Chris Rogers

  • Opener Rogers casts doubt on Australia's top Test ranking May 2, 2014

    Opening batsman Chris Rogers is uncertain Australia deserves to be ranked world number one in Tests, saying the team's 4-0 drubbing by India was not the mark of a top team. Australia were promoted to the pinnacle for the first time in nearly five years on Thursday, when the ranking system...
  • Aussie opener Rogers hits double ton in record chase May 1, 2014

    London: Australia Test opener Chris Rogers hit an unbeaten 241 as English county Middlesex chased down their highest fourth-innings total to clinch a seven-wicket win over Yorkshire at Lord's on Wednesday. Set a huge 472 to win, 36-year-old Rogers stormed to the third-highest fourth-innings score ever recorded by a batsman in...
  • England women's captain earns Wisden award April 10, 2014

    London: The captain of England's women's team has become only the second female to be included among Wisden's Five Cricketers of the Year, an annual award by the world's most prestigious cricket publication. Charlotte Edwards was joined on the 2013 list by Australia players Ryan Harris and Chris Rogers, India opener...
  • Aussie Ashes heroes Ryan Harris, Chris Rogers honoured by Wisden April 9, 2014

    London: Australia paceman Ryan Harris and opening batsman Chris Rogers have been rewarded for their performances in the two recent Ashes series by being included as two of Wisden's Five Cricketers of the Year. They were honoured by the annual publication, often referred to as the 'bible of cricket', along with...
  • Chris Rogers learning from 'not so dumb' David Warner February 2, 2014

    Experienced Australia batsman Chris Rogers has been taking advice from fellow opener David Warner about how to face up to the South African bowling attack ahead of the first Test in Pretoria. The left-handed pair will be crucial for Australia in seeing off the new ball on wickets that will give...
  • 5th Test: Australia thrash England by 281 runs to win the Ashes series 5-0 January 5, 2014

    Sydney: Australia completed a 5-0 Ashes series whitewash with a 281-run victory inside three days of the fifth Test at the Sydney Cricket Ground as England capitulated to be all out for 166 chasing 448. Ryan Harris and Mitchell Johnson, whose 37 wickets earned him player of the series, again decimated...
  • As it happened: Australia vs England, 5th Ashes Test, Day 3 January 5, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 2 round-up: Australia skittled England for 155 in their first innings and then built a lead of 311 runs on the second day of the fifth Ashes Test at the Sydney Cricket Ground to edge closer to a 5-0...
  • Chris Rogers wants Australia to maintain winning combination in Sydney December 31, 2013

    Opening batsman Chris Rogers wants an unchanged Australian team for the fifth and final Ashes Test as a reward for the eleven players who beat England in the first four matches to emphatically wrest back the urn. The hosts have played with the same team since the start of the series...
  • Relieved Michael Clarke lauds bowlers and Rogers after toss anxiety December 29, 2013

    Melbourne: Australia captain Michael Clarke was left to thank his bowlers and centurion Chris Rogers for the hosts' escape in the fourth Ashes Test on Sunday, having risked his team's winning streak by opting to bowl first after winning the toss. Australia completed a dominant win by eight wickets at the...
  • Pressure off Chris Rogers after match-winning century December 29, 2013

    Melbourne: Possibly for the first time in his Test career, Chris Rogers will feel his spot on the Australian team is secure after following a first-innings half century with a match-winning century Sunday to give Australia a fourth straight Ashes win over England. Rogers had been conspicuous in his lack of...
  • Australia win fourth Ashes Test to take 4-0 lead over England December 29, 2013

    Melbourne: Chris Rogers smashed just his second Test century in emphatic style to lead Australia to an eight-wicket win over England and a fourth successive Ashes victory before tea on the fourth day of the fourth Test Sunday. Resuming on the overnight score of 30-1, David Warner was caught behind off...
  • Lehmann wants Australia to pile woe on wounded England December 22, 2013

    Australia coach Daren Lehmann has called on his top order to hammer home the Ashes pain for a dispirited and depleted England in the fourth Test starting on Thursday as they chase a 5-0 whitewash. The hosts have already reclaimed the urn with three big victories in the opening Tests against...
  • I need to score more runs, says Chris Rogers December 21, 2013

    Australia have wrapped up the Ashes two Tests early, but opening batsman Chris Rogers still feels on shaky ground ahead of the fourth Test in Melbourne without a century to his name in the series. The 36-year-old Rogers has opened with the in-form David Warner this series and the pair's 157-run...
  • 'Glory days are back', say Aussie media December 18, 2013

    Sydney: Australia's media wallowed in the Ashes humbling of old enemy England on Wednesday, saying "they urn-ed it" and the glory days are back. The triumph was given prominent coverage, with the Sydney Daily Telegraph screaming "No mercy for the dismal Poms" while lavishing praise on Michael Clarke. Cricket writer Malcolm...
  • Reborn Warner punishes England December 15, 2013

    Perth: Opener David Warner continued his remarkable revival of form as Australia put England to the sword on the third day of the third Ashes Test at the WACA Ground on Sunday. Warner made 112 from 140 balls, his second century of the series, to take his tally for the campaign...
  • Rogers laments Australia's failure to cash in on England's mistakes December 6, 2013

    Adelaide: Australia's failure to convert promising starts to punish England was the "big disappointment" from Thursday's opening day of the second Test in Adelaide, opening batsman Chris Rogers said. England held Australia to 273 for 5 at stumps after David Warner (29), Shane Watson (51) and Rogers (72) all gave up...
  • Ashes, 2nd Test: Clarke, Haddin take Australia to 273/5 on Day 1 December 5, 2013

    Adelaide: Stuart Broad claimed two wickets as England took the honors on Thursday's opening day of the second Ashes Test, restricting Australia to 273 for 5 on a docile pitch made for scoring runs. Skipper Michael Clarke, who won the toss and chose to bat, was unbeaten on 48 at stumps,...
  • Chris Rogers feels pressure to hold Australia spot December 1, 2013

    Under-pressure Australia opener Chris Rogers said on Sunday he cannot afford anymore batting failures or his Test career will be over. Rogers, 36, said he is feeling the heat to perform as potential replacement Phil Hughes is in the midst of a run-scoring spree in the domestic Sheffield Shield competition. Hughes has...
  • As it happened: Aus vs Eng, 1st Ashes Test, Day 3 November 23, 2013

    For ball-by-ball commentary scroll down to the bottom of the page Day 2 Round-up: Pacemen Mitchell Johnson and Ryan Harris combined to skittle England for 136 on Friday, and openers David Warner and Chris Rogers compounded the misery for the tourists on day two of the Ashes series with an unbroken...
  • Aussie Test opener Chris Rogers nears ton in Shield game November 8, 2013

    Melbourne: Test opener Chris Rogers scored an unbeaten 96 for Victoria on Friday to play himself into form ahead of the Ashes series against England. After his first-innings knock of 88 in five hours, Rogers gave another exhibition of strong defence in the second dig, mixed with occasional lusty blows. The 36-year-old...
  • Australia's Chris Rogers wants regular opening partner October 31, 2013

    Sydney: Australian opener Chris Rogers wants a steady partner at the top of the order for the Ashes series against England and has his eye on David Warner. The veteran left-hander was a regular feature during the mid-year Ashes series in England on his recall five years after his only...
  • As it happened: England vs Australia, Ashes 4th Test, Day 3 August 11, 2013

    For Live Updates from Chester-le-Street, CLICK HERE. End of Day's play, England 234/5 in 74 overs: The day has belonged to England. Ian Bell notched up his third century of the series to put England on top. Bell batted sublimely to register his 20th Test ton and one gets a feeling...
  • Australians pay tribute to veteran Chris Rogers' ton August 11, 2013

    Sydney: Chris Rogers' maiden Test century to give Australia the edge in the fourth Ashes match against England was hailed as a reward for years of perseverance, Australian newspapers said on Sunday. At almost 36, Rogers became the second oldest Australian to score a maiden Test century when he took his...
  • Chris Rogers in jubilant mood after emotional Test century August 11, 2013

    Chester-le-Street, England: Australia's veteran opener Chris Rogers was almost overcome with emotion on Saturday after recording his maiden Test century three weeks shy of his 36th birthday. The left-handed opener put his side on top with an unbeaten 101, the tourists reaching 222 for five in reply to England's first innings...
  • Rogers century keeps Australia in charge of fourth Test August 11, 2013

    Chester-le-Street: Chris Rogers rode his luck before reaching a hard-earned maiden Test century as Australia stayed in control of the fourth Ashes Test on Saturday, despite a swing-bowling masterclass from Stuart Broad on day two. Bad light brought an early end to an attritional day's play at Chester-le-Street, but not before...
  • England vs Australia, 3rd Ashes Test, day 2: As it happened August 2, 2013

    For live updates from the match, CLICK HERE. England innings: End of day 2 - England 52 for 2: The second day of the third Ashes Test also belonged to Australia except the five-wicket-haul for Graeme Swann. England made a slow start in reply to Australia's massive total. Peter Siddle picked u[p...
  • Rogers refuses to blame 'friend' after missing out on maiden ton August 2, 2013

    Manchester: Australia's Chris Rogers refused to blame a restless friend for missing out on what would have been a maiden Test hundred at Old Trafford on Thursday. The 35-year-old opener batted impressively after Australia captain Michael Clarke won the toss on the first day of the third Ashes Test and was...
  • Rogers glad of Warner's return to Australia squad July 30, 2013

    Manchester: Chris Rogers said on Tuesday that Australia could only benefit from David Warner's return, even though the opener may have to make way if his fellow left-hander plays in the third Test against England. Rogers is one of several Australia top order batsmen who have struggled so far in this...