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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.

Pakistan make confident start in first Test run chase

Medium pacer Hasan Ali registered his first five-wicket haul with 5-45 while leg-spinner Yasir Shah finished with 5-110.

Hasan double keeps Zealand to 133-4 in first Test

Hasan has figures of 3-21.

Home DNA tests doom anonymity for sperm, egg donors

Increasing numbers of people are using individual DNA test kits to uncover the identities of their donors.

N.Korea’s new ‘tactical’ weapon test highlights military modernisation

Kim's first observation of a weapons test this year could complicate already stalled nuclear talks with the United States.

Shastri says India ‘taking no prisoners’ in Australia

Shastri has instructed his team to play hard but fair.

England win second Test to seal Sri Lanka series

It was England's first series win in Sri Lanka since 2001.

England 346 all out, Sri Lanka need 301 to win 2nd...

Foakes, who followed up his debut ton in Galle with another gritty knock, added 14 to his overnight 51 and shared 41 runs for the last wicket with Anderson.

England win toss, bat in Sri Lanka second Test

All eyes were on Ben Stokes, elevated to number three, in an unchanged team from the first Test thrashing of the hosts in Galle last week.

Air India operations director stopped from piloting flight after failing breath...

It is the second time Arvind Kathpalia, who is also on the loss-making airline's board, has been in trouble over alcohol tests. He was suspended for three months in 2017 for allegedly refusing to take breathalyzer tests.

Sri Lanka skipper Chandimal out of second Test due to groin...

Sri Lanka captain Dinesh Chandimal has been ruled out of the second Test against England and will be replaced by Charith Asalanka.

Sri Lanka slip after Foakes’ debut ton in Galle Test

Foakes, who started day two on 87, quickly made a ton and was out for 107 as England's first innings folded early in the opening session at Galle.

Taijul claims six wickets as Zimbabwe all out for 282

Taijul Islam's six wickets restricted Zimbabwe to 282 runs.