CB SERIES FINAL

  • Watson lauds Australia's fighting abilities March 8, 2012

    Adelaide: Australia's standin captain Shane Watson was delighted at his team standing up to the test after scoring a nonetooimpressive 231 against Sri Lanka in the third and decisive final of the CB series here on Thursday. "After getting 231 we knew we were going to have to bowl and field...
  • Australia fined for slow overrate March 8, 2012

    Adelaide: Australia were on Thursday fined for maintaining a slow overrate during its 16run win over Sir Lanka in the third and final ODI of the bestofthree finals of the triseries here on Thursday. Chris Broad of the Emirates Elite Panel of ICC Match Referees imposed the fines after Australia were...
  • Lack of partnerships up front did us: Mahela March 8, 2012

    Adelaide: Sri Lankan captain Mahela Jayawardene rued the lack of partnerships up front as they lost to Australia by 16 runs in the last and decisive final of the cricket triseries here on Thursday. "Initially if we were given 231 we would have taken it. They put a lot of pressure on...
  • SL look to prevail over Aussies in finals March 3, 2012

    Brisbane: A woeful India out of the equation, Australia and Sri Lanka will battle it out in bestofthree finals with the spirited islanders wellequipped to upstage the hosts in the summit clashes starting on Sunday. Mahela Jayawardene and his men have beaten Australia in three straight games and what's more, have...
  • Injury forces Ishant Sharma out, Sreesanth in March 3, 2008

    Brisbane: Pacer Ishant Sharma, the find of this season, will miss the second CB series final between India and Australia at Brisbane on Tuesday. Ishant had injured the middle finger on his bowling hand during his 5th over in Sunday's match. He went on to finish the over with the wicket...