Day Two

  • 3rd Test: Boult strikes put New Zealand in the driver's seat March 23, 2013

    Auckland: Steve Finn claimed six dismissals, Matt Prior took five catches and New Zealand snapped up the wickets of Alastair Cook and Jonathan Trott before stumps Saturday as fortunes in the deciding match of the threeTest cricket series swayed wildly on its second day. Finn (6 for 125) ran through the...
  • Australia coach Mickey Arthur defends unimpressive Xavier Doherty March 3, 2013

    Hyderabad: Xavier Doherty hardly troubled the Indian batsmen but Australian coach Mickey Arthur defended the left-arm spinner's inclusion in the side, saying he was the best choice keeping in mind the way hosts handle the off-spin. Doherty, who came into the side at the expense of offspinner Nathan Lyon, gave away...
  • 2nd Test: Ajmal fivefor puts Pakistan in command on day two February 15, 2013

    Cape Town: The genius of Saeed Ajmal came to the fore for the first time in the series, as the Pakistan spinner singlehandedly put South Africa on the back foot on day two of the second Test at Newlands on Friday. South Africa went to stumps on 139 for 5 in...
  • 4th Test: Anderson leads England's charge on day two December 14, 2012

    Jamtha, Nagpur: England tightened their grip on the Nagpur Test as they reduced India to 87 for 4 on day two Friday. After posting 330 on a tough wicket, the tourist bowlers got the start they needed with James Anderson getting through the defences of Virender Sehwag off the third...
  • 2nd Test: Smith hundred keeps South Africa alive November 23, 2012

    Adelaide: Graeme Smith survived two close calls to post his 26th Test century and guide South Africa's comeback Friday after Morne Morkel's fivewicket haul swiftly stemmed Australia's rampant run flow in the second cricket Test. South Africa reached stumps at 217 for 2 on day two in reply to Australia's first...
  • SAAus Brisbane Test: Rain washes out day two November 10, 2012

    Brisbane: Rain washed out the second day of the first test between Australia and South Africa at the Gabba on Saturday. A torrential downpour some 45 minutes before the scheduled start was followed by drizzle which persisted throughout the day. It was the first time a whole day's play had...
  • Clarke rescues Aus but WI still hold the edge April 10, 2012

    Bridgetown, Barbados: Australia captain Michael Clarke hit a fluent 73 on Monday as his team reached 248 for 5 to trail West Indies by 201 runs at stumps on the third day of the opening Test. In pursuit of West Indies' formidable first innings of 449 for 9 declared, Australia...
  • Aus reach 482/4 on Day 2, lead by 291 January 4, 2012

    Sydney: Battered into submission would be the best way to describe India's plight at the end of day two of the second Test against Australia at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) on Wednesday. Skipper Michael Clarke brought up his maiden doubleton in Test cricket and veteran batsman Ricky Ponting scored his...
  • AusInd, 2nd Test, Day 2: As it happened January 4, 2012

    12:10 p.m. Just when one thought that things could not get any better for the Aussies, skipper Clarke brings up his 250 at the fag end of the day. 11:30 a.m. Now Michael Hussey gets into the act by bringing up his 28th Test fifty. The Indians seem to be just...
  • All eyes on Satyam, day two brings no end to nightmare January 9, 2009

    Hyderabad: It was day two of the Satyam Saga and things had not improved much. "We will maintain transparency," promised Satyam governing members, barely 36 hours after corporate India got its worst shocker. They swore that they were not party to the scam and were even unaware that such a thing was...
  • A colourful affair at Chivas Fashion Tour October 9, 2007

    Mumbai: It was an evening of high fashion at Day 2 of the Chivas Fashion Tour in Mumbai. And it was thankfully a more colourful affair than the opening night. Acclaimed designers Narendra Kumar and Wendell Rodricks showcased their work amidst much applause. "My collection is just for the celebrity, essentially...