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.

South Africa`s walking wounded ready for Australia

South Africa`s alarming injury list has finally eased with the Proteas confident of fielding a full-strength side against Australia in the first test starting on Feb 12.

Rahim, Shakib resist Sri Lanka with half-centuries

Skipper Mushfiqur Rahim and Shakib Al Hasan hit half-centuries to help Bangladesh recover to 190-6 by tea as Sri Lanka dominated the opening day of the first Test in Dhaka today.

Jayawardene under no extra pressure after Test flop

Experienced Sri Lankan batsman Mahela Jayawardene brushed aside talk on Monday of being under pressure to perform after he failed twice with the bat in the drawn first Test in Abu Dhabi.

Ton-up Mathews helps Sri Lanka foil Pakistan

Sri Lankan captain Angelo Mathews hit a pugnacious hundred to pull Sri Lanka out of trouble on the fourth day of the first cricket Test against Pakistan in on Friday.

Mathews keeps Sri Lanka afloat in first Test

Sri Lankan captain Angelo Mathews continued his resistance-packed knock to take his team to 355-five at tea on the fourth day of the first Test against Pakistan in Abu Dhabi on Friday.

Bhatti`s double gives Pakistan edge in first Test

Paceman Bilawal Bhatti removed experienced Sri Lankan batsmen Kumar Sangakkara and Mahela Jayawardene off his successive deliveries to put Pakistan in command of the first Test on Thursday.

Ton-up Younis, Misbah give Pakistan control

Experienced batsmen Younis Khan and Misbah-ul Haq hit sparkling hundreds as Pakistan took command of the first Test in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday.

Ton-up Younis, Misbah defy Sri Lanka in first Test

Younis Khan hit a brilliant hundred and Misbah-ul Haq a chancy fifty as Pakistan established a lead on the second day of the first Test in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday.