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  • India A to tour Australia in July-August 11-04-2014 09:25 PM

    New Delhi: The Indian A team will tour Australia for two-four-day matches and a limited-over quadrangular cricket series from July 6 to August 2. The Indian A team will start their tour with two four-day games against Australia A at the Allan Border Field in Queensland before participating in the...
  • Australia pacer Ryan Harris to kick off coaching career 08-04-2014 08:57 AM

    Sydney: Australia paceman Ryan Harris, who has played a major role in his country's Test resurgence over the last year, is to turn his hand to bringing through the next generation after being appointed an assistant coach with the 'A' squad. The popular 34-year-old will help head coach Michael Di...
  • Prior injured as England tour match ends in draw 09-11-2013 01:39 PM

    Hobart: Matt Prior injured his calf while batting on Saturday and was unable to keep wicket for England in the visitors' rain-affected draw with Australia A. Prior felt stiffness in his lower leg when attempting a single while batting on the fourth day at Bellerive Oval. Joe Root took over...
  • Second day washed out in England Ashes tour match 07-11-2013 12:11 PM

    Hobart: Play was abandoned without a ball being bowled on the second day of England's four-day tour match against Australia A in Hobart on Thursday. Match umpires said play will start 30 minutes earlier on Friday's third day, although the weather forecast is for more rain. The Bellerive Oval pitch...
  • Cook, Carberry post 1st-day tons vs Australia A 06-11-2013 12:09 PM

    Hobart: England captain Alastair Cook and Michael Carberry pummeled the Australia A bowlers to post unbeaten centuries Wednesday on the first day of a four-day tour match as the tourists prepare for the first Ashes Test against Australia. Cook, who won the toss and elected to bat, notched 154 runs...
  • Strong Australia A side to face England 29-10-2013 08:58 AM

    Sydney: England will face a powerful batting line-up when they take on Australia A in Hobart next week, with in-form Usman Khawaja eager to secure a return to the Test side for the Ashes. The Pakistan-born batsman has another chance to stake his claim after struggling in the Ashes series...
  • 18-year-old Shreyas Iyer's 67-ball 109 helps India U-19 hammer Aussies 28-09-2013 10:43 AM

    Visakhapatnam: Shreyas Iyer smashed a quickfire century to help Indian under-19 beat Australia by 18 runs in a rain-curtailed encounter and enter the finals of the quadrangular tournament here on Friday. With this victory, India U-19 rounded off their league engagements unbeaten, winning all three of their matches. They had...
  • Tour by A teams helped SA players develop: Haroon Lorgat 28-08-2013 12:47 PM

    Johannesburg: Describing the winter international programme as a huge success, Cricket South Africa (CSA) chief executive Haroon Lorgat feels the recent tour by A sides of India and Australia has helped the upcoming South African players in their development. The programme for the hosts included a triangular ODI series involving...
  • Australia paceman Cummins suffers another injury setback 19-08-2013 03:32 PM

    Sydney: Young Australian fast bowler Pat Cummins has suffered a recurrence of a back injury and is expected to miss the return Ashes series against England in another setback to his injury-plagued career, Cricket Australia said on Monday. The 20-year-old, one of the most exciting talents in Australian cricket, made...
  • Jagmohan Dalmiya hails India A's tri-series victory 14-08-2013 11:01 PM

    Kolkata: After India A's tri-Series triumph in South Africa, BCCI interim chief Jagmohan Dalmiya on Wednesday praised the team's performance. "I congratulate all the members of the India A team for winning the tri-Series final in South Africa," Dalmiya said in a congratulatory message. Close on the heels of Team...
  • Australian seamers bowl India A out for 243 14-08-2013 04:35 PM

    Pretoria: After three run-feasts, India A's big hitters were reigned by an honest Australia A bowling attack in the final of the triangular series at the LC de Villiers Oval on Wednesday. Rohit Sharma and Cheteshwar Pujara were removed early, Suresh Raina was not allowed to flourish and Dinesh Karthik...
  • As it happened, India A vs Australia A: Tri-series final, Pretoria 14-08-2013 12:47 PM

    Read on for live updates of the tri-series final between India A and Australia A at the LC de Villiers Oval in Pretoria. India A have opted to bat. Updates are in order of the latest action; scroll to the bottom of the page for toss and team news. Australia...
  • All eyes on Dhawan as India A take on Australia A in final 13-08-2013 05:02 PM

    Pretoria: A confident India A, boosted by Shikhar Dhawan's brilliant double century, will take on their consistent Australian counterparts in what promises to be a high-scoring tri-series final on an absolute featherbed at the LC de Villiers Stadium here Wednesday. India have lost both their round robin league matches against...
  • Injured Cummins sent back from South Africa 12-08-2013 01:30 PM

    Injury-prone Australian fast bowler Pat Cummins has returned home from Australia A's tour of South Africa after complaining of back pain. Cummins considered to be an exciting fast-bowling prospect has failed to add to his one Test match he played against South Africa in 2011. The Australia A physio Kevin...
  • Finch century in vain as South Africa A beat Australia A 10-08-2013 09:34 PM

    Pretoria: Captain Aaron Finch's 119 went in vain as South Africa A beat Australia A by 19 runs in a round-robin match of the tri-series here on Saturday. Opener Finch ran out of partners and he was the last man out in Australia A's run chase of 253 for a...
  • Late wickets give Australia A seven-run win over India A 08-08-2013 05:47 PM

    Pretoria: Indian batsmen failed to hold their nerves during slog overs as they lost to Australia A by seven runs in an exciting opening encounter of the tri-Series tournament between 'A' teams here on Thursday. Allrounder Glenn Maxwell's magnificent unbeaten 145 off 99 balls helped Australia score a stiff 298...
  • Formidable India A up against talented Aussies in opener 07-08-2013 06:50 PM

    Pretoria: A formidable India 'A' with a lot of senior team regulars will be facing an upbeat Australia 'A' in their first match of the tri-series cricket tournament here on Thursday. A keen contest can be expected as some of India's established youngsters like Cheteshwar Pujara, Shikhar Dhawan, Rohit Sharma...
  • Sourav Ganguly hails India 'A' tour to SA 31-07-2013 09:06 PM

    Kolkata: Former captain Sourav Ganguly on Wednesday hailed the BCCI's intiative for India 'A' team's tour to South Africa ahead of the gruelling Test series. "A team is going ahead of the Test series, so that's a good preparation. This team has a potential," Ganguly told reporters after attening CAB's...
  • Heated sledging sparks more trouble for David Warner 27-07-2013 08:41 PM

    Sydney: Controversial Australian batsman David Warner had to be separated from South Africa A wicketkeeper Thami Tsolekile during his 33-run second innings on Saturday. The umpires intervened twice at LC de Villiers Oval in South Africa's Highveld city Pretoria after sledging between the pair became heated for the second consecutive...
  • Warner hits century for Australia A in South Africa 24-07-2013 07:05 PM

    Cape Town: David Warner sent a clear signal on Wednesday of his potential to ease Australia's Ashes batting crisis after smashing 193 for Australia A against their South African counterparts. Warner was dispatched to southern Africa from the tour of England to find some form after being suspended for punching...
  • Ahmed, Sandhu in Australia A tour of Africa 19-06-2013 12:05 PM

    Sydney: Pakistan-born legspinner Fawad Ahmed was on Wednesday named on the Australia A squad for a tour of Africa beginning next month, despite also being in contention for selection for the Ashes series against England. Ahmed was added to the 15-man squad for the July and August tour along with...
  • Fawad Ahmed wicketless in opening Australia A stint 17-06-2013 08:24 AM

    Belfast: Australia leg-spin hope and possible Ashes call-up Fawad Ahmed went wicketless in his first representative bowling stint for his adopted country on Sunday. The former Pakistani asylum-seeker, who did not bat in Australia's A first innings 312 for 9 declared against Ireland in Belfast, returned figures of none for...
  • Peter Siddle scores maiden first-class century against Scotland 09-06-2013 12:16 AM

    London: Bowler Peter Siddle claimed his maiden first-class century as Australia A dominated Scotland on the second day of their four-day match in Edinburgh on Saturday. Australia resumed on 335 for six at The Grange and Siddle made an unbeaten 103 before the tourists declared on 372 for eight. It...
  • Haddin shines as Australia A dominate Scotland 08-06-2013 08:18 AM

    Edinburgh: Australia 'A' captain Brad Haddin hit a century as the tourists recovered from a slow start to reach 335 for 6 at the end of the first day of their four-day tour match against Scotland in Edinburgh. The Australian reserves were struggling at 23 for 2 after Jordan Silk...
  • Fawad Ahmed gets Cricket Australia call-up 06-06-2013 08:14 AM

    Sydney: Former Pakistan asylum-seeker Fawad Ahmed moved a step closer to playing in the Ashes against England after being rushed into the Australia A squad for their tour of Britain on Thursday. "Fawad is a spin bowler of interest and we look forward to seeing how he performs for Australia...
  • Pat Cummins to recuperate in England with Australia A 10-05-2013 11:17 AM

    Sydney: Young fast bowler Pat Cummins will travel with the Australia A squad on their tour of England as part of his recuperation from a back injury but will not play any matches, Cricket Australia said on Friday. Cummins, who turned 20 on Wednesday, is the great hope of Australian...
  • Shaun Marsh out with hamstring injury 17-02-2013 03:39 PM

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