HI announces junior team for tour of Australia
HI announces junior team for tour of Australia

 Harjeet Singh will lead India's 18-member junior men's squad during a training-cum-competition trip to Gold Coast Australia from December 2 to 13 as part of the team's build up for the Asia cup next year.

Our aggression paid dividends, says skipper Mathews

Sri Lankan skipper Angelo Mathews attributed his team`s Test series win against England to the aggressive brand of cricket that they played during the two Test matches.

Matt Prior concern a worry for Cook

Alastair Cook`s focus may be on the ongoing one-day series with Sri Lanka but the fitness of wicketkeeper Matt Prior ahead of the Test matches with the tourists is a concern for the England captain.

Rahul Dravid concerned with Zaheer's long-term prospects

Former captain Rahul Dravid feels it is time for Zaheer Khan to start deliberating on his future as it would be difficult for the senior pacer to survive the rigours of five Test matches when India tour England later this year.

Lehmann`s New Year`s resolution- make Oz win away from home again

Australian head coach Darren Lehmann has said that his New Year`s resolution for 2014 is to make Australia a winning team away from home again.

I don`t see it as goodbye, says Kallis

South Africa`s legendary all-rounder Jacques Kallis will retire from Test cricket after the second Test against India starting at Kingsmead here Thursday. Kallis, 38, however, will be available for the shorter formats of the game.

D` Costa blames pressures of home Tests for biting into Oz batsmen`s averages

One of Australia`s most successful batting coaches, Neil D` Costa has said that batsmen from his country average lesser on their home ground than their overall average because the mental challenges of negotiating home Test matches have become too much for the modern player.

Flower determined to make England turnaround in Boxing Day Test

England team director Andy Flower has said that he is determined to make a turnaround for the team in the Boxing Day Ashes Test as the remaining two Tests are very important even if England has lost the urn.

Barbadian born English pacer eager to take on Australia

Barbadian born fast bowler Chris Jordan says he is eager to take on Australia when they meet England in the One-Day International (ODI) series Down Under.

`One-Test wonder` McKay admits still has dreams of Oz Test recall

Australian fast bowler Clint McKay has said that he does not want to be left as a `one-Test wonder` and admitted that he still harbours dreams of a Test recall.

Team India to play five Test matches in England in 2014

The Indian Cricket team will play five Test matches, a five-match One-Day International series and a solitary T20 International in England in 2014.

New Zealand appeal for more Tests

New Zealand batsman Martin Guptill joined calls for more international matches for the Black Caps as they struggle to lift their profile.

Taylor plays down hints England took Kiwis lightly in Test series

New Zealand batsman Ross Taylor has played down suggestions that the English have taken hosts lightly in their ongoing Test series, with the Ashes looming for the tourists mid-year.

I will make a Test comeback: Irfan Pathan

Ignored for Test cricket for nearly five years, Indian all-rounder Irfan Pathan has vowed to make a comeback in the highest form of the game sooner or later.

Kapil rejects the idea of Day-night Test matches

Former India captain Kapil Dev on Friday outrightly rejected ICC`s idea of having Day-Night Test matches in near future.

ICC approves day-night Test with coloured balls

The ICC today gave its seal of approval to the day/night Test matches while leaving the member Boards to decide on the type and colour of the ball to be used, as it announced new playing conditions for Tests, ODIs and T20 Internationals ahead of Sri Lanka-New Zealand series beginning Tuesday.

India slip to fifth spot in ICC Test rankings

India, who were the No. 1 Test side this time a year ago, have lost a position to slip to the fifth spot now in the latest ICC Test Championship rankings table after the annual update took place on Saturday.

SA aim for whitewash against England to earn No 1 Test ranking

South Africa will hope to seal the status of the No. 1 Test ranked side in the world in the ICC Test Championship table.

Watson uncertain about his role in Test matches

Australian cricketer Shane Watson is uncertain about his role in Test matches.

‘Tests are my top priority,’ says snubbed Umar Akmal

Pakistan batsman Umar Akmal, who was snubbed for the Test series against Sri Lanka, says that he will make all-out efforts to make a comeback into the national Test team.