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Ranchi Test: Virat Kohli and company eye series whitewash against South Africa

The hosts dominated the first two matches in all the three aspects of the game and dented the confidence of the Proteas severely. 

Oct 18, 2019, 17:53 PM IST

Anil Kumble turns 49: Wishes pour in for India's greatest match-winner

As former Indian men's cricket team coach Anil Kumble turned 49 on Thursday, the cricket fraternity came in unison to extend their warm wishes to the legendary leg-spinner on his birthday. 

Oct 17, 2019, 14:29 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi, Sheikh Hasina invited for India-Bangladesh Test in Kolkata

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Bangladesh counterpart Sheikh Hasina have been invited for the Test which will be played from November 22 to 26.

Oct 17, 2019, 09:56 AM IST

Putting team in commanding position my only goal: Virat Kohli

After a dominant India crushed South Africa by an innings and 137 runs in the second Test here on Sunday to take an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match series to clinch the Freedom Trophy, skipper Virat Kohli said that his main goal is to put the team in a dominant position.

Oct 13, 2019, 17:26 PM IST

Pune Test: India defeat South Africa by an innings and 137 runs, create world record

This is India`s 11th consecutive victory on home soil, the highest by any team. 

Oct 13, 2019, 16:29 PM IST

Virat Kohli becomes 1st Indian captain to enforce follow-on against South Africa in Tests

Indian skipper Virat Kohli on Sunday became the first captain to enforce a follow-on on South Africa in the longest format of the game since 2008. 

Oct 13, 2019, 12:09 PM IST

Virat Kohli's ability to find gaps puts pressure on opposition: VVS Laxman

Riding on Kohli's record seventh double century, the most by an Indian batsman, India declared on 601/5 before reducing South Africa to 36/3 at stumps on Day 2.

Oct 12, 2019, 10:09 AM IST

Pune Test, Day 2: Virat Kohli double ton, pacers help India remain in driver's seat

Kohli, who hadn't scored a century this year before this inning, also became the Indian batsman with the most number of double tons to his name.

Oct 11, 2019, 18:01 PM IST

Virat Kohli notches up career best Test score, piles up slew of records

Kohli, whose previous best was 243 against Sri Lanka, also became the Indian captain with the highest score in the five-day format.

Oct 11, 2019, 17:39 PM IST

Virat Kohli slams 26th Test ton, equals Ricky Ponting's record as captain

Indian skipper Virat Kohli on Friday equalled former Australia skipper Ricky Ponting's record of scoring maximum number of Test centuries as captain.

Oct 11, 2019, 13:02 PM IST

Pune Test: Virat Kohli and Co. look to clinch series win against South Africa

The hosts took a 1-0 lead in the series after clinching a crushing 203-run win over the Faf du Plessis-led side in the first Test at the ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium in Visakhapatnam.

Oct 09, 2019, 20:27 PM IST

We should let Rohit Sharma enjoy his batting at the top: Virat Kohli

Rohit marked his foray into Test match opening, with twin hundreds shattering many records as India registered a comprehensive 203-run victory in Visakhapatnam.

Oct 09, 2019, 16:05 PM IST

Ravichandran Ashwin equals Muttiah Muralitharan's feat, becomes fastest to take 350 Test wickets

Indian off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin on Sunday equalled former Sri Lanka bowler Muttiah Muralitharan's world record of being the fastest to get 350 Test wickets.

Oct 06, 2019, 17:24 PM IST

Virat Kohli hails Indian openers, bowlers after 1st Test win over South Africa

India have taken a 1-0 lead in the three-match series.

Oct 06, 2019, 16:36 PM IST

Rohit Sharma becomes first batsman to score twin tons on opening debut in Tests

Rohit, 32, has now scored five centuries in his 28-Test career.

Oct 05, 2019, 17:50 PM IST

Vizag Test: Ravichandran Ashwin's fifer puts India on top after Dean Elgar-Quinton de Kock tons

Dean Elgar (160) and Quinton de Kock (111) scored centuries on Day 3 of the first Test between India and South Africa at the ACA-VDCA Stadium, but R. Ashwin finished with his 27th fifer to bring the hosts right back into the game on Friday.

Oct 04, 2019, 17:33 PM IST

1st Test Day 3: Ravichandran Ashwin's fifer restricts South Africa to 385/8 at stumps

Dean Elgar smashed a blistering knock of 160 runs and wicketkeeper-batsman Quinton de Kock well-supported him with a 111-run knock before Ravichandran Ashwin's five-wicket haul restrict South Africa to 385 for eight in their first innings at the end of the third day's play of the opening Test at ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium in Visakhapatnam on Friday.

Oct 04, 2019, 09:19 AM IST

Mayank Agarwal becomes 2nd Indian opener to score Test double hundred against South Africa

Indian opener Mayank Agarwal on Thursday added a feather in his cap by becoming the second player from the country after former cricketer Virender Sehwag to score a Test double century against South Africa. 

Oct 03, 2019, 16:29 PM IST

1st Test Day 1: India reach 202/0 before rain forces early stumps

Virat Kohli-led India won the toss and opted to bat first on the first day of the opening Test of the three-match series against South Africa at ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium in Visakhapatnam on Wednesday.

Oct 02, 2019, 09:02 AM IST

Dominic Sibley receives maiden England call-up, Jonny Bairstow dropped for New Zealand Tests

Warwickshire opener Dominic Sibley has been named in the 15-member England Test squad for the three-match series against New Zealand, beginning November 21 at Bay Oval in Tauranga. 

Sep 24, 2019, 17:42 PM IST