With only 2.2 overs left before the Tea break on the opening day of the first Test against New Zealand, Bangladesh were on the verge of going for a satisfying recess with an impressive score of 180-2 on the board.
When India won the toss and chose to bowl in the final of the World Test Championship against Australia at the Oval in London on June 7, it was the right decision at the right moment.
Virat Kohli defied Australia on Saturday to give India hope of an extraordinary win in the World Test Championship final at The Oval.
Travis Head said batting alongside Australia star Steve Smith enabled him to "sneak under the radar" after compiling an unbeaten hundred on the opening day of the World Test Championship final against India on Wednesday.
Former Australian captain Ian Chappell feels that the Australian pace attack in English conditions will give them the upper hand in next month’s World Test Championship (WTC) final against India, in the absence of injured pacer Jasprit Bumrah and wicket-keeper batter Rishabh Pant.
With the World Test Championship (WTC) final just weeks away, Virat Kohli says he has no intention of tinkering with his technique to add "fancy shots" to his arsenal for the Indian Premier League (IPL).
The IPL kicks off on March 31 and the final is scheduled for May 28, while the WTC decider begins at The Oval on June 7.
It reflects a wider, and not wholly unpopular, trend globally as five-day stalemates have given way to three days of frenetic action with a guaranteed outcome.