INDIA VS AUSTRALIA

  • English experience to help Indians in Australia tour: VVS Laxman 5 days ago

    Kolkata: VVS Laxman on Friday said that the English experience would help the cricketers do well in the gruelling Australia tour that precedes the World Cup. "I'm sure we'll do well in Australia. The reason I believe this because they have got the talent and the potential. You have seen that...
  • Hockey World Cup: Holders Australia thrash India 40 June 9, 2014

    The Hague: India suffered a humiliating 04 loss against defending champions Australia in their final group league encounter of the men's hockey World Cup here on Monday. Chris Ciriello (16th and 22nd) struck a brace while Kieran Govers (3rd) and Jeremy Hayward (20th) struck a goal apiece. Asserting their strength, Australia built...
  • World T20: India trounce Australia by 73 runs to enter semis unbeaten March 30, 2014

    The Indian juggernaut steamrolled Australia on Sunday amid bizarre scenes as the Aussies adopted a hit-or-perish approach to their chase of India's 159 for 7, which saw them getting bowled out for just 86. The 73-run win, India's fourth in a row, meant India will enter the semi-finals unbeaten as...
  • As it happened: World T20, India vs Australia March 30, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page.) TOSS: Australia opted to field. Yuvraj (60) and Ashwin (4/11) laid the foundation for India's comfortable win as they bundled out Australia for 86 after making 159/7. India have got off to a dream start to their World Twenty20 campaign, winning three...
  • World T20: Australia next as India aim to stay unbeaten before semis March 29, 2014

    India so far have got off to a dream start to their World Twenty20 campaign, winning three matches on the bounce and booking a place in the semi-finals of the tournament. On Sunday, MS Dhoni & Co run into Australia, who are desperate for a win in order to keep...
  • As it happened: India vs Australia, Hockey World League, Quarterfinal January 15, 2014

    India will need to pull out all stops against world champions Australia in the lasteight encounter of the Hockey World League Final at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium in New Delhi. India have yet to win a match at the tournament and consider themselves lucky to be in the knockouts...
  • Hockey World League QF: India need to pull out all stops vs Australia January 15, 2014

    (Start Time: 8 p.m. IST. IBNLive will LiveBlog the game 7:30 p.m. onwards) New Delhi: Some of the lost confidence returned in the Indian dugout with a draw against Germany, and the hosts will need all of that to pull out all stops against Australia in the quarterfinals of the Hockey...
  • 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. ...