Monday, 9 December 2019

Tag Archives: Australia

Australians are no longer friends: Kohli

DARMASHALA: Indian skipper Virat Kohli said he no longer considered Australian cricketers as friends after winning a tense Test series marked by bad blood in Dharamsala. Kohli, who remarked before the series that he was “really good friends” with some Australian players, said things had changed during the bitter contest ...

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India beat Australia by 8 wickets

HIMACHAL PRADESH: Lokesh Rahul and Ajinkya Rahane steered India to an eight-wicket win in the fourth and final test against Australia as the hosts secured a 2-1 series victory at the Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium on Tuesday. Rahul made 51 not out and Rahane added a rapid unbeaten 38 ...

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Australia’s collapse leaves India 87 away from Border-Gavaskar Trophy

DHARMASHALA: India need 87 runs to win the series-deciding fourth Test against Australia after dominating the third day. The hosts resumed on 248-6 and, helped by Ravindra Jadeja’s 63, reached 332 – a first innings lead of 32. Jadeja, fellow spinner Ravichandran Ashwin and pace bowler Umesh Yadav took three ...

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Nathan Lyon roars for Australia in fourth India Test

DHARAMSALA: Off-spinner Nathan Lyon took four key wickets to fashion a late comeback for Australia on an engrossing second day in the decisive fourth Test against India on Sunday. The 29-year-old made the most of a lively track at Dharamsala, which is hosting its first Test, to return a rich ...

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India scared of defeat to Australia: Mitchell Starc

PUNE: Australia’s injured spearhead Mitchell Starc has said India’s verbal confrontations with the tourists were the result of fear over losing the Border-Gavaskar Trophy after their unexpected defeat in the opening Test of the series in Pune. Starc, who flew home with a foot stress fracture after the second Test ...

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Australia draw third Test against India

RANCHI: Skipper Steve Smith said the momentum was now firmly with Australia in their battle against India after a fine final-day rearguard action by his batsmen saw the visitors draw the third Test Monday. Australia, who began their second innings 152 runs adrift of India, were in deep trouble after ...

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Cheteshwar Pujara, Saha put India on top in third Test

RANCHI: Cheteshwar Pujara said Sunday the spinners should win the third Test for India after his double century and a marathon partnership with centurion Wriddhiman Saha put the hosts on top against Australia. After declaring their first innings on 603 for nine late in the final session on day four ...

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Nathan Lyon says the pressure is on India in Ranchi

BANGALORE: Nathan Lyon has declared India are the only side under pressure in the ongoing four-Test series – and that it showed in Bangalore. Opposing skippers Steve Smith and Virat Kohli are set to meet alongside incoming match referee Richie Richardson in Ranchi. Smith and Kohli both have a long ...

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India withdraw Smith protest as boards make peace

BENGALURU: India have withdrawn an official protest about the actions of Australia captain Steve Smith in the second Test as the governing bodies of both countries moved to bring an end to the acrimony surrounding the ongoing four-match series. The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) had earlier ...

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Australia find right formula to exploit Indian weaknesses

PUNE: Australia’s utter dominance in Pune provided clear evidence that the touring side arrived in India armed with the tactics and personnel to beat the hosts at their own game in what promises to be a compelling four-Test series. Few would have predicted the events that unfolded in the opener, ...

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