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  • Unidentified people pelt stones at MS Dhoni's house in Ranchi October 24, 2013

    Ranchi: Unidentified people attacked Mahendra Singh Dhoni's residence as he played Australia in the city on Wednesday. They allegedly pelted stones at the house but no one was hurt. The incident took place in the backdrop of the fourth IndiaAustralia ODI match, which had to be abandoned because of rains....
  • Sachin Tendulkar has not attended Budget Session for a single day March 15, 2013

    New Delhi: Cricketer and Rajya Sabha MP Sachin Tendulkar may not be able to attend the first half of the Budget session of Parliament due to his engagements in the on-going India Australia cricket series. The Rajya Sabha on Friday granted him leave from February 21 to March 7. Tendulkar...
  • I would like to see Dhawan play for Sehwag and Ojha for Harbhajan: Gaurav Kalra March 5, 2013

    Can this win kickstart India's climb back to the top of Test rankings? CNN-IBN's Sports Editor Gaurav Kalra shared his perspective in an interaction with IBNLive readers. Q. Has these 2 test matches proven that England is much better team than Aussies? Asked by: Ajay Sudame A. If...
  • Cheteshwar Pujara: My wife was worried that I should perform March 6, 2013

    New Delhi: He meant it in earnest after his double hundred in the just concluded second Test against Australia, but Cheteshwar Pujara's comment, with its double entendre, following his great knock was the source of much merriment on social networking sites. "There was a bit of pressure on me. I just...
  • Snapshot: Cheteshwar Pujara's wife seen cheering him wildly from the stands March 5, 2013

    Cricketer Cheteshwar Pujara's wife Puja Pabari (in pink dress) claps with others while celebrating her husband's double century on the 3rd day of the 2nd cricket Test match between India and Australia in Hyderabad. PTI Photo. ...
  • Australia's weakness is spin, so I say go attack: Jamie Alter February 27, 2013

    Should India persist with three spinners for the Hyderabad Test? Cricketnext editor Jamie Alter joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on the issue. Q. It is almost an home ground for Ojha, therefore he should be in the eleven instead of Harbhajan. Your comments. Asked by: Sandeep...
  • Will Kai Po Che's 2001 IndAus theme pull in cricket fans? February 21, 2013

    New Delhi: When religious politics divided three friends, it was the mutual love for cricket that helped them bury their petty differences and reunite during a historic IndiaAustralia series in Kolkata in 2001. It could be pure coincidence or a really smart business move, but director Abhishek Kapoor's 'Kai Po...
  • Sachin should play all matches, says Gavaskar February 8, 2012

    New Delhi: With speculation on that Sachin Tendulkar may be rested for the next match, former India captain Sunil Gavaskar on Wednesday. Tendulkar looked in good touch as he scored 48 before being bowled by Angelo Mathews but it is still not clear whether the senior batsman would play the next...
  • IndAus breaks TV records Down Under January 7, 2012

    Sydney: The ongoing IndiaAustralia Test series might have been a onesided affair so far with Mahendra Singh Dhoni's men coming a cropper but it has drawn more eyeballs than the Ashes with the latest ratings showing a shift in interest for cricket fans here. The television audiences for the ongoing...
  • DRS set to stir up controversy in IndAus series December 21, 2011

    Canberra: In the absence of the Decision Review System in the upcoming IndiaAustralia Test series, the onfield umpires will once again be the masters of a cricket field, but the broadcasters' move to use the technology for viewers could make the men in white court look silly at times. In the...
  • Cricketer Chawla in troubled flood waters September 22, 2010

    The spinner has been compelled to remove flood water from his home instead of preparing against Australia. ...
  • 15 minutes of pain: Dhoni on defeat in Guwahati November 8, 2009

    Guwahati: India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni blamed the batsmen's inability to read the track in the first 15 minutes for their sixwicket loss in the sixth Oneday International that gave Australia a 42 series win in Guwahati on Sunday. Dhoni's decision to bat first backfired after the toporder failed to negotiate...
  • Cricket war: Ponting writes, Gavaskar writhes November 20, 2008

    New Delhi: Sunil Gavaskar has dimissed Australian cricketer Ricky Ponting's outburst against him as an attempt by the Aussie skipper to divert attention from their performance in the recently concluded Test series in India. "Ponting and Cricket Australia were still in denial of their onfield behaviour," Gavaskar told CNNIBN. The former India...
  • Australian media slams Ponting for series loss November 11, 2008

    New Delhi: Australian captain Ricky Ponting has come under fire in the Australian media for attempting to save himself from suspension for a slow overrate rather than pushing for victory to retain the BorderGavaskar trophy. While The Australian has predicted challenging times ahead for Ponting after his team lost 02 against...
  • Sachin praises Sourav, says he'll be missed November 10, 2008

    Nagpur: Sourav Ganguly, one of India's most charismatic cricketers, will be seen for the last time as an international player on Monday. Ganguly is retiring from international cricket after nearly 16 years. Sachin Tendulkar says the entire country will miss the elegant lefthand batsman, who has often been described as...
  • India trounce Australia, win series 20 | Scorecard November 10, 2008

    India thrashed the visitors by 172 runs in the Nagpur Test....
  • Gambhir ban upheld by ICC, will miss Nagpur Test November 4, 2008

    New Delhi: The International Cricket Council (ICC) has rejected the appeal of Gautam Gambhir and upheld the oneTest match ban imposed by match referee Chis Broad. Justice Albie Sachs, who was appointed to hear the appeal, upheld the ban, which means Gambhir will miss the fourth and final Test match against...
  • Gambhir ban takes the focus away from Test series November 4, 2008

    New Delhi: Gautam Gambhir will be able to play in the fourth Test against Australia at Nagpur after filing an appeal against the onematch ban imposed by the International Cricket Council (ICC). But the big question is: did he need to banned in the fist place? Gambhir was charged under Level 2.4...
  • Day in pics: Gambhir battles ban, Advani demands POTA November 1, 2008

    Indian cricketer Gautam Gambhir was banned for one test on Friday for elbowing Australian bowler Shane Watson during the first day of the third test. The family of the dead Patnaboy Rahul Raj has demanded a judicial enquiry into his death following his act of holding a bus hostage at...
  • Gautam Gambhir banned for one Test match | Your say October 31, 2008

    New Delhi: Indian batsman Gautam Gambhir has been banned for one Test match. The ban rules him out of the fourth and final Test against Australia starting November 6 in Nagpur. The Indian met match referee Chris Broad on Friday morning before the start of third day's play where he was...
  • Gambhir's aggressive stance riles Australian media October 31, 2008

    Melbourne: The confrontation between Gautam Gambhir and Australian cricketers in the ongoing third Test in Kotla was played up by the Australian media, saying that it revived memories of the controversial series of last summer. "The acrimony which almost destroyed last summer's Test series between Australia and India exploded again on...
  • Testing times: Why fans are skipping IndiaAus matches October 24, 2008

    Mohali: Empty seats at last weekend's test between India and Australia have alarmed cricket's administrators, who were already worried that the runaway success of Twenty20 could spell doom for the classic, fiveday game. "All of us were concerned when we came here and saw the lack of spectators," said International...
  • Ganguly lauds Tendulkar, calls his feat phenomenal October 18, 2008

    Mohali: On Day I of the second Test against Australia at the Punjab Cricket Association Stadium in Mohali, Sachin Tendulkar and Sourav Ganguly stitched together a crucial partnership after India lost four wickets with 163 runs. The duo added 142 runs on the fifth wicket putting India in a strong position. Ganguly,...
  • Sachin scales another peak, says he's enjoying the game October 18, 2008

    Mohali: Sachin Tendulkar became the first batsman to score more than 12,000 Test runs during his innings of 88 in India's first innings against Australia at the Punjab Cricket Association Stadium on Friday. In doing so he also broke Brian Lara's (11,953 runs) world record for most Test runs, when...
  • Tension simmers as Zaheer, Ponting wage war of words October 14, 2008

    New Delhi: As IndiaAustralia series began on October 9, many feared that the acrimony which engulfed the Sydney Test would crop up this time around too. Their fears were confirmed when at the end of the first Test in Bangalore on Monday, the bitter rivals engaged in a war of words,...
  • Golfers at Indian Open find cricket more exciting October 11, 2008

    New Delhi: India vs Australia Test cricket series isn't the only sporting battle on at the moment. The most prestigious golf tournament of the country, the Indian Open is also underway. While the spectators are tracking the Indian Open through the leaderboard, the golfers themselves seem to be more interested in...
  • Aging cricketers: Quit when going is good | Your say October 9, 2008

    It is the beginning of the end of the Fab Four era in Indian cricket. Indias most successful Test skipper Sourav Ganguly finally broke his silence about his cricketing future on Tuesday and announced that the current series against Australia would be his last in international cricket. Gangulys sudden announcement has...
  • Aussies looking up to Guru Greg to conquer India September 23, 2008

    Mumbai: Australia are looking to draw from former captain Greg Chappell's experience of Indian conditions in their bid to topple India in next month's fourTest series, fast bowler Brett Lee said on Tuesday. The world's top ranked team arrived ahead of schedule to spend a week at the Rajasthan cricket academy...
  • Aussies in India, player's safety high on Ponting's mind September 22, 2008

    Mumbai: Australia arrived in India on Monday for a fourTest series starting next month with captain Ricky Ponting saying that players' safety was paramount after a series of bombs in New Delhi on September 13. Australia decided to go ahead with the tour only after a security review following the blasts...
  • Delhi Blasts: Aussies cautious, to decide on India tour September 15, 2008

    Sydney: Cricket Australia will decide whether a tour of India goes ahead following a series of bomb attacks in Delhi, Foreign Minister Stephen Smith said on Monday. Australia, led by captain Ricky Ponting, leaves Australia next Sunday. The third Test of the fourmatch series is scheduled to start in Delhi on...