JAMES FAULKNER

  • Australia brought out 'A' game in World Cup final: James Faulkner 3 days ago

    Melbourne: Australian all-rounder James Faulkner, who etched his name in history by winning the Player of the Match award in the cricket World Cup final, said that his team brought out their 'A' game against New Zealand on Sunday. Australia beat New Zealand by seven wickets and with 101 balls to...
  • World Cup Final: James Faulkner named Man-of-the-Match 3 days ago

    Fast-bowling all-rounder James Faulkner was named man-of-the-match for his devastating spell which helped set up a seven-wicket victory for Australia in the Cricket World Cup final against New Zealand at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Sunday. The 24-year-old struck on the first ball of the second powerplay in the 36th over...
  • Fairytale farewell for Michael Clarke as Australia win their fifth World Cup crown 3 days ago

    Mitchell Johnson, James Faulkner pulled a rabbit out of the hat in the final as they reserved the best for the most important match of the tournament by returning with figures of 3 for 30 and 3 for 36 to restrict New Zealand to a score of 183. The best chance...
  • Kings of Cricket: Australia bowl out New Zealand for 183 in World Cup final 3 days ago

    New Zealand succumbed against hostile Australia bowling to be shot out for 183 in the World Cup final in front of a record crowd of more than 91,000 at the Melbourne Cricket Ground. ...
  • Penpix of the Australian squad for World Cup 2015 final 5 days ago

    Penpix of the Australia squad that will play the cricket World Cup final against New Zealand at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Sunday. Michael Clarke, 33, right-handed batsman. 244 matches, 7907 runs, wickets 57. Highest score: 130. Returning from a hamstring surgery, Clarke played his first match of the tournament in the...
  • World Cup 2015: It will be a tough contest, says James Faulkner March 23, 2015

    'India have spent a fair bit of time in the country, so they have adapted well to the conditions,' says Faulkner. ...
  • Bitter rivalry between India and Australia adds edge to World cup semi-final March 23, 2015

    The love-hate relationship between Australia and India has added extra spice to Thursday's World Cup semi-final at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG). There is no shortage of mutual respect between the two teams but as the two most powerful nations in contemporary cricket, they are also the fiercest of rivals. With players...
  • World Cup: Australia beat Sri Lanka by 64 runs to reach quarters March 8, 2015

    Sydney: For 25 overs with the ball and 40 overs with the bat, at a Sydney Cricket Ground that felt like Colombo, Sri Lanka gave Australia a real scare. Glenn Maxwell's explosive hitting fetched him a 51-ball century and propelled Australia to 376 for 9, but with Kumar Sangakkara scoring...
  • World Cup: James Faulkner fit to face Afghanistan March 2, 2015

    Perth: Australia all-rounder James Faulkner said on Monday that he was fit and ready to make his 2015 World Cup debut against Afghanistan at Perth's WACA ground on Wednesday. A side strain has reduced the hard-hitting 24-year-old, also a lively seamer, to the role of a spectator at the tournament so...
  • James Faulkner's World Cup debut still on ice February 16, 2015

    Melbourne: Allrounder James Faulkner has ruled himself out of Australia's second World Cup match against Bangladesh on Saturday and gave no timeline on his return to fitness. The 24-year-old suffered a side strain in the one-day Tri-series final against England two weeks ago and missed Australia's opening win over the same...
  • Mitchell Marsh confident of filling in James Faulkner's shoes February 9, 2015

    Melbourne: Australian allrounder Mitchell Marsh said on Monday that he is "pretty confident" of filling in for injured James Faulkner, who is expected to be fit till the side's third World Cup match against co-hosts New Zealand on February 28. Faulkner suffered a side strain on February 1. The team's medical...
  • Henriques confident of replacing James Faulkner at WC if required February 5, 2015

    Sydney: Australian all-rounder Moises Henriques is confident of filling in the big boots of injured James Faulkner and be his replacement if the latter does not recover from his injury in time for the World Cup. "I definitely believe I could (fill Faulkner's void). Bowl through the middle overs and bat...
  • James Faulkner to miss start of World Cup due to abdominal strain February 3, 2015

    Melbourne: Australian all-rounder James Faulkner is likely to miss the start of the cricket World Cup as he is suffering from a moderate grade abdominal muscle strain, Cricket Australia said on Tuesday. The 24-year-old, who suffered the injury while bowling in Sunday's final of the ODI tri-Series against England at the...
  • Australia clinch tri-series as Glenn Maxwell fires England down February 1, 2015

    Glenn Maxwell scored 95 and took 4 for 46 on Sunday to spur Australia to a 112-run win over England in the final of the one-day international tri-series. Maxwell led Australia to 278 for 8 as they batted first after losing the toss, then had the opportunity of a hat trick...
  • Tri-Series: Australia beat India by 4 wickets in a close finish January 18, 2015

    Despite a defeat at Australia's hands in their opening game of the Carlton Mid Tri-series, India's bowlers impressed though left it too late to come back before losing the game by four wickets at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Sunday. Match 2 of the Carlton Mid Tri-series was set up for...
  • Not worried about slow tracks: James Faulkner January 17, 2015

    Melbourne: Australia allrounder James Faulkner says his team is not worried about the slow nature of the pitches and the Indians using it to their advantage as he feels the hosts are in equally good form. The flat wickets in Melbourne and Sydney during the four-Test series between India and Australia...
  • 2nd T20: Australia thrash South Africa to level series November 7, 2014

    Melbourne: Australia's bowlers choked the run flow to restrict South Africa to 101 for 7 and Aaron Finch took care of the rest, carrying his bat in an unbeaten 44 to guide the hosts to a series-leveling seven-wicket win in the second Twenty20 on Friday. South Africa won the toss but...
  • Mishra's spell puts India A on top against Australia A July 13, 2014

    Brisbane: Legspinner Amit Mishra bagged four wickets to spell trouble for the hosts as India A checked Australia A to 288 for 7 on the opening day of the second and final unofficial Test at the Allan Border Field here on Sunday. Electing to bat in the fourday game, the Aussies...
  • James Faulkner to lead Australia A against India A July 2, 2014

    Melbourne: Leftarm pacer James Faulkner will skipper the Australia A squad in the two fourday matches against India A to be played in Brisbane. Both the matches will be played at the Allan Border Field July 69 and July 1316. Righthand batsman Manoj Tiwary has already been named as the captain...
  • James Faulkner to lead Australia A for 4day series against India A June 6, 2014

    Melbourne: Australian allrounder James Faulkner has been appointed as the 'A' team captain for the fourday series against India 'A' and South Africa 'A' in July and August, Cricket Australia confirmed Friday. Faulkner, who has been a part of IPL in 2011 (Pune Warriors), 2012 (Kings XI Punjab) and 2013 (Rajasthan...
  • IPL 7: Clinical Rajasthan Royals thump Delhi Daredevils by 62 runs May 15, 2014

    Rajasthan Royals consolidated their chances of making it to the playoffs of the seventh edition of IPL on Thursday with a magnificent 62run victory over a listless Delhi Daredevils, who are already out of the playoff contention. Chasing a mammoth target of 202, Delhi Daredevils kept on losing wickets at regular...
  • IPL 7: Beleaguered Delhi look to redeem pride against Rajasthan May 15, 2014

    An outofsorts Delhi Daredevils will be playing for pride when they take on Rajasthan Royals, who will look to consolidate their topfour spot in the points table on Thursday. Delhi are staring down the barrel after losing all five matches since the tournament returned to India and now they can only...
  • Faulkner changed the match in our favour: Steve Smith April 30, 2014

    Abu Dhabi: Rajasthan Royals signed off their UAE leg campaign of IPL 7 with a nailbiting Super Over win over Kolkata Knight Riders and senior batsman Steven Smith credited the Jaipur outfit's success to fellow Australian James Faulkner's triple strike in the penultimate over. Defending 152 for 5, Faulkner (3...
  • Respect game and fellow cricketers: Bravo's message to Australia April 2, 2014

    Mirpur: Emphasising that cricketers have certain responsibilities towards their fans, especially the youth, West Indies all-rounder Dwayne Bravo has advocated playing a sledging-free game. A James Faulkner's poor-in-taste jibe directed towards them pumped up the West Indians and the Caribbean team came out all guns blazing to topple the Australians en...
  • West Indies' aggressive celebration was for chirpy James Faulkner March 28, 2014

    Mirpur: West Indies captain Darren Sammy got a rousing applause from members of the media as he entered the conference arena with his pads still on, before coming up with this retort: It feels better to hit a guy, who was talking a lot. This was in response to Australian James...
  • As it happened: Australia vs West Indies, WT20, Match 23 March 28, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Sammy came on to score 34* in 13 balls, including two sixes in the final over, to help West Indies edge Australia by 6 wickets at Mirpur. TOSS: Australia won the toss and opted to bat against West Indies....