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'No decision has been taken on the India-Pakistan cricket series'

The Indian government is yet to take a decision on the India-Pakistan cricket series proposed to be played in December.

External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Vikas Swarup says there is still no conclusion

South Africa left spinning as India win Test series in Nagpur

Amit Mishra dismissed Hashim Amla and Faf du Plessis in quick succession to bring India closer to a series win. (Photo: AP)

Amit Mishra-R Ashwin run riot as skipper Kohli wins his first series at home

Tribute in Adelaide marks 1st anniversary of Phil Hughes' death

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The sight screens at each end of the Adelaide Oval flashed up the number 408

Ashwin slams double standards of outrage against Indian pitches

Ravichandran Ashwin celebrates the dismissal of a South Africa's Stiaan van Zyl . (Photo: PTI)

India off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin on Thursday questioned all those who are critical of Indian pitches offering substantial turn asking why no one raises a question when an Ashes Test at Trent brid

Day-night fixture to promote Tests: ICC

A top official of cricket’s governing body asserted the first-ever day-night Test featuring Australia and New Zealand starting in Brisbane from Friday will help promote Test matches.

Cornered India hit back

Indian bowler Ravindra Jadeja celebrates with his teammates as he takes wicket of South African batsman Imran Tahir. (Photo:PTI)

Indian batsmen capitulated meekly against both pace and spin to be shot out for 215 before hitting back at South Africa with two early scalps on Day One of the third and penultimate Test here on Wedn

One year after Phillip Hughes’ death, safety in focus

Phillip Hughes signs autographs for young fans during a Test match in Hobart in 2011. 	— AFP

On the first anniversary of the tragic death of Australian batsman Phillip Hughes, questions are being asked whether cricket administrators have done “everything humanly possible” to ensure player saf

New Zealand hit back after shut out for 202 in historic D/N Test

Mitchell Starc celebrates the dismissal of New Zealand’s Kane Williamson on the opening day of the first day-night Test. --AP

New Zealand were skittled for 202 but hit back with the key wicket of David Warner on an eventful opening day in the historic day-night Test in Adelaide on Friday.

Can’t produce bowlers playing on 500-run pitches: Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli reacts as India wins against South Africa on the third day of the third cricket test match in Nagpur. (Photo: AP)

India skipper Virat Kohli on Friday clarified that there is no “policy” of preparing spinning tracks but playing on placid batting wickets will never produce match-winning bowlers.

Pitched battle claims 20

Indian cricketer Amit Mishra, second left, celebrates with teammates the dismissal of South Africa's Imran Tahir. (Photo: PTI)

India seized control of the third Test in Nagpur on Thursday after South Africa, shot out for a record low of 79, fumbled again in their chase of a tough target.

My word! Are we touchy... or are we touchy? Our skins are getting thinner and thinner by the day.

Even in the most avowed democracies, wars, terrorism, insurgencies and natural calamities ensure the relevance and respect of the defence forces and their veterans.