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  • Sachin
    Feb 18, 2013 23:47 ISTAustralia In India

    India continue to be in a fix over number six

    As India held their final training session on Monday evening in the short camp for the Australia Test series, almost every player in the squad got to bat with the pacers bringing up the final batch. N Ananthanarayanan reports. Games Aussies play

  • Dr YS Rajasekhara Reddy Cricket Stadium
    Feb 18, 2013 23:53 IST

    Food for thought for Oz ahead of Tests

    The build-up to the Test series between India and Australia has been quiet so far but things are beginning to heat up. Sahan Bidappa reports.

  • David Warner
    Feb 20, 2013 00:04 IST

    Warner says he is fit and raring to go

    It's been anxious few days for David Warner. The pint-sized opener was highly doubtful for the first Test against India, starting here on Friday, with a fractured thumb proving to be his nemesis.

  • Captain cool MS Dhoni practicing skill with football while teammates
    Feb 20, 2013 00:13 IST

    Brittle India lineup gives Aussies a glint of hope

    Amid the clamour of how important spin is going to be in India, Australia seem to have forgotten that they have one of the best fast bowling units in the world. Sahan Bidappa reports.

  • Murali Vijay
    Feb 21, 2013 01:37 IST

    Vijay may pip Dhawan in the race to partner Sehwag

    After the unseasonal showers over the weekend, the sun was out blazing on Wednesday. It was a sign of the things to come as India arrived to a sultry welcome at the MA Chidambaram Stadium.

  • 4
    Feb 21, 2013 01:43 ISTht special

    Seamy side up for India pacers

    Spin may be the buzzword as India go into the Test series against Australia, starting on Friday, but the hosts' young pace bowlers are leaving no stone unturned as they gear up to provide early breakthroughs. N Ananthanarayanan reports. Anything to get the edge

  • R Ashwin
    Feb 22, 2013 09:30 IST

    Chennai Test: Australia 316/7 on Day 1

    Australia were 317 for seven in their first innings against India at stumps on the opening day of the first cricket Test in Chennai today. Scorecard

  • Clark during
    Feb 22, 2013 09:56 IST

    'No reason to doubt that Hyderabad Test will go ahead'

    They are "concerned" after bomb blasts rocked Hyderabad, which is scheduled to host the second India-Australia Test, but Cricket Australia today said there is "no reason to doubt" that the match would go ahead as planned.

  • Rajeev Shukla
    Feb 22, 2013 15:20 IST

    2nd Test will not be shifted from Hyderabad: BCCI

    The BCCI today said the second cricket Test between India and Australia will go ahead as scheduled in Hyderabad since the state government has given assurance of safety and security of the players.

  • R Ashwin
    Feb 23, 2013 00:28 ISTAustralia in India

    Ashwin spins, Clarke grins

    Offie Ashwin runs through Australia top order but skipper Clarke makes the most of lucky reprieve to strike ton that rescues the visitors' innings. Sanjjeev K Samyal reports.

  • Sachin Tendulkar
    Feb 23, 2013 00:36 IST

    Opposing review costs India dear

    If at the end of the first day’s play of the Border-Gavaskar Trophy, India cannot claim to have the advantage in the first Test, it can be blamed on a big umpiring blunder. Sanjjeev K Samyal reports.

  • Ashwin
    Feb 23, 2013 00:34 IST

    Homecoming king: Ashwin turns it on at Chepauk

    R Ashwin could not have asked for a better opening in front of his home crowd at the MA Chidambaram Stadium on Friday. He picked up the first six of the seven wickets to fall, much to the delight of the lively audience. MVL Manikantan reports.

  • Bangalore
    Feb 23, 2013 10:50 ISTChennai Test

    Tendulkar strikes form, India on even keel against Australia

    Sachin Tendulkar showed glimpses of his vintage form with a fluent unbeaten half-century as India recovered from two early jolts to leave the first cricket Test against Australia evenly poised in Chennai today. Scorecard | I got out at the wrong time: Pujara

  • Cheteshwar Pujara
    Feb 23, 2013 18:58 IST

    I got out at the wrong time, says Pujara

    Cheteshwar Pujara today said he got out at the "wrong time" after doing all the hard work on the second day of the first cricket Test against Australia in Chennai.

  • James Pattinson
    Feb 23, 2013 19:54 IST

    Should have bounced Sachin, says Pattinson

    The Australians stuck to their strength and picked a strong pace-attack for the first Test in Chennai, but did not persist with the strategy of bouncing Sachin Tendulkar. MVL Manikantan reports.