Free Press Journal
  • India struggling at 167/5 in pursuit of 464-run target at lunch on Day 5

    London: India were 167 for five in their second innings while chasing a mammoth 464-run target at lunch on the final day of the fifth cricket Test against England here on Tuesday. KL Rahul was batting on 108, while giving him company was Rishabh Pant on unbeaten 12 at the break. India still require 297 runs for an improbable win with five wickets in hand and two sessions play remaining.

  • England hammer Pakistan to win second Test and square the series

    Leeds : England thrashed Pakistan by an innings and 55 runs to win the second cricket Test at Headingley here on Sunday. Victory, completed inside three days, saw England level the two-match series at 1-1 after Pakistan won the first Test at Lord’s by nine wickets.

  • Picked Rohit over Rahane on current form, says Kohli

    Cape Town : India captain Virat Kohli has defended the selection of Rohit Sharma in the opening cricket Test, saying he was picked ahead of Ajinkya Rahane on current form.

  • Dhawan, Rahul lead India fight back

    Kolkata : Opener Shikhar Dhawan (94) and KL Rahul (73) restored India’s dominance with fluent half- centuries as the hosts erased a 122-run lead to nose ahead in the opening cricket Test against Sri Lanka, here on Sunday.

  • Sri Lanka begin testing India tour

    Kolkata : Chasing an elusive dream of winning their first cricket Test in India, Sri Lanka will begin their gruelling tour with a two-day tour fixture against a depleted Board President’s XI here today.

  • Axar Patel

    Axar Patel to replace Jadeja

    Colombo : Left-arm spinner Axar Patel has been named as a replacement for suspended Ravindra Jadeja in the 15-member Indian team for the third cricket Test against Sri Lanka, starting in Kandy on August 12.

  • K L Rahul ruled out of first Test

    Galle : India opener K L Rahul was on Monday ruled out of the first cricket Test against Sri Lanka owing to viral fever.

  • Kohli fit to play, says Umesh

    Ranchi : India speedster Umesh Yadav on Friday said Virat Kohli is “fit to play”, assuaging fears over the injured captain’s participation in the remainder of the crucial third cricket Test against Australia here.

  • Centurion Maxwell happy to contribute in comeback Test

    Ranchi : Back into the Test side after a wait of over two years, swashbuckling all-rounder Glenn Maxwell said his partnership with skipper Steve Smith put Australia in a great position after the second day’s play in the third cricket Test against India here on Friday.

  • India off to steady start in first innings

    Bengaluru: India posted 38/0 in their second innings at lunch on the third day of their second cricket Test against Australia at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium here on Monday. At the break, Lokesh Rahul was batting on 20 with Abhinav Mukund on 16 at the other end.  India now trail the visitors by 49 runs.

  • Ball spins, bat swings

    Mohali : Indian batsmen, including flamboyant and in-form skipper Virat Kohli, were made to toil hard before Ravichandran Ashwin’s counter-attacking 57 enabled the hosts to reach 271/6 at stumps on the second day of the third cricket Test here.

  • ‘Newspaper article does not matter’

    Mohali : Ahead of the third cricket Test against England, India skipper Virat Kohli on Friday trashed a British tabloid’s allegations that he tampered with the ball during the first Test at Rajkot.

  • A Test Match! : l England need 318 runs l India need 8 wickets

    Visakhapatnam : Indian spinners were thwarted by a splendid display of ultra-defensive batting by England before the hosts edged ahead dismissing rival skipper Alastair Cook on an engrossing fourth day of the second cricket Test.

  • Proteas left reeling

    Four-star Starc and aggressive Warner give OZ powerful start , Left-hander David Warner reached his half- century in just 39 balls and now has 744 runs at an average of 106.28 in Tests in Perth.

  • Run riot!

    India pile up score to 557/5

  • Virat Kohli and Gautam Gambhir bury the hatchet

    Kolkata : India skipper Virat Kohli and comeback man Gautam Gambhir seem to have moved on from their bitter IPL spat as the Delhi duo was seen sharing a few light moments on the eve of the second cricket Test against New Zealand.