Test Cricket: News

Australia's iconic WACA stadium prepares for its last Ashes

WACA (Western Australian Cricket Association) cricket ground prepares to host its final Ashes Test, as it is set to be replaced as Perth's premier stadium by the new state-of-the-art Perth stadium come January.

06 Dec 2017

Rohit Sharma

India vs Sri Lanka 3rd Test: Records broken

Sri Lanka put in a commendable display on day five to draw the smog hit third Test at Kotla in Delhi. The visitors scored 299 for the loss of five to draw the game.

What factors make day-night Test matches unique?

Team India is the only major cricketing nation yet to play cricket in whites under the lights, reluctant to embrace the pink ball test.

03 Dec 2017

Virat Kohli

'Lesser known' Test records of the run-machine Virat Kohli

With a 243-run knock in the 3rd Test against Sri Lanka, Virat Kohli made his highest Test score and in the process broke many records.

01 Dec 2017


How much does Cheteshwar Pujara earn?

Cheteshwar Pujara, unarguably the best Indian Test player of our times, unfortunately doesn't get enough credit for his talent in terms of fame or money as do the short-format specialists.

01 Dec 2017

Rohit Sharma

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.

Who is better overseas- Ashwin or Jadeja?

Ashwin and Jadeja have been a vital clog in India's incredible success over the last few years.

Decoding the peculiar Ajinkya Rahane

Most Indian batsmen fare well at home, but in foreign conditions they tend to show some discomfort.

Is Ashwin India's greatest spin bowler?

When it comes to the art of spin bowling, Indians excel at it. We have produced some of the best spinners in the world over the years.

India vs Sri Lanka 2nd Test: Records broken

Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja put in dominating performances as India thrashed Sri Lanka by an innings and 239 runs, taking a 1-0 lead in the three-match Test series.

27 Nov 2017

England Cricket Team

Bairstow accused of allegedly headbutting Bancroft

England's Ashes tour has take an unwanted twist. Wicket-keeper Jonny Bairstow is in the headlines for all the wrong reasons.

Steve Smith- The greatest test batsman alive?

Steve Smith has confirmed his status as the best Test batsman on the planet.

Smith leads from the front as Aussies fight back

Talk about being a leader and Steve Smith is doing exactly that. The 28-year-old rescued the baggy greens leading the fight back after a top order batting collapse in the Ashes first Test at Gabba on Friday.

23 Nov 2017

Virat Kohli

Kohli asks for bouncy tracks against Sri Lanka

While the first of three-match Test series between India and Sri Lanka ended in a draw, India are set to face the visitors in the 2nd Test in Nagpur on a grassy wicket, similar to the first Test conditions in Kolkata.

21 Nov 2017

Virat Kohli

ICC Test Rankings: Kohli rises to 5th position

Indian skipper Virat Kohli scored his 50th international century against Sri Lanka in the first Test in Kolkata on Monday which has helped him move up a spot to fifth in the latest ICC Test batsman rankings.

20 Nov 2017

Virat Kohli

Records broken in India vs Sri Lanka 1st Test

The first of three-match Test series between India and Sri Lanka ended in a draw.

These two cricketing legends debuted this day, 28 years ago

Looking back at the past, today marks the special day when two of the cricketing greats made their debut - Sachin Tendulkar and Waqar Younis.

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.

Sri Lanka manager backs Dinesh Chandimal's 'witchcraft' comment

Days after intriguing comments from Dinesh Chandimal attributing Test win against Pakistan to 'witchcraft', the Sri Lankan captain was asked if he would resort to any such 'methods' ahead of their tour to India.

17 Oct 2017


India unlikely to play four-day Tests in near future

While the ICC has recently approved the four-day Test matches on a trial basis, Indian team is unlikely to play the format anytime soon.

ICC gives its nod to Test Championship and ODI League

The International Cricket Council (ICC) has given its go-ahead to a Test Championship and ODI League.

Aussie cricketer Usman Khawaja talks about being racially abused

Usman Khawaja, Australia's first Pakistan-born player, and the first Muslim to play Test cricket for them, opened up about his struggle with racial abuse as a child.

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?

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.

JP Duminy announces retirement from test cricket with immediate effect

South African all-rounder JP Duminy announced his retirement from test cricket with immediate effect, earlier today.

05 Sep 2017

Virat Kohli

What can Kohli learn from Pujara?

Apart from the exception of Murali Vijay and Ajinkya Rahane, the two players in the current Indian Test team who are considered among the cream of the crop are Cheteshwar Pujara and Virat Kohli.

24 Aug 2017

England Cricket Team

Can Cook break Sachin's records?

Former England Captain Alastair Cook is the front runner among currently active players who can break quite a few of Sachin Tendulkar's records.

20 Aug 2017

England Cricket Team

Stuart Broad surpasses Sir Ian Botham

England fast bowler Stuart Broad picked up three wickets from just eleven balls as England thrashed West Indies in the first Test match at Edgbaston.

India win third test; whitewash Sri Lanka 3-0

Indian cricket team defeated Sri Lanka in the third test by an innings and 171 runs to win the series 3-0.

12 Aug 2017

Virat Kohli

What can Kohli learn from Pujara?

Apart from the exception of Murali Vijay and Ajinkya Rahane, the two players in the current Indian Test team who are considered among the cream of the crop are Cheteshwar Pujara and Virat Kohli.

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.

India defeat SL in second test at Colombo

India took a 2-0 lead, in the three match test series, after defeating Sri Lanka by an innings and 53 runs in the second test at Colombo.

R Ashwin all set to play his 50th test match

The first test at Galle will be a special one for India's leading spin bowler Ravichandran Ashwin, as he would be playing his 50th test match.

KL Rahul ruled out of first test

India's opening batsman Lokesh Rahul has been ruled out of first test against Sri Lanka due to viral fever. The test starts from 26 July at Galle .

Traditions in cricket we have put behind

Over the years, cricket has adopted many traditions which have become the talking point in the world, like the colorful dress worn by the Marylebone Cricket Club members, tea break in test matches and many more.

28 Aug 2016

Mahendra Singh Dhoni

MS Dhoni becomes the most experienced International Captain

Adding another feather to his cap, MS Dhoni became the most experienced captain in international captain after his latest match, a T20I against West Indies in Florida.