Warm Up Match

  • Romelu Lukaku bags hat-trick as Belgium defeat Luxembourg 5-1 27-05-2014 10:27 AM

    Brussels: Romelu Lukaku scored a hat-trick to lead Belgium 5-1 past Luxembourg in a World Cup warm-up game on Monday. The triple boosted Lukaku's chances to be Belgium's striker at the World Cup after Christian Benteke withdrew injured almost two months ago. Belgium had gone four matches without a win...
  • India vs NZ XI: Rohit, Rahane score fifties as warm-up game ends in a draw 03-02-2014 10:59 AM

    Whangarei: The Indian top-order failed to convert good starts but Rohit Sharma and Ajinkya Rahane struck morale-boosting fifties ahead of the Test series as the visiting team's two-day practice match against New Zealand XI ended in a tame draw on Monday. India batted out the second day, finishing at 313...
  • South Africa announce Invitation XI squad to take on India 27-11-2013 10:42 AM

    India will take on South Africa Invitation XI led by Stephen Cook in a two-day warm-up match before the start of the Test series on their tour of South Africa, sport24 reported on Tuesday. The warm-up game, which follows a three-match ODI series ending December 11, will be played at...
  • Matt Prior out of final Ashes warm-up with injury 11-11-2013 09:12 AM

    Sydney: Wicketkeeper Matt Prior has been ruled out of England's final Ashes tour match this week against a Cricket Australia Invitational XI with a calf injury. Medical scans on Monday revealed Prior suffered a low-grade tear to his calf muscle during last week's tour match against Australia A in Hobart....
  • Graeme Swann spins England to victory against Essex 03-07-2013 11:59 PM

    London: Graeme Swann gave Australia a timely reminder of his ability by taking five wickets as England warmed-up for next week's first Ashes Test with a 228-run win over Essex on Wednesday. Essex, set a second innings target of 415 to win at their Chelmsford headquarters east of London, collapsed...
  • Fawad Ahmed wicketless in opening Australia A stint 17-06-2013 08:24 AM

    Belfast: Australia leg-spin hope and possible Ashes call-up Fawad Ahmed went wicketless in his first representative bowling stint for his adopted country on Sunday. The former Pakistani asylum-seeker, who did not bat in Australia's A first innings 312 for 9 declared against Ireland in Belfast, returned figures of none for...
  • I think Karthik has earned his place in the side, says Dhoni 04-06-2013 10:59 PM

    Cardiff: Captain MS Dhoni indicated that Dinesh Karthik has more or less "earned" his berth in the playing XI with an unbeaten century in India's crushing win over Australia in a warm-up match for the Champions Trophy, here on Tuesday. "I think he has earned his place in the side...
  • Kohli, Karthik tons help India beat SL by five wickets in warm-up 01-06-2013 11:25 PM

    Birmingham: Virat Kohli and Dinesh Karthik smashed a century each as India warmed-up their Champions Trophy campaign with a five-wicket thumping win over Sri Lanka in their first practice game on Saturday. Kohli (144) teamed up with Dinesh Karthik (106 not out) to rescue India from a wobbly start with...
  • Spain recall Torres for Euro 2012 warm-ups 21-05-2012 08:46 PM

    Madrid: Coach Vicente del Bosque recalled Fernando Torres along with fellow Chelsea teammate Juan Mata for Spain's warm-up matches ahead of the upcoming European Championship. The struggling Torres had been dropped for Spain's most recent friendly, but the striker managed to make the squad after Chelsea won the Champions League...
  • Aus beat West Indies XI in a tour match 05-04-2012 09:22 AM

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  • Indian batsmen shine in drawn match 16-12-2011 09:14 AM

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