India vs Australia 2010

  • GCA to refund if rain abandons Ind-Aus ODI October 23, 2010

    Margao: The Goa Cricket Association (GC) on Saturday promised to refund ticket-holders if the third and final one-dayer between India and Australia is washed out here on Sunday. The GCA is, however, hoping that the match at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium will be held despite unseasonal rains threatening to play spoilsport. "If...
  • Ind-Aus: Ind eye 2-0 win, rain permitting October 23, 2010

    Margao: Unseasonal rains have cast a doubt over Sunday's third and final one-day international between India and Australia, who desperately need a win to square the series and avoid their first series defeat against the hosts in over two decades. Rains started lashing this Goan town last evening and continued until...
  • Goa ODI to be played amid tight security October 21, 2010

    Panaji: Tight security arrangements have been made to ensure that no untoward incidents happen on the third and final one-day international match between India and Australia to be played at Nehru Stadium, Fatorda, on October 24. GCA president Dayanand Narvekar said four towers will be used for the first time at...
  • Aus lose Bollinger, Hussey for Goa ODI October 21, 2010

    Margao: Still looking for its first win in the ongoing tour of India, the depleted Australian cricket team on Thursday lost two more key players in pacer Doug Bollinger and batsman Mike Hussey for the deciding third and final one-dayer here on Sunday. While Bollinger has been forced out due to...
  • Change of role for Yuvraj, says Dhoni October 19, 2010

    Visakhapatnam: India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Tuesday said it would be a change of role for Yuvraj Singh in the one-day series against Australia. Fighting with form and fitness, Yuvraj - after being ignored for the Test series against Australia - has made a comeback for the ODIs in what...
  • 2nd ODI: India to test benchstrength today October 20, 2010

    Visakhapatnam: Back in their happy-hunting ground, an upbeat India will look to take the lead against a wounded and depleted Australia in the second ODI here on Wednesday after the series-opener was washed out in Kochi. The three-ODI series has now been reduced to a two-match affair after the first match...
  • Blame game starts over Kochi ODI October 18, 2010

    Thiruvananthapuram: Former Indian cricket board secretary SK Nair on Sunday hit out at the Kerala Cricket Association (KCA) after the first one-day international of the three-match series between India and Australia at Kochi's Nehru Stadium was abandoned due to a wet outfield. Nair said that the KCA failed to make the...
  • Ind-Aus: Battle shifts to ODIs, sans stars October 16, 2010

    Kochi: Star-power is missing after heavyweights from both the teams were either rested or ruled out but weather-permitting, a cracker of a contest can still be expected when India and Australia lock horns in the first ODI of a three-match series on Sunday. Buoyed by the thrilling 2-0 Test series win...
  • Kochi stadium netted for Ind-Aus ODI October 15, 2010

    Kochi: As part of the precautionary measure, gallery of the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, venue of the cricket one-dayer between India and Australian on October 17, has been thoroughly covered with net, officials said on Friday. A net, stretching 3.25 lakh square feet and covering the entire stadium - including the pitch...
  • Ponting blames himself for 2-0 series loss October 14, 2010

    Bangalore: Australian captain Ricky Ponting has taken the blame for his team's humiliating 2-0 Test series defeat to India, saying he should have scored more runs. Ponting passed the half-century mark in three of his four innings but did not play a match-winning knock, unlike Indian superstar Sachin Tendulkar, who emerged...
  • Warne downplays Tweet row with Ponting October 14, 2010

    Sydney: Australian cricket legend Shane Warne on Thursday said he was still "mates" with Test captain Ricky Ponting despite a public slanging match over tactics during the series wipeout against India. The retired leg-spinner said he had made up with Ponting after voicing tough criticism over this week's bruising seven-wicket loss...
  • India decimate Aus to win series 2-0 October 13, 2010

    Bangalore: After a tight finish in Mohali a week ago, it was a tame finish in Bangalore as hosts India comfortably beat Australia by seven-wickets on day five of the second Test to wrap up the two-match series 2-0 on Wednesday and register their first win here in 15 years. ...
  • Kochi turned into fortress for Ind-Aus ODI October 12, 2010

    Kochi: The recently refurbished Jawaharlal Nehru International Stadium here, which will host the first one-day international cricket match between India and Australia on October 17, will see foolproof security, police said on Tuesday. Inspector General of Police, B. Sandhya, visited the stadium on Tuesday and said that the security cover would...
  • Aus media lauds Sachin's double ton October 12, 2010

    Melbourne: Australian media on Tuesday paid rich tributes to Sachin Tendulkar, calling him the "man of the century" for the double hundred that helped the hosts restore balance in the second and final cricket Test against Australia in Bangalore. All leading publications showered praise on the 'greatest batsman of all time'...
  • 2nd Test: India 128/2, Aus dismissed for 478 October 11, 2010

    Bangalore: Australia's bowlers built on a century by Marcus North as the tourists seized control of the second and final cricket Test against India on Sunday. Australia rode on left-hander North's 128 to reach 478 in their first innings before they were all out at the stroke of tea on the...
  • We'll try to remove North early: Sehwag October 9, 2010

    Bangalore: Left-handed batsman Marcus North is in good touch and India would try to remove him early on Sunday to restrict Australia to a moderate first innings score in the second cricket Test, said opener Virender Sehwag. "He (North) is playing well in this match and this is also his second...
  • Ind vs Aus: 2nd Test, Day 1 October 9, 2010

    Rich vain of form continued for Shane Watson who plays a shot as India's captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni watches the ball. (AP Photo)The Indian maestro Sachin Tendulkar offers a word of advice to teammate S Sreesanth after he was hit for a boundary. (AP Photo)
Harbhajan Singh shares a light moment with Australia's Shane Watson after they collided. (AFP Photo)
  • 2nd Test: Aus reach 285/5 on Day 1 October 9, 2010

    Bangalore: Australian captain Ricky Ponting hit a gutsy 77 to steer his faltering team out of trouble on the opening day of the second and final Test against India on Saturday. Ponting's 54th half-century helped the tourists survive a middle-order collapse to reach 285-5 by stumps in front of 20,000 boisterous...
  • Ind-Aus: Injury-hit India aim to win 2-0 October 8, 2010

    Bangalore: High on confidence after the thrilling win in the series-opener but ravaged by injuries, India take on Australia in what promises to be another high-voltage battle in the second and final cricket Test here on Saturday. Mahendra Singh Dhoni and his men, fresh from the one-wicket win in the opening...
  • Is Laxman India's greatest match-winner? October 5, 2010

    VVS Laxman's unbeaten knock of 73 helped India beat Australia by one wicket in the Mohali Test. ...
  • 1st Test: VVS, Ishant script heroic India win October 5, 2010

    Mohali: VVS Laxman battled back pain and guided tail-enders during his 73-run not out effort to register a heroic Indian win in the first Test against Australia at Mohali on Tuesday, beating the visitors by a solitary wicket after the Indian middle-order committed hara-kiri and fell like ninepins in the...
  • Ind-Aus: Johnson takes five, India 405 all out October 3, 2010

    Mohali: India suffered a dramatic batting collapse after Sachin Tendulkar missed his 49th century by a whisker to eventually fold out for 405 in their first innings at stumps on day three of the first cricket Test against Australia on Sunday. Tendulkar (98) fell short of his 49th Test century by...
  • 'Zaheer was talking to VVS, not Ponting' October 2, 2010

    Mohali: Seeking to clear air over the altercation paceman Zaheer Khan had with Ricky Ponting, India off-spinner Harbhajan Singh on Saturday said the whole issue was a misunderstanding on part of the Australian captain. Harbhajan said Zaheer's remarks were not directed at Ponting as the paceman was just talking about the...
  • Ind-Aus: India 110/2 at stumps on Day 2 October 2, 2010

    Mohali: Riding on a brutal yet swift counter attack by Virender Sehwag, India raced to 110 for two at stumps, in reply to visitors' challenging first innings total of 428, on the second day of the first Test at the PCA Stadium on Saturday. At the end of the day's play,...
  • Zaheer-Ponting spat adds spice to Test October 1, 2010

    Mohali: Tempers flared at Mohali on Friday when India locked horns with Australia in the first Test of the two-match series. Zaheer Khan allegedly poked Ricky Ponting with an off-the-cuff remark as the Australia skipper was going off the park after being run out for 71. Ponting was walking past the...
  • Last two days hold the key in Tests: Dhoni September 30, 2010

    Mohali: India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Thursday said doing well in sessions, particularly on the last two days of a Test match, is key to win a series as the hosts gear up for the tough assessment against Australia. The two-match series will begin on Friday here even as the...
  • Ind-Aus rivalry set to resume at Mohali September 30, 2010

    Mohali: In an unusually low-profile series due to the buzz surrounding the Commonwealth Games, India go into the first cricket Test against Australia with serious concerns at the bowling front, with their key spinner Harabhajan Singh rendered a doubtful starter for the match starting here on Friday. Indian captain Mahendra Singh...
  • We'll keenly follow India at CWG: Dhoni September 30, 2010

    Mohali: They are bracing up for a tough Test series against Australia but India cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Thursday said he and his teammates will keenly follow the progress of their compatriots at the Commonwealth Games. The two big events are clashing as the first match of the two-Test...
  • Suspense continues over Harbhajan's fitness September 30, 2010

    Mohali: The suspense over the availability of Australia's nemesis Harbhajan Singh continued a day ahead of the first Test at Mohali from Friday. Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni - who joined the squad after conquering the Champions League T20 for Chennai Super Kings in South Africa - said on Thursday...