ICC World Test Championship 2021-2023

Delhi in line to host a Test after five years during Australia tour in 2023

Dharamsala, Ahmedabad and one of Chennai, Hyderabad and Nagpur are expected to host the remaining Tests
January 29, 2023

Dhaka and Chattogram to host India tour of Bangladesh in December

It will be India's first multi-format tour of Bangladesh since 2015
January 26, 2023

The Oval and Lord's to host 2023 and 2025 WTC finals

The dates for Test cricket's title bouts have not been made public yet
January 31, 2023

England to play Tests in Rawalpindi, Multan and Karachi in December

It's England's first Test tour of Pakistan since 2005 and is, in effect, the second leg of the September tour when they play seven T20Is
January 26, 2023

India's FTP takeaways: marquee five-Test series, more T20Is, fewer ODIs

There is also an extended IPL window from March to May in the ICC's new men's FTP for 2023-27
January 26, 2023

PSL set to go head-to-head with IPL in 2025

Situation is mainly because Pakistan is hosting the Champions Trophy in February 2025
February 01, 2023

Full members to play more international cricket in ICC's new FTP cycle

The 12 Full Members will play a total of 777 international matches between 2023 and 2027, compared to 694 in the current FTP cycle
January 26, 2023

Lord's to host next two WTC finals

It is the favoured venue since the 2023 and 2025 finals are set to be played in June, which falls in the English season
January 26, 2023

Stats - A marathon stand, and Bairstow's dream year

All the key numbers from England's record chase against India at Edgbaston
January 28, 2023

Joe Root channels inner 'rockstar' as England learn to enjoy Test cricket once again

Former captain is scoring runs for fun and revelling in the moment
February 01, 2023

Dravid: 'We have started Test matches well but haven't been able to finish well'

"We need to maintain that intensity, maintain that level of fitness, maintain that level of performance right through a Test match"
January 26, 2023

India docked two WTC points for slow over rate, slip to fourth place behind Pakistan

Jasprit Bumrah's side has also been fined 40% of their match fee for the offence
January 26, 2023

Ben Stokes: England approach means opposing teams will now 'fear' third innings

"They have to concentrate on how we're going to play, and they're worried about that"
January 29, 2023

'We fell short with the bat' - Jasprit Bumrah on where the Test got away from India

"We were even going ahead in the game, but they kept on fighting, and they played better than us in the second innings"
January 28, 2023

No stopping Root and Bairstow as 'new' England make it 2-2

Both batters hit centuries as hosts complete 378-run chase at a scoring rate of almost five
January 26, 2023

Police launch criminal investigation into reports of racist abuse in Edgbaston crowd

Several supporters claim on Twitter that they suffered racist abuse from other fans on the fourth day
January 26, 2023

Root, Bairstow, Lees power England's dream

Triple half-centuries turn chase of 378 into a walk in the park much to the joy of the Edgbaston crowd
January 28, 2023

Cheteshwar Pujara oozes permanence as he finds another score that counts

It's not the how many, it's the how that matters for India's glue, says Osman Samiuddin
January 28, 2023

Mohammed Siraj: India's seamers found success by sticking to 2021 bowling plans

England's batters may have changed their approach, but skilled quicks maintain their edge
January 26, 2023

India's bowling depth trumps Bairstow's third straight Test century

Bumrah and company come out on top with 132-run lead which became 257 by stumps
January 30, 2023

Relentless Mohammed Shami's over from hell leaves England shaken and scarred

No blood was spilt, no bones broken, no wickets taken. And still, the bowling was scarily good
January 26, 2023

Ravindra Jadeja proud to prove his worth with maiden overseas century

Allrounder earns reappraisal from Anderson after crucial match-turning innings
January 28, 2023

Stuart Broad 'pretty unlucky' during Jasprit Bumrah assault - James Anderson

England fast bowler stands up for his colleague after handing over world record baton
January 26, 2023

Smothered by England's unwavering support, Zak Crawley is running out of ways to fail

England opener caught in the crosshairs of privilege, favouritism ... and a world-class attack
January 26, 2023

Ravindra Jadeja, India's 'Mr Dependable', comes to the rescue again

Once mocked as a bits-and-pieces player, India's No. 7 continues to have the last laugh
January 28, 2023

Bumrah cameo and three-for make it India's day amid rain breaks

India placed one hand firmly on the Pataudi Trophy, to secure which they needed merely a draw
January 28, 2023

Bumrah tees off as Broad bowls most expensive over in Tests

Here's how we captured the record over in our ball-by-ball commentary
January 31, 2023

Sensible Rishabh Pant still leaves Edgbaston feeling giddy

When 146 off 111 balls somehow feels no-frills, no-frolics, you know something special is going on
February 01, 2023

England hang in there to ride out first major test of new principles

Attacking approach gets Pantsed but Ben Stokes' team will be more sure-footed in the long run
February 01, 2023

India's recovery, Rishabh Pant's quickfire century

Pant added 222 runs with Ravindra Jadeja for the sixth wicket from 98 for five.
January 26, 2023

Pant and Jadeja go full amazeballs to rescue India against England

Wicketkeeper hits 146, allrounder unbeaten on 83 after coming together at 98 for 5
January 26, 2023

England vs India - the decider of a series from a different era

New captains, new coaches and Test cricket played at breakneck speeds. Things have changed since this series was put on hold in 2021
January 26, 2023

Bumrah: Test captaincy 'one of the biggest achievements of my career'

Rohit, the designated captain, tested positive for Covid-19 again 24 hours before the start of the Test
January 26, 2023

Bazball and the allure of the Edgbaston Test that awaits India

Between the two teams, England have changed a lot more since the fourth Test last year, and India will recognise the giddiness around that
January 26, 2023

James Anderson in awe of England's positive approach after 3-0 series win

England quick thought he'd seen it all in 20 years of Test cricket. He has now
January 28, 2023

Covid-positive Rohit faces race against time to play Edgbaston Test

He will undergo two further tests - one this evening and another on Thursday - before the team management decides on his availability
January 31, 2023

Mayank Agarwal called up for Edgbaston Test

He will not be required to undergo any quarantine, and will thus be available to play immediately if required
January 26, 2023

Pujara: If we can win at Edgbaston, it will be one of India's best wins

Series against England resumes on July 1 with India leading 2-1
January 26, 2023

Pant's battle with Shami, Siraj and Umesh lights up Indians' warm-up game

Playing for Leicestershire, the India wicketkeeper scored a rollicking 76 off 87 balls
January 28, 2023

Ashwin links up with India Test squad in Leicester

The offspinner has recovered from Covid-19 but it's still unclear if he'll feature in the warm-up game
January 28, 2023

Ashwin misses plane to England after testing positive for Covid-19

India allrounder will join the rest of the squad for the Edgbaston Test only after clearing all protocols
January 29, 2023

Lord's likely to host World Test Championship final in 2023

ICC are hoping to announce the venue at their Annual General Meeting next month
January 26, 2023

Southee: 'The Kiwi way is to muck in and get the best out of what we've got'

He talks McCullum's ethos and backs the newcomers to stand up to the challenge as New Zealand enter transition phase
February 01, 2023

Cheteshwar Pujara back in India squad for Edgbaston Test

Jadeja, whose IPL season ended abruptly with a rib injury, is also part of the squad
January 28, 2023

Sri Lanka to tour Bangladesh in May for two-match Test series

May usually ushers in the monsoon season in the country, but Chattogram and Dhaka will host international cricket in the month this season
February 01, 2023

Australia to tour Sri Lanka for all-format series after six-year gap

Series of two Tests, five ODIs and three T20Is will be played from June 8 to July 12
January 28, 2023

ICC Test rankings: How Australia became No. 1 and India slipped to third

Since away wins don't fetch extra points, India's tough fixture list since April 2018 worked against their favour
February 01, 2023

Kohli resigns as Test captain: Rohit 'shocked', tributes from colleagues pour in

Shastri, Ashwin, Ishant and wife Anushka post heartfelt messages on social media
January 26, 2023

Mominul expects other teams will view Bangladesh differently after drawn series in NZ

"Winning the first Test match was important for us to believe in our capability of winning overseas"
January 26, 2023

New Zealand to tour Pakistan twice in 2022-23 to make up for postponed series

The second tour will make up for the matches lost when NZ called off the tour this year because of security concerns
January 26, 2023

England-India agree to series decider at Edgbaston after fifth-Test postponement

Concerts clash causes switch of venues, with Old Trafford hosting South Africa Test instead
January 26, 2023

Sourav Ganguly wants postponed Old Trafford Test to be fifth Test of series

The BCCI president had earlier been quoted saying he wanted the match to be a standalone event
February 01, 2023

Ganguly on India sitting out Old Trafford Test: The players were dead scared, you can't blame them

Rescheduled Test has to be a one-off match, and not a continuation of the aborted series, says BCCI president
January 27, 2023

Abandoned, forfeited or postponed? Official result of Manchester Test to have big repercussions for ECB

ICC could adjudicate; if Test not rescheduled, ECB wants status to be "forfeited" to square the series and claim insurance payouts
January 28, 2023

Live blog - Manchester Test cancelled amid India's Covid-19 issues

What's the latest on the status of the England-India Test series? Live updates here
January 28, 2023

Manchester Test postponed indefinitely over Covid-19 fears

A final decision on whether and when the Test will begin is awaited
January 28, 2023

Manchester Test to go ahead as entire India squad tests negative

The fate of the fifth Test was in balance after India's assistant physio Yogesh Parmar tested Covid-19 positive
January 26, 2023

2-1, 2-2 or 3-1? India chase history, England look to avoid ignominy in one last squabble

Covid-19 complications cast doubt over the Manchester Test
January 31, 2023

Manchester Test in question after another Covid-positive case in Indian camp

The Indians' training session, one day off from the start of the fifth Test, has been cancelled and the players have been asked to stay in their hotel rooms
February 01, 2023

Haseeb Hameed keen for 'dream' Old Trafford return after dark days of Lancashire exit

Opener relishing chance to play Test on ground where he first came through as a teenager
January 26, 2023

Jos Buttler and Moeen Ali set to play at Old Trafford

Joe Root has indicated that Jack Leach will only play if conditions suggest two spinners are required
January 28, 2023

Jos Buttler, Jack Leach recalled to England squad for fifth Test vs India

Buttler back from paternity leave, Wood in line to bolster weary seam stocks
February 01, 2023

England have looked outgunned and outplayed by India

In Bumrah, Sharma and Jadeja, India had players who could do what the hosts could not
January 26, 2023

Jasprit Bumrah happens. And England's challenge ends

Out of a clear blue sky, England undergo an hour of reckoning that wrecks their resistance
January 28, 2023

Stats - India's first Test win at The Oval since 1971

It was only the second time India won an away Test after scoring under 200 in their first innings
January 28, 2023

Jasprit Bumrah special gives relentless India 2-1 series lead

Ravindra Jadeja, Shardul Thakur and Umesh Yadav all contributed too, as England lost 4 for 6 on the final afternoon to decisively swing the match
January 28, 2023

Ravi Shastri, Bharat Arun and R Sridhar to miss fifth Test after positive Covid-19 results

Nitin Patel, the team physiotherapist who also went into isolation on Saturday, has returned a negative RT-PCR test
January 31, 2023

Chris Woakes: 'Felt like it was good enough wicket to be able to chase any score'

Seamer says England will aim to "tick it off slowly" in pursuit of their highest successful chase
January 26, 2023

Is Rahane's form a concern? 'Not at this point,' says batting coach

Rathour says if Rahane has any technical issues, they shouldn't be discussed mid-series or mid-game
January 28, 2023

England slog raises familiar questions about Moeen Ali holding down spinner's role

With Joe Root seemingly unable to trust Moeen and Craig Overton, he repeatedly asked more of his senior seamers
January 28, 2023

Rishabh Pant finds a new way of defying expectations

In grinding out his slowest first-class fifty, even he was going somewhere he'd never gone before
February 01, 2023

Steady Haseeb Hameed, Rory Burns set up intriguing final day

All results still possible as England need 291 runs, India ten wickets on placid Oval track
January 31, 2023

A rare second innings marathon in Tests by India

All the stats from India's second innings which set England 368 to win at The Oval
January 31, 2023

Rohit Sharma: 'First goal was to play balls, stay on the pitch for as long as possible'

India opener talks about trusting the "process" after recording long-awaited first overseas ton
January 26, 2023

Stats - Rohit Sharma's first overseas Test century

He got to triple-figures with a six for the third time in his career. Only Sachin Tendulkar has bettered that
January 26, 2023

Rohit Sharma anchors India's day with classy century

Cheteshwar Pujara also fires to help visitors finish day three with significant lead
February 01, 2023

Another day in a decade of Umesh Yadav

Yadav arrived like the culmination of India's first great pace bloom, but you're not quite sure what to make of him now
January 26, 2023

Ollie Pope's 81 gives England the lead but India stay in the hunt

Rahul and Rohit batted out 16 overs on day two to ensure the Test remained on a knife edge
January 27, 2023

Pitch invader 'Jarvo' arrested after colliding with Jonny Bairstow on field

Spectator who made it onto ground for third time this series, held by police "on suspicion of assault"
January 26, 2023

Chris Woakes shows why England are lucky to have him

In another era, Woakes may well have been England's premier swing bowler for a decade
January 26, 2023

#LordShardul changes the mood of the day

Of all the people to score the fastest Test fifty ever recorded in England, it was a man with a first-class average of 16
January 26, 2023

Stats - Behind Kapil, ahead of Botham - Shardul Thakur enters record books

The first day of the fourth England vs India Test was a good one for quick bowlers, as 13 wickets went down
January 31, 2023

Jasprit Bumrah and Umesh Yadav's strikes lift India after batting folds

Chris Woakes leads England's charge with ball, India under-par despite rapid fifty from Shardul Thakur
February 01, 2023

Ajinkya Rahane: a career waiting to be seized

He has played some stellar innings but it still feels he has the potential to be more; be great
January 28, 2023

India's batting and selection in focus against upbeat England

The caravan moves to the Oval with intrigue surrounding both teams
January 28, 2023

Joe Root back at No. 1 in ICC Test rankings

Overtakes Kane Williamson; the England captain is at the pinnacle for the first time since December 2015
January 26, 2023

Jos Buttler's Test career isn't over - Joe Root

Woakes could replace Curran, Pope set to return, Bairstow will keep wicket as Buttler attends baby's birth
January 29, 2023

Chris Woakes back in contention, Jos Buttler to miss Oval Test

Jonny Bairstow set to take gloves for fourth Test, though Sam Billings called up as wicketkeeping cover
January 26, 2023

England march to 1-1 with Ollie Robinson five-for

It was supposed to be a big showdown, but for India, it turned out to be a shambles
January 26, 2023

England have a man for the long haul in Ollie Robinson

Seamer earns praise from both captains after player-of-the-match performance
January 27, 2023

'This is the situation we love best' - Virat Kohli eager to prove doubters wrong

India captain also refused to focus on struggling individuals
February 01, 2023

Stats - Winless streak ends as Joe Root becomes England's most successful Test captain

For Kohli, it was the second innings defeat as captain, and also the second loss suffered after winning the toss
January 26, 2023

Six specialist batters to guard against collapses? 'I don't believe in that balance,' says Virat Kohli

"If your top six or seven don't do the job, that extra batter is no guarantee of bailing you out"
January 31, 2023

As it happened - England vs India, 3rd Test, Headingley, 4th day

Get your dose of analysis, stats and colour from the third Test on ESPNcricinfo's live blog
January 29, 2023

Cheteshwar Pujara never under pressure from team, Rohit Sharma says

"Not a single conversation has happened with Pujara regarding his form inside the dressing room"
January 26, 2023

Relief for India as Cheteshwar Pujara overcomes struggles with the bat

How much the confidence gained from this matters remains to be seen
January 28, 2023

England contend with a hangover from a big couple of days

Home truth for hosts on a sobering day: they can't rely on Anderson forever
January 26, 2023

As it happened - England vs India, 3rd Test, 3rd day

A recap of the action on a day on which the Indians bounced right back into the Headingley contest
January 26, 2023

India avoid an encore of the bad old days

This was an important day for India even though it won't have much say on this Test
January 28, 2023

As Joe Root takes the plaudits, Haseeb Hameed begins to reap what he sowed

England have a fantastic chance to level the series after a perfect second day
January 28, 2023

As it happened - England vs India, 3rd Test, 2nd day

India chase the game as England end second day of Headingley Test 345 runs in front
January 27, 2023

Joe Root only behind Alastair Cook among England Test centurions

He now has the most Test centuries for an England captain in a calendar year
January 28, 2023

Mohammed Siraj had a ball thrown at him from Headingley crowd, Rishabh Pant says

It is unclear whether Siraj was hit and India haven't made any official complaint
January 28, 2023

'Once we decide to bat first, we back our decision' - Rishabh Pant

Wicketkeeper-batter admits India "could have applied ourselves better" but refuses to dwell on toss
January 26, 2023

England bask in a rare golden day

From Anderson masterclass to unbeaten fifties for Hameed and Burns, everything went right for hosts
January 28, 2023

Virat Kohli's famous last words, or how India misread the conditions

No surprise Joe Root was happy to lose the toss, knowing the nature of the Headingley pitch of late
January 26, 2023

India 78; Hameed 60*, Burns 52*, England 120/0

James Anderson cast a swing-bowling spell over India's top order from which they couldn't recover
January 26, 2023

James Anderson puts things right after learning lessons of Lord's

Only after a cold, clinical, devastating first spell did Anderson let his emotions flow
January 28, 2023

Stats: Terrible day at work for India, Jos Buttler equals Brad Haddin

All the numbers from one of the worst batting days in India's Test history
February 01, 2023

Shaheen Afridi reaches career-best No. 8 in Test bowling rankings

Fawad Alam goes up 34 positions to reach 21st position among batters
January 28, 2023

Babar Azam credits 'bold decisions' and 'outstanding bowlers' for win

West Indies captain Kraigg Brathwaite bemoans team's lack of 'consistency' as series ends 1-1
January 29, 2023

Shaheen Afridi gets best match figures for a Pakistan quick since 2006

With the Test series leveled, Pakistan haven't lost a multi-match bilateral series against West Indies since 2000
January 27, 2023

India likely to retain winning combination for third Test but door not fully shut for Ashwin

Virat Kohli and Co were surprised at how little grass there was on the Headingley pitch on the eve of the Test
January 28, 2023

Dawid Malan hopes temperament offsets lack of recent red-ball cricket in Leeds recall

England's likely No. 3 has proven international mettle but has only played four first-class games in two years
January 28, 2023

James Anderson: 'Emotion got the better of me' after Bumrah barrage

Seamer admits India won mental battle during tense Lord's Test
January 28, 2023

Shaheen Afridi, Nauman Ali bowl Pakistan to series-levelling win

Jermaine Blackwood's wicket at the stroke of lunch meant Pakistan are five wickets away from levelling the series
January 31, 2023

England need batting boost to stop India making history

Only once has an Indian team left an England tour having won more than a single Test match
January 28, 2023

Afridi, Abbas give Pakistan a shot at 1-1 scoreline

A 60-run stand between Blackwood and Bonner had kept Pakistan at bay for much of the extended session
January 27, 2023

Mark Wood ruled out of Headingley Test due to shoulder injury

Wood sustained the injury while diving to save a boundary on the fourth day of the second Test at Lord's
January 28, 2023

Rahane: 'Cheteshwar and I have been playing for a long time, we know how to handle pressure'

"I am not bothered about criticism. As I said, people criticise only important people"
January 29, 2023

Fawad Alam 124*, bowlers give Pakistan control

Only eight balls were bowled after a delayed start, with the bowler's run-up the affected area
January 26, 2023

Rain washes out second day at Sabina Park

Play will start half an hour early on day three with 98 overs scheduled to be bowled
January 26, 2023

Azam, Alam lead Pakistan's recovery on first day

Pakistan also had one change, replacing Yasir Shah with Nauman Ali
February 01, 2023

West Indies seek batting lift after thriller against wounded Pakistan

Pakistan have their own top-order issues to iron out to bounce back
January 28, 2023

Dawid Malan called up to England squad for third Test vs India

Sibley dropped after passing 35 just once in his last 15 innings as Malan prepares for first Test in three years
January 31, 2023

Blistering run-scoring form takes Joe Root up to No. 2 in Test rankings for batters

James Anderson, KL Rahul, Babar Azam, Jason Holder and Jayden Seales the other major gainers in the latest update
January 28, 2023

Waqar Younis 'proud' of Pakistan bowling unit for creating chances despite loss

Bowling coach rues dropped catches but felt the team 'put in all the hard work and responded well' in the match
January 31, 2023

Chris Silverwood admits Mark Wood might miss Headingley Test against India

England's top-order issues could pave way for the returns of James Vince and Dawid Malan
January 26, 2023

Jos Buttler dredges deep but can't block out reality as England come crashing down

Tide finally goes out for England despite wicketkeeper's valiant attempt to avert defeat
January 26, 2023

Stats - India's third Test win at Lord's, Root's first Test ton in loss

All the key stats from the final day's play of the Lord's Test between England and India
January 28, 2023

Jasprit Bumrah lights up Lord's on emotionally charged final day

India's champion quick was the key catalyst behind a magnificent team performance
January 30, 2023

Siraj finishes England off as India script famous win

Kohli's men go 1-0 up after hosts fold for 120, chasing 272, in the last hour
January 27, 2023

Bumrah and Shami, endless mindgames, and England's great malfunction

It's difficult to recall a more self-destructive passage of play from England than on the fifth morning of the Lord's Test
January 26, 2023

Bumrah and Shami - 'lower order batters', not 'tailenders'

Shami 56*, Bumrah 34*, a ninth-wicket stand of 89 runs, and an opposition out of ideas - here's how Twitter reacted
January 28, 2023

Celebrating the Indian Independence Day at Lord's

There was no drama at the stadium, just heaps of fight and delight as two evenly-matched teams went at each other.
January 28, 2023

As it happened - England vs India, 2nd Test, Lord's, 5th day

Get your dose of analysis, stats and colour from Lord's on ESPNcricinfo's live blog
January 31, 2023

Babar Azam rues 'dropped catches in clutch phases'

Pakistan created two chances to dismiss Kemar Roach, who eventually went on to hit the winning runs, but they shelled both
January 28, 2023

Kemar Roach: 'I have never been in a situation like that before'

Sabina Park hero recalls last-wicket partnership that secured West Indies a one-wicket win
January 28, 2023

Ajinkya Rahane, Cheteshwar Pujara stand up to scrutiny - and England

Old friends extol virtue of experience to bat away questions about their futures
January 26, 2023

Support cast responds in England's hour of need

Wood brings fury, Moeen some late guile, and Curran a magic moment
January 29, 2023

England pull ahead ahead with Mark Wood, Moeen Ali's late strikes

Rahane and Pujara's dogged century stand keeps India in the game
January 26, 2023

Roach and Seales help West Indies pull off a thrilling one-wicket win over Pakistan

Roston Chase and Jermaine Blackwood have a job to do, with 129 still to get and seven wickets in hand
January 28, 2023

We can't keep asking more of our stars, but with Joe Root in this zone, who would want it to end?

In-form captain has team-mates running out of superlatives and home crowd loving every moment
January 28, 2023

India refuse to go on the back foot thanks to Mohammed Siraj, Ishant Sharma and Jasprit Bumrah

As Ashwin question rears its head again, three of India's pace quartet respond
January 27, 2023

Babar Azam 54* keeps match in balance after Kemar Roach, Jayden Seales strike

Pakistan go to lunch on the third day 20 runs in front with eight second-innings wickets in hand
January 26, 2023

Stats: Joe Root reaches 9000 Test runs as superb 2021 form continues

A look at all the milestones the England captain equalled or broke as he scored his fifth Test century of 2021
January 28, 2023

Prithvi Shaw, Suryakumar Yadav join Indian team at Lord's

The duo, who were called up for the England Tests as injury replacements, have completed their quarantine period
January 29, 2023

India's middle order needs to show more spine, and smarts

Struggles of Pujara, Kohli and Rahane are beginning to become a concern for India
January 31, 2023

Dom Sibley stuck in an unsustainable rut

Familiar script as England are forced to call upon the same old batting hero
January 28, 2023

Root key as second day ends in balance after Anderson five-for

England bowlers allow India to add only 88 to their overnight 276 for 3
January 31, 2023

West Indies grab lead after Brathwaite 97, Holder fifty on day two

Kraigg Brathwaite and Jermaine Blackwood in the middle with Pakistan still 136 in front
January 26, 2023

Stats - James Anderson, the oldest pacer with a Test five-for in 70 years

All the stats from James Anderson's five-wicket haul against India in the Lord's Test
January 31, 2023

James Anderson, the lord of Lord's when India come calling

The England quick entered the Lord's honours board for the seventh time on Friday, four of those when India have been the opposition
February 01, 2023

Ollie Robinson rises to challenge of stepping into Stuart Broad's shoes

Seamer prises out crucial late wicket of Kohli to cap another sturdy day's work
January 28, 2023

Of course it had to be James Anderson to stop Rohit Sharma in the end

Just where would England be with out "old man Jimmy" rolling along?
January 26, 2023

Stats - Turnaround by India's opening pair overseas

Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul put on 126 runs together for the first wicket
January 28, 2023

Rohit Sharma answers litmus test with calm assurance

He has done his homework diligently, and has been a reassuring presence for India at the top
January 31, 2023

Mohammad Abbas rattles West Indies after Jayden Seales, Jason Holder limit Pakistan to 217

Yasir Shah is the sole specialist spinner in the Pakistan XI
January 26, 2023

'I was content, I was happy' - Bairstow relishing his second coming

Batter looked to have been ousted from the England Test team but is now back as one of its senior-most members
January 28, 2023

Rain, spin could hold sway at Sabina Park as WI face Pakistan

Teams seek progress as they begin new WTC campaigns
January 29, 2023

Stuart Broad ruled out for rest of Test series against India

Fast bowler drafted in as cover after warm-up injury puts Broad's place in jeopardy
January 31, 2023

Injured Shardul Thakur out of Lord's Test

India will have a tough call to make between R Ashwin and a fourth seamer
January 31, 2023

England and India docked two WTC points apiece for slow over rate

Both teams were also fined 40% of their match fee by match referee Chris Broad
January 31, 2023

Root hopes Moeen can carry Hundred form and confidence into Tests

Captain says Hameed will take the opportunity with "both hands", if he plays
January 28, 2023

Batting still needs to improve for 'underdogs' West Indies, head coach Phil Simmons says

He was also not impressed by the lack of preparation from the players ahead of the first Test against Pakistan
January 26, 2023

Chemar Holder, Shamarh Brooks return to West Indies squad for Pakistan Tests

Gabriel has been given time to complete his injury recovery while Bravo takes a break after spending a prolonged period in the national team's bio-bubble
January 31, 2023

As it happened - England vs India, 1st Test, Trent Bridge, 5th day

Get your dose of analysis, stats and colour from Trent Bridge on ESPNcricinfo's live blog
January 26, 2023

Joe Root has shouldered his burden magnificently

If England pull this off, they will owe a huge amount to their captain
January 26, 2023

Jasprit Bumrah-led pace attack leaves India on strong footing

But it takes patience and perseverance, with Root finally defeated by Bumrah's cunning and accuracy
January 29, 2023

Root ton, Bumrah five-wicket haul set up intriguing final day

England captain's first century at home in three years helped set India a target of 209
January 26, 2023

Sir Ravi J: The quality No. 7 memelords never thought he could be

The allrouder has evolved into a consistent scorer of Test runs, a run-out specialist, and is possibly the second-best spinner in the format
January 26, 2023

'I thought I might never play for England again' - Ollie Robinson

Seamer making headlines for the right reasons with maiden Test five-wicket haul
February 01, 2023

Rahul, Jadeja drive India's dominance before rain arrives

India's tail added valuable runs with only Anderson and Robinson posing a threat for England
January 28, 2023

James Anderson proves he is as hungry and potent as ever

As Jofra Archer succumbs to injury, England's Mr Durable rolls on in miraculous style
January 26, 2023

Stats - James Anderson's 454-ball wait against Virat Kohli comes to an end

All the stats from the second day's play of the first England-India Test in Nottingham
January 29, 2023

Archer ruled out of all cricket for the rest of 2021 after recurrence of elbow fracture

The England seamer will play no part in the Test series against India, the T20 World Cup or the Ashes
January 28, 2023

Marcus Trescothick admits England's preparation not ideal

But batting coach refuses to make excuses for first-innings 183 all out
January 26, 2023

It's not the coach, captain or players at fault, it's the whole rotten system

England's struggle with the bat is the continuation of a recurring theme
January 29, 2023

India's quicks answer the big question, and some smaller ones

India drop Ashwin for effective 4:1 combination as their fast men are persistent and relentless
January 26, 2023

Stats - England's second worst start to a home series since 1950

All the key numbers from the first day of the England vs India Test at Trent Bridge
January 28, 2023

England hope it will be all right on the night against India

Several batters haven't batted in a first-class match for months
January 26, 2023

Kohli: Challenge is 'wanting to win in conditions which are not ours'

"It all boils down to execution in crunch moments," says India captain
January 28, 2023

Test cricket emerges from shadow of the Hundred as India eye England glory again

It's a battle of two top fast bowling attacks as both teams mull over top-order combinations
January 26, 2023

James Anderson admits his wife talked him out of retirement after injury setbacks

England seamer says he struggled after calf problem forced him out of 2019 Ashes
January 31, 2023

Concussion rules Mayank Agarwal out of first England Test

The batter was hit on the head by a Siraj bouncer at the nets two days before the match
January 28, 2023

ICC confirms points structure for 2021-23 WTC cycle

Acting CEO Geoff Allardice said the ICC took on board feedback that the points system needed to be "simplified"
January 29, 2023

Mominul Haque admits Bangladesh 'got away' thanks to long batting line-up

"After looking at the pitch, I expected it to turn on the fourth or fifth day, which is why I decided to bat first"
December 07, 2021

Donald Tiripano disappointed Zimbabwe let early advantage slip

"When we get into such good positions, we have to get them by the throat and we have to finish them off"
December 07, 2021

Najmul Hossain Shanto admits Bangladesh in 'good position' but bowlers 'have their work cut out'

"It was always going to be useful to give our bowlers more time to get Zimbabwe bowled out"
September 13, 2021