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India vs South Africa: Rohit Sharma will be given time as Test opener, says Virat Kohli

Rohit Sharma has had contrasting fortunes in limited overs and Test cricket. While he is the vice-captain of the team in limited-overs cricket and is recognised as one of the best batsmen in the shorter formats, he has scored just over 1500 runs in his 27-match Test career.

Oct 01, 2019, 14:01 PM IST

Countdown clock, standard ball amongst MCC proposals for Test cricket

The future of the longest format of the game has been a subject of debate, amidst dwindling crowds for Test matches outside Australia and England.

Mar 13, 2019, 12:04 PM IST

India vs Australia 3rd Test: Mayank Agarwal to debut, all eyes on MCG wicket

Openers KL Rahul and Murali Vijay along with pacer Umesh Yadav have been dropped from India’s XI. Mayank Agarwal will finally be making his debut in the Indian team.

Dec 25, 2018, 19:08 PM IST

Australian coach Justin Langer says Virat Kohli's India are 'smelling blood'

India will be up against Australia for the first Test match scheduled for Thursday

Dec 05, 2018, 21:00 PM IST

Yasir Shah's 14-wicket haul spins Pakistan to win against New Zealand

Yasir Shah spins Pakistan to innings defeat of New Zealand

Nov 27, 2018, 19:00 PM IST

Kiwis crumble against Pakistan's precision attack in Abu Dhabi

Pakistan's bowlers showed controlled aggression and intelligence to skittle out New Zealand for 153 on day one of the first Test in Abu Dhabi on Friday.

Nov 16, 2018, 22:18 PM IST

India vs West Indies 1st Test: India dominate on Day 2, knock West Indies off balance

India take on West Indies on Day 2 of the 1st Test at the Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Rajkot on Friday. 

Oct 05, 2018, 09:34 AM IST

Prithvi Shaw becomes youngest Indian to score century on Test debut

Prithvi Shaw on Thursday became the youngest Indian and fourth overall to score a century on his Test debut. He achieved this feat in the ongoing 1st Test against West Indies in Rajkot. 

Oct 04, 2018, 14:02 PM IST

I personally spoke to Karun Nair on West Indies team selection: MSK Prasad

Chairman of selecting committee MSK Prasad on Monday clarified why Karun Nair was not selected for the upcoming Test series against West Indies. 

Oct 01, 2018, 18:03 PM IST

Virat Kohli to lead India, Shikhar Dhawan axed for 2-match Test series against West Indies

The Board of Control for Cricket in India announced a 15-man Indian team for the two-Test home series against West Indies on Saturday. Virat Kohli, who was rested for the Asia Cup, will resumes captaincy in the Test series. 

Sep 29, 2018, 21:39 PM IST

Learnt captaincy from MS Dhoni, reveals Indian skipper Virat Kohli

Indian skipper Virat Kohli revealed he picked up leadership skills watching predecessor MS Dhoni.

Sep 25, 2018, 17:55 PM IST

Tickets for India-WI Rajkot Test to be sold from Sep 22

The Saurashtra Cricket Association (SCA) Thursday shortlisted five outlets for sale of tickets from September 22 for the India-West Indies Test match starting here October 4, a senior official said.

Sep 20, 2018, 22:34 PM IST

Ricky Ponting backs Usman Khawaja to excel against Pakistan

Former Australia captain Ricky Ponting backed Queensland batsman Usman Khawaja to come good, in Asian conditions, in the upcoming two-Test series against Pakistan in UAE. 

Sep 14, 2018, 15:45 PM IST

Virat Kohli snaps at journalist in post-match press conference after 4-1 loss

"That's your opinion, thank you very much," that was Virat Kohli's retort when questions were raised on Ravi Shastri's "best Indian team" claim after the crushing Test series loss to England.

Sep 13, 2018, 18:20 PM IST

England coach Trevor Bayliss confirms nervous wait for Keaton Jennings ahead of Sri Lanka tour

England opener Keaton Jennings faces a nervous wait to know if he is part of their plans for next month`s tour of Sri Lanka but his ability on spinning wickets could work in his favour, coach Trevor Bayliss said.

Sep 13, 2018, 16:49 PM IST

Alastair Cook: The man with debut and farewell Test ton against India

England batsman Alastair Cook hit his 33rd Test century on Monday in the final match against India, just before he retired from international cricket.

Sep 10, 2018, 19:18 PM IST

Alastair Cook reaches farewell century as England dominate

England batsman Alastair Cook marked his 291st and final test innings in fitting fashion as he reached an unbeaten century against India on the fourth morning of the fifth test on Monday.

Sep 10, 2018, 18:00 PM IST

Jos Buttler scores 69 as England reach 260/8 on Day 3

Overall, England now have a competitive lead of 233 runs and it could be a tricky chase for the Indian line-up.

Sep 01, 2018, 23:25 PM IST

Pujara's ton helps India take slender lead against England

Pujara's innings and his last-wicket stand of 46 runs with Jasprit Bumrah (6) have virtually made the encounter at Rose Bowl a game of second innings. 

Aug 31, 2018, 23:36 PM IST

India vs England, third Test, Day 5, Nottingham: As It Happened

India took just 17 balls to clinch the third Test against England at Nottingham by 203 runs to make a comeback in the five-match series. The last English batsman to be dismissed was James Anderson caught by Ajinkya Rahane of Ravichandran Ashwin's bowling for 11 runs.

Aug 22, 2018, 15:13 PM IST