Pujara, Rahane consolidate in a testing session

Cheteshwar Pujara and KL Rahul struck fifties even as Australia did their best to dry up the runs in the second session. Pat Cummins got the latter for 60 in a fiery spell of short balls but Pujara kept...
Shashank Manohar defers resignation till completion of ICC resolution

Just days after announcing his decision to step down as Chairman of the International Cricket Council (ICC), Shashank Manohar has agreed to defer his resignation till the process of reforms to the revenue sharing model in ICC and the...
Shreyas Iyer

Mumbai's top-order batsman Shreyas Iyer has been added to the India squad for the upcoming Test against Australia at Dharamsala, starting on Saturday (March 25). Iyer has been called up as a cover for Virat Kohli, who injured his shoulder...
The pair batted for 373 balls in their 125-run partnership

Just after the hour's mark on the final day in Ranchi, the result seemed done and dusted. India looked all over Australia, and a 2-1 series lead for the hosts beckoned. But, as has been the case this series,...
Jadeja reduced Australia

There are dominating displays, and then there is this. Australia had gone all out in their preparations to counter the Indian players and conditions before their tour, but no amount of work or foresight would have enabled them to...
Smith marathon leads Australia to 451

Steve Smith's marathon knock of 178* was the key factor around which Australia managed to post a total of 451 in the first innings. India could have been looking at a far higher total if it was not for...
Quinton de Kock stroked 10 boundaries and three sixes in his 91-run knock © AFP

South Africa turned the tables in the second Test in Wellington against New Zealand following a spirited fightback in the second and final session on Friday (March 17). The lower order rallied to take the tourists past New Zealand's...
Tamim Iqbal

Bangladesh batsmen Tamim Iqbal and Imrul Kayes have been fined 15 per cent of their match fee for breaching the ICC Code of Conduct during the second day of the second Test against Sri Lanka.Both players were found guilty...

For all the negative talk surrounding the pitch, the track at Ranchi poured cold water on anyone hoping to rip into it further. India and Australia were welcomed by a track that usually kept low, but one that has...
Nicholls helps New Zealand take opening day honours

It wasn't the start that New Zealand wanted after being put into bat first but they would be mightily pleased with how things ended on the opening day of the second Test against South Africa in Wellington. After reeling...