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Gautam GambhirGritty Gautam Gambhir paved the way for India to bat out the last day to draw the third Test against South Africa, levelling the hard-fought three-match series 1-1. India will remain as world’s top Test team. Realising that it would be a difficult task to chase 340 to win the series, more so after the […] Continue reading Gambhir helps India secure a draw in third Test, India level series

Zaheer KhanThe following is the scoreboard at lunch on the fourth day of the third cricket Test between India and South Africa at the Newlands Stadium here Wednesday. South Africa first innings: 362 India first innings: 364 South Africa second innings: (Overnight 52/2) Graeme Smith lbw b Harbhajan Singh 29 Alviro Petersen lbw b Harbhajan Singh […] Continue reading Lunch scoreboard: India vs South Africa, Third Test, Day four

ricky pontingAustralian Test captain Ricky Ponting has been ruled out of the fifth and last Test of the Ashes series in Sydney due to a broken finger and Michael Clarke is expected to take over the reins. The selectors are expected to pick Clarke to lead but a formal announcement will be made only after directors […] Continue reading Injured Ponting to miss Sydney Test, Clarke may take over

An unbeaten century by Jonathan Trott Monday put England a commanding 346 runs ahead of Australia on the second day of the fourth Ashes Test at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG). The tourists recovered from a shaky start to post 5 for 444 at stumps and put a miracle recovery by the home team further […] Continue reading England coasting to victory in Melbourne Test

Ricky PontingMichael Clarke is likely to debut as Australian Test captain in the Boxing Day Test, if incumbent skipper Ricky Ponting’s fractured finger doesn’t mend in time. Australia has named an unchanged 12-man Ashes squad for the Boxing Day clash that could attract a world-record 100,000 spectators on the opening day. Ponting is confident of being […] Continue reading Ponting’s injury may allow Clarke to debut as Oz Test captain