Perth Test

  • Johnson can bowl even faster, says Craig McDermott 10-12-2013 08:51 AM

    Adelaide: Australian bowling coach Craig McDermott had a chilling warning for England Tuesday -- Mitchell Johnson can go even faster on his home ground in Perth. The fearsome left-arm paceman grabbed his second consecutive Man-of-the-Match award after a thumping win in Adelaide on Monday as the home side took a...
  • Australia name Bollinger, Coulter-Nile as Perth cover 04-12-2013 02:35 PM

    Australia have put fast bowlers Doug Bollinger and Nathan Coulter-Nile on standby for next week's third Ashes Test against England in Perth should any of the current pacemen break down during the second Test in Adelaide, starting on Thursday. The Adelaide Oval's drop-in pitch is expected to favour batsmen and...
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  • Kumble Interview: The Perth-Breaker speaks up 22-01-2008 04:46 PM

    Johannesburg: South Africa reduced its 2011 home series against Australia from three Tests to two on Friday because of "time constraints," the latest sign that Twenty20 was threatening the five-day game as cricket's showpiece format. For the first time, a tour involving the teams will feature as many T20 internationals...
  • Cry babies! Aussie media slam India's win 20-01-2008 11:22 AM

    Kolkata: Brad Haddin's Indian Premier League campaign was cut short after the KKR wicketkeeper was detected with a fractured finger. An MRI in New Delhi on Thursday revealed that the injury sustained during Australia's series in Bangladesh has not healed as he is all set to fly home and undergo...
  • Perth win: The jewel in Team India's crown 20-01-2008 08:57 AM

    New Delhi: Indian opener Virender Sehwag reckons the BCCI did the right thing by appointing Duncan Fletcher as coach soon after Gary Kirsten's departure as it has given the Zimbabwean enough time to settle with the side. It's good for India. It's a good thing that the BCCI has found...
  • Happy Perth Day! Down Under, India emerge tops 19-01-2008 08:24 PM

    Karachi: Pakistan's limited overs captain Shahid Afridi today said that he is not satisfied with the One-day rankings system, presently applied by the ICC. His unhappiness stems from the recent announcement by the ICC that even if Pakistan, which lead the five-match ODI series 2-0 against the West Indies, manage...
  • Happy comeback to Team India for Irfan Pathan 19-01-2008 06:44 PM

    Bangalore: Having lost four games on the trot in the fourth edition of the Indian Premier League, Pune Warriors will have to pull up their socks and perform as a team when they take on a confident Royal Challengers Bangalore at the M Chinnaswamy stadium on Friday. The eight-wicket defeat...
  • Blog: All is fair in love and cricket ... 19-01-2008 04:48 PM

    Experts discuss Chennai Super King's win over the Pune Warriors and Deccan Charger's victory over Kochi Tuskers Kerala. ...
  • Captain's knock: 'Nobody gave us a chance to win at Perth' 19-01-2008 04:34 PM

    Kochi: As Ishant Sharma re-discovered himself with a demolishing five-wicket haul against the Kochi Tuskers Kerala, the gangling paceman credited senior bowler Zaheer Khan for improvement in his bowling. Ishant took five wickets at the expense of just 12 runs to help Deccan Chargers score an emphatic 55-run win as...
  • 'Try one more over?' And Ishant clicked with it 19-01-2008 04:18 PM

    New Delhi: Kolkata Knight Riders batsman Manoj Tiwary feels that Gautam Gambhir's willingness to give each and every member of team a lot of space makes him stand out of the pack. Gautam is an innovative captain. He comes up with lot of ideas and makes it a point to...
  • Ponting's team fined for slow over-rate 19-01-2008 03:28 PM

    New Delhi: In what appears to be a perfect example of madness sans method, a group of about 40-odd die-hard fans is planning to enter the Eden Gardens during the Kolkata Knight Riders-Kings XI Punjab IPL match on Saturday, protesting the absence of Sourav Ganguly from the home squad. This...
  • Bravo India! This shows who is stronger | All is fair... 19-01-2008 12:22 PM

    Mumbai: Subramaniam Badrinath slammed his second unbeaten half century of the tournament to power defending champions Chennai Super Kings to a comprehensive eight-wicket win over Pune Warriors in an Indian Premier League match at the D Y Patil Stadium in Navi Mumbai on Wednesday. Badrinath, who scored a classy 71...
  • Indians beat Aussies in their backyard | Wish team 19-01-2008 11:54 AM

    New Delhi: Team India's new coach Duncan Fletcher is a proven mentor who took English cricket to great heights during his tenure as coach from 1999 to 2007. Fletcher, who had a short-lived career as a player, turned out to be a master strategist in his coaching avatar as he...
  • Perth Test: India have the edge as Aussie openers fail 18-01-2008 11:06 AM

    Mumbai: Mumbai Indians skipper Sachin Tendulkar on Friday credited his side's eight-run win over Chennai Super Kings in a thrilling IPL match to unbelievable fielding though he heaped praise on Harbhajan Singh and Rohit Sharma for their bowling and batting performances. Rohit batted brilliantly to rally the side and then...
  • Perth Test: India on a high, lead Aus by 170 runs 17-01-2008 11:16 AM

    "It's going to be exciting playing against Pune," said Mumbai Indians' Harbahajan Singh while talking to CNN-IBN. ...