INDIA 'S A'S

  • Denesh Ramdin's ton goes in vain as India A beat WI by 16 runs October 5, 2014

    Mumbai: Wicket-keeper Denesh Ramdin's century went in vain as West Indies slumped to a 16-run loss against India A in their second and final warm-up 50-over match ahead of the five-match ODI series against India at the Wankhede Stadium on Sunday. Chasing an imposing target of 283, Ramdin smashed a run-a-ball...
  • Bundling out WI for 148 will give bowlers confidence, says India A coach Rajput October 3, 2014

    Mumbai: India A coach Lalchand Rajput on Friday said the side's comprehensive win against West Indies would boost the confidence of his bowlers. West Indies were bowled out for a paltry 148 runs while India A chased down the target in 25.3 overs. "It was a good thing that we could get...
  • Unmukt Chand, Amit Mishra shine as India A crush WI in warm-up opener October 3, 2014

    Mumbai: Veteran leg-spinner Amit Mishra and talented youngster Unmukt Chand put up impressive performances as India A made short work of the touring West Indies side in the first of the two warm-up one dayers here on Friday. It wasn't the ideal practice session for the visitors as they were bundled...
  • Chance for India's bench strength to impress in WI tour game October 2, 2014

    Mumbai: Indian cricket team's bench strength will be tested when the Manoj Tiwary-led India A take on West Indies in first of the two warm-up one dayers, which will mark the beginning of Caribbean team's one and half month long tour. With the Indian ODI team for the first three matches...
  • Manoj Tiwary to lead India A against West Indies September 22, 2014

    New Delhi: Manoj Tiwary will lead the India A team against West Indies in the two limited overs warmup ties to be played in Mumbai ahead of the fivematch ODI series, which begins in Kochi on October 8. Tiwary had earlier led India A in the two firstclass matches against Australia...
  • Manoj Tiwary to lead India A against West Indies September 22, 2014

    New Delhi: Manoj Tiwary will lead the India A team against West Indies in the two limited overs warmup ties to be played in Mumbai ahead of the fivematch ODI series, which begins in Kochi on October 8. Tiwary had earlier led India A in the two firstclass matches against Australia...
  • India A beat Australia A by 4 wickets to clinch quadrangular series August 2, 2014

    Darwin: Rishi Dhawan (56) and Akshar Patel (45) put up a splendid rearguard action under pressure as India A clinched the Quadrangular series trophy with a narrow fourwicket win over Australia A on Saturday. Chasing 275, India A were in a spot of bother after losing their toporder for a...
  • Tiwary's fivefor sets up IndiaAustralia final in quadragular cup July 31, 2014

    Darwin: Manoj Tiwary picked up his maiden fivewicket haul in List A cricket with his parttime legbreaks as India A thrashed Australia A by five wickets in a quadrangular tournament onedayer here on Thursday. Australia's middleorder crumbled as Tiwary took a careerbest 5 for 34 to bundle out the hosts for...
  • Allround show by Karn takes India A closer to final July 26, 2014

    Darwin: Young legspinner Karn Sharma's allround exploits helped India A eked out a thrilling onewicket victory over South Africa A team to reach closer to the title round in the Quadrangular 'A' series on Saturday. Batting first, South Africa A scored 275 for eight in 50 overs with Rilee Russouw scoring...
  • Manoj Tiwary, Manish Pandey script 70run win for India A July 22, 2014

    Darwin: Manoj Tiwary and Manish Pandey missed out on threefigure marks but their contrasting innings were enough to guide India 'A' to a comprehensive 70run win over South Africa 'A' in the second match of the quadrangular series on Tuesday. Tiwary blazed his way to a 73ball 93 while Manish Pandey...
  • India A lose to Australia A in first ODI despite Sanju's knock July 20, 2014

    Darwin: Sanju Samson's valiant 81run knock was overshadowed by Kane Richardson's fivewicket haul as India 'A' lost by 28 runs to Australia 'A' in the first oneday of a quadrangular series, which also features South Africa 'A' and a local National Performance Squad (NPS). Chasing 253 for a win in 50...
  • Second unofficial Test between Australia A and India A ends in a draw July 16, 2014

    Brisbane: Rain played spoilsport as the second and final fourday match between India A and Australia A ended in a draw on the fourth day at the Allan Border Field on Wednesday. Only 50 overs were possible on the final day before rain stopped play. An unbeaten century from Phillip Hughes...
  • Ojha strikes another ton, India A in the lead against Australia A July 15, 2014

    Brisbane: Inform Naman Ojha struck a brave ton while No. 10 batsman Umesh Yadav made 90 to not only pull India A out of trouble but also give the visitors a valuable lead after the third day's play against Australia A in the second unofficial Test at Allan Border Field,...
  • Ben Cutting, Chadd Sayers push India A on the backfoot July 14, 2014

    Brisbane: After a brave show on Day 1, India 'A' were pushed on the backfoot courtesy a fine fifty by Australia 'A' bastman Ben Cutting and a threewicket haul by pacer Chadd Sayers on the second day of the final unofficial Test at Allan Border Field. Responding to 423 by Australia...
  • Mishra's spell puts India A on top against Australia A July 13, 2014

    Brisbane: Legspinner Amit Mishra bagged four wickets to spell trouble for the hosts as India A checked Australia A to 288 for 7 on the opening day of the second and final unofficial Test at the Allan Border Field here on Sunday. Electing to bat in the fourday game, the Aussies...
  • Nathan Lyon joins Australia A squad against India A July 10, 2014

    Melbourne: Off spinner Nathan Lyon has been added to the Australia A squad ahead of the second and final fourday match against India A, starting on Sunday in Brisbane. "Nathan has been added to the squad to give him the opportunity to play some First Class cricket in preparation for Australia's...
  • Ojha, Rayudu slam tons as India A draw fourday game against Australia A July 9, 2014

    Brisbane: Naman Ojha and Ambati Rayudu hit unbeaten centuries each to rescue India A to 285 for five in their second innings on the fourth and final day as the unofficial Test match against Australia A ended in a draw at Allan Border Field on Wednesday. After an unconquered double ton...
  • Record partnership rescues Australia A against India A on Day 3 July 8, 2014

    Brisbane: A record 371run partnership between Mitchell Marsh and Sam Whiteman rescued Australia A from the brink of a collapse to 522/9 at stumps on Day 3 of their fourday match against India A at the Allan Border Field here on Tuesday. The Western Australia teammates came together on Monday evening...
  • Naman Ojha puts India A in command Down Under July 7, 2014

    Brisbane: A splendid unbeaten double century from Naman Ojha put India A in a commanding position against Australia A on Day 2 of their first fourday match at the Allan Border Field here on Monday. Wicketkeeperbatsman Ojha guided his team to 475 for 9 declared with an innings of 219 not...
  • Tiwary, Ojha fine show take India A to 304/6 against Australia A July 6, 2014

    Brisbane: Captain Manoj Tiwary (83) and Naman Ojha (82 batting) hit aggressive half centuries to rescue India A from initial wobble and take them to a comfortable 304 for six on the opening day of the first fourday match against Australia A on Sunday. India A lost their three top batsmen...
  • Parvez Rasool pins hopes on India A's tour of Australia June 26, 2014

    Srinagar: Cricketer Parvez Rasool said the upcoming India A's tour of Australia is very important for him and he would try to put in his best efforts to secure a place in the senior side. "The Australia tour is very important for me. I am going to Australia with the A...
  • Virender Sehwag's pep talks helped me a lot: Sandeep Sharma June 24, 2014

    The Indian Premier League 2014 is done and dusted, but the glitzy T20 tournament has left a strong set of domestic cricketers poised for a bright future. One such sensation is Sandeep Sharma, who stood out with his wickettaking abilities through the season. The uncapped Turk from Patiala finished with...
  • Tiwary, Uthappa named India A captains for Australia tour June 11, 2014

    Mumbai: Manoj Tiwary and Robin Uthappa have been named captains of India A's fourday and one day squads, which will leave for a monthlong tour of Australia to compete in firstclass as well as limited overs matches. While Tiwary will be skipper the side in the four day matches, Uthappa has...
  • India A squad for Australia tour to be picked today June 10, 2014

    Mumbai: Robin Uthappa and Manish Pandey, who had a stellar run at the Ranji Trophy this season, along with other fringe players are expected to find a berth in the India A squad which will be picked here on Wednesday for the tour of Australia in JulyAugust. Uthappa, who excelled for...
  • James Faulkner to lead Australia A for 4day series against India A June 6, 2014

    Melbourne: Australian allrounder James Faulkner has been appointed as the 'A' team captain for the fourday series against India 'A' and South Africa 'A' in July and August, Cricket Australia confirmed Friday. Faulkner, who has been a part of IPL in 2011 (Pune Warriors), 2012 (Kings XI Punjab) and 2013 (Rajasthan...
  • India A to tour Australia in July-August April 11, 2014

    New Delhi: The Indian A team will tour Australia for two-four-day matches and a limited-over quadrangular cricket series from July 6 to August 2. The Indian A team will start their tour with two four-day games against Australia A at the Allan Border Field in Queensland before participating in the Quadrangular...
  • Zaheer Khan, Gautam Gambhir send selectors a timely reminder October 12, 2013

    The best and possibly the only way to get back into the national team is by performing well. Both Zaheer Khan and Gautam Gambhir did exactly that in the last four days, and it seems the work put in by the duo is paying off, with the two along...
  • Zaheer's fourwicket haul help India A level series against WI A October 12, 2013

    Hubli: Outoffavour Zaheer Khan sparked a sensational West Indies A collapse with a threewicket burst as India A notched up an innings and 54 runs victory over the visitors in the third and final Test to level the threematch series here Saturday. The leftarm seamer bagged four for 59 as West...