Australia

Australia Clinch Advantage With Big Lead

Shaun Marsh with an unbeaten fifty helped Australia clinch a crucial advantage of 326-run lead on day four of the third Test match at Melbourne.
29 December 2014

A Field Day For Rahane-Kohli

Ajinkya Rahane and Virat Kohli came to the party with a 262-run stand for the fourth wicket as the visitors reached 462 for eight at stumps in reply to Australia’s 530 runs in their first innings.
28 December 2014

Harris Derail India After Kohli, Rahane Counteract

An energetic spell from Ryan Harris in the final stages of the day's play derailed India after a fascinating counteract from Virat Kohli and Ajinkya Rahane swayed the momentum towards the visitors.
28 December 2014

Australia Hammer India On Day Two

If the third Test hung in balance at the end of day one, a man in golden form made sure that it wouldn't be the case at the end of day two. Steve Smith struck his third successive Test hundred, a second consecutive Test hundred in his second game in-charge and his 7th overall in a career spanning 25 matches, wherein he also crossed 2000 runs overall.
27 December 2014

Smith, Harris Steal Initiative, Hustle India On Backfoot

It was a familiar tale for the visitors as Australia skipper Steven Smith, along with tail-end batsmen stole away the initiative on day two of the third Test at Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG).
27 December 2014

An Intense Day

In a closely fought series, wherein they have proven Australia to be very vulnerable, India has found themselves at the wrong end of the score-line. They trailed by 2-0 going into the Boxing Day Test in Melbourne and given their past record another series defeat loomed large.
26 December 2014

Honours Even On Day One In Melbourne

Steven Smith scored an unbeaten fifty as honors remained even on day one in Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG).
26 December 2014

Michael Clarke Hopes To Be Fit For The World Cup

Australian skipper Michael Clarke, who is undergoing rehabilitation after a surgery on his hamstring, is recovering well and is hopeful of being fit in time for the World Cup.
24 December 2014

Warner Promises More Banter Against India

Australia opening batsman David Warner has promised his team won’t cut down on the verbal volleys at the Indians during the third Test at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) which starts on Friday December 26.
24 December 2014

Haddin Lauds Brave Decision To Make Smith Captain

Australian wicket-keeper Brad Haddin was all praise for the decision to make Steven Smith the captain of Australia for the rest of the series against India.
23 December 2014

Australia Face Injury Woes Ahead Of The Boxing Day Test

Australia, having taken an unbeatable 2-0 lead in the Commonwealth Bank test series, are in with a dilemma ahead of the Boxing Day test as three of their players, Shane Watson, David Warner and Mitchell Starc are nursing injury concerns.
23 December 2014

Not Wise To Sledge Mitchell Johnson - Steve Smith

Australia’s young skipper Steve Smith has come out and warned India that any plans of sledging Mitchell Johnson in the future are likely to backfire just as they did in Brisbane.
20 December 2014

Johnson, Rogers Take Australia To Nervous Victory

Mitchell Johnson's return to form with the ball and a steady half century from Chris Rogers scripted a nervous four wicket win for Australia in Brisbane.
20 December 2014

Smith Delighted, Yadav Philosophical

Steve Smith was delighted with his century on day three of the first Test against India in Brisbane while fast bowler Umesh Yadav explained why India had stuck to their plans of bowling short.
19 December 2014

Smith, Lower Order Give Australia Vital Lead

Steven Smith, scoring an exceptional century on the captaincy debut along with Mitchell Johnson, turned the tide in favor of the hosts in the second Test against India at Brisbane.
19 December 2014

Proud To Take Five Wickets - Josh Hazlewood

Australian pacer Josh Hazlewood described taking a five-wicket haul on day two of the first Test against India in Brisbane as a "very proud moment".
18 December 2014

Hazlewood, Smith Lead Australia Fightback

Josh Hazlewood took a five-wicket haul and Steve Smith hit an unbeaten half-century as Australia launched a fightback on day two of the second Test against India in Brisbane.
18 December 2014

I Forgot About My Hundred - Murali Vijay

When a batsman is completely in the zone, he is oblivious to all else happening around him and Murali VIjay admits he didn't realise he had scored his century on day one of the second Test against Australia.
17 December 2014

Australia Wilt As India Get Off To A Flyer

Steve Smith endured a chastening first day as an Australian Test captain as he lost three bowlers to injury and India piled up 311 for four on day one of the seccond game in Brisbane.
17 December 2014

Hot Spot - Was Adelaide The Best Test Ever?

In one of their final Hot Spot cricket discussion videos of the year, John Pennington and Chetan Narula look back at the first Test between Australia and India in Adelaide and preview the second game in Brisbane.
16 December 2014

 
 
 
 

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