Deivarayan Muthu in Chennai

Abhinav Mukund flays the ball through the off side

India A v Australia A, 2nd unofficial Test, Chennai

'Anything close to 150 will be a tough chase' - Abhinav

Abhinav Mukund, who batted 297 minutes to anchor India A's second innings with a 163-ball 59, believes a lead of 150 would make for a difficult fourth-innings chase for Australia A on a slow pitch with variable bounce

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A disappointed Michael Clarke after dropping Ian Bell

England v Australia, 3rd Investec Test, Edgbaston, 3rd day

'Captain needs to get off the plane' - Clarke

Michael Clarke has put the onus on himself to turnaround the performances of Australia's under performing middle order, admitting "the captain needs to get off the plane" if the team are to overcome the 2-1 deficit to retain the Ashes

The Report By Deivarayan Muthu in Chennai

Abhinav Mukund flays the ball through the off side

India A v Australia A, 2nd unofficial Test, Chennai, 3rd day

Australia A scent win after key wickets

After having been skittled out for 135 for the first innings, the India A batsmen showed the technique to quell the Australia A attack in the second unofficial Test in Chennai, but the visitors are still well-placed to force a result and take the two-matc

Peter Nevill brought up his fifty early on the third day

England v Australia, 3rd Investec Ashes Test, Edgbaston, 3rd day

Bell guides England to 2-1 Ashes lead

Ian Bell's second fifty of the match ensured a 2-1 series lead for England and snuffed out any hopes Australia raised during a tail-end fight that set England a target of 121

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James Anderson left the field after feeling his side

The Investec Ashes 2015

Anderson targets fifth Test return

James Anderson has been ruled out of the fourth Ashes Test at Trent Bridge but is hopeful of being fit for a possible decider at the Oval, which starts on August 20

Heavy rain resulted in play being abandoned without a ball bowled

Bangladesh v South Africa, 2nd Test, Mirpur, 2nd day

Heavy rain washes out second day

An entire day's play was lost for the third time in this series as heavy rain, caused by a cyclone, forced the umpires to abandon the second day of the Mirpur Test at 12.10 pm

Shoaib Malik makes it back to his crease in time to avoid a run-out

Sri Lanka v Pakistan, 1st T20I, Colombo

Malinga delivers harsh self-assessment

Lasith Malinga has blamed himself for an indifferent bowling performance in a frank assessment of his form following a 29-run loss against Pakistan in the first T20I in Colombo.