India have booked their place in the World Test Championship final. They thrashed England by an innings and 25 runs on the third day of the fourth and final cricket test in Ahmedabad.
Rishabh Pant launched a spectacular late assault in his flamboyant 101 to put India in charge of the fourth and final test against England in Ahmedabad on Friday.
England captain Joe Root reckons batting collapses have become a "trend" in pink-ball tests and cannot overstate the importance of the "vital first 20 deliveries" to his team mates ahead of the third test against India on Wednesday.
India seized control of the second test against England on Sunday, posting 329 in their first innings before reducing the tourists to 39-4 at lunch on the second day at Chennai's MA Chidambaram Stadium.
South Africa levelled the three match T20 series against Pakistan at one game apiece on Saturday.
Opener Rohit Sharma smashed 161 while India's other top-order batsmen fell cheaply, helping the home side build to 300-6 on the opening day of the second match against England at Chennai's MA Chidambaram Stadium on Saturday.
India captain Virat Kohli won the toss and elected to bat in the second test against a much-changed England at Chennai's MA Chidambaram Stadium on Saturday.
Aiden Markram and Rassie van der Dussen's unbroken 94-run 2nd wicket stand took South Africa to 127/1 at the end of day four of the second test against Pakistan in Rawalpindi.
England posted a mammoth first-innings total of 578 before reducing India to 59-2 at lunch on the third day of the opening test in Chennai on Sunday.
There's still plenty to play for in the second test match between South Africa and Pakistan.
England captain Joe Root found himself with a rebuilding job in his 100th Test after the tourists squandered a steady start to be 67-2 at lunch on day one of the opening Test against India in Chennai on Friday.
Joe Root will go into his 100th test on Friday determined not to let his individual battles distract him from his larger goal of captaining England to a series victory in India, the 30-year-old said on Thursday.
Keeping wicket on India's low and turning tracks is a stumper's litmus test and England's Jos Buttler is keen to ace it in his only appearance in the four-test series between the sides next month.
Joe Root and his men will be happy with Ravindra Jadeja's absence in India's test squad, having recently displayed their vulnerability against left-arm spin in Sri Lanka, former England batsman Mark Butcher has said.
The South African cricket team will not only look at completing another Test series victory against Pakistan in the sub-continent, but will also take on the responsibility of putting on a decent show in a country that has recently allowed for international cricket to return to its shores.
Left-arm spinner Jack Leach took five wickets as England edged towards victory over Sri Lanka in the first Test in Galle
A heavy downpour frustrated Australia on day two of the fourth test decider in Brisbane on Saturday, with play abandoned after tea and India spared from resuming on 62 for two in reply to the home side's first innings 369.
India's injury woes deepened on the opening day of the fourth test against Australia at the Gabba on Friday with paceman Navdeep Saini coming off the field after lunch with an apparent groin issue.
South Africa's cricket coach, Mark Boucher, says they will use the few days before their first test match of the two-match series against Pakistan later this month, to adapt to the conditions in that country.
South Africa coach Marc Boucher hailed a first series win for his side following a lean run of form over the last two years after they romped to an easy 2-0 triumph over Sri Lanka on Tuesday.
South Africa completed a sweep of their two match series against Sri Lanka as they strolled to a 10-wicket win on the third day of the second test on Tuesday.
New Zealand's Kane Williamson proved why he is currently the top-ranked test batsman with a brilliant 112 not out to keep his country on course for a handy first-innings lead against Pakistan in the second and final test in Christchurch on Monday.
India's cricketers and staff have been cleared of COVID-19 following reports some of the team's players breached health protocols while on tour in Australia.
South Africa claimed an emphatic innings and 45 run victory over Sri Lanka on day four of the first test at Supersport Park in Centurion.
Mitchell Starc took 4-53 as Australia ripped through the Indian tail in the first half an hour of play to dismiss the tourists for 244 on the second day of the day-night first Test at Adelaide Oval on Friday.
Virat Kohli defied a disciplined display from Australia's bowlers to bat through the second session and help the tourists to 107 for three on the opening day of the day-night first test at Adelaide Oval on Thursday.
India captain Virat Kohli won the toss and chose to bat in the day-night first test against Australia at Adelaide Oval on Thursday, claiming the first small advantage in a blockbuster four-match series.
The crisis in South African cricket seems far from over. The latest media conference with members of the interim board of Cricket South Africa and the Members Council laid bare that divisions between the two bodies that run cricket are still wide.
Cricket South Africa (CSA) is confident in its COVID-19 protocols despite the postponement of the One-Day International series against England, with interim board chairman Zak Yacoob describing the tourists as having a negative attitude.
South Africa will tour Pakistan next month for the first time in 13 years to play two tests and three Twenty20 Internationals, officials confirmed on Wednesday.