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Welcome back to the Gabbatoir, Asad Shafiq

He was expected to step up to the next level after his epic Brisbane ton in 2016, but things haven't gone to plan

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Paine looks to Smith, Warner to spearhead WTC tilt

The Australia captain says his team has got eyes set firmly on the Test championship final in June 2021

Teen quick Naseem Shah is 'ready to go' despite personal tragedy - Wasim Akram


From Lower Dir to top tier, the Naseem Shah story

Pakistan's 16-year old fast-bowling prodigy talks about his journey in cricket

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New Zealand v England

1st Test, Mount Maunganui

NZ a tough start for England's new Test approach

A chance to start a new regime away from full glare of scrutiny may be a blessing for tourists

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Backyard beats: Why NZ are formidable foes at home

New Zealand have been ruthlessly efficient as hosts, winning 10 series out of 12

World Cup boundary countback 'not really cricket' - Williamson

Despite disappointment, there is no animosity between NZ and England ahead of first Test

India v Bangladesh

2nd Test, Kolkata

Less chance of reverse swing with pink ball - Saha

India's wicketkeeper also felt visibility may be an issue for the slip cordon

Day-night Test could create 'T20 or one-day atmosphere' - Vettori

Bangladesh's fast bowlers, Vettori said, are 'very excited' about the help they are likely to get at Eden Gardens

'Great to play in front of a full house' - Saha

Wriddhiman Saha is excited by the prospect of featuring in India's first ever day-night Test, against Bangladesh


'Pink ball a big part of Test cricket' - Vettori

Bangladesh's bowling coach speaks to the media before the team's day-night Test against India


Top Headlines

Pat Cummins


The naive and fragile boy who became the world's top bowler

He was young and thrillingly quick but never fit long enough to make an impact. Not anymore

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New Zealand v England

1st Test, Mount Maunganui

New Zealand ready to 'fight fire with fire' - Gary Stead

Depth of pace options can counter Jofra Archer's 'point of difference'

England embrace the conventional to assist Pope's second coming

Recall at No.6 will help young player bed into Test cricket after baptism of fire in 2018

Five questions for England in New Zealand

Is Buttler a 'keeper? Will Root perk up back at No. 4? The key talking points for the Test side

Super50 Cup

West Indies domestic

Pink-ball Test

Bangladesh tour of India

FAQs: What's the big deal with pink-ball Tests?

Everything you wanted to know about the inaugural day-night Test in India

Star Sports: The making of the SG pink ball

Star Sports travelled to Meerut to the SG factory to find out how the pink ball is manufactured


Test series build-up

Australia v Pakistan

Yasir Shah returns to Australia with a point to prove

The legspinner endured a dreadful series on his last visit three years ago. How will he go this time around?

Misbah wants pacers to hit Smith's 'blind spot'

"If you get good pace behind the ball and just put it in the right areas, you can create chances"

Naseem finds inner strength to bounce back from tragedy

The 16-year-old fast bowler has found a support system to help him cope following his mother's death

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