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Test cricket


'Not many slower balls, yorkers are going to be effective in Test cricket': Natarajan's coach

January 02, 2021 8:48 am

Tamil Nadu coach says Natarajan is a quick learner, but needs to sharpen game for the long form.

ICC forging ahead with World Test Championship despite Covid-19

October 05, 2020 9:50 pm

The nine test countries playing the competition were scheduled to play six series home and away over a two-year period starting in 2019.

Test cricket returns today: Sanitisation breaks, empty stadium

July 08, 2020 1:42 pm

England vs West Indies (ENG vs WI) Test Series 2020: The Test — and the two that will follow in Manchester later this month — will be played without spectators in a bio-secure environment.

Before the 1983 World Cup, India showed it could beat the world's best in 1971

June 26, 2020 1:20 pm

In 1971, India pulled off three back-to-back series wins, a mark that has been bettered in recent times, but something that was unthinkable even till the 1990s.

The fifth day

January 04, 2020 12:12 am

It is essential to the romance of Test cricket, cannot be dispensed with without hurting the game.

Pink ball cricket

October 31, 2019 12:54 am

A new game is here. It must be played and consumed in moderation

Day/Night Tests: All you need to know about the twist in cricket's oldest format

February 24, 2021 10:05 pm

Day/night Test cricket got the green signal from the International Cricket Council (ICC) on October 30, 2012. On that day with coloured balls, cricket witnessed a new spectacle with the game being played under floodlights in the evening.

I treat every Test as my last, says Hanuma Vihari

September 06, 2019 1:28 pm

The 25-year-old Andhra batsman emerged as the top run-getter with 291 runs in India's 2-0 series win over the West Indies and vindicated the team management's decision to have him instead of the more stylish Rohit Sharma in the playing XI.

Team India praised by fans after massive win against West Indies in first Test

August 26, 2019 2:17 pm

Indian fans were full of praise for captain Virat Kohli as he became the Indian captain with the highest number of overseas Test victories.

Virat Kohli sledges Miguel Cummins as he plays second slowest duck in Test history

August 24, 2019 11:49 pm

Virat Kohli was at his energetic best in the morning session of Day 3, when West Indies tried to get close to India's first innings total. As Miguel Cummins blocked his way to a 45-ball duck, Kohli egged him to get on with it.