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 oneday 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 offstump, 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 warmup December 14, 2011

    Canberra: Barely four days after a hectic series against the West Indies, India begin their tour of Australia with a twoday warmup 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...