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The India-Australia Test series will influence the future of their respective cricket teams and captains

World championship must for Test cricket's survival: Mike Hesson

Mike Hesson, who coached New Zealand for six years before taking over as head coach of IPL team Kings XI Punjab, stressed Test cricket even now generates a lot of interest.


T20 cricket shouldn't be played at international level, says Graeme Smith

Former South African skipper Graeme Smith has raised concerns of the future of Test cricket and said that the ICC needs to sit down and focus on marketing Test cricket.

Gary Kirsten raises concern over dwindling crowds in Test cricket outside England, Australia

Gary Kirsten indicated that Test cricket is facing an impending crisis due to the popularity of the shortest format of the game, especially with the younger generation.

A place in the field

As South Africa take on Australia, a reminder: Rumours of the decline of Test cricket are greatly exaggerated

Game upside down

As they trooped out at the Adelaide Oval for the third Test — the first ever five-day international day-and-night match with a pink ball — Australia and New Zealand turned the game on its head.


Test cricket's non-negotiables: Openers, keepers should always be specialists

We could start seeing the influence of T20 in the way Test cricket is viewed. And, indeed, approached.

Test door reopens for Amit Mishra

Leg-spinner Amit Mishra returns to Test fold after four years as selectors announce team for tour of Sri Lanka .

India vs Australia, 4th Test: India rebuild, block by block

With fighting draw at SCG, and overall performance, Kohli & Co. have begun to change perception of being poor tourists.

India vs Australia, 4th Test: Ravichandran Ashwin has a ball, and bat

Ashwin takes four wickets after making a crucial 50 to pull India out of trouble on Day Four at the SCG.