Australian Media

  • Tendulkar greatest contemporary cricketer: Aus media October 11, 2013

    Melbourne: Sachin Tendulkar's impending retirement from Test cricket evoked unreserved admiration for the batting icon from the Australian media which described him the "deity of cricket" and one of the history's two greatest batsmen along with Don Bradman. With the headline 'Tendulkar departs as a deity of cricket', Sydney Morning Herald...
  • Australian media slams batsmen for surrender at Lord's July 20, 2013

    Sydney: Australia's newspapers on Saturday ripped into their team's feeble batting in the second Test against England, fearing the Ashes campaign might have unravelled in one catastrophic session at Lord's. Australia collapsed to 128 all out in reply to England's first innings 361 with the home side opting against enforcing...
  • Teen Ashton Agar holds Australia's Test hopes: Press July 14, 2013

    Sydney: Australia's newspapers are hoping debutant Ashton Agar can replicate his record-breaking first Test innings and guide his team to victory in the fluctuating first Ashes Test against England. While the media on Sunday highlighted yet more umpiring controversies that have dogged the series opener at Nottingham, commentators pointed to the...
  • Fast-track probe into royal prank call launched December 13, 2012

    Melbourne: Australia's media watchdog on Thursday launched a rare fast-track probe into the broadcast of a prank call by a Sydney-based radio station to a UK hospital treating pregnant Princess Kate that led to the death of an Indian-origin nurse. The hoax sparked global condemnation and the Australian Communications and Media...
  • Aus media hails Dravid as a gentleman cricketer March 10, 2012

    Melbourne: An Australian newspaper paid tribute to just-retired Rahul Dravid, praising him as not only one the greatest batsmen of his generation but also a gentleman and thinker of the game. Sydney Morning Herald heaped praise on Dravid, saying that his retirement on Friday from international cricket was a great loss...
  • Aus media slams 'disgraceful' Indians January 29, 2012

    Adelaide: The Australian media Saturday slammed the Indian cricket team for its "disgraceful lack of fight" in the 4-0 Test series whitewash by Australia and compared the gait of the visiting batting greats returning to the dressing room to "flag at half-mast". "India's lack of fight has been disgraceful but Australia's...
  • India bounced and bruised: Aus media December 30, 2011

    Melbourne: India were "bounced and bruised at the MCG", declared a gleeful Australian media which on Friday hailed their cricket team for their surprise humbling of the famed batting line-up of the visitors in the first Test here. The much vaunted Indian batting line-up came under attack from the Australian media...
  • Australian media says Kumble is the gentleman November 3, 2008

    Sydney: Australian media paid a rich tribute to retired India captain Anil Kumble, saying the leg-spinner was a 'true gentleman of the game.' "He leaves as the ultimate dusty-deck destroyer, Test cricket's third-highest wicket-taker and a reputation as one of the true gentlemen of the game," The Daily Telegraph wrote in...
  • Aus media slams the 2nd Test, calls it rotten January 7, 2008

    Melbourne: The controversy-ridden second cricket Test between India and Australia was a "rotten contest" from Day one and singularly failed to elevate the spirit of sportsmanship, the Australian media has said. The media sarcastically said the Sydney encounter was a match that will have been relished only by "rabid nationalists"...