1st Test, Day 3: Mohammad Hafeez's double-ton powers Pakistan against Bangladesh
1st Test, Day 3: Mohammad Hafeez's double-ton powers Pakistan against Bangladesh

 Mohammad Hafeez hit a career-best 224 as Pakistan took charge of the first Test against Bangladesh with an impressive batting marathon during the third day`s play in Khulna on Thursday.

1st Test, Day 2: Mohammad Hafeez, Azhar Ali put Pakistan in control against Bangladesh
1st Test, Day 2: Mohammad Hafeez, Azhar Ali put Pakistan in control against Bangladesh

Mohammad Hafeez led Pakistan`s strong reply with his third hundred in as many tests after Bangladesh lost their last five wickets for 27 runs on the second day of the opening test at Khulna on Wednesday.

Windies fight-back no shock to England's Ian Bell
Windies fight-back no shock to England's Ian Bell

 England batsman Ian Bell has said the West Indies’ fight-back to force a draw in the first Test of a three-match series last week didn't "surprise" his team.

England coach Peter Moores defends captain Alastair Cook
England coach Peter Moores defends captain Alastair Cook

 England coach Peter Moores has defended his side and under-pressure skipper Alastair Cook after the visiting team were unable to seal victory on the fifth and final day of the first Test against the West Indies here.

Jermaine Blackwood rides the blows to make first Test ton
Jermaine Blackwood rides the blows to make first Test ton

For five-and-a-half hours England`s bowlers threw everything at Jermaine Blackwood but the young West Indies batsman held firm to notch up his maiden test century in Antigua on Wednesday.

1st Test: Ian Bell, Joe Root lead England out of trouble against Windies
1st Test: Ian Bell, Joe Root lead England out of trouble against Windies

England`s Ian Bell and Joe Root put on an unbeaten 133 run partnership as the tourists recovered from a shaky start to reach 167 for three at tea on the first day of the first test in Antigua.

1st Test: Green top awaits New Zealand, Sri Lanka
1st Test: Green top awaits New Zealand, Sri Lanka

New Zealand and Sri Lanka are expecting a paceman's paradise when their two-Test series starts here from Friday.

India vs Australia, 1st Test: India should be looking to win, says Sunil Gavaskar
India vs Australia, 1st Test: India should be looking to win, says Sunil Gavaskar

Former India skipper Sunil Gavaskar believes that the Virat Kohli-led team can even win the first cricket Test if they remain in a positive frame of mind despite another good batting show by the home team on the fourth day of the encounter.

India vs Australia, 1st Test: Patience will be key on the final day, says Ajinkya Rahane
India vs Australia, 1st Test: Patience will be key on the final day, says Ajinkya Rahane

Left facing a big lead on the fourth day of the first Test against Australia, Indian batsman Ajinkya Rahane today said that his team will have to be calm and patient on the fifth and final day to remain in contention.

India vs Australia: We will try to take 10 wickets on Day 5, says David Warner
India vs Australia: We will try to take 10 wickets on Day 5, says David Warner

He might have made scoring look easy on the Adelaide track by notching centuries in each innings, but David Warner said that the pitch is not placid anymore and his team is determined to take all 10 Indian wickets on the final day of first cricket Test tomorrow.

1st Test, Day 3: India vs Australia – Statistical highlights
1st Test, Day 3: India vs Australia – Statistical highlights

Statistical highlights of the first Test between India and Australia at the Adelaide Oval here on Thursday.

India vs Australia: Former cricketers hail Virat Kohli's stupendous ton in 1st Test
India vs Australia: Former cricketers hail Virat Kohli's stupendous ton in 1st Test

All eyes were on Virat Kohli as he went out in the middle to play his first innings as an Indian Test captain. The right-hander suffered a huge blow on the helmet first ball, but it didn't hamper his confidence as he went on to slam a superb century on Day 3 of the Adelaide Test.

Our batsmen will make up for bowlers: India's fielding coach
Our batsmen will make up for bowlers: India's fielding coach

India might be left with a mountain of runs to climb in the first cricket Test but fielding coach R Sridhar was confident that the batsmen will make up for the bowlers' poor show.

1st Test: Steven Smith, Michael Clarke tons drive Australia past 500 on Day 2​
1st Test: Steven Smith, Michael Clarke tons drive Australia past 500 on Day 2​

Live updates from day two of the 1st Test match being played between India and Australia at Adelaide Oval.

Knew my chance would come soon: Karn Sharma
Knew my chance would come soon: Karn Sharma

 Cherishing his maiden wicket in Tests, India’s debutant leg-spinner Karn Sharma expressed satisfaction at his opening day performance in the first cricket Test against Australia here Tuesday.

Virat Kohli, Ravi Shastri have given me confidence: Karn Sharma
Virat Kohli, Ravi Shastri have given me confidence: Karn Sharma

 Debutant leg-spinner Karn Sharma has praised the Indian team management, particularly skipper Virat Kohli and team director Ravi Shastri, for encouraging him ahead of the first Test versus Australia here on Tuesday.

The best innings of my career: David Warner
The best innings of my career: David Warner

 Coming in the wake of Phillip Hughes' tragic death, an emotional David Warner on Tuesday said his innings of 145 runs on day one of the first cricket Test against India was the "best knock" of his career and would stay with him for the rest of his life.

Knowing Adelaide conditions will help us in first Test: Rohit Sharma
Knowing Adelaide conditions will help us in first Test: Rohit Sharma

India batsman Rohit Sharma says he is confident of his team putting up a good show in the first Test against Australia as past two weeks' stay here and two tour-games have helped them get familiar with the conditions.

India vs Australia, 1st Test: Phillip Hughes tragedy casts long shadow over India series
India vs Australia, 1st Test: Phillip Hughes tragedy casts long shadow over India series

The death of Phillip Hughes will inevitably cast a long shadow over Australia`s delayed series against India when it finally gets underway next week at the former test batsman`s last home ground, Adelaide Oval.

Ryan Harris says to play Adelaide, Shaun Marsh called up
Ryan Harris says to play Adelaide, Shaun Marsh called up

 Australia fast bowler Ryan Harris has declared himself a certain starter for the first test against India but cannot say the same for all of his team mates a day after Phillip Hughes` funeral.