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  • I would not like to see kids sledging on field: Glenn McGrath January 20, 2015

    Brisbane: Former fast bowling great Glenn McGrath says playing with a passion was a must for cricketers but he would not appreciate if kids are involved in fiery on-field spats. In the ongoing India's tour of Australia, six separate incidents have been reported for poor player behaviour with David Warner being...
  • Indian media slams David Warner's sledging antics January 20, 2015

    New Delhi: Indian media on Tuesday lashed out at David Warner over his repeated verbal clashes with Mahendra Singh Dhoni's touring team, demanding the aggressive Australian opener be reined in. "Brakes on motormouth Warner" and "Talkative Warner crosses the line" read two headlines in Indian newspapers after Warner was fined 50...
  • Steven Smith to lead Australia against England, David Warner rested January 20, 2015

    Melbourne: Steven Smith will lead Australia in Friday's tri-series match against England in absence of suspended George Bailey, Cricket Australia said on Tuesday. Opening batsman David Warner has also been rested from the one-day international at Hobart to recover from a sore hamstring, CA added in a statement. Shaun Marsh and Cameron...
  • David Warner warned by Cricket Australia to mend ways January 19, 2015

    Melbourne: Volatile Australian batsman David Warner was on Monday warned by his cricket Board boss to "stop looking for trouble" after he engaged in verbal spat with Indian opener Rohit Sharma during the tri-series match between their sides on Sunday. Warner was fined 50 per cent of his match fee from...
  • David Warner's 'thuggish' behaviour has gone too far: Martin Crowe January 19, 2015

    Brisbane: Slamming Australian opener David Warner for his 'thuggish' behaviour in recent times, former New Zealand captain Martin Crowe has said that it's time cricket takes a cue from football and introduces yellow and red cards for on-field misconduct. "Watching from the luxury of my couch and after hearing numerous accounts...
  • It won't get worse: Joe Root on verbal spats among players January 19, 2015

    Brisbane: The continuing on-field spats among players do not make for a good sight says Joe Root but the England batsman is sure that it would never deteriorate into cricketers punching each other like in some other sports. Indian and Australian cricketers were repeatedly involved in verbal spats in the recent...
  • Don't cross the line in aggression, Darren Lehmann tells Aussies January 19, 2015

    Melbourne: Australian cricket coach Darren Lehmann on Monday warned his wards against "crossing the line" in on-field aggression but conceded that the side would always "teeter pretty close" to the edge. The verbal spat between David Warner and Rohit Sharma during the tri-series cricket match yesterday, which Australia won by four...
  • David Warner fined over row with Rohit Sharma January 19, 2015

    Australian opener David Warner has been fined by the International Cricket Council (ICC) after an on-field dispute with Indian batsman Rohit Sharma during Sunday's one-day international in Melbourne. Australia won a thrilling match by four wickets but the result was marred by another ugly spat between the teams. Warner told reporters on...
  • Tri-Series heats up with Warner-Rohit spat at MCG January 18, 2015

    Melbourne: Tempers flared once again during the second one-dayer of the ongoing tri-series when Indian opener Rohit Sharma and Australian batsman David Warner got involved in a war of words at the MCG on Sunday. The incident happened in the 23rd over of India's innings, when Rohit pushed a James Faulkner...
  • I will be out there to take on India: David Warner January 17, 2015

    Concerns over David Warner's participation in the tri-series ODI against on India were allayed by the Australia opener himself as he said that his right hamstring is only "a little bit sore" and he will "get out there on Sunday." Warner scored a match-winning 127 off 115 balls in Australia's...
  • Tri-Series: David Warner ton steers Australia to easy win over England January 16, 2015

    Sydney: Continuing his blazing form, David Warner struck a scintillating hundred to guide Australia to a comfortable three-wicket victory over England in the opening match of the tri-nation One-day series, here on Friday. Batting first, England never really got the momentum after a top-order collapse despite skipper Eoin Morgan's brilliant counter-attacking...
  • David Warner has point to prove at World Cup, says Pat Cummins January 14, 2015

    Australia paceman Pat Cummins has backed opening batsman David Warner to carry his blistering Test form into the one-day arena at the cricket World Cup. Warner blasted three centuries in Australia's recent 2-0 Test series win over India, but he managed just the one half-century from five innings against South...
  • Australia balanced but interesting to see how they handle World Cup pressure January 13, 2015

    The Australia squad has been announced for this year's ICC Cricket World Cup 2015, and there is going to be some disappointment for the guys who missed out. But the ones, who got selected, have earned the right to be there. Like all the ICC Cricket World Cups, there are...
  • I have taken most bowlers down, says David Warner January 11, 2015

    Sydney: Australian opener David Warner on Sunday said there is no bowler in the World Cup he fears and he will be "arrogant" enough to say he has "taken most of them down". He also claimed that he played like a 'cowboy' against India in their Boxing Day Test match due...
  • As it happened: Australia vs India, Day 2, 4th Test January 7, 2015

    (For Blog, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Virat Kohli's first day as India's full-time Test captain ended on a sorry note as bowlers leaked runs at a canter and fielders spilled catches, which allowed Australia to race to a dominating 348 for 2 thanks to David Warner's third...
  • David Warner's touching tribute to 'little mate' Phillip Hughes January 6, 2015

    David Warner said he was in tears before he went out to score an emotional century to put Australia in a strong position in the final Test against India in Sydney on Tuesday. Warner, who was deeply affected by the tragic death of his close friend Phillip Hughes in November, mastered...
  • Good pitch and poor fielding helped Australia, feels David Warner January 6, 2015

    Sydney: Australian opener David Warner on Tuesday said that a good pitch coupled with India's poor bowling and fielding helped him score his third hundred of the series and place Australia at a commanding 348 for two at stumps on day one of the fourth and final Test. Warner hit 101...
  • Late batsman Phillip Hughes' plaque unveiled at SCG January 6, 2015

    Sydney: A plaque of late batsman Phillip Hughes was unveiled at the Members' stand of the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) on Tuesday to commemorate the much-loved 25-year-old Australian cricketer. Hughes was hit by a vicious bouncer during a domestic match at the SCG on November 25. He succumbed to the injuries...
  • David Warner may quit IPL to focus on Tests January 6, 2015

    Sydney: Australian opener David Warner is worried about mental fatigue that creeps in from playing non-stop cricket and said he might quit the Indian Premier League (IPL) to concentrate on Tests. "I pinch myself every day that I'm opening the batting for Australia in Test matches, especially on an occasion like...
  • 4th Test: Warner, Smith hammer poor India on Day 1 January 6, 2015

    Virat Kohli's first day as India's full-time Test captain ended on a sorry note as bowlers leaked runs at a canter and fielders spilled catches, which allowed Australia to race to a dominating 348 for 2 thanks to David Warner's third century of the series. Australia didn't hesitate to bat first...
  • Dhoni's absence gives Australia advantage: David Warner January 4, 2015

    Sydney: The sudden retirement of Mahendra Singh Dhoni, India's most capped and most successful Test captain, gives Australia an early advantage in the build-up to the fourth and final Test at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) beginning Tuesday, opener David Warner said on Sunday. "MS (Dhoni) thinks a lot about...
  • Let's see how aggressive is Virat Kohli as captain: David Warner January 4, 2015

    Sydney: The Australian mind games targetting India's new Test captain Virat Kohli continued on Sunday with opener David Warner saying that it would be interesting to see how "fiery" the batsman would be when he leads the side out in the fourth and final Test starting here on Tuesday. "I'd like...
  • If Virat Kohli wants to play aggressive, let him: David Warner December 29, 2014

    Melbourne: Unfazed by Virat Kohli's aggressive body language on the field and no-holds-barred criticism off it, Australian opener David Warner on Monday said the Indian is free to play the way he wishes and the ICC is there to manage if anybody crosses the line. Australia have the upperhand in the...
  • David Warner fails to take field after hand injury December 27, 2014

    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 December 26, 2014

    (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 December 25, 2014

    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 December 24, 2014

    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 December 24, 2014

    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...