Customise ESPN

India v South Africa

3rd Test, Ranchi

We've worked very hard to be where we are today - Kohli


If bowlers take 20 wickets, we're like a Ferrari - Shastri

India coach holds forth on the fast-bowling improvements, the Rohit-Rahane show, and Nadeem's debut

Kohli on what sets Shami and Umesh apart on Indian pitches

Among all Indian fast bowlers who've taken at least 10 wickets in home Tests, Shami and Umesh have the best strike rates

Bangar explains how Nadeem is different from Jadeja

Bangar reflects on Shahbaz Nadeem's performance in the Ranchi Test


How did South Africa go from bad to worse?

Sanjay Bangar looks back on India's first-ever clean sweep in Tests over South Africa 


India's consistent pressure made us weak in every Test - Faf du Plessis

The captain, following the Ranchi defeat, on the problems plaguing South African cricket


Scheduling issues

India news

India should have only five Test centres - Virat Kohli

The India captain says touring teams should know which venues they're going to play at

India v South Africa

3rd Test, Ranchi

India's 'exceptional ruthlessness' left us 'mentally weak' - du Plessis

He will continue to captain South Africa and sees it as his responsibility to help with the transition

Lessons from the whitewash: Six things for South Africa to focus on

Teams coming to India shouldn't just focus just on the spinners, they should prepare for the quicks as well

Players v board

Bangladesh news

A press conference two decades in the making

The events that triggered the player strike in Bangladesh and how it was all organised

BCB calls emergency meeting of directors

Mixed reactions to the players' strike from BCB officials, with some terming the players' stance "blackmail"

'They'll come' - Ganguly confident Bangladesh tour of India will go ahead

The BCCI's president-elect wants the prime ministers of the two countries at the Eden Gardens Test

From CoA, Back to BCCI

Handover Time

Didn't expect such a long stint, but happy with results - Edulji

Outgoing CoA member says her public differences with Vinod Rai weren't anything personal, but just based on principles

Conflict of interest: Ganguly, CoA agree rule needs relook

With just ten months in the job as BCCI president, will Ganguly be able to resolve the issue?

Vijay Hazare Trophy

India news

Ashwin, Agarwal to play in Vijay Hazare Trophy semi-finals

The pair will link up with their respective teams in Bengaluru Tuesday night

Pandey, Jaiswal lead list of top performers

With the league stage and the quarter-finals done, ESPNcricinfo looks at six of the players who have set the field alight in the Vijay Hazare Trophy

Mandeep questions 'very bad' rules, Iyer 'disappointed' by washouts

Punjab and Mumbai were booted out of the tournament with weather having a mighty say in their fates

Top Headlines

Ask Steven

Stats and trivia Q&A

Which bowler has dismissed the most openers in Tests?

And who has bowled the most overs in a single Test series?

Comeback Bid

England Tour of New Zealand

Bairstow targets T20s as first step to Test return

England squad touch down in Christchurch for first leg of tour

Customise ESPN