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Thursday, Nov 21, 2019

Test cricket

Nov 12, 2019 23:27
Test cricket, in commercial ICU for some time, needs a major makeover. Following others, India has accepted night games hoping the change in ball colour will ensure cricket’s purest form remains in the pink of health. read more
Nov 12, 2019 12:50
Mushfiqur Rahim set the ball rolling by playing a match-winning innings in the first T20I match at Delhi. Ahead of the first Test against India in Indore, he was the man all the attention was showered on. read more
Nov 09, 2019 15:01
The young man had a superb start to his Test career, but he has not been able to take it forward as his tour to Australia was cut short owing to an injury. read more
Nov 07, 2019 16:33
The young bowling attack could not handle the pressure in the first T20I and was dealt expertly by the experienced Bangladesh batsmen. read more
Nov 06, 2019 08:40
Virat Kohli & Co are set to play India’s first-ever day-night Test against Bangladesh in Kolkata, and while it has managed to spark fan interest in countries like Australia, it will head into uncharted territory in India from November 22. read more
Nov 05, 2019 16:20
With an ageing Sachin Tendulkar beginning to fade in India’s cricketing firmament, fellow Mumbaikar Rohit hit two centuries in his first two tests in 2013 to send expectations soaring. read more
Nov 02, 2019 16:34
Former international umpire Simon Taufel said that high performance sport is all about taking educated risks in order to develop the cause and keep it running. read more
Oct 29, 2019 21:20
India’s maiden Day-Night Test against Bangladesh, the second game of a two-match series, will be held at the Eden Gardens here from November 22-26 and will be a first for the visiting side as well. read more
Oct 29, 2019 14:22
One had raw pace and bounce while the other had guile and consistency. Curtly Ambrose and Courtney Walsh were the reason why West Indies cricket stayed out of the ICU for most of the 90s, despite being mired in mediocrity. read more
Oct 29, 2019 13:55
After India blanked South Africa 3-0 in the Test series, Kohli had asked the BCCI to trim down the Test centres to just 5 cities as this could attract better crowds. read more
Oct 28, 2019 14:36
With Naseem to lock horns with Steve Smith, the world’s top-ranked batsman, if selected, critics in Pakistan fear the callow cricketer could be in for a harrowing debut Down Under. read more
Oct 28, 2019 12:06
Speaking about the changes, Sridhar spoke about the mindset and improved fitness - two essential elements which have ushered in this fielding revolution in Indian cricket. read more
Oct 27, 2019 12:09
Faf Du Plessis admitted that his team had been outplayed and lacked mental strength, he said losing the toss in all three matches had made an already difficult task almost impossible. read more
Oct 26, 2019 18:41
Steve Smith is widely considered the best batsman in the world in Test cricket and he justified the tag by smashing a whopping 774 runs in the Ashes in August-September. read more
Oct 25, 2019 08:34
In the Indian context the problem has to be tackled on two fronts. Firstly, by positioning Test cricket differently and emphatically as something to be savoured. Equally importantly, the spectator experience has to be made fantastically worthwhile. read more