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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.

Here's why Kuldeep Yadav is working on changing his bowling

10 Jan 2020

Here's why Kuldeep Yadav is working on changing his bowling

Indian chinaman Kuldeep Yadav had a tough year in 2019, as he leaked runs aplenty, which affected his international performance.

James Anderson to miss remainder of South Africa series

09 Jan 2020

James Anderson to miss remainder of South Africa series

Veteran English pacer James Anderson has been ruled out of the remainder of the South Africa tour following a rib injury.

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.

Ravi Shastri calls Virat Kohli the perfect captain: Here's why

01 Jan 2020

Ravi Shastri calls Virat Kohli the perfect captain: Here's why

While former Indian captains Sourav Ganguly and MS Dhoni made Men in Blue a force to reckon with, current Indian skipper Virat Kohli has made them the team to beat.

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.

Ben Stokes cleared to bowl in South Africa: Details here

11 Dec 2019

Ben Stokes cleared to bowl in South Africa: Details here

England have received a massive boost after all-rounder Ben Stokes was medically cleared to bowl during the upcoming Test series in South Africa, starting December 26 (Boxing Day).

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.

Lara feels these two Indians can break his 400-run tally

10 Dec 2019

Lara feels these two Indians can break his 400-run tally

Windies legendary cricketer Brian Lara is known for many top moments, including his record score of an unbeaten 400 in Test cricket.

2nd Test, New Zealand vs England: Here're the records broken

03 Dec 2019

2nd Test, New Zealand vs England: Here're the records broken

Persistent rain played spoilsport on the final day as hosts New Zealand drew the second Test against England in Hamilton on Tuesday.

Joe Root smashes double century against New Zealand: Records broken

02 Dec 2019

Joe Root smashes double century against New Zealand: Records broken

England captain Joe Root smashed a double century against New Zealand on Day 4 of the second Test against New Zealand in Hamilton on Monday.

Yasir Shah shocks world with maiden Test century: Records scripted

01 Dec 2019

Yasir Shah shocks world with maiden Test century: Records scripted

Pakistan spinner Yasir Shah shocked the world, not with the ball, but with the bat, this time around.

Steve Smith scripts another record, eclipses Sachin Tendulkar

30 Nov 2019

Steve Smith scripts another record, eclipses Sachin Tendulkar

Former Australian skipper Steve Smith is enjoying the form of his life as he continued to break records.

Smith punishes himself despite Australia's win over Pakistan. But why?

27 Nov 2019

Smith punishes himself despite Australia's win over Pakistan. But why?

Hosts Australia came up with a fine performance to defeat visitors Pakistan by an innings and five runs in the opening Test in Brisbane.

What makes Indian bowlers so unique? Virat Kohli explains

25 Nov 2019

What makes Indian bowlers so unique? Virat Kohli explains

India have been on a phenomenal run, especially in Tests as they became the first team to register four consecutive Test wins by an innings.

Why did Yasir Shah signal seven after dismissing Steve Smith?

24 Nov 2019

Why did Yasir Shah signal seven after dismissing Steve Smith?

Steve Smith, who made headlines during the Ashes 2019, is off to a shaky start at home, having been dismissed for a mere four in the opening Test against Pakistan in Brisbane.

Naseem Shah on verge of making history on Test debut

19 Nov 2019

Naseem Shah on verge of making history on Test debut

It is no secret that Pakistan have an abundance of bowling talent and most of them are possessed by their youth in the domestic circuit.

James Anderson likely to feature against Proteas: Details here

16 Nov 2019

James Anderson likely to feature against Proteas: Details here

Veteran England pacer James Anderson has been out of the side since August this year after he suffered an injury while training for the Ashes.

Happy Birthday Adam Gilchrist: Some records held by the legend

14 Nov 2019

Happy Birthday Adam Gilchrist: Some records held by the legend

Australia's legendary wicket-keeper batsman Adam Gilchrist has made a name for himself, as he is rated as one of the most deadly openers in world cricket to date.

Adam Gilchrist reveals the toughest Indian bowler he has faced

14 Nov 2019

Adam Gilchrist reveals the toughest Indian bowler he has faced

Australian wicket-keeper batsman Adam Gilchrist is certainly one of the most legendary openers to have played the sport.

Here's what Gambhir said on what separates Kohli as captain

17 Oct 2019

Here's what Gambhir said on what separates Kohli as captain

There has been a longstanding debate if Virat Kohli is a better leader than other former Indian captains.

Top records held by captains in Test cricket: Details here

11 Oct 2019

Top records held by captains in Test cricket: Details here

Test cricket is considered to be the ultimate form of the game, as it is the toughest format, which tests the mental and physical endurance of a player to the utmost level.

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.

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.

Why is Jasprit Bumrah so crucial for India in Tests?

24 Sep 2019

Why is Jasprit Bumrah so crucial for India in Tests?

India have a number of talented fast bowlers in their arsenal currently, with one of them being Jasprit Bumrah.

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.

Here's how much Indian players would get as daily allowance

22 Sep 2019

Here's how much Indian players would get as daily allowance

The Indian cricket team can breathe a sigh of relief as the BCCI's Committee of Administrators (CoA) has decided to double the daily allowance for the team during overseas tours.

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.