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Harris blazes to 77 as Australia fight back against India

Harris reaches his second Test 50 with a single off Jasprit Bumrah then smacked three fours in one Yadav over.

Paine admits Smith, Warner needed after more batting woes

Paine acknowledges that not having world-class batsmen was hindering their chances of competing with teams like India, ranked number one in the world.

India beat Australia by 137 runs to win third Test

It leaves India zeroing in on a first-ever series win in Australia with just the Sydney Test next week to go.

New Zealand crush Sri Lanka by 423 runs for record series...

The overwhelming victory gave New Zealand the series 1-0 after the first Test in Wellington was drawn.

India zero in on Test win after setting Australia 399 to...

India started with a 346-run lead and with five wickets in hand on a wearing pitch becoming increasingly difficult to bat on.

Pakistan coach Arthur guilty of dissent in first test

Arthur stormed into third umpire Joel Wilson's room and questioned him.

Aussie skipper Paine loving heated Kohli battle

Paine said he was not annoyed "in the slightest" by Kohli looking straight past him at the handshake.

Finch says finger would need to be cut off to miss...

Finch's right index finger suffered a nasty blow when during the second test in Perth, forcing him to retire hurt.

Australia battle in Perth to build lead of 175 over India

The hosts led by 43 after both teams' first innings despite a superb Virat Kohli century, but found batting incredibly tough in their second innings.

Kohli leads Indian fightback on day two in Perth

The imperious Kohli was unbeaten on 82 and shaping as the major stumbling block for Australia.

Sri Lanka rebuild after Southee’s triple strike

Southee claimed three wickets in his first two overs as the Black Caps' decision to bowl on a green Basin Reserve wicket after winning the toss paid immediate dividends.

Kohli undaunted by Ashwin, Sharma injury blows

Ashwin is receiving treatment for a left-sided abdominal strain, while Sharma jarred his back while fielding in Adelaide.

Australia lose Finch in record first Test run chase

The only successful fourth innings Test run chase of more than 300 at Adelaide came in 1902, when the hosts made 315 to beat England.

Pujara, Rahane push India lead to 275 runs in Adelaide

With five wickets in the shed, India will feel hugely confident of setting Australia an unreachable target.

Ability to bounce back key for NZ going forward

New Zealand beat Pakistan by 123 runs in Abu Dhabi on Friday to clinch a 2-1 series victory, their first away to Pakistan since 1969.

Australia urges India to get behind day-night Tests

Cricket Australia had originally pencilled in the ongoing opening Test of the current series as a pink-ball match, but India baulked at the idea.

Bangladesh rout West Indies for 111, enforce follow-on

Shimron Hetmyer top-scored with 39 as the West Indies were bowled out in less than an hour's play after beginning the third day at 75-5.

Smiling Aussies will still be fierce opponents promises Paine

Paine has also pledged to shake opponents' hands before each match as a mark of respect in a bid to change the culture within the side.

Vijay hits century but India’s bowlers struggle

The big total from the home batsmen was a reality check for India's bowlers, who failed to impress.

Sri Lanka’s morning as England tail fails

England only managed to add 24 runs with Moeen Ali falling for 33, Stuart Broad for a duck and Jack Leach 2.

West Indies struggle despite Hetmyer’s quickfire fifty

West Indies stuttered to 187-6 by tea on the second day after Hetmyer hit 63 off 47 balls in a quickfire counter-attack at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium.

New Zealand coach Stead expects tougher contest in second Test against...

New Zealand pulled off an extraordinary four-run win in Abu Dhabi on Monday as they defended a modest target of 176.

Patel spins New Zealand to thrilling win in first Test over...

New Zealand bowlers led by Patel (5-59), fast bowler Neil Wagner (2-27) and Ish Sodhi (2-37) bowled out Pakistan for 171 on a drama-packed fourth day at Sheikh Zayed Stadium.

Pakistan 46 runs from Test win over New Zealand

Pakistan, set 176 to win the match, were 130 for four at the break with Azhar Ali unbeaten on 40 after an innings-reviving stand of 82 with Shafiq in the first session.