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I treat every Test as my last, says Hanuma Vihari

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

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

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.

Sarfaraz Ahmed to be replaced as Pakistan Test captain: Report

Sarfaraz Ahmad has led Pakistan in 13 Tests, winning four matches and losing eight. Shan Masood has been tipped to be the next Test captain for Pakistan.

England pacers demolish Ireland for lowest total since 1955 to win Test

England dismissed Ireland on the morning of Day 3 for 38, the lowest Test innings score in the last 64 years.

Ireland scent historic win as England collapse again

Ireland moved within sight of a remarkable test win over England as they reduced the hosts to 303-9 in their second innings at Lord's on Thursday to trail by 181 at the end of day two.


Shirt numbers and names to be introduced in Test cricket: Report

Test cricketers are reportedly set to wear numbers on the back of their shirts under changes proposed for the ICC Test Championship which begins with the Ashes in August.

No tampering

MCC proposal to standardise the ball is misguided. Joy of Test cricket lies in teams competing across varied conditions.

Cricket fans prefer Test matches over limited-over formats, MCC survey reveals

The survey was conducted in over 100 nations and MCC stated that more than 86 per cent fans placed the longer format of the game above ODIs and T20s.

Test cricket is not dying, it needs a bit of boost: ICC CEO Dave Richardson

Earlier ICC Chairman Shahshank Manohar had said that Test cricket is dying slowly but Richardson believes that the longest format of the game has not lost its popularity.