Cricket Update

New Zealands Kane Williamson acknowledges the crowd as he reaches his century on the third day of the first cricket Test match between England and New Zealand at Lord's cricket ground in London on May 23, 2015
New Zealand on brink of heavy first Test defeat against India
New Zealand need an unlikely 434 runs on the final day to avoid defeat in their first Test meeting with India in Kanpur.
Sep 25, 16:12
Indias Cheteshwar Pujara walks back to the pavilion after losing his wicket for 11 runs during play on the third day of the fifth cricket Test match between England and India at The Oval in London on August 17, 2014
India lead New Zealand by 215 runs in first Test
India are in control of the first Test against New Zealand as they end day three with a lead of 215 runs in Kanpur.
Sep 24, 12:39
Trent Boult of New Zealand celebrates taking the wicket of Mahela Jayawardene of Sri Lanka during the One Day International match between New Zealand and Sri Lanka at University Oval on January 23, 2015
New Zealand start well against India in first Test
New Zealand restrict India to 291-9 at stumps on the opening day of the first Test match in Kanpur.
Sep 22, 12:25
South Africa's batsman Faf du Plessis plays a shot during day one of the third Test match on January 14, 2016
Faf du Plessis ton gives South Africa edge in second Test with New Zealand
South Africa reduce New Zealand to 38-3 at stumps on day two of the second Test in Centurion after declaring their first innings at 481-8.
Aug 28, 17:28
New Zealand captain Kane Williamson plays a shot during the World T20 match against Bangladesh on March 26, 2016
Poor weather halts play between New Zealand, South Africa
Further heavy rain overnight ensures that the first Test between South Africa and New Zealand in Durban continues to be disrupted, with no play on day three.
Aug 21, 13:35
New Zealand's Trent Boult celebrates taking the wicket of England captain Alastair Cook on day five of the First Test on May 25, 2015
Disciplined bowling display puts New Zealand on top against South Africa
New Zealand take control against South Africa on the first day of the first Test at Kingsmead, thanks to a display of inspired bowling from the tourists.
Aug 19, 19:12
Pakistani batsman Younis Khan celebrates after scoring a century (100 runs) during the first day of the second test cricket match against Australia on October 30, 2014
Younis Khan scores double century for Pakistan as England collapse
Younis Khan and Yasir Shah help Pakistan to a dominant position over England, as they lead by 126 runs heading into day four of the final Test.
Aug 13, 18:51
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Asad Shafiq, Younis Khan centuries help Pakistan open up 12-run lead over England
Asad Shafiq and Younis Khan strike centuries to edge Pakistan into a slender 12-run lead over England on day two of the fourth Test at The Oval.
Aug 12, 19:00
Moeen Ali celebrates his 150 during day two of the second Test between England and Sri Lanka on May 28, 2016
Moeen Ali century rescues England from 110-5 against Pakistan
Moeen Ali reaches his third Test century with a six as England rallied from 110-5 to 328 all out on day one of the fourth Test against Pakistan at The Oval.
Aug 11, 19:12
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Ravichandran Ashwin, Wriddhiman Saha rescue India against West Indies
Ravichandran Ashwin and Wriddhiman Saha's unbeaten 108-run partnership spares India's blushes in the first day of the third Test against the West Indies.
Aug 9, 23:25
Moeen Ali celebrates his 150 during day two of the second Test between England and Sri Lanka on May 28, 2016
England in charge against Pakistan on day four at Edgbaston
England reach 414-5 in their second innings against Pakistan thanks to Moeen Ali and Jonny Bairstow's unbeaten century stand on day four.
Aug 6, 19:09
Alastair Cook celebrates his century on day three of the first Test against Pakistan in Abu Dhabi on October 15, 2015
Alastair Cook, Alex Hales hit 50 as England claw back momentum
England regain the lead as Alastair Cook and Alex Hales end day three of the third Test 120-0 in the second innings against Pakistan at Edgbaston.
Aug 5, 18:36
Pakistani batsman Azhar Ali leaves the ground after his dismissal during the fourth day of the third and final Test match between New Zealand and Pakistan at the Sharjah cricket stadium in Sharjah on November 30, 2014
Azhar Ali century puts Pakistan in control over England
Azhar Ali hits 139 before falling on the last ball of the day to leave Pakistan in control of the second Test against England at Edgbaston.
Aug 4, 19:13
Alastair Cook walks off after being dismissed early during the second innings on day three of the first Test between South Africa and England on December 28, 2015
England all out for 297 on day one of third Test against Pakistan
England end day one of the third Test all out for 297 as Pakistan's Sohail Khan impresses with the ball at Edgbaston.
Aug 3, 18:29
West Indies batsma Marlon Samuels hits Pakistan bowler Mohammad Irfan for 4 runs on his way to 106 not out during the 4th ODI West Indies v Pakistan on July 21, 2013
India move in on second-Test victory over Sri Lanka
India are on the brink of taking a 2-0 series lead against Sri Lanka after restricting their opponents on a shortened fourth day of the second Test in Jamaica.
Aug 2, 22:20
Ajinkya Rahane of India bats during day 2 of the 2nd International Test cricket match between New Zealand and India in Wellington at the Basin Reserve on February 15, 2014
India declare, lead by 304 runs in rain-affected second Test against West Indies
India declare on 500-9, giving themselves a 304-run lead in a rain-affected day three of the second Test against the West Indies.
Aug 2, 09:16
Alastair Cook and ickle Joe Root on day two of the fourth Test between South Africa and England on January 23, 2016
England in full control over Pakistan
England dismiss Pakistan for 198 and decide not to enact the follow-on, extending their lead to 489 by the close of day three at Old Trafford.
Jul 24, 20:47
Joe Root celebrates his half century during the World Twenty20 final between England and the West Indies at Eden Gardens on April 3, 2016
England reduce Pakistan to 57-4 at Old Trafford to take control
Pakistan trail England by 532 runs at the end of play on day two of the second Test at Old Trafford.
Jul 23, 18:57
Alastair Cook and ickle Joe Root on day two of the fourth Test between South Africa and England on January 23, 2016
Alastair Cook, Joe Root hit tons as England pass 300 against Pakistan
Alastair Cook and Joe Root score centuries as England end day one of the second Test against Pakistan on 314-4.
Jul 22, 18:34
Chris Woakes of England grimaces in the field during day one of the 5th Investec Ashes Test match between England and Australia at the Kia Oval on August 21, 2013
Chris Woakes pins Pakistan back on day three at Lord's
Pakistan make it to stumps on day three of the first Test against England at 214-8, despite Chris Woakes claiming his maiden 10-wicket haul.
Jul 16, 20:29
Pakistan cricketer Yasir Shah (R) and teammates celebrate the dismissal of Sri Lankan cricketer Rangana Herath during the final day of the opening Test match between Sri Lanka and Pakistan at the Galle International Cricket Stadium in Galle on June 21, 20
Yasir Shah puts Pakistan in control at Lord's
Yasir Shah takes five wickets on day two of the first Test between England and Pakistan to put the tourists in control.
Jul 15, 19:26
Pakistan cricket team captain Misbah-ul-Haq plays a shot during the first day of the opening Test match between Sri Lanka and Pakistan at the Galle International Cricket Stadium in Galle on August 6, 2014
England snatch late wickets after Pakistan's Misbah-ul-Haq scores century
Misbah-ul-Haq scores a century, but two late wickets from England bowler Chris Woakes leave Pakistan on 282-6 on day one of the first Test at Lord's.
Jul 14, 18:39
England's Alex Hales plays a shot watched by Sri Lanka's Dinesh Chandimal on the fourth day of the third Test on June 12, 2016
Alex Hales edges England towards victory in third Test
Alex Hales hits 94 as England set an imposing target for Sri Lanka in the third Test at Lord's.
Jun 12, 19:18
Alex Hales of England bats during day three of the third Test against Sri Lanka at Lord's on June 11, 2016
Chris Woakes, Alex Hales help England to lead of 237 over Sri Lanka
Chris Woakes and Alex Hales help England rack up a 237-run lead over Sri Lanka on day three of the third Test at Lord's.
Jun 11, 19:47
Sri Lanka's Dimuth Karunaratne plays a shot on the second day of the third Test against England on June 10, 2016
Sri Lanka fight back against England in third Test
Sri Lanka fight back strongly against England as they end day two of the third Test 162-1, which leaves them trailing by 254 runs at Lord's.
Jun 10, 18:32
James Anderson poses during an England portrait session in May 2015
Sri Lanka put up some resistance
Following on, Sri Lanka find themselves 88 runs behind England with five wickets in hand after day three of the second Test in Durham.
May 29, 19:03
Moeen Ali celebrates his 150 during day two of the second Test between England and Sri Lanka on May 28, 2016
Moeen Ali fires England to healthy lead in second Test
England dominate with bat and ball on day two of the second Test against Sri Lanka, declaring on 498-9 before leaving the tourists on 91-8 at the close of play.
May 28, 19:18
Joe Root in action on day four of the first Test between South Africa and England on December 29, 2015
England comfortable after closing day one of second Test against Sri Lanka on 310-6
England are in a comfortable position after reaching stumps on day one of the second Test against Sri Lanka on 310-6 in Durham.
May 27, 18:11
English fast bowler James Anderson celebrates after becoming the highest ever English wicket taker with 384 after taking the wicket of West Indies captain Denesh Ramdin on day five of the first cricket Test match between West Indies and England at the Sir
England dominate day two of first Test by dismissing Sri Lanka for 91
England dominate day two of the first Test against Sri Lanka after bowling their opponents out for 91 and taking a 206-run lead.
May 20, 18:45
Jonny Bairstow stomps off on day one of the fourth Test between South Africa and England on January 22, 2016
Alex Hales, Jonny Bairstow halted by rain at Headingley
England end day one of their meeting with Sri Lanka on 171-5 after a slow start to the first Test at Headingley.
May 19, 18:29
Eoin Morgan reacts after losing his wicket during the World Twenty20 match between England and Afghanistan on March 23, 2016
Late fight against Afghanistan gives England hope of saving World Twenty20 hopes
Moeen Ali leads the charge as England's tail spares the top-order's blushes in Wednesday's Super 10 group match against Afghanistan at the World Twenty20.
Mar 23, 11:03
Josh Hazlewood of Australia celebrates taking the wicket of Cheteshwar Pujara of India during day four of the 2nd Test match between Australia and India at The Gabba on December 20, 2014
Australia need 131 runs to win second Test against New Zealand in Christchurch
Australia need 131 runs to beat New Zealand in the second Test following a controversial day four, which included Josh Hazlewood getting charged with dissent.
Feb 23, 09:16
James Pattinson of Australia poses on October 2, 2013
Australia take four New Zealand wickets after first-innings 505 on day three
New Zealand trail Australia by 14 runs after the tourists scored a first-innings total of 505 before taking four wickets.
Feb 22, 09:16
Steve Smith poses during an Australia portrait session in May 2015
Joe Burns, Steve Smith put Australia in command
Joe Burns and Steve Smith both score centuries as the Australians gain control of the second Test against New Zealand.
Feb 21, 11:28
Brendon McCullum of New Zealand on day one of the Test match against Australia at Hagley Oval on February 20, 2016
New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum scores fastest hundred in final Test
New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum makes history in his final Test by blasting the fastest-ever century before Australia fight back on day one of the second Test.
Feb 20, 09:57
Adam Voges of Australia celebrates after reaching his century during day two of the Test match against New Zealand on February 13, 2016
Usman Khawaja, Adam Voges put Australia in full control against New Zealand
In-form duo Usman Khawaja and Adam Voges both score centuries as Australia move out to a 280-run lead after day two of the first Test against New Zealand.
Feb 13, 10:05
Josh Hazlewood of Australia appeals for the wicket of Tom Latham of New Zealand on February 12, 2016
Australia on top after day one of first Test against New Zealand
Australia are in command of the first Test against New Zealand after bowling their opponents out for 183 before ending day one on 147-3 in Wellington.
Feb 12, 09:14
Kagiso Rabada celebrates dismissing Alex Hales on day two of the third Test between South Africa and England on January 15, 2016
England lose three early wickets in chase of 382-run target
England's openers crumble as they end day four of the final Test on 52-3, requiring 330 runs to beat South Africa in Centurion.
Jan 25, 16:38
Kagiso Rabada celebrates the wicket of Joe Root on day three of the fourth Test between South Arica and England on January 24, 2016
Kagiso Rabada stars as South Africa add to lead
Kagiso Rabada claims seven wickets in the first England innings as South Africa take pole position in the fourth Test.
Jan 24, 16:21
Alastair Cook and ickle Joe Root on day two of the fourth Test between South Africa and England on January 23, 2016
Alastair Cook leads England fightback
Alastair Cook gets a half-century as the tourists reduce the deficit to 337 runs on the second day of the fourth Test between South Africa and England.
Jan 23, 19:27