Ben Hilfenhaus

  • It's good to play under MS Dhoni, says Ben Hilfenhaus April 26, 2014

    Chennai Super Kings' Australian recruit Ben Hilfenhaus is enjoying playing under Mahendra Singh Dhoni and says the India captain hasn't changed since the time he has joined the yellow brigade. "He has not changed at least since the time I have been around. He is good to play under and there...
  • Ben Hilfenhaus and James Smith ruled out of BBL January 9, 2013

    Melbourne: Australians Ben Hilfenhaus (Hurricanes) and James Smith (Strikers) have been ruled out of the remainder of the Big Bash League (BBL) with injuries. They will be replaced by Mark Higgs (Hurricanes) and Travis Head (Strikers), respectively, Cricket Australia (CA) announced Wednesday. The Twenty20 BBL technical committee approved the changes to the...
  • Bird, Khawaja named in Aus squad for second Test December 18, 2012

    Melbourne: Cricket Australia's (CA) national selection panel (NSP) on Tuesday named a 13player squad for the second Test against Sri Lanka starting on Boxing Day here at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG). Jackson Bird replaced Ben Hilfenhaus as the latter is out due to injury while lefthand batsman Usman Khawaja has...
  • Hilfenhaus out of Boxing Day Test vs Sri Lanka December 17, 2012

    Hobart: Australia coach Mickey Arthur says paceman Ben Hilfenhaus will miss the second Test against Sri Lanka starting Boxing Day because of a side muscle strain. Hilfenhaus, who sat out the third Test against South Africa in Perth earlier this month with a sore knee, took 130 from overs in...
  • Ben Hilfenhaus injured in 1st Test December 16, 2012

    Hobart: Australia lost another fast bowler on Sunday with Ben Hilfenhaus leaving the field early on the third day's play of the first Test against Sri Lanka. The Tasmanian swing bowler departed after delivering just two balls of his 13th over in the opening hour in Hobart. Team officials said he...
  • Johnson dropped for 1st Test against Sri Lanka December 13, 2012

    Hobart: The Australian selectors have dropped Mitchell Johnson in favor of fellow fast bowlers Peter Siddle and Ben Hilfenhaus in the Australia team named on Thursday for the first Test against Sri Lanka. Siddle and Hilfenhaus return after being rested from the third Test against South Africa in Perth, while Mitchell...
  • Clarke rested from opening round of BBL December 5, 2012

    Melbourne: Australia Test captain Michael Clarke has back soreness and will not play the opening round of the Twenty20 domestic competition this weekend. Cricket Australia officials on Wednesday also told pace bowlers Ben Hilfenhaus and John Hastings to sit out the initial Big Bash round, while Test hopeful Josh Hazlewood won't...
  • Australia rest Siddle, Hilfenhaus for the third Test November 29, 2012

    Perth: Australia have rested weary fast bowlers Peter Siddle and Ben Hilfenhaus for the third cricket Test against Australia which starts at the WACA ground on Friday. The Australian selectors have included a fourpronged pace attack of Mitchell Johnson, Mitchell Starc, Josh Hazlewood and John Hastings in their 12man squad...
  • Watson, Hilfenhaus out; Maxwell in for Pak ODIs July 16, 2012

    Melbourne: Australia have selected two squads for the short series against Pakistan next month with a focus on the World Twenty20 tournament in September, drafting in uncapped allrounder Glenn Maxwell to gain experience and including veterans Shane Watson and Ben Hilfenhaus for only half of the tour to the United...
  • Getting to the playoffs still tough: Hussey May 13, 2012

    Chennai: They might be inside the topfour in the points table right now after two consecutive wins but Chennai Super Kings batsman Mike Hussey says getting to the IPL playoffs remains a tough task and his side will have to be consistent in the remaining matches to make the cut. ...
  • Sehwag awestruck by Hilfenhaus delivery May 13, 2012

    Chennai: Delhi Daredevils captain Virender Sehwag conceded that the delivery Ben Hilfenhaus bowled to clean him up was an "unplayable" one while winning captain MS Dhoni lauded his players for playing "authentic cricket." "Full credit to CSK [Chennai Super Kings] for the manner they played. It...
  • Cricketainment: Hilfenhaus made all the difference May 11, 2012

    CNNIBN's experts review Chennai Super Kings' win over Rajasthan Royals in IPL 5 on Thursday. ...
  • CSK beat RR to remain in playoffs hunt May 11, 2012

    With 43 runs needed to win from the final four overs, Albie Morkel and Anirudha Srikkanth played some sensational shots to pull the match from under the noses of Rajasthan Royals to earn Chennai Super Kings a much needed fourwicket win with 11 balls to spare. Chasing 127run target, Chennai lost...
  • Raina credits bowlers for CSK win May 5, 2012

    Chennai: Chennai Super Kings batsman Suresh Raina said bowlers made the decisive difference in his team's 10run win over Deccan Chargers in their IPL match at home on Friday. The team successfully defended 160 runs as the visitors could only manage 150 for 5 in their 20 overs in spite...
  • Harris, Hilfenhaus achieve careerbest ratings April 13, 2012

    Dubai: After guiding Australia to a thrilling threewicket win over West Indies in the first Test in Barbados, pacers Ben Hilfenhaus and Ryan Harris achieved their highestever bowling ratings in the ICC Test rankings. ManoftheMatch Harris, who took 3 for 31 in the West Indies second innings, jumped five places to...
  • 1st Test: Aus fight back strongly on Day 4 April 11, 2012

    Bridgetown: Tailender Ryan Harris and fast bowler Ben Hilfenhaus helped Australia force back into the opening Test against the West Indies on day four on Tuesday at Kensington Oval. Harris hit a careerbest, unbeaten 68 to rally Australia to 406 for 9 declared in response to the West Indies' first innings...
  • Windies beat Australia to take 21 lead March 24, 2012

    Castries, St. Lucia: Kieron Pollard smashed 102 off 70 balls on Friday to help West Indies to a 42run victory over Australia in the fourth oneday cricket international at Beausejour Stadium. The 24yearold allrounder blasted eight sixes and five fours to lift the hosts to 294 for 7 off 50 overs...
  • Sehwag being Sehwag February 26, 2012

    The biggest Poppat of India's tour has been Virender Sehwag. Today, at the SCG, he made just five runs, taking his series tally to 35 runs at a dismal average of 8.75. Sehwag's mental frame of mind was evident when he flailed his bat at a very wide delivery outside...
  • Long time since team bowled so well: Ponting February 19, 2012

    Brisbane: After notching up a crushing 110run win against India, standin Australian captain Ricky Ponting said it had been a long time since he has seen his side bowl as well as they did in Sunday's game. The Australians bundled out India for 178 after setting them a stiff target of...
  • Australia maul India by 110 runs February 19, 2012

    Brisbane: Riding on Ben Hilfenhaus' maiden fivewicket haul in oneday internationals, Australia bundled out India for 178 to win the seventh match of the triseries by 110 runs in Brisbane on Sunday. India's chase of 289 was over before it started when they failed to recover from three early strikes....
  • Inspired Australia outdo India February 20, 2012

    In the end, the better team won. Australia had struggled on a sluggish Adelaide Oval surface in their last two matches, but on a Brisbane pitch with more pace and bounce they showed that they have the firepower to make the bestofthreefinals, owing to capable batsmen and very good pace...
  • Hilfenhaus to step in for injured Lee February 6, 2012

    Aussie pacer Ben Hilfenhaus, who had the measure of most Indian batsmen during the recently concluded Test series between the two sides, has been named as Brett Lee's replacement for the ongoing triseries Down Under also featuring Sri Lanka. Lee was ruled out of the tournament with a broken toe sustained...
  • Onfield exchange part of the game: Ganguly January 27, 2012

    Adelaide: Former captain Sourav Ganguly feels that the onfield verbal exchange between Virat Kohli and Ben Hilfenhaus in the ongoing fourth and final Test between India and Australia is part and parcel of international cricket and signifies "competitive spirit." Young India batsman Kohli, who notched up his maiden Test hundred on...
  • Kohli is run out at the stroke of stumps January 27, 2012

    In the penultimate over of the day, Virat Kohli was run out attempting a needless single. Last ball of the 55th over, as the last specialist batsman with a nightwatchman in Ishant Sharma bizarrely send to protect Wriddhiman Saha at the nonstriker's end, Kohli chose to run a...
  • Hilfenhaus rocks India with three in an over January 15, 2012

    It wasn't a moment, but when Ben Hilfenhaus took three wickets in one over, he made Poppats out of India's lower order. It was stunning stuff. With the first ball of the 63rd over, he removed Vinay Kumar with a shortofalength delivery that took the edge to Michael Clarke at...
  • 3rd Test: India on the brink of another loss January 14, 2012

    Perth: India are once again staring down the barrel after another abject display by the batsmen on day two of the third Test. Tottering at 88 for 4 in their second innings at the WACA the visitors are on the verge of a 30 deficit in the series. Rahul Dravid...
  • 'Hilfenhaus should be rested in Adelaide' January 11, 2012

    Perth: If Australia could seal the series in the Perth Test, Ben Hilfenhaus should be rested for the fourth and final Test in Adelaide, said Allister de Winter, who helped the fast bowler finetune his bowling action. De Winter, who was in content_cnion for becoming Australia's bowling coach said there was...
  • Clarke mulls allpace attack for Perth January 6, 2012

    Sydney: Ecstatic after taking an unbeatable 20 lead over India, Australia captain Michael Clarke said he might field an allpace attack in the third Test to bounce the visitors out of the series at the dreaded Perth track. Australia beat India by 122 runs and an innings and 68 runs in...