Test Retirement

  • Sachin Tendulkar in numbers: Interactive graph October 10, 2013

    Sachin Tendulkar on Thursday stunned the cricket world by announcing his retirement from international cricket after playing his 200th Test match in the home series against the West Indies in November 2013. The 40-year-old Tendulkar contacted BCCI President N Srinivasan on Thursday and requested the board to release a statement...
  • Sachin Tendulkar announces retirement after his 200th Test October 11, 2013

    New Delhi: Sachin Tendulkar on Thursday stunned the cricket world by announcing his retirement from international cricket after playing his 200th Test match in the home series against the West Indies in November 2013. The 40-year-old Tendulkar contacted BCCI President N Srinivasan on Thursday and requested the board to release...
  • Tendulkar should not prolong the end October 6, 2012

    This is hurting – excruciatingly so. It's hard to picture a struggling Sachin Tendulkar, agonising to actually watch it. But this can't continue. The end is nigh. It's been there for a while. Let it befall now. Let's swallow it – because we can't see him suffer, we can't see...
  • Rajdeep Sardesai: Laxman is an all-time great August 22, 2012

    Hello and welcome to DRS once again, my very own personal space where we talk matters cricketing. These are not the best of times for Indian cricket. We've slipped down the world rankings, we're no longer seen as the dominant power of Test cricket and we're losing one by one the...
  • VVS Laxman - the journey of a genius August 18, 2012

    VVS Laxman has announced retirement from international cricket on Saturday. Here is the lowdown on his 16-year career. Test debut: Laxman played his first Test against South Africa in the 1996. He contributed 11 and 51, and his fifty in the second innings was important in the context of the match...
  • Son wields the willow after father retires March 9, 2012

    Bangalore: It was a poignant moment for India's cricketing icon Rahul Dravid to watch his seven-year-old elder son Samit wield the bat at the M. Chinnaswamy stadium here on the day he bid adieu to the game, which earned him sobriquet of being the 'Wall'. As Dravid settled down for lunch...
  • The great Wall of India retires March 9, 2012

    CNN-IBN's panel of experts pay rich tributes to Rahul Dravid who brought his glittering career to a close on Friday. ...
  • Cricket fraternity in awe of Rahul Dravid March 9, 2012

    Dravid's team-mates in his 16-year career heaped praise after the batting technician announced his retirement. ...
  • Ex-cricketers place Dravid among the best March 9, 2012

    New Delhi: The cricket fraternity paid rich tributes to Rahul Dravid, who on Friday retired from all forms of cricket, describing him as a "perfectionist" and next only to Sachin Tendulkar in greatness in his generation. Former India captain Sourav Ganguly said Dravid's determination, technique and commitment towards the game was...
  • Rahul Dravid to retire from Test cricket? March 8, 2012

    CNN-IBN's cricket expert Harsha Bhogle talks about Rahul Dravid possibly announcing his Test retirement on Friday. ...
  • Harris mulling Test retirement February 17, 2012

    Melbourne: Australian fast bowler Ryan Harris is contemplating retiring from Test cricket as injuries take a toll on his body. Harris, voted one of the best fast bowlers in the country, said he may have to soon quit Test cricket to keep his hopes alive in at least one form of...
  • Collingwood still hopeful of England return November 28, 2011

    Durham: Paul Collingwood, the England allrounder, has said he has not entirely abandoned thoughts of playing for his country again. Set to represent the Perth Scorchers in the upcoming Big Bash League, the 35-year-old said that he was targeting a solid performance in Australia to judge himself. “I’m still ambitious...