India vs Australia

  • World T20: India trounce Australia by 73 runs to enter semis unbeaten 30-03-2014 10:08 PM

    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 30-03-2014 06:10 PM

    (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...
  • World T20: Australia next as India aim to stay unbeaten before semis 29-03-2014 10:40 PM

    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 15-01-2014 07:25 PM

    India will need to pull out all stops against world champions Australia in the last-eight 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...
  • Hockey World League QF: India need to pull out all stops vs Australia 15-01-2014 08:59 AM

    (Start Time: 8 p.m. IST. IBNLive will Live-Blog 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 quarter-finals of the...
  • Jadeja fined for using offensive language against Watson 03-11-2013 07:56 PM

    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 one-day match in Bangalore. The incident happened in the 29th over and Jadeja was found to have breached Article...
  • Rohit Sharma powers India on record-breaking day 03-11-2013 12:08 PM

    Rohit Sharma's record-breaking 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 3-2 with a 57-run win in the seventh ODI at Bangalore. Rohit hit a world-record 16 sixes...
  • Rohit Sharma can fill the big shoes of Sachin Tendulkar: Bailey 03-11-2013 10:55 AM

    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 match-winning double century as India posted...
  • New rules helped me score double ton: Rohit Sharma 03-11-2013 09:09 AM

    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 seven-match ODI series against Australia 3-2 with an easy win here. "I was really not looking for it (200). That's how...
  • Our death bowling needs improvement: Dhoni 02-11-2013 10:43 PM

    Bangalore: Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni was pleased with the way his top-order performed in the seven-match 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...
  • Rohit Sharma double ton helps India survive Faulkner blitz to win series 02-11-2013 09:42 PM

    Rohit Sharma's record-breaking 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 3-2 with a 57-run win in the seventh ODI at Bangalore. Rohit hit a world-record 16 sixes...
  • Rohit Sharma's double hundred gets Twitter buzzing 02-11-2013 07:41 PM

    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 02-11-2013 06:45 PM

    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 02-11-2013 06:34 PM

    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...
  • 7th ODI, Ind vs Aus: As it happened 02-11-2013 12:09 PM

    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 series-deciding shootout at Bangalore. After two washouts and two wins each in the seven-match rubber, the seventh ODI at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium will decide who...
  • Ind vs Aus: Bangalore ODI to decide series 01-11-2013 09:38 PM

    With the series levelled at 2-2, India and Australia will battle it out in Bangalore on Saturday. ...
  • We are used to Indian conditions now: Brad Haddin 01-11-2013 07:44 PM

    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, vice-captain Brad Haddin said Friday. Haddin said the experience of playing many matches in Indian...
  • Kohli hints at chasing target in series-decider 01-11-2013 07:01 PM

    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 series-decider one-dayer against Australia here. "Personally I feel good to chase because you know the target to meet. (We) can plan better and analyse how...
  • Bowlers face the brunt of new ODI rule: Kohli 01-11-2013 06:54 PM

    Bangalore: Indian batsman Virat Kohli on Friday said the new ODI rule, which enforces an extra fielder inside the 30-yard circle at all times, should be looked into as it is working against the bowlers. "In batting-friendly conditions, it is very hard for the captain to contain runs and has...
  • 7th ODI: India, Australia in straight shootout at Bangalore 01-11-2013 06:51 PM

    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 series-deciding shootout at Bangalore. After two washouts and two wins each in the seven-match rubber, the seventh ODI at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium will decide...
  • Australia recall Mitchell Johnson from India with eye on The Ashes 31-10-2013 07:29 PM

    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 left-arm pace bowler, who turns 32 on Saturday, will miss the seventh and final one-dayer against India after his impressive performance on the...
  • Virat Kohli can break Sachin Tendulkar's record of ODI centuries: Gavaskar 31-10-2013 07:05 PM

    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 50-over format. In the 112 ODI innings he has played so far, Kohli has scored 4919 runs...
  • George Bailey refuses to criticise bowlers after Nagpur defeat 31-10-2013 10:43 AM

    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 one-dayer here. India chased down 351 last night riding on...
  • Is 350 the new 280? asks a worried MS Dhoni 31-10-2013 10:43 AM

    Nagpur: India pulled off the second and third highest-ever successful run-chases 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 limited-over game is moving. India...
  • Virat Kohli: India's new 'Milestone Man' 31-10-2013 10:15 AM

    In 10-12 years from now, we may see a promising 18-year-old 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 run-chase in Nagpur on Wednesday. Indian bowlers were once again put under the pump by...
  • India once again prove chasing 350 is not a big deal in modern game 31-10-2013 09:57 AM

    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 30-10-2013 11:19 PM

    Nagpur: In the backdrop of more than 300 runs being scored on an average in an innings in the ongoing seven-match 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...
  • Ravindra Jadeja completes 100 wickets in ODIs 30-10-2013 07:41 PM

    Nagpur: India allrounder Ravindra Jadeja on Wednesday touched a personal landmark of 100 wickets in one-day 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...