ICC World Cup 2015: Blunted bowling leaves champs India vulnerable
ICC World Cup 2015: Blunted bowling leaves champs India vulnerable

Loaded with free-stroking batsmen but missing match-winning bowlers, Mahendra Singh Dhoni`s India will look to chase down -- rather than defend -- the World Cup title they won four years ago.

KP fears for Test cricket as kids lose interest in long format of game over T20
KP fears for Test cricket as kids lose interest in long format of game over T20

Sacked England batsman Kevin Pietersen has expressed his fears for Test cricket, saying that kids have not got any interest in the long format of the game 

Australia likely to host day-night Test against New Zealand later this year
Australia likely to host day-night Test against New Zealand later this year

In a first, the pink ball is likely to make its debut in Adelaide or Hobart when Australia hosts trans-Tansman rivals New Zealand in a Test series later this year, according to a report.

Australia want pacer Ryan Harris to focus on Tests
Australia want pacer Ryan Harris to focus on Tests

Veteran Ryan Harris has been left out of the Australian squad for the impending 2015 World Cup as the selectors want the pacer to focus on Test cricket.

Rahane, Bhuvneshwar save India to earn draw in Sydney Test
Rahane, Bhuvneshwar save India to earn draw in Sydney Test

Live updates from the fifth and final day of fourth Test match between India and Australia being played at Sydney Cricket Ground.

4th Test, Day 4: Australia take 348-run lead against India
4th Test, Day 4: Australia take 348-run lead against India

Live updates from day three of the fourth and final Test match between India and Australia being played at Sydney Cricket Ground.

Three days' tickets sold out, six months prior to Edgbaston Ashes Test
Three days' tickets sold out, six months prior to Edgbaston Ashes Test

Australians are busy with a Test series at home with India, but their Ashes rivals have already started selling tickets for the upcoming tour in England. According to England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB), tickets for three days of the scheduled third Ashes match at Edgbaston in July have already been sold out.

India vs Australia, Sydney Test: Maverick Virat Kohli's strange tactics has few takers
India vs Australia, Sydney Test: Maverick Virat Kohli's strange tactics has few takers

By no means, it has been a test by fire for the new India Test captain Virat Kohli in Sydney. The Indian team suffered a horrendous Day 1 at Sydney Cricket Ground, then on Day 2 the script never got any better for the tourists.

Flow of tests encapsulated at basin reserve
Flow of tests encapsulated at basin reserve

The fluctuating nature of test cricket was never more evident than the last five days at Wellington`s Basin Reserve as New Zealand somehow managed to fight back to record an 193-run win in the second test over Sri Lanka and seal a 2-0 series victory.

New Zealand vs Sri Lanka: Angelo Mathews rues dropped catches in second Test
New Zealand vs Sri Lanka: Angelo Mathews rues dropped catches in second Test

Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews could only reflect on the old cricketing adage that "catches win matches" as poor fielding let his side down in the second test against New Zealand.

Team ethic helped New Zealand to remarkable win: Brendon McCullum
Team ethic helped New Zealand to remarkable win: Brendon McCullum

New Zealand`s fightback from a position where they looked likely to lose the second test against Sri Lanka inside three days to achieve victory on the final afternoon was testament to the Black Caps` team ethic, captain Brendon McCullum has said.

India vs Australia: Smith completes fourth century in series, equals Bradman, Kallis
India vs Australia: Smith completes fourth century in series, equals Bradman, Kallis

Steve Smith completed his fourth century in as many matches on Wednesday as Australia continued to build a massive first innings total in the final test against India.

New Zealand fight back to win Sri Lanka Test, series
New Zealand fight back to win Sri Lanka Test, series

New Zealand recovered from first innings turmoil to beat Sri Lanka by 193 runs in the second Test in Wellington Wednesday and record a 2-0 victory in the two-match series.

Alviro Petersen retires from international cricket
Alviro Petersen retires from international cricket

South African Test opening batsman Alviro Petersen announced his retirement from international cricket after the third Test against the West Indies on Tuesday.

Petersen, 34, scored 2093 runs in 36 Tests at an average of 34.88.

Record-breaking Kane Williamson is the next big thing for Test cricket
Record-breaking Kane Williamson is the next big thing for Test cricket

New Zealand batsman Kane Williamson mastered Test cricket batting once again after being involved in a world record sixth-wicket partnership of 365 with BJ Watling, to slam the door on Sri Lanka in the second Test in Wellington on Tuesday.

Imperious Kumar Sangakkara double gives Sri Lanka control
Imperious Kumar Sangakkara double gives Sri Lanka control

Sri Lanka were all out for 356 in the final session on day two of the second Test against New Zealand in Wellington Sunday, a first innings lead of 135.

Kumar Sangakkara ton gives Sri Lanka first innings lead
Kumar Sangakkara ton gives Sri Lanka first innings lead

An imperious century by Kumar Sangakkara steered Sri Lanka to a 59-run first innings lead over New Zealand Sunday at tea on day two of the second Test at Wellington`s Basin Reserve.

Phillip Hughes family to attend SCG Test: Michael Clarke
Phillip Hughes family to attend SCG Test: Michael Clarke

Australia captain Michael Clarke, currently undergoing rehabilitation post his hamstring surgery, on Saturday revealed that Phil Hughes' family will be present for the final Test at this venue, where the cricketer was hit by a bouncer and eventually succumbed to his injuries.

MS Dhoni has done a "wonderful job" as India captain: Michael Clarke
MS Dhoni has done a "wonderful job" as India captain: Michael Clarke

He might have copped a lot of criticism for his uninspiring leadership in overseas Tests but Mahendra Singh Dhoni has got a supporter in Michael Clarke who said the wicket-keeper batsman has done a "wonderful job" as India captain.

Shane Watson will perform well in 4th Test, hopes Glenn McGrath
Shane Watson will perform well in 4th Test, hopes Glenn McGrath

Legendary pacer Glenn McGrath is hopeful that all-rounder Shane Watson will do well in the fourth and final cricket Test against India at the SCG starting, January 6.