Latest Cricket News Updates Latest news from (c) en-gb Sun 02 Apr 2023 Kohli Helped India Pave Path in Test Cricket Development: Graeme Smith Amid the craze of Twenty20 domestic tournaments such as the Indian Premier League (IPL), Caribbean Premier League (CPL), the Big Bash and the upcoming UAE T20 League, Test cricket seems losing ground. South African legend Graeme Smith has praised former skipper Virat Kohli for helping India in paving the path of development in the longest format. He stated only a handful of countries are currently contributing to it. Sanjay Bangar credits Aussie batsmen for solid defence on tough surface As it often happens in India, the pitch talk was the focus more than play at stumps on Day 1 at Pune. But, India's batting coach maintained that playing on turning tracks was one of the challenges for batsmen in Test cricket. Stats: MS Dhoni’s Test career in numbers Indian captain MS Dhoni has announced his much-awaited retirement from Test cricket in the wake of his horrendous run as leader and batsman over the last three-and-a-half years. Last chance for Suresh Raina to prove his Test worth? Although some new faces found their way into the Test team for Australia, there weren't many surprisingly selections as such, but for maybe the recall of Suresh Raina. Team India director Ravi Shastri had stated recently Father-son duos who have represented India in Test cricket With Stuart Binny making his debut in the ongoing Trent Bridge Test against England, it marks the tenth instance of a father-son pair, who have represented India in Tests. IND tour of ENG: England Vs India 1st Test Live Scores, Jul 9-13, 2014 India tour of England: England Vs India 1st Test Live Scores at Nottingham, Jul 9-13, 2014.Match scheduled to begin at 11:00 local time (10:00 GMT) In numbers: Kumar Sangakkara’s amazing consistency Sri Lankan legend Kumar Sangakkara was the top run-getter in the recently concluded Test series against England, adding to his growing list of success stories. Denesh Ramdin ‘lucky’ to be chosen as West Indies Test captain In a rather surprising development, West Indian wicket-keeper Denesh Ramdin has been chosen as Windies’ new captain in the five-day format.