GEORGE BAILEY

  • As it happened: Kings XI Punjab vs Rajasthan Royals, IPL 8, Match 18 3 days ago

    For LIVE Blog, scroll down to bottom of the page A struggling Kings XI Punjab will have to pull out all stops against the sole unbeaten side, Rajasthan Royals, when the two teams clash in an Indian Premier League match. Rajasthan Royals have successfully dealt with all the challenges thrown at them...
  • IPL 2015: We did not bat or field well, says KXIP skipper Bailey 6 days ago

    Kings XI Punjab skipper George Bailey said his side scored 20 runs short and missed a few catches besides a couple of run outs to bow down to title holders Kolkata Knight Riders in an Indian Premier League game on Saturday. "We were 20 runs short with the bat, we dropped...
  • IPL 8: Andre Russell blitz takes KKR to four-wicket win over KXIP 6 days ago

    Pune: Andre Russell's spectacular all-round performance helped defending champions Kolkata Knight Riders thrashed Kings XI Punjab by 4 wickets on Saturday. The Jamaican allrounder hit a blistering 66 from 36 balls after his KKR were reeling at 60 for five as KKR cantered to victory target of 156 in 17.5 overs...
  • As it happened: Kings XI Punjab vs Kolkata Knight Riders, IPL 8, Match 14 6 days ago

    Their campaign off to a sedate start, defending champions Kolkata Knight Riders would look to return to winning ways when they take on a dangerous Kings XI Punjab in their next Indian Premier League match, on Saturday. The Gautam Gambhir-led Kolkata side had a mixed outing in the T20 tournament so...
  • Sussex sign Australia's George Bailey for T20 April 15, 2015

    London: Australia batsman George Bailey has signed to play for Sussex in the second half of this season's domestic T20 Blast competition, the English county announced on Wednesday. Bailey, 32, will take over from Sri Lanka's great Mahela Jayawardene, who will be Sussex's overseas player for their first seven group fixtures...
  • IPL 8: Delhi Daredevils look to end losing streak against Kings XI Punjab April 15, 2015

    Pune: Still searching for a win in IPL 8 after two near misses, Delhi Daredevils take on an upbeat Kings XI Punjab in their third game of the tournament on Wednesday. After losing their opening encounter to Chennai Super Kings by a mere run, the Jean-Paul Duminy-led side was undone by...
  • IPL 8: George Bailey wants Kings XI Punjab to be consistent April 13, 2015

    Mumbai: Kings XI Punjab captain George Bailey on Sunday said that his side were the deserved winners in their IPL cricket match against Mumbai Indians though Harbhajan Singh's blinder of an innings gave them some anxious moments. "It got a little hairy there at the end. T20, that is what happens....
  • IPL 8: Harbhajan's 64 off 24 in vain as Kings XI Punjab beat Mumbai Indians by 18 runs April 12, 2015

    Harbhajan Singh played a blinder of an innings to single-handedly take Mumbai Indians to striking distance of a dramatic victory with a stunning 24-ball 64 before his side lost their IPL match against Kings XI Punjab by 18 runs in an exciting contest on Sunday. The out of favour India player,...
  • IPL 8: Changing the batting order was a bad idea, says George Bailey April 11, 2015

    Pune: Kings XI Punjab skipper George Bailey rued making changes to the batting order, saying it played a part in their defeat against Rajasthan Royals in the match, on Friday. Punjab sent Wriddhiman Saha at number three and Axar Patel came to bat at number five ahead of David Miller. "We could...
  • As it happened: Rajasthan Royals vs Kings XI Punjab, IPL 8, Match 3 April 10, 2015

    For Live updates, scroll down to bottom of the page Kings XI Punjab would look to adapt quickly to their new 'home ground' when they lock horns with former champions Rajasthan Royals in their campaign opener. The Royals, who have three 2015 World Cup winners in Shane Watson, Steven Smith and...
  • IPL 8: Regrouped KXIP all set for new season, says George Bailey April 9, 2015

    Pune: George Bailey, skipper of Kings XI Punjab the IPL 2014 season runners-up on Thursday said his team has been training hard and aims to get off to a positive start against Rajasthan Royals in the Indian Premier League (IPL) when the two sides clash on Friday. "It's been a quick...
  • George Bailey prepared for spin-friendly IPL tracks during World Cup April 6, 2015

    New Delhi: He had to relinquish Australian captaincy as well as his place in the playing XI after World Cup opener but a determined George Bailey used all the available time to prepare himself for the 'Spin Test' that he would encounter in the upcoming IPL cricket tournament. "I usually spend...
  • Can't imagine myself as captain, says George Bailey April 5, 2015

    George Bailey has captained Australia for a majority of their One-Day Internationals over the last two years, including in the opening game of the 2015 World Cup, but he isn't expecting to be handed the role on a permanent basis. Bailey, 32, scored an important 55 as Australia beat England by...
  • World Cup: Wouldn't swap Starc for Steyn or Morkel, says George Bailey March 10, 2015

    Dale Steyn? Morne Morkel? Well as far as George Bailey is concerned, right now Australia's Mitchell Starc is more feared than either of the South Africa quicks. Bailey, previously Australia's one-day captain, has largely been reduced to the role of a spectator at this World Cup, with his only appearance coming...
  • Clarke should replace Bailey, Watson unimpressive: Border February 16, 2015

    Brisbane: Former cricket World Cup-winning captain Allan Border expects stand-in skipper George Bailey to be dropped in favour of regular captain Michael Clarke during Australia's next match. Australia defeated England by 111 runs Saturday with Bailey playing a crucial knock of 55 runs in the victory. The World Cup co-hosts play...
  • As it happened: Australia vs England, World Cup 2015, Pool A, Match 2 February 14, 2015

    (For Live blog and updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Quick Preview: Of six previous meetings against England in World Cup competition, Australia have won four, including the final in 1987. But as they head into what is the opening game for both teams, in front of a...
  • World Cup 2015: England wary of Australia's form, intent in opener February 13, 2015

    Melbourne: Of six previous meetings against England in World Cup competition, Australia have won four, including the final in 1987. But as they head into what is the opening game for both teams, in front of a capacity crowd of 90,000 at the Melbourne Cricket Ground, it's one of those...
  • Stand-in man George Bailey resigned to making way for Michael Clarke February 13, 2015

    George Bailey is resigned to the idea that he may well go from captaining Australia against England in the World Cup opener on Saturday to being dropped from the side altogether for the second match against Bangladesh. Bailey will relinquish the reins if regular skipper Michael Clarke, as expected, proves his...
  • World Cup 2015: Can England be braver than Australia? February 13, 2015

    The ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 is almost upon us and you can feel the excitement building here in Australia ahead of their mouth-watering opening match against England. I've been here for a few days with Scotland and the anticipation is mounting, with the little things like the headshots, the media...
  • Score runs to win a place in squad: Lehmann warns Bailey February 4, 2015

    Sydney: Australia coach Darren Lehmann on Wednesday warned stand-in skipper George Bailey to make runs in his bid to cement his place in the One-Day International (ODI) side. Bailey will likely be the vice-captain for the World Cup if injured skipper Michael Clarke becomes fit to play, but the former's batting...
  • Cricket expert? Tell us your four World Cup semi-finalists February 4, 2015

    India's form isn't great, New Zealand peaking just at the right time, Pakistan stay unpredictable, beating Australia at home is tough. Hang on! Don't take the minnows lightly. Will the favourites make it to the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 semi-finals? You tell us by selecting your top four....
  • Not surprised at India's ouster, says George Bailey January 31, 2015

    Perth: Australian captain George Bailey is not surprised that India did not qualify for the tri-series final and said that concentrating on Test cricket before heading into the ODI event might have been the reason for their below-par showing. India failed to win any of their matches against Australia and England,...
  • Need to score runs, says Australian skipper George Bailey January 25, 2015

    Sydney: His team is scoring runs in heaps but Australia's ODI cricket captain George Bailey has been struggling and the batsman is planning to promote himself up the order in the match against India on Monday to get back in form and avoid the axe. The stand-in captain has been in...
  • Tri-series: Aussies eye final berth as they take on England January 22, 2015

    Hobart: Three key players, including skipper George Bailey, would be missing in action but the Australian team would look to seal a place in the ODI tri-series final when they clash with a confident England side, here on Friday. The hosts are placed comfortably at top with two wins from as...
  • George Bailey gets one-match suspension, to miss England ODI January 19, 2015

    Melbourne: Australia will miss George Bailey in the next tri-series match against England as the skipper, on Monday, was handed a one-match suspension for maintaining slow over-rate during Sunday's four-wicket win over India, here. Bailey has also been fined 20 per cent of his match fee while his team-mates have been...
  • George Bailey likely to be suspended for next tri-series ODI January 18, 2015

    Melbourne: Australian One-Day International (ODI) captain George Bailey is likely to be suspended for the next match in the ODI tri-series against England in Hobart Jan 23 due to the team's slow over-rate in their four-wicket win over India at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) here on Sunday. According to ESPNcricinfo,...
  • As it happened: Australia vs India, 2nd match, Tri-Series January 18, 2015

    (For Live Updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page.) Playing XIs: India: Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, Virat Kohli, Aninkya Rahane, Suresh Raina, MS Dhoni (c/wk), Axar Patel, R Ashwin, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Mohd Shami, Umesh Yadav. Australia: Aaron Finch, David Warner, Shane Watson, Steven Smith, George Bailey (c), Glenn Maxwell, Brad...
  • India's World Cup plans set for dry run in tri-series January 17, 2015

    There's not much left to harp on. The final 15s have been announced and teams are now in calculation phase to arrive at a formula that will work best for them in the World Cup. Defending ODI champions, India, enter that phase on Sunday when they take on their Carlton...