Two days into the warm-up match against New Zealand XI showed that the task ahead in the Test series could be tough for India.
16 Feb 2020 4:28 AM
They were unwilling to accept defeat and played with great purpose to take India so close as to leave the Kiwis nervous.
09 Feb 2020 1:13 AM
To win from very comfortable positions is important too, but hardly noteworthy.
03 Feb 2020 6:05 AM
That Indian players, often charged with being prima donnas, have been uncomplaining is impressive.
26 Jan 2020 2:57 AM
A minimum level of participation (in number of matches) is pertinent criteria for getting a contract.
19 Jan 2020 7:05 AM
After a second ball duck in his debut Test innings, Labuschagne has scored 1459 runs in just 14 Tests.
12 Jan 2020 2:09 AM
In less than six months, Labuschagne’s batting has taken on a trajectory that can only be described as extraordinary.
05 Jan 2020 2:40 AM
Unlike many of them, however, Kohli’s ambition comes without disguise.
08 Dec 2019 3:03 AM
Pakistan’s batting in the series till then had been so dismal that there seemed enough time and more to bowl them out twice.
01 Dec 2019 4:48 AM
Day night cricket, played with a pink ball, is essentially a ruse to seduce fans — old and specially new — to savour the magic of the five-day format.
24 Nov 2019 8:20 AM
The pitch played true, the weather was excellent, and above all, we are now in the throes of the inaugural Test World Championship.
17 Nov 2019 2:51 AM
At that time, chief selector MSK Prasad had said that Pant was their first choice wicket-keeper across formats.
11 Nov 2019 2:59 AM
Shakib is now ineligible to play against India, which could affect Bangladesh seriously in the T20 as well as Test series’s.
03 Nov 2019 1:26 AM
Traditionally, the selection committee has the independence to pick players it deems worthy.
27 Oct 2019 2:52 AM
Any skepticism about his ability to excel in the five-day format stands comprehensively quashed.
06 Oct 2019 5:07 AM
Bumrah will be missed for sure. High quality bowlers put opponents on the defensive even on plumb pitches.
29 Sep 2019 1:43 AM
Shastri warned Pant he would get a ‘rap on the knuckles’ if he doesn’t cut out the flagrancy in his approach to batting.
22 Sep 2019 2:27 AM
Rohit Sharma, who’s usually batted in the middle order in his struggling career yet in this format, will have to open the innings.
15 Sep 2019 1:37 AM
In a tweeted tribute to Abdul Qadir, former captain (and currently Pakistan Prime Minister) Imran Khan called the late leg-spinner a ‘genius’.
08 Sep 2019 2:50 AM
Umesh Yadav and Bhuvaneshwar Kumar are seasoned campaigners who can step in easily if the top trio is unwell, injured or out of form.
01 Sep 2019 3:40 AM