Ashton Agar

  • CA suspends Ashton Agar for Code of Behaviour breach January 30, 2014

    Melbourne: Cricket Australia (CA) Thursday suspended Ashton Agar for breaching the CA Code of Behaviour during the Toyota Futures League match between Queensland and Western Australia on Wednesday. Agar was reported by the umpires for breaching Article 2.1.3 - showing dissent at an umpire's decision during a match. This was Agar's second...
  • Western Australia's Ashton Agar fined November 25, 2013

    Melbourne: Cricket Australia (CA) on Monday fined spinner Ashton Agar 25 per cent of his match fee for breaching the Code of Behaviour during Western Australia's Bupa Sheffield Shield match against the Victorian Bushrangers at the WACA. Agar was reported by umpires for breaching Article 2.1.3 - showing dissent at an...
  • Rajasthan Royals eye hat-trick, semis against Perth Scorchers September 29, 2013

    New Delhi: Rajasthan Royals eye a hat-trick of wins to enter the semi-finals of the Champions League Twenty20 (CLT20) when they meet Perth Scorchers in a Group A tie at Jaipur's Sawai Mansingh Stadium on Sunday. At home, Rajasthan's defence has looked impregnable with an all-win record since IPL6 earlier this...
  • Ashton Agar learns valuable lessons from Shane Warne September 4, 2013

    Teenage Australian spinner Ashton Agar says he plans to put advice from Shane Warne into practice and win back his Test place after a stunning debut during the recent Ashes series. The 19-year-old set the cricket world on fire with a quick-fire 98 batting at number 11 on his Test...
  • Ashton Agar to return home early August 20, 2013

    London: Young Australian spinner Ashton Agar will not take further part in the Ashes against England, owing to "a mild viral illness". "Agar has been unwell for the past week and subsequently a decision has been made to allow him to return early to Australia," said Cricket Australia in a statement...
  • Stuart Broad defiant over walking row August 20, 2013

    London: England allrounder Stuart Broad has insisted he's nothing to apologise for after refusing to walk in the opening Ashes Test against Australia at Trent Bridge. Broad, on his Nottinghamshire home ground, remained at the crease when, on 37 in the second innings, he edged a ball from teenage spinner Ashton...
  • Australia hope Warne can help spinners turn corner July 31, 2013

    Manchester: Australia are to call on Shane Warne to advise their spinners ahead of the make-or-break third Ashes Test at Old Trafford - where the leg-spin legend delivered the 'ball of the century' 20 years ago. Warne, in England as a television commentator, has been asked to have a word with...
  • Another 'Ashton' called up by Australia July 25, 2013

    After their surprise move to play 19-year-old Ashton Agar for the first two Ashes Tests, Australia have now called up another rookie spinner Ashton Turner for the tour game against Sussex staring at Hove on Friday. Both Agar and Turner were part of the Australia Under-19 squad that finished runners-up to...
  • Ashton Agar sent for scan after sore hip July 19, 2013

    London: Australian spinner Ashton Agar was sent for scans on his sore hip after the first day's play in the second Ashes Test between England and Australia at Lord's. Agar, 19, who made his debut in the first Ashes Test in Trent Bridge, Nottingham, bowled 13 overs in the first innings...
  • Anderson jumps to 6th, Bell to 17th in ICC Test rankings July 15, 2013

    Dubai: Ian Bell and James Anderson, heroes of England's 14-run win over Australia in the first Ashes Test, made impressive gains in the latest Reliance ICC Test Player Rankings released on Monday. Bell, who scored 25 and 109, is back in the top 20 of the Reliance ICC Test Player Rankings...
  • DRS controversy rises from The Ashes July 15, 2013

    The final act of the unbelievable drama of the first Ashes Test at Trent Bridge belonged to, quite ironically, the DRS. After five days of pulsating Test cricket at its best, Australia needed 15 runs to draw first blood and England were seeking the last wicket to win the opening...
  • Teen Ashton Agar holds Australia's Test hopes: Press July 14, 2013

    Sydney: Australia's newspapers are hoping debutant Ashton Agar can replicate his record-breaking first Test innings and guide his team to victory in the fluctuating first Ashes Test against England. While the media on Sunday highlighted yet more umpiring controversies that have dogged the series opener at Nottingham, commentators pointed to the...
  • The Ashes, 1st Test: England lead by 15 runs despite Agar heroics July 11, 2013

    Nottingham: A see-sawing second day in the opening Ashes Test in which Australian teenage debutant Ashton Agar make the highest score by a No. 11 batsman in a record last-wicket stand ended with England reaching 80 for 2 for a lead of 15 runs. England captain Alastair Cook was 37 not...
  • Records set by Australian Test debutant Ashton Agar July 11, 2013

    The records set by Australia's Ashton Agar and Phil Hughes against England during the first Ashes Test at Trent Bridge, Nottingham on Thursday. # Agar and Hughes' partnership of 163 is the highest for a 10th wicket in Tests. It was previously 151, jointly held by New Zealand's Brian Hastings and...
  • Record-breaker Ashton Agar stuns England at Trent Bridge July 11, 2013

    Teenage debutant Ashton Agar made the highest Test score by a No. 11 batsman in a record last-wicket stand of 163 with Phillip Hughes on Thursday as Australia made 280 on the second day of the first Test against England. Agar scored 98 from 101 balls with two sixes and 12...
  • Haddin appointed vice-captain for Ashes; Rogers, Harris also recalled April 24, 2013

    Sydney: Veteran wicketkeeper Brad Haddin was recalled to the Australian squad on Wednesday and made vice-captain for their upcoming Ashes tour to England with Chris Rogers and Ryan Harris also making the grade. Haddin, who has only played one Test in the past 14 months and turns 35 next week,...
  • Sri Lankan-origin Agar may debut for Aus in Chennai February 15, 2013

    Chennai: The 19-year-old Australian spinner of Sri Lankan-origin, Ashton Agar, could be in for a surprise debut against India in the first Test in Chennai after Cricket Australia decided to keep him in India for some more days, reported The West Australian. Agar was added to Australia's touring squad to India...
  • Australia taking Sri Lanka's help to beat India February 6, 2013

    New Delhi: Ashton Agar, just 19, wouldn't have thought to make rapid strides in Australian cricket, none though as big as being asked to join the national team on its Test tour of India. Agar, a left-arm spinner of Sri Lankan origin who changed his base from Melbourne to Perth in...