Cricket Test Match – SCORE  • First TEST •  Birmingham ENG 393/8d &  273 AUS(T:281) 386 &  282/8 Australia won by 2 wickets.

SCORE  • 5th Match Group A  • CWC Qualifier  •  ODI  •  Harare SUN 315/6 ZIM(40.5/50 overs, T:316) 319/4 Zimbabwe won by 6 wickets (55 balls remaining) Table T

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RESULT  • Group A  • CWC Qualifier  •  ODI  •  Harare USA 207 NEPAL(43/50 ov, T:208) 211/4 Nepal won by 6 wickets (42 balls remaining) Series Table with Reports

India vs England 4th Test, Day 5 Highlights: India beats England by 157 runs to take 2 1 lead in 5 match series

SCORE  • Northern Group  • Vitality Blast  •  T20  •  Leeds NHNTS 180/6 YORKS (15.2/20 overs, T:181) 102 Northerns won by 78 runs. Table Report Series Table

SCORE  • Southern Group  • Vitality Blast  •  T20  •  The Oval SURR 238/5 GLAM (20 overs, T:239) 157/8 Surrey won by 81 runs. Table Report Series Table

SCORE  • Northern Group  • Vitality Blast  •  T20  •  Worcester LANCS 164/8 WORCS (17.4/20 overs, T:165) 165/3 WORCS won by 7 wickets (14 balls to spare) Table T

SCORE  • North Group  • Vitality Blast  •  T20  •  Chester-le-Street DURH 146/5 BEARS (19.3/20 overs, T:147) 149/8 Bears won by 2 wickets (3 balls remaining) Table

England vs South Africa Live Cricket Score and Ball by Ball Commentary of the 1st Test at Lord’s

SCORE  • Southern Group  • Vitality Blast  •  T20  •  Hove SUSS 169/7 KENT (18.4/20 overs, T:170) 172/4 Kent won by 6 wickets (8 balls to spare) Table Report Series

SCORE  • South Group  • Vitality Blast  •  T20  •  Bristol HANTS 158/7 GLOUC(8.1/9 ov, T:84) 85/2 Gloucs won by 8 wickets (5 balls to spare) (Method D /L T Notice)

SCORE • Group North • Vitality Blast • T20 • Leicester NOTTS 165/8 LEICS(20 overs, T:166) 143/8 Notts won by 22 runs Table Table Report Series

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Today at 3:30  •  Final  •  ACC to appear  •  Mong Kok India Women Bangladesh Women match starts in 2 hours 10 minutes. Table series calendar

Pakistan Fight Back After England Set Stiff Second Test Target

SCORE  • Game 10  • TNPL  •  Dindigul NRK 124 TT(18.2/20 overs, T:125) 128/3 Tiruppur won by 7 wickets (10 balls left) Tabular Video Series Table

Stamps  • Official Test 2  •  Colombo (PSS) SL-A 290 SA-A(80 ov) 287/6 Day 2 – SA Track 3. Table series

SCORE • Final • PRO Day 3 • Nangarhar MAR 335 and 264 AMOR (T:345) 255 and 153 Miss-Ainak won by 191 runs.

Today 07:00  • Group B  • CWC Qualifiers  •  ODI  •  Bulawayo Ireland Scotland match starts in 5 hours 40 minutes. Table videos

England are victims of that test match history

Today 07:00 AM  • Group B  Match 8  • CWC Qualifier  •  ODI  •  Bulawayo Oman Oman UAE match starts in 5 hours 40 minutes.

Today 9:45 AM  • Match 11  • TNPL  •  Dindigul Chepauk Super Gillies Dindigul Dragons Not yet Start Schedule Video Series Schedule.

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Following the story around the end of 2019 that the ICC was considering mandatory four-day Tests in the next rights cycle from 2023 to 2031, the response from fans and players was encouraging. From Sachin Tendulkar to Virat Kohli to Ben Stokes, various coaches, the love for Test cricket was unmistakable for the fans who graced the stands on the fifth night of the Newlands Test. People care about format. He has more players. There is no reason to doubt that this resistance from the great practitioners and ambassadors of the sport comes from a good place: they do not want to dilute the competition and do not want to lose the availability of insurance on the fifth day, especially in the situation. bad weather. FICA chief Tony Irish said there was “completely inappropriate doubt” about the ICC’s motives. Four-day Tests in the current rights cycle free up 335 days of international cricket; players need to know what the off days in the calendar will be used for: hopefully not another T20 league or two ODIs without context. However, there is a difference between being skeptical and being neurotic. “Don’t touch my ‘clean’ format” is paranoia. The fact that we’re having this conversation and it’s not working means we need to change the “pure” format. The fact that the BCCI, who play cricket in one of the three countries where Test cricket is still commercially successful, also felt the need to ask their players to play at night, despite opposition, shows how much the change is needed. shows. It has reached such a stage that every narrow finish is seen as proof that Test cricket is not dead yet. It can’t be ideal. It is both elitist and dangerous to accept the idea that “if you don’t think Test cricket yourself, you’ll never win Test cricket”. It’s a fast-paced, ever-shrinking sport that’s played during hours that even those who care for it have to work. It has become a luxury, which can only afford three large boards. It is useful for other teams only when one of the three teams is playing. And these three teams do not want to host lesser teams. Even with the virtual rejection of the four-day Test, Andrew Strauss, himself a former captain and now the ECB’s director of cricket and a member of the ICC Cricket Committee, told the Guardian that “Test cricket doesn’t pay” in many countries. bills”. Adding more teams to the T20 World Cup is an idea worth debating, but rather than the commercial test and the appointment test, the cricket assembly should pass.

R Ashwin Continues to Boss Test Cricket As an All Rounder

In order to do this, you need to keep three key things in test: unlimited overs in an innings, two innings per team and a critical mass of balls to be delivered. Everything else – the five days, the lunch and tea breaks, the duration of the breaks – is as arbitrary and contrived as we fear the four-day trials will be. The number of days, the number of balls per day, the number of balls – all these have changed over time and reflect the time they have been available. Test cricket is not what it always was. Cricket arguments should revolve around the critical mass of the delivery and a few intangibles around it. What this critical mass is, and whether teams can reasonably be expected to solve it in four days, must be worked out calmly and rationally. columnist Karthikeya Date calculated that the average match in the 21st century would last 2161 balls, and the average correct score would be 1909 balls. Test match has 2700 deliveries in five days. Pitches are becoming more bowler-friendly, DRS has encouraged umpires to give more weight than ever before, batsmen are taking more risks than ever before, bowlers are thinner than ever, reducing easy shots. Running and jacking are happening faster than ever. All this helps to finish the tests earlier than before: in the first eight months of last year, 13 of the 19 tests were completed in four days, rain, bad light, slow overtaking, etc. Would it be such a blow to the fabric of the sport if the number of possible deliveries was reduced to 2,352 – each with 98 over four days to go? The data also speaks to the big impact rain has on testing these days: the average 21st-century tie has lost nearly a day’s worth of play due to weather or low light or high speeds. It is in this bad weather insurance that the fifth day is the most profitable in Test cricket today. Then there are the intangibles. The opportunity, the presence of that extra day, that extra time, that extra volume that you add to the middle game cannot be quantified. At the same time, you never know when the lack of extra time can take away some of the glitz and glamor and produce more last-minute thrillers, leading to more interesting strategies. One thing is for sure: contrary to fears after the end of Newlands, only the pace and rhythm of Tests will change, the drama will remain. If there are only four days of testing, nothing will prevent a very dramatic finish until the third day. Perhaps if there was a draw option, it would have been the better of the two Tests, still being played at pace when Tests became the five-day norm? Consider the series between Australia and New Zealand, where the Test was not played on the fifth day, even though each had a third innings, and we sat and waited for a statement. Of course, these 60-70 overs help the bowlers recover and allow the pitch to deteriorate further before the final innings.