INDIA VS AUSTRALIA 2013

  • Jadeja fined for using offensive language against Watson November 3, 2013

    Dubai: Indian allrounder Ravindra Jadeja was on Sunday fined 10 per cent of his match fee for using offensive language against Shane Watson after dismissing the Australian batsman in the seventh oneday match in Bangalore. The incident happened in the 29th over and Jadeja was found to have breached Article 2.1.4...
  • Rohit Sharma powers India on recordbreaking day November 3, 2013

    Rohit Sharma's recordbreaking 209 seemed to have put Australia out of the contest even before the visitors' innings began but James Faulkner's century ensured that India sweat it out to win the series 32 with a 57run win in the seventh ODI at Bangalore. Rohit hit a worldrecord 16 sixes in...
  • Rohit Sharma can fill the big shoes of Sachin Tendulkar: Bailey November 3, 2013

    Bangalore: Impressed with his breathtaking display of batting, Australia skipper George Bailey says Rohit Sharma is certainly the one who is in the mix for the spot that will open up after Sachin Tendulkar's retirement from international cricket later this month. Rohit crack a matchwinning double century as India posted a...
  • New rules helped me score double ton: Rohit Sharma November 3, 2013

    Bangalore: Double centurion Rohit Sharma on Saturday said the new rule of five fielders inside the circle helped him to go for the coveted landmark as India clinched the sevenmatch ODI series against Australia 32 with an easy win here. "I was really not looking for it (200). That's how I...
  • Our death bowling needs improvement: Dhoni November 2, 2013

    Bangalore: Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni was pleased with the way his toporder performed in the sevenmatch ODI series against Australia but said the team's death bowling needs improvement. Rohit Sharma smashed his way into the record books with a stunning 209 as the Indian cricket team provided the perfect Diwali...
  • Rohit Sharma double ton helps India survive Faulkner blitz to win series November 2, 2013

    Rohit Sharma's recordbreaking 209 seemed to have put Australia out of the contest even before the visitors' innings began but James Faulkner's century ensured that India sweat it out to win the series 32 with a 57run win in the seventh ODI at Bangalore. Rohit hit a worldrecord 16 sixes in...
  • Rohit Sharma's double hundred gets Twitter buzzing November 2, 2013

    New rules or old rules, two news balls or one, four fielders on the boundary or five, batting tracks or bowling tracks, batting at home or away. Nothing can take anything away from the innings that Rohit Sharma played to light up Bangalore on Diwali eve: 209 runs, second highest...
  • Rohit Sharma: 209 runs, 16 sixes, world record November 2, 2013

    New rules or old rules, two news balls or one, four fielders on the boundary or five, batting tracks or bowling tracks, batting at home or away. Nothing can take anything away from the innings Rohit Sharma played to light up Bangalore on Diwali eve: 209 runs, second highest ODI...
  • I wanted to play big, says Rohit Sharma November 2, 2013

    Bangalore: Smiling ear to ear after becoming only the third cricketer ever to smash an ODI double hundred, Indian batsman Rohit Sharma Saturday said he went in with the intent to "play big" and successfully executed the plan on the small ground. Sharma joined Sachin Tendulkar and Virender Sehwag in the...
  • 7th ODI, Ind vs Aus: As it happened November 2, 2013

    Scratching their chins pondering over what's enough to defend, MS Dhoni and George Bailey will once again bank on their batting arsenal in the seriesdeciding shootout at Bangalore. After two washouts and two wins each in the sevenmatch rubber, the seventh ODI at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium will decide who...
  • Ind vs Aus: Bangalore ODI to decide series November 1, 2013

    With the series levelled at 22, India and Australia will battle it out in Bangalore on Saturday. ...
  • We are used to Indian conditions now: Brad Haddin November 1, 2013

    Bangalore: Playing too many matches in India in the shorter format over the years has led to the Australians getting used to the conditions here and that was why they have a very good record, vicecaptain Brad Haddin said Friday. Haddin said the experience of playing many matches in Indian conditions...
  • Kohli hints at chasing target in seriesdecider November 1, 2013

    Bangalore: Virat Kohli on Friday indicated that India would prefer chasing rather than setting a target if the home side wins the toss in Saturday's seriesdecider onedayer against Australia here. "Personally I feel good to chase because you know the target to meet. (We) can plan better and analyse how to...
  • Bowlers face the brunt of new ODI rule: Kohli November 1, 2013

    Bangalore: Indian batsman Virat Kohli on Friday said the new ODI rule, which enforces an extra fielder inside the 30yard circle at all times, should be looked into as it is working against the bowlers. "In battingfriendly conditions, it is very hard for the captain to contain runs and has been...
  • 7th ODI: India, Australia in straight shootout at Bangalore November 1, 2013

    Bangalore: Scratching their chins pondering over what's enough to defend, MS Dhoni and George Bailey will once again bank on their batting arsenal in the seriesdeciding shootout at Bangalore. After two washouts and two wins each in the sevenmatch rubber, the seventh ODI at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium will decide who...
  • Australia recall Mitchell Johnson from India with eye on The Ashes October 31, 2013

    Australia have recalled paceman Mitchell Johnson from the tour of India to help him prepare for his Ashes selection, the country's cricket board said on Thursday. The leftarm pace bowler, who turns 32 on Saturday, will miss the seventh and final onedayer against India after his impressive performance on the subcontinent's...
  • Virat Kohli can break Sachin Tendulkar's record of ODI centuries: Gavaskar October 31, 2013

    New Delhi: With Virat Kohli regularly slamming centuries in ODIs, former captain Sunil Gavaskar on Thursday said the Indian batting sensation can break retiring legend Sachin Tendulkar's record number of tons in the 50over format. In the 112 ODI innings he has played so far, Kohli has scored 4919 runs with...
  • George Bailey refuses to criticise bowlers after Nagpur defeat October 31, 2013

    Nagpur: Australian bowlers were smashed all over the park by Indian batsmen, especially Virat Kohli, but visiting skipper George Bailey said he is not disappointed by their performance as they stuck to the team's plan in the lost sixth cricket onedayer here. India chased down 351 last night riding on Kohli's...
  • Is 350 the new 280? asks a worried MS Dhoni October 31, 2013

    Nagpur: India pulled off the second and third highestever successful runchases in ODIs in the ongoing series against Australia, but captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni gave a twist to the talk of his side's awesome batting display by putting a question mark on the direction the limitedover game is moving. India and...
  • Virat Kohli: India's new 'Milestone Man' October 31, 2013

    In 1012 years from now, we may see a promising 18yearold batsman saying, "I grew up watching Virat Kohli." That's the kind of impression Kohli's every passing knock is leaving as he orchestrated another mammoth runchase in Nagpur on Wednesday. Indian bowlers were once again put under the pump by Australia...
  • India once again prove chasing 350 is not a big deal in modern game October 31, 2013

    Shikhar Dhawan made 100 while Virat Kohli remained unbeaten on 115 as India chased down Australia's 350 with three balls to spare. ...
  • Don't know what is a good bowling performance now, says Dhoni October 30, 2013

    Nagpur: In the backdrop of more than 300 runs being scored on an average in an innings in the ongoing sevenmatch ODI series against Australia, Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Wednesday said it was now difficult to determine what's a good bowling performance. "I honestly don't know what's a good...
  • Ravindra Jadeja completes 100 wickets in ODIs October 30, 2013

    Nagpur: India allrounder Ravindra Jadeja on Wednesday touched a personal landmark of 100 wickets in oneday internationals as he dismissed two Australian batsmen to complete his century of wickets. Jadeja, who was expensive and was carted around by Australian captain George Bailey and Shane Watson grabbed both his wickets in the...
  • As it happened: India vs Australia, 6th ODI October 30, 2013

    Indian skipper MS Dhoni won the toss and elected to field at Nagpur. India made two changes to their playing eleven with Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Amit Mishra coming in for Jaidev Unadkat and Vinay Kumar. Australia remain unchanged. Australia lead the sevenmatch ODI series 21....
  • 6th ODI: Mustwin game for India in Nagpur October 29, 2013

    CNNIBN cricket expert Maninder Singh talks about India's chances to claw their way back in the series in which they are trailing 12 now. ...
  • Australia high on confidence ahead of 6th ODI: Bailey October 29, 2013

    Nagpur: With pressure squarely on India to stay alive in the sevenmatch ODI series, Australian skipper George Bailey on Tuesday looked relaxed and said that the visitors were going into the penultimate game here high on confidence. Australia are currently leading 21 and needed just one more victory to clinch the...
  • 6th ODI: India must beat Australia to take series into a decider October 29, 2013

    Pressure is set to pile up on India's underfire bowlers who will have to deliver in the sixth ODI against Australia in Nagpur if the hosts were to stay alive in the seven match series, which Australia lead 21. Washouts in Ranchi and Cuttack have turned the series into a bestoffive...
  • We are under no pressure, says R Ashwin October 29, 2013

    Nagpur: It may be a doordie encounter for India but offspinner Ravichandran Ashwin on Tuesday insisted that the home team was under no added pressure despite trailing Australia 12 ahead of the sixth and penultimate game of the ODI cricket series here on Wednesday. "There is no pressure as such we...
  • We don't want to wait for final game to clinch series: Doherty October 28, 2013

    Nagpur: Australia are extremely keen to wrap up the sevengame ODI series here on Wednesday itself by winning the penultimate match in Jamtha and take an unassailable lead, leftarm spinner Xavier Doherty said on Monday. "We have come here to win this game and we're not worried too much about Bangalore...