Test Cricket
Opinion  /  Published 28.08.20

Aural pleasure: Watching cricket in the time of Covid

By Ramachandra Guha in

Cricket  /  Published 23.08.20

Anderson on 598

England 583/8 decl. Pakistan 273 (A Ali 141 n.o.; J. Anderson 5/56). Stumps, Day III.   ...
By Agencies in Southampton

Cricket  /  Published 21.08.20

England’s Crawley hits maiden Test century

Zak Crawley hit a near faultless maiden Test century to lead England to a commanding 332 for four at the close of play on the opening day of the third and final Test against Pakistan at the Rose Bowl ...
By Reuters in Southampton

Cricket  /  Published 11.08.20

Broad fines Broad

England fast bowler Stuart Broad has been fined 15 per cent of his match fee for breaching Level 1 of the ICC Code of Conduct during the first Test against Pakistan in Manchester. The penalty has been...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

Cricket  /  Published 06.08.20

Babar lifts Pakistan

Babar Azam struck a fluent unbeaten half-century as Pakistan closed a rain-shortened opening day of the first Test against England on 139 for two on Wednesday. Babar (69 batting) showed all his skill...
By Agencies in Manchester

Books  /  Published 31.07.20

Cricket: Numbers blessed with the touch of immortality

Here is a little quiz for those who think they are masters of Test match trivia. Which Indian played Test cricket for two countries? The second question is a case for Feluda — the mystery of the...
By Amit Roy in

Cricket  /  Published 30.07.20

Self-belief helped Stuart Broad reach the top

When I gave Stuart Broad his cap on his Test debut as a 21-year-old in Colombo 13 years ago, he already had a fine cricket brain. From an early age, he was a player who liked to plan his spells, set ...
By Michael Vaughan in

Cricket  /  Published 13.07.20

Blackwood stars in West Indies victory

West Indies beat England by four wickets on the final day of the first Test on Sunday, taking a 1-0 lead at the Ageas Bowl in a three-match series, thanks to a 95-run knock by Jermaine Blackwood. Eng...
By Reuters in Southampton

Cricket  /  Published 12.07.20

Final day of Southampton Test set for a thriller

England eked out a lead of 170 runs heading into the final day of the opening Test against the West Indies, with all outcomes still possible in the first match since the resumption of international cr...
By Agencies in Southampton

Sports  /  Published 12.10.19

Proteas fight back, India in driving seat

The beauty of Test cricket is that it’s not just about statistics, but also about aesthetics.A Test is where a forward-defensive block arouses as much ecstasy as a defiant hook, where the character ...
By Sudipto Gupta in Pune


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