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Australia v India

2nd Test, Perth

Live report - Kohli, Rahane fifties repel Australia

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What fans think about Perth's new stadium

Cold beers, easier accessibility and good crowds make the brand-new Perth Stadium a fan favourite

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Laxman: 'The manner of Vijay's dismissals is disappointing'

VVS Laxman and Murali Kartik have their say on the opener, who was bowled by Mitchell Starc for a duck


Kartik: 'Lyon's attacking line always keeps him in play'

Murali Kartik believes that Nathan Lyon's accuracy, drift and dip make him a challenge on any pitch


Kartik: India's bowlers need to play on tailenders' patience

Murali Kartik offers up a potential remedy for India's struggles to dismiss lower-order batsmen


Laxman: At least one India batsmen will need to score hundred

VVS Laxman, Murali Kartik and Damien Martyn discuss the first session of the second day


Laxman - 'Didn't look like a tough wicket when Pujara and Kohli batted'

VVS Laxman, Murali Kartik and Damien Martyn offer their expert thoughts on the second session on day two at Perth


Kartik: Finch needed this innings to resurrect his Test career

Murali Kartik, VVS Laxman and Damien Martyn discuss the half-centuries from Marcus Harris and Aaron Finch


Martyn: Harris looks like a long-term player for Australia

Damien Martyn believes Marcus Harris has a bit of Justin Langer and Chris Rogers in him


Laxman: India's field placements could have been much better

VVS Laxman believes that India gave away a few easy runs on the first day in Perth


New Zealand v Sri Lanka

1st Test, Wellington

Dickwella keeps SL fighting after Southee five-for

Half-centuries from Angelo Mathews and Dimuth Karunaratne also saved the visitors after they were 9 for 3

'Once a couple of guys got in, it was tough work' - Southee

The fast bowler, who picked up his eighth five-for in Tests, also praised Niroshan Dickwella for playing a 'gem of an innings'

Fernando: The enigma of Niroshan Dickwella

His flame may burn a little too hot at times, singing his own team, but on day one of a tough overseas tour, he kept the darkness at bay for Sri Lanka

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A gruelling tour begins

Pakistan in South Africa 2018-19

'We now bat better outside the UAE than in the UAE' - Arthur

Pakistan's coach has struck a bullish note upon his team's arrival in South Africa for three Tests, five ODIs and three T20Is

Four-day Test cricket

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Four-day Tests loom in Australia's future

Kevin Roberts, the CA chief executive, has urged boards to be open to the idea outside the Test championship and beyond its first two cycles

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Ranji Trophy 2018-19

Hardik Pandya impresses on return from injury

He finished with 3 for 74; he got through 15 overs in the day at full tilt, exceeding his average number of overs per innings in the Ranji Trophy

Milind Kumar: from being sidelined in Delhi to 1000 in the Ranji Trophy

He's become the first this season to aggregate 1000 runs, and he's got there in just nine innings - the second quickest in Ranji Trophy history

Bangladesh v West Indies

3rd ODI, Sylhet

Mehidy, Soumya, Tamim give Bangladesh series win

The spinner picked up 4 for 29 before the two batsmen made short work of the 199-run chase

Rovman Powell disappointed over umpiring error

The West Indies captain was given out on what was evidently a no-ball due to fielding infringements by Bangladesh

Was this Mashrafe Mortaza's last ODI at home?

Speculation has been rife on the topic, and the Bangladesh captain kept us guessing

Australia v India

2nd Test, Perth, Day 1

Brettig: Harris steps up to give Australia a foothold

Marcus Harris took guard first up in Perth, for the first time in first-class cricket. Selflessness and teamwork on display, and it did the trick for his side

Ponting's history with Ishant steels Finch

Ponting's lessons from a decade ago helped Finch make headway in his battle to prove himself as a Test opener in home conditions

Usman Khawaja: 205 balls, one boundary

If crease occupation turns itself into a substantial innings, Khawaja's method is not a problem, but, so far this series, the tactic hasn't translated into runs

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