JOSH HAZLEWOOD

  • World Cup: Australia look to limit Brendon McCullum damage, says Josh Hazlewood Yesterday

    Rookie Australian paceman Josh Hazlewood has singled out Brendon McCullum as the dangerman in Saturday's key Pool A match against New Zealand, saying the minimum damage he does the better. The game is being billed as a showcase for power hitters like McCullum, Martin Guptill and Corey Anderson from the home...
  • India will get into World Cup groove, says Josh Hazlewood February 10, 2015

    Melbourne: Australia paceman Josh Hazlewood has played down India's 106-run drubbing in a World Cup warm-up against the co-hosts on Sunday, saying it was a matter of time before the champions clicked. Australia dominated India in batting, bowling and fielding in the Adelaide match to bolster their status as favourites to...
  • I don't think England quite know how to beat us: Hazlewood February 3, 2015

    Melbourne: Fast bowler Josh Hazlewood feels England don't know how to beat Australia in Australia and would be scratching their head ahead of their cricket World Cup opener on February 14. Hazlewood snapped a couple of wickets last Sunday to help Australia thrash England in the tri-series final at Perth. It...
  • I just need to concentrate on my job: Josh Hazlewood January 29, 2015

    Perth: Josh Hazlewood is just seven One-Day Internationals young, and in a quality Australian line-up, isn't guaranteed a spot in the final playing XI come the World Cup. The fact that he is a right-arm quick in a squad that contains three left-arm quicks - Mitchell Johnson, Mitchell Starc and...
  • Need to improve bowling big time: Virat Kohli January 10, 2015

    Sydney: He is quite proud of the "character and composure" that the Indian cricket team showed in the lost Test series against Australia but skipper Virat Kohli on Friday made it clear that fighting spirit alone cannot make up for the side's poor bowling, which needs to improve "big time". The...
  • As it happened: Australia vs India, 4th Test, Day 3 January 8, 2015

    (For Blog, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 2 Round-up: The Sydney Cricket Ground on Wednesday witnessed Australia moving into a position from where it's difficult to see them losing, as captain Steven Smith's century and contributions from the lower order pushed Australia's score to 572 for...
  • We were ready to bowl last four overs in MCG Test, says Hazlewood January 1, 2015

    Sydney: Pacer Josh Hazlewood has said Australia's fatigued quicks would have bowled out the final four overs of the third Test against India if summoned by captain Steve Smith. Australia set India a 384-run target in 70 overs on the final day at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) and reduced the...
  • Hazlewood asks Burns to keep things simple at MCG December 25, 2014

    Melbourne: Fresh from his impressive debut at the Gabba in the second cricket match against India, Australian pacer Josh Hazlewood has advised young Joe Burns, who is set to play his first Test at the MCG on Boxing Day, to keep things simple. The 25-year-old Queensland batsman has come into the...
  • Shaun Marsh in latest injury scare for Australia December 24, 2014

    The Australian team received a fresh injury scare when middle-order batsman Shaun Marsh was struck on the hand at a practice session on Wednesday. This was the second injury scenario for the home team ahead of the commencement of third Test on Boxing Day against India after all-rounder Shane Watson was...
  • 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...
  • Team India's sledging 'backfired' in Brisbane, says Hazlewood December 24, 2014

    India's attempts to get under Australia's skin in the second Test "backfired" on the way to defeat at the Gabba, according to paceman Josh Hazlewood. Australia head into the third Test starting in Melbourne on Friday with a 2-0 lead in the four-match series and looking to seal victory. Hazlewood's team...
  • Hazlewood can easily join 200-wicket club, says McGrath December 19, 2014

    Brisbane: Pace legend Glenn McGrath has said Australia's latest fast bowling sensation, Josh Hazlewood, will join the country's exclusive 200-wicket club in due course of time. McGrath's comments came after the young pacer began his career in a sensational fashion, claiming five wickets for 68 runs, becoming the 33rd Australian to...
  • As it happened: Australia vs India, 2nd Test, Day 3 December 19, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 2 Round-up: India failed to drive home the advantage of a good start as Australia bowled them out for 408 on day two, thanks to Josh Hazlewood's 5 for 68 on debut, and then reached 221 for 4...
  • Pacers finally get going at Gabba to throw 2nd Test open December 18, 2014

    There are few things more joyous for a cricket fan than to wake up early in the morning to a Test match in Australia. Given the history at the Gabba and the way Test matches have panned out over the years, it makes it even more intriguing. The Indians made...
  • Proud to take five wickets on Test debut: Josh Hazelwood December 18, 2014

    Brisbane: Australian fast bowler Josh Hazlewood has expressed his delight on snapping up his maiden five-wicket haul in Test cricket on day two of the second Test against India on Wednesday. The pacer took 5-68 on debut as the visitors were bowled out for 408. "I personally started the summer well in...
  • High-five Josh Hazlewood makes most of his chance December 18, 2014

    Josh Hazlewood had to wait a while for his Test debut but no one can accuse him of wasting his chance when it came after he became the 33rd Australian to take a five-wicket haul on debut in the second Test against India on Thursday. The 23-year-old paceman, who has long...
  • 2nd Test: Umesh Yadav checks Australia at 221/4 after India's 408 December 18, 2014

    India failed to drive home the advantage of a good start as Australia bowled them out for 408 on day two, thanks to Josh Hazlewood's 5 for 68 on debut, and then reached 221 for 4 at stumps after Umesh Yadav's triple strike kept India's hopes of taking a first-innings...
  • Murali Vijay credits his feat against Aussies to past Indian greats December 17, 2014

    Brisbane: His four Test hundreds out of five career tons have come while playing against the Australians and Indian opener Murali Vijay on Wednesday attributed his special liking for the Aussies to the inspiration he got from the great knocks of legendary cricketers like Sachin Tendulkar. Vijay scored 144 runs on...
  • 2nd Test: India top Day 1 in Gabba with Murali Vijay's ton December 17, 2014

    Murali Vijay made up for the disappointment of his 99 in the first Test on Australia tour with his fifth century on day one of the second as India bagged the honours on Thursday by reaching 311 for 4 at stumps. The day ended seven overs short of the stipulated 90...
  • Mitchell Marsh's injury adds to Australia's woes December 17, 2014

    Australia's injury woes deepened on Wednesday when a hamstring problem forced allrounder Mitchell Marsh from the pitch for treatment on the first day of the second Test against India in Brisbane. Australia were already without captain Michael Clarke for the rest of the series because of his endemic hamstring problems and...
  • 2nd Test: MS Dhoni returns as India plot Gabba heist December 16, 2014

    It will be a huge ask for Team India to pull themselves out of the painful Adelaide thoughts, but international sport is as much about getting back on your feet as it is about maintaining a stranglehold. A defeat in the final session of a Test is always painful and the...
  • Looking to go up 2-0 on lively pitch: Steve Smith December 16, 2014

    Brisbane: Australia's new Test captain Steve Smith is excited about the prospect of playing with India on a lively Gabba pitch in the second cricket Test starting on Wednesday and said he wants his team to drive the advantage to go up 2-0 in the four-match series. India had lost the...
  • Hazlewood, Starc in Australia squad for second India Test December 16, 2014

    Australia have made three changes to their team for the second cricket Test against India starting in Brisbane on Wednesday. Shaun Marsh replaced Australia's injured captain Michael Clarke in the batting lineup, while Josh Hazlewood and Mitchell Starc came in for fast bowlers Ryan Harris and Peter Siddle. Harris was ruled out...
  • Australia rest pace trio ahead of India series November 22, 2014

    Melbourne: Cricket Australia (CA) Saturday opted to rest pace trio Mitchell Johnson, Peter Siddle and Josh Hazlewood for the upcoming Sheffield Shield round matches, keeping in mind the upcoming Test series against India. The move gave rise to the possibility that the three men have been earmarked to form Australia's fast...
  • Gurinder Sandhu on standby for Australia A July 21, 2014

    Melbourne: Indian origin cricketer Gurinder Sandhu has been included in the Australia A squad as a standby for injured pacer Josh Hazlewood. Hazlewood suffered a side strain in Australia A's win over India A at Darwin on Sunday and has been ruled out of the quadrangular series also involving South Africa...
  • Australian seamers bowl India A out for 243 August 14, 2013

    Pretoria: After three runfeasts, India A's big hitters were reigned by an honest Australia A bowling attack in the final of the triangular series at the LC de Villiers Oval on Wednesday. Rohit Sharma and Cheteshwar Pujara were removed early, Suresh Raina was not allowed to flourish and Dinesh Karthik...