Adelaide Test

  • Australia retain same team for 2nd Ashes Test December 4, 2013

    Adelaide: Captain Michael Clarke is fit and will take his place in an unchanged Australian lineup for the second Ashes Test against England. Australia won the seriesopening match by 381 runs in Brisbane their first win in 10 Tests and have retained the winning combination, with Clarke overcoming...
  • Australia don't mind opening England's Trott wounds November 29, 2013

    Melbourne: Australia will leave no stone unturned to find ways of unsettling England during the Ashes, even if it involves raising the sensitive issue of Jonathan Trott's troubles out on the field. England's number three batsman left the tour this week to deal with a stressrelated illness after failing twice with...
  • Aussie press hails South Africa after Adelaide draw November 27, 2012

    Sydney: Australian media Tuesday praised the rearguard action by South Africa to save the second Test and said their survival will feel like a win going into the third and deciding showdown this week. Debutant Faf du Plessis batted throughout the final day for a defiant unbeaten century to guide the...
  • Kirsten worried with SA injury list growing November 22, 2012

    Adelaide: Critics have condemned South Africa's decision to give players a holiday between Test matches after veteran allrounder Jacques Kallis limped off the Adelaide Oval just 3.3 overs into his opening spell on Thursday, only hours after paceman Vernon Philander was ruled out of the second Test against Australia with...
  • 2nd Test: Determined Australia eye series lead November 21, 2012

    Adelaide: Australia built momentum in a rainhit draw in Brisbane and go into the second Test against South Africa starting in Adelaide on Thursday determined to channel that into a seriesleading result. A victory for the home team will also seriously threaten South Africa's No. 1 ranking, and Graeme Smith...
  • Slim chance of Watson playing 2nd Test November 19, 2012

    Adelaide: Allrounder Shane Watson's chances of playing in Australia's second Test against South Africa appear to be fading after he admitted he is unlikely to be able to bowl. Watson batted in the nets and performed some light fielding drills on Monday as he attempted to demonstrate his fitness to...
  • Ashwin hopes for ODI turnaround January 27, 2012

    Adelaide: With India heading towards their second successive overseas 'Whitewash', offspinner Ravichandran Ashwin feels that upcoming triseries might bring a "change in luck as the colour of the ball will change". "Every thing is gonna start fresh. It is going to be a different ball game. The colour of the ball...
  • 4th Test: India stare at 40 whitewash January 27, 2012

    Adelaide: A 40 series for Australia looms large with the home team requiring four wickets on the final day to wrap up another crushing win against a struggling Indian side. Chasing 500 to win the final match or five sessions to bat out a draw India got off to...
  • India fail to create their own luck January 26, 2012

    Ishant Sharma fluffed a straightforward return catch off a Ricky Ponting drive. Peter Siddle, first ball bowled in this Test, plucked a superb onehanded return catch to his right after Virender Sehwag miscued a lowdipping full toss. It summed up just how important it is to make your own luck...
  • Indian batting falters after Aus 604 January 25, 2012

    Adelaide: India lost the wickets of Virender Sehwag and Rahul Dravid to slip to 61 for 2 at stumps on day two of the final Test in Adelaide, trailing the hosts by 543 runs. Gautam Gambhir (30) and Sachin Tendulkar (12) were on the crease for the visitors who face...
  • Sachin will score 100th ton at Adelaide: Lara January 24, 2012

    Adelaide: West Indies batting legend Brian Lara believes Sachin Tendulkar will get his muchawaited 100th international century in the fourth Test against Australia at the Adelaide Oval. In an email interaction, Lara said: "Its been a disappointing series, but the Master will get it at Adelaide." "Don't know what Sachin thinks...
  • Can India avoid a whitewash in the Adelaide Test? January 24, 2012

    India take on Australia in the fourth and final Test at Adelaide after having lost the first three matches of the series. ...
  • Adelaide curator to make sporting track January 21, 2012

    Adelaide: The word on the street is that Cricket Australia (CA) has dealt financial blows thanks to India's inability to complete five days of a Test match. "The advertisers are unhappy too," an official says. Australia have won three consecutive Tests, and regained the BorderGavaskar Trophy in just tenandahalf days. The...
  • Sachin in form, rest mediocre: Warner January 18, 2012

    Adelaide: Swashbuckling Australian opener David Warner says Sachin Tendulkar is the only inform batsman in a struggling Indian lineup in the ongoing Test series but he expects the rest to show some aggression in the fourth and final match starting January 24. "There might be a lot of people in their...
  • Dhoni gets oneTest ban for slow over rate January 15, 2012

    Perth: Perth: India skipper MS Dhoni's woes fail to cease in Australia as after a dismal run with the bat, he has been handed a oneTest ban for maintaining slow overrate in the third Test here, which India lost on the third day by an innings and 37 runs. Dhoni received...
  • Aussies are scared and not going to win: Sehwag January 26, 2008

    Adelaide: India fired their best shot after stumps on Saturday, accusing Australia of batting "scared" on the third day of the fourth Test when the hosts ground out an unspectacular innings that dented the visitors' victory ambitions. Australia reached 3223 by stumps in reply to India's 526, adding a cautious 260...
  • Why a Sachin ton inspires cricket | Yeh dil maange more January 24, 2008

    Thirtynine and counting. Sachin Tendulkar has been the subject of many debates, about whether he should retire or not, if he was losing his touch, or if he should also be clubbed with those who have outlived their utility. All of those debates were dumped in the trash as Adelaide rose...
  • At Adelaide, Sachin just wants to live the moment January 23, 2008

    Adelaide: How long will Sachin Tendulkar prolong his illustrious career may be a matter of speculation for experts and fans alike, but the champion batsman says he just 'wants to live in the moment' and enjoy the game without thinking too much about retirement. "To be honest, I haven't thought about...
  • War for Adelaide: 'Fabulous Five' await their day in the sun January 23, 2008

    Adelaide: On a roll, India will be keen to win the fourth and final Test against Australia, starting here Thursday, to end the series on a highly satisfying 22. Anil Kumble's team will also be looking to win successive Tests as India did here way back in 197778, the only...
  • Hayden to India: We'll show who is best January 22, 2008

    Adelaide: Australia's opening batsman Matthew Hayden says he is fit to play India in the fourth Test, starting Thursday, after a hamstring strain forced him out of the Perth Test last week. Melbourne's Herald Sun has reported that Hayden's streak of 86 consecutive Tests ended when he failed to pass a...
  • Two days before Adelaide Test, turmoil in Indian camp January 22, 2008

    Adelaide: The stunning omission of Indian batsman Sourav Ganguly from the OneDay team has thrown the tourists' preparation for the fourth IndiaAustralia Test into turmoil. Herald Sun has reported that several Indian players have still been coming to terms with the decision to drop Sourav Ganguly for next month's triangular OneDay...
  • We're still number one in cricket, say Aussies January 21, 2008

    Adelaide: Australia's cricketers have dismissed suggestions they are in danger of losing their place as the world's best team after their shock loss to India last week. Australia's critics have claimed the 72run defeat in Perth was the first real sign their golden era was drawing to a close as the...