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India vs England, 2nd Test: India elect to bat

13 Feb 2021

India vs England, 2nd Test: India elect to bat

India have won the toss and elected to bat in the second Test at the Chepauk Stadium.

Australia's SA tour postponed: Decoding the ICC WTC qualification scenario

02 Feb 2021

Australia's SA tour postponed: Decoding the ICC WTC qualification scenario

Australia have pulled out of the South African tour comprising three Tests, which was scheduled in March, due to the COVID-19 outburst.

Australia pull out of South Africa tour with COVID-19 scare

02 Feb 2021

Australia pull out of South Africa tour with COVID-19 scare

In a huge development, Australia have pulled out of their scheduled South African tour due to COVID-19 outburst.

#NewsBytesExplainer: Here's how India can qualify for ICC WTC final

20 Jan 2021

#NewsBytesExplainer: Here's how India can qualify for ICC WTC final

The Indian cricket team, on Tuesday, retained the Border-Gavaskar Trophy with a historic victory over Australia in Brisbane.

England tour of Lanka: All that you need to know

10 Jan 2021

England tour of Lanka: All that you need to know

Sri Lanka and England are all set to face each other in two Tests, starting January 14.

#NewsBytesExplainer: Decoding possible scenarios of ICC World Test Championship

06 Jan 2021

#NewsBytesExplainer: Decoding possible scenarios of ICC World Test Championship

New Zealand, on Wednesday, handed Pakistan an innings defeat in the second Test at the Hagley Oval, Christchurch.

NZ rout Pakistan, become number one Test side: Records broken

06 Jan 2021

NZ rout Pakistan, become number one Test side: Records broken

New Zealand have beaten Pakistan by an innings and 176 runs in the second Test at Hagley Oval.

India's WC-winning captain Kapil Dev turns 62: His notable feats

06 Jan 2021

India's WC-winning captain Kapil Dev turns 62: His notable feats

One of the greatest all-rounders in world cricket, Kapil Dev, turned 62 on Wednesday.

NZ vs PAK, Kane Williamson smashes fourth double-century: Records broken

05 Jan 2021

NZ vs PAK, Kane Williamson smashes fourth double-century: Records broken

New Zealand captain Kane Williamson has slammed his fourth double-century in Test cricket.

West Indies tour of Bangladesh: Shakib named in preliminary squads

04 Jan 2021

West Indies tour of Bangladesh: Shakib named in preliminary squads

Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB), on Monday, announced the preliminary squads for the upcoming home leg against West Indies.

NZ vs PAK, Williamson slams 24th Test hundred: Records broken

04 Jan 2021

NZ vs PAK, Williamson slams 24th Test hundred: Records broken

New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson slammed his 24th ton as he put the hosts on top on Day 2 of the second Test against Pakistan.

After missing series opener, Babar ruled out of second Test

02 Jan 2021

After missing series opener, Babar ruled out of second Test

Pakistan skipper Babar Azam has been ruled out of the second Test against New Zealand, starting Sunday in Christchurch.

Australia likely to play Warner even if not fully fit

31 Dec 2020

Australia likely to play Warner even if not fully fit

Australian opener David Warner will likely play the third Test against India at the SCG even if he doesn't attain full fitness.

Joe Root turns 30: A look at his notable feats

30 Dec 2020

Joe Root turns 30: A look at his notable feats

England Test captain Joe Root turned 30 on Wednesday.

David Warner, Will Pucovski return for SCG Test, Burns dropped

30 Dec 2020

David Warner, Will Pucovski return for SCG Test, Burns dropped

Senior opener David Warner has been named in Australia's squad for the remaining two Tests against India of the ongoing Border-Gavaskar Trophy.

New Zealand beat Pakistan in first Test: Records broken

30 Dec 2020

New Zealand beat Pakistan in first Test: Records broken

New Zealand defeated Pakistan by 101 runs in the first of two-Test series at the Bay Oval, Mount Maunganui.

Australia penalized four ICC WTC points for maintaining slow over-rate

29 Dec 2020

Australia penalized four ICC WTC points for maintaining slow over-rate

Australia have been fined 40 percent of their match fee and penalized four World Test Championship points for maintaining a slow over-rate in the recently-concluded Boxing Day Test against India.

Indian Cricketers Association nominates Pragyan Ojha to IPL Governing Council

23 Dec 2020

Indian Cricketers Association nominates Pragyan Ojha to IPL Governing Council

The Indian Cricketers Association (ICA), on Wednesday, nominated former India spinner Pragyan Ojha as its representative to the IPL Governing Council.

Shami sidelined for six weeks, could miss England Tests

23 Dec 2020

Shami sidelined for six weeks, could miss England Tests

Indian pace spearhead Mohammed Shami has been sidelined for six weeks, owing to his wrist fracture.

Ganguly, Shah devising plans to improve India's performance: Rajiv Shukla

22 Dec 2020

Ganguly, Shah devising plans to improve India's performance: Rajiv Shukla

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president Sourav Ganguly and secretary Jay Shah are working on plans to improve the performance of Team India Down Under.

T20 World Cup 2020: Organizers looking at different scenarios

06 Apr 2020

T20 World Cup 2020: Organizers looking at different scenarios

While the coronavirus pandemic has disarrayed the sports community globally, the T20 World Cup organizing committee remains optimistic about the upcoming tournament.

Sehwag uses an interesting analogy for five-day Tests: Details here

13 Jan 2020

Sehwag uses an interesting analogy for five-day Tests: Details here

The cricketing world has been discussing the proposal put forward by the ICC to have mandatory four-day Tests from 2023.

Four-day Tests a conspiracy against Asian teams: Shoaib Akhtar

06 Jan 2020

Four-day Tests a conspiracy against Asian teams: Shoaib Akhtar

The cricketing world continues to debate about the efficacy and utility of four-day Tests, as proposed by the International Cricket Council (ICC).

Here's why Gautam Gambhir has dubbed four-day Tests as 'ridiculous'

05 Jan 2020

Here's why Gautam Gambhir has dubbed four-day Tests as 'ridiculous'

The cricket world is abuzz following the proposal from the International Cricket Council (ICC) to make four-day Tests mandatory from 2023.

Illness strikes England camp, Somerset pair called up as cover

20 Dec 2019

Illness strikes England camp, Somerset pair called up as cover

England are all set to face South Africa in a four-match Test series, starting December 26.

Here's what Kumble feels about home and away wins' comparison

09 Oct 2019

Here's what Kumble feels about home and away wins' comparison

India are off to a fine start to their ICC World Test Championship campaign, having won the opening three Tests so far.

Facebook acquires sub-continental digital rights for ICC events: Details here

27 Sep 2019

Facebook acquires sub-continental digital rights for ICC events: Details here

Social media giant Facebook has acquired the digital content rights of the International Cricket Council (ICC) for the sub-continent region.

Ganguly backs Iyer-Pandey to put pressure on Rahul: Here's why

21 Sep 2019

Ganguly backs Iyer-Pandey to put pressure on Rahul: Here's why

KL Rahul has been on the receiving end after a series of inconsistent performance for India.

Afridi names his Fab Four, doesn't include Kane Williamson

21 Sep 2019

Afridi names his Fab Four, doesn't include Kane Williamson

Former Pakistan skipper Shahid Afridi is considered as one of the modern-day legends of the game.

Ben Stokes hits out at 'The Sun' publication: Here's why

18 Sep 2019

Ben Stokes hits out at 'The Sun' publication: Here's why

English all-rounder Ben Stokes took to Twitter to hit out at English publication house The Sun for publishing an extremely sensitive story regarding his family.

ICC Rankings: Steve Smith remains the number one Test batsman

16 Sep 2019

ICC Rankings: Steve Smith remains the number one Test batsman

Australian batsman Steve Smith was on a roll in the just-concluded Ashes, where he finished with 774 runs in just seven innings at a Bradmanesque average of 110.57.

Steve Smith is unhappy despite record-breaking Ashes: Here's why

16 Sep 2019

Steve Smith is unhappy despite record-breaking Ashes: Here's why

Australian batsman Steve Smith was on a record-breaking spree in the just-concluded Ashes. His run was compared with a number of greats of all time.

Ravi Shastri issues a warning to Rishabh Pant: Details here

16 Sep 2019

Ravi Shastri issues a warning to Rishabh Pant: Details here

Ever since Rishabh Pant sealed his spot in the Indian team, he has been at the receiving end, be it for his wicket-keeping or his batting.

Ex-Indian cricketer questions move to promote Rohit as Test opener

16 Sep 2019

Ex-Indian cricketer questions move to promote Rohit as Test opener

The move to promote Rohit Sharma as the opener in Tests has become a topic of debate, as critics continue to analyze the move.

A look at Steve Smith's records following 27th Test fifty

13 Sep 2019

A look at Steve Smith's records following 27th Test fifty

Australian batsman Steve Smith scored his 27th fifty on Day 2 of the fifth and final Test of The Ashes 2019 at The Oval in London on Friday.

Steve Smith goes past Virat Kohli with 26th Test century

05 Sep 2019

Steve Smith goes past Virat Kohli with 26th Test century

Australian batsman Steve Smith played another prolific innings as he slammed his 26th Test century in the ongoing fourth Test against England on Thursday.

VVS Laxman slams KL Rahul: Here's why

05 Sep 2019

VVS Laxman slams KL Rahul: Here's why

Indian opener KL Rahul has been on the receiving end, following a poor show in the just-concluded Test series against the Windies.

Steve Smith edges Virat Kohli to become No.1 Test batsman

03 Sep 2019

Steve Smith edges Virat Kohli to become No.1 Test batsman

The hide and seek game between Australia's Steve Smith and Indian skipper Virat Kohli continues, as both fight for the top spot in the ICC Test Rankings for Batsmen.

Steve Smith ruled out of Headingley Ashes Test: Details here

20 Aug 2019

Steve Smith ruled out of Headingley Ashes Test: Details here

Australian batsman Steve Smith has been ruled out of the upcoming Headingley Test of the ongoing Ashes 2019, due to concussion.

Will Sri Lanka play Test cricket in Pakistan?

17 Aug 2019

Will Sri Lanka play Test cricket in Pakistan?

Test cricket could be set for a return to Pakistan after 10 years, with Sri Lanka planning to play a Test in the nation, later this year.