In an enthralling first Test, Pakistan emerged victorious, defeating Sri Lanka by four wickets and taking a 1-0 lead in the two-match series. The match witnessed several twists and turns, with Saud Shakeel's unbeaten 208 in Pakistan's first innings making the crucial difference between the two teams. Dhananjaya de Silva was the standout performer for Sri Lanka, putting up two brilliant knocks to keep his team in the game.
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The first Test between India and West Indies ended in a comprehensive victory for India, thanks to the brilliant performance of Ravichandran Ashwin. Ashwin showcased his bowling prowess by taking a total of 12 wickets in the match, with seven of them coming in the second innings. His exceptional performance played a crucial role in India's triumph.
BCCI announce Test and ODI squads for WI tour; Jaiswal and Gaikwad get maiden call-ups, while Pujara dropped
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) made an announcement on Friday regarding the squads for the upcoming West Indies tour. The Indian team is scheduled to play two Test matches, three One-Day Internationals (ODIs), and a five-match T20I series, commencing on July 12.
On Tuesday, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) announced the Indian squad for the ICC World Test Championship Final against Australia. The final is scheduled to take place at the Oval in England from June 7 to 11. Ajinkya Rahane's impressive performances for the Chennai Super Kings in the ongoing IPL 2023 have earned him a place in the final squad.
Sri Lanka achieved an emphatic victory over Ireland in the second Test, with Ramesh Mendis taking five wickets and Prabath Jayasuriya becoming the fastest-ever spinner to reach 50 Test wickets. The hosts won both matches in the two-match series, which was played in Galle, by an innings and 10 runs. This also marked Sri Lanka's 100th Test win, while Ireland is still looking for their first victory in cricket's longest format.
The ICC World Test Championship period for 2021-23 has ended, with the exception of the final match between Australia and India at The Oval in June. The second Test between New Zealand and Sri Lanka, which ended in a comfortable innings and 58-run victory for New Zealand, was the last match of this cycle. Sri […]
NZ vs ENG: Skipper Ben Stokes Defends Decision to Enforce Follow-on After New Zealand Script Historic Win
According to Ben Stokes, the England captain, he had no second thoughts about opting for a follow-on after New Zealand's one-run victory in the second Test in Wellington, despite their historic win. After England declared their first innings at 435 for eight and New Zealand were bowled out for 209 in response, Stokes chose to send the Black Caps back in to bat on Day III at the Basin Reserve.
IND vs AUS: Steve Smith likely to lead Australia in the 4th test with Cummins not returning to India
Pat Cummins, the captain of Australia, is unlikely to participate in the remaining matches of the Test series against India after returning home to care for his ailing mother Maria Cummins. Cummins made the decision to return to Australia after Australia’s second Test loss in Delhi to be with his seriously ill mother Maria, who has entered palliative care.
The star of the first match, Ravindra Jadeja, has been called out by the Australian media and other cricket outlets with allegations of ball tampering. India hosted the Kangaroos in the first test at VCA Stadium Nagpur. The match began with Aussies losing a couple of easy wickets until then Jadeja came into play.
The Aussies reached the Nagpur VCA Stadium for the most awaited Border-Gavaskar Trophy. The Vidarbha Association Cricket Stadium and the home crowd could not wait for the opening match of the enticing series.
It seems bizarre that former Australian captain Steve Smith lit up the Australian cricket team during the final Test of the three-match series against South Africa, followed quickly by speculation of his retirement. The batter hammered his 30th Test century during Australia’s first batting innings. He came to bat in the 48th over when the […]