DUBAI: South Africa pacer Vernon Philander continued to move upward in the ICC Player Rankings for Test bowlers after inspiring his side to an innings and 81 runs victory over Sri Lanka in the first Test at Centurion.
Philander was not only adjudged man [...]
DHAKA: Taufeeq Umar completed his seventh Test century as Pakistan closed in on a first innings lead by reaching 292/3 before bad light ended play on the third day of the second Test against Bangladesh on Monday.
Taufeeq , who was dropped [...]
Reacting to reports that Chappell would ‘demystify’ Sachin Tendulkar and other Indian greats for [...]
CANBERRA: Promising middle-order batsman Virat Kohli doesn’t see any competition with compatriot Rohit Sharma on the ongoing Australian tour or in near future as he has little doubt that both would be serving the Indian team in the days to come.
The two steadied India’s innings with an [...]
CANBERRA: VVS Laxman, who has proved to be Australia’s nemesis several times, is again ready to take on one of the toughest Test sides in world cricket as the stylish Indian prepares for what would be his final tour Down Under.
“You always want to prove yourself against the toughest [...]
DHAKA: Taufeeq Umar cracked his seventh Test century to help Pakistan post 217/2 in their first innings at tea in reply to Bangladesh’s 338 on the third day of the second and final Test in Dhaka on Monday.
The left-handed opener was [...]
CANBERRA: Virat Kohli scored an unbeaten half-century on Monday as India’s batting stars failed on a rain-interrupted opening day of a three-day tour match against a Chairman’s XI at Manuka Oval in Canberra.
The young right-hander finished the day unbeaten on 55 off 93 balls as the tourists [...]
SYDNEY: Australia’s Test team has rarely been far away from crisis this year and it has again been the prevailing mood as it prepares to try and prevent another hefty chunk being taken out of its once formidable reputation.
A year that started with the humiliation of a first home Ashes defeat [...]
BANGALORE: India have fought some epic battles with Australia but now embark on a Test tour with what many believe is their best chance of humbling the wearers of the baggy green caps in their own back yard for the first time.
The average Indian fan will be viewing the series with [...]
DHAKA: Taufeeq Umar and Azhar Ali hit half-centuries as Pakistan reached 139/1 in their first innings at lunch in reply to Bangladesh’s 338 on the third day of the second and final Test in Dhaka on Monday.
Left-handed opener Umar [...]