Day 4

  • England uneasy about facing me, says Johnson December 29, 2013

    Melbourne: Manoftheseries Mitchell Johnson says he and Kevin Pietersen are "passionate" competitors and he enjoyed his confrontation with the England batsman during the fourth Ashes Test. Johnson picked up his third manofthematch award in Australia's eightwicket victory on Sunday. It leaves the beleaguered tourists trailing 04 heading into this week's final Sydney...
  • 1st Test: India look to pile on the lead on day four December 21, 2013

    Johannesburg: India will take field on day four with their tail up after posting 284 for 2 at stumps on day three with a lead of 320 runs. The bowlers started the day strongly by wiping away the South African tail cheaply and then the Indian batsmen virtually took the...
  • As it happened: The Ashes: 2nd Test, Day 4 December 8, 2013

    (For ballbyball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 3 roundup: Mitchell Johnson tormented England by taking seven wickets with some fearsome fast bowling and Australia's batsmen compounded the pressure by extending the lead to 530 runs with two days remaining in the second Ashes Test. It was a...
  • New Zealand vs England, 1st Test, Day 4: As it happened March 9, 2013

    Live updates from day four of the first Test between New Zealand and England at University Oval, Dunedin. England, 2nd innings: End of Day 4: 234 for 1 England showed a great fightback in the second innings after the poor show in the first innings. Both the openers Nick Compton and Alastair...
  • BCCI concerned by poor show in Australia January 27, 2012

    New Delhi: With India staring at their second consecutive overseas series whitewash, the BCCI expressed concern at the lacklusture performance of the Indian team in Australia and said corrective measures will be taken after the series. "Our players have not been able to perform overseas in the last two series, and...
  • Pattinson impresses with allround show December 30, 2011

    Melbourne: Australia's new fast bowling star James Pattinson continued his meteoric rise with a ManoftheMatch allround performance in the first Test thrashing of India in Melbourne on Thursday. Pattinson, just 21, has made a huge impression in his three Tests this season and picked up his second ManoftheMatch award with six...
  • Ganguly praises Clarke for faith in seniors December 29, 2011

    Melbourne: Australia skipper Michael Clarke's faith in his underfire senior pros Ricky Ponting and Mike Hussey went a long way in securing his team's crushing 122run win over India in the first Test in Melbourne on Thursday, feels former India captain Sourav Ganguly. "The captain is so important and Clarke has...
  • Australia find bowling lineup to stick with December 29, 2011

    Melbourne: After two years of experimentation, disappointment and unfulfilled promise, Australia may finally have found a bowling lineup they can stick with. Pace bowlers James Pattinson, Peter Siddle and Ben Hilfenhaus stamped their authority over one of cricket's most experienced batting lineups when Australia beat India by 122 runs on the...
  • 'Need to find a way to dismiss the tail' December 29, 2011

    Melbourne: India skipper MS Dhoni admitted India must find a way to run through the lowerorder quickly, in the aftermath of the 122run loss to Australia in the first Test at the MCG on Thursday. The visitors' inability to polish off the tail had a telling effect on the outcome of...
  • Consistent umpires better than DRS: Dhoni December 29, 2011

    Melbourne: India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni said the onfield umpires should be more consistent with their decisions, rather than relying on the content_cnious Decision Review System (DRS). The lack of DRS went in India's favour in the first Test against Australia with some of the decisions going their way, especially in...
  • McDermott hailed for 'great job' with Aus pacers December 29, 2011

    Melbourne: Former Australian Test fast bowler Craig McDermott was hailed for the great job he has done with the pace battery since taking over in May as the bowling coach. The results were evident in the first Test at the Melbourne Cricket Ground as the Australian pacers picked up 19 of...
  • Clarke takes plenty of positives from MCG win December 29, 2011

    Melbourne: The tailenders' gritty show was among the many positives that Australia skipper Michael Clarke listed after his team's crushing 122run victory over India in the first Test in Melbourne on Thursday. "The most pleasing aspect was to see the tail wag and get critical runs in both the innings....
  • 'Happy to beat a quality Indian side' December 29, 2011

    Melbourne: James Pattinson is relishing the success against a starstudded Indian batting lineup as his superb bowling effort resulted in Australia's comprehensive 122run win in the first Test in Melbourne on Thursday. The youngster returned match figures of six for 108 and also scored critical 18 and 37 runs in the...
  • Indian batting came up short: Bhogle December 29, 2011

    CNNIBN Cricket Analyst Harsha Bhogle says the failure of the Indian batting after Virender Sehwag's dismissal is worrisome. ...
  • No end in sight even on Day 4 of AI strike April 30, 2011

    New Delhi: There was no solution in sight even on the fourth day on Saturday for the crisis that has hit Air India. And with pilots on strike, the Government is considering a partial lockout. Making the things even worse is the fact that the crisis has come at a...
  • Day 4, AI pilots strike: 126 flights cancelled April 30, 2011

    New Delhi: A chaotic weekend is expected across airports as the Air India Pilots' strike entered its 4th day on Saturday. 126 flights have been cancelled since Saturday morning and more cancellations are likely. Air India further reduced its operations to 39 domestic flights out of its regular 320 inconveniencing...