Tag: Test Cricket

Test cricket won't die in my lifetime but who'll be playing it?: Ian Chappell
Test cricket won't die in my lifetime but who'll be playing it?: Ian Chappell

Coming back to the challenge cricket is facing, Chappell felt the expansion of T20 leagues at a rapid pace will cause huge damage to Test cricket and its future.

  • Saturday, 13 August 2022
Mominul Haque
Mominul Haque steps down as Bangladesh Test captain

Mominul, who has led Bangladesh in the longest format since October 2019, was affected by the captaincy pressure. He was struggling with the bat as well and averaged just 16.20 in 2022, with 162 runs from six matches.

  • Wednesday, 01 June 2022
International Cricket Council
ICC Test Rankings: Liton, Mathews move up; Kohli, Rohit, Ashwin maintain top-10 positions

The first Test between Bangladesh and Sri Lanka that ended in a stalemate saw both sides score heavily in the three innings. The game saw three hundreds and six fifties scored, which reflected in the ICC Player Rankings.

  • Wednesday, 25 May 2022
India Test Cricket
Jadeja, Bumrah, Iyer - Modern Day Masters Of India’s Test Crest

In Ravindra Jadeja, Jasprit Bumrah and Shreyas Iyer, India has found its modern day masters of red-ball cricket.

  • Friday, 18 March 2022
Virat Kohli Indian Cricket
Loss Of Captain Kohli Could Well Be The Best Thing For Batsman Kohli

How does one assess Virat Kohli's seven-year long captaincy? The stats tell their own story. He is the most successful Indian captain, winning 40 of the 68 Tests he captained India in – 16 of them overseas.

  • Sunday, 16 January 2022
India Vs South Africa Test Series
SA v IND, 3rd Test: Petersen Shines As South Africa Come From Behind To Win Series 2-1

Keegan Petersen shined with a classy 82 as South Africa defeated India by seven wickets to win the series-deciding third Test at the Newlands Cricket Ground on Friday.

  • Friday, 14 January 2022
India Vs South Africa Rishabh Pant innings
Rishabh Is A Once-In-A-Generation Cricketer

The innings Rishabh Pant played at the Cape Town will remain etched in memory as one of the best innings played by an Indian batter, comparable in its importance to Gundappa Vishanath’s 97 at Chepauk against Andy Roberts & Co in 1975.

  • Friday, 14 January 2022
India Vs South Africa
1st Test: With 2nd day's play washed out, India will look to realign targets

The Indian team will look to reset its first innings target after the second day's play in the opening Test against South Africa had to be called off without a ball being bowled due to heavy and persistent rain since morning here on Monday.

  • Monday, 27 December 2021
ICC slaps 25% match fee fine on Kohli for misconduct

Centurion: India skipper Virat Kohli has been fined 25 per cent of his match fee for breaching the Code of Conduct during the third day’s play in the second Test against South Africa, ICC announced on Tuesday. Kohli received one demerit point for breaching Level 1 of the International Cricket Council’s (ICC) code of conduct […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
Jadeja bogged down by illness, Dhawan recovers from ankle injury

Cape Town: India all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja has been suffering from viral illness for the past two days, while opening batsman Shikhar Dhawan has recovered from an injury ahead of the first cricket Test against South Africa, it was announced on Wednesday. The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) announced that its medical team […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
India will be tough opponents: South Africa coach

Cape Town: South Africa coach Ottis Gibson has warned his team that India may prove to be tough opponents during the upcoming three-match Test series. “They are currently ranked number one and they’ve got a lot of world class players and world class players aren’t just world class in their own back yards,” Gibson told the […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
S.African JP Duminy bids adieu to Test cricket

Johannesburg: South African all-rounder Jean Paul Duminy on Saturday announced his retirement from Test and first class cricket with immediate effect, a Cricket South Africa statement confirmed. Duminy, who was dropped from the Test team after the first match at Lord’s in the four-match Test rubber against England in July earlier this year, decided to […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Kohli's message for batsmen: Bowlers won't be able to do anything with totals we have been putting

Melbourne:Their patchy performance has stuck out like a sore thumb during the first two Tests and India skipper Virat Kohli urged his batsmen to complement the superb effort of his bowling unit in the upcoming Boxing Day Test against Australia starting Wednesday. While Kohli gave a batting masterclass on a challenging track in Perth, Cheteshwar […]

  • Tuesday, 29 June 2021
Perth pitch was by no means 'average': Tendulkar

New Delhi: Iconic batsman Sachin Tendulkar on Sunday joined a host of former players in slamming average rating given to the Perth stadium pitch, saying only such tracks can revive Test cricket. The ICC had rated as average pitch at the Optus stadium, which hosted the second Test between India and Australia. “Pitches play a […]

  • Tuesday, 29 June 2021
Dhoni's retirement is well thought-out: Shastri

Sydney: Even as speculation about Mahendra Singh Dhoni's sudden retirement from Test cricket persists, India's Team Director Ravi Shastri today described it as a "well thought-out" move and lashed out at critics who had accused the wicket-keeper-batsman of abandoning a sinking ship.

  • Sunday, 27 June 2021