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David Warner joins cricket greats with century in 100th Test

Karachi/UNI: In spite of a three-year drought without a century in Test cricket, David Warner proved his critics wrong with an innings to remember, reaching three figures in his 100th Test match.

Sri Lanka tour of India schedule revised

Mumbai/UNI: Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Tuesday informed a change in schedule for the upcoming Sri Lanka tour of India.

Virat Kohli steps down as Test captain

Virat Kohli on Saturday stepped down as the Indian Test captain.

Rahane, Pujara will bounce back, play important knocks for us: India batting coach

Kanpur/UNI: India batting coach Vikram Rathour Sunday backed Ajinkya Rahane and Cheteshwar Pujara, who are "going through a lean phase", saying that they will bounce back and play important knocks for the team in the future.

Gritty fifties by Shreyas Iyer, Wriddhiman Saha help India gain control of Kanpur Test

Kanpur/UNI: India declared their second innings at 234 for 7 and set a massive target of 284 for New Zealand on Day 4 of the first Test match played Sunday.

Pat Cummins appointed Australia Test skipper, Steve Smith vice-captain

Melbourne/UNI: Cricket Australia Friday appointed fast bowler Pat Cummins as the team's new Test skipper ahead of the highly-anticipated Ashes series against England, starting December 8.

South African cricketer Faf du Plessis announces retirement from Test cricket

Pretoria/IBNS: Former South African cricket captain Faf du Plessis on Wednesday announced his retirement from Test cricket with an intent to focus on shorter formats of the sport.

UP minister and former cricketer Chetan Chauhan dies of Covid-19

Lucknow/UNI/IBNS: Former India cricketer and Uttar Pradesh Home Guard Minister Chetan Chauhan, who was detected Covid-19 positive last month, died at the Medanta Hospital in Gurugram on Sunday following multiple organ failures. He was 73.

Nothing comes close to playing in whites: Virat Kohli lauds Test cricket

Mumbai/IBNS: Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli may have set multiple records on all formats of the game but Test cricket still continues to be the ultimate form of the sport.

Steve Smith becomes fastest batsman to score 7000 runs in Test cricket

Adelaide/IBNS: Australian batsman Steve Smith became the fastest batsman to score 7000 runs in Test cricket on Saturday.

Mohammad Amir announces retirement from Test cricket

Islamabad, July 26 (IBNS):  Mohammad Amir on Friday announced his retirement from Test cricket with immediate effect, Pakistan Cricket Board confirmed.

Prithvi Shaw scores a century on test debut; India strengthen position in Rajkot Test

Rajkot, Oct 4 (IBNS): Indian's latest entrant to Test cricket, 18-year-old Prithvi Shaw has scored a century on debut in test cricket on the first day of the inaugural match against the Windies to join a select group of illustrious crickets.

Fans urge Dhoni to return to Test cricket following India's poor performance against England

Mumbai, Aug 14 (IBNS): Following India's poor performance against England in the first two Test matches, several Twitteratti urged former Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni to return to the longest format of the sport to improve Virat Kohli and his men's fate in the foreign soil.

New international Test and ODI leagues agreed in principle by ICC members

Auckland, Oct 13 (IBNS): The ICC Board on Friday gave the green light to a nine-team Test league and a 13-team ODI league aimed at bringing context and meaning to bilateral cricket, according to an official release.

ICC: Misbah moves into top 20 after Kingston Test

Dubai, Apr 27 (IBNS): Pakistan captain Misbah-ul Haq has gained six slots to reach 20th position in the ICC Player Rankings for Test Batsmen after the first Test against the West Indies in Kingston which his team won by seven wickets on Tuesday to take a 1-0 lead in the three-match series, an official release stated.