Live Cricket Blog: Prithvi Shaw and Ravindra Jadeja likely to play in fifth Test against England

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Sport360 staff 2018/09/05

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10:30pm – Prithvi Shaw and Ravindra Jadeja set to play in fifth Test against England

With the series lost, India could well ring the changes when the fifth and final Test match against England begins on Friday. Prithvi Shaw and Ravindra Jadeja could be among the players making their first appearance in the series. Read more here.

Shaw (l) and Jadeja.

9:00pm – UAE not seeking revenge against Hong Kong in Asia Cup Qualifier

Dougie Brown insists revenge is not on their minds when the UAE take on Hong Kong in the Asia Cup Qualifier final on Thursday. Plenty is at stake in Malaysia with a place in the main round in the UAE up for grabs. Read more on what Brown said here.

UAE coach: Dougie Brown.

8:15pm – Team India will not ‘throw in the towel’

India coach Ravi Shastri has warned England that just because the hosts won the Test series doesn’t mean they can expect an easy ride in the fifth Test. England sealed the five-match Test series in Southampton on Sunday but Shastri says his team will give their best at The Oval. Read more on that story here.

6:40pm – Ashish Nehra named coach for Royal Challengers Bangalore

The former India pacer was appointed as coach for the IPL franchise and will be part of their leading coaching team for next season. Read more on that story here.

6:00pm – Mohammad Hafeez denies retirement rumours

The Pakistan all-rounder confirmed he has no plans of quitting Pakistan after he was left out of the squad for the Asia Cup. The 37-year-old held a press conference on Wednesday, saying he will always be available for his country. Read more on that story here.

4:45pm – Alastair Cook reveals he was considering retirement for last six months.

In his final pre-match press conference as an England player, the opening batsman said he’s been thinking about retirement for six months. The fifth Test against India, which begins on Friday, will be the last time he will be representing his country. Read more on that story here.

Farewell: Alastair Cook in Thursday’s press conference

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