Boxing Day Test

Kane Willamson wins hearts despite New Zealand losing Boxing Day Test against Australia

New Zealand may have lost the series and the just-concluded second Test against hosts Australia however, Kiwi skipper Kane Williamson won several hearts as he was seen speaking to a section of Black Caps' fans at the iconic Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) and thanked them for their support despite the consecutive losses.

Dec 30, 2019, 14:34 PM IST

Boxing Day Test: Australia crush New Zealand by 247 runs

With this win, the side has taken their points tally to 256 to consolidate their position at the second spot in the World Test Championship (WTC).

Dec 29, 2019, 13:01 PM IST

Boxing Day Test, Day 3: Australia on verge of series victory against New Zealand

Australia marched to the brink of a dominant series victory over New Zealand on Saturday after dismissing the visitors cheaply and extending their lead to 456 runs on day three of the Boxing Day Test.

Dec 28, 2019, 13:28 PM IST

New Zealand quick Trent Boult on track for 'dream' Boxing Day Test

New Zealand pace spearhead Trent Boult says he is "ticking all the right boxes" in his rehab as he looks to return for the Boxing Day Test against Australia.

Dec 18, 2019, 13:41 PM IST

Cricket Australia allays concerns over Boxing Day Test despite dangerous MCG pitch

The first day's play of the clash between Victoria and Western Australia was abandoned in the 40th over after the players of both sides agreed that the MCG pitch was too unsafe to continue.

Dec 07, 2019, 17:46 PM IST

Virat Kohli, Cheteshwar Pujara difference between India and Australia: Aussie coach

"At this stage, the difference in the series is Pujara and Kohli, if we're frank," says Justin Langer.

Dec 31, 2018, 11:22 AM IST

Shane Warne flays Australian bowlers for under performing vs India

"I just don't think they're bowling well enough. If you look at the rhythm, why is that happening?"

Dec 31, 2018, 07:44 AM IST

Why is Boxing Day Test called the Boxing Day Test?

Ever wondered why Test matches played from December 26 referred to as Boxing Day Test? Ever wondered what the sport of punches and jabs have to do with strokes and bouncers? The answer may be quite different what you assumed.

Dec 26, 2018, 09:05 AM IST

India drop openers, Ashwin fails to recover for Boxing Day Test vs Australia

Openers Lokesh Rahul and Murali Vijay have paid the price for putting together just one double-digit stand at the halfway point of the four-Test series. Umesh Yadav has also been dropped.

Dec 25, 2018, 08:51 AM IST

Ashes: David Warner survives 'nervous 99' to score century in Boxing Day Test

Australia opener David Warner hit his 21st Test century in dramatic circumstances in the fourth Test against England in Melbourne on Tuesday.

Dec 26, 2017, 10:02 AM IST

Ashes: Australia plot another Boxing Day blow against England

Australia will look to extend their Christmas cheer into the dead rubber Boxing Day Test by subjecting a demoralised England to a fourth consecutive loss in the Ashes at the Melbourne Cricket Ground.

Dec 24, 2017, 15:21 PM IST

Ashes: Jackson Bird hovers as Mitchell Starc battles injury for Boxing Day Test

Pat Cummins says fellow Australia fast bowler Mitchell Starc's heel injury could lead to a lengthy spell away from the game if not treated properly ahead of Tuesday's fourth Test against England.

Dec 23, 2017, 18:26 PM IST

Australia pacer Mitchell Starc cleared of serious foot injury

However, the left-arm pacer remains in doubt for the Boxing Day Test against England. Jackson Bird is the reserve seamer in the Australia squad.

Dec 20, 2017, 10:17 AM IST

AB de Villiers ready for Test comeback with Zimbabwe warm-up

The 33-year-old is currently playing in the Ram Slam T20 and his form in the competition has made Zondi believe that he is ready for a comeback.

Nov 29, 2017, 16:49 PM IST

South Africa captain Faf du Plessis to be fit for Boxing Day Test

Du Plessis will miss the two-match Twenty20 International series with Bangladesh starting on Thursday. JP Duminy will captain the side in his absence.

Oct 24, 2017, 20:47 PM IST

Boxing Day Test: Pakistan fined for slow over rates in Melbourne

Australia won the first Test in Brisbane by 39 runs. Third and final Test stars on Tuesday at Sydney.

Dec 30, 2016, 21:18 PM IST

WATCH: How Australia bowlers destroyed Pakistan at MCG

Australia won the first Test in Brisbane by 39 runs. Third and final Test stars on Tuesday at Sydney.

Dec 30, 2016, 20:11 PM IST

Australia vs Pakistan: Azhar Ali survives brutal hit to head in Melbourne — WATCH

Fielding at short leg, he faced head first a powerful Matthew Wade pull shot.

Dec 29, 2016, 11:05 AM IST

Boxing Day Test: Pakistan jersey with MS Dhoni's name rocks Melbourne

Despite the trouble relationship between India and Pakistan, fans from either side of the border continue to show their love and respect to rivals players.

Dec 28, 2016, 17:14 PM IST

Worst Review Ever: Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq left red-faced after THIS horrendous appeal — WATCH

The review showed the ball missing the bat by several inches.

Dec 28, 2016, 14:01 PM IST