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Boult chips in as England slip further

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Dobell: Patience pays off in England's new old-fashioned way

This is what Test cricket used to be like, and probably the best approach against NZ

New Zealand left to rue missed opportunities

Hosts fail to capitalise on bowlers' discipline but don't feel match has got away from them

Taylor's stunning catch ends Stokes' stand


Pope survives after successful review


Stokes keeps England ticking with fifty


Southee dismisses Denly late in the day


Denly reaches hard-earned fifty


Wagner gets the better of Root


De Grandhomme sends Burns back


Burns reaches fifth Test fifty


Australia v Pakistan

1st Test, Brisbane

Live report - Eyes on Naseem as Australia reply to 240

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Anxiety changes hands as Pakistan strangled

They felt the same suffocation Australia young batsmen did in the tour game before the Gabba Test

No-ball or not? Cummins' wicket sparks debate

The delivery to find Mohammad Rizwan's edge was ruled to be legal by the third umpire

Is Hazlewood in Babar's head?

The Australian pacer felt it was important to stay on top of the Pakistan batsman after getting him out cheaply in the first Test


Our bowlers will show a very good fight - Shafiq

Asad Shafiq was pleased with how Pakistan recovered after the loss of quick wickets against Australia


Starc's return catch ends Pakistan's innings

The leading edge lobbed up to Starc who took it comfortably in his follow through


Shaheen departs after Paine's hesitant review

Tim Paine needed some encouragement to review what seemed like a clear caught-behind off Mitchell Starc.


Cummins breaks through with Australia's first wicket

Pakistan's opening partnership is finally broken when Shan Masood is caught by Steve Smith at second slip.


Starc adds to Pakistan's misery

Mitchell Starc gets Haris Sohail to edge behind tamely to Tim Paine.


Babar caught out as Pakistan lose 4 for 3

Babar Azam's uncharacteristically poor shot continues Pakistan's post-lunch collapse.


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Starc, Cummins put Australia on top

They took seven wickets between them to dismiss Pakistan for 240


England grind out strong first day vs New Zealand

Fifties from Rory Burns, Joe Denly and Ben Stokes built a strong start at Mount Maunganui. Watch England-New Zealand on ESPN+.


Shafiq shows resilience with classy 76

Asad Shafiq's 76 was the shining light for Pakistan on Day 1 of the first Test against Australia


Starc rips through Pakistan with 4 wickets

Mitchell Starc was instrumental in cleaning up the tail quickly


Cummins clatters Shafiq's middle stump

The ball jags back and rattles Asad Shafiq's stumps to see him off on 76


Wagner gets the better of Root

Neil Wagner forces a frustrated Joe Root back to the pavilion with only two runs. Watch England-New Zealand on ESPN+.


Southee dismisses Denly late in the day

Tim Southee lures Joe Denly to nibble at an outswinger for a breakthrough wicket. Watch England-New Zealand on ESPN+.


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India v Bangladesh

2nd Test, Kolkata

Star Sports Game Plan: Gambhir, Laxman, Chopra, Bangar on pink-ball challenge

Laxman explains how dew will play a major role in India's first day-night Test


'Wanted to play in our own conditions first' - Kohli

The team agreed to play the day-night Test in Kolkata because "we had been talking about it for a while"

'Decision-making has to be very precise' in pink-ball Test - Kohli

India captain speaks about the challenges faced while playing the pink ball


Eden all set for yet another historic moment in Indian cricket

India will play their first day-night Test in Kolkata, against Bangladesh


Kohli weighs in on the future of Test cricket

The India captain says pink-ball Tests can be a "one-off thing"


Future of Test cricket

Kohli speaks

Contracts, commitment ensure good health of Test cricket - Kohli

The India captain pointed at the incentivised contracts for Test-only players, and how well they in turn had responded


Squad announcement

India v West Indies

Bhuvneshar, Kuldeep back for West Indies series

Shami returns to T20I squad after two years; allrounder Dube picked in both squads

Abu Dhabi T10 League

Banton hits 80 off 28 to kickstart globetrotting winter

England starlet sticks to "what I'm good at" in competition's fastest half-century

Bayliss reluctant to take another 12-month-a-year job

Trevor Bayliss admitted he is enjoying the franchise lifestyle after completing four full-on years with England


Director of cricket

South Africa news

CSA to make announcement regarding director of cricket position on Friday

If CSA is unable to confirm an appointee, Enoch Nkwe will continue in his role

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