JOHANNESBURG: Teenage fast bowler Pat Cummins took six wickets on his debut as Australia kept alive their hopes of squaring the series on the fourth day of the second and final Test against South Africa at the Wanderers Stadium on Sunday.
A century partnership between Usman [...]
JOHANNESBURG: Opening bowler Vernon Philander dismissed both Australia’s opening batsmen as the tourists started their pursuit of a victory target of 310 on the fourth day of the second and final Test against South Africa at the Wanderers Stadium on Sunday.
Australia were 64 for two [...]
MELBOURNE: Calls for Ricky Ponting’s retirement from international cricket grew stronger with Test legend Doug Walters and former wicketkeeper Ian Healy joining the chorus saying the former Australian captain should call it a day with the two-Test series at home against New Zealand next month.
The Australian media has also [...]
JOHANNESBURG: Australia claimed four wickets before lunch to bowl themselves back into contention on the fourth day of the second and final Test against South Africa at the Wanderers Stadium on Sunday.
South Africa were 314 for seven at lunch, an overall lead of 284. Australia need a [...]
MUMBAI: Lagging 0-2 in the three-match Test series, West Indies is sweating over the fitness of their key batsman Shivnarine Chanderpaul ahead of the last game starting at the Wankhede Stadium on Tuesday.
The veteran left-handed batsman did not practice with his teammates this morning as he is giving rest [...]
“Actually I get along very well with (Rahul) Dravid; I admire Dravid. I admire (VVS)
MELBOURNE: In a new twist to the inquest into Peter Roebuck’s death, forensic experts will investigate whether the DNA samples taken from a bedsheet match that of the celebrated cricket writer who was facing allegations of sexual assault before committing suicide.
The 55-year-old Roebuck, who is believed to [...]
HYDERABAD: VVS Laxman has come a long way from being the baby of the side when he made his Test debut for India this day 15 seasons ago.
That was in Ahmedabad against South Africa where scores of 11 and 51 gave a glimpse of the potential that would see [...]
Laxman, who was given a special award along with Virender Sehwag (who completed 10 years) said, [...]
MUMBAI: Test match cricket will make a return to the Wankhede Stadium after a gap of four years – the last one here was in March 2006 vs England – when India take on the West Indies in the third and final match of the on-going series from Tuesday, and the curator [...]