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Windies rally but facing huge task to beat Aussies


April 26th, 2012 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
Roseau (Dominica), April 26 (IANS/CMC) The West Indies hit back in the last session with key wickets but Australia extended their lead significantly to leave the hosts with an enormous task ... Read more...

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Wade and Starc rally Australia after Shillingford strikes


April 24th, 2012 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Roseau (Dominica), April 24 (IANS/CMC) A four-wicket haul by off-spinner Shane Shillingford underlined a disciplined West Indies bowling effort while an unbroken 43-run eighth-wicket stand rallied Australia on the opening ... Read more...

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Windies collapse leaves Test against Australia wide open


April 11th, 2012 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), April 11 (IANS/CMC) The West Indies lost the plot in a disastrous 25-minute period before tea on the fourth day here Tuesday, to leave the opening Test against Australia ... Read more...

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Edwards, Brathwaite 50s lift Windies


April 8th, 2012 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), April 8 (IANS/CMC) Vice captain Kirk Edwards and teenaged opener Kraigg Brathwaite stroked contrasting half-centuries to give the West Indies a strong start but rain forced an anti-climatic end ... Read more...

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Australia ease to comfortable victory in tour match


April 5th, 2012 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Cave Hill (Barbados), April 5 (IANS/CMC) Apart from a couple of early wickets for the WICB President's XI, there was little or no drama as Australia duly completed an eight-wicket victory ... Read more...

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Warne to enter Oz Cricket Hall of Fame, Clarke favourite for Border medal


February 26th, 2012 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 26 (IANS) Australia's legendary leg-spinner Shane Warne is set to be inducted into the Australian Cricket Hall of Fame at Monday's Allan Border Medal (ABM) function while current ... Read more...

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Jayawardene and Chandimal take Sri Lanka to top of table


February 24th, 2012 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Hobart, Feb 24 (IANS) Sri Lanka moved to the top of the table in the Commonwealth Bank tri-series beating Australia by three wickets with four balls to spare at the ... Read more...

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Forrest, Hussey guide Australia to 288/5 (Lead)


February 19th, 2012 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
Brisbane, Feb 19 (IANS) Peter Forrest and Mike Hussey struck fifties in Australia's daunting 288 for five against India in the seventh match of the ODI tri-series here Sunday.Forrest ... Read more...

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Clarke to miss ODI against Sri Lanka


February 13th, 2012 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
Adelaide, Feb 13 (IANS) Australia captain Michael Clarke will sit out of Friday's ODI against Sri Lanka in the tri-series due to a hamstring strain.Clarke underwent scans Monday. It was ... Read more...

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Australia four wickets away from 4-0 whitewash of India (Roundup)


January 27th, 2012 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Adelaide, Jan 27 (IANS) India were Friday on the verge of suffering their second 0-4 whitewash in Test cricket in seven months with Australia four wickets away from a ... Read more...

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Sehwag smashes fifty, India 92/2 at tea (Second Lead)


January 27th, 2012 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
Adelaide, Jan 27 (IANS) Virender Sehwag threw his wicket away after making a quickfire 62, leaving India at 92 for two in their second innings at tea on day ... Read more...

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Australia in command despite Kohli’s maiden Test hundred (Roundup)


January 26th, 2012 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Adelaide, Jan 26 (IANS) Virat Kohli's maiden Test ton and three quick wickets gave India something to cheer for, but Australia remained in command with a massive 382 runs ... Read more...

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Adelaide Test: Kohli hunts for ton but Australia in control (Second Lead)


January 26th, 2012 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
Adelaide, Jan 26 (IANS) Young middle-order batsmen Virat Kohli stayed in the hunt for becoming the first Indian batsman to get a century in the series but Australia were ... Read more...

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Tea scoreboard: India vs. Australia, Day Three, Fourth Test


January 26th, 2012 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
Adelaide, Jan 26 (IANS) The scoreboard at tea on the third day of the fourth and final cricket Test between India and Australia at the Adelaide Oval here Thursday.Australia ... Read more...

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India struggling to save follow-on in Adelaide Test (Lead)


January 26th, 2012 - 9:56 am ICT by IANS
Adelaide, Jan 26 (IANS) India were struggling to avoid follow-on as they were reduced to 122 for five in the first innings, in reply to Australia's 604 for seven ... Read more...

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Lunch scoreboard: India vs. Australia, Day Three, Fourth Test


January 26th, 2012 - 9:28 am ICT by IANS
Adelaide, Jan 26 (IANS) The scoreboard at lunch on the third day of the fourth and final cricket Test between India and Australia at the Adelaide Oval here Thursday.Australia ... Read more...

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Clarke strikes double hundred; Australia 469/3 at lunch (Lead)


January 25th, 2012 - 10:11 am ICT by IANS
Adelaide, Jan 25 (IANS) Michael Clarke scored his double hundred of series and shared a record-breaking 385-run stand with Ricky Ponting to guide Australia to 469 for three at lunch ... Read more...

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Australia dominate with centuries by Clarke, Ponting (Roundup)


January 24th, 2012 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Adelaide, Jan 24 (IANS) Unbeaten centuries by skipper Michael Clarke and his predecessor Ricky Ponting took Australia to a mammoth 335 for three in the first innings after the ... Read more...

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Conditions in Adelaide will suit Indians better: Clarke


January 23rd, 2012 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
Adelaide, Jan 23 (IANS) Australia captain Michael Clarke admitted Monday that conditions at the Adelaide Oval will suit the Indians more than the hosts in the fourth and the final ... Read more...

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Don’t feel the need to pass the baton on: Hussey


January 22nd, 2012 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Adelaide, Jan 22 (IANS) Australia's veteran middle-order batsman Mike Hussey doesn't feel the responsibility to pass the baton on and said youngsters must earn their place in the side.The 36-year-old, ... Read more...

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Lunch scoreboard: India vs. Australia, third Test, Day Three


January 15th, 2012 - 12:02 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Jan 15 (IANS) The scoreboard at lunch on day three of the third cricket Test between India and Australia at the Western Australia Cricket Association Ground here Sunday:India ... Read more...

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Batting failures not helping India’s cause: Yadav


January 14th, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Jan 14 (IANS) India's young fast bowler Umesh Yadav, who picked up his maiden fifer in Tests here Saturday, said repeated batting failure was not helping the team ... Read more...

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Lunch scoreboard: India vs. Australia, third Test, day one


January 13th, 2012 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Jan 13 (IANS) The scoreboard at lunch on day one of the third Test between India and Australia here Friday:India 1st innings: Gautam Gambhir c Haddin b ... Read more...

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Batsmen struggle as India reach 73/4 at lunch (Lead)


January 13th, 2012 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Jan 13 (IANS) India's batting line-up continued to falter in the series Down Under with Australia taking four wickets for 73 at lunch on the opening day of ... Read more...

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Tea scoreboard: India vs. Australia, Third Test, Day One


January 13th, 2012 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Jan 13 (IANS) Scoreboard at tea on day one of the third cricket Test between India and Australia here Friday:India 1st innings: Gautam Gambhir c Haddin b Hilfenhaus ... Read more...

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India’s batting woes continue in Perth (Tea Report)


January 13th, 2012 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Jan 13 (IANS) Virat Kohli and V.V.S. Laxman looked on course to resurrecting India's innings on the first day of the third Test against Australia until Peter Siddle ... Read more...

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Fab Four have to fire together in Australia: Yuvraj


January 11th, 2012 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) India's flamboyant left-handed batsman Yuvraj Singh Wednesday made himself available for selection for the triangular ODI series in Australia hoped the 'fab-four' would fire ... Read more...

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2008 Monkeygate inspired India at Perth: Hussey


January 9th, 2012 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Jan 9 (IANS) Australia's veteran middle-order batsman Mike Hussey feels the 'Monkeygate' incident during the 2008 Sydney Test motivated the Indian team to come back strongly and win ... Read more...

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Akram fears another 0-4 drubbing for India


January 9th, 2012 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 9 (IANS) Former Pakistan captain and fast bowling legend Wasim Akram fears India will suffer another whitewash against Australia after their horrendous English summer when they not ... Read more...

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Quitting T20 made me a better player: Clarke


January 6th, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 6 (IANS) Australia captain Michael Clarke says his decision to retire from T20 cricket at the start of 2011 has made him a better player in the ... Read more...

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Hope this innings helps me earn espect: Clarke


January 4th, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 4 (IANS) Australia captain Michael Clarke said Wednesday that his maiden double ton in Tests will help him earn respect among his team mates and fans."Hopefully, it helps ... Read more...

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Australia 482/4 at stumps on second day


January 4th, 2012 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 4 (IANS) Australia were 482 for four in the first innings, in reply to India's 191, at stumps on the second day of the second cricket Test at ... Read more...

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Clarke, Ponting pile agony on India (Lead)


January 4th, 2012 - 9:27 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 4 (IANS) Australian captain Michael Clarke notched up his 18th Test century while Ricky Ponting was stranded on 97 as the hosts reached 236 for three in the ... Read more...

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Clarke, Ponting dash India’s hopes after Zaheer strikes (Roundup)


January 3rd, 2012 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 3 (IANS) Triple strikes by Zaheer Khan raised a glimmer of hope for India only to be dashed by an unfinished fourth-wicket 79-run stand between Australian skipper ... Read more...

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India’s batting falters again in Sydney (Second Lead)


January 3rd, 2012 - 11:59 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 3 (IANS) Sachin Tendulkar was denied his 100th international century by young fast bowler James Pattinson while India limped to 178 for eight in the first innings ... Read more...

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