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India need to play key role in promoting women's Tests: Meg Lanning

Besides Australia and England, India and South Africa are the two cricket playing nations to have played women's Test matches in the last decade. 

Apr 09, 2019, 15:18 PM IST

Richard Pybus likely to be sacked as West Indies head coach

Pybus' contract as the West Indies coach is due to expire only after the series against India in July following the conclusion of the 2019 International Cricket Council (ICC) World Cup. 

Apr 06, 2019, 17:34 PM IST

India retain ICC Test Championship mace for third consecutive year

A top place finish was never in doubt for India, led by Kohli, the number one Test batsman in the world while New Zealand’s consistent performances over the past year saw them climb to the 3rd spot. 

Apr 01, 2019, 16:04 PM IST

Sri Lanka captain Dimuth Karunaratne arrested for drink driving

Sri Lanka won a two-match Test series against South Africa last month under Karunaratne`s captaincy to become the first Asian team to win a Test series in the African nation.

Mar 31, 2019, 16:41 PM IST

ICC Rankings: Rahmat Shah jumps 88 spots after scripting Afghanistan's maiden Test win

Yamin, Rashid, O’Brien and Murtagh are others to make impressive gains after Dehradun Test match.

Mar 19, 2019, 18:13 PM IST

Steve Smith dubs Jos Buttler as 'one of world's most destructive batsmen'

Smith is returning to top-flight after serving a one-year international ban for involvement in ball-tampering

Mar 19, 2019, 10:50 AM IST

Afghanistan create history, beat Ireland by 7 wickets to seal maiden Test win

Notably, the two sides were playing only their second Test after they made debut in the longest format of the game last year. 
 

Mar 18, 2019, 13:41 PM IST

Rashid Khan's fi-fer takes Afghanistan close to maiden Test win

Chasing 147 for victory, Afghanistan were 29 for one with Ihsanullah Janat batting on 16 and Rahmat Shah unbeaten on 11 at the close of play.

Mar 17, 2019, 19:57 PM IST

We played more cricket than current generation, says Shane Warne

Warne refused to buy the argument that players nowadays don't find time to work on their game.

Mar 17, 2019, 17:22 PM IST

I am no slouch in white ball cricket: Ravichandran Ashwin on ODI exclusion

On a day when country's seniormost speedster Ishant Sharma spoke about how perceptions affected his chances in ODIs, his Test teammate Ravichandran Ashwin also echoed same sentiments reminding that he is "no slouch with white ball".

Mar 16, 2019, 20:56 PM IST

Injured Kane Williamson in doubt for third Bangladesh Test

The 28-year-old sustained the injury while fielding on the third day of New Zealand's an innings and 12-run win in the second Test against Bangladesh at the Basin Reserve in Wellington. 

Mar 12, 2019, 12:44 PM IST

Syed Mushtaq Ali T20: Karnataka continue winning run, thrash Delhi by 8 wickets

Earlier, Karnataka had beaten domestic giants Mumbai and Uttar Pradesh in their previous two Super League stage matches of the national T20 tournament.

Mar 10, 2019, 14:16 PM IST

England sack batting coach Mark Ramprakash ahead of Ashes series

With England yet to name Ramprakash's replacement, ECB's lead batting coach Graham Thorpe is most likely to take on the added responsibility. 

Mar 09, 2019, 14:34 PM IST

ICC Test rankings: Kane Williamson closes in on top-placed Virat Kohli

With two more Tests to go in the series against Bangladesh, Williamson has a chance to regain the top spot, which he occupied briefly towards the end of 2015.

Mar 04, 2019, 13:23 PM IST

Kane Williamson's 200 puts New Zealand in complete control of first Bangladesh test

Kane Williamson scored his second double century as New Zealand achieved their highest innings total and continued to dominate Bangladesh at the end of the third day of the first Test in Hamilton on Saturday.

Mar 02, 2019, 15:06 PM IST

Test rankings: Kusal Mendis, Oshada Fernando make big gains after historic Sri Lanka win

The unbroken 163-run stand between Mendis and Fernando enabled Sri Lanka to become the first Asian team to win a Test series in South Africa and they had individual gains too. 

Feb 24, 2019, 15:13 PM IST

5 players to watch out for in India vs Australia T20I series

The two-match series and the subsequent five-match ODIs will serve as the final limited-overs fixtures for both the sides ahead of the ICC World Cup in England and Wales. 

Feb 24, 2019, 13:28 PM IST

ICC Test rankings: South Africa slip to third after Sri Lanka drubbing

Sri Lanka continue to remain sixth in the Test rankings but have gained four points to move up to 93 in the list, which is led by Virat Kohli-led India with 116 points.

Feb 24, 2019, 08:26 AM IST

Todd Astle picked over Azaj Patel in New Zealand Test squad against Bangladesh

Astle has been included in the Test side for the first time since last June, when he was ruled out of the second Test against England due to a knee problem.

Feb 22, 2019, 13:32 PM IST

Sri Lanka's Lasith Embuldeniya sidelined for six weeks with dislocated finger

Embuldeniya had earlier claimed a five-wicket haul on his debut in the second innings of the opening Test against South Africa to help Sri Lanka take a 1-0 lead in the series. 

Feb 22, 2019, 11:23 AM IST