VARUN AARON

  • Verbal spat, belligerent Warner and gyrate Lyon spice up Adelaide Test December 12, 2014

    The Indian batting led by Virat Kohli was good enough to save the follow-on but just when a lot of Indian fans were queuing up to watch a "Rohit Sharma Special", as most us would like from him, India succumbed to a total well short of Australia on Day 4...
  • 1st Test: David Warner ton puts Australia in control on Day 4 December 12, 2014

    David Warner's brilliant century helped Australia into the driver's seat in the first Test against India at the Adelaide Oval. Australia finished day four on Friday at 290 for 5 and are leading by 363 runs. Steven Smith and Brad Haddin were batting on 52 and 14 respectively when stumps...
  • David Warner, Varun Aaron in war of words over no-ball dismissal December 12, 2014

    Adelaide: A dash of spice was finally added to what has been an emotionally-charged first India-Australia cricket Test when David Warner and Varun Aaron got involved in a war of words after the home batsman was called back by the umpire following a no-ball dismissal on Friday. The incident took place...
  • As it happened: Australia vs India, 1st Test, Day 3 December 11, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page.) Day 2 Round-up: On a rain-curtailed day, Michael Clarke scored a fine 128 while Steven Smith finished with an unbeaten 162 to put Australia in command. The hosts ended Day 2 of the first Test at 517/7. Indian bowlers were out...
  • As it happened: India vs Australia, 1st Test, Day 2 December 10, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page.) Day 1 Round-up: India picked up three late wickets to pull things back on day one of the first Adelaide Test on Tuesday after a splendid batting display by Australian opener David Warner (145), skipper Michael Clarke (60 retired hurt)...
  • Varun Aaron, Mohammad Shami could have done better with new ball: Ajit Agarkar December 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Notwithstanding a difficult day in office for India's fast bowlers against Australia, former paceman Ajit Agarkar feels the new-ball attack of Varun Aaron and Mohammad Shami looked good even though they let it slip against David Warner in "tough conditions". "To start off with Aaron and Shami are good....
  • India in Australia: India impress in second draw against CA XI December 5, 2014

    Adelaide: Indian batsmen got some much-needed workout ahead of the Test series against Australia as they put up 375 runs in 90 overs before their two-day tour game against Cricket Australia XI ended in a draw at the Glenelg Oval on Friday. After notching up 375 runs in their first innings,...
  • As it happened: Cricket Australia XI vs Indians, 2nd Tour Game December 5, 2014

    For Live updates scroll down to bottom of the page Day 1 Round-up: Pacer Varun Aaron powered India's bowling charge, picking four wickets on Thursday, to bowl out Cricket Australia XI for 243 runs in Day 1 of their final two-day tour game before the four-Test series against Australia. In reply, Indians...
  • Tour Game: Indian bowlers dominate CA XI on day one December 4, 2014

    Adelaide: Pacer Varun Aaron powered India's bowling charge, picking four wickets on Thursday, to bowl out Cricket Australia XI for 243 runs in Day 1 of their final two-day tour game before the four-Test series against Australia. In reply, Indians were 99 for 2 at stumps with Murali Vijay (39) and...
  • As it happened: 2nd Tour Game, Day 1 December 4, 2014

    For Live updates scroll down to bottom of the page TOSS: Cricket Australia XI opted to bat against Indians at Adelaide SQUAD: CA XI: Ryan Carters, Jordan Silk, Ashton Turner (c), Matthew Short, Alex Keath, Jake Doran, Sebastian Gotch (wk), Evan Gulbis, Josh Lalor, Jonte Pattison, Sam Rainbird, David Moody (12th), INDIANS: Murali Vijay,...
  • Tour Game: India allay bowling worries by knocking over CA XI November 24, 2014

    Not usually do you see Indians high-fiving on the opening day of a cricket tour to Australia. But the Gliderol Stadium in Adelaide saw that, as Indian bowlers left Monday morning blues in bed and turned up for work in style. In an ideal scenario, India would have wanted their batsmen...
  • India in Australia, Tour Game: Indian bowlers shine on Day 1 November 24, 2014

    Adelaide: India's fast bowlers led by Varun Aaron made full use of the seamer-friendly conditions, as they dismissed an inexperienced Cricket Australia XI for 219 on the first day of their opening two-day warm-up fixture, here on Monday. All the Indian bowlers were among wickets as Aaron, who worked up good...
  • Varun Aaron out, Stuart Binny in for Sri Lanka ODIs November 4, 2014

    Allrounder Stuart Binny on Tuesday replaced injured pacer Varun Aaron in the Indian team for the second and third ODI against Sri Lanka. "Varun Aaron is injured, and he has been replaced by Stuart Binny in the Indian team for the second and third games of the India vs Sri Lanka...
  • Varun Aaron doubtful for 2nd ODI against Sri Lanka November 3, 2014

    Cuttack: India have received an injury blow to pacer Varun Aaron, who suffered a muscle strain in his right leg during the ODI series opener against Sri Lanka on Sunday. "Aaron has a right quadriceps muscle strain and we will take a call [on his fitness] after investigation," team manager told...
  • Indian management sweat over Varun Aaron injury November 2, 2014

    Cuttack: India received an injury blow to pacer Varun Aaron, who suffered a muscle strain in his right leg during the five-match ODI series opener against Sri Lanka on Sunday. "Aaron has a right quadriceps muscle strain and we will take a call (on his fitness) after investigation," team India manager...
  • Dhoni rested; Ashwin, Aaron return for Sri Lanka ODIs October 21, 2014

    After coming down hard on the West Indies with a decision to sue the WICB over withdrawing midway through its tour of India, the BCCI announced the 14-man squad for the first three ODIs of the five-match home series with Sri Lanka, resting regular skipper MS Dhoni and giving the...
  • Cheteshwar Pujara smashes 90 in Derbyshire win, quiet start for Aaron September 17, 2014

    London: Cheteshwar Pujara made his first significant contribution in the 'English Summer' as his attractive unbeaten 90 helped Derbyshire overpower Surrey by eight wickets in a Division Two of County Championships here on Wednesday. However his India teammate Varun Aaron's had a quiet start to his county career for Durham as...
  • Shami, Umesh, Aaron key to India's WC chances: Shoaib Akhtar September 8, 2014

    Birmingham: Former Pakistan speedster Shoaib Akhtar, once a nemesis of many a top Indian batsman, is now ready to offer advice to his archrivals saying that Mohammad Shami, Umesh Yadav and Varun Aaron will be key to India's 2015 World Cup defence. "Shami, Umesh (Yadav) and (Varun) Aaron are the ones....
  • Varun Aaron to train under Glenn McGrath at MRF Pace Foundation September 2, 2014

    New Delhi: India's fastest bowler Varun Aaron has started his 10day training programme under Aussie legend Glenn McGrath at the MRF Pace Foundation as part of a tieup between the BCCI and company. The BCCI, in a strategic tieup with MRF, has announced a 10day camp for some of the talented...
  • Pacer Varun Aaron eyes County stint August 25, 2014

    London: Keen to follow in teammate Cheteshwar Pujara's footsteps, Indian pacer Varun Aaron has expressed a desire to play County cricket in the near future. Aaron, who impressed one and all by his consistent pace during the Test series, wants to improve his bowling skills and said that there is...
  • BCCI needs to handle Aaron with care: Former India physio August 20, 2014

    New Delhi: The Indian cricket board (BCCI) must take special care of injuryprone fast bowler Varun Aaron to ensure he has a long and successful international career, feels former national team physio John Gloster. Gloster, who had worked with the Indian team from 20052008, feels that "maintaining proper workload is an...
  • 5th Test: England push India into a corner with 237run lead August 16, 2014

    England's lead swelled to 237 on the second day of the fifth Test against India at The Oval, thanks largely to Joe Root's 92* that further exposed India's lackluster bowling on a track where England bowlers dismissed the visitors for 148. The hosts reached 385 for 7 at stumps with notable...
  • Injured Stuart Broad may play fifth Test with face mask August 11, 2014

    England pacer Stuart Broad, who was hit on the nose by a bouncer from the Indian fast bowler Varun Aaron in the fourth Test at Old Trafford, hinted that he may play the fifth and final Test against India with a face mask. Broad, in the first over after lunch...
  • England upbeat over Broad despite broken nose August 10, 2014

    Manchester: England expect Stuart Broad will be fit to play in the fifth and final Test against India at The Oval next week despite confirming the paceman had suffered a broken nose in their fourth Test win at Old Trafford. "Xrays confirm a fractured nose," an England and Wales Cricket Board...
  • Stuart Broad suffers nose blow from Varun Aaron bouncer August 9, 2014

    Manchester: England's Stuart Broad was retired hurt after being struck on the nose by a bouncer from India fast bowler Varun Aaron on the third day of the fourth Test at Old Trafford on Saturday. Broad, in the first over after lunch, had just hooked a couple of Aaron bouncers for...