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ICC Test Rankings: Virat Kohli stays at No 1, Jasprit Bumrah drops to 6

Kohli (928 points) is 17 points clear of Steve Smith who scored 43 and 16 in the first Test against New Zealand which Australia won.

16 Dec 2019 3:36 PM

Getting Steve Smith out early is a good thing: Gary Stead

Although Smith scored 43 and 16 in the first and second innings respectively, Neil Wagner had dismissed Smith in both the innings.

16 Dec 2019 2:24 PM

'Embrace it': Nathan Lyon unfazed by Kiwi pacers' Bodyline-like bouncer barrage

After Australia's win, captain Tim Paine said the Black Caps' liberal use of short-pitched bowling had a Bodyline feel to it.

16 Dec 2019 2:13 PM

Accused of beating up neighbour and son, ex-cricketer Praveen Kumar alleges politics

It was alleged that Kumar assaulted his neighbour and pushed his son as his school bus was blocking the way for his car.

16 Dec 2019 2:06 PM

As Lockie Ferguson goes out, NZ hope Trent Boult comes in for 2nd Test vs Aus

The hapless Black Caps struggled against an in-form Australia in the 1st test and were blown away by 296 runs inside 4 days.

16 Dec 2019 2:01 PM

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Peter Siddle to get surprise call for second Test against New Zealand

Australia dominated the series-opener with a commanding 296-run victory inside four days, despite losing Josh Hazlewood.

16 Dec 2019 1:41 PM

From 'ignored' to adored: Abid Ali turns hero in Pakistan's homecoming Test

Ten years after a militant attack on SL made Pakistan a no-go zone for foreign sides, Abid was hero in an otherwise disappointing return.

16 Dec 2019 1:34 PM

We are moving in the right direction: Tim Paine after victory over New Zealand

Australia thrashed New Zealand by 296 runs in the first Test on Sunday and took a 1-0 lead in the three-match Test series.

16 Dec 2019 1:31 PM

Australia have set tone for the series: Ricky Ponting after hosts' massive win

Exhilarated with Hosts' dominant display in the 1st Test, Ponting said if they continued to perform like this then NZ will be white-washed.

16 Dec 2019 1:29 PM

Lockie Ferguson out of Test series against Australia due to injury

Ferguson picked the injury during the first Test against Australia which the latter won by 296 runs on Sunday.

16 Dec 2019 1:27 PM

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England seek South African cure for travel sickness

While England are buoyed at home by the comforts of the Dukes ball and conditions that often assist quick bowlers.

16 Dec 2019 1:26 PM

Lungi Ngidi picks hamstring injury ahead of Tests against England

Ngidi will not be able to play the final of the MSL.

16 Dec 2019 1:24 PM

There is nothing like natural game: Rishabh Pant after scoring maiden ODI 50 vs WI

The 22-year-old batsman scored 71 runs off 69 balls when the team lost the top-three batsman.

16 Dec 2019 1:22 PM

'Want to enjoy my batting as much as possible': Shimron Hetmyer

Hope and Hetmyer guided West Indies to a comfortable eight-wicket win over India in the first ODI at the MA Chidambaram Stadium.

16 Dec 2019 1:15 PM

'Concerned about students of Jamia Milia': Irfan Pathan

The university had turned into a battlefield on Sunday as police entered the campus following protest against the Citizenship Amendment Act

16 Dec 2019 1:03 PM

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'Virat Kohli is cricketing version of Cristiano Ronaldo': Brian Lara

For the 50-year-old Lara, who scored nearly 12,000 runs in Test cricket, Kohli can fit into the best teams of any era.

16 Dec 2019 1:01 PM

Skipper Tim Paine says Aussies on the rise again

The Australians thrashed New Zealand by 296 runs to continue a golden run in the local summer.

16 Dec 2019 11:55 AM

It was a magic moment for me: Abid Ali

Abid became the first batsman in history to score hundreds on both Test and ODI debuts.

16 Dec 2019 11:49 AM

Pakistan's Abid Ali first batsman to score Test and ODI hundreds on debut

His feat came on the fifth and final day at Rawalpindi stadium and follows his 112 versus Australia in Dubai on his ODI debut in March 2019.

16 Dec 2019 11:43 AM

Australia thrash New Zealand by 296 runs in first Test

Australia recorded one of their biggest wins over New Zealand on the fourth day of the first Test. The Kiwis were set a mammoth 468 to win.

16 Dec 2019 11:30 AM

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