MELBOURNE, Dec 26: India paceman Mohammed Siraj was urged by his captain Virat Kohli and his mother to stay in Australia and push for selection in the test side rather than head home to grieve with his family following the death of his father last month.
ADELAIDE, Dec 19: Australia crushed India by eight wickets inside three days of the first test at Adelaide Oval on Saturday, skittling the tourists for their lowest innings score in 88 years of test cricket and taking a 1-0 lead in the four-match series.
MANCHESTER, July 20: West Indies lost both their opening batsmen early and were 25-3 at lunch after England declared in the first session to set the visitors a target of 312 on the final day of the second test in Manchester on Monday.
SOUTHAMPTON, ENGLAND, July 12:England pace bowlers Jofra Archer and Mark Wood claimed three early wickets on the final day as the West Indies made a shaky start chasing 200 to win the first test at the Ageas Bowl on Sunday.
ISLAMABAD, Feb 10: Pakistan needed less than 90 minutes on Monday to claim the last four Bangladesh wickets and steamroll the tourists by an innings and 44 runs inside four days in the opening test in Rawalpindi.
PORT ELIZABETH, Jan 18: Spinner Dom Bess took three more South African wickets, and grabbed his first test five wicket haul, to increase England’s stranglehold at the start of the third day of the third test at St George’s Park.
PORT ELIZABETH, Jan 17: Ben Stokes survived several scares but featured in a 76-run late afternoon partnership with Ollie Pope as England reached 224 for four wickets at close on the opening day of the third test against South Africa on Thursday.
NEW DELHI, Nov 16: India crushed Bangladesh by an innings and 130 runs inside three days after Mohammed Shami led the hosts’ superb display of hostile seam bowling in the opening test in Indore on Saturday.
NEW DELHI, Nov 5: Once touted as the ‘next big thing’, Rohit Sharma’s test outings have been curtailed by injury, inconsistency and India’s quality lineup, so now that he has another chance to fulfil his potential he has no intention of taking his foot off the pedal.
NEW DELHI, Oct 19: Kagiso Rabada bowled with unbridled hostility to wreck India’s top order and help reduce the hosts to 71 for three wickets at lunch on the opening day of the third and final test in Ranchi on Saturday.