Cricket Update

Mitchell Starc celebrates dismissing Joe Root on the second day of the Fourth Test of The Ashes on August 7, 2015
Mitchell Starc half-century frustrates India on day one
Australia end day one of the first Test against India on 256-9 after an unbeaten half-century from Mitchell Starc helped steady the ship for the tourists in Pune.
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Virat Kohli of India walks from the field after being dismissed for 169 during day three of the Third Test match between Australia and India at Melbourne Cricket Ground on December 28, 2014
India declare on 687 against Bangladesh
India end day two of their one and only Test match with Bangladesh with a lead of 646 runs after declaring on 687-6 in Hyderabad.
Feb 10, 11:49
Virat Kohli of India walks from the field after being dismissed for 169 during day three of the Third Test match between Australia and India at Melbourne Cricket Ground on December 28, 2014
India in command in Hyderabad
Virat Kohli hits an unbeaten 111 as India dominate the first day of their one-off test with Bangladesh.
Feb 9, 12:50
India cricketer Munaf Patel reacts after taking the wicket of Bangladesh cricket captain Shakib Al Hasan during the first match in the World Cup on February 19, 2011
New Zealand, Bangladesh second Test left delicately poised
New Zealand lose three late wickets to find themselves on 260-7 at the end of day three of their second Test meeting with Bangladesh in Christchurch.
Jan 22, 09:58
Tom Latham of New Zealand bats during day three of the 2nd Test match between New Zealand and India at the Basin Reserve on February 16, 2014
New Zealand hopes of Test victory boosted after Bangladesh collapse
New Zealand give themselves hope of salvaging a win against Bangladesh on the final day of the first Test in Wellington following a collapse by the tourists.
Jan 15, 11:38
Tom Latham of New Zealand bats during day three of the 2nd Test match between New Zealand and India at the Basin Reserve on February 16, 2014
New Zealand's Tom Latham hits ton as third Test heads towards draw
A century from Tom Latham helps New Zealand to 292-3 at stumps on day three of the third Test match with Bangladesh, but they still sit 303 runs behind the tourists.
Jan 14, 09:29
Hashim Amla in action on day three of the second Test between South Africa and England on January 4, 2016
Sri Lanka lose four quick wickets in third Test against South Africa
Sri Lanka reach stumps on day two of the third Test match with South Africa on 80-4, still 346 runs behind their hosts.
Jan 13, 18:57
Hashim Amla in action on day three of the second Test between South Africa and England on January 4, 2016
Hashim Amla, JP Duminy put South Africa in command against Sri Lanka
Hashim Amla marks his 100th Test appearance with a century as South Africa take control of the third Test against Sri Lanka on day one in Johannesburg.
Jan 12, 16:15
Australia's David Warner in action during day two of the First Test of The Ashes on July 9, 2015
Australia close to series whitewash over Pakistan with 410-run lead in third Test
Australia are edging closer to a series whitewash over Pakistan as they have a 410-run lead heading into day five of the third Test in Sydney.
Jan 6, 09:28
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 hits century, but Pakistan still in trouble against Australia
Younis Khan scores his 34th Test century, but Pakistan trail Australia by 267 runs on day three of the third Test in Sydney.
Jan 5, 09:17
South Africa's batsman Faf du Plessis plays a shot during day one of the third Test match on January 14, 2016
South Africa on brink of win over Sri Lanka in second Test match
South Africa move to the brink of a Test series win over Sri Lanka after leaving the tourists on 130-4 at stumps on day three, still 377 short of their target.
Jan 4, 16:04
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
Australia in control of third Test, but Azhar Ali, Younis Khan steady Pakistan
Australia remain in control of the third Test in Sydney with a 412-run lead, but Azhar Ali and Younis Khan steady Pakistan to end day two on 126-2.
Jan 4, 09:16
South Africa cricketer Vernon Philander appeals during the third day of the opening Test match between Sri Lanka and South Africa at the Galle International Cricket Stadium in Galle on July 18, 2014
South Africa take commanding 317-run lead in second Test against Sri Lanka
South Africa take a commanding 317-run lead over Sri Lanka on day two of the second Test in Cape Town.
Jan 3, 16:18
David Warner of Australia in action against New Zealand at Westpac Stadium in Wellington on February 6, 2016
David Warner, Matt Renshaw leave Pakistan on brink of series whitewash
David Warner inspires Australia to a 365-3 overnight lead in their third Test meeting with Pakistan, reaching a century in less than two hours of the opening day.
Jan 3, 09:11
Angelo Mathews of Sri Lanka celebrates reaching his century during day four of 2nd Investec Test match between England and Sri Lanka at Headingley Cricket Ground on June 23, 2014
Sri Lanka still fighting against South Africa
Sri Lanka reach stumps on day four of the first Test with South Africa on 240-5, but they require another 248 runs for victory in Port Elizabeth.
Dec 29, 16:40
Steven Smith celebrates his century on day one of the second Ashes Test at Lord's on July 17, 2015
Australia build slender lead over Pakistan
Australia will head into the final day of the second Test match with Pakistan with a lead of 22 runs after another interrupted day on Thursday.
Dec 29, 09:14
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South Africa build commanding lead in first Test
South Africa end day three of the first Test match against Sri Lanka with a commanding lead of 432 runs after dominating all three sessions on Wednesday.
Dec 28, 16:16
Australia's David Warner in action during day two of the First Test of The Ashes on July 9, 2015
David Warner, Azhar Ali impress on third day between Australia and Pakistan
Azhar Ali scores an unbeaten 205 as Pakistan declare on 443-9 before David Warner's 144 sparks hopes of an Australian comeback on day three of the second Test in Melbourne.
Dec 28, 12:43
South Africa cricketer Vernon Philander appeals during the third day of the opening Test match between Sri Lanka and South Africa at the Galle International Cricket Stadium in Galle on July 18, 2014
South Africa seize control of first Test match against Sri Lanka
South Africa end day two of the first Test match with Sri Lanka with a lead of 105 runs after reducing their opponents to 181-7.
Dec 27, 15:56
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 takes Pakistan past 300 on day two
Azhar Ali reaches stumps on day two of the second Test with Australia on 139 as Pakistan progress to 310-6 on a second successive rain-interrupted day.
Dec 27, 13:15
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Karun Nair hits triple century as England wilt in final Test
England must fight to save the final Test with India after Karun Nair hit an unbeaten triple century on day four in Chennai.
Dec 19, 11:50
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
Australia close to within two wickets of victory over Pakistan
Asad Shafiq hits his 10th Test century to ensure that Pakistan's first Test with Australia will go into a fifth day, with the tourists being given a glimmer of hope.
Dec 18, 16:12
Lokesh Rahul of India celebrates and acknowledges the crowd after scoring a century during day three of the Fourth Test match against Australia on January 8, 2015
England toil on day four of final Test against India
Lokesh Rahul falls one short of a double century as India close in on England's first-innings score in Chennai.
Dec 18, 11:59
Adil Rashid of England reacts after being hit to the boundary during day two of the 1st Test between Pakistan and England at Zayed Cricket Stadium on October 14, 2015 in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
Debutant Liam Dawson hits half-century to help England to 477 in India
England debutant Liam Dawson strikes an unbeaten 66 against India to keep the tourists in a good position on day two of the fifth Test in Chennai.
Dec 17, 12:14
Steven Smith celebrates his century on day one of the second Ashes Test at Lord's on July 17, 2015
Australia eight wickets away from Test win over Pakistan
Australia remain favourites to claim victory against Pakistan on day three of the first Test in Brisbane, despite some stern batting resistance from the tourists.
Dec 17, 11:59
Moeen Ali celebrates his 150 during day two of the second Test between England and Sri Lanka on May 28, 2016
Moeen Ali hits century as England start well in fifth Test
Moeen Ali hits his fifth Test century as England reach stumps on day one of the fifth Test against India on 284-4.
Dec 16, 11:10
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 bowlers run riot in first Test against Pakistan
Pakistan are facing a heavy defeat in the first Test match with Pakistan after they were reduced to 97-8 on day two in Brisbane.
Dec 16, 10:53
Steven Smith celebrates his century on day one of the second Ashes Test at Lord's on July 17, 2015
Australia captain Steven Smith hits 16th ton on day one of first Pakistan Test
Australia end day one of the first Test against Pakistan on 288-3 after Steven Smith hits his 16th century.
Dec 15, 10:57
Virat Kohli of India walks from the field after being dismissed for 169 during day three of the Third Test match between Australia and India at Melbourne Cricket Ground on December 28, 2014
India close in on series-clinching victory over England in Mumbai
India are closing in on a series-clinching victory in the fourth Test in Mumbai after reducing England to 182-6 by stumps on day four.
Dec 11, 12:57
Virat Kohli of India celebrates after the World Twenty20 victory over Australia in Mohali on March 27, 2016
England struggle in Mumbai as India take control of fourth Test
India build up a 51-run lead as they end their first innings on 451-7 in Mumbai, leaving England with plenty of work to do in the fourth Test.
Dec 10, 11:21
Jos Buttler poses for an England portrait session on May 19, 2015
India fight back in fourth Test
India begin their fightback against England's 400 all out, ending day two of the fourth Test on 185-1.
Dec 9, 12:06
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Keaton Jennings hits century on England debut
Keaton Jennings hits a century on his England debut on the first day of the fourth Test with India.
Dec 8, 11:18
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
India outplay England to put tourists 56 runs behind on day three of third Test
India are in full control of the third Test against England as the tourists end day three 56 runs adrift on Mohali.
Nov 28, 11:08
Ross Taylor of New Zealand celebrates after scoring a century during day three of the Third Test match between New Zealand and the West Indies at Seddon Park on December 21, 2013
New Zealand on verge of first series win over Pakistan in 30 years
New Zealand are on the verge of their first Test series win in 30 years over Pakistan, who need to find 368 runs on the final day in Hamilton.
Nov 28, 09:32
Ben Stokes squats seductively on day two of the fourth Test between South Africa and England on January 23, 2016
England back in contention against stubborn India in Mohali
An impressive bowling and fielding display sees England drag themselves back into contention on day two of the third Test against India in Mohali.
Nov 27, 13:03
New pink cricket balls are seen during a New Zealand cricket training session at Seddon Park on October 8, 2015 in Hamilton, New Zealand. The new pink ball will be used during the upcoming test series against Australia.
New Zealand lead Pakistan as Babar Azam hits unbeaten 90 in rainy third day
New Zealand lead Pakistan by 55 runs with 10 second-innings wickets in hand after heavy rain forced an early end to the third day of the second Test in Hamilton.
Nov 27, 10:18
Jonny Bairstow celebrates his century on day two of the second Test between South Africa and England on January 3, 2016
Jonny Bairstow stars but England struggle against India in Mohali
England are indebted to an innings of 89 from Jonny Bairstow as they struggle on the opening day of the third Test with India in Mohali.
Nov 26, 12:04
Australia bowler Mitchell Starc celebrates his five wicket haul with Nathan Lyon during day two of the 1st Investec Ashes Test match between England and Australia at SWALEC Stadium on July 9, 2015
Late wickets give Australia advantage over South Africa
Two late wickets give Australia the edge over South Africa at stumps on day three of the third Test match in Adelaide.
Nov 26, 11:26
New Zealand's Neil Wagner celebrates the wicket of India's Zaheer Khan during day four of the international cricket Test match between New Zealand and India played at Eden Park in Auckland on February 9, 2014
New Zealand in control against Pakistan in second Test
New Zealand end the second day of the second Test with a lead of 195 runs after restricting Pakistan to 76-5 in Hamilton.
Nov 26, 09:17
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 hits ton to give South Africa strong start against Australia in third Test
South Africa captain Faf du Plessis hits a century before declaring on 259-9 on day one of the third Test against Australia, who trail by 245 runs.
Nov 24, 11:02