LIVE SCORE: 1st Test, Day 2 - England vs New Zealand
LIVE SCORE: 1st Test, Day 2 - England vs New Zealand

Welcome to our live cricket blog for Day 2 of the 1st Test between England and New Zealand from Lord's. Follow live score, highlights, session-by-session reports and all the latest updates from the home of cricket.

Bangladesh skipper faces race to be fit for India Test
Bangladesh skipper faces race to be fit for India Test

Bangladesh captain Mushfiqur Rahim faces a race against time to be fit for the one-off test against India next month after the wicketkeeper-batsman was advised a week`s rest to recover from a finger injury.

Tamim hits 206 as Test heads for a draw
Tamim hits 206 as Test heads for a draw

Tamim Iqbal hit a maiden double-century as the first Test between Bangladesh and Pakistan meandered towards a draw in Khulna on Saturday.

Windies call-up Permaul to cover injury-hit Bishoo
Windies call-up Permaul to cover injury-hit Bishoo

Left-arm spinner Veerasammy Permaul was Thursday added to the West Indies squad for the third and final Test against England which gets underway at the Kensington Oval on Friday.

2nd Test, Day 4:  Kraigg​ Brathwaite ton frustrates England
2nd Test, Day 4: Kraigg​ Brathwaite ton frustrates England

 Kraigg Brathwaite`s unbeaten 101 anchored a determined West Indies second innings as the home side reached 202 for two at stumps on the fourth day of the second Test against England on Friday.

West Indies vs England, 2nd Test, Day 1: Marlon Samuels holds firm in 100th innings
West Indies vs England, 2nd Test, Day 1: Marlon Samuels holds firm in 100th innings

Marlon Samuels averted a complete West Indies batting collapse with a classy, unbeaten 94 to lift the home side to 188 for five at stumps on a rain-affected first day of the second Test against England at the National Cricket Stadium in Grenada on Tuesday. 

Shivnarine Chanderpaul backs West Indies to bounce back against Proteas
Shivnarine Chanderpaul backs West Indies to bounce back against Proteas

West Indies batsman Shivnarine Chanderpaul has expressed confidence in his team’s ability to bounce back against South Africa in the second Test match at St. George’s Park starting here Friday.

Indians should avoid verbal spats with Australians: Gavaskar
Indians should avoid verbal spats with Australians: Gavaskar

Former captain Sunil Gavaskar today advised the Indian team to avoid verbal spats with their Australian counterparts as he feels the country's cricketers are not as well equipped to deal with sledging as the ones from Down Under.

Hashim Amla closes on double-ton as S Africa build huge total
Hashim Amla closes on double-ton as S Africa build huge total

Captain Hashim Amla continued to be the rock for South Africa and Stiaan van Zyl scored a half-century on debut as the hosts cruised to 449 for four at lunch on day two of the opening test against West Indies on Thursday. 

Australia captain Michael Clarke retires hurt
Australia captain Michael Clarke retires hurt

Australia captain Michael Clarke retired hurt before tea on day one of the first test against India in Adelaide on Tuesday.

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.

India Women vs South Africa Women: Kamini, Poonam hit tons to steer hosts to 211/1 on day 1
India Women vs South Africa Women: Kamini, Poonam hit tons to steer hosts to 211/1 on day 1

Thirush Kamini and Poonam Raut scored unbeaten centuries to take India Women to a commanding 211 for one against South Africa Women at the end of the first day's play in the one-off Test match here on Sunday.

Pakistan retain winning squad for second Test
Pakistan retain winning squad for second Test

Pakistan on Monday retained the same 16-man squad for the second Test against Australia which won the first match by a convincing 221-run margin.

English experience will help Indians in Australia tour: VVS Laxman
English experience will help Indians in Australia tour: VVS Laxman

VVS Laxman on Friday said that the English experience would help the cricketers do well in the grueling Australia tour that precedes the World Cup.

Vizag stadium hopes to get Test status next month

Secretary of the Andhra Cricket Association Gokaraju Gangaraju today expressed hope that BCCI will soon allow Test matches at the ACA-VDCA stadium at Photinamallayyapalem at the city outskirts.

Action correction helped Ishant get back into form: Coach

Ishant Sharma`s childhood coach Sharvan Kumar feels that all the criticism that the bowler faced in recent times was "justified" and is also proud that his favourite ward has answered back in the best possible way by winning an overseas Test match for India.

Politicos hail Team India`s historic victory at Lords

Politicians cutting across party lines hailed India`s historic victory at Lords on Monday after 28 years.

London hotel haunted, say England cricketers seeking change

In a bizarre development, several England cricketers have requested a change of rooms, saying their five-star London hotel is haunted.

ECB must consider taking captaincy away from Cook: Vaughan

Michael Vaughan has slammed England captain Alastair Cook`s "poor tactics" in the ongoing Lord`s Test against India and called for the ECB to consider taking the captaincy away from him.