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  • Kohli used a knife and stabbed Dhawan, mocks MS Dhoni 3 days ago

    Dismissing the reports of a dressing room clash between Virat Kohli and Shikhar Dhawan, India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni laughed off the media speculations and said these are tales more suited for a movie script. Dhawan was struck on his wrist during a practice session at the Gabba and didn't come...
  • India in Australia: Two Tests India should not have lost 1 week ago

    Another Test is behind India, leaving a lot of ifs and buts. Skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni is right it doesn't matter how close you were to winning - what matters is the end result. India were beaten by four wickets to go down 0-2 in the four-match series. Looking at the...
  • 2nd Test: Sorry India surrender inside four days, Australia win by 4 wickets December 20, 2014

    An unforeseen change in batting order and some poor shot selection cost India another sorry Test defeat in Australia on Saturday as the hosts completed a four-wicket victory at the Gabba with more than a day to spare to go 2-0 up in the four-Test rubber. The visitors went downhill from...
  • Angry Ishant Sharma leaves Gabba because of no vegetarian food December 20, 2014

    Brisbane: Barely two weeks after mutually sharing the grief of Phillip Hughes' death, Indian team's relations with Cricket Australia is turning sour as pacer Ishant Sharma left the Gabba at lunch on the third day, after finding that there was no vegetarian preparation in the menu. Apparently they have been unhappy...
  • India blame Gabba practice pitches for Shikhar Dhawan injury December 20, 2014

    India on Saturday blamed the Australian pitches for the injuries sustained by Shikhar Dhawan and Virat Kohli just before play started on Day 4 of the second Test match at Gabba. India suffered a major jolt in the morning on Day 4 when Virat Kohli came to bat in place of...
  • As it happened: Australia vs India, 2nd Test, Day 4 December 20, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 4 Round-up: Twenty wickets is what you need to win a Test, and that's where India have been found out so far in Australia as the visitors failed to dislodge the Australian tail quickly on day three to concede...
  • As it happened: Australia vs India, 2nd Test, Day 3 December 19, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 2 Round-up: India failed to drive home the advantage of a good start as Australia bowled them out for 408 on day two, thanks to Josh Hazlewood's 5 for 68 on debut, and then reached 221 for 4...
  • 2nd Test: Umesh Yadav checks Australia at 221/4 after India's 408 December 18, 2014

    India failed to drive home the advantage of a good start as Australia bowled them out for 408 on day two, thanks to Josh Hazlewood's 5 for 68 on debut, and then reached 221 for 4 at stumps after Umesh Yadav's triple strike kept India's hopes of taking a first-innings...
  • As it happened: Australia vs India, 2nd Test, Day 2 December 18, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 1 Round-up: Murali Vijay made up for the disappointment of his 99 in the first Test on Australia tour with his fifth century on day one of the second as India bagged the honours by reaching 311 for 4...
  • 2nd Test: India top Day 1 in Gabba with Murali Vijay's ton December 17, 2014

    Murali Vijay made up for the disappointment of his 99 in the first Test on Australia tour with his fifth century on day one of the second as India bagged the honours on Thursday by reaching 311 for 4 at stumps. The day ended seven overs short of the stipulated 90...
  • India in Australia: Visitors to be greeted with a green top at the Gabba December 14, 2014

    Brisbane: After a close encounter at the Adelaide Oval in which the Australian team managed a 48-run win over India, the visitors will now be greeted with a green top at the Gabba in the second Test starting on December 17. "It's a well grassed wicket," curator Kevin Mitchell was quoted...
  • Peter Siddle warns India's stand-in Test skipper Virat Kohli November 14, 2014

    Melbourne: Australia paceman Peter Siddle has wasted little time throwing a psychological dagger at India's stand-in skipper Virat Kohli, saying the batsman could expect a harsh reception from players and fans on tour Down Under. Fans at Brisbane's Gabba gave England paceman Stuart Broad a welcome he would never forget in...
  • Michael Clarke fined for sledging James Anderson November 25, 2013

    Australia captain Michael Clarke has been fined 20 percent match fee for using offensive language against England paceman James Anderson during the first Ashes Test at the Gabba, the International Cricket Council (ICC) said on Monday. Clarke was found guilty of breaching the ICC Code of Conduct relating to "using language...
  • Mitchell Johnson vows to continue bowling shortpitched November 25, 2013

    Brisbane: Mitchell Johnson on Sunday vowed to continue his fearsome shortpitched bowling through the Ashes series after his manofthematch performance in Australia's emphatic win over England at the Gabba. The leftarm speedster was the difference between the sides with his intimidatory bowling and he finished with nine match wickets for 103,...
  • England look scared, says centurion David Warner November 23, 2013

    Brisbane: After hitting the England bowlers all around the Gabba compiling his first Ashes century, David Warner saved a few shots at the opposition for after stumps. "Our bowlers are bowling fast at the moment. England are on the back foot," he said in a provocative poststumps news conference on Saturday....
  • As it happened: Aus vs Eng, 1st Ashes Test, Day 3 November 23, 2013

    For ballbyball commentary scroll down to the bottom of the page Day 2 Roundup: 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 unbroken...
  • Dressingdown fired Aussies, says Brad Haddin November 22, 2013

    Brisbane: Australia's Brad Haddin revealed how a sharp dressingdown sparked one of England's biggest Ashes collapses after an inspired Mitchell Johnson terrorised their batting lineup. Haddin said with England on 55 for 2 at lunch on day two, bowling coach Craig McDermott had stern words for what was shaping up as...
  • Australia vs England, 1st Test, Day 2: As it happened November 22, 2013

    For ballbyball commentary scroll down to the bottom of the page Day 1 Roundup: Stuart Broad took five wickets to put England in charge on the first day of the first Ashes Test despite a battling Australian rearguard that kept the hosts alive at 273 for 8...
  • Fivestar Stuart Broad unconcerned by Aussie abuse November 21, 2013

    Melbourne: Stuart Broad picked up a copy of the local tabloid to take into his news conference, just for a laugh after day one of the Ashes. In the week leading up to the first Test at the Gabba, the newspaper had launched a campaign targeting Broad and batsman Kevin Pietersen...
  • Atherton hails Broad as Warne and Waugh bemoan Aussie batting November 21, 2013

    London: Michael Atherton said Stuart Broad had thrived on his 'public enemy' status after bowling Ashesholders England into a strong position on the opening day of the first Test against Australia in Brisbane. Broad, jeered by home fans at the Gabba following his refusal to 'walk' in the first Ashes Test...
  • As it happened: The Ashes, 1st Test, Day 1 November 21, 2013

    England were relieved to have wicketkeeper Matt Prior back fit as hosts Australia began their bid to reclaim the Ashes by opting to bat first in the opening Test at Brisbane. George Bailey makes his Test debut for Australia while offspinner Nathan Lyon has edged James Faulkner to retain his place...
  • England wait on Matt Prior fitness decision on eve of Ashes November 20, 2013

    Brisbane: Wicketkeeper Matt Prior trained with his teammates on Wednesday as England delayed a decision on whether he will play in the opening Ashes Test against Australia. Prior has been treating a calf strain since the Australia A tour game in Hobart two weeks ago, but indications are that he has...
  • IndianAmerican woman murdered in US, exhusband arrested October 16, 2013

    Washington: A 49yearold IndianAmerican women has been murdered in the US and police have arrested her former husband and and his current wife in connection with case. Baldeo Taneja, 62, his wife, Raminder Kaur, 63, were arrested in Nashville in connection with the slaying of Preeta Paul Gabba, who was...
  • 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...
  • South Africa to play Australia at The Gabba July 19, 2012

    Melbourne: South Africa will play their first Test at Brisbane's The Gabba ground in nearly 50 years when they take on Australia in the opener of a threeTest series beginning November 9, part of a 201213 home schedule that also includes Sri Lanka and West Indies. Cricket Australia said on Thursday...