JAMES FAULKNER

  • 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....
  • World T20: James Faulkner to miss clash with Pakistan March 22, 2014

    Dhaka: Australia will miss allrounder James Faulkner for their opening World Twenty20 match against Pakistan on Sunday. Faulkner, who rose to prominence with Indian Premier League franchise Rajasthan Royals, is yet to recover from a knee injury. Australian captain George Bailey said Faulkner could have played the match but didn't want to...
  • Injured James Faulkner out of England T20s, SA Test tour January 28, 2014

    Australia allrounder James Faulkner has been ruled out of the threematch Twenty20 series against England due to a knee injury, Cricket Australia (CA) said on Tuesday. Faulkner, whose brilliant unbeaten 69 lifted Australia to an unlikely victory over England in the second oneday international in Brisbane this month, will also miss...
  • As it happened: Australia vs England, 4th ODI January 24, 2014

    (For ballbyball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page.) England will be battling to avoid another series whitewash in the fourth oneday game against Australia on Friday, and are rallying round their beleaguered captain. Australia triumphed by seven wickets with 10 overs to spare in the third onedayer in Sydney...
  • Australia eye Twenty20 world places against England January 20, 2014

    Sydney: Cricket Australia on Monday challenged its Twenty20 squad to use the England series to fight for a place in the side heading to the short format's world championship. Australia unveiled a 14man squad for the three matches against England with George Bailey named captain after being dropped from the Test...
  • 3rd ODI: Australia look to open England's 'scars' wider January 18, 2014

    Sydney: Australia will be looking to open England's "scars" and close out the oneday series on Sunday, keeper Brad Haddin said after his team's thrilling onewicket victory over the luckless tourists in Brisbane. Alastair Cook's men have now lost the opening two oneday internationals which follow their demoralising 50 loss in...
  • 2nd ODI: Faulkner heroics seal dramatic Australia victory January 17, 2014

    Brisbane: James Faulkner's sensational late assault powered Australia to a dramatic onewicket victory over England in the second oneday international in Brisbane on Friday. Crushed 50 in the Ashes series and thumped in the first onedayer in Melbourne, England sensed the chance of securing their first win over Australia on the...
  • 2nd ODI, Aus vs Eng: as it happened January 17, 2014

    (For ballbyball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) TOSS: England opt to bat against Australia. England were hoping to redeem their campaign in the 50over format but got off to a bad start by losing the first onedayer against Australia in Melbourne by six wickets. But the fivematch ODI series...
  • Franchises submit list of retained players for IPL 7 auction January 10, 2014

    Almost all the established India players have been retained by their respective franchises for the seventh IPL edition. ...
  • Rajasthan retain Watson, Rahane, Faulkner, Binny, Samson January 10, 2014

    Mumbai: Rajasthan Royals on Friday retained Shane Watson, Ajinkya Rahane, James Faulkner, Stuart Binny and Sanju Samson ahead of the 2014 Indian Premier League (IPL) auction next month. The five players, retained on the day of the players' retention deadline, will continue to represent the team as it prepares for the...
  • Harris battles sore knee ahead of Ashes Test December 12, 2013

    Perth: Australian paceman Ryan Harris is battling a sore knee but captain Michael Clarke said Thursday he was confident the 34yearold will play in the third Ashes Test against England. Harris has been a crucial part of the attack that has fired Australia to a 20 lead over their archrivals, but...
  • Lyon likely to play in Perth scorcher: Lehmann December 11, 2013

    Sydney: Spinner Nathan Lyon is likely to retain his place in the Australia side for the third Ashes Test despite the attractions of going with a fourpronged pace attack in Perth this week, coach Darren Lehmann said on Wednesday. The hosts could wrap up the series 30 with victory at the...
  • Shane Watson plays down injury fears ahead of Ashes November 4, 2013

    Sydney: Injuryprone Australian batsman Shane Watson said on Monday that he is confident he will be fit for this month's opening Ashes Test against England despite suffering from a hamstring problem. The powerful allrounder will have scans later in the day on what he believes may be a fascial tear, before...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Changes in ODI rules fantastic, says Phil Hughes October 22, 2013

    Ranchi: Indian bowlers might be finding it difficult adjusting to the new ODI rules of using two balls from either end of the ground but the visiting Australian side, boasting of a fiery pace attack, was quite happy with the change in the playing conditions, said opener Phil Hughes. "What's going...