Manuka Oval

  • International cricket to return to Canberra's Manuka Oval June 16, 2014

    Canberra: International cricket will return to the Manuka Oval in November with Australia scheduled to play South Africa in a one-day international (ODI) under lights November 19. "This is exciting news for Canberra cricket fans and another step in affirming Manuka Oval's credentials as a venue for international cricket. The centenary...
  • Canberra all set to host first international June 8, 2012

    Sydney: The Australian cricket team will play in Canberra for the first time next year after the nation's capital was unveiled as a host city for upcoming series against either Sri Lanka or the West Indies. Cricket Australia announced Friday that Australia would play one of the two teams, who...
  • Injury scare for Ishant before Aus series December 15, 2011

    Canberra: Fast bowler Ishant Sharma could bowl just 5.3 overs as the Indians had a hard day on field on the first day of their first practice match against Cricket Australia (CA) Chairman's XI, who posted a huge 398 for six declared in the first innings after twin centuries from...
  • Tendulkar guiding Umesh Yadav in Australia December 15, 2011

    Canbeera: Sachin Tendulkar was somewhat pushy at India's net session on Wednesday. His instructions to Umesh Yadav were clear - just bowl outside off-stump, short of a length. And yet, young Umesh continued to either spray it around, or pitch it too full. Around this time, Tendulkar yelled at the...
  • India focus on acclimatising in warm-up December 14, 2011

    Canberra: Barely four days after a hectic series against the West Indies, India begin their tour of Australia with a two-day warm-up game against CA Chairman's XI here on Thursday with focus on acclimatising to conditions ahead of the gruelling Test series beginning later this month. India are high on confidence...