Australia vs India

  • Acclimatization key to India's success in Australia, says Kasprowicz 16 hours 42 minutes ago

    Hyderabad: Adjusting to the conditions and improvising quickly to challenging situations would be the key to India's success in what promises to be a tough tour Down Under come December, feels former Australia pacer Michael Kasprowicz. Kasprowicz feels Indian team is "talented" but it would have to be at its best...
  • Australia pacer Ryan Harris eyes India series for comeback from injury September 3, 2014

    Melbourne: Recovering from a knee surgery, Australian pacer Ryan Harris is eyeing a return to international cricket in the series against India this year. "Don't talk months; I've been talking months for a while now. I'm hoping to be back for at least the first Sheffield Shield game for Queensland (starting...
  • Things pretty bad for India, lots of problems to solve: McGrath August 18, 2014

    New Delhi: Australian pace legend Glenn McGrath feels that India will have a tough time during their upcoming tour of Australia at the end of this year after their disastrous show in England. "I think Indians are going to have a very tough time in Australia. Last time, when the two...
  • India will have a tough time touring Australia: Shane Watson April 16, 2014

    Mumbai: Australia were blanked 0-4 by India in their away tour last year, but their allrounder Shane Watson on Wednesday said that his side would be hard to beat when the same opponents tour Down Under for a four-match Test series later this year. Watson's optimism stems from the fact that...
  • CA declares Test venues for 2014-15 India series September 11, 2013

    Cricket Australia (CA) on Wednesday confirmed the venues for the four Test matches against India in the 2014-15 season. Adelaide, Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne will host the four matches, while Perth missed out on a possible option. Announcing the schedule, CA Chief Executive said the venues were decided considering the complex...
  • India head home after disastrous tour March 3, 2012

    Brisbane: The vanquished Indian cricket team, barring a couple of players, traced its way back to home on Saturday, drawing curtains on a disastrous Australian tour during which it lost more than it gained. As soon as Sri Lanka pipped Australia at the post in Melbourne last night, the reservation plans...
  • Ind v Aus, Match 10: As it happened February 26, 2012

    India's Innings 40th over: It's over for India. Kumar is bowled by Doherty. India fall short by 87 runs. With the defeat, they are almost out out of the CB series. They now need to beat Sri Lanka in their next match with a bonus point. If they do that, they...
  • Improve or face consequences: Arthur February 18, 2012

    Brisbane: Livid after consecutive losses in the ODI tri-series, Australia coach Mickey Arthur on Saturday said the side and its "jaded" stand-in skipper Ricky Ponting would have to face the consequences if they don't atone for the defeats with an improved performance against India here on Sunday. "If I have to...
  • Michael Clarke likely to miss India ODI February 17, 2012

    Sydney: Australia captain Michael Clarke said on Friday that he was unlikely to recover in time for Sunday's one-day international match of the ongoing triangular series against India in Brisbane. Clarke, who injured his hamstring during the last-over loss to India in Adelaide last week, missed Friday's match against Sri Lanka...
  • BCCI rejects inquiry into Test-series debacle February 14, 2012

    Chennai: India suffered a humiliating 0-4 Test series whitewash against Australia last month and had the dubious distinction of losing their eighth successive match overseas but the Cricket Board on Monday ruled out any inquiry into the performance of the team in the disastrous tour. Board President N Srinivasan said there...
  • Doherty expecting Indian backlash at Adelaide February 11, 2012

    Adelaide: The Australians have dominated India so far but spinner Xavier Doherty on Saturday said his team would have to be on guard as the resurgent visitors might hit back strongly when the two teams clash for the second time in the ODI cricket tri-series here on Sunday. India put up...
  • Slater rates Kohli as best young batsman February 10, 2012

    Perth: Former Australia opener Michael Slater is mighty impressed with Virat Kohli's technique and reckoned he is the best young batsman in world cricket today. "The thing that impresses me about Kohli is his technique. If you look at all the upcoming batsmen in the world, they have techniques for...
  • Aussie pacers will be tested overseas: Clarke February 10, 2012

    Perth: Australian captain Michael Clarke says his team's on-the-rise pace battery, which brought a formidable Indian batting line-up to its knees, will truly be considered intimidating after it performs on foreign pitches. "I think the fact we've seen so many young guys come in and do well, automatically we think the...
  • India may rest Tendulkar against Australia February 9, 2012

    Perth: India on Thursday looked set to extend star batsman Sachin Tendulkar's long wait for his elusive 100th international century by resisting calls to scrap their top-order rotation policy. Captain MS Dhoni would not confirm if Tendulkar would be rested for Sunday's tri-series game against Australia, but said India would continue...
  • Aussie bowlers have proved themselves February 7, 2012

    Former Aussie bowler Damien Fleming feels Australia have good depth in pace department with Pat Cummins and James Pattinson. ...
  • 'Aus in good shape, India disappointing' February 6, 2012

    Former Australian captain Steve Waugh reflects upon India's dismal performance and the wait for Tendulkar's century. ...
  • World champions found wanting February 6, 2012

    They say that history repeats itself, but only few had thought that it would repeat so quickly for the Indian team. It's the third occasion, when India started their campaign in Melbourne on a positive note, only to lose the fizz as the match progressed, except in the second Twenty20...
  • Dhoni blames spinners for loss February 5, 2012

    Melbourne: Captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Sunday pulled up his spinners for bowling too many loose deliveries, which he said was the main reason for India's 65-run thrashing by Australia in the first match of the cricket tri-series here. Australia were 35 for two in 11 overs when rain stopped play...
  • India crushed in tri-series opener February 6, 2012

    Melbourne: Team India capitulated to 151 all out, giving Australia a 65-run win in the rain affected opening match of the Commonwealth Bank tri-series in Melbourne on Sunday. Clint McKay took 4-20 as the visitors lost complete interest in the match after the rain break and never looked close to...
  • Bailey as T20 skipper, not amusing: Chappell February 5, 2012

    Melbourne: Former Australian skipper Ian Chappell feels the national team's captaincy has been devalued by the appointment of rookie George Bailey as Twenty20 skipper. "Twenty20 might be the shortest form of the game and viewed as rock'n'roll cricket, but that's no reason to start devaluing the Australian captaincy," Chappell said of...
  • Lee out of tri-series with broken foot February 5, 2012

    Melbourne: The Australian cricket team suffered a massive blow on Sunday after its veteran pace spearhead Brett Lee was ruled out of the entire ODI tri-series against India and Sri Lanka due to a broken foot. The 35-year-old pacer will remain out of action for four to six weeks, also leaving...
  • T20 format could crush everything: Jones February 4, 2012

    Melbourne: Twenty20 cricket is like a runaway train, which would crush everything including Test and One-day cricket, if not controlled properly, warned former Australian cricketer Dean Jones. Jones said the kind of money which private T20 leagues are offering are too good to resist and the ICC must pay well players,...
  • Took long coming, but India have won February 4, 2012

    New Delhi: The spring was back in their stride and the Tricolour was fluttering again as Team India came out of a hiding to register their first overseas win after sixteen straight defeats dating back to the England tour last August. They beat Australia in a T20. A brimming Duncan Fletcher...
  • 'Early wickets pushed Aussies on backfoot' February 3, 2012

    Melbourne: Indian allrounder Ravindra Jadeja on Friday said early wickets and fours run-outs made all the difference in his side's eight-wicket win over Australia in second Twenty20 International against Australia here. "The turning point was early wickets and the run-outs we managed. It kept them (Australia) on the backfoot and we...
  • Dhoni hails exceptional fielding for win February 3, 2012

    Melbourne: India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni was full of praise for his side's "exceptional" work on the field in the second Twenty20 International against Australia here on Friday, which helped the visitors' register their first win in the ongoing tour. An agile India on Friday effected as many as four run...
  • Aus vs Ind, 2nd T20: as it happened February 3, 2012

    India Innings 20th over Gambhir (56 not out) leads India to an 8-wicket win with two balls to go. Their first win on this tour. The left-hander closes out the match with a four. MS Dhoni remains unbeaten on 21. With the win, the Indians have levelled the 2-match T20...
  • Sri Lanka-invitational side match rained out February 3, 2012

    Canberra: Sri Lanka's warmup match ahead of its tri-series limited-overs tournament with Australia and India has been rained out. Sri Lanka was to have played a Prime Minister's XI invitational team captained by Australia wicketkeeper Brad Haddin, who has been dropped from the national team for the start of the tri-series. But...
  • Warner's switch hit ignites debate February 2, 2012

    Melbourne: Explosive Australian batsman David Warner's sensational 100m switch hit for a six in the first Twenty20 International against India in Sydney has reignited debate over the legality of the shot. Former Australia Test captain Mark Taylor, who is a member of the ICC cricket committee that advises on rules, argued...
  • India hope to avoid second whitewash February 2, 2012

    Melbourne A Test series whitewash and a Twenty20 loss later, India are back in Melbourne – from where things started getting awfully wrong for the visitors since the Boxing Day Test. Still licking the wounds inflicted by five embarrassing defeats in Australia so far, India will strive for their first...