Test Cricket

Magnificent Four From Rohit Sharma Greatly Impresses Graeme Smith

Rohit Sharma found an admirer in the form of former South Africa captain Graeme Smith.…

South Africa celebrate the wicket of England's Moeen Ali (not in picture) during the first cricket test match in Durban, South Africa, December 27, 2015. REUTERS/Rogan Ward

Why the Championship is the Best Thing for Test Cricket

After a lot of deliberations and cancellations, ICC finally incorporated and announced the format and…

Mark Waugh Slams ‘Selfish’ India Regarding Day-Night Tests

Outgoing Australia selector Mark Waugh dubbed the Indian cricket board of being very “selfish”. He was referring…

India's Ashwin celebrates along with his teammates after taking the wicket of South Africa's Elgar during the third day of their third test cricket match in Nagpur

Afghanistan Test: Kuldeep, Nair In, Rohit Out

On Tuesday, the squad for the one-off Test against Afghanistan was released by the BCCI.…

No Day-Night Test vs Australia: BCCI

The BCCI has firmly stated that the Indian Cricket team will not be a part…

T20 Matches to Attain International Status

The ICC Board convened on Thursday to discuss various matters. One of these was giving all T20…

JP Duminy

Protean star JP Duminy retires from the longest format

JP Duminy is one of the finest all-rounders to grace the South African team. Sadly,…

Virat Kohli’s Foot Dragged Approach Towards Follow On- A Curse Or A Boom

India, no 1 Test side in the world of Cricket, has been evincing their stature…

Is The True Spirit of The Ashes Fading?

It was 29th August 1882 when the mighty Aussies tasted their first victory on English…

Memorable moments from India’s test home summer

Kohli-Rahane show at Indore– Walking out to bat at 100-3, India were in a tricky…

Top-10 Most Consistently Productive Batsmen in Test cricket – The Restricted Ranking Analysis

A GOD OF CONSISTENCY: Rohan Kanhai, arguably the most underrated and the most consistent batsman…

Virat Kohli

Border-Gavaskar series win seals No.1 Test rank and cash reward of $1 million for Team India- essentiallysports.com

A 2-1 win against Australia not only concluded a wonderful home season for the Indians…

Rangana Herath

Sri Lanka Thrash Bangladesh In First Test Match.

Sri Lanka started off the Two match test series VS Bangladesh with a comprehensive win…

Ranchi pitch

Pune pitch curator lashes out at the BCCI pitch committee-essentiallysports.com

The very eagerly awaited IND-AUS series started off with the first test in Pune, only…

Best Performances by Jacques Kallis

Top 10 Performances by Jacques Kallis

Unarguably, the best all-rounder to have ever played the game, the messiah Jacques Kallis turns…

'Shami's bowling reflects his confidence'-Kumble

“Fit” Shami impresses Kumble

Indian coach Anil Kumble is highly impressed by fast bowler Mohammed Shami , who has…

Ravichandran Ashwin, an all-rounder?

After Virat Kohli’s double ton, Ravichandran Ashwin’s century against a weak and fragile West Indian…

Top 5 Openers with Highest Test Runs

On Day 2 of the first test match between England and Pakistan at Lord’s, Alastair Cook scored…

Top 5 run-getters for England in tests

As Alastair Cook recently reached the 10 K feat in tests during the second test…

Leading Run Scorers for England in Test Cricket

Alastair Cook recently became the first Englishman to score 10,000 runs in Test Cricket, the…

THE DECADE ANALYSIS: Batting and Bowling in Test Cricket

  Like any scientist, I returned to my dungeon – the statistical one to be…

Ashes 2017

Anderson promises England fight to save test

PRETORIA (Reuters) – England face a tough task to save the fourth test against South…

Cook and De Villiers lead calls for ICC to protect tests

By Mark Gleeson JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – Test cricket must adapt to survive in the face…

Steve Smith

Australia skipper Steve Smith plots return to test summit

By Nick Mulvenney SYDNEY (Reuters) – After picking up pretty much every individual honour on…

Patience key to England victory, says Finn

By Mark Gleeson DURBAN,(Reuters) – England must be patient on the last day of the…

Finn strikes as England close on victory

By Mark Gleeson DURBAN, (Reuters) – England’s Steven Finn took three wickets as South Africa,…

Neil Wagner bowled at 160 Kmph in Test cricket

Sri Lankan cricket team who is currently playing a test series against the Black-caps in…

Gritty Rahane rescues India after Piedt shines

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – Ajinkya Rahane rescued India with a gutsy unbeaten 89, guiding the…

Indian Cricket

South Africa hope Delhi test will last more than three days

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – The 22-yard wicket at Delhi’s Ferozeshah Kotla Stadium filled the beleaguered…

India's captain Kohli and wicketkeeper Saha unsuccessfully appeal for the wicket of South Africa's Tahir during the first day of their third test cricket match in Nagpur

South Africa 11-2 after restricting India to 215

NAGPUR, India (Reuters) – Off-spinner Simon Harmer took four wickets while paceman Morne Morkel bagged…