Category: Test Cricket

Ashwin our biggest threat in Tests – Du Plessis

Ashwin our biggest threat in Tests – Du Plessis

South African batsman Faf du Plessis has emphasized the threat comeback man Ravichandran Ashwin poses to the Proteas batting lineup. After losing both the T20 and ODI series in disappointing fashion, India are to now host the South Africans for a four Test series, which kicks off on Thursday, November 5! Du Plessi reckons that the success of the Proteas […]

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Imran Khan to miss 3rd Test due to injury

Imran Khan to miss 3rd Test due to injury

Rahat Ali or Bilal Asif? Pakistan fast bowler Iman Khan has been left out of the 3rd and final Test against England, which is scheduled to start in Sharjah on Sunday. The news broke out after the paceman injured his bowling hand during training on Friday. The 28 year old put on show a memorable performance in the 2nd Test, […]

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Pakistan born Usman Khawaja included in Australian Test squad

Pakistan born Usman Khawaja included in Australian Test squad

Marsh misses out, Burns and Khawaja recalled Joe Burns and Pakistani born cricketer Usman Khawaja have been recalled to the Australian squad ahead of the Test series which kicks off in Brisbane. Burns has been given the nod over Cameron Bancroft, and will now partner comeback man David Warner in the opening role. Usman Khawaja on the other hand, will […]

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New Zealand tour game abandoned due to pitch problems

New Zealand tour game abandoned due to pitch problems

Called off! The touring New Zealand players brought forth pitch concerns, which led to the abandonment of the tour game between Australia XI and New Zealanders at the Blacktown Oval in Sydney. Australia XI had stormed to a score of 503 for one wickets down. Aaron Finch and Ryan Carters were the builders of the enormous innings, both scoring double […]

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Ashwin confident of playing Test Series

Ashwin confident of playing Test Series

“Test series will be a close contest”-Ashwin It seems like it has been ages since the Indian cricket fans got something to cheer up about. Finally, they do have something they would give sigh of reliefs upon. Ravichandran Ashwin, who got injured in the first ODI against South Africa, did not feature in the rest of the series, which turned […]

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Test Cricket’s future is safe: Waqar Younis

Test Cricket’s future is safe: Waqar Younis

Test cricket is not in danger! Pakistan fast bowling legend and current team head coach Waqar Younis believes that a thrilling finish to the second Test between Pakistan and England was great for the longest format of the game. Waqar feels that there are no dangers posed to the format. When the target of 491 was announced for England to […]

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Pakistan beat England in last half hour

Pakistan beat England in last half hour

Final scores: Pakistan: 1st Innings: 378-10(Misbah 102,Shafiq 83, Younis 58,Masood 54) 2nd Innings: 354-6 dec(Younis 118,Misbah 87,Shafiq 79) England: 1st Innings: 242-10(Root 88) 2nd Innings: 312-10(Root 71,Rashid 61) Result: Pakistan beat England by 178 runs Into the final 30 minutes! Nobody expected any match of the series to go down to the wire like this one! Especially, after England recorded […]

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Lankans seal 2-0 West Indies whitewash

Lankans seal 2-0 West Indies whitewash

Final Scores: Sri Lanka: First Innings: 200 (Siriwardana 68, Prasad 4-34 ) Second Innings: 206 (Mathews 46, Herath 4-56, Siriwardana 3-25) West Indies: First Innings: 163 (Brathwaite 47, Warrican 4-67) Second Innings: 171 (Bravo 61, Brathwaite 6-29) Result: Sri Lanka beat West Indies by 72 runs Chance Blown! Sri Lanka’s build up to the West Indies was not among the […]

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Pakistan declare, England need 491

Pakistan declare, England need 491

Mission Impossible for the Three┬áLions Pakistan made 378 in the first innings and 354 in the second, leaving England chasing a massive total of 491 in their second innings. The stars of the show are Misbah and Younis yet again. It seems no Pakistani cricketer enjoys playing more at home than Mr.Younis Khan, who seems to have made UAE his […]

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McCullum wants Australia series to be played in good spirits

McCullum wants Australia series to be played in good spirits

“All in good spirits” New Zealand skipper Brendon McCullum has spoken up ahead of the upcoming New Zealand tour of Australia. McCullum has emphasized the importance of the kiwi team focusing on playing the series with full focus on the game. The skipper believes it is extremely important to get the whole team to stay pumped to earn the first […]

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