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  • As it happened: Australia vs South Africa, 4th ODI 3 days ago

    (For ball-by-ball commentary scroll down to the bottom of the page) Toss: South Africa have won the toss and have opted to bat. Australia lead the five match ODI series 2-1. Teams: Australia: David Warner, Aaron Finch, Shane Watson, Steven Smith, George Bailey, Glenn Maxwell, Matthew Wade, James Faulkner, Pat Cummins, Nathan Coulter-Nile,...
  • As it happened: Pakistan vs Australia, 2nd Test, Day 4 November 2, 2014

    (For ball by ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 3 Roundup: Pakistan dismissed Australia for 261 runs to take a first-innings lead of 309. Captain Misbah-ul Haq could have enforced a follow-on, but opted to bat again and set an even bigger target for the opposition....
  • 2nd Test: Australia fight to save match after Younis Khan's epic 213 October 31, 2014

    Abu Dhabi: Australia were left with a daunting task to save the second Test and series after Younis Khan hit an epic double hundred to put Pakistan in command on Friday. Younis notched a memorable 213 for his fifth double hundred to steer Pakistan to 570 for 6 declared in their...
  • 2nd Test: Spin-hit Australia look to bounce back against Pakistan October 29, 2014

    After failing another Asian spin test, Australia will strive to bounce back in the second and final Test against Pakistan starting in Abu Dhabi on Thursday. The world number two team was all at sea against an inexperienced but effective Pakistan spin attack and suffered a crushing 221-run defeat in the...
  • David Warner, Younis Khan move up in ICC Test rankings for batsmen October 27, 2014

    Dubai: Hundreds in both innings during Pakistan's win over Australia in the first Test helped former captain Younis Khan jump four places to seventh while Aussie opener David Warner moved up to a career-high fourth position in the latest ICC batting and bowling rankings released on Monday. Pakistan blitzed Australia by...
  • Three-ton David Warner feels lucky to match Don Bradman October 25, 2014

    Australian opener David Warner believes luck played a part in his matching illustrious countryman Don Bradman's three consecutive Test hundreds, he said today. The 27-year-old left-hander smashed 133 for his ninth Test century, his third in as many innings following his 135 and 145 against South Africa in Cape Town in...
  • As it happened: Pakistan vs Australia, 1st Test, Day 4 October 25, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 3 Roundup: Pakistan stretched their lead to a commanding 189 runs after inexperienced spinners Yasir Shah and Zulfiqar Babar dismissed Australia for 303 on the third day of the first Test on Friday. Opening batsmen Ahmed Shehzad, 22 not out,...
  • 1st Test: Spinners shine as Pakistan take 189-run lead against Australia on Day 3 October 24, 2014

    Dubai: Pakistan stretched their lead to a commanding 189 runs after inexperienced spinners Yasir Shah and Zulfiqar Babar dismissed Australia for 303 on the third day of the first Test on Friday. Opening batsmen Ahmed Shehzad, 22 not out, and Azhar Ali, 16 not out, guided the home team to 38...
  • As it happened: Pakistan vs Australia, 1st Test, Day 3 October 24, 2014

    (Scroll down for ball-by-ball commentary) Day 2 Roundup: David Warner's aggressive half century led Australia to a solid 113 without loss after Sarfraz Ahmed's belligerent century lifted Pakistan to 454 on the second day of the first Test on Thursday. Warner raised his sixth consecutive 50-plus score in Tests and was unbeaten...
  • 1st Test: Australia solid after Pakistan's 454 on day two October 23, 2014

    Dubai: David Warner's aggressive half-century spurred Australia to a solid 113 without loss after Sarfraz Ahmed's belligerent century lifted Pakistan to 454 on the second day of the first Test on Thursday. Warner raised his sixth consecutive 50-plus score in Tests and was unbeaten on 75 off 77 balls, with seven...
  • David Warner hopeful for Pakistan Test, Michael Clarke returns October 13, 2014

    Australian batsman David Warner is confident he will be fit to face Pakistan in next week's first Test despite suffering a groin injury in the final one-day international in Abu Dhabi on Sunday. Warner left the field in clear discomfort in the 35th over of Pakistan's innings during Australia's dramatic one-run...
  • Australia beat Pakistan by 6 wickets in one-off Twenty20 October 6, 2014

    Dubai: Offspinner Glenn Maxwell polished off Pakistan's top order with the new ball and opening batsman David Warner anchored the run chase with an unbeaten 54 as Australia comfortably won the one-off Twenty20 match by six wickets on Sunday. Maxwell finished with 3 for 13 after removing opening batsman Awais Zia...
  • Pakistan, Australia face off in Twenty20 October 4, 2014

    Dubai: Pakistan and Australia look to build their squads in the shortest format of the game when they meet in the lone Twenty20 international in Dubai on Sunday, but both are missing key men. Pakistan, who were World Twenty20 champions in 2009, will be without their key spinner Saeed Ajmal who...
  • Australia arrive for first Zimbabwe tour in 10 years August 22, 2014

    Harare: The Australia cricket team arrived for its first tour of Zimbabwe in a decade on Thursday, promising to play hard and shrugging off questions over the trip. Australia avoided playing in the troubled southern African country for 10 years from 2004 because of the rule of longtime president Robert Mugabe...
  • Australia's CoulterNile to miss Zimbabwe tour June 25, 2014

    Sydney: Paceman Nathan CoulterNile is set to miss Australia's upcoming limited overs triseries in Zimbabwe as he recovers from a hamstring injury. CoulterNile underwent surgery on Tuesday and team physiotherapist Alex Kountouris said he was not likely to be ready in time for the matches against South Africa and Zimbabwe....
  • IPL 7: Warner, Dhawan steer Hyderabad to a sixwicket win over Chennai May 22, 2014

    Ranchi: Riding on David Warner's brilliant 45ball 90 and Shikhar Dhawan's unbeaten 64 off 51 Sunrisers Hyderabad chased down the target of 186 with relative ease to beat Chennai Super Kings by six wickets on Thursday. Sunrisers crossed the mark with two balls to spare taking their points tally to...
  • IPL 7: RCB near exit door after 7wicket defeat to Hyderabad May 20, 2014

    Royal Challengers Bangalore were pushed close to exit door of IPL 7 after a crushing 7wicket defeat against Sunrisers Hyderabad, who kept their glimmer of playoff hopes alive in their last home game of the season. Chasing a challenging 161 to win, David Warner returned to Hyderabad's opening slot with a...
  • Australia opener Warner to skip Zimbabwe trip May 16, 2014

    Australia opener David Warner will sit out a triangular oneday international tournament in Zimbabwe in August and September to remain with his partner as she prepares to have their first child. The 27yearold has received the backing of coach Darren Lehmann to miss the two ODIs against both South Africa and...
  • As it happened: Hyderabad vs Punjab, IPL, Match 39 May 14, 2014

    (For ballbyball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Prematch: KXIP have no batting worries with Glenn Maxwell, David Miller and of late Virender Sehwag doing most of the damage. Neither are there any concerns in the bowling department for Punjab, with Sandeep Sharma proving a handful with his...
  • IPL 7: Hyderabad face a tough task against Punjab May 14, 2014

    Race to the playoffs in IPL 7 has entered the final lap, and on Wednesday Sunrisers Hyderabad and Kings XI Punjab will try to outsprint each other to stay in contention for a topfour finish. At the outset, the contest seems lopsided with Punjab second on the table...
  • IPL 7: Rayudu, Simmons power Mumbai to an easy win over Hyderabad May 12, 2014

    Driven by knocks of Lendl Simmons (68 off 50) and Ambati Rayudu (68 off 46), Mumbai Indians overwhelmed Sunrisers Hyderabad's target of 158 with ease by clinching the match by seven wickets at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium on Monday. A total of 157 looked competitive, but Simmons and Ambati...
  • IPL 7: De Villiers's 89 off 41 scripts Bangalore's win over Hyderabad May 4, 2014

    AB de Villiers produced one of the most devastating Twenty20 innings as he smashed an unbeaten 89 from just 42 balls as Royal Challengers Bangalore pulled off a sensational fourwicket victory over Sunrisers Hyderabad on Sunday. De Villiers butchered Hyderabad bowlers with 6 fours and 8 sixes as he took Bangalore...
  • My role was to lay a solid foundation for team: Lokesh Rahul May 1, 2014

    Having vindicated the team management's decision to promote him to the number three spot, Sunrisers Hyderabad's young batsman Lokesh Rahul said he was pleased to have played the sheet anchor's role in his side's win against Mumbai Indians in the IPL here. Rahul played his part, scoring 46 off 40...
  • IPL 7: Sunrisers Hyderabad win by 15 runs to keep Mumbai Indians winless April 30, 2014

    Mumbai Indians slumped to their fifth straight defeat in IPL 7 as Sunrisers Hyderabad thumped the defending champions by 15 runs in Dubai on Wednesday. After posting a fighting total of 172, Hyderabad bowlers came up with a superb show to restrict Mumbai to 157 for 7. Mumbai started on a...
  • Sunrisers Hyderabad batsmen David Warner, Aaron Finch reprimanded for dissent April 27, 2014

    Dubai: Sunrisers' Australian duo of David Warner and Aaron Finch received an official reprimand for breaching the IPL Code of Conduct during their team's match against Delhi Daredevils at Dubai International Stadium. According to a press release, "Both Warner and Finch admitted to the Level 1...