Chris Rogers

  • England women's captain earns Wisden award 10-04-2014 11:15 AM

    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...
  • Aussie Ashes heroes Ryan Harris, Chris Rogers honoured by Wisden 09-04-2014 04:35 PM

    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...
  • Chris Rogers learning from 'not so dumb' David Warner 02-02-2014 12:27 PM

    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...
  • 5th Test: Australia thrash England by 281 runs to win the Ashes series 5-0 05-01-2014 11:26 AM

    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...
  • As it happened: Australia vs England, 5th Ashes Test, Day 3 05-01-2014 05:09 AM

    (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...
  • Chris Rogers wants Australia to maintain winning combination in Sydney 31-12-2013 05:23 PM

    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...
  • Relieved Michael Clarke lauds bowlers and Rogers after toss anxiety 29-12-2013 02:40 PM

    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...
  • Pressure off Chris Rogers after match-winning century 29-12-2013 12:33 PM

    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...
  • Australia win fourth Ashes Test to take 4-0 lead over England 29-12-2013 09:32 AM

    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...
  • Lehmann wants Australia to pile woe on wounded England 22-12-2013 01:34 PM

    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...
  • I need to score more runs, says Chris Rogers 21-12-2013 11:48 AM

    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...
  • 'Glory days are back', say Aussie media 18-12-2013 08:45 AM

    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...
  • Reborn Warner punishes England 15-12-2013 08:25 PM

    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...
  • Rogers laments Australia's failure to cash in on England's mistakes 05-12-2013 04:21 PM

    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...
  • Ashes, 2nd Test: Clarke, Haddin take Australia to 273/5 on Day 1 05-12-2013 01:39 PM

    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...
  • Chris Rogers feels pressure to hold Australia spot 01-12-2013 12:29 PM

    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....
  • As it happened: Aus vs Eng, 1st Ashes Test, Day 3 23-11-2013 05:24 AM

    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...
  • Aussie Test opener Chris Rogers nears ton in Shield game 08-11-2013 06:42 PM

    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....
  • Australia's Chris Rogers wants regular opening partner 31-10-2013 09:34 AM

    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 11-08-2013 03:07 PM

    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...
  • Australians pay tribute to veteran Chris Rogers' ton 11-08-2013 12:33 PM

    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...
  • Chris Rogers in jubilant mood after emotional Test century 11-08-2013 11:19 AM

    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...
  • Rogers century keeps Australia in charge of fourth Test 10-08-2013 10:56 PM

    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...
  • England vs Australia, 3rd Ashes Test, day 2: As it happened 02-08-2013 02:57 PM

    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...
  • Rogers refuses to blame 'friend' after missing out on maiden ton 02-08-2013 09:42 AM

    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...
  • Rogers glad of Warner's return to Australia squad 30-07-2013 10:29 PM

    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...
  • Brett Lee wants David Warner in Ashes 30-07-2013 04:05 PM

    Sydney: Former Australian speedster Brett Lee is seeking David Warner's return to the national cricket side and wants him to open with Shane Watson in the ongoing Ashes series. Lee wants Warner to take the place of Chris Rogers who has failed to perform except for one half century in...