GABBA TEST

  • Amla, Kallis guide SA to 255/2 against Australia on Day 1 November 9, 2012

    Brisbane: Hashim Amla showed he wouldn't be intimidated by Australia's mind games, scoring an unbeaten 90 to guide South Africa to 255 for 2 at stumps on Friday after a seriesopening day dominated by the batsmen. Amla surpassed 5,000 career runs and shared partnerships of 136 with Jacques Kaliis (84 not...
  • Aussie mind games don't bother us: Graeme Smith November 8, 2012

    Brisbane: South Africa captain Graeme Smith has brushed off any impact of any potential psychological jabs the Australians may attempt on his team, as a result of a leaked dossier which highlighted individual plans for targeting the opposition batsmen. On Wednesday, the CourierMail reported it had a twopage document which...
  • Australia plan to welcome SA with short stuff November 8, 2012

    Sydney: Australia's pace bowlers would be pushing the boundaries of acceptable aggression with a barrage of short bowling at South Africa's batsmen in this week's first Test against the Proteas, captain Michael Clarke has said. South Africa come into the threematch series as the topranked team in Test cricket with...
  • I expect to play Gabba Test, says Ponting November 7, 2012

    Brisbane: Senior batsman Ricky Ponting plans to step up sprint work to prove his fitness from a hamstring injury ahead of Friday's opening Brisbane Test against South Africa. Ponting withdrew during last week's Sheffield Shield game for Tasmania with hamstring tightness, but said he was feeling better two days out...
  • Newlook Aussie squad for 1st Test vs NZ November 26, 2011

    Brisbane: Bighitting opener David Warner is set to be among at least three debutants in Australia's team for the first Test against New Zealand, having been named on Saturday in a 12man squad. The 25yearold New South Wales opener replaces allrounder Shane Watson, one of five players ruled out due to...