Younis Khan leads Pakistan fightback against Australia with 25th century
Younis Khan leads Pakistan fightback against Australia with 25th century

Younis Khan led Pakistan`s fightback with a dogged century after the hosts made a terrible start to the first test against Australia in Dubai on Wednesday.

Heavier Misbah-ul-Haq will pile on the runs, says Basit Ali
Heavier Misbah-ul-Haq will pile on the runs, says Basit Ali

 Former test batsman Basit Ali is predicting a return to form by Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq in the first test against Australia in Dubai that starts on Wednesday because he has put on some weight.

Younus Khan named in provisional squad for Australia Tests
Younus Khan named in provisional squad for Australia Tests

Pakistani selectors have named experienced opener Taufeeq Umar and senior batsman Younus Khan in a 19-member squad for the two-test series against Australia in the United Arab Emirates, starting next week.

David Warner confident of fitness for Pakistan Test
David Warner confident of fitness for Pakistan Test

Australian batsman David Warner is confident he will be fit to face Pakistan in next week`s first test despite suffering a groin injury in the final one-day international in Abu Dhabi on Sunday.

Chris Gayle hopes to be fit for India Tests
Chris Gayle hopes to be fit for India Tests

 West Indies' swashbuckling opener Chris Gayle is hoping to be fit in time for the Test series against India starting October 30.

Chris Cairns to fight perjury claim over match-fixing allegations
Chris Cairns to fight perjury claim over match-fixing allegations

New Zealand cricketing great Chris Cairns said Friday that British police were set to charge him with perjury over match-fixing allegations and vowed to clear his name.

Bangladesh 41 for two in reply to West Indies 484-7
Bangladesh 41 for two in reply to West Indies 484-7

Debutant spinner Taijul Islam completed a five-wicket haul but veteran batsman Shivnarine Chanderpaul was left unbeaten on 85 as the West Indies declared at 484 for seven before lunch on the third day of the first Test against Bangladesh in St Vincent on Sunday.

MS Dhoni has become a mere 'stopper' in Tests: Martin Crowe
MS Dhoni has become a mere 'stopper' in Tests: Martin Crowe

Mahendra Singh Dhoni's wicket-keeping skills in the Test format has came under scrutiny yet again with former New Zealand captain Martin Crowe saying that the Indian gloveman has become a mere "stopper" due to burnout and attrition.

Split captaincy is the way forward for England: Mike Atherton
Split captaincy is the way forward for England: Mike Atherton

Slamming the team's decision-making and selections, former captain Mike Atherton has said split captaincy between Test and one-day cricket is an obvious way forward for England.

Kohli, Root, Smith, Williamson 'Fab Four' of Tests: Crowe
Kohli, Root, Smith, Williamson 'Fab Four' of Tests: Crowe

Former New Zealand captain Martin Crowe has said Virat Kohli, Joe Root, Steven Smith and Kane Williamson are the new "fabulous four" of Test Cricket but will go through "teething problems" before shooting for the stars.

PCB to discuss ways to help bowlers with suspect action
PCB to discuss ways to help bowlers with suspect action

A special committee formed by the Pakistan Cricket Board to identify and help bowlers with suspect bowling actions will hold its first meeting in Lahore this weekend.

Ailing Richie Benaud could call Tests from living room
Ailing Richie Benaud could call Tests from living room

Legendary cricket commentator Richie Benaud could call Australia's Test series this summer against India from his home if he is not fit enough to be at the grounds, his boss said.

Andrew Flintoff heroics can`t stop Bears winning T20 title

Andrew Flintoff returned to the Lancashire side five years to the day since he last played Test cricket but his efforts weren`t quite enough to stop Warwickshire winning English county cricket`s Twenty20 Blast final.

Sri Lanka ponder life after golden generation

Sri Lanka are banking on young talent to see them through a transitional phase in Test cricket despite the departure of one batting great, another approaching retirement and an ageing spinner in the ranks.

Thank you all for your support, says emotional Mahela Jayawardene

An emotional Mahela Jayawardene ended his glittering, 17-year Test career on a high Monday as Sri Lanka won the second and final Test against Pakistan by 105 runs to sweep the series 2-0.

Would be hard to play without Mahela Jayawardene: Kumar Sangakkara

Former Sri Lanka captain Kumar Sangakkara has said it would be difficult to fill the shoes of Mahela Jayawardene, who ended his 17-year-long Test career here Sunday.

India`s tour of England: When the divinity didn`t intervene for India

India appealed to the divinity, but even gods were unwilling to intervene to ward off the inept team`s embarrassing 1-3 Test series loss to England.

Sri Lanka beat Pakistan by 105 runs in second Test to win series

Former Sri Lanka captain Mahela Jayawardene got a fitting farewell from Test cricket as his side won the two-match series against Pakistan.

BCCI not giving enough importance to Test cricket: Dilip Vengsarkar

Finding fault with the BCCI for not being serious enough about Test matches, former India skipper Dilip Vengsarkar said the itinerary was wrongly drawn without any tour games in between the rubber that India miserably lost to England 1-3 at The Oval, yesterday.

Mahela Jayawardene ends glorious Test career on a high

Mahela Jayawardene ended his 17-year Test career on a victorious note today as Sri Lanka won the second and final Test against Pakistan by 105 runs to sweep the series 2-0.