Ajinkya Rahane: Not too concerned about my hundred, it will comeAjinkya Rahane: Not too concerned about my hundred, it will come

India recovered from a precarious 25 for 3 to post a fighting 203 for 6 at the end of Day 1 of the Antigua Test, which was hit by rain. Mayank Agarwal, Cheteshwar Pujara and skipper Virat Kohli all fell cheaply as Kemar Roach and Shannon Gabriel provided the vital early breakthroughs.

Antigua Test: India likely to play four bowlers, Rohit or Vihari may sit out

The team combination is the big factor of discussion ahead of India's first Test against West Indies at Antigua. While Virat Kohli hinted that they will most probably go with four bowlers, he did admit that the selection could be flexible, depending on the conditions.

There are times when everything is good but your mind is distracted: Umesh Yadav reflects on tough times

Having clinched the ODI series with ease, India will take on hosts West Indies in the first Test at Antigua, starting Thursday. Cheteshwar Pujara, Rohit Sharma, Ajinkya Rahane and Hanuma Vihari all got runs with the bat while Ishant Sharma, Kuldeep Yadav and Umesh Yadav all were among the wickets in the warm-up match.

Ajinkya Rahane finally gets some much-needed runs ahead of first Test against West Indies

Struggling India vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane hit a half-century on Monday in the warm-up game against West Indies A, which will give some relief to both him and the selectors ahead of the Test series which begins on August 22.

Labuschagne showed great character, skill and technique: Tim Paine

Australia managed to escape with a draw in the tantalising second Ashes Test at Lord's. Set to chase 267 after Ben Stokes' hundred saw England recover from a precarious position, the Aussies were in trouble as the top order succumbed yet again to Jofra Archer. The absence of the unfit Steve Smith added to the visitors' woes. However, Smith's concussion replacement Marnus Labuschagne stood up with a soild half-century to keep a rampant England at bay.

Blow to Steve Smith's neck brings back grim reminder of Philip Hughes tragedy

Steve Smith narrowly missed out on a third consecutive Ashes hundred as he was dismissed for 92. However, the talking point of the match at Lord's was the blow to Smith at the back of the head

Ravi Shastri stays on as Team India coach till 2021, Kapil says Kohli's views not taken

Current Team India coach Ravi Shastri has been given an extended term by the Cricket Advisory Committee led by World Cup winning captain Kapil Dev