Sunil Narine open to Test cricket once action improves
Sunil Narine open to Test cricket once action improves

Embattled off-spinner Sunil Narine could soon be available again for the West Indies in the longest version of cricket but first wants to continue fine-turning his action.

Have understood that Test cricket is no Child's Play: Ravichandran Ashwin
Have understood that Test cricket is no Child's Play: Ravichandran Ashwin

 Man of the series Ravichandran Ashwin on Tuesday said that he has focussed more on Test cricket during the last one year as he has come to terms with the fact that longer format is no "Child's Play".

I don't see very bright future for Test cricket: Arjuna Ranatunga
I don't see very bright future for Test cricket: Arjuna Ranatunga

In wake of the poor attendance in the ongoing Test series between Sri Lanka and India, former Sri Lanka captain and current member of parliament Arjuna Ranatunga believes the International Cricket Council (ICC) is to be blamed for the dwindling interest in the longer format of the sport.

Moeen Ali eyes Adam Lyth`s England opening spot
Moeen Ali eyes Adam Lyth`s England opening spot

All-rounder Moeen Ali has declared his readiness to open the batting for England even though he is well aware of the consequences for Adam Lyth`s Test career.

Low Test totals due to 'short tempered' batting: Viv Richards
Low Test totals due to 'short tempered' batting: Viv Richards

Former West Indies captain Viv Richards has said a combination of outstanding bowling and short tempered batting are the reasons low totals are lately being produced in Tests.

BCCI ponders dual coach policy for Team India: Report
BCCI ponders dual coach policy for Team India: Report

Indian cricket team will be getting a coach in September, but it could rather be two of them. The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), which has done away with a head coach since five month now, is planning to introduce a dual-coach policy - one coach for Test matches and the other for ODIs and T20s.

Desperate for all-rounder, Stuart Binny set to join Test squad
Desperate for all-rounder, Stuart Binny set to join Test squad

 In a desperate bid to get their team combination right, the Indian cricket team summoned Karnataka all-rounder Stuart Binny as the 16th member of the Test squad ahead of the second Test, starting Thursday.

India vs Sri Lanka: R Ashwin's maturity paying dividends for visitors
India vs Sri Lanka: R Ashwin's maturity paying dividends for visitors

Ravichandran Ashwin spun Sri Lanka to a low score of 183 in the first innings of the Galle Test match on Wednesday. Ashwin stood out amongst India's four other lead bowlers and made a big contribution for the team to give them impetus in the first Test match.

Ashes 2015: Joe Root on top of the world
Ashes 2015: Joe Root on top of the world

Joe Root has replaced Steven Smith as the world`s number one ranked batsman in Test cricket after playing a key role in England regaining the Ashes.

Ashes: Stuart Broad equals Test record of Ernie Toshack for fastest five-wicket haul
Ashes: Stuart Broad equals Test record of Ernie Toshack for fastest five-wicket haul

England fast bowler equalled the Test record of Ernie Toshack for fastest five-wicket haul in the history of the game. Stuart Broad's got to five wickets in 19 balls as he wrecked the Australian batting order.

Want to give fitting farewell to retiring Kumar Sangakkara: Angelo Mathews
Want to give fitting farewell to retiring Kumar Sangakkara: Angelo Mathews

 Sri Lanka cricket captain Angelo Mathews on Wednesday said the islanders are determined to give a fitting send off to the retiring Kumar Sangakkara by winning the upcoming Test series against India.

Ashes 2015: Australia`s dropped Shane Watson vows to play on
Ashes 2015: Australia`s dropped Shane Watson vows to play on

Dropped Australian all-rounder Shane Watson says he has no plans to walk away from cricket and hasn`t given up on a Test recall.

Time for excuses over, team is ready for challenges: Rohit Sharma
Time for excuses over, team is ready for challenges: Rohit Sharma

Middle-order batsmen Rohit Sharma and Ajinkya Rahane on Sunday said the time for giving excuses for India's mediocre performances in overseas Test matches is long over and the team is now ready to take up the challenges.

Don't lose the first Test of an away series: Sunil Gavaskar
Don't lose the first Test of an away series: Sunil Gavaskar

Indian batting legend Sunil Gavaskar has put the premium on winning the first Test of an away series as teams hardly get the time to acclimatize to different playing conditions.

Ashton Agar pleased to remove 'favourite' Virat Kohli
Ashton Agar pleased to remove 'favourite' Virat Kohli

 Left-arm spinner Ashton Agar said it was pleasing to take the prized wicket of Virat Kohli on day one of the second unofficial cricket "Test" between India A and Australia here on Wednesday.

Bangladesh look to give their best in last Test against South Africa
Bangladesh look to give their best in last Test against South Africa

Bangladesh opener Tamim Iqbal says the cricket series against South Africa will be one of the best if they can maintain their all-round performance until the end in the last Test here.

Desperate for Test cricket, Suresh Raina to play Ranji Trophy ahead of South Africa series
Desperate for Test cricket, Suresh Raina to play Ranji Trophy ahead of South Africa series

One-Day International and Twenty20 fixtures may dominate cricket calendar, but for many cricketers, the joy in playing five-day Test is incomparable. Suresh Raina, who has established himself as one of the best players in both the limited overs formats, is desperate to play Test. For that, he is ready to grind out.

I am in a tricky position regarding my Test spot: Rohit Sharma
I am in a tricky position regarding my Test spot: Rohit Sharma

 Star batsman Rohit Sharma knows that he is in a "very tricky position" but wants to utilise the upcoming Sri Lanka tour and the subsequent tour of South Africa at home to cement his spot in the five-day format.

Hope to complete 12,000 runs before retirement: Shivnarine Chanderpaul
Hope to complete 12,000 runs before retirement: Shivnarine Chanderpaul

Veteran West Indian batsman Shivnarine Chanderpaul is hopeful of battling the odds as far as his comeback is concerned and is aiming for one last shot to complete 12,000 runs in Test cricket before retirement.