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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.