Smith to captain Australia in England ODI

Posted by on Jan 20, 2015 | Leave a Comment

SYDNEY: Steven Smith will captain Australia in Friday´s one-day international against England, with opener David Warner and paceman Mitchell Johnson missing the game, Cricket Australia said Tuesday. Smith was called in to skipper the team after captain George Bailey was slapped with a one-match suspension over the team´s slow over-rate during their four-wicket win against India in the tri-series match on Sunday. Cricket... 

Australia beat India by four wickets in ODI

Posted by on Jan 18, 2015 | Leave a Comment

Melbourne: Australia beat India by four wickets with six balls to spare in their one-day international at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Sunday. India made 267 for eight off their 50 overs and Australia replied with 269 for six from 49 overs. (AFP) View full post on www.geo.tv  Read More →

India make 2678 against Australia

Posted by on Jan 18, 2015 | Leave a Comment

Melbourne: India made 267 for eight in their 50 overs of the tri-series one-day international against Australia at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Sunday. Rohit Sharma top scored for India with 138, while Mitchell Starc claimed 6-43. (AFP) View full post on www.geo.tv  Read More →

India win toss bat in ODI against Australia

Posted by on Jan 18, 2015 | Leave a Comment

Melbourne: India won the toss and elected to bat in their tri-series one-day international against Australia at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Sunday. Australia named tall paceman Gurinder Sandhu to make his ODI debut in the match. The 21-year-old, who was born in Australia to Indian parents, was promoted at the expense of spinner Xavier Doherty, who played in the comfortable win over England in the series-opener on... 

Smith sparkles as Australia push lead to 348 over India

Posted by on Jan 09, 2015 | Leave a Comment

SYDNEY: Skipper Steve Smith led the way with another torrent of runs as Australia raced to 251 for six and a lead of 348 over India before rain stopped play at the end of the fourth day of the fourth test on Friday. Looking to wrap up the four-match series 3-0, the hosts dismissed India for 475 shortly before tea to take a 97-run first innings lead and then embarked on a fierce assault on the Indian bowlers in a bid to... 

Smith hundred helps Australia post huge total

Posted by on Jan 07, 2015 | Leave a Comment

SYDNEY: Steve Smith completed his fourth century in as many matches on Wednesday as Australia compiled a daunting first innings total in the final test against India at the Sydney Cricket Ground. The Australian captain added to his incredible run of form against the tourists with a composed 117 as Australia, already holding an unassailable 2-0 lead in the series, declared on 572 for seven shortly after tea on day two. In... 

Australia paceman Johnson ruled out of India Test

Posted by on Jan 04, 2015 | Leave a Comment

SYDNEY: Australian fast bowler Mitchell Johnson has been ruled out of the fourth and final Test against India with hamstring soreness, Cricket Australia said Sunday. Johnson, 33, who bowled long spells during the first three Tests against India, had some right hamstring soreness during the Boxing Day Test and had not fully recovered since then, CA physiotherapist Alex Kountouris said. “As such, he will not play... 

Australia paceman Johnson in doubt for India Test

Posted by on Jan 03, 2015 | Leave a Comment

SYDNEY: Australian fast bowler Mitchell Johnson missed training on Saturday citing hamstring soreness, throwing into question whether he will be fit for the fourth and final Test against India, reports said. Johnson, 33, has bowled long spells during the first three Tests against India, and has said he is hoping for a more responsive pitch in the fourth which begins in Sydney on Tuesday. “Definitely, all us bowlers... 

Australia brace for emotional Sydney test

Posted by on Dec 31, 2014 | Leave a Comment

Australia may have sealed the four-test series against India but the final match in Sydney could prove the most emotionally taxing for the hosts as they return to the venue where Phillip Hughes was fatally struck by a bouncer last month. Brad Haddin, Nathan Lyon, Shane Watson and David Warner were fielding at the Sydney Cricket Ground when Hughes sustained the sickening blow to his neck, never regaining consciousness... 

Australia win India series after 3rd Test draw

Posted by on Dec 30, 2014 | Leave a Comment

MELBOURNE: Australia regained the Border-Gavaskar Trophy after India hung on for a tense draw in the third Test in Melbourne on Tuesday. India were never in the hunt on the final day after Australia took till lunch to declare at 318 for nine, leaving them to chase 384 runs for victory off 70 overs. Their task became even more Herculean when they were reduced to 19 for three in the ninth over and from there it was a matter... 
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