Rahane`s debut ton extremely important for his career: Amre

Ajinkya Rahane`s maiden Test century in the ongoing second Test against New Zealand is a crucial milestone in his fledgling Test career, feels his former coach Pravin Amre.

Kiwis will settle for nothing less than a win, says McCullum

New Zealand skipper Brendon McCullum on Thursday said the hosts will go for the kill in the second and final cricket Test against India to send the visitors empty-handed from the tour.

India vs New Zealand: Sachin Tendulkar bowled thrice in a row in this series

Surprising as it may sound but senior Indian batsman Sachin Tendulkar`s defence has been breached three times in a row in the ongoing Test series against New Zealand.

1st Test: India dominate rain-curtailed Day 3

Heavy rains played spoilsport on day three of the first Test between India and New Zealand. The match was called off early, with New Zealand struggling at 41/1 on Saturday. They were trailing by 238 runs with 9 wickets remaining.

Sachin Tendulkar set for return, all eyes on Laxman`s future

Sachin Tendulkar is all set to return to the Test arena after a break of two months but all eyes will be on another veteran VVS Laxman`s future when selectors pick the squad for the two-match series against New Zealand starting August 23.

Toss will be crucial factor again, feels Dhoni

India captain MS Dhoni hasn’t been lucky with the coin of late and there are times when the toss does have an impact on the match.

Full credit to Indians for bowling in right areas: Vettori

Daniel Vettori praised Indian bowlers for their disciplined effort that saw New Zealand reeling at 148/7 at the end of the first day.