Australia A

  • Phil Hughes makes Australia case with one-day double ton 20 hours 26 minutes ago

    Sydney: Australia batsman Phil Hughes, who put aside personal grief with a record unbeaten double century in an A match against South Africa on Tuesday, is happy to let his runs do the talking as he presses his case for an international recall. The one-time batting prodigy has been recalled and...
  • Gurinder Sandhu on stand-by for Australia A July 21, 2014

    Melbourne: Indian origin cricketer Gurinder Sandhu has been included in the Australia A squad as a stand-by for injured pacer Josh Hazlewood. Hazlewood suffered a side strain in Australia A's win over India A at Darwin on Sunday and has been ruled out of the quadrangular series also involving South Africa...
  • India A lose to Australia A in first ODI despite Sanju's knock July 20, 2014

    Darwin: Sanju Samson's valiant 81-run knock was overshadowed by Kane Richardson's five-wicket haul as India 'A' lost by 28 runs to Australia 'A' in the first one-day of a quadrangular series, which also features South Africa 'A' and a local National Performance Squad (NPS). Chasing 253 for a win in 50...
  • Second unofficial Test between Australia A and India A ends in a draw July 16, 2014

    Brisbane: Rain played spoilsport as the second and final four-day match between India A and Australia A ended in a draw on the fourth day at the Allan Border Field on Wednesday. Only 50 overs were possible on the final day before rain stopped play. An unbeaten century from Phillip Hughes...
  • Ojha strikes another ton, India A in the lead against Australia A July 15, 2014

    Brisbane: In-form Naman Ojha struck a brave ton while No. 10 batsman Umesh Yadav made 90 to not only pull India A out of trouble but also give the visitors a valuable lead after the third day's play against Australia A in the second unofficial Test at Allan Border Field,...
  • Ben Cutting, Chadd Sayers push India A on the backfoot July 14, 2014

    Brisbane: After a brave show on Day 1, India 'A' were pushed on the backfoot courtesy a fine fifty by Australia 'A' bastman Ben Cutting and a three-wicket haul by pacer Chadd Sayers on the second day of the final unofficial Test at Allan Border Field. Responding to 423 by Australia...
  • Mishra's spell puts India A on top against Australia A July 13, 2014

    Brisbane: Legspinner Amit Mishra bagged four wickets to spell trouble for the hosts as India A checked Australia A to 288 for 7 on the opening day of the second and final unofficial Test at the Allan Border Field here on Sunday. Electing to bat in the four-day game, the Aussies...
  • Nathan Lyon joins Australia A squad against India A July 10, 2014

    Melbourne: Off spinner Nathan Lyon has been added to the Australia A squad ahead of the second and final four-day match against India A, starting on Sunday in Brisbane. "Nathan has been added to the squad to give him the opportunity to play some First Class cricket in preparation for Australia's...
  • Ojha, Rayudu slam tons as India A draw four-day game against Australia A July 9, 2014

    Brisbane: Naman Ojha and Ambati Rayudu hit unbeaten centuries each to rescue India A to 285 for five in their second innings on the fourth and final day as the unofficial Test match against Australia A ended in a draw at Allan Border Field on Wednesday. After an unconquered double ton...
  • Record partnership rescues Australia A against India A on Day 3 July 8, 2014

    Brisbane: A record 371-run partnership between Mitchell Marsh and Sam Whiteman rescued Australia A from the brink of a collapse to 522/9 at stumps on Day 3 of their four-day match against India A at the Allan Border Field here on Tuesday. The Western Australia team-mates came together on Monday evening...
  • Tiwary, Ojha fine show take India A to 304/6 against Australia A July 6, 2014

    Brisbane: Captain Manoj Tiwary (83) and Naman Ojha (82 batting) hit aggressive half centuries to rescue India A from initial wobble and take them to a comfortable 304 for six on the opening day of the first four-day match against Australia A on Sunday. India A lost their three top batsmen...
  • India A squad for Australia tour to be picked today June 11, 2014

    Mumbai: Robin Uthappa and Manish Pandey, who had a stellar run at the Ranji Trophy this season, along with other fringe players are expected to find a berth in the India A squad which will be picked here on Wednesday for the tour of Australia in July-August. Uthappa, who excelled for...
  • James Faulkner to lead Australia A for 4-day series against India A June 6, 2014

    Melbourne: Australian all-rounder James Faulkner has been appointed as the 'A' team captain for the four-day series against India 'A' and South Africa 'A' in July and August, Cricket Australia confirmed Friday. Faulkner, who has been a part of IPL in 2011 (Pune Warriors), 2012 (Kings XI Punjab) and 2013 (Rajasthan...
  • India A to tour Australia in July-August April 11, 2014

    New Delhi: The Indian A team will tour Australia for two-four-day matches and a limited-over quadrangular cricket series from July 6 to August 2. The Indian A team will start their tour with two four-day games against Australia A at the Allan Border Field in Queensland before participating in the Quadrangular...
  • Australia pacer Ryan Harris to kick off coaching career April 8, 2014

    Sydney: Australia paceman Ryan Harris, who has played a major role in his country's Test resurgence over the last year, is to turn his hand to bringing through the next generation after being appointed an assistant coach with the 'A' squad. The popular 34-year-old will help head coach Michael Di Venuto...
  • Prior injured as England tour match ends in draw November 9, 2013

    Hobart: Matt Prior injured his calf while batting on Saturday and was unable to keep wicket for England in the visitors' rain-affected draw with Australia A. Prior felt stiffness in his lower leg when attempting a single while batting on the fourth day at Bellerive Oval. Joe Root took over as...
  • Second day washed out in England Ashes tour match November 7, 2013

    Hobart: Play was abandoned without a ball being bowled on the second day of England's four-day tour match against Australia A in Hobart on Thursday. Match umpires said play will start 30 minutes earlier on Friday's third day, although the weather forecast is for more rain. The Bellerive Oval pitch was covered...
  • Cook, Carberry post 1st-day tons vs Australia A November 6, 2013

    Hobart: England captain Alastair Cook and Michael Carberry pummeled the Australia A bowlers to post unbeaten centuries Wednesday on the first day of a four-day tour match as the tourists prepare for the first Ashes Test against Australia. Cook, who won the toss and elected to bat, notched 154 runs while...
  • Strong Australia A side to face England October 29, 2013

    Sydney: England will face a powerful batting line-up when they take on Australia A in Hobart next week, with in-form Usman Khawaja eager to secure a return to the Test side for the Ashes. The Pakistan-born batsman has another chance to stake his claim after struggling in the Ashes series in...
  • 18-year-old Shreyas Iyer's 67-ball 109 helps India U-19 hammer Aussies September 28, 2013

    Visakhapatnam: Shreyas Iyer smashed a quickfire century to help Indian under-19 beat Australia by 18 runs in a rain-curtailed encounter and enter the finals of the quadrangular tournament here on Friday. With this victory, India U-19 rounded off their league engagements unbeaten, winning all three of their matches. They had...
  • Tour by A teams helped SA players develop: Haroon Lorgat August 28, 2013

    Johannesburg: Describing the winter international programme as a huge success, Cricket South Africa (CSA) chief executive Haroon Lorgat feels the recent tour by A sides of India and Australia has helped the upcoming South African players in their development. The programme for the hosts included a triangular ODI series involving Australia...
  • Australia paceman Cummins suffers another injury setback August 19, 2013

    Sydney: Young Australian fast bowler Pat Cummins has suffered a recurrence of a back injury and is expected to miss the return Ashes series against England in another setback to his injury-plagued career, Cricket Australia said on Monday. The 20-year-old, one of the most exciting talents in Australian cricket, made a...
  • Jagmohan Dalmiya hails India A's tri-series victory August 14, 2013

    Kolkata: After India A's tri-Series triumph in South Africa, BCCI interim chief Jagmohan Dalmiya on Wednesday praised the team's performance. "I congratulate all the members of the India A team for winning the tri-Series final in South Africa," Dalmiya said in a congratulatory message. Close on the heels of Team India's hat-trick...
  • Australian seamers bowl India A out for 243 August 14, 2013

    Pretoria: After three run-feasts, India A's big hitters were reigned by an honest Australia A bowling attack in the final of the triangular series at the LC de Villiers Oval on Wednesday. Rohit Sharma and Cheteshwar Pujara were removed early, Suresh Raina was not allowed to flourish and Dinesh Karthik...
  • As it happened, India A vs Australia A: Tri-series final, Pretoria August 14, 2013

    Read on for live updates of the tri-series final between India A and Australia A at the LC de Villiers Oval in Pretoria. India A have opted to bat. Updates are in order of the latest action; scroll to the bottom of the page for toss and team news. Australia...
  • All eyes on Dhawan as India A take on Australia A in final August 14, 2013

    Pretoria: A confident India A, boosted by Shikhar Dhawan's brilliant double century, will take on their consistent Australian counterparts in what promises to be a high-scoring tri-series final on an absolute featherbed at the LC de Villiers Stadium here Wednesday. India have lost both their round robin league matches against the...
  • Injured Cummins sent back from South Africa August 12, 2013

    Injury-prone Australian fast bowler Pat Cummins has returned home from Australia A's tour of South Africa after complaining of back pain. Cummins considered to be an exciting fast-bowling prospect has failed to add to his one Test match he played against South Africa in 2011. The Australia A physio Kevin Sims...
  • Finch century in vain as South Africa A beat Australia A August 10, 2013

    Pretoria: Captain Aaron Finch's 119 went in vain as South Africa A beat Australia A by 19 runs in a round-robin match of the tri-series here on Saturday. Opener Finch ran out of partners and he was the last man out in Australia A's run chase of 253 for a win....
  • Late wickets give Australia A seven-run win over India A August 8, 2013

    Pretoria: Indian batsmen failed to hold their nerves during slog overs as they lost to Australia A by seven runs in an exciting opening encounter of the tri-Series tournament between 'A' teams here on Thursday. Allrounder Glenn Maxwell's magnificent unbeaten 145 off 99 balls helped Australia score a stiff 298 for...
  • Formidable India A up against talented Aussies in opener August 7, 2013

    Pretoria: A formidable India 'A' with a lot of senior team regulars will be facing an upbeat Australia 'A' in their first match of the tri-series cricket tournament here on Thursday. A keen contest can be expected as some of India's established youngsters like Cheteshwar Pujara, Shikhar Dhawan, Rohit Sharma and...