First Test

Sri Lanka vs India 2017: Mohammed Shami makes a successful comeback with a neat spell in Galle

Sri Lanka vs India 2017: Mohammed Shami makes a successful comeback with a neat spell in Galle

Shami has a fine record in Test match cricket if you look at only the Indian context since the seamers are not exactly the most threatening in world cricket.

Jul 27, 2017, 18:40 PM IST
140 years of Test Cricket: Google dedicates playful Doodle to mark the anniversary

140 years of Test Cricket: Google dedicates playful Doodle to mark the anniversary

The first ever officially recognised Test match began on March 15, 1877 between cricket's traditional rivals – Australia and England at Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG).

Mar 15, 2017, 10:15 AM IST
SL vs BAN, 1st Test: Record-breaker Rangana Herath claims 6/59 to guide Sri Lanka to

SL vs BAN, 1st Test: Record-breaker Rangana Herath claims 6/59 to guide Sri Lanka to

Herath, who turns 39 on March 19, dismissed Liton to enter the record books and went on to complete a nine-wicket match haul which took his tally to 366 in 79 matches.

Mar 11, 2017, 14:42 PM IST
NZ vs Ban, 1st Test, Day 3: Black Caps ride on Tom Latham's century, as host fight back with  292-3 at stumps

NZ vs Ban, 1st Test, Day 3: Black Caps ride on Tom Latham's century, as host fight back with 292-3 at stumps

visitors had declared their first innings closed at 595 for eight before lunch, shortly after Sabbir Rahman had brought up his second test half century.

Jan 14, 2017, 11:51 AM IST
India vs New Zealand 2016: 1st Test, Day 3 – Vijay, Pujara give India a 215-run lead on Day 3

India vs New Zealand 2016: 1st Test, Day 3 – Vijay, Pujara give India a 215-run lead on Day 3

India lead by 215 at stumps on Day 3.

Sep 24, 2016, 08:47 AM IST
India vs New Zealand: 1st Test will set tone for long home season, feels Ajinkya Rahane

India vs New Zealand: 1st Test will set tone for long home season, feels Ajinkya Rahane

India will begin the home season with a three-Test series against New Zealand, followed by England, Australia and Bangladesh.

Sep 19, 2016, 16:00 PM IST
1st Test, Day 4: Australia crush New Zealand with day to spare in Wellington

1st Test, Day 4: Australia crush New Zealand with day to spare in Wellington

New Zealand were all out for 327 in their second innings to give Australia victory by an innings and 52 runs in the first Test in Wellington on Monday.

Feb 15, 2016, 06:55 AM IST
LIVE SCORE: 1st Test, Day 2 - England vs New Zealand

LIVE SCORE: 1st Test, Day 2 - England vs New Zealand

Welcome to our live cricket blog for Day 2 of the 1st Test between England and New Zealand from Lord's. Follow live score, highlights, session-by-session reports and all the latest updates from the home of cricket.

May 22, 2015, 16:24 PM IST
Uncapped Lyth set for England debut against New Zealand

Uncapped Lyth set for England debut against New Zealand

Yorkshire opener Adam Lyth is set to make his England debut after being named Thursday in a 12-man squad for next week`s first Test against New Zealand at Lord`s.

May 14, 2015, 20:51 PM IST
Draw has strengthened Windies resolve, says Devon Smith

Draw has strengthened Windies resolve, says Devon Smith

Opener Devon Smith says batting out the entire last day to save the first Test has further strengthened the West Indies’ self belief that they can compete against England in the ongoing three-Test series.

Apr 20, 2015, 17:09 PM IST
Shane Watson feels Michael Clarke will score a century in Phillip Hughes' honour

Shane Watson feels Michael Clarke will score a century in Phillip Hughes' honour

 Australian all-rounder Shane Watson says he will be "extremely surprised" if captain Michael Clarke does not score a hundred in honour of Phillip Hughes in the first cricket Test against India.

Dec 08, 2014, 17:45 PM IST
Michael Clarke faces decision day ahead of first India Test

Michael Clarke faces decision day ahead of first India Test

Australia captain Michael Clarke faces a fitness test at training on Saturday to check on his chances of playing in next week`s first Test against India, coach Darren Lehmann said.

Dec 05, 2014, 09:47 AM IST
Blessing in disguise for stand-in skipper Virat Kohli as first Test shifted to Adelaide Oval

Blessing in disguise for stand-in skipper Virat Kohli as first Test shifted to Adelaide Oval

The regular Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni is all set to join the team in Australia before the first Test but there are some serious doubts about his availability for the match, starting November 9.

Dec 04, 2014, 00:16 AM IST

Ind vs Aus first Test likely to be called off due to storm

The storm was one of the worst seen in the country and the strongest to hit the city of Brisbane in three decades, said officials.

Nov 28, 2014, 21:25 PM IST
Don't judge Virat Kohli on basis of one Test: Rahul Dravid

Don't judge Virat Kohli on basis of one Test: Rahul Dravid

Former India captain Rahul Dravid feels that it won't be fair to judge Virat Kohli on the basis of one Test match that he will be leading India in Brisbane as Mahendra Singh Dhoni will be back in the saddle by the time second Test begins.

Nov 12, 2014, 21:08 PM IST
Can skipper Virat Kohli lead India aggressively in opening Test against Australia?

Can skipper Virat Kohli lead India aggressively in opening Test against Australia?

In the absence of Mahendra Singh Dhoni, the stand-in skipper of India, Virat Kohli will lead the pack in the first Test of their Australian sojourn, scheduled to take place at the Gabba in Brisbane.

Nov 11, 2014, 21:33 PM IST
Coach Darren Lehmann admits Australia failed to adapt

Coach Darren Lehmann admits Australia failed to adapt

Australia`s cricket coach Darren Lehmann Monday refused to blame the Dubai pitch and instead admitted his team didn`t play well during their 221-run defeat against Pakistan in the first Test.

Oct 27, 2014, 17:12 PM IST
Taijul Islam fashions Bangladesh's dramatic Test win agasint Zimbabwe

Taijul Islam fashions Bangladesh's dramatic Test win agasint Zimbabwe

Hosts Bangladesh defeated Zimbabwe by three wickets in the first Test in Dhaka on Monday to take the lead in the three-match series.

Oct 27, 2014, 15:51 PM IST

Former Pakistan players angry at team`s performance against Sri Lanka

Pakistan`s batting capitulation on the final day of the first Test against Sri Lanka has left many former players angry and red-faced.

Aug 10, 2014, 21:39 PM IST

Sri Lanka beat the rain to down Pakistan in first Test

Retiring Mahela Jayawardene took on the unusual role of opening batsman to hand Sri Lanka a thrilling seven-wicket victory on the final day of the first Test against Pakistan in Galle on Sunday.

Aug 10, 2014, 19:01 PM IST