Tag: Test Cricket

Sangakkara becomes fastest to reach 12,000 Test runs

Wellington: Former Sri Lanka captain Kumar Sangakkara Saturday became the fastest player to reach 12,000 runs in Test cricket, achieving the milestone in 224 innings.

  • Monday, 21 June 2021
Future Of Test Cricket
Future Of Test Cricket Hangs In Balance; Puritans Still Hopeful Of A Turn Around

As India take on New Zealand in the final of the first World Test Championship, the million dollar inevitable question over the future of Test cricket has cropped up again

  • Friday, 18 June 2021
The Romance of Test Cricket

By Sandeep Sahu Ah, the romance of Test cricket! As Virat Kohli and his boys wrapped up the series 3-0 against England at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai early on Monday, my mind went back to the good old days when the only kind of cricket one knew was Test cricket. The planning by the […]

  • Thursday, 10 June 2021
Ashwin On Cusp Of Ending As Top Wicket Taker Of WTC

Ashwin has four four-wicket hauls in WTC so far, the same as fellow Australian off-spinner Nathan Lyon who has 56 scalps.

  • Thursday, 27 May 2021
Kyle Jamieson
NZ Bowlers Won't Search Too Much For Swing With Dukes Ball: Jamieson

The Kiwis, used to playing with the Kookaburra at home, will be playing in England with the Dukes ball which offers more swing. Prior to the WTC final, they will play two Tests against England.

  • Thursday, 20 May 2021
Good pitches will help revive Test cricket: Tendulkar

Mumbai: Batting great Sachin Tendulkar said that Test cricket will be helped a lot by competitive pitches like the ones that have been on offer at the Ashes, thus far. Tendulkar said that despite the introduction of the World Test Championship, the cricket on offer has to be interesting to keep the fans engaged. “Test […]

  • Monday, 26 April 2021
Test Cricket Needs To Appeal To Millennials: Gambhir

New Delhi: Former India opener Gautam Gambhir believes in the present era of T20 and ODIs, Test cricket should become more appealing to the new generation and must address some core issues. In order to add more excitement to the longest format of the game, the International Cricket Council (ICC) has already come out with […]

  • Monday, 26 April 2021
Rohit Can Help Chase Down Unachievable Targets: Bangar

New Delhi: Former India batting coach Sanjay Bangar believes that Team India will be able to successfully chase down targets they haven’t achieved in the past if Rohit Sharma succeeds at the top of the order in Test cricket. Rohit, who is a regular opener for Team India in the limited-overs format, has been included […]

  • Sunday, 25 April 2021
Bumrah Has Skill-Set To Succeed In India In Tests: Agarkar

New Delhi: Ever since making his Test debut in Cape Town in January 2018, Jasprit Bumrah has improved by leaps and bounds and has become an integral part of the Indian team across all formats, especially Test cricket. Bumrah has featured in 12 Test matches so far, in which he has scalped 62 wickets at […]

  • Sunday, 25 April 2021
Bumrah out of home Tests in 2019, likely to return for WI T20Is

New Delhi: With just over a week left for the opening game of the three-Test series against South Africa, the Indian team management suffered a huge blow as it came to the fore that pace spearhead Jasprit Bumrah had been ruled out of the series due to a minor stress fracture in his lower back. […]

  • Sunday, 25 April 2021
Faf Du Plessis
Du Plessis Trolled For Comments On Toss In Test Cricket

Johannesburg: South African captain Faf du Plessis has suggested that if there was no toss in Test cricket and the away side were allowed to bat first, his team would have stood a better chance against India in the recently concluded Test series between the two sides. The Proteas ended up losing 3-0 in India […]

  • Saturday, 24 April 2021
Naseem Shah Becomes Youngest Pacer To Pick Five-Wicket Haul In Tests

Karachi: Pakistan pacer Naseem Shah has become the youngest fast bowler to pick up a five-wicket haul in Test cricket. On Monday, Shah finished with the figures of 5/31 as Pakistan bundled out Sri Lanka for 212 in their second innings and won the second and final Test by 263 runs at the National Stadium. Shah, […]

  • Thursday, 22 April 2021
Four-Day Tests 'Unfair To Purest Format Of The Game': Kohli

Guwahati: India skipper Virat Kohli is not in favour of ICC’s idea of introducing four-day Tests as he believes it is unfair to the “purest format of the game”. According to Kohli, the concept of Day-Night Test, which is already in place in world cricket, is the most that should be brought to commercialise the […]

  • Wednesday, 21 April 2021
South Africa's Faf Du Plessis Announces Retirement From Test Cricket

Johannesburg: Former South Africa captain Faf du Plessis on Wednesday announced his retirement from Test cricket. du Plessis said that he is shifting his focus to T20 cricket with two consecutive T20 World Cup tournaments coming up in 2021 and 2022. “It has been an honour to play for my country in all the formats […]

  • Monday, 05 April 2021