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Afghanistan’s Nabi calls time on Test career

KABUL: Afghanistan's seasoned all-rounder Mohammad Nabi announced that he was retiring from International Test cricket in order to make way for the country's young stars to take centre stage. The 34-year old has been a key part of his…

Steve Smith dethrones Virat Kohli

Australia's Steve Smith is back at No.1 on the MRF Tyres ICC Test Rankings for Batsmen after India captain Virat Kohli slipped to No.2, following his first-ball duck in Jamaica. Kohli's side are top of the ICC Test Championship with…

Moeen Ali dropped for second Ashes Test

All-rounder Moeen Ali has been omitted from England's squad in place of left-arm spinner Jack Leach.  The Worcestershire player struggled with both bat and ball in the first Test at Edgbaston, scoring just 0 and 4 and returning 3/172 from…

ICC launches World Test Championship

The International Cricket Council has today, Monday 29 July 2019, officially launched the inaugural World Test Championship (WTC). Getting underway on 1 August 2019, the WTC will see the top nine Test teams in the world – Australia,…

ICC announces men’s Test and ODI Teams of year

The awards, which honour performances during a calendar year, saw the India captain Kohli walk into both sides which were selected by the ICC Voting Academy* comprising former players, members of the media and broadcasters. Kohli’s 1,322…

Virat Kohli lays out his vision for India

Virat Kohli has urged India to be a superpower in Test cricket in the years to come. “I wouldn't say goal but I would rather speak of a vision, which is for India to be a superpower in Test cricket or a very, very strong side in Test…