Test cricket

Historic India-Afghanistan Test from June 14 in Bengaluru

Historic India-Afghanistan Test from June 14 in Bengaluru

The decision was taken after officials from the BCCI and the Afghanistan Cricket Board met in Delhi on January 16.

Jan 16, 2018, 20:17 PM IST
Australia swap places with England in ICC Test Rankings after Ashes triumph

Australia swap places with England in ICC Test Rankings after Ashes triumph

Australia's innings-and-123 run win over England on final day of the fifth and final Ashes Test have pushed them to third spot in the latest ICC team rankings. 

Jan 08, 2018, 19:25 PM IST
India in South Africa: Twitter roasts Rohit Sharma after his 59-ball 11 in Newlands Test

India in South Africa: Twitter roasts Rohit Sharma after his 59-ball 11 in Newlands Test

 Rohit had a chance to silence his critics, some of whom even call him a 'flat-track bully', by scoring on a seaming overseas track against SA in Newlands. But it didn't happen. 

Jan 06, 2018, 15:56 PM IST
India can make winning a habit by conquering South Africa

India can make winning a habit by conquering South Africa

India's status as the world's No. 1 Test team will face a fierce examination when they come up against second-ranked South Africa in a three-Test series that starts at Newlands on Friday. 

Jan 04, 2018, 12:04 PM IST
Hapless Zimbabwe may cut back on Tests, says Heath Streak

Hapless Zimbabwe may cut back on Tests, says Heath Streak

South Africa won by an innings and 120 runs inside two days after bowling out Zimbabwe for 68 and 121 in the inaugural four-day Test at Port Elizabeth.

Dec 28, 2017, 13:15 PM IST
South Africa vs Zimbabwe: Cricket set to enter new era with first four-day Test

South Africa vs Zimbabwe: Cricket set to enter new era with first four-day Test

Cricket will venture into new territory when South Africa tackle Zimbabwe in the first official four-day Test match to be played at St George`s Park in Port Elizabeth starting on Tuesday.

Dec 23, 2017, 20:36 PM IST
South Africa welcome back top trio for Zimbabwe Test

South Africa welcome back top trio for Zimbabwe Test

De Villiers, Steyn and Philander return to be part of a historic first-ever official four-day Test match to be held in Port Elizabeth from Dec 26-29.

Dec 19, 2017, 15:19 PM IST
First four-day cricket Test from Dec 26 to have minimum 98 overs per day

First four-day cricket Test from Dec 26 to have minimum 98 overs per day

African neighbours South Africa and Zimbabwe will play the first official shortened Test match in Port Elizabeth. 

Dec 14, 2017, 12:36 PM IST
India to host Afghanistan in their first ever Test match

India to host Afghanistan in their first ever Test match

Despite unfavorable conditions, the national cricket team from the war-ravaged country has made rapid strides in the international stage.

Dec 11, 2017, 16:04 PM IST
New Zealand vs West Indies: Kiwi hero Tom Blundell retains spot for next Test

New Zealand vs West Indies: Kiwi hero Tom Blundell retains spot for next Test

Blundell scored an unbeaten 107 in his maiden Test innings to set New Zealand up for an innings and 67-run victory in the first Test in Wellington.

Dec 05, 2017, 10:11 AM IST
New Zealand vs West Indies: Visitors morale high at start of Test series

New Zealand vs West Indies: Visitors morale high at start of Test series

While New Zealand have been starved of Test cricket since hosting South Africa in March, the Calypso cricketers are riding high after a 1-0 win against Zimbabwe following a dramatic victory at Headingley during a 2-1 Test series loss to England.

Nov 30, 2017, 15:46 PM IST
Can't guarantee permanent playing slots for Ravichandran Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja: Virat Kohli

Can't guarantee permanent playing slots for Ravichandran Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja: Virat Kohli

India's tour of South Africa starts on December 30, with a two-day warm-up match. The tour comprises of three Tests, six ODIs and three T20Is.

Nov 23, 2017, 16:48 PM IST
India vs Sri Lanka: Meet Vijay Shankar, the latest entry to India's Test squad

India vs Sri Lanka: Meet Vijay Shankar, the latest entry to India's Test squad

Vijay Shankar had been hoping for a national call-up for a while but his elevation in the India Test team came as a surprise to the Tamil Nadu allrounder.

Nov 21, 2017, 12:33 PM IST
India vs Sri Lanka: Focus on remaining No. 1 in Tests, says Ajinkya Rahane

India vs Sri Lanka: Focus on remaining No. 1 in Tests, says Ajinkya Rahane

India vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane on Tuesday said their 9-0 clean sweep in Sri Lanka will have no bearing in the return series and they remain focused on maintaining the No. 1 spot in Tests.

Nov 14, 2017, 15:55 PM IST
India vs Sri Lanka 2017: Full schedule, Test squads

India vs Sri Lanka 2017: Full schedule, Test squads

India-Sri Lanka series complete fixture.

Nov 11, 2017, 15:52 PM IST
India vs Sri Lanka: MS Dhoni inspects Eden Garden pitch ahead of first Test

India vs Sri Lanka: MS Dhoni inspects Eden Garden pitch ahead of first Test

India will play a three-match Test series against Lanka. It will be followed by ODI and T20I series, involving three matches each.

Nov 09, 2017, 19:47 PM IST
India vs Sri Lanka: Nic Pothas says Lankans will not feel intimidated by Virat Kohli & Co

India vs Sri Lanka: Nic Pothas says Lankans will not feel intimidated by Virat Kohli & Co

India had whitewashed Sri Lanka in all formats - three Tests, five ODIs and one T20I -- when they toured the Island nation in July-September.

Nov 09, 2017, 17:53 PM IST
West Indies crawl to 78 for one in second Test against Zimbabwe

West Indies crawl to 78 for one in second Test against Zimbabwe

West Indies won the first test at the same venue by 117 runs as they seek a first away test series victory since a 2-0 triumph in Bangladesh in 2012.

Oct 30, 2017, 23:10 PM IST
Zimbabwe vs West Indies, 2nd Test: Hamilton Masakadza ton leads Zimbabwe recovery

Zimbabwe vs West Indies, 2nd Test: Hamilton Masakadza ton leads Zimbabwe recovery

Masakadza reached his fifth Test century more than 16 years after recording his first one on debut against the same opponents.

Oct 29, 2017, 23:59 PM IST
Steve Smith, David Warner say no to four-day Tests

Steve Smith, David Warner say no to four-day Tests

Among a raft of other reforms, the ICC has agreed to experiment with four-day Tests, with South Africa and Zimbabwe set to trial the first in December.

Oct 25, 2017, 10:43 AM IST