West Indies beat England by five wickets in 3rd Test
West Indies beat England by five wickets in 3rd Test

West Indies defied the odds and a wearing pitch to complete a series-levelling five-wicket victory over England on the third day of the third and final Test on Sunday.

We have earned the right to play the way we want: Brad Haddin
We have earned the right to play the way we want: Brad Haddin

Defending his team's tactics in the drawn third cricket Test against India, Australian vice-captain Brad Haddin on Thursday said the hosts earned the right to go about the way they wanted after playing India out of the series.

Windies ponder line-up ahead of crucial third Test against South Africa
Windies ponder line-up ahead of crucial third Test against South Africa

 The West Indies, trailing the three-match Test series 0-1, are pondering the balance of their side ahead of the final Test against South Africa at Newlands, starting Friday.

3rd Test, Day 4: Australia in control after taking 326-run lead against India
3rd Test, Day 4: Australia in control after taking 326-run lead against India

 Australia put themselves in a comfortable position by taking an overall lead of 326 runs by the end of the fourth day as the third cricket Test headed for an exciting finish, with India needing to go for a all-out win to keep themselves afloat in the series.

Virat Kohli-Mitchell Johnson verbal volleys spice things up on Day 3
Virat Kohli-Mitchell Johnson verbal volleys spice things up on Day 3

 Indian vice-captain Virat Kohli's temperament was once again tested after the batsman was hit by a Mitchell Johnson return throw followed by the two players getting into a verbal duel on the third day of the ongoing third cricket Test, here on Sunday.

Melbourne is India's best chance to win: Michael Bevan
Melbourne is India's best chance to win: Michael Bevan

Notwithstanding the 2-0 scoreline in favour of the home team, former Australian all-rounder Michael Bevan is impressed with the brand of cricket played in the series and feels Indians have a good chance to bounce back in Melbourne in the third cricket Test, starting tomorrow.

We’re close, We can turn it around:  MS Dhoni
We’re close, We can turn it around: MS Dhoni

India might be 0-2 behind in the series but skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni has utmost belief that his team can turn the tables on Australia in the Boxing Day Test at the Melbourne Cricket Ground.

Boxing Day Test: India vs Australia - Preview
Boxing Day Test: India vs Australia - Preview

 Stung by two successive defeats and hit by a dressing room unrest, India go into the must-win third cricket Test against Australia here on Thursday seeking to salvage a tour which seems to be falling apart both on and off the field.

Joe Burns to bat at six for Australia against India
Joe Burns to bat at six for Australia against India

 Joe Burns will bat at number six when he makes his debut for Australia in the third test against India at the Melbourne Cricket Ground, starting on Friday.

Spat between Delhi Virat Kohli-Shikhar Dhawan sorted!
Spat between Delhi Virat Kohli-Shikhar Dhawan sorted!

Tiff between two Delhi lads Virat Kohli and Shikhar Dhawan, which made the dressing room atmosphere a bit tense during the fourth Day of second Test against Australia, seems to be over now as both the top-order batsmen were looking friendly during India's intense training session on Wednesday.

Australia have psychological edge, says Josh Hazlewood
Australia have psychological edge, says Josh Hazlewood

India's tactics to use verbal sledges during the second cricket Test backfired and it has given Australia a psychological edge going into the crucial Boxing Day Test, feels pacer Josh Hazlewood.

Melbourne Test: All eyes on 'under performing' veterans Shane Watson, Brad Haddin
Melbourne Test: All eyes on 'under performing' veterans Shane Watson, Brad Haddin

Though, Australia are looking up beat to clinch the Test series against India when both the teams meet for the third time during the Boxing Day Test at MCG, poor form of all-rounder Shane Watson and wicketkeeper Brad Haddin is still an area of concern for the hosts.

India up against MCG record to save Aussie series
India up against MCG record to save Aussie series

India must reverse a demoralising losing streak at the Melbourne Cricket Ground to prevent Australia from regaining the Border-Gavaskar Trophy in Friday`s Boxing Day third Test.

3rd Test: New Zealand close on series-levelling victory
3rd Test: New Zealand close on series-levelling victory

The spinners tightened the screws on Pakistan after paceman Trent Boult struck three times with the new ball to put New Zealand on course for a series-levelling victory in the third and final test in Sharjah on Sunday.

Dominant Bangladesh sweep Zimbabwe series
Dominant Bangladesh sweep Zimbabwe series

Hosts Bangladesh thrashed Zimbabwe by 186 runs in the third and final Test in Chittagong on Sunday to sweep the series 3-0.

India vs England 2014: Captain relieved to handle the pressure-cooker

England captain Alastair Cook was pleased with the way he handled the huge pressure he felt under to make his first significant scores of the year and set his team on their way to a first win in 11 tests against India on Thursday.

We`ll have to rethink our four-bowler strategy: MS Dhoni

India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni today blamed his batsmen for the "soft dismissals" which saw them suffer an embarrassing 266-run defeat in the third cricket Test and said they would need to discuss their four-bowler strategy ahead of the fourth rubber.

3rd Test: England crush India by 266 runs to level series 1-1

A listless India crashed to a humiliating 266-run defeat against England in the third cricket Test after an abject batting surrender allowed the hosts to level the five-match series 1-1 here today.

India stare down the barrel after another poor batting show

India were staring at a crushing defeat after yet another miserable batting display gave England a complete stranglehold in the third cricket Test here today.

3rd Test: India`s Pankaj Singh sets unwanted record

India seamer Pankaj Singh took possession Wednesday of a record he would rather not have broken when he recorded the most expensive match figures by a Test debutant without a wicket.