Test Cricket

Test Cricket

New Zealand make cautious start after Jamieson wrecks India

New Zealand reached 36 for no loss at tea in reply to India's first-innings total of 217 in the final of the inaugural World Test Championship (WTC) on Sunday.

New Zealand's Kyle Jamieson celebrates with teammates after taking the wicket of India's Ishant Sharma

Second Test

De Kock misses ton but South Africa in control against Windies

West Indies innings got off to the worst possible start when captain Kraigg Brathwaite was caught first ball down the legside by wicketkeeper De Kock off Rabada

Wiaan Mulder (2L), Rassie van der Dussen (L)and Keegan Petersen (2R) of South Africa celebrate the dismissal of Kemar Roach of West Indies during day 2 of the 2nd Test between South Africa and West Indies at Darren Sammy Cricket Ground, Gros Islet, Saint Lucia, on 19 June 2021

World Test Championship Final

New Zealand bowl against India

New Zealand captain Kane Williamson won the toss and elected to field against India in the inaugural World Test Championship final at Southampton on Saturday

India's Virat Kohli and New Zealand's Kane Williamson before play

Second Test

Elgar leads from front as South Africa recover against Windies

Elgar’s disciplined knock of 77, which spanned 237 deliveries and included eight fours, was exactly what was required of the Proteas captain

Dean Elgar (R) of South Africa get runs off Kemar Roach (L) of West Indies during day 1 of the 2nd Test between South Africa and West Indies at Darren Sammy Cricket Ground, Gros Islet, Saint Lucia, on 18 June 2021

India vs New Zealand

Rain delays start of World Test Championship final

While a standard Test lasts a maximum of five days, this fixture can be extended into a sixth day should match referee Chris Broad decide that it is the only way to make-up time lost in the game to ...

Rain covers remain on the pitch on the first day of the ICC World Test Championship Final between New Zealand and India at the Ageas Bowl in Southampton, southwest England on 18 June 2021

ICC World Test Championship

Test final cannot decide world’s best team: Kohli

New Zealand and India are the top two teams in the Test rankings but Kohli said on Thursday that a one-off game would not give a definitive answer as to who was the best

In this file photo taken on 23 November 2019 India's captain Virat Kohli plays a shot during the second day of the second Test cricket match of a two-match series between India and Bangladesh at the Eden Gardens cricket stadium in Kolkata

Second Test

Taylor urges New Zealand to stay ‘professional’

England just avoided the humiliation of a defeat inside three days after reaching stumps on 122-9, a slender lead of 37 runs with a lone wicket standing

 New Zealand's Ajaz Patel (3R) celebrates after New Zealand's Tom Blundell (L) caught England's Joe Root off his bowling on the third day of the second Test cricket match between England and New Zealand at Edgbaston Cricket Ground in Birmingham, central England on 12 June 2021

Rabada five-for helps South Africa wrap up innings win over Windies

West Indies were hopeful that the overnight pair of Chase and Jermaine Blackwood would have provided stern resistance but within half an hour they were separated

Jermaine Blackwood (L) of West Indies is dismissed by Kagiso Rabada (C) of South Africa during day 3 of the 1st Test between South Africa and West Indies at Darren Sammy Cricket Ground, Gros Islet, Saint Lucia, on 12 June 2021

Second Test

Young stars for New Zealand before falling late on second day

Conway’s innings backed up his stunning 200 on debut in last week’s drawn first Test at Lord’s with another impressive knock

New Zealand's Will Young celebrates his maiden test 50 during the second day of the second Test match between England and New Zealand at Edgbaston Cricket Ground in Birmingham, central England on 11 June 2021

South Africa take total control of first Test against Windies

South Africa’s relentless pace attack left the West Indies facing the prospect of an innings defeat inside three days

Kagiso Rabada (R) of South Africa celebrates the dismissal of Kieran Powell (C) of West Indies during day 2 of the 1st Test between South Africa and West Indies at Darren Sammy Cricket Ground, Gros Islet, Saint Lucia, on 11 June 2021
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