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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Sri Lanka dig in after Pakistan score 451 in Galle

Sri Lanka recovered from losing opener Upul Tharanga to reach 99 for one in reply to Pakistan’s 451 at the close on the second day of the first test on Thursday.

Dravid to mentor team for India's tour to England

Former captain Rahul Dravid will have a few sessions with the Indian batsmen ahead of their first Test against England starting at Nottingham on July 9, although he has not been appointed in any capacity, BCCI secretary Sanjay Patel said on Sunday.

KP welcomes Chris Gayle to 100 `Test Cap` club

Former England star Kevin Pietersen welcomed West Indies`s big hitter Chris Gayle to the 100 club in Test matches.

Swearing at Anderson during first Ashes Test did not set right example: Clarke

Australia cricket captain Michael Clarke has expressed his regret over his swearing at England fast bowler James Anderson during last year`s first Ashes Test match at The Gabba in Brisbane.

Proteas Captain Graeme Smith says he erred at the toss ahead of 1st Test

After losing the match by 281 runs to Australia in the first Test at SuperSport Park, in Centurion, South African captain Graeme Smith said that he made a blunder at the time of the toss.

Johnson bowls Aussies to crushing win

Australian fast bowler Mitchell Johnson claimed his career-best match figures as he bowled his team to a crushing 281-run win over South Africa on the fourth day of the first Test at SuperSport Park on Saturday.

Ryder and Bracewell`s behaviour under investigation

New Zealand Cricket (NSC) will investigate behaviour of Test squad members Doug Bracewell and Jesse Ryder, who have confirmed spending time in a bar, hours before the start of the ongoing first Test against India.

1st Test: Captain’s knock by Brendon McCullum

On the second day of the first Test at Eden Park, New Zealand skipper Brendon McCullum who was unbeaten on 143 at stumps on the first day, went on to score a double ton against India and ensured that his side crossed the 500-run mark in the first innings.

We got what we wanted from tour game: Rohit Sharma

Stand-in captain Rohit Sharma on Monday said that the Indian team got "what they wanted" before going into the first Test against New Zealand at the Eden Park in Auckland, starting February 6.

Australia`s Rogers learning from `not so dumb`

Experienced Australia batsman Chris Rogers has been taking advice from fellow opener David Warner about how to face up to the South African bowling attack ahead of the first test in Pretoria.