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Australia v India

2nd Test, Perth

Harris, Head fifties make India toil on hot day

The visiting bowlers fought back in the second session after the Australia openers put on 112 runs together

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Monga: Who removed my spinner?

It is hard enough to win away Tests, but India keep making it harder for themselves by misreading conditions and selecting poorly

WATCH - Double strike dents Australia

Usman Khawaja and Marcus Harris fell in quick succession in the afternoon session on day one


Wind, no-balls and Pant - it's time for Perth!

Mel Farrell and Dan Brettig with a cricket tragics' preview of the 2nd Aus-Ind Test


Social Story: Is there anything Kohli can't do?

The pick of social media chatter from Day 1 of the second Test in Perth


Kartik: Finch needed this innings to resurrect his Test career

Murali Kartik, VVS Laxman and Damien Martyn discuss the half-centuries from Marcus Harris and Aaron Finch


Martyn: Harris looks like a long-term player for Australia

Damien Martyn believes Marcus Harris has a bit of Justin Langer and Chris Rogers in him


Laxman: India's field placements could have been much better

VVS Laxman believes that India gave away a few easy runs on the first day in Perth


Was under pressure coming into this game - Finch

Aaron Finch talks about his preparations while receiving criticism, and his partnership with Marcus Harris


Full marks for Australia's opening partnership?

VVS Laxman, Murali Kartik, and Damien Martyn rate the top moments of the second day


'We bounced back very well in every session' - Vihari

Hanuma Vihari believes India will be back in the game if they can bowl Australia out for less than 320


Australia v India

2nd Test, Perth, Day 1

Brettig: Harris steps up to give Australia a foothold

Marcus Harris took guard first up in Perth, for the first time in first-class cricket. Selflessness and teamwork on display, and it did the trick for his side

Ponting's history with Ishant steels Finch

Ponting's lessons from a decade ago helped Finch make headway in his battle to prove himself as a Test opener in home conditions

Usman Khawaja: 205 balls, one boundary

If crease occupation turns itself into a substantial innings, Khawaja's method is not a problem, but, so far this series, the tactic hasn't translated into runs

Ranji Trophy 2018-19

Hardik takes three-for on return from injury

He finished with 3 for 74; he got through 15 overs in the day at full tilt, exceeding his average number of overs per innings in the Ranji Trophy

Shreyas Iyer shreds jetlag with bruising 178

Milind Kumar breaches 1000-run mark, Dhapola continues to sizzle and more

Milind Kumar: from sidelined in Delhi to 1000 in the Ranji Trophy

He's become the first this season to aggregate 1000 runs, and he's got there in just nine innings - the second quickest in Ranji Trophy history

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New Zealand v Sri Lanka

1st Test, Wellington

Fast bowlers give Sri Lanka hope against upbeat New Zealand

The hosts have already named their XI, with Neil Wagner returning to a bowling attack containing Ajaz Patel as its lone spinner

Fernando: It will be competitive, right? (Please let it be competitive)

New Zealand have a mighty home record and Sri Lanka are in perpetual chaos, but can they still produce a compelling series?

SL seamers need to attack NZ batsmen - Chandimal

The Sri Lanka captain acknowledged that the team's best chance lies in bowling aggressively at New Zealand

Bangladesh v West Indies

3rd ODI, Sylhet

Mehidy, Soumya, Tamim give Bangladesh series win

The spinner picked up 4 for 29 before the two batsmen made short work of the 199-run chase

Rovman Powell disappointed over umpiring error

The West Indies captain was given out on what was evidently a no-ball due to fielding infringements by Bangladesh

Was this Mashrafe Mortaza's last ODI at home?

Speculation has been rife on the topic, and the Bangladesh captain kept us guessing

SL's captaincy carousel

Sri Lanka in New Zealand 2018-19

Malinga to lead ODI and T20I squads in New Zealand

Angelo Mathews, who had been axed from the limited-overs squads due to fitness and run out issues, is back

England news

New director unveiled

Giles confirmed as England men's new managing director

Former England spinner will take up the role in January ahead of the team's tour of the Caribbean

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