A BATTING WITH BIMAL BREAKING REPORT: England’s rapid ability to ‘learn and adapt’ to the Indian conditions helped them win, says Andy Flower

Flower was most impressed with Cook’s leadership skills during his first Test series as captain

England coach Andy Flower has lavished praise on his side, stating that they managed to break their 28-year losing streak in India due to their rapid ability to “learn and adapt” to the unfamiliar conditions in the country.

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A BATTING WITH BIMAL BREAKING REPORT: Matthew Hayden retires from all forms of cricket

Hayden hinted that his time could possibly be up last summer

Former Australia opening batsman Matthew Hayden has announced his retirement from all forms of cricket effective immediately after he chose not to play for the Brisbane Heat in the upcoming Big Bash League later this year.

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A BATTING WITH BIMAL BREAKING REPORT: Brian Lara dedicates Hall of Fame induction to father

Lara said he would not have been here today without the inspiration of his father

When West Indies batting legend Brian Lara was inducted into the International Cricket Council (ICC) Hall of Fame on September 15 at the ICC Awards ceremony in Colombo, he dedicated it to his late father, who passed away before Lara started playing for his country.

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