George Binoy

Deputy editor, ESPNcricinfo

Filter results by date
Martin Crowe cuts

Martin Crowe 1962-2016

Timeline - The many colours of Crowe

Batsman, captain, innovator, inventor, mentor, commentator and writer - Martin Crowe was all of that during a career that did not end after he retired from the game

Angelo Mathews cuts through the off side

New Zealand v Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Hamilton, 1st day

Late wickets puncture SL's aggression

New Zealand put Sri Lanka in on a green pitch but the visitors combated the tough conditions with aggression, as a succession of batsmen played their shots against wayward bowling

Neil Wagner flattened Angelo Mathews' middle stump

New Zealand v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Dunedin, 5th day

Wagner paves way to NZ's 122-run victory

Neil Wagner led the attack for New Zealand, breaking a fluent stand between Angelo Mathews and Dinesh Chandimal on the fifth morning, after which two more wickets fell

Udara Jayasundera was caught behind for 3

New Zealand v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Dunedin, 4th day

New Zealand push for win on rain-hit day

Rain and hail halted play three times at University Oval, and at stumps Sri Lanka had seven wickets left and 296 runs to get, with a better forecast for the final day

Dinesh Chandimal was caught off the second ball of the day

New Zealand v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Dunedin, 3rd day

New Zealand pull away with 308-run lead

The third day in Dunedin was overcast, cold and windy - conditions that were as familiar to New Zealand as they were foreign to Sri Lanka, and the visitors struggled to cope

BJ Watling claimed his 100th dismissal

New Zealand v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Dunedin, 2nd day

NZ break through Karunaratne-Chandimal resistance

Where runs had flowed and wickets tumbled on the first day, the cricket was played at a slower pace on the second at University Oval, but was no less intense

Martin Guptill drives off the front foot

New Zealand v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Dunedin, 1st day

Wickets tumble, but NZ rack up 409

The two batsmen who struggled most during New Zealand's recent tour of Australia rediscovered their form on the first day of the home summer in Dunedin

Virat Kohli was involved in a freak dismissal

India v South Africa, 4th Test, Delhi, 1st day

Rahane steers India after Piedt four-for

Considering they were effectively operating with a three-man attack, South Africa did incredibly well to take seven wickets on a pitch that was better for batting than the one in Nagpur