15 Jan
South Africa chase down 212 to seal stunning series victory over India

History repeated itself at Cape Town as South Africa produced another stunning fourth-innings run chase of over 200 against India to win the third Test by seven wickets, completing an extraordinary comeback to seal a 2-1 series victory. The Proteas’ middle-order once again made the telling contribution in the decider, with Keegan Petersen scoring 82 […]

09 Jan
Khawaja twin tons put Australia in driver’s seat

Usman Khawaja entered the history books on day four of the fourth Ashes Test at the SCG, following up his emotional century in the first innings with another terrific ton in the second on his home ground. Returning to the Test team for the first time in over two years, Khawaja became the third batter […]

09 Jan
Bairstow century keeps England afloat after top-order collapse

Jonny Bairstow scored England’s first century of the Ashes on day three of the fourth Test at the SCG, creaming an unbeaten 103 to help the visitors avoid the follow on in reply to Australia’s 416. The hosts had England reeling at 36 for four in the morning session, but Bairstow put on a 128-run […]

31 Dec
Bumrah’s late blows give India the advantage on Day 4

India edged closer to victory on day four of the first Test at Centurion after Jasprit Bumrah picked up two crucial wickets in the final hour of play to derail South Africa’s run-chase. Needing 305 to win, the tourists restricted the Proteas to 94 for four at stumps and are now only six scalps away […]

20 Dec
Australia six wickets away from taking 2-0 series lead

Australia closed in on victory on day four of the second Test in Adelaide, picking up four wickets before the close of play after setting England a target of 468 in the fourth innings. Mitchell Starc landed the killer blow in the final over of the day, nicking off Joe Root on 24 to end […]

06 Dec
Jayant Yadav, Ashwin mop up New Zealand tail as India seal series victory

India sealed the victory in comfortable fashion on the fourth morning of the second Test in Mumbai as the hosts dismissed New Zealand for 167 to win by 372 runs – their biggest margin of victory in Test cricket in terms of runs. Jayant Yadav picked up four wickets in quick succession in the opening […]

29 Nov
Iyer, Saha half-centuries put India in commanding position on Day 4

Half-centuries from Shreyas Iyer (65) and Wriddhiman Saha (61*) put India in the driver’s seat at the close of play on Day 4 of the opening Test in Kanpur against New Zealand. Crucial contributions from the lower-order helped the Men in Blue set the Kiwis a target of 284 in the fourth innings, and the […]

05 Sep
Batters flourish to set up intriguing final day at the Oval

The fourth Test is set to go down to the wire after India set England a massive 368-run target in the fourth innings thanks to half-centuries from Shardul Thakur and Rishabh Pant. India suffered another mini-collapse in the morning session on Day four, but a century stand from Thakur and Pant took the tourists to […]

17 Aug
West Indies seal thrilling one-wicket victory over Pakistan

While India and England were involved in a Test match of the ages at Lord’s, Pakistan and West Indies provided a thrilling finish of their own at Sabina Park in Jamaica with the hosts narrowly edging out Pakistan in a nail biting 1-wicket victory. There was plenty of drama on day four as Jaydon Seales […]

16 Aug
England take control on day 4 as India falter in second innings

It was a topsy-turvy penultimate day of cricket in the 2nd Test between England and India at Lord’s that finished with the visitors on 181/6 with Rishabh Pant still at the crease. After taking a 27-run first-innings lead, England started the day on the front foot and reduced India to 55-3 with both openers and […]