Test cricket

Rishabh Pant recovering, likely to miss Australia Tests

Pant "is in high spirits and responding well to treatment... He underwent a plastic surgery on his left eyebrow where he suffered a cut in the accident"

published on : 1st January 2023

Green set to undergo surgery, Starc could miss opening Test against India 

The pair is already out of the third and final Test against South Africa at Sydney.

published on : 29th December 2022

New Zealand progresses to 353-4, trails Pakistan by 85 runs

Former captain Kane Williamson survived two stumping attempts against spinner Nauman Ali and overturned an lbw ruling against mystery slow bowler Abrar Ahmed to reach 66 not out at the break.

published on : 28th December 2022

PAK vs NZ: Babar, Sarfaraz punish sloppy Kiwis in first Test

Pakistan's skipper was unbeaten on 161 as the home team looked to lift from last week's 3-0 loss at the hands of England, their first-ever whitewash at home.

published on : 26th December 2022

Stokes hits out at ICC for not paying enough attention to scheduling

The 31-year-old all-rounder is also not happy with a lot of different squads being selected and players being rested because of the abundance of cricket being played.

published on : 26th December 2022

AUS vs SA: Proteas' batting woes continue, Green shines on boxing day test

All-rounder Cameroon Green's maiden five-wicket haul triggered yet another batting collapse for South Africa, reducing them to just 189 in the first innings of the second Test.

published on : 26th December 2022

BAN vs IND: Rahul the batter under scanner

With nine scores less than 20 in his last 18 innings, the stand-in skipper's place in the team might have to be discussed even if India chase down the target on Sunday.

published on : 25th December 2022

It's time to talk about Virat Kohli

While the former Indian captain turned the clock in T20Is, there has to be a proper conversation about his problems in red-ball cricket.

published on : 25th December 2022

England recalls Stuart Broad for test series in New Zealand

The 36-year-old Broad is back after missing the recent 3-0 test series sweep in Pakistan for the birth of his first child.

published on : 23rd December 2022

'Aggressive England changing face of test cricket': New Zealand coach Gary Stead

Gary Stead expects spin to play a prominent role from Monday when the first test against New Zealand starts.

published on : 23rd December 2022

Turned a deaf ear on outside talk of my issues with short ball: Shreyas Iyer

Iyer also defended himself for getting out while playing a sweep shot, saying he went with his natural instincts.

published on : 23rd December 2022

IND vs BAN: Magnificent Rishabh Pant, steady Shreyas Iyer put India in command in second Test

Trailing by 87 runs, Bangladesh were seven for no loss at stumps on Day 2.

published on : 23rd December 2022

Want to use stronger word but dropping Kuldeep is unbelievable: Sunil Gavaskar

'Why does this happen so often to Kuldeep Yadav? You can't be doing this to him again and again,' Ganesh, who played four Tests, asked on social media.

published on : 22nd December 2022

'It's management's call': Umesh Yadav on Kuldeep Yadav's exclusion

Kuldeep was left out for the second and final Test here as the Rahul Dravid-coached side opted for an extra pacer in Jaydev Unadkat.

published on : 22nd December 2022

Unadkat returns to Test fold after 118 matches

India's stand-in captain KL Rahul said it was a difficult decision to keep Kuldeep out but he had confidence that Ravichandran Ashwin and Axar Patel will do a good job.

published on : 22nd December 2022

Cricket: India seeking clean sweep in World Test Championship

Despite Rahul’s injury concerns, India are hoping to finish the year on a high in second Test

published on : 22nd December 2022

ICC CEO pitches for more Test-playing nations to tour Pakistan

The three matches, played in Rawalpindi, Multan and Karachi, saw spectators give a huge thumbs up to Test cricket, even though the hosts lost the series 0-3.

published on : 21st December 2022

India to go for kill in second Test as WTC battle heats up

The first Test presented a golden opportunity for the likes of Shubman Gill and Kuldeep Yadav and they made it count.

published on : 21st December 2022

Leach's triple strike leaves Pakistan struggling in 3rd test

England is chasing a rare 3-0 clean sweep in its first tour to Pakistan in 17 years after winning the first two tests by 74 and 26 runs respectively

published on : 19th December 2022

England reaches 140-4, still trails by 164 in 3rd test

England, having a decisive 2-0 lead in its first test tour to Pakistan in 17 years, still trails by 164 on a wicket where the ball has already started keeping low and the spinners continue to prosper.

published on : 18th December 2022
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