Indian will be hoping that their newly appointed Test Match
captain will be able to continue his brilliant from in this match as well.
Connor further said that the board believes that this new multi-format series will gain significantly more profile and context than can be generated by playing a one-off Test match
every couple of years.
Arthur said: "The short-term objective for me is to have a successful Test match
in three weeks' time.
A Glamorgan statement read: "Last September, the England and Wales Cricket Board announced Glamorgan will stage a further 17 days of international cricket over the next five years - this includes a New Zealand Test in 2013 and an Ashes Investec Test match
So I think both sides are looking forward to it, as I say it (the series) doesn't need any more hype or building up but there's that extra context to it which makes it an even more special Test match
It is the middle Test match
and whatever happens here has a big effect on the last two Test matches
and there is not a lot of time to put things right from here on in.
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STEVE HANSEN has been told Wales have to fulfil the Test match
against Fiji on this summer's daunting tour Down Under.
Time was of the essence for CricInfo, as we had a very tight schedule to get the wireless site operational before an England Test match
Rankin has played just one Test match
for England, an ill-fated appearance in the last Test of the 2013/14 Ashes whitewash down under when, far from fully fit, he far from did himself justice.
India's long standing cricket captain MS Dhoni surprised one and all when he announced his retirement from Test Match
cricket with immediate effect.
I am really disappointed with my personal performance in this Test match
at the moment," said Clarke, Test cricket's highest run getter with 1,093 in 2013.