Latest Cricket News Updates Latest news from (c) en-gb Thu 30 Mar 2023 Below-par performance of seniors letting England down The English cricket team is going through one rough phase. And their downfall has been rather drastic. Just last year, they seemed on top of their game after trouncing Australia 3-0 at home. Lord's loss: A golden opportunity lost for England While it is true that England did not go into the Lord's Test in a great frame of mind considering their humble recent form, it is equally true that the Test provided the hosts with a great opportunity to resurrect themselves Ishant's short ball tactics took England by surprise India had everything going against them in the Lord's Test. England won what was a massive toss on a pitch tailor-made for their pace bowlers. All England had to do was put the ball in the right areas, and the pitch would have done the rest. India’s ‘Lord’ing win: 5 men who made it possible 1986 was the last time India had won a Test at Lord’s. It has taken 28 years, but India have finally broken the jinx. Ishant bowls India to stunning 95-run victory in Lord's Test Ishant Sharma produced a career best of 7 for 74 as England collapsed in a heap in the afternoon session for a 95-run defeat. Bhuvneshwar Kumar has the makings of a genuine all-rounder India have been hunting for a genuine all-rounder ever since Kapil Dev retired in 1994. Kohli's second-innings dismissal at Lord's revealed his confused state of mind When India headed for England, Virat Kohli was looked up to as the key batsman, considering his recent success in South Africa and New Zealand. India six wickets away from winning Lord's Test India are six wickets away from winning the Lord’s test after a fantastic last session under gloomy conditions.