Test cricket

August 16, 2022
August 16, 2022

ICC must protect Test, ODI formats, says Kapil Dev

Former India captain Kapil Dev has called on cricket's governing body (ICC) to take steps to protect the Test and one-day international formats amid the global growth of lucrative domestic Twenty20 competitions.

July 24, 2022
July 24, 2022

My inspiration is Anderson, says Mathews ahead of his 100th Test

Sri Lanka's Angelo Mathews on Saturday said he takes inspiration from veteran England fast bowler James Anderson for longevity in the sport as the former captain awaits his 100th Test.

July 21, 2022
July 21, 2022

Wasim Akram urges to scrap ODI permanently

Pakistan pace bowling legend Wasim Akram feels ODI cricket has become "run-of-the-mill" stuff now and wants the administrators of the game to scrap the format for good.

July 19, 2022
July 19, 2022

Pakistan bowl out Sri Lanka for 337, need 342 to win first Test

Dinesh Chandimal remained unbeaten on 94 as Sri Lanka were bowled out for 337 on day four of the opening Test on Tuesday, leaving Pakistan needing 342 runs for victory.

July 17, 2022
July 17, 2022

Babar beats Kohli to become fastest Asian batter to score 10k int’l runs

Pakistan captain Babar Azam stood firm amid a batting collapse to compile his seventh Test hundred on Sunday, leading his side's fightback against hosts Sri Lanka on the second day of the opening Test in Galle.

July 14, 2022
July 14, 2022

Pakistan batters 'historically have a weakness against left-arm spinners’

Dimuth Karunaratne's Sri Lanka will be looking to build on their winning momentum at Galle as the hosts take on Pakistan in a likely spin battle in the opening Test starting Saturday.

July 9, 2022
July 9, 2022

Galle Test ‘evenly balanced’ as Lankan batters hold their nerve

Skipper Dimuth Karunaratne and Kusal Mendis hit gritty half-centuries on Saturday to lead a strong Sri Lankan reply on day two of the second Test against Australia.

July 7, 2022
July 7, 2022

‘Is it going to work every time?’: Smith ‘intrigued’ to see if England’s Bazball lasts till Ashes

Steve Smith said England's new attacking approach to Test cricket was exciting but expressed doubts over whether it could stand up to the heat of Australian bowling.

July 5, 2022
July 5, 2022

Root happy to be an England 'rock star'

Joe Root said England captain Ben Stokes had urged the side to play like "rock stars" following a record-breaking win over India.

July 5, 2022
July 5, 2022

‘We want to give some new life to Test cricket’

England are out to rewrite how Test cricket is played in the country, skipper Ben Stokes said after leading the side to a memorable seven-wicket victory in the fifth Test against India on Tuesday.