Monday, 15 July 2019

Tag Archives: Test series

Kohli’s hard advice for Ashes

MUMBAI: Virat Kohli the triumphant skipper, whose team recently clinched the first-ever Test series  in Australia, has a strong message for the Kangaroos ahead of their  tour to England for the Ashes. The Indian top order, who scored 262 runs in four Test matches, urged the  Aussie batsmen  to leave ...

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India wins first ever Test series in Australia

SYDNEY: India ended a 71-year wait for a test series victory in Australia on Monday, their 2-1 triumph finally confirmed when the rain-affected fourth and final test ended in a draw at Sydney Cricket Ground early on Monday afternoon. The finale may have ultimately have turned out to be a ...

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Uncapped Hamza in South African Test squad

CAPE TOWN: South Africa named uncapped batsman Zubayr Hamza in a 13-man squad for a three-Test series against Pakistan, starting in Centurion on December 26. There is also a recall for fast bowler Duanne Olivier in the absence of rising star Lungi Ngidi because of a long-term knee injury. Ngidi ...

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England claim landmark Test series sweep in Sri Lanka

COLOMBO: Skipper Joe Root hailed England’s “complete team-effort” Monday after his team sealed a tense victory over Sri Lanka in the third and final Test to record their first overseas series sweep in 55 years. In the face of stubborn Sri Lankan resistance, spinners Jack Leach and Moeen Ali took ...

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Sri Lanka beat West Indies to draw Test series

BRIDGETOWN: Kusal Perera battled through the considerable discomfort of a painful chest injury in partnership with namesake Dilruwan Perera to guide Sri Lanka to an historic series-levelling four-wicket victory over the West Indies in the third and final Test at Kensington Oval in Barbados on Tuesday. Set a target of ...

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Pakistan secure victory against Northamptonshire

Mohammad Abbas took three of the five Northants wickets to fall on day four   LONDON: Asad Shafiq increased his overnight hundred before Pakistan were given a solid workout in the field by Northamptonshire on Sunday’s third day of their final warm-up match ahead of next week’s Test against Ireland. ...

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Misbah to lead Pakistan in Windies tour

LAHORE: Pakistan’s ageing Test captain Misbah-ul-Haq on Monday made himself available for next month’s series in the West Indies, ignoring entreaties from ex-players to call time on his illustrious career following a slew of poor results. Misbah, who will turn 43 in May, had asked the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) ...

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Bowling will be crucial to beat India, says Warner

SYDNEY: Star opener David Warner asserted on Wednesday that the Australian bowlers will have to be at the top of their game if the visitors are to emerge triumphant during their upcoming Test series against India. With the wickets in the subcontinent known to favour spinners, Warner felt that the ...

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Pakistan to tour West Indies between March and May

ST JOHN’S: West Indies and Pakistan on Wednesday revealed plans to play three Tests, three ODIs and two T20I matches in the Caribbean between March and May. The series is scheduled to start in Trinidad on March 31 and end in Dominica on May 14. The one-dayers will be particularly ...

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