Test Cricket
Sports  /  Published 22.12.20

Never write India off: Burns

Australia are wary of complacency, never mind they walloped India inside three days in the first Test at Adelaide. To make matters tougher for the visitors, their captain Virat Kohli won’t be a...
By A Staff Reporter in

Sports  /  Published 22.12.20

Look to the future: Azhar

Under Mohammad Azharuddin’s captaincy too, India had a tough time with the bat during the 1991-92 tour of Australia, losing the five-Test series 4-0. But in none of those matches did they suffer...
By Sayak Banerjee in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 20.12.20

Aussies came back really hard

⦿ For the first time in Test cricket history, all 11 batsmen and extras did not cross single-figures in an innings. Mayank Agarwal with 9 was the top scorer. ⦿ Mayank Agarwal r...
By Our Bureau in

Sports  /  Published 17.12.20

Tim Paine feels upbeat

Conditions at Adelaide Oval and training sessions Team Australia have had at the centre wicket have given them an advantage going into the series opener versus India, says skipper Tim Paine. “W...
By Sayak Banerjee in

Sports  /  Published 17.12.20

Here’s our XI, Australia, what’s yours?

As India and Australia get ready for their first-ever Day-Night Test, here are some interesting facts on Tests involving the two countries over the years. ⦿ The first time Don Bradman appeared in a...
By Indranil Majumdar in


Sports  /  Published 14.12.20

Kuldeep Yadav bats for spinners

Kuldeep Yadav has thrown his hat into the pink-ball ring, saying batsmen find it difficult to read spinners under lights.  “I feel it’s difficult to read spinners at night, because i...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 13.12.20

Jamieson rattles clueless Windies

Kyle Jamieson took his second five-wicket haul as New Zealand ripped through the West Indies batting line-up to leave them in dire straits on 124/8 at the close of play on Day II of the final Test at ...
By Reuters in Wellington

Sports  /  Published 07.12.20

Hardik game for Tests too

Having mastered the white ball in the ongoing tour of Australia, Hardik Pandya doesn’t mind taking up the red-ball challenge next. After playing the lead role in India’s win on Sunday, Ha...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 02.12.20

Colts eye Warner slot

A groin injury has ruled David Warner out of at least the first Test versus India and Australia head coach Justin Langer says the temporarily vacant opening slot will go to the one who performs well f...
By Agencies in Canberra

Sports  /  Published 01.12.20

Test for financial future of Tests

International Cricket Council (ICC)’s new chairman Greg Barclay on Monday conceded that the ambitious World Test Championship hasn’t quite achieved what it intended to and the disruption c...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in Calcutta


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