Mohali Test

  • Clarke wants Watson to captain Aus at Delhi in case he doesn't play March 20, 2013

    New Delhi: Australian skipper Michael Clarke has backed his deputy Shane Watson to step up and lead the side in case he misses out the fourth Test against India with a back injury. "He [Watson] has my vote to take over the captaincy if I'm ruled out. If I don't pull...
  • This Aussie team not weakest ever to tour India, says Gavaskar March 18, 2013

    New Delhi: Legendary Sunil Gavaskar does not believe that the present Australian team is the weakest to have toured India, but feels the Michael Clarke-led outfit is undoubtedly the most inexperienced side to have visited the Indian shores. India Monday recorded a six-wicket victory in the third cricket Test against Australia...
  • We felt the pressure chasing 133, admits Dhoni March 18, 2013

    Mohali: Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Monday showed nerves of steel while guiding India to a nail-biting six-wicket win over Australia in the third Test, but the India skipper said his team was under a "bit of pressure" despite chasing a small total for a series-clinching victory here. "With one batsman less...
  • I will cherish this forever, said Man-of-the-Match Dhawan March 18, 2013

    Mohali: India's debutant opener Shikhar Dhawan said it was important for him to play his natural game as his 187 runs in the first innings helped India beat Australia by six wickets and take an unassailable 3-0 lead in the four-match Border-Gavaskar series. Dhawan and Murali Vijay (153) strung together a...
  • Dhawan 2nd India batsman to win MoM on Test debut March 18, 2013

    New Delhi: On Monday in Mohali, India's Shikhar Dhawan was named the Man of the Match for his first-innings 187 off 174 balls which helped set up India's seven-wicket win over Australia. It marked the 28th time that a cricketer had won the match award on Test debut, but just...
  • After 19 years, India win three Tests in a row March 18, 2013

    New Delhi: Monday in Mohali marked the end of a 19-year run for India in which they failed to win three consecutive Test matches in the same series. The last time they achieved this was in 1994 when a Mohammad Azharuddin-led India beat Sri Lanka 3-0 when the islanders were...
  • This win is not about revenge, MS Dhoni insists March 18, 2013

    Mohali: India recorded a historic series-winning seven-wicket victory in Mohali on Sunday when they overcame a slight finishing stutter to reach home by six wickets to take a 3-0 lead against Australia, thereby answering back in style to their 4-0 whitewash in Australia last year. But skipper MS Dhoni says...
  • Third time's a charm: India record first hat-trick against Australia March 18, 2013

    New Delhi: By beating Australia by six wickets on day five in Mohali on Monday, India not only reclaimed the Border-Gavaskar Trophy but also achieved a new high - victory by 3-0 over the Australians. Never in the history of India v Australia Test series had the former ever won...
  • 3rd Test: Smith the key as India look to bowl out Australia on day three March 16, 2013

    Mohali: India will come out searching for ways to dislodge Steven Smith on the third morning at the PCA Stadium, following the batsman's resolute innings of 58 on Friday that helped Australia add 122 runs from the time Phillip Hughes was dismissed. India need three wickets to bowl Australia...
  • 3rd Test: Michael Clarke is Ravindra Jadeja's bunny March 15, 2013

    New Delhi: Cricket's long and rich history includes a memorable list - for the man holding the ball, at least - of bowlers and their bunnies. Think of the word bunny and images of Shane Warne tormenting Daryll Cullinan, Glenn McGrath celebrating the wicket of Michael Atherton and Ricky Ponting...
  • Rewind: When India beat Australia by one wicket at Mohali March 11, 2013

    New Delhi: VVS Laxman was a thorn in Australia's side since the first time he faced them in Test cricket, and when he retired, no doubt a lot of Aussies would have sighted a sigh of relief. The stylish batsman from Hyderabad, known for his silken strokeplay with rubber wrists,...
  • Australian team has extended practice session at Mohali March 10, 2013

    Mohali: Seeking to revive their sagging morale, the Australian cricketers Sunday had an extended four-hour practice session ahead of the third Test against India, scheduled to be held here from Thursday. Trailing 0-2 after big defeats in Chennai and Hyderabad, the Aussies arrived here last Thursday - a good seven days...
  • Australia have reasons to hope in Mohali March 10, 2013

    New Delhi: The last time Mohali hosted a Test match was in 2010. It was India v Australia then and it's going to be India v Australia again three years later - with Australia expected to feel more at home on a traditionally bouncy track. India beat Australia by just one...
  • Suresh Raina backs India to secure the Australia Test series in Mohali March 7, 2013

    The left-handed batsman is also eyeing a return to the Test team. ...
  • Points to ponder before India take the field in Mohali March 7, 2013

    New Delhi: A victorious Indian team had a day and a half trimmed from their workload in Hyderabad thanks to Australia's inept batting on the fourth day, during which they crashed to 131 all out. The win was India's second biggest against Australia (an innings and 135 runs) and following...
  • Arthur prays for Watson contribution March 6, 2013

    Hyderabad: Australia coach Mickey Arthur has called on Shane Watson to make an impression in the remainder of the Test series as the beleaguered tourists search for ways to keep the next two matches alive and retain the Border-Gavaskar Trophy. Following Australia's innings defeat before lunch on day four in...
  • India win series after dull draw in Mohali | Full scorecard December 23, 2008

    India won the two-Test series against England 1-0 as the Mohali match ended in a draw....
  • India out for 453 despite Dravid, Gambhir tons | Scorecard December 21, 2008

    Gambhir completed 1000 runs in a calendar year, while Dravid hit his 26th Test century. ...
  • India eye big total with Gambhir's hundred | Scorecard December 19, 2008

    Gautam Gambhir slammed a hundred and Rahul Dravid fifty after India lost Virender Sehwag early....
  • Aussies in trouble over 'Beer with Mahatma' October 22, 2008

    Mohali: A group of Australian fans, who came to watch the Mohali Test match against India, were on Monday hauled up by the police over their "Beer with Mahatma" inscription on their T-shirts. "Today, we found some Australian fans wearing these T-shirts. The slogans written were Beer with Mahatma, Bets with...