Pink Ball
Cricket  /  Published 18.03.22

Pink-ball Tests: Early finishes stump purpose

The argument behind holding Tests in the evening followed the popularity of ODIs and T20s whereby more spectators could turn up at the ground after finishing their daily routine. Also, there was a gen...
By Indranil Majumdar

Cricket  /  Published 13.03.22

Islanders stare down the barrel

Captain Dimuth Karunaratne and Kusal Mendis were batting on 10 and 16 respectively at the close of play, needing 419 more runs to win the match. India declared their second innings at 303 for 9 during...
By Our Bureau in Bengaluru

Cricket  /  Published 12.03.22

Pink-ball Test: ‘Mental adjustments’ important

Jasprit Bumrah feels that cricketers need to make a few “mental adjustments” going into a pink ball Test. “There are mental changes you have to make,” Bumrah said during a med...
By Our Bureau

Cricket  /  Published 12.03.22

Test for Sri Lanka under lights

It is only logical that Rohit Sharma’s team is expected to have another easy run in this World Test Championship match. The only debate could be on the duration of the Test. The last Test in Ba...
By Indranil Majumdar

Cricket  /  Published 08.03.22

Axar spin boost ahead of D/N Test

Axar Patel, the spinner who has been on a golden run since his Test debut a year ago, has regained fitness and is available for selection for the second Test against Sri Lanka. Given that the match, ...
By Our Bureau


Cricket  /  Published 21.12.21

Joe Root sees spark of resistance in loss

The 275-run defeat in the second Ashes Test might look morale-crushing for England, but captain Joe Root wants his team to take inspiration from their final-day resistance at the Adelaide Oval and con...
By The Telegraph in Adelaide

Cricket  /  Published 20.12.21

Ashes: Australia clinch pink-ball Test

Australia took a 2-0 lead in the five-test Ashes series on Monday by beating England by 275 runs and all but ensured the century-old urn will remain Down Under. Set 468 runs to win, England were bowle...
By AP via PTI in Adelaide

Cricket  /  Published 17.12.21

'Close contact’ Pat sits out

Australia skipper Pat Cummins was ruled out of the second Ashes Test in Adelaide after being identified as a “close contact” of a Covid-19 case, elevating Steve Smith to the captaincy for ...
By Reuters in Adelaide

Sports  /  Published 04.10.21

Veterans call for red ball cricket

Australia head coach Matthew Mott has reiterated his call for five-day Tests in women's cricket but former India captains Diana Edulji and Shantha Rangaswamy are among the ones who prefer status q...
By Our Bureau

Sports  /  Published 03.10.21

Australia manage draw vs gritty India

The target was virtually out of reach for Australia who lost Alyssa Healy and Beth Mooney cheaply. Australia were 36 for two in 15 overs before players of both teams shook hands to settle for a draw. ...
By Our Bureau


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