Stiaan van Zyl to make South Africa debut against West Indies
Stiaan van Zyl to make South Africa debut against West Indies

Batsman Stiaan van Zyl will make his Test debut for South Africa against the West Indies when the first in a three-match series begins at Centurion Dec 17.

`Comeback kid` Cummins hopes to hit 150km pace regularly

Australian pacer Pat Cummins, who has been plagued by foot and back injuries, hopes he might only need one or two more games to regain his trademark speed.

Life comes full circle for Tendulkar

Exactly 24 years to date, Sachin Tendulkar made his Test debut against Pakistan, and perhaps he walked off with the bat in hand for one last time on Friday in his farewell Test -- but not before playing a scintillating knock that the packed Wankhede Stadium will always remember.

After Shami, Rohit Sharma makes dream Test debut

Just before the start of the first Test against West Indies, two Indian players got their Test caps – Rohit Sharma and Mohammed Shami.

India vs West Indies: Eden special for me says Rohit

Rohit Sharma, who scored a century on his Test debut against the West Indies on Thursday, said that the Eden Gardens has been a special venue for him and familiarity with the pitch here has helped him in building his innings.

There was lot of pressure: Rohit Sharma

It was the perfect Test debut that Rohit Sharma had been dreaming of as he struck a hundred to rescue India from crisis in the opening Test against the West Indies but the magnitude of his achievement is yet to sink in for the youngster, who conceded to being under pressure.

Wade to make Test debut against Windies

Australia’s rookie Matthew Wade will make his Test debut against the West Indies on Saturday, despite being rested from a warm-up match against a West Indies Board XI.

Sehwag predicted Warner`s Test debut 2 years ago

Australia opener David Warner has credited Virender Sehwag for inspiring him to transform his game, and said the Indian cricketer had foreseen his Test debut two years ago.

Warner poised to make Test debut against New Zealand

Australian batsman David Warner is poised to debut in the first Test against New Zealand next week if Shane Watson and Shaun Marsh fail to recover from injury.

No guarantee of Oz Test spot despite Marsh’s century on debut: Tom Moody

Former Australian all-rounder reckons that Shaun Marsh could be left out of the Australian squad for the third Test against Sri Lanka.

Shaun Marsh hails Tom Moody’s impact in his cricketing life

Australian batsman Shaun Marsh, who will make his Test debut in Kandy on Thursday, credits his Western Australia coach, Tom Moody, for turning his cricketing life around.

Praveen lets the ball do all the talking

A haul of six wickets in his debut Test but Indian medium pacer Praveen Kumar remained a man of few words -- neither launching a tirade against critics nor blowing his own trumpet.

Didn`t feel it was my debut Test: Praveen

Indian pacer Praveen Kumar said he didn`t feel it was the first Test of his career as he snared three West Indian wickets.