Adelaide

  • Wriddhiman Saha rates 35-run Test knock higher than IPL century 04-06-2014 03:42 PM

    New Delhi: He has been the focus of attention after a magnificent hundred in the IPL final but Wriddhiman Saha rates a long-forgotten 35-run Test knock in Australia higher than his latest feat. "Although the context was completely different but I would rate the innings of 35 in the Adelaide...
  • Michael Vaughan fears 5-0 Ashes series drubbing for England 09-12-2013 04:20 PM

    London: England are heading for a 5-0 Ashes series drubbing in Australia unless they can recover mentally from two crushing defeats, former captain Michael Vaughan said on Monday. Australia won the second Test by 218 runs in Adelaide on Monday, having opened the series with a 381-run drubbing in Brisbane....
  • Johnson and Stokes cleared by ICC after Ashes clash 09-12-2013 03:17 PM

    Adelaide: Australia paceman Mitchell Johnson and England allrounder Ben Stokes have been found not guilty of breaching the code of conduct despite clashing during the second Ashes Test, the International Cricket Council (ICC) said on Monday. The pair collided after a heated exchange on Sunday during the fourth day's play...
  • Beaten England must look into their 'souls', says Cook 09-12-2013 10:26 AM

    Adelaide: Under-pressure Alastair Cook called on his demoralised England team to search their "souls" after their second straight Ashes Test defeat to Australia on Monday, with the skipper among those conducting the deepest introspection. England's final four wickets fell within an hour's play on the fifth day at Adelaide Oval,...
  • 2nd Ashes Test: Australia win by 218 runs, take 2-0 lead 09-12-2013 07:08 AM

    Adelaide: Michael Clarke's Australians finished off England in 11 overs on Monday to win the second Test by 218 runs and take a 2-0 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...
  • 2nd Ashes Test, Day 5: as it happened 09-12-2013 05:23 AM

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 4 round-up: Australia moved within four wickets of victory in the second Ashes Test and a 2-0 series lead after ending Joe Root's defiant innings and exposing the England tailenders to the new ball before stumps on the...
  • 2nd Ashes Test: Australia four wickets away from win in Adelaide 08-12-2013 01:35 PM

    Adelaide: Australia moved within four wickets of victory in the second Ashes Test and a 2-0 series lead after ending Joe Root's defiant innings late Sunday and exposing the England tailenders to the new ball before stumps on the penultimate evening. Set an improbable 531 to win when Australia declared...
  • As it happened: The Ashes: 2nd Test, Day 4 08-12-2013 05:37 AM

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 3 round-up: Mitchell Johnson tormented England by taking seven wickets with some fearsome fast bowling and Australia's batsmen compounded the pressure by extending the lead to 530 runs with two days remaining in the second Ashes Test. It...
  • Ashes, 2nd Test: Australia lead by 530 after Johnson show on Day 3 07-12-2013 01:16 PM

    Adelaide: Mitchell Johnson tormented England by taking seven wickets with some fearsome fast bowling on Saturday and Australia's batsmen compounded the pressure by extending the lead to 530 runs with two days remaining in the second Ashes Test. It was a hectic third day at the Adelaide Oval, with 12...
  • As it happened: Ashes, 2nd Test, Day 3 07-12-2013 05:19 AM

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 2 Round-up: Michael Clarke and Brad Haddin scored centuries as Australia ran rampant before declaring at 570 for 9 on Friday, then Mitchell Johnson bowled England captain Alastair Cook to cap a strong performance by the hosts on...
  • As it happened: 2nd Ashes Test, Day 1 05-12-2013 05:06 AM

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) TOSS: Australia won the toss and Michael Clarke decided to bat. TEAM NEWS: Australia retained the same XI. Ben Stokes makes his debut for England, with the visitors also bringing in Monty Panesar to partner offspinner Graeme Swann. Playing...
  • Fit Clarke savours rare continuity in Adelaide 04-12-2013 10:49 AM

    Adelaide: Australia captain Michael Clarke has declared himself fit to face England in the second Ashes Test and is relishing the opportunity to lead out the same 11 players in back-to-back matches for the first time in a year. Clarke skipped training on Tuesday after rolling his right ankle the...
  • Graeme Swann seeks Mallett's help to turn fortunes 04-12-2013 09:03 AM

    Adelaide: Graeme Swann has linked up with former Australian Test spinner Ashley Mallett in an effort to lift his fortunes and bowl England to a series-levelling victory in Adelaide, reports said on Wednesday. Swann, 34, met Mallett on Tuesday, two days before the second Test starts, to get tips on...
  • Michael Clarke says fit to play second Ashes Test 04-12-2013 08:44 AM

    Adelaide: Australia captain Michael Clarke has declared himself fit to play England in the second Ashes Test in Adelaide after suffering an injury scare when he rolled his ankle on Monday. Clarke skipped training on Tuesday to rest his ankle but trained in the nets on Wednesday at Adelaide Oval,...
  • Australia retain same team for 2nd Ashes Test 04-12-2013 08:39 AM

    Adelaide: Captain Michael Clarke is fit and will take his place in an unchanged Australian lineup for the second Ashes Test against England. Australia won the series-opening match by 381 runs in Brisbane - their first win in 10 Tests - and have retained the winning combination, with Clarke overcoming...
  • Ashes bowlers brace up for heavy workload in Adelaide 03-12-2013 01:19 PM

    Melbourne: Resurgent Australia had enigmatic paceman Mitchell Johnson to thank for their crushing win over England in Brisbane and will put their hopes on another unknown quantity when the coin is tossed for the second Ashes Test in Adelaide. Adelaide Oval's new drop-in pitch is only expected to enhance the...
  • Australia don't mind opening England's Trott wounds 29-11-2013 11:08 AM

    Melbourne: Australia will leave no stone unturned to find ways of unsettling England during the Ashes, even if it involves raising the sensitive issue of Jonathan Trott's troubles out on the field. England's number three batsman left the tour this week to deal with a stress-related illness after failing twice...
  • Batsmen can expect another Ashes bumpy ride in Adelaide 27-11-2013 12:52 PM

    Sydney: The Adelaide Oval curator will seek to juice up what has traditionally been a docile pitch for the second Ashes Test between Australia and England next week, meaning batsmen may be in for a torrid opening. Damian Hough said he would leave grass on the refurbished stadium's new drop-in...
  • Verbal taunts continue between Ashes Test matches 27-11-2013 10:04 AM

    Adelaide: Australia fast bowler Mitchell Johnson says he doesn't anticipate a truce in the verbal sparring between his team and England for the second Ashes Test beginning December 5 at Adelaide. Johnson, who took man-of-the-match figures of 9 for 103 in Australia's 381-run win in the first Test at Brisbane,...
  • CA declares Test venues for 2014-15 India series 11-09-2013 05:34 PM

    Cricket Australia (CA) on Wednesday confirmed the venues for the four Test matches against India in the 2014-15 season. Adelaide, Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne will host the four matches, while Perth missed out on a possible option. Announcing the schedule, CA Chief Executive said the venues were decided considering the...