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  • 2nd Test: MS Dhoni returns as India plot Gabba heist 2 days ago

    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 2 days ago

    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...
  • 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...
  • Peter Siddle warns India's stand-in Test skipper Virat Kohli November 14, 2014

    Melbourne: Australia paceman Peter Siddle has wasted little time throwing a psychological dagger at India's stand-in skipper Virat Kohli, saying the batsman could expect a harsh reception from players and fans on tour Down Under. Fans at Brisbane's Gabba gave England paceman Stuart Broad a welcome he would never forget in...
  • Siddle wants to put pressure on Misbah, Younis in first Test October 22, 2014

    Dubai: Australia's frontline paceman Peter Siddle is targeting the experienced duo of Misbah-ul-Haq and Younis Khan in the first Test against Pakistan starting in Dubai on Wednesday. The 29-year-old paceman is likely to share the new ball with the livelier Mitchell Johnson on a dry Dubai stadium pitch which will have...
  • Aussie pacer Siddle puts on weight to regain speed October 20, 2014

    Sydney: Set to make a return to the Australian cricket squad against Pakistan for the first Test in Dubai, pacer Peter Siddle said on Monday that he has gained five kilos which has helped him regain the speed coach Darren Lehmann demands from his fast bowlers. "If you put in more...
  • 5th Ashes Test, Day 2: Australia 140/4 at stumps, lead by 311 runs against England January 4, 2014

    Sydney: Australia skittled England for 155 in their first innings and then built a lead of 311 runs on the second day of the fifth Ashes Test at the Sydney Cricket Ground to edge closer to a 50 series whitewash. Chris Rogers (73 not out) scored his fourth halfcentury of the...
  • As it happened: Australia vs England, 5th Ashes Test, Day 1 January 3, 2014

    (For ballbyball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Battered England are desperate to avoid the ignominy of a 50 series whitewash against Australia as they scramble to salvage some pride in the final Ashes Test in Sydney starting on Friday. Alastair Cook's team coming off a dispiriting eightwicket...
  • 4th Ashes Test: Pacers give England honours on Day 2 December 27, 2013

    Melbourne: England strangled Australia's batting to seize control of the fourth Ashes Test on a lowscoring second day at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Friday. The beleaguered tourists, with the Ashes already lost, boosted their chances of averting a 50 series clean sweep with a rare rewarding day in the...
  • As it happened: Australia vs England, 4th Test Day 2 December 27, 2013

    (For ballbyball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Kevin Pietersen played a cautious outofcharacter innings and lived a charmed life as English wickets clattered around him on day one of the deadrubber fourth Ashes Test against Australia. Pietersen, under fire for his unproductive batting in England's troubled series,...
  • As it happened: 4th Ashes Test, Day 1 December 26, 2013

    (Scroll down to follow the ballbyball commmentary) An Ashes series that promised so much has all but fizzled with Australia taking an unassailable 30 lead, but Melbourne's Boxing Day Test offers some intrigue as to whether England will continue to selfdestruct or salvage some pride from a turbulent campaign. Arriving as comfortable...
  • Australia's 30 is better than England's, says Peter Siddle December 23, 2013

    Australia have been more dominant and ruthless in winning the Ashes than the victorious England side were earlier this year, paceman Peter Siddle said on Monday. England defeated Australia 30 in the fivematch home series in JulyAugust before quickly handing the terracota urn back after three comprehensive defeats in the first...
  • McDermott boasts Australia have world's best attack December 23, 2013

    Melbourne: Australia bowling coach Craig McDermott has boasted that the newly crowned Ashes winners have the most dangerous attack in world cricket as they focus on a fourth straight Test victory against demoralised England. Pacemen Mitchell Johnson, Ryan Harris and Peter Siddle supplemented by spinner Nathan Lyon, have dominated England's troubled...
  • Perth Test: England lose Cook, Pietersen to reach 180 for 4 on Day 2 December 14, 2013

    Perth: Ian Bell (9) and Ben Stokes (14) defied the Australian bowling attack for the last hour after England lost two key wickets late on Saturday, lifting the total to 180 for 4 at the end of a stifling second day in the third Ashes Test. Skipper Alastair Cook (72) and...
  • McGrath hails Australia's 'mongrel' approach December 12, 2013

    Perth: Test great Glenn McGrath has hailed Australia's rediscovery of "bit of mongrel" in the Ashes series and said they were starting to resemble the top teams of the past. Australia are 20 up in the fivematch series against England and could take an unbeatable lead if they win the Perth...
  • Australia relishing prospect of renewed pace assault at WACA December 10, 2013

    Sydney: Australia captain Michael Clarke is licking his lips at the prospect of seeing how much damage his confident pace attack can wreak on a teetering England when the teams clash in the third Ashes Test in Perth. Australia crushed England by 218 runs at Adelaide Oval on Monday to take...
  • 2nd Ashes Test: Australia win by 218 runs, take 20 lead December 9, 2013

    Adelaide: Michael Clarke's Australians finished off England in 11 overs on Monday to win the second Test by 218 runs and take a 20 series lead into Perth, where they're aiming to regain the Ashes with a third straight win. England had been behind the game at Adelaide since dropping three...
  • Australia stronger after Ashes loss: Peter Siddle November 18, 2013

    Brisbane: Australia have a better strategy to defeat England in the Ashes this time round after learning hard lessons from their defeat earlier this year, paceman Peter Siddle said on Monday. Michael Clarke will be looking to reverse his team's fortunes in the first Test starting at the Gabba on Thursday...
  • Peter Siddle signs for Nottinghamshire November 13, 2013

    Australia fast bowler Peter Siddle has agreed to join Nottinghamshire for the 2014 season, the English county side announced on Wednesday. The 28yearold, who is currently preparing for the Ashes series against England in Australia, will represent Nottinghamshire in the County Championship and the domestic 40over competition but will not play...
  • Australia put Clarke, Harris and Siddle under wraps November 10, 2013

    Australia have decided to put captain Michael Clarke under wraps with fast bowlers Ryan Harris and Peter Siddle ahead of next week's Ashes opener, withdrawing the trio from domestic fixtures to prepare for the Test in Brisbane. With the hosts facing the possibility of a fourth straight Ashes series defeat over...
  • Starc slams Australia's inout selection policy August 19, 2013

    Sydney: Australia paceman Mitchell Starc has shown his frustration over Cricket Australia's selection policy saying it's difficult to deliver consistently "when you play one game and you're dropped". The leftarm quick has been in and out of the Australian side over the past nine months, and during the current Ashes series...
  • The Ashes, 3rd Test, Day 3: As it happened August 3, 2013

    For all the latest from day three of the third Ashes Test, CLICK HERE. End of over 120: England finish day three at 294 for 7, still trailing Australia by 233 runs. Matt Prior was unbeaten on 6 off 40, while Stuart Broad was batting on 9 off 31. Mitchell Starc...
  • Clarke, Siddle put Australia in charge of 3rd Test August 2, 2013

    Manchester: Australia assumed total command of the third Ashes Test on Friday by reducing England to 522 after compiling a formidable 5277 declared on the back of Michael Clarke's brilliant 187 on the day two. Peter Siddle removed Joe Root (8) and nightwatchman Tim Bresnan (1) in the space of 12...
  • As it happened: England vs Australia, The Ashes, 2nd Test, day 4 July 21, 2013

    CLICK HERE for the Live updates from England v Australia, 2nd Ashes Test, Day 4. Day 3, Summary: Joe Root's unbeaten 178 left Australia needing to make cricket history if they were to prevent England from going 20 up at Lord's with three Tests to play in the Ashes. England were 333...
  • The Ashes: England take top honours on day 2, lead Australia by 264 runs July 19, 2013

    London: England offspinner Graeme Swann dominated a bizarre second day of the second Ashes test with 544 as Australia were bundled out for just 128 at Lord's on Friday. But just as the tourists appeared to be heading towards a second straight defeat in the fivematch series, fast bowler Peter Siddle...
  • Lehmann relishes dramatic Ashes start July 11, 2013

    Nottingham: Australia coach Darren Lehmann was in a typically lighthearted and upbeat mood after an incidentpacked opening day of the Ashes series against England on Wednesday. Lehmann, who has been in charge of the side for only 17 days following the shock sacking of Mickey Arthur, watched his new charges bowl...
  • 1st Test: Anderson, Finn put England slightly ahead on day one July 10, 2013

    Nottingham: A breathless opening day to the first Ashes Test at Trent Bridge saw Australia reach 75 for 4 at stumps on Wednesday, trailing England by 140 runs. In an electrifying evening session, the hosts were dismissed for 215, with Peter Siddle claiming 5 for 50, only for England to roar...
  • Peter Siddle scores maiden firstclass century against Scotland June 9, 2013

    London: Bowler Peter Siddle claimed his maiden firstclass century as Australia A dominated Scotland on the second day of their fourday match in Edinburgh on Saturday. Australia resumed on 335 for six at The Grange and Siddle made an unbeaten 103 before the tourists declared on 372 for eight. It was...