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.

Birthday boy Anderson keeps England on top

James Anderson marked his 32nd birthday with two quick wickets as England maintained their dominant position in the third Test against India at Southampton on Wednesday.

No fracture for Ian Bell after thumb blow against India

There was relief for England after senior batsman Ian Bell was found not to have suffered a fractured thumb while fielding against India in the ongoing third Test at Southampton on Tuesday.

X-ray for Ian Bell after thumb blow against India

England`s Ian Bell was sent for an X-ray after suffering a thumb blow while fielding during the third day of the third Test against India at Southampton on Tuesday.

3rd Test, Day 2: India lose Dhawan early as Bell, Buttler cut loose

Ian Bell rediscovered his form with sparkling 167 as England piled up a mammoth first innings total of 569/7 to take control of the third cricket Test against India here today.

3rd Test, Day 1: Alastair Cook back in form as England reach 247/2 after Gary Ballance ton

Skipper Alastair Cook marked his return to form with a dogged 95 while youngster Gary Ballance hit his second successive century as England reached a comfortable 247 for two against India on the opening day of the third cricket Test, here today.

Gundappa Viswanath wants specialist spinner for third Test

India should include a specialist spinner in the playing XI for the Southampton Test, beginning tomorrow, former Indian great Gundappa Viswanath said.

Adam Gilchrist backs Jos Buttler to make immediate impact in Test cricket

Australian wicketkeeping legend Adam Gilchrist has backed England`s Jos Buttler to make an immediate impact in Test cricket, just like he did.

India vs England: Alastair Cook retained as captain for 3rd Test, Jos Buttler in for Matt Prior

The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) decided to retain an under-fire Alastair Cook as the captain for the third cricket Test against India at Southampton, starying July 27 despite calls for his ouster after the home team lost second Test at Lord`s against India.

Can Simon Kerrigan end England`s hunt for a frontline spinner?

Even though he has played just one Test for England, the selectors have once again shown faith in Simon Kerrigan, who has been included in the 14-member squad for the Lord`s Test.

3rd Test: Australia beat South Africa in epic nail-biter to win series 2-1

Australia beat South Africa by 245 runs on Wednesday in a dramatic finish to the third and final Test match at Newlands to win the series 2-1.

Australia push India to 3rd position in ICC Test rankings

Australia replaced India at number two position in the Test team rankings by the virtue of their hard-fought 245-run victory over South Africa in the third and final Test in Cape Town today.

3rd Test, Day 5: South Africa vs Australia - AS IT HAPPENED...

Live updates of Day five of the third and final Test between South Africa and Australia from Newlands, Cape Town.

3rd Test: Aussies on top as Smith fails to produce memorable knock in last innings

South African captain Graeme Smith was out for three in his last Test innings as South Africa lost three quick wickets after being set a massive 511 to win on the fourth day of the third and final Test with Australia at Newlands on Tuesday.