB in announcing their pace-heavy 13-man squad and nine reserves for the West Indies opener is Joe Denly.
In an exclusive interview to indiatvnews.com over e-mail, Dr Ferdinands, who is also a former first-class cricketer and an international cricket coach, talked about how bowlers will have to evolve themselves in a saliva-free world.
In this piece, we dissected Pant’s T20 numbers over the last two years, his performance as a middle-order batsman, stressing more on his No.4 statistics, while also focusing on his batting in the middle overs
In this piece, we will dissect de Villiers' IPL numbers, compare them with his nomination contenders and other top-10 run-getters in IPL and prove why he indeed is the best IPL batsman ever.
On this very day, 14 years ago, Australia's Jason Gillespie had carved a sensational and an unbeaten 201 against Bangladesh in Chittagong, the only 100-plus knock by a nightwatchman in the history of the sport
McCullum was roped in by KKR for US$700,000, making him the biggest winner from New Zealand and among the top buys in the first-ever auction. And he repaid every cent of it in top-class fashion, an innings that every avid follower of the game remembers.
Minutes before lunch, Lara equalled Hayden's record of 380, one the Aussie had carved just six months back. And a few balls later the record was his. He soaked in the appreciation from the overwhelmed Antigua crowd and then kneeled down to kiss the pitch.