Cricket Update

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
England batsman Alastair Cook raises his bat after reaching 10,000 Test runs against Sri Lanka on May 30, 2016
Alastair Cook falls to final ball as England left needing 318 to beat India
England skipper Alastair Cook falls to the final ball on day four of the second Test against India to deflate England's spirited fightback in Visakhapatnam.
Nov 20, 12:23
Jonny Bairstow stomps off on day one of the fourth Test between South Africa and England on January 22, 2016
India tighten grip on stuttering England in second Test
Ravichandran Ashwin pushes England closer to second Test defeat, as India open up a 298-run lead over their opponents in Visakhapatnam.
Nov 19, 11:22
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
Late New Zealand flurry leaves Pakistan on ropes
Pakistan lose four batsmen in five overs in the final session of the third day in Christchurch as momentum swings back in New Zealand's favour.
Nov 19, 09:14
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 in command as England struggle with bat
England face a huge task to avoid losing the second Test against India after their top order struggled on day two in Visakhapatnam.
Nov 18, 11:27
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New Zealand seize control of first Test against Pakistan
New Zealand bowl out Pakistan for just 133 before reaching 104-3 at the close of play on day two of the first Test in Christchurch.
Nov 18, 09:35
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
Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli centuries put India in control against England
Cheteshwar Pujara and Virat Kohli hit centuries to put India on 317-4 after day one of the second Test against England.
Nov 17, 11:29
Detailed view of a cricket ball in a puddle as play is abandoned due to rain during the Natwest T20 Blast match between Worcestershire Rapids and Nottinghamshire Outlaws at New Road on June 27, 2014
Day one of first Test between Pakistan and New Zealand in Christchurch washed out
Day one of the first Test between Pakistan and New Zealand in Christchurch is washed out due to rain showers.
Nov 17, 09:09
AB de Villiers and Quinton de Kock on day two of the fourth Test between South Africa and England on January 23, 2016
Quinton de Kock century puts South Africa in control against Australia
Quinton de Kock hits a hundred to put South Africa in firm command on day three of the second Test against Australia in Hobart.
Nov 14, 12:08
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Haseeb Hameed stars for England but first Test heading for draw
Haseeb Hameed hits an unbeaten 62 as England reach the close of play on day four of the first Test with India on 114-0, giving them a lead of 163 runs.
Nov 12, 11:40
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 in control as Australia bowled out for 85
South Africa bowl out Australia for 85 before establishing a commanding lead on the first day of the second Test match in Hobart.
Nov 12, 09:35
Alastair Cook at an Essex CCC photocall on April 7, 2016
India trail England by 218 runs after loss of two late wickets
England will head into day three of their first Test meeting with India protecting a 218-run lead, having taken two wickets late on during Friday's session in Rajkot.
Nov 11, 11:45
Ben Stokes in action with his big bat on day two of the third Test between South Africa and England on January 15, 2016
India solid in reply after England post first-innings 537 on day two of first Test
India reach stumps on 63 without loss in reply to England's first-innings total of 537 on day two of the first Test in Rajkot.
Nov 10, 11:10
Joe Root celebrates his century on day two of the third Test between South Africa and England on January 15, 2016
Joe Root hits century as England start strongly in first Test against India
Joe Root scores his 11th Test century as England dominate day one to reach stumps on 311-4 in the first Test against India in Rajkot.
Nov 9, 11:07
Kagiso Rabada celebrates the wicket of Joe Root on day three of the fourth Test between South Arica and England on January 24, 2016
South Africa six wickets away from victory as Australia all but beaten
South Africa are just six wickets away from victory as Australia find themselves needing 370 runs to win after day four of the first Test at the WACA Ground.
Nov 6, 11:42
JP Duminy of South Africa celebrates his 100 during day 2 of the 2nd Test match between South Africa and Australia at AXXESS St Georges on February 21, 2014
JP Duminy, Dean Elgar hit centuries as South Africa take control of first Test
South Africa open up a 388-run lead over Australia at stumps on day three of the first Test match in Perth.
Nov 5, 10:16
Surrey bowler Zafar Ansari in action during day three of the LV County Championships Division Two match between Glamorgan and Surrey at SWALEC Stadium on April 21, 2015
Bangladesh extend advantage over England on day two of second Test
Bangladesh have a slight edge in the second Test against England after ending day two with a lead of 128 runs after reaching stumps on 152-3.
Oct 29, 12:06
Bangladesh cricketer Tamim Iqbal reacts after scoring a century (100 runs) during the fourth day of the first cricket Test match between Bangladesh and Pakistan at The Sheikh Abu Naser Stadium in Khulna on May 1, 2015
England recover against Bangladesh following Tamim Iqbal century
England find some momentum to bring an end to Bangladesh's first innings in Dhaka, but struggle with their own batting to end day one of the second Test on 50-3.
Oct 28, 13:15
Bangladesh's Mushfiqur Rahim celebrates after scoring a boundary as Indian bowler Hardik Panday looks on on March 23, 2016
Bangladesh require 33 more runs to beat England on final day
England give themselves hope of pegging back Bangladesh but must avoid conceding 33 runs from the hosts' final two wickets on the final day of the first Test.
Oct 23, 13:03
Ben Stokes in action with his big bat on day two of the third Test between South Africa and England on January 15, 2016
Ben Stokes, Jonny Bairstow guide England recovery against Bangladesh
Ben Stokes and Jonny Bairstow guide England's recovery as the tourists extend their lead to 273 runs on day three of the first Test against Bangladesh in Chittagong.
Oct 22, 12:35
Ben Stokes majestically raises his arms into the air on day three of the third Test between South Africa and England on January 16, 2016
Ben Stokes's late wicket gives England momentum in first Test against Bangladesh
Ben Stokes's late wicket gives England momentum as Bangladesh end day two of the first Test on 221-5, trailing by 72 runs.
Oct 21, 12:24
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
Mehedi Hasan's five-wicket haul frustrates England on day one of first Test
Bangladesh teenage spinner Mehedi Hasan frustrates England by taking five wickets on day one of the first Test in Chittagong.
Oct 20, 13:14
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 trail India by 529 runs in Indore
India reach 557-5 in the final Test meeting with New Zealand in Indore before bringing in their opponents to bat, with the Black Caps ending play on 28-0.
Oct 9, 12:57
Virat Kohli of India celebrates after the World Twenty20 victory over Australia in Mohali on March 27, 2016
Virat Kohli, Ajinkya Rahane hold the fort for India
Virat Kohli and Ajinkya Rahane mount a 167-run partnership to steady the ship for India after three men were sent packing by New Zealand.
Oct 8, 13:34
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 recover after losing early wickets in second Test against New Zealand
India recover after losing early wickets to post 239-7 against New Zealand on day one of the second Test against New Zealand.
Sep 30, 12:33
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