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England thrash South Africa to win third Test: Records broken

20 Jan 2020

England thrash South Africa to win third Test: Records broken

England came up with a phenomenal performance as they thrashed hosts South Africa in the third Test, in Port Elizabeth, on Monday.

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.

Dean Elgar believes he was not out following DRS controversy

07 Jan 2020

Dean Elgar believes he was not out following DRS controversy

South African opener Dean Elgar has said that he was pretty confident that he was not out despite being dismissed under controversial circumstances during the second Test against England.

Five records which Virat Kohli can script in 2020

31 Dec 2019

Five records which Virat Kohli can script in 2020

Indian skipper Virat Kohli had yet another phenomenal year, as he scripted numerous records.

Kohli finishes 2019 as number one Test batsman: Details here

30 Dec 2019

Kohli finishes 2019 as number one Test batsman: Details here

Indian skipper Virat Kohli finished 2019 on a high as he retained the top spot in the ICC Test Rankings for batsmen.

Smith praises Williamson ahead of first Test: Details here

11 Dec 2019

Smith praises Williamson ahead of first Test: Details here

Critics have always backed Australia's Steve Smith to be at par with New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson in a number of aspects of the game.

Do you remember these top rescue acts by BJ Watling?

23 Nov 2019

Do you remember these top rescue acts by BJ Watling?

New Zealand wicket-keeper batsman BJ Watling is in the headlines after having played a commendable innings in the ongoing first Test against England in Mount Maunganui.

Here's why Sourav Ganguly continues to back Rishabh Pant

28 Sep 2019

Here's why Sourav Ganguly continues to back Rishabh Pant

Young Indian wicket-keeper batsman Rishabh Pant has been in the headlines of late as the debate regarding his eligibility in the team continues to be questioned.

Here's what Rahul Dravid has to say about age fraud

28 Sep 2019

Here's what Rahul Dravid has to say about age fraud

While most say age is just a number in cricket, former Indian wicket-keeper batsman Rahul Dravid is strict when it comes to the age.

Dropped despite clearing Yo-Yo Test. But why? Yuvraj Singh questions

27 Sep 2019

Dropped despite clearing Yo-Yo Test. But why? Yuvraj Singh questions

Former Indian swashbuckling batsman Yuvraj Singh, who announced his retirement earlier this year, has made a shocking revelation.

Here's why Ravi Shastri continues to back Rishabh Pant

26 Sep 2019

Here's why Ravi Shastri continues to back Rishabh Pant

Young Indian wicket-keeper batsman Rishabh Pant has been on the receiving end of late following his immature gameplay and failing to convert starts into a big score.

MS Dhoni ranks just next to Narendra Modi: Here's how

26 Sep 2019

MS Dhoni ranks just next to Narendra Modi: Here's how

While it still might be a debatable topic, but it seems like former Indian skipper MS Dhoni has gone past the likes of Sachin Tendulkar and Virat Kohli as the most popular cricketer among the fans.

Kamran Akmal breaks Adam Gilchrist's record: Details here

23 Sep 2019

Kamran Akmal breaks Adam Gilchrist's record: Details here

It has been quite a long time since we saw Kamran Akmal playing for Pakistan at the international level.

Former Team India opener Madhav Apte passes away at 86

23 Sep 2019

Former Team India opener Madhav Apte passes away at 86

Former Indian Test opener Madhav Apte passed away at the age of 86.

ICC politely corrects Rahul Dravid gaffe following trolling by fans

22 Sep 2019

ICC politely corrects Rahul Dravid gaffe following trolling by fans

The International Cricket Council (ICC) was at the receiving end of the Indian fans following a gaffe regarding Hall of Famer Rahul Dravid.

Gavaskar on how to educate players regarding match-fixing

22 Sep 2019

Gavaskar on how to educate players regarding match-fixing

With an influx of T20 leagues in cricket, a huge amount of money is flowing into the sport.

Shikhar Dhawan wants youngsters to prepare for World T20

22 Sep 2019

Shikhar Dhawan wants youngsters to prepare for World T20

Indian opener Shikhar Dhawan was back in form following a fine innings of 40 against South Africa in the second T20I on Wednesday.

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.

Faf du Plessis to miss flight to India: Here's why

21 Sep 2019

Faf du Plessis to miss flight to India: Here's why

South African Test skipper Faf du Plessis is all set to miss his connecting flight to India ahead of the Test series after a delay by British Airways in Dubai.

Is Rishabh Pant's time running out in the Indian team?

20 Sep 2019

Is Rishabh Pant's time running out in the Indian team?

Indian wicket-keeper batsman Rishabh Pant has been served with criticisms ever since breaking into the Indian squad, for his immature and irresponsible gameplay.

Pant shouldn't confuse fearless cricket with reckless: Batting coach

18 Sep 2019

Pant shouldn't confuse fearless cricket with reckless: Batting coach

Rishabh Pant is being touted as India's next big find and an ideal candidate to replace MS Dhoni across formats.

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.

Misbah-ul-Haq modifies diet plans for Pakistan players: Details here

17 Sep 2019

Misbah-ul-Haq modifies diet plans for Pakistan players: Details here

Pakistan's newly appointed head coach and chief selector Misbah-ul-Haq has made a bold move to change the diet and nutrition plan of the Pakistan players.

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.

Rohit Sharma should play his natural game in Tests: Bangar

15 Sep 2019

Rohit Sharma should play his natural game in Tests: Bangar

Rohit Sharma will look to dominate the proceedings after the national selectors picked him as the opener for the upcoming Test series against South Africa.

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.

Ashes: Here's why Geoffrey Boycott is disappointed with Joe Root

11 Sep 2019

Ashes: Here's why Geoffrey Boycott is disappointed with Joe Root

England have failed to regain the urn after succumbing to a 185-run loss to Australia in the fourth Test of the ongoing Ashes.

Here're interesting records held by Team India in Test Cricket

10 Sep 2019

Here're interesting records held by Team India in Test Cricket

Test cricket is considered to be the ultimate and best format, as currently only 12 teams play red-ball cricket.

Warner tampered the ball even in First-class cricket: Cook

10 Sep 2019

Warner tampered the ball even in First-class cricket: Cook

Sir Alastair Cook continues to enjoy First-class cricket post his international retirement.

Geoffrey Boycott and Andrew Strauss knighted: Details here

10 Sep 2019

Geoffrey Boycott and Andrew Strauss knighted: Details here

Former English cricket greats Geoffrey Boycott and Andrew Strauss have been knighted for their services to the sport of cricket.

Here's who Virat Kohli considered as his childhood hero

08 Sep 2019

Here's who Virat Kohli considered as his childhood hero

Virat Kohli is undoubtedly one of the best batsmen in modern cricket today.

Here are the first Test centurions from every cricketing nation

07 Sep 2019

Here are the first Test centurions from every cricketing nation

Test cricket is considered to be the ultimate format of the game.

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.

Misbah-ul-Haq appointed Pakistan coach-cum-selector: Details here

04 Sep 2019

Misbah-ul-Haq appointed Pakistan coach-cum-selector: Details here

Former Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq has been appointed as the new head coach of the national team.

Remember these funny moments in cricket?

04 Sep 2019

Remember these funny moments in cricket?

Cricket is strongly considered the game of gentlemen.

Here's what Virat Kohli had to say following Windies triumph

03 Sep 2019

Here's what Virat Kohli had to say following Windies triumph

India came up with an uplifting performance to tame Windies by 257 runs in the second and final Test in Jamaica on Monday.