Tour Match

  • Aussie announcer stood down over Panesar Indian accent jibe 30-11-2013 06:56 PM

    Alice Springs, Australia: A ground announcer for England's drawn tour match in Alice Springs on Saturday was stood down by Cricket Australia for pronouncing Monty Panesar's name in an Indian accent. David Nixon had also been cautioned on Friday for comments made about Joe Root, according to a report. "Cricket...
  • Watson allowed to skip tour match, stays on in London 24-07-2013 09:27 AM

    Staring at another Ashes defeat, Australia have decided that the best way to bring Shane Watson back into game-changing mode is to keep him away from the game for a while to get his thought process back in order. Watson, along with opening batsman Chris Rogers and fast bowler Peter...
  • Clarke returns to lead Australia in tour match 25-06-2013 06:29 PM

    Australia captain Michael Clarke will make his return from injury in the tour match against Somerset starting on Wednesday, the BBC reported on Tuesday. Clarke missed the final Test against India this year and the entire Champions Trophy with a back injury, sparking concerns he would not be fit for...
  • Haddin shines as Australia A dominate Scotland 08-06-2013 08:18 AM

    Edinburgh: Australia 'A' captain Brad Haddin hit a century as the tourists recovered from a slow start to reach 335 for 6 at the end of the first day of their four-day tour match against Scotland in Edinburgh. The Australian reserves were struggling at 23 for 2 after Jordan Silk...