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Happy Birthday Harbhajan Singh: A look at his amazing records

03 Jul 2020

Happy Birthday Harbhajan Singh: A look at his amazing records

Indian off-spinner Harbhajan Singh turned 40 on Friday.

#ThisDayThatYear: Alastair Cook reaches 10,000 Test runs

30 May 2020

#ThisDayThatYear: Alastair Cook reaches 10,000 Test runs

On this day in 2016, Alastair Cook became the first England player to score 10,000 runs in Test cricket.

#NewsBytesExplainer: All you need to know about variations of spin

04 Apr 2020

#NewsBytesExplainer: All you need to know about variations of spin

"Pitch it up and let the ball dance around!" This has been the mantra of spinners since the inception of cricket.

These are the youngest cricketers to claim Test hat-trick

11 Feb 2020

These are the youngest cricketers to claim Test hat-trick

Claiming a hat-trick is a big deal in cricket.

Ashwin joint-fastest to 250 Test scalps at home: Details here

14 Nov 2019

Ashwin joint-fastest to 250 Test scalps at home: Details here

Veteran off-spinner R Ashwin scripted some superb feats on Day 1 of the first Test between India and Bangladesh in Indore.

India beat South Africa: Here are the records broken

06 Oct 2019

India beat South Africa: Here are the records broken

The Indian cricket team thrashed South Africa to seal the first Test and take a 1-0 lead in the three-match series.

India vs SA, Day 3: Here are the records broken

04 Oct 2019

India vs SA, Day 3: Here are the records broken

India still have a 117-run lead against South Africa after a fascinating third day of the ongoing first Test match in Vizag.

India vs SA, first Test: Records that can be scripted

01 Oct 2019

India vs SA, first Test: Records that can be scripted

India and South Africa gear up for an intense three-match Test series, starting October 2 in Vizag.

WI vs IND: Ravindra Jadeja could script these Test records

22 Aug 2019

WI vs IND: Ravindra Jadeja could script these Test records

Senior Indian cricketer Ravindra Jadeja will be hoping to be a part of the Test team that will face West Indies in the first match on Thursday.

West Indies clinch Test series against England: Here're records broken

03 Feb 2019

West Indies clinch Test series against England: Here're records broken

West Indies beat England by 10 wickets to win the second Test and the series on Saturday.

Lanka's Rangana Herath to retire after first Test against England

22 Oct 2018

Lanka's Rangana Herath to retire after first Test against England

Sri Lankan left-arm bowler, Rangana Herath, has announced that he will be hanging up his boots after Sri Lanka play their first Test against England at Galle.

Mohammad Abbas reaches third ranking after just 10 Tests

22 Oct 2018

Mohammad Abbas reaches third ranking after just 10 Tests

Pakistani pacer Mohammad Abbas put up a dazzling performance in the Test series, against Australia, in the United Arab Emirates.

ICC Test Rankings: Virat Kohli remains the number 1 batsman

03 Sep 2018

ICC Test Rankings: Virat Kohli remains the number 1 batsman

The latest ICC Test Rankings were released after the conclusion of the fourth Test between England and India.

Sri Lanka thrash South Africa: Highlights and key stats

23 Jul 2018

Sri Lanka thrash South Africa: Highlights and key stats

Sri Lanka thrashed South Africa by 199 runs, in the second Test, to win the series 2-0.

Sri Lanka crush South Africa: List of records broken

14 Jul 2018

Sri Lanka crush South Africa: List of records broken

Sri Lanka crushed the Proteas by 278 runs in the first Test in Galle.

Weird rules of cricket you probably don't know

20 Feb 2018

Weird rules of cricket you probably don't know

Cricket like any sport has several rules, some are common others rarely come into use.

3rd Test India vs SL-Predicted Playing XI lineup

01 Dec 2017

3rd Test India vs SL-Predicted Playing XI lineup

Having decimated Sri Lanka in the 2nd Test in Nagpur to take a 1-0 lead in the three-match series, India are overwhelming favorites going into the 3rd Test at Delhi's Feroz Shah Kotla.

India vs Sri Lanka: Nagpur Test preview

22 Nov 2017

India vs Sri Lanka: Nagpur Test preview

After an exciting draw in Kolkata, the focus now shifts to Nagpur, as India gear up for 2nd Test against Sri Lanka starting from 24th November.

Probable playing XI: India-Sri Lanka 1st Test

14 Nov 2017

Probable playing XI: India-Sri Lanka 1st Test

Sri Lanka are set to face India in a three-match Test series beginning from 16th November.

Rangana Herath's 400 test wickets and other records

03 Oct 2017

Rangana Herath's 400 test wickets and other records

Sri Lanka's veteran left-arm spin bowler Rangana Herath picked up his 400th wicket in test cricket during the first test match against Pakistan in Abu Dhabi.

Who are the best left-arm spinners in test history?

18 Sep 2017

Who are the best left-arm spinners in test history?

The category of best left-arm spinners in the history of test cricket will be incomplete without the likes of all-time greats Rangana Herath, Daniel Vettori, Derek Underwood and Bishan Singh Bedi.

Nathan Lyon: The reason behind Australia's win in second test

07 Sep 2017

Nathan Lyon: The reason behind Australia's win in second test

Aussie off-spinner Nathan Lyon picked up 13 wickets in the team's victory over hosts Bangladesh in the 2nd Test, leading to a draw of the two-match test series.

Ajinkya Rahane out of top 10 in the Test rankings

02 Sep 2017

Ajinkya Rahane out of top 10 in the Test rankings

As the latest ICC Test Rankings came out, India's Ajinkya Rahane dropped a place and fell out of the list of top 10 Test batsmen.

Who are the 5 best bowlers of the current generation?

08 Aug 2017

Who are the 5 best bowlers of the current generation?

It is a tough task to narrow down the five best bowlers of this generation, considering we have players ranging from ageing star Rangana Herath to young talent Kagiso Rabada.

Jadeja and Ashwin at the top of ICC Test Rankings

01 Aug 2017

Jadeja and Ashwin at the top of ICC Test Rankings

As the new ICC Test Rankings were revealed, India's star spinner Ravindra Jadeja retained his no.1 ranking on the bowling charts.

India defeat SL in first test; register biggest win overseas

29 Jul 2017

India defeat SL in first test; register biggest win overseas

India defeated Sri Lanka in the first test at Galle by 304 runs to take 1-0 lead in the three match series.

Kohli scores 17th test ton; SL need 550 runs

29 Jul 2017

Kohli scores 17th test ton; SL need 550 runs

India set Sri Lanka a target of 550 runs after declaring for 240 runs in the first test at Galle.

Records broken during India-Sri Lanka first test match

28 Jul 2017

Records broken during India-Sri Lanka first test match

India are playing their first test against Sri Lanka at Galle. It is also the first match for the newly appointed coach Ravi Shastri.

Hashan Tillakaratne appointed SL's temporary batting coach

25 Jul 2017

Hashan Tillakaratne appointed SL's temporary batting coach

Former Sri Lankan captain Hashan Tillakaratne has been appointed as the temporary batting coach of the team ahead of the India series.

Chaminda Vaas appointed SL's bowling coach

23 Jul 2017

Chaminda Vaas appointed SL's bowling coach

The Sri Lankan Cricket Board has appointed Chaminda Vaas as the new bowling coach for the team ahead of the series against India.

These cricketers from 90s were legends then, are legends now

14 Jul 2017

These cricketers from 90s were legends then, are legends now

A number of extraordinary cricketers made their debuts in the 1990s and changed the face of the game, taking it to another level.

India win second test match; lead series 1-0

21 Nov 2016

India win second test match; lead series 1-0

Indian cricket team took a 1-0 lead in the five-match test series as they beat England by 246 runs in the second test match at Visakhapatnam.

Ashwin takes a fiver; Kohli hits fifty on day three

19 Nov 2016

Ashwin takes a fiver; Kohli hits fifty on day three

Ravichandran Ashwin picked up another five-wicket haul to bundle out the English team on day three of the second test.

India in command of Vizag test after day two

18 Nov 2016

India in command of Vizag test after day two

Ravichandran Ashwin scored a half century on second day of test match against England as India were bowled out on 455 in the first innings.

Kohli, Pujara's centuries help India score 317

17 Nov 2016

Kohli, Pujara's centuries help India score 317

Virat Kohli and Cheteshwar Pujara scored centuries to put England on back foot on day one of the second test at Visakhapatnam.

India regains number one spot in test rankings

03 Oct 2016

India regains number one spot in test rankings

India has regained the number one spot in the ICC test rankings after registering a win against New Zealand in the second test at Eden Gardens, Kolkata.

Pakistan displaces India as No.1 Test team

23 Aug 2016

Pakistan displaces India as No.1 Test team

India's 4th Test draw against West Indies, due to rain, costed us the No.1 spot as Pakistan rose to displace India as the No.1 team in 'ICC Test rankings'.

How can India retain the No.1 Test ranking?

17 Aug 2016

How can India retain the No.1 Test ranking?

While currently the No.1 Test team, India must win the series against West Indies 3-0, by beating them in the fourth test at Port of Spain.