AUSTRALIA VS INDIA

  • Australia-India first Test postponed, new date yet to be announced 1 hour 25 minutes ago

    The first Test match between Australia and India in Brisbane will not start on December 4 as scheduled, Cricket Australia announced on Saturday. The details of the opening Test are still to be determined. "These are extraordinary circumstances and we simply couldn't or wouldn't expect our players to be emotionally ready...
  • Allan Border wants first Test to be pushed back by 3 days 1 hour 41 minutes ago

    Melbourne: Former captain Allan Border feels next week's first Test between India and Australia should be pushed back by three days so that the players can take part in the funeral of Phillip Hughes. Border said the first Test, which is scheduled to begin on December 4, should go on but...
  • I don't think it's right to play Brisbane Test, says Ponting 5 hours 21 minutes ago

    Former captain Ricky Ponting does not think it would be right for Australia's first Test against India in Brisbane next week to go ahead following the death of Phillip Hughes. No decision has yet been made over whether the game at the Gabba will start on schedule on Thursday and Ponting...
  • India in Australia: 1st Test may be delayed, Aus players need time after Hughes tragedy 15 hours 18 minutes ago

    The first Test between India and Australia is all set to be rescheduled as three of the senior Aussie cricketers in Shane Watson, David Warner and Brad Haddin are amongst those who have already said that they are not in perfect state of mind to return to competitive cricket. According to...
  • First Test between Ind-Aus should go ahead: former Australia's skippers Yesterday

    Sydney: Former skippers Ian Chappell and Mark Taylor feel next week's first Test between India and Australia in Brisbane should go ahead as it would help the cricketers and the fans to come out and share the mourning of the loss of Phillip Hughes. The cricket world was left devastated on...
  • Australia-India Test still in limbo after Phillip Hughes' death Yesterday

    Emotions were still too raw in the wake of the death of Phillip Hughes to make a decision on whether to go ahead with next week's first Test against India, Cricket Australia chief executive James Sutherland said on Friday. Indian cricket officials were being kept closely informed, Sutherland added, and had...
  • India's practice match against CA XI cancelled to honour Phillip Hughes Yesterday

    Adelaide: The two-day tour match between the Cricket Australia (CA) XI and India was cancelled as a mark of respect for Australian batsman Phillip Hughes, who died Thursday after being hit by a bouncer in a domestic first-class match. "CA today advises that the two-day tour match between CA XI and...
  • Cricket Australia, BCCI need to decide fate of first Test: Gavaskar Yesterday

    New Delhi: Phillip Hughes' sad demise barely a week before the first India and Australia Test has put a question mark over the series opener and batting great Sunil Gavaskar feels the onus now is on the cricket boards of the two nations to decide whether to call off the...
  • Phillip Hughes death casts doubts on first India Test Yesterday

    The shocking death of batsman Phillip Hughes on Thursday has cast doubts on whether the first Test between Australia and India will go ahead in Brisbane next week. A two-day tour match between India and a Cricket Australia XI in Adelaide was called off following the announcement of the 25-year-old's death,...
  • India's tour match with CA XI suspended after Hughes' death 2 days ago

    Adelaide: The first day of India's two-day tour match against a Cricket Australia XI that was scheduled to start on Friday has been called off as players mourn the death of Australian Test batsman Phillip Hughes. India players were informed of Hughes' death on Thursday as they trained at the Adelaide...
  • Cricket greats say Australia-India Test should go ahead 2 days ago

    Sydney: Cricket greats Allan Border and Ian Healy on Thursday said Australia's Test against India next week should go ahead despite players struggling to deal with Phillip Hughes' shocking head injury. Preparations for the first Test in Brisbane, due to start next Thursday, have taken a back seat since Hughes was...
  • 'Allow players to skip first India Test amid Phil Hughes tragedy' 2 days ago

    Sydney: Australian batsman Phillip Hughes remained in critical condition in a Sydney hospital on Thursday, almost two days after being knocked out by a cricket ball and undergoing emergency surgery. Dozens of cricketers, including Australia captain Michael Clarke, have spent time at the 25-year-old Hughes' bedside at St. Vincent's Hospital in...
  • India in Australia: No. 6, third pacer up for debate after first tour game 3 days ago

    India had a decent workout during their first two days in office on the tour of Australia. Every bowler deployed got among wickets, India bowled out the opponents and then the batting unit had a good hit with five of them scoring half-centuries. Albeit the visitors faced a Cricket Australia XI...
  • Cricket Australia to probe Michael Clarke selection row 3 days ago

    Melbourne: Cricket Australia boss James Sutherland will grill Michael Clarke and national team selectors after a bizarre breakdown in communication over the injured captain's availability for the first Test against India next week. Selectors on Monday named the injured skipper in a 12-man squad for the Brisbane Test with the provision...
  • Tour Game: India draw with CA XI after valuable batting practice 4 days ago

    Adelaide: India made a positive start to their tour of Australia after rounding off the practice game against Cricket Australia XI with an allround performance as the two-day match ended in a draw here on Tuesday. At the Gliderol Stadium, the visitors finished at 363 for 8 declared after 91 overs...
  • Michael Clarke ruled out of first Test against India: reports 4 days ago

    Adelaide: On a collision course with Cricket Australia over his fitness, injured skipper Michael Clarke has been reportedly ruled out of the opening Test against India, following his failure to recover well to play in the two-day tour game in Adelaide starting on Friday. Cricket Australia had made it clear that...
  • Michael Clarke has no plans to quit despite injuries 4 days ago

    Australia captain Michael Clarke has no intention of retiring from international cricket in the next 12 months as he continues to battle a chronic back problem that could rule him out of next week's first test against India. "No I don't (have any plans to retire in the next 12 months),"...
  • Michael Clarke in limbo as cricket board digs in heels 4 days ago

    A bizarre standoff between Michael Clarke and selectors over the Australia captain's hopes of playing the first Test against India next week remained unresolved on Tuesday after the nation's cricket board dug in its heels. Selectors named the injured skipper in a 12-man squad on Monday for the Brisbane Test with...
  • As it happened: CA XI vs Indians, Tour Game 1, Day 2 4 days ago

    (For Live updates scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 1 Roundup: Not usually do you see Indians high-fiving on the opening day of a cricket tour to Australia. But the Gliderol Stadium in Adelaide saw that, as Indian bowlers left Monday morning blues in bed and turned up...
  • Tour Game: India allay bowling worries by knocking over CA XI 4 days ago

    Not usually do you see Indians high-fiving on the opening day of a cricket tour to Australia. But the Gliderol Stadium in Adelaide saw that, as Indian bowlers left Monday morning blues in bed and turned up for work in style. In an ideal scenario, India would have wanted their batsmen...
  • India in Australia, Tour Game: Indian bowlers shine on Day 1 5 days ago

    Adelaide: India's fast bowlers led by Varun Aaron made full use of the seamer-friendly conditions, as they dismissed an inexperienced Cricket Australia XI for 219 on the first day of their opening two-day warm-up fixture, here on Monday. All the Indian bowlers were among wickets as Aaron, who worked up good...
  • Injured Steve Smith likely to be fit ahead of first Test against India 5 days ago

    Melbourne: Steve Smith was ruled out of Tuesday's Sheffield Shield match but is still likely to play for Australia in the first Test against India, starting December 4, after picking up a quad strain, Cricket Australia announced on Monday. Smith guided Australia to a remarkable win in the fifth One-Day International...
  • Michael Clarke in Australia squad for first Test against India 5 days ago

    Brisbane: Michael Clarke has been selected to lead Australia in the first Test against India despite concerns over back and hamstring injuries that forced him out of the limited-overs series win over South Africa. Australia selectors announced the 12-man squad on Monday for the December 4-8 match, including Clarke subject to...
  • As it happened: Cricket Australia XI vs Indians, Day 1 5 days ago

    (For Live updates scroll down to the bottom of the page) TOSS: Cricket Australia XI opted to bat against Indians. Teams: CA XI: Matthew Short, Ryan Carters(wk), Ashton Turner(c), Seb Gotch, Nick Stevens, Kelvin Smith, Alexander Gregory, Jonte Pattison, Josh Lalor, David Moody, Harry Conway, Sam Grimwade Indians: Murali Vijay, Shikhar Dhawan, Cheteshwar Pujara,...
  • My captaincy success depends on team-mates: Kohli 5 days ago

    Sydney: Virat Kohli says his team-mates will determine the success or otherwise of his captaincy when he takes charge of India in place of Mahendra Singh Dhoni for the first Test against Australia next month. The 26-year-old batsman will make his Test captaincy bow in Brisbane on December 4 while Dhoni...
  • Don't judge Kohli's captaincy by just one Test: Azharuddin 6 days ago

    New Delhi: India's stand-in-skipper Virat Kohli is facing baptism by fire in the first Test against Australia in Brisbane next month, but former Indian captain Mohammad Azharuddin feels the result of this one match should not be the basis for passing a judgement on his leadership skills. "You should not be...
  • Burnt-out Brad Haddin thought of quitting cricket 6 days ago

    Melbourne: He could be leading Australia against India in the upcoming Test series if Michael Clarke fails to recover in time from injury but Brad Haddin himself felt so drained physically and mentally not too long back that he contemplated quitting cricket. In a 'Daily Telegraph' report quoting rugby player Tom...
  • Couple of two-day matches not sufficient to open Australia tour, says Ganguly 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Not really impressed with the preparation that India will have going into the Test series against Australia, former captain Sourav Ganguly on Sunday said a couple of two-day practice games are just not enough. India will start the Test series against Australia on December 4 and play two practice...
  • Problems persist for Dhoni in Tests but can win World Cup: Sourav Ganguly 6 days ago

    Former India captain Sourav Ganguly feels Mahendra Singh Dhoni, who won the World Cup for India in 2011 after 28 long years, should stay at the helm for the team to defend their title in the 2015 World Cup in Australia and New Zealand. During the Test series in England, which...