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Boxing Day Test

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

Australia vs Pakistan, 2nd Test, Day 1: Play abandoned following persistent rainfall at MCG

When tea was called early due to rain, the visitors were 142 for four after electing to bat.

Dec 26, 2016, 10:12 AM IST

Boxing Day Test: Cricket Australia increases security after arrest of seven people in Melbourne

Australia will play Pakistan in the second Test, starting Monday at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG).

Dec 23, 2016, 10:47 AM IST

Suresh Raina reveals the ordeal before MS Dhoni's Test retirement

Dhoni announced his retirement at the post-match conference of the Boxing Day Test at MCG last year.

 

Jan 13, 2016, 17:05 PM IST

Usman Khawaja defines mastery in Boxing Day Test

Khawaja struck a superb ton against the visiting West Indies at the MCG to dictate proceedings for the home team

Dec 27, 2015, 05:58 AM IST

Australia become first team to score 1000 centuries in international cricket

Australians have taken 1725 matches and 21460 innings to complete the milestone. And these centuries have been scored by 489 players in a span of 1877-2015.

Dec 26, 2015, 18:49 PM IST