CHRIS ROGERS

  • I contemplated retiring after being hit in second Test: Chris Rogers January 13, 2015

    Australian opener Chris Rogers said he contemplated retiring after being hit at the back of his helmet by a Rohit Sharma sweep shot while fielding during the second cricket Test against India at the Gabba. The incident happened on the opening day of the Brisbane Test when Rogers was fielding at...
  • Chris Rogers replaces Mike Hussey at PM XI captain vs England January 11, 2015

    Canberra: Cricket Australia says Test opener Chris Rogers will replace Mike Hussey as captain of the Prime Minister's XI to play England in a tour match at Manuka Oval in Canberra on Wednesday. Hussey sustained a calf injury while playing for the Sydney Thunder in the Big Bash League Twenty20 competition...
  • Good pitch and poor fielding helped Australia, feels David Warner January 6, 2015

    Sydney: Australian opener David Warner on Tuesday said that a good pitch coupled with India's poor bowling and fielding helped him score his third hundred of the series and place Australia at a commanding 348 for two at stumps on day one of the fourth and final Test. Warner hit 101...
  • Shane Watson is harsh on himself: Chris Rogers January 4, 2015

    Sydney: Australia opener Chris Rogers has said out-of-form all-rounder Shane Watson's biggest problem is he sets very high playing standards and judges himself too harshly. "He's an interesting character, he does put a lot of pressure on himself and he's desperate to do well. He's probably overly harsh on himself at...
  • Sydney Test to be Chris Rogers' swansong on Australian soil January 4, 2015

    Sydney: Australian opener Chris Rogers had decided that the fourth and final cricket Test against India at the SCG will be his last on home soil as he aims to finish his seven-year-long career in the Ashes series this year. The 37-year-old Rogers, who made his Test debut against India in...
  • Mitchell Starc likely to replace injured Mitchell Johnson at SCG January 4, 2015

    Sydney: Left-arm pacer Mitchell Starc is likely to take the place of injured quick Mitchell Johnson in a like-for-like replacement in the Australian team for the Sydney Test beginning on Tuesday. Johnson, Australia's leading bowler, was ruled out of the match on Sunday due to hamstring soreness, paving the way for...
  • SCG Test last for Chris Rogers on Australian soil January 4, 2015

    Sydney: Australia opening batsman Chris Rogers has declared that the Sydney Test against India will be his last on home soil. The 37-year-old wishes to hang up his boots following the Ashes in the summer. With an experience of 11 seasons in English county cricket, the left-hander could prove to be...
  • Chris Rogers frustrated to miss out on a big score December 26, 2014

    Melbourne: He cracked a half-century to lay the foundation for Australia's first innings but opener Chris Rogers said he was "frustrated" and "disappointed" to miss out on a big score on the opening day of the third Test against India in Melbourne on Friday. The hosts finished at 259/5, thanks to...
  • Boxing Day ton tops Chris Rogers' Christmas list December 23, 2014

    Melbourne: Australian batsman Chris Rogers on Tuesday said he'd love nothing more than an opening-day century in the Boxing Day Test against India, starting on Friday. "To go out and play in a second Boxing Day Test, that's something you dream of and can't take away. Hopefully, I can get a...
  • 2nd Test: MS Dhoni returns as India plot Gabba heist December 16, 2014

    It will be a huge ask for Team India to pull themselves out of the painful Adelaide thoughts, but international sport is as much about getting back on your feet as it is about maintaining a stranglehold. A defeat in the final session of a Test is always painful and the...
  • India in Australia 2014: Analysis of Australian cricket team December 6, 2014

    Analysis of Australia squad before the four-Test against India, which starts in Adelaide on Tuesday: TOP ORDER David Warner will be one of the first names on the team sheet after a brilliant year in which he has scored 1,199 Test runs at 74.93. India will not have forgotten the 69-ball century he...
  • Australia opener Chris Rogers answers critics with Shield ton November 18, 2014

    Australia opener Chris Rogers has provided a timely answer to his critics ahead of next week's Test squad announcement with a century for Victoria in the domestic Sheffield Shield championship. The 37-year-old, who was recalled for the first Ashes series last year half a decade after his single previous Test, has...
  • Colour-blind Chris Rogers stands down from pink ball trial November 7, 2014

    Sydney: Cricket Australia said on Friday that colour-blind batsman Chris Rogers` decision to withdraw from a match in which a pink ball will be trialled would not jeopardise the opener's Test career. Rogers has pulled out of Victoria's day-night Sheffield Shield clash against Tasmania, starting on Saturday, citing his difficulties in...
  • 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 40 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 fourthinnings total to clinch a sevenwicket win over Yorkshire at Lord's on Wednesday. Set a huge 472 to win, 36yearold Rogers stormed to the thirdhighest fourthinnings 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 lefthanded 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 50 January 5, 2014

    Sydney: Australia completed a 50 Ashes series whitewash with a 281run 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 ballbyball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 2 roundup: 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 50...
  • 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 matchwinning 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 firstinnings half century with a matchwinning 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 40 lead over England December 29, 2013

    Melbourne: Chris Rogers smashed just his second Test century in emphatic style to lead Australia to an eightwicket 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 301, 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 50 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 36yearold Rogers has opened with the inform David Warner this series and the pair's 157run...
  • '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 urned 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...