Test Matches

  • Barabati stadium suitable for Test matches: BCCI 27-02-2014 08:18 PM

    Bhubaneswar: A four-member BCCI team on Thursday expressed satisfaction over the existing infrastructure at Barabati Stadium in Cuttack for holding Test matches. The team inspected the pitch, outfield, galleries, dressing room and other facilities at the stadium. The team led by Aniruddh Choudhury told reporters in Cuttack that he was...
  • Touts sell VIP tickets in black for Sachin Tendulkar's last Test 14-11-2013 02:27 PM

    Mumbai: On the day when batting genius Sachin Tendulkar is playing his farewell Test match at his home turf, Wankhede stadium in Mumbai, CNN-IBN found out that several touts were selling complimentary club tickets at exhorbitant rates in black. The touts were caught on camera saying that the price could...
  • No showering of rose petals for Sachin Tendulkar at Eden Gardens 09-11-2013 01:52 PM

    Kolkata: Cricket Association of Bengal's (CAB) grandiose plans to felicitate Sachin Tendulkar by showering 199 kg rose petals from the skies crashed with India trouncing the West Indies within three days in the first of the two-match Test series at the Eden Gardens on Friday (November 8). Tendulkar, who played...
  • Never thought Sachin Tendulkar would play for India at 16: Ajit 05-11-2013 12:08 AM

    New Delhi: Sachin Tendulkar's family members had never thought of him representing India so early at the age of 16 and breaking so many cricket records, his elder brother Ajit said on Monday. Ajit said Tendulkar's decision to quit Test cricket came at a right time as he is bowing...
  • West Indies looking to 'spoil' Sachin Tendulkar's 200th Test: Gayle 29-10-2013 07:38 PM

    Kolkata: West Indies' destructive opener Chris Gayle on Tuesday said while he wished a great farewell for legendary batsman Sachin Tendulkar, his side will be out there to "spoil the fun and parade" when they take on India in the Two-Test series next month. "Sachin's a legend and we wish...
  • Ticket chaos ahead of Tendulkar's 200th Test, fans feel cheated 20-10-2013 10:19 AM

    With less than a month to go for the historic 200th and last Test of Sachin Tendulkar at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai from November 14-18, the chaos over distribution and/or sale of tickets is making all the news, a report in the Hindustan Times said. Last time Wankhede hosted...
  • Sachin Tendulkar's 200th Test will be in Mumbai: BCCI 11-10-2013 05:49 PM

    New Delhi: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is likely to grant cricketing great Sachin Tendulkar his wish to play his 200th and farewell Test in his home town Mumbai. Kolkata and Mumbai were the frontrunners to host Tendulkar's farewell Test but the legendary batsman in a...
  • What's next for Sachin Tendulkar? 10-10-2013 09:31 PM

    Retired sports stars often struggle to build a life away from the game, but for record-breaking cricketer Sachin Tendulkar the transition will be particularly painful. The Indian batsman admitted he never imagined life beyond cricket as he pursued his passion for most of his 40 years - more than half...
  • Dalmiya hopes Sachin Tendulkar will remain associated with cricket 10-10-2013 09:03 PM

    Kolkata: Former ICC chairman Jagmohan Dalmiya on Thursday hoped that batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar will continue to remain associated with cricket after retirement. Reacting on Tendulkar's decision to retire after his 200th Test, Dalmiya said, "I wish him all the best in his 200th Test and I hope he will...
  • Tendulkar should retire with his bat held high: Ganguly 07-10-2013 10:20 PM

    Kolkata: Observing that Sachin Tendulkar's retirement from international cricket was "imminent", former India captain Sourav Ganguly on Monday hoped the batting legend quits the game on a high. "There is too much speculation about his retirement, which is putting pressure on him. While I believe his retirement is not very...
  • PCB must pay Test players more money: Ajmal 02-10-2013 09:07 AM

    Lahore: The Pakistan Cricket Board must start paying its players more money for Test appearances, according to top spinner Saeed Ajmal. Ajmal told the Geo Super television channel that Pakistan cricketers were getting less money than their international counterparts. "Players now want to just play one-day internationals and Twenty20 matches...
  • Let Sachin Tendulkar decide on his retirement: Syed Kirmani 18-09-2013 08:52 PM

    Bangalore: Amid speculation over Sachin Tendulkar's future, former India wicket-keeper Syed Kirmani on Wednesday said that the senior batsman should be allowed to decide when to quit the game. "I don't know where all these reports crop up from. For God's sake, let Sachin Tendulkar decide on his retirement. Let...
  • No guarantee Wankhede would host Sachin Tendulkar's 200th Test 01-09-2013 06:52 PM

    Mumbai: Speculations may be rife that senior cricketer Sachin Tendulkar could get a chance to play the historic 200th Test match of his career in front of his home crowd at the Wankhede Stadium here later this year, but Mumbai Cricket Association officials are no rejoicing, as yet. "It will...
  • PCB welcomes day-night Test matches 02-11-2012 08:44 AM

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  • Alastair Cook a fan of floodlit Tests 24-05-2012 08:53 AM

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  • Dravid is irreplaceable, says Tendulkar 08-03-2012 07:23 PM

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  • Kapil 'ashamed' by Indian defeats 20-01-2012 04:24 PM

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  • Man carrying revolver arrested inside Kanpur stadium 21-11-2009 10:19 PM

    Kanpur: A man carrying a revolver broke through the heavy security cordon and entered the Green Park Stadium premises, hours after the Indian and Sri Lankan teams arrived on Saturday for the second Test. The man, who claimed to be a journalist, was arrested by the police immediately and he...
  • Cricket is Test match not Twenty20: Jeffrey Archer 23-05-2008 02:12 AM

    New Delhi: Deccan Chargers coach Darren Lehmann admitted on Monday that failure to execute plans led to the downfall of the 2009 champions in the fifth season of Indian Premier League (IPL). It has been a miserable season of the Deccan Chargers as they are lying at the bottom of...
  • Ask Ponting and Co to behave, ICC tells CA 09-01-2008 11:28 AM

    Colombo: Sri Lanka captain Kumar Sangakkara is urging his players not to get carried away in the moment and show off in Tuesday's World Cup semifinal against New Zealand. Sri Lanka thrashed England by 10 wickets and the same wicket will be used for the semifinal at the R. Premadasa...
  • In Pics: Tendulkar in his heyday 04-04-2007 03:12 PM

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