Latest Cricket News Updates Latest news from (c) en-gb Mon 20 May 2024 Ravichandran Ashwin hails Rohit, thanks Pujara while opening up on mother’s illness Team India off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin has opened up on his mother’s illness and his subsequent journey from Rajkot to Chennai in his latest YouTube video. He hailed Indian captain Rohit Sharma for going out of the way to help him during the tough time. Ashwin also thanked Cheteshwar Pujara for arranging a chartered flight after he couldn’t find any commercial flights to head back to Chennai from Rajkot. We got more timid as the series went on: England coach Brendon McCullum England Test coach Brendon McCullum, while reflecting on his side’s 4-1 defeat in the recently concluded series in India, opined that the visitors got more timid as the series went on. He admitted that India put England under a lot of pressure, which they could not handle. India are beast are in their home conditions: Ben Stokes expressed his admiration for Rohit and co. England captain Ben Stokes conceded that India were too good for the visitors in the five-match Test series that the hosts won 4-1. The Englishmen began the series on a promising note with a come-from-behind 28-run triumph in Hyderabad. However, it was all India after that. They won the next four Tests, most of them by comprehensive margins. We've really found people to step up: Rahul Dravid hails young team after 4-1 win Team India head coach Rahul Dravid hailed youngsters after the hosts hammered England 4-1 in the five-match Test series at home. Dravid said that players were able to step up and crucial moments and execute their skills to the best of their ability. The wicket looks an absolute belter: Ben Stokes on Dharamsala surface England captain Ben Stokes described the Dharamsala pitch for the fifth Test against India as an absolute belter. He said that after looking at the surface they decided to go in with two seamers and two spinners for the game. Emotional Jonny Bairstow dedicates 100th Test to cancer-survivor mother England cricketer Jonny Bairstow, who will be playing in his 100th Test later this week, has dedicated his landmark moment to his mother. Bairstow’s mother is a cancer-survivor and the 34-year-old described her as his driving force and the person that kept the family together through the difficult times. No complaints about Indian wickets: Ben Stokes concedes better side won Test series England captain Ben Stokes on Monday, February 26, admitted that India were the better side under the conditions and deserved winners. He also did not raise any complaints about the wickets, conceding that India won the series fair and square. No regrets about missing century: Indian keeper-batter Dhruv Jurel Team India’s young keeper-batter Dhruv Jurel stated that he had no regret about missing out on a century after being bowled for 90 on Day 3 of the Ranchi Test on Sunday, February 25. Jurel added that his main aim is to help India win the Test series. We have the strength to play on any wicket and win on it: Rohit Sharma After India registered an emphatic win by 434 runs in the third Test against England in Rajkot on Sunday, February 18, skipper Rohit Sharma asserted that his side has the ability to win Test matches on any surface.