India

MS Dhoni Announces Test Retirement, Kohli To Captain In Sydney

In a surprising decision, Indian captain MS Dhoni on Tuesday announced immediate retirement from Test cricket. Present vice-captain Virat Kohli will lead the team in the final Test match of the Border-Gavaskar trophy in Sydney.
30 December 2014

India Escape With Draw, Australia Clinch Series

After an exciting day of Test cricket at its very best, India scurried to a nervous draw in Melbourne as Australia clinched the Border-Gavaskar trophy with an unassailable 2-0 lead.
30 December 2014

Boxing Day Test In Balance

India recovered from their poor bowling performance on day two and repeated their consistency from day one under cloudy skies at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Monday.
29 December 2014

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

Ojha Banned From Bowling Due To Illegal Action

The crackdown on spinners with suspect bowling action continues and the latest casualty is India's left-arm spinner, Pragyan Ojha who has been banned from bowling in any form of competitive cricket by the Indian Board (BCCI).
27 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

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

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

 
 
 
 
 
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