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Tag: Test Match

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It was pleasing to see our bowlers bowl: Kohli

Perth: Despite being on the receiving end in the second Test against Australia, India skipper Virat Kohli has praised the effort of his bowlers and hopes they carry the momentum to the next games as well. Chasing a challeging 287-run target, the Indian batsmen failed to put up a fight and the entire side was […]

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2nd Test: India 15/2 at tea, need 272 runs more to win vs Australia

Perth: India were 15/2 at tea on the fourth day, needing 272 runs to win the second Test against Australia here on Monday. Chasing 287, India lost two quick wickets in the form of Lokesh Rahul (0) and Cheteshwar Pujara (6). Skipper Virat Kohli and Murli Vijay were batting when tea was taken. Earlier, Australia […]

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2nd Test: Australia 132/4 at stumps, lead by 175 runs vs India

Perth: Australia were 132/4 at stumps on the third day of the second cricket Test against India here on Sunday. Usman Khawaja and skipper Tim Paine were batting on 41 and eight runs respectively when the umpires decided to call it a day. The hosts now have a 175-run lead against India. Earlier in the […]

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India beat Australia by 31 runs in Adelaide Test

Adelaide: India on Monday earned a hard-fought 1-0 lead in the four-match Test series after beating Australia by 31 runs in the opening cricket Test at the Adelaide Oval here. This is the sixth Test win for India on Australian soil. Chasing a massive 323, Australia’s lower middle order gave a tough fight in their […]

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Head half-century helps Australia post 191/7 vs India as wickets tumble

Adelaide: Travis Head’s fighting 61 off 149 balls helped Australia reach 191/7 at stumps on Friday, the second day of the first test against India, after off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin took three top-order wickets and helped the visitors dominate the day’s play. India were all out for 250 runs in the first innings when Mohammad Shami […]

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1st Test: Poor batting leaves India struggling on opening day

Adelaide: Cheteshwar Pujara fought his way to a gritty century even as familiar batting woes on foreign soil left India struggling at 250/9 on the opening day of the first cricket Test against Australia here on Thursday. Pujara posted a wonderfully patient and composed 123 off 246 deliveries before being run out off the last […]

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India one wicket away from winning Nottingham Test

Nottingham: India are one wicket away from a comprehensive victory as England were 311/9 at stumps on the fourth day while chasing a mammoth 521 in the third Test match here on Tuesday. Adil Rashid (30) and James Anderson (8) were at the crease when umpires dislodged the bails for the day. India Jasprit Bumrah […]

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3rd Test: India set daunting 521-run target for England

Nottingham: India declared their second innings at 352/7, setting a target of 521 runs for England to win the third Test with two days remaining at Trent Bridge here on Monday. Skipper Virat Kohli struck his 23rd Test ton, his fourth slowest century coming off 197 balls, to guide India to the massive score. Kohli […]

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3rd Test: India take 292 runs lead at stumps on day 2 vs England

Nottingham: A disciplined batting helped India score 124/2 in their second innings, taking 292 runs lead Aat stumps on the second day of the third Test match against England here on Sunday. Cheteshwar Pujara (33) and Skipper Virat Kohli (8) were at the crease when umpires dislodged the bails for the day. For England, Adil […]

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England outplay India by innings & 159 runs at Lord's

London: England bowled out India for 130 runs in the second innings to win the second Test by an innings and 159 runs on the fourth day of the play here on Sunday. With the win, England took a 2-0 lead in the five-match series. Having conceded the first-innings lead by 289 runs, India’s batting […]

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England beat India in first Test to lead series

Birmingham: India were bowled out for 162 in their second innings, losing the first Test to England by 31 runs before lunch on the fourth day here on Saturday. Chasing 194, India resumed the day at 110/5 but kept losing wickets, including the one of captain Virat Kohli (51), to fall short by 31 runs. […]

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Kohli stands firm as India need 84 runs to win first Test vs England

Birmingham: Skipper Virat Kohli’s unbeaten 43-run knock helped India score 110/5 at stumps on the third day of the first Test against England here on Friday. India need another 84 runs to win. After bowling out the hosts for 180 in their second innings at tea, Indian batters once again failed in the second innings […]

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Op-Ed: Well done Ishy!

My perennial complaint against Ishant Sharma has been that he has never really been a match winning bowler; one who can take wickets in a heap like, say, a Bhuvneshwar Kumar or a Mohammed Shami. But after his performance at Edgbaston on Friday, I have absolutely nothing to complain about. There were two things that […]

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Sourav Ganguly against toss abolition in Test cricket

Kolkata: Former India captain Sourav Ganguly on Monday joined Bishan Singh Bedi and Dilip Vengsarkar in opposing the proposal to abolish the toss from Test cricket. Opinion has been divided among former cricketers since a newly-formed committee of the International Cricket Council (ICC), one that includes ex-international cricketers and coaches, elite panel umpires and match-referees, […]

Stumper Karthik to replace injured Saha for 3rd Test

New Delhi: The BCCI on Tuesday named Tamil Nadu wicketkeeper Dinesh Karthik as replacement for injured Wriddhiman Saha for the third cricket Test against South Africa. Karthik is expected to join the team ahead of the final Test at the New Wanderers Stadium in Johannesburg. “The All-India Senior Selection Committee has named Dinesh Karthik as replacement […]

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India bowled out for 307, SA lead by 70

Centurion: India were bowled out for 307, falling 28 runs behind in their first innings against South Africa on the third day of the second cricket Test match here on Monday. Skipper Virat Kohli (153) was the highest scorer among the Indian batsmen. Resuming the second session at 287/8, Kohli played sensibly and completed his […]

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South Africa beats India by 72 runs in first Test

Cape Town: South Africa bowled out India for 135 in their second innings, registering a 72-run victory on the fourth and penultimate day of the opening cricket Test here on Monday. Indian bowlers had given India big hopes after bowling out South Africa for 130 in their second innings, setting a target of 208 to […]

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India in trouble, Proteas take massive 142-run lead on Day 2

Cape Town: South Africa reached 65 for two in their second innings after bowling India out for 209 in their first innings on the second day of the opening Test at Newlands here on Saturday. The hosts have taken a lead of 142 runs as all-rounder Harik Pandya’s fighting knock of 93 lifted India out […]

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India 28/3 after bowling out Proteas for 286 on Day 1

Cape Town: India lost three wickets for 28 runs in their first innings after bowling out South Africa for 286 on the opening day of their first cricket Test at Newlands here on Friday. Murali Vijay (1), Shikhar Dhawan (16) and captain Virat Kohli (5) all lost their wickets within 11 overs of play of […]

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 […]

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BCCI to hosts Afghanistan for maiden Test

Kabul: Praising the BCCI’s decision to host Afghanistan for their first ever Test match against India, Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) Chairman Atif Mashal on Monday called it a historic moment for his country. “I would like to thank @BCCI for a fruitful meeting in which we agreed that Afghanistan will play its inaugural Test match […]

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ICC likely to incorporate pollution in its playing conditions

New Delhi: The ICC might incorporate air pollution in its ‘Playing Conditions’ clause, having taken a serious note of the plight of Sri Lankan cricketers during the recently-concluded Test match against India in the national capital. The Sri Lankan players were seen fielding while wearing anti-pollution masks during India’s batting with most of their players […]

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NGT raps Delhi government after air pollution disrupts cricket match

New Delhi: The National Green Tribunal pulled up the Delhi government for its “lackadaisical” approach over rising pollution in the city on Monday, a day after bad air quality affecting the capital for several weeks interrupted play during the ongoing Test match between India and Sri Lanka at the Feroz Shah Kotla stadium in New […]

India vs Sri Lanka Test: Air pollution briefly halts play in Delhi

New Delhi: The second session of the third and final Test match between India and Sri Lanka was halted for a few minutes after concerns over the poor air quality here on Sunday, forcing the Lankans to wear anti-pollution masks. The visiting Sri Lankan players wore masks while fielding after the lunch session on the […]

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Kohli equals Sachin and Sehwag's record

New Delhi: Captain Virat Kohli joined Sachin Tendulkar and Virender Sehwag in sharing the record of most number (six) of double centuries for India in Test cricket on the second day of the third and final Test against Sri Lanka here on Sunday. Kohli, playing in his 63rd Test, took 238 deliveries to complete his […]

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