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  • David Warner fails to take field after hand injury Yesterday

    Melbourne: David Warner on Saturday failed to take field against India in the ongoing Boxing Day cricket Test after the Australian opener suffered a nasty blow on his right forearm at the MCG nets. Warner, who injured his left thumb at the Gabba last week, was hit by a Peter Siddle...
  • As it happened: Australia vs India, 3rd Test, Day 1 3 days ago

    (For Live Blog updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Preview: With all the hopes of a first series triumph in Australia dashed after defeats in the first two Tests, India have an unenviable task of avoiding the prospect of relinquishing their grip on the Border-Gavaskar Trophy as another...
  • David Warner credits fiancee for career revival 3 days ago

    Melbourne: Australian opener David Warner has credited fiancee Candice Falzon for making him focus on his cricket and helping him mature not only as a person but also as a player. Warner, who is enjoying his first Christmas as a father, feels that the responsibility of the two relationships has made...
  • Phillip Hughes' tragic passing still haunts David Warner 4 days ago

    Australian opening batsman David Warner says the tragic loss of Phillip Hughes still haunts him every time he sees a batsman struck on the head by a cricket ball. Warner was standing at gully when Hughes was felled by a bouncer at the SCG in a Sheffield Shield match last month,...
  • Team India face uphill task against Australia in Boxing Day Test 4 days ago

    Melbourne: Australia fast bowler Josh Hazlewood says his team's refusal to be intimidated by India's verbal sledges and physical play during the second Test will give them an advantage when the teams meet again on Friday in the third Test at the Melbourne Cricket Ground. India greeted Australia fast bowler Mitchell...
  • David Warner, Shane Watson shake off injury fears for 3rd Australia vs India Test 4 days ago

    Melbourne: Opener David Warner and allrounder Shane Watson both took part in training on Wednesday as injury scares eased for Australia ahead of the Boxing Day Test against India. The pair returned to the fray during a Christmas Eve session at the Melbourne Cricket Ground. Warner, batting for the first time since...
  • Team India's pride at stake against Australia in Boxing Day Test 5 days ago

    With all hope of a first series triumph in Australia gone after defeats in the first two Tests, India need to draw on their reserves of pride and motivation to avoid a seventh straight Test loss on the Australian soil this week. The defeat in the first two Tests in Australia...
  • David Warner says he will be fit for third Test against India 5 days ago

    Melbourne: Opening batsman Dave Warner says an injured thumb will not prevent him playing in Australia's third cricket Test against India from Friday. Warner was struck on the thumb while batting in the second innings of the second Test at Brisbane but told reporters Monday he will not be forced out...
  • Shane Watson forced to leave Australia training by bouncer blow 6 days ago

    Australian all-rounder Shane Watson was forced to cut short his training session in the Melbourne Cricket Ground nets after being hit on the helmet by a bouncer on Tuesday, three days before the start of the third Test against India. Watson, under pressure for his place at number three in the...
  • Boxing Day test of India's resolve in Melbourne 6 days ago

    With all hope of a first series triumph in Australia gone after defeats in the first two Tests, India need to draw on their reserves of pride and motivation to avoid a seventh straight Test loss on Australian soil this week. If the tourists can retain the fighting spirit that has...
  • Injury worries to Mitchell Marsh, David Warner cloud Boxing Day Test December 20, 2014

    Brisbane: Injuries worries to in-form opener David Warner and allrounder Mitchell Marsh may affect Australia's plans for the third cricket Test which gets underway at Melbourne on Boxing Day. Warner, who had cracked twin centuries in the first Test, was hit at the thumb by a rising delivery from India's pacer...
  • Chanderpaul enters South Africa series under pressure in rankings December 15, 2014

    Dubai: Veteran West Indies left-hander Shivnarine Chanderpaul will enter the opening Test against South Africa starting on Wednesday, with his top three spot in the world batting rankings under threat. In the latest rankings released on Sunday, Chanderpaul remained third but had Australian shot-maker David Warner breathing down his neck in...
  • Warner, Dhawan and Kohli fined for breaching Code of Conduct December 13, 2014

    Dubai: Australia's David Warner and India duo Shikhar Dhawan and Virat Kohli were on Saturday found guilty of breaching the ICC Code of Conduct during the fourth day?s play in the first cricket Test, which the hosts won by 48 runs. Warner and Dhawan were fined 15 and 30 per cent...
  • Insipid batting lets Virat Kohli down as Nathan Lyon spins Australia to victory over India December 13, 2014

    Indian skipper Virat Kohli was the star of the show for a majority of the final day but was ultimately upstaged by Australian off-spinner Nathan Lyon who spun his team to an emotional 48-run victory in the first Test at Adelaide. Kohli, captaining the Indian Test team for the first...
  • As it happened: Australia vs India, 1st Test, Day 5 December 13, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page.) Day 4 Round-up: David Warner's brilliant century helped Australia into the driver's seat in the first Test against India at the Adelaide Oval. Australia finished day four on Friday at 290 for 5 and are leading by 363 runs. Steven Smith...
  • Verbal spat, belligerent Warner and gyrate Lyon spice up Adelaide Test December 12, 2014

    The Indian batting led by Virat Kohli was good enough to save the follow-on but just when a lot of Indian fans were queuing up to watch a "Rohit Sharma Special", as most us would like from him, India succumbed to a total well short of Australia on Day 4...
  • David Warner claps on seeing Abbott's bowling figures on scoreboard December 12, 2014

    Adelaide: While he was leaving his imprint as a prolific scorer with yet another Test ton, David Warner also showed his support for Sean Abbott when the opener clapped after seeing the New South Wales (NSW) pacer's bowling figures on the Adelaide Oval scoreboard on Friday. Abbott's bouncer to Hughes in...
  • This is the best form of my life, says David Warner December 12, 2014

    Adelaide: He might have made scoring look easy on the Adelaide track by notching centuries in each innings, but David Warner said that the pitch is not placid anymore and his team is determined to take all 10 Indian wickets on the final day of first cricket Test on Saturday. Warner...
  • 1st Test: David Warner ton puts Australia in control on Day 4 December 12, 2014

    David Warner's brilliant century helped Australia into the driver's seat in the first Test against India at the Adelaide Oval. Australia finished day four on Friday at 290 for 5 and are leading by 363 runs. Steven Smith and Brad Haddin were batting on 52 and 14 respectively when stumps...
  • Majestic David Warner completes 1000 runs in 2014 December 12, 2014

    Adelaide: Australia's David Warner on Friday completed 1000 runs in 2014 en route to his century in the second innings of the first cricket Test against India, becoming the first opener to achieve the feat in one calendar year since England skipper Alastair Cook in 2012. The left-handed batsman achieved the...
  • David Warner, Varun Aaron in war of words over no-ball dismissal December 12, 2014

    Adelaide: A dash of spice was finally added to what has been an emotionally-charged first India-Australia cricket Test when David Warner and Varun Aaron got involved in a war of words after the home batsman was called back by the umpire following a no-ball dismissal on Friday. The incident took place...
  • Greg Chappell backs David Warner to be next Australian captain December 11, 2014

    Adelaide: Former Australian skipper Greg Chappell has backed explosive opener David Warner to be the next captain of the national cricket team. Chronic back and hamstring injuries have raised concerns over current captain Clarke's short and long-term future. Warner, however, would be a bold selection as he hasn't always been a choir...
  • As it happened: Australia vs India, 1st Test, Day 3 December 11, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page.) Day 2 Round-up: On a rain-curtailed day, Michael Clarke scored a fine 128 while Steven Smith finished with an unbeaten 162 to put Australia in command. The hosts ended Day 2 of the first Test at 517/7. Indian bowlers were out...
  • As it happened: India vs Australia, 1st Test, Day 2 December 10, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page.) Day 1 Round-up: India picked up three late wickets to pull things back on day one of the first Adelaide Test on Tuesday after a splendid batting display by Australian opener David Warner (145), skipper Michael Clarke (60 retired hurt)...
  • Varun Aaron, Mohammad Shami could have done better with new ball: Ajit Agarkar December 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Notwithstanding a difficult day in office for India's fast bowlers against Australia, former paceman Ajit Agarkar feels the new-ball attack of Varun Aaron and Mohammad Shami looked good even though they let it slip against David Warner in "tough conditions". "To start off with Aaron and Shami are good....
  • David Warner hails Adelaide ton as his best ever December 9, 2014

    Adelaide: Coming in the wake of Phillip Hughes' tragic death, an emotional David Warner on Tuesday said his innings of 145 runs on day one of the first cricket Test against India was the "best knock" of his career and would stay with him for the rest of his life....
  • Karn's inclusion beyond debate, Warner proves his class once again December 9, 2014

    Adelaide Oval, for some reason has always produced great batting-friendly conditions and the first Test match between Australia and India was no different. The pitch looked dry and with the sun beating down, whatever moisture there was early on vanished very quickly. Michal Clarke won the toss and elected to bat...
  • Warner pays tribute to 'friend' Hughes with a classy ton in Adelaide December 9, 2014

    David Warner paid tribute to his friend and team-mate Phillip Hughes, by scoring a scintillating century against India in the first Test in Adelaide. Warner blasted a quickfire century off 106 balls, firing up an emotional Adelaide Oval crowd after solemn tributes to Hughes. Warner, who was present when Hughes was...
  • 1st Test: Australia 354/6 after Warner ton, India strike late to hit back December 9, 2014

    India picked up three late wickets to pull things back on day one of the first Adelaide Test on Tuesday after a splendid batting display by Australian opener David Warner (145), skipper Michael Clarke (60 retired hurt) and Steve Smith (72*). The day began with 63 claps in honour of late...