However, there is still no specialist wicket-keeper cover for Quinton de Kock, who picked up a hamstring strain in the Boxing Day Test
The ICC has approved the Boxing Day Test
on a trial basis and special playing conditions are agreed upon by both teams.
KEVIN PIETERSEN, the ghost who won't stop haunting England, says he should be playing in the Boxing Day Test
with South Africa - for one side or another.
Smith ended the opening day of the famous Boxing Day Test
at the MCG unbeaten on 72 as the Baggy Green just about shaded honours on 259 for five.
And half the public tickets for the Boxing Day Test
in Melbourne were sold in just two hours.
The left-armer grabbed a second innings five-wicket haul in the first Test in Hobart, which Sri Lanka lost by 137 runs, and is likely to be a handful in the Boxing Day Test
in Melbourne, on a pitch expected to offer help for slow bowlers.
QUETTA -- South Africa have replaced their traditional Boxing Day Test
with a Twenty20 international for the 2012-13 home season, during which they will host New Zealand and Pakistan.
The firm will offer data on the testing programme on their website at the end of ten day test
A RECORD cricket crowd had been predicted for the first day of the Boxing Day Test
at the MCG.
Summary: England bowled Australia out for 98 in two sessions, and replied with 157 without loss on day one of the Boxing Day Test
at the MCG.
Much intrigue has since surrounded the nature of the drop-in pitch which will be used for the Boxing Day Test
, Hodgkins having reportedly been asked to abandon his initial first choice in favour of a grassier and much livelier surface.
He would himself admit that he learnt a little bit about himself and carrying injuries into the last Boxing Day Test