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India's Shubman Gill bats during play on day two of the second cricket test between India and Australia at the Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne, Australia, Sunday, Dec. 27, 2020. (AP Photo/Asanka Brendon Ratnayake)(AP)

India vs Australia: Will opening blues end for Team India as new combination takes guard in Sydney? - Analysis

By Arnab Sen | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 06, 2021 07:10 PM IST
The latest to bite the dust is Mayank Agarwal, who has been benched for the crucial third Test match in Sydney. Agarwal made his Test debut against Australia in 2018 and showed great technical acumen and grit to cement his place in the side. But he has been all at sea against the pace and swing of Mitchell Starc this time and that has cost him his place in the playing XI.
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Photo of England Test captain Joe Root(Twitter)
Photo of England Test captain Joe Root(Twitter)

Any COVID-19 cases will not come in way of Sri Lanka tour, says Joe Root

By Press Trust of India | London
UPDATED ON JAN 02, 2021 05:38 PM IST
England are embarking on a three-month tour of the subcontinent, starting with two Tests in Sri Lanka, which were supposed to be held last March and followed by a full-fledged series in India.
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Photo of Australia Test captain Tim Paine(AP)
Photo of Australia Test captain Tim Paine(AP)

India vs Australia: Tim Paine becomes fastest wicketkeeper to affect 150 dismissals in Tests

By hindustantimes.com | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 27, 2020 11:15 AM IST
Paine took just 33 innings to record 150 dismissals as wicketkeeper. As a result, he went past South Africa’s Quinton de Kock who had achieved the feat in his 34th innings in the longest format of the game.
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Proteas batsman Aiden Markram during the South African national men’s cricket team training session.(Getty Images)
Proteas batsman Aiden Markram during the South African national men’s cricket team training session.(Getty Images)

No captaincy thoughts as South Africa’s Markram looks for reset in Test cricket

By Reuters | Cape Town
UPDATED ON DEC 23, 2020 04:22 PM IST
Markram, 26, was earmarked early in his career as a future test captain, but the poor form in a turbulent 18 months where he lost his place in the side means he is back to square one and looking to reignite his career.
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Sri Lanka Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa said attracting foreign direct investment is a priority of his government.(Reuters file photo)
Sri Lanka Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa said attracting foreign direct investment is a priority of his government.(Reuters file photo)

News updates from Hindustan Times: Chinese firm behind Hambantota port project gets first contract in Sri Lanka’s port city and all the latest news

By hindustantimes.com | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 18, 2020 05:01 PM IST
Here are today’s top news, analysis and opinion at 5pm. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.
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File photo of Glenn McGrath. (PHOTO: AMAL KS /HINDUSTAN TIMES)
File photo of Glenn McGrath. (PHOTO: AMAL KS /HINDUSTAN TIMES)

India vs Australia 1st Test, Day 2: McGrath unhappy with Australia’s defensive batting

By hindustantimes.com | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON DEC 18, 2020 03:12 PM IST
India vs Australia: The Australians had scored 92 runs in 48 overs at the tea break, which meant they had scored their runs at a run rate of less than 2 runs per over.
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India's Cheteshwar Pujara bats on day 1 of the first Test match against Australia in Adelaide.(AP)
India's Cheteshwar Pujara bats on day 1 of the first Test match against Australia in Adelaide.(AP)

India vs Australia - ‘Test cricket needs patience’: Pujara defends strategy on Day 1

By Press Trust of India | Adelaide
UPDATED ON DEC 17, 2020 10:14 PM IST
Day-night Test: Pujara, who scored a sedate 43 off 160 balls in India’s 233 for 6 at stumps on day one, feels that a first innings total of 350 would be very handy for the visitors. Asked if he felt that he could have paced his innings better, the Saurashtra man had an emphatic no for an answer.
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File image of Shane Warne.(Getty Images)
File image of Shane Warne.(Getty Images)

‘It doesn’t do anything’: Shane Warne calls red balls ‘pathetic’, wants pink balls to be used permanently in Test cricket

By hindustantimes.com | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 17, 2020 06:07 PM IST
India vs Australia: Warne, the second-highest wicket-taker in Tests, reckons pink balls will add more value and excitement to Test matches, and should replace the traditional red balls, which he thinks have become ‘pathetic’.
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Australia's Nathan Lyon (C) celebrates his wicket of Indian batsman Cheteshwar Pujara with teammates during the day one of the first cricket Test match between Australia and India in Adelaide.(AFP)
Australia's Nathan Lyon (C) celebrates his wicket of Indian batsman Cheteshwar Pujara with teammates during the day one of the first cricket Test match between Australia and India in Adelaide.(AFP)

India vs Australia: Nathan Lyon dismisses Cheteshwar Pujara for 10th time in Test cricket

By hindustantimes.com | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON DEC 17, 2020 04:58 PM IST
Day-night Test: The dismissal reaffirmed Pujara’s status as a Test match bunny of Lyon as this was the 10th time he had been dismissed by Lyon in the longest format.
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Australian cricketing great Shane Warne.(AFP)
Australian cricketing great Shane Warne.(AFP)

Warne flays into current bowlers for giving up without a fight

By Press Trust of India | New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 15, 2020 02:23 PM IST
Warne thinks the bowlers are not doing enough to challenge the batsmen.
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West Indies' Jason Holder.(AFP)
West Indies' Jason Holder.(AFP)

It has been a tough year, haven’t been home in six months: Holder

By Asian News International | Asian News International
PUBLISHED ON DEC 14, 2020 03:15 PM IST
The all-rounder spoke about the challenges of playing in the bio-bubble and added that he has not been home for six months.
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Former South Africa captain Faf du Plessis.(AFP)
Former South Africa captain Faf du Plessis.(AFP)

South Africa to rest ex-skipper Du Plessis against England

By Reuters | Cape Town
PUBLISHED ON DEC 03, 2020 06:04 PM IST
The 36-year-old, who retired from Test cricket earlier this year, is being rested for the three-match series after competing in the Twenty20 games against England.
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Parthiv Patel batting for India in 2018.(Getty Images)
Parthiv Patel batting for India in 2018.(Getty Images)

‘No comparison with anyone’: Parthiv Patel names India’s current best wicket-keeper batsman in Test cricket

By hindustantimes.com | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 29, 2020 07:08 AM IST
With plenty of wicketkeeping options for India, Parthiv Patel picked who he thinks are India’s best wicketkeeper options in ODIs, Tests and T20Is.
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Photo of Pakistan pacer Mohammad Amir(Twitter)
Photo of Pakistan pacer Mohammad Amir(Twitter)

‘Major issue which forced me to take the decision’: Here’s why Mohammad Amir retired from Test cricket

By Press Trust of India | Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON NOV 25, 2020 07:26 PM IST
Pakistan pacer Mohammad Amir opened up about his retirement from Test cricket and the criticism that followed
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England’s Moeen Ali.(AFP)
England’s Moeen Ali.(AFP)

England all-rounder Moeen Ali still yearns for test cricket

By Reuters | CAPE TOWN
UPDATED ON NOV 18, 2020 06:04 PM IST
“A year-and-a-half ago I lost that hunger to play test cricket, but I feel like over the last six months it is coming back,” Ali told reporters on Wednesday.
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Indian batsman KL Rahul(Twitter)
Indian batsman KL Rahul(Twitter)

‘It might seem unfair at the time, like it felt to me in 2007’: Aakash Chopra explains why KL Rahul deserves a chance in Test squad

By hindustantimes.com
UPDATED ON OCT 31, 2020 12:06 PM IST
While many weren’t in favour of Rahul’s return into the Test setup, former Indian opener Aakash Chopra believes that there is no harm in ‘getting him back in whites’.
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Jatinder Singh, Oman, scores a run against Namibia.(Corbis/Sportsfile via Getty Images)
Jatinder Singh, Oman, scores a run against Namibia.(Corbis/Sportsfile via Getty Images)

The Other Muscat-eer

UPDATED ON OCT 17, 2020 09:14 AM IST
The uncertain times for Oman cricket ended when they reached Dharamsala. They beat Ireland (a team that would soon play Test cricket) for the first-ever time in their history and would possibly have made it to the big-boys round had bad weather not followed them and Netherlands to their game, a washout.
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Nasim Shah of Pakistan bowls watched on by Shaheen Afridi and Pakistan’s bowling coach Waqar Younis during a nets session at Old Trafford, Manchester.(PA Images via Getty Images)
Nasim Shah of Pakistan bowls watched on by Shaheen Afridi and Pakistan’s bowling coach Waqar Younis during a nets session at Old Trafford, Manchester.(PA Images via Getty Images)

Pakistan great Waqar Younis asks ICC to standardise one brand of ball for Test cricket

By hindustantimes.com | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON SEP 03, 2020 06:15 PM IST
Younis, who has held different coaching positions with the national team since his retirement, including that of head coach, on Thursday said that the International Cricket Council should consider using only one brand of ball in Test cricket as fast bowlers find it difficult to adjust while playing in different conditions across the world.
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India's Mahendra Singh Dhoni celebrates after initially dismissing England's Kevin Pietersen's before the decision was reversed by the third umpire during the first cricket test match at Lord's cricket ground in London.
India's Mahendra Singh Dhoni celebrates after initially dismissing England's Kevin Pietersen's before the decision was reversed by the third umpire during the first cricket test match at Lord's cricket ground in London.

‘You never got me out’: Kevin Pietersen’s cheeky congratulatory message for MS Dhoni

By hindustantimes.com | Hindustan Times, Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 20, 2020 06:19 PM IST
Dhoni became the first captain to win all three major ICC trophies. But as Dhoni bows out of international cricket, former England batsman Kevin Pietersen wants to remind him that there is one stat that he has not achieved in his career - that is Dhoni never got Pietersen out in Test cricket.
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In this file photo taken on July 8, 2019, India's Mahendra Singh Dhoni looks on after a session in the nets as he takes part in a training session at Old Trafford in Manchester, north-west England.(AFP)
In this file photo taken on July 8, 2019, India's Mahendra Singh Dhoni looks on after a session in the nets as he takes part in a training session at Old Trafford in Manchester, north-west England.(AFP)

News updates from Hindustan Times: MS Dhoni retires from international cricket; leaves behind an unmatched legacy and all the latest news

By hindustantimes.com | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON AUG 15, 2020 08:57 PM IST
Here are today’s top news, analysis and opinion. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.
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File image of Zaheer Khan.(File)
File image of Zaheer Khan.(File)

Kumar Sangakkara names former India star among bowlers he found difficult to face

By hindustantimes.com | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 11, 2020 08:17 AM IST
Sangakkara, who is now the president of the Marylebone Cricket Club, hosted a Q&A session with fans recently and he was asked about the bowlers he found most difficult to face.
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Saeed Anwar (left) and Shan Masood (right) scored centuries against England in England as openers, 24 years apart from each other.(Twitter/PCB)
Saeed Anwar (left) and Shan Masood (right) scored centuries against England in England as openers, 24 years apart from each other.(Twitter/PCB)

England vs Pakistan: Shan Masood emulates Saeed Anwar’s feat to end 24-year long wait

By hindustantimes.com
UPDATED ON AUG 07, 2020 07:56 AM IST
Eng vs Pak: The great Saeed Anwar, who charmed cricket fans and pundits world over with his elegant strokeplay in the 1990s was the last Pakistani opener to reach the three-figure mark in England. 
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Pakistan cricket team huddle during a nets session at Old Trafford ground in Manchester, England, Monday Aug. 3, 2020.(AP)
Pakistan cricket team huddle during a nets session at Old Trafford ground in Manchester, England, Monday Aug. 3, 2020.(AP)

England vs Pakistan: Series head to head and the record holders

By hindustantimes.com | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON AUG 05, 2020 02:05 PM IST
England vs Pakistan: This has been an intense rivalry which has been keenly contested, with both teams enjoying a sustained period of success against the other. England have a narrow lead in series wins, having won 9 . Pakistan have been victorious in 8 while 9 other have been drawn.
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Former Pakistan fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar. on September 17, 2010 in London, England.(Getty Images)
Former Pakistan fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar. on September 17, 2010 in London, England.(Getty Images)

Shoaib Akhtar feels Pakistan great Younis Khan ‘wrongly’ made batting coach of team, says Yousuf should have been given the role

By hindustantimes.com | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON AUG 04, 2020 04:18 PM IST
Former Pakistan paceman Shoaib Akhtar suggested that Younis Khan should have been training youngsters in the national academy and the team’s batting coach’s position should have gone to another batting great Mohammad Yousuf.
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Aakash Chopra.(BCCI/IPL)
Aakash Chopra.(BCCI/IPL)

‘They have scored a lot of runs’: Aakash Chopra names best opening pair in Test cricket

By hindustantimes.com | Hindustan Times, Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 31, 2020 09:50 AM IST
The likes of Hayden-Langer, Sehwag-Gambhir, Smith-Gibbs or Cook-Strauss have been extremely successful in the longest format of the game while batting together.
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PCB headquarters.(Twitter/PCB)
PCB headquarters.(Twitter/PCB)

PCB expects England to ‘do the right thing’ in 2022 and tour Pakistan

By Reuters | Reuters
UPDATED ON JUL 30, 2020 03:21 PM IST
Pakistan are the second Test team, after West Indies, to tour England this summer. They will play three Tests, the first beginning on Wednesday, and three T20 Internationals in bio-secure venues in Manchester and Southampton.
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England's Joe Root celebrates winning the test series with teammates.(REUTERS)
England's Joe Root celebrates winning the test series with teammates.(REUTERS)

England name unchanged squad for Pakistan Test series

By Press Trust of India | Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON JUL 29, 2020 07:55 PM IST
The series which will be held behind closed doors in a bio-secure environment will begin on August 5 at the Old Trafford in Manchester, followed by the games at Ageas Bowl, Southampton (Aug 13-17 and Aug 21-25).
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Yuvraj Singh of India acknowledges his half century brought up in a racord 12 deliveries including six consecutive sixes from one over from Stuart Broad of England during the ICC Twenty20 Cricket World Championship Super Eights match between England and India at Kingsmead on September 19, 2007 in Durban, South Africa.(Getty Images)
Yuvraj Singh of India acknowledges his half century brought up in a racord 12 deliveries including six consecutive sixes from one over from Stuart Broad of England during the ICC Twenty20 Cricket World Championship Super Eights match between England and India at Kingsmead on September 19, 2007 in Durban, South Africa.(Getty Images)

Yuvraj Singh asks fans to applaud Stuart Broad’s achievement and not think of him getting hit for 6 sixes

By hindustantimes.com | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON JUL 29, 2020 02:56 PM IST
Yuvraj has retired from international cricket, but he is very active on social media and doesn’t shy away from giving his opinion on topics related to the game. The former India all-rounder congratulated Broad on reaching the huge milestone in his own way.
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England's Stuart Broad (4L) celebrates with England's James Anderson (C) after taking the wicket of West Indies' Kraigg Brathwaite, his 500th Test wicket, on the final day of the third Test cricket match between England and the West Indies at Old Trafford in Manchester(AFP)
England's Stuart Broad (4L) celebrates with England's James Anderson (C) after taking the wicket of West Indies' Kraigg Brathwaite, his 500th Test wicket, on the final day of the third Test cricket match between England and the West Indies at Old Trafford in Manchester(AFP)

England vs West Indies: In huge coincidence, Kraigg Brathwaite becomes 500th Test scalp for both Stuart Broad and James Anderson

By hindustantimes.com
UPDATED ON JUL 28, 2020 08:01 PM IST
So, the moment play started on Tuesday at Old Trafford, Broad was ready to add his name to the elite lit of bowlers who have taken 500 or more wickets in the game’s oldest format. Broad was on the money as he trapped opener Kraigg Brathwaite plumb in front of the wicket to pick up his 500th scalp.
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File image of Gautam Gambhir with Virender Sehwag.(AFP)
File image of Gautam Gambhir with Virender Sehwag.(AFP)

‘No one can match his impact in Test cricket’: Gautam Gambhir’s massive praise for India batting great

By hindustantimes.com | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 27, 2020 02:29 PM IST
Virender Sehwag found equal, perhaps even more success in Test cricket than in limited-overs cricket. This is why his former opening partner Gautam Gambhir believes that no other player can have an impact like Sehwag in the longest format.
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