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‘Australians told me to get lost’: Sunil Gavaskar opens up on his infamous MCG walkout in 1981

By hindustantimes.com | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 01, 2021 03:23 PM IST
Speaking to former Australia fast bowler Damien Fleming, Sunil Gavaskar, who was the captain of the team back in 1981, opened up on the moment that almost led India to forfeit the match they would famously go on to win.
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Sunil Gavaskar plays Australia’s Greg Chappell to leg side, on 34 during the Australia vs the Rest of the World XI cricket match at the SCG, 12 January 1972. File(Getty Images)
Sunil Gavaskar plays Australia’s Greg Chappell to leg side, on 34 during the Australia vs the Rest of the World XI cricket match at the SCG, 12 January 1972. File(Getty Images)

India vs Australia: Sunil Gavaskar, Dennis Lillee and fire lit at MCG

By Dhiman Sarkar | Hindustan Times, Kolkata
UPDATED ON NOV 23, 2020 10:31 AM IST
Gavaskar has been adjudged leg-before on 70 after having added 165 with Chauhan—the duo had 10 century-stands in 3,010 runs scored in 59 Test innings.
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Naseem Shah(Twitter/PCB)

Pakistan pace sensation Naseem Shah grows from cub to lion

By AFP | Karachi
PUBLISHED ON DEC 24, 2019 12:13 PM IST
On Monday, Naseem grabbed 5-31 in Pakistan’s series-clinching win over Sri Lanka in Karachi to become the youngest fast bowler at 16 years 307 days to achieve the feat.
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File photo of Pat Cummins, Josh Hazlewood and Mitchell Starc.(Getty Images)
File photo of Pat Cummins, Josh Hazlewood and Mitchell Starc.(Getty Images)

Starc, Cummins & Hazlewood ‘can surpass any era’: Brett Lee

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON DEC 03, 2019 06:39 PM IST
The Aussies are currently blessed with a unique fast bowling attack in Test cricket as they have three pacers with different qualities.
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File image of Jasprit Bumrah(Getty Images)

Marvel of Jasprit Bumrah - Stupendous numbers put him above Waqar Younis, Dennis Lillee, Allan Donald

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 05, 2019 08:20 AM IST
Bumrah picked up 13 wickets in 2 Tests at an average of 9.23 and strike rate of 22.6. This includes two five-wicket hauls as well as a hat-trick.
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Australian players congratulate Nathan Lyon, centre, after dismissing England's captain Joe Root.(AP)
Australian players congratulate Nathan Lyon, centre, after dismissing England's captain Joe Root.(AP)

Ashes 2019: Nathan Lyon surpasses Dennis Lillee in elite list for Australia

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 25, 2019 04:49 PM IST
Nathan Lyon achieved the feat when he dismissed Joe Root on Day 4 of the third Ashes Test match against England in Headingley on Sunday.
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File image of India fast-bowler Jasprit Bumrah.(AP)
File image of India fast-bowler Jasprit Bumrah.(AP)

India vs West Indies: ‘Would rather face Dennis Lillee than Jasprit Bumrah,’ Viv Richards

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 23, 2019 03:07 PM IST
India vs West Indies: Viv Richards was full of praise for the India fast-bowler and stated that Jasprit Bumrah will continue to trouble batsmen for years to come.
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Australia's Nathan Lyon (R) celebrates with Australia's Pat Cummins (L) after taking the wicket of England's Ben Stokes.(AFP)
Australia's Nathan Lyon (R) celebrates with Australia's Pat Cummins (L) after taking the wicket of England's Ben Stokes.(AFP)

Ashes 2019: Nathan Lyon one wicket away from surpassing Dennis Lillee in elite list

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 20, 2019 07:54 PM IST
With 355 wickets, Nathan Lyon is currently just one wicket behind legendary fast bowler Dennis Lillee and the spinner will have a chance to add this massive accolade to his name.
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Australia's Nathan Lyon appeals for the wicket of England's Joe Denly.(Action Images via Reuters)
Australia's Nathan Lyon appeals for the wicket of England's Joe Denly.(Action Images via Reuters)

Ashes 2019: Nathan Lyon equals Dennis Lillee but reserves praise for Hazlewood

By Reuters | London
UPDATED ON JUN 16, 2020 12:24 AM IST
Nathan Lyon picked up three wickets on Day 2 of the second Ashes Test against England to join Dennis Lillee as the third-highest wicket-taker for Australia in Tests
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India's Mohammed Shami, left, speaks with Jasprit Bumrah during play on day four of the third Test against Australia.(AP)
India's Mohammed Shami, left, speaks with Jasprit Bumrah during play on day four of the third Test against Australia.(AP)

Jasprit Bumrah can burn opposition with raw pace - Jeff Thomson

By Press Trust of India | New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 20, 2019 08:31 PM IST
Jasprit Bumrah has been rated as the world’s best bowler by Sachin Tendulkar and the legendary Dennis Lillee’s former new ball partner’s words only add to the Gujarat slinger’s exponentially growing reputation.
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File picture of Virat Kohli(Getty Images)

Virat Kohli will break all records created by Sachin Tendulkar: Zaheer Abbas

By PTI | Karachi
UPDATED ON JAN 22, 2019 02:16 PM IST
“I think at the moment Virat is the best. He will break all the records. But not only Virat, the Indian team has other top batsmen too. If you look at Rohit Sharma, you are just delighted to watch his strokes,” he said.
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File image of India captain Virat Kohli.(AFP)
File image of India captain Virat Kohli.(AFP)

India vs Australia: ‘He is as good as anyone I have ever seen’ - Dennis Lillee lauds Virat Kohli

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 21, 2018 09:01 AM IST
Lillee said that Kohli’s technique and determination sets him apart and the fact that he has the ability to see the ball early, makes the 30-year-old a very capable batsman.
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Virat Kohli (centre) and Tim Paine exchange a friendly banter during the second Test in Perth.(AP)
Virat Kohli (centre) and Tim Paine exchange a friendly banter during the second Test in Perth.(AP)

India vs Australia: Virat Kohli and Tim Paine’s showdown humorous - Justin Langer

By PTI | Perth
UPDATED ON DEC 19, 2018 04:16 PM IST
India skipper Kohli and his Australian counterpart Paine clashed on the field a few times and exchanged a lot of words, with physical contact almost becoming a reality at one point.
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India's captain Virat Kohli (L) yells at Australia's captain Tim Paine (R) on the third day of the second cricket Test match in Perth on December 16, 2018(AFP)
India's captain Virat Kohli (L) yells at Australia's captain Tim Paine (R) on the third day of the second cricket Test match in Perth on December 16, 2018(AFP)

‘I think it was brilliant’- Justin Langer weighs in on Kohli-Paine banter

By PTI | Perth
PUBLISHED ON DEC 19, 2018 02:35 PM IST
India skipper Kohli and his Australian counterpart Paine clashed on the field a few times and exchanged a lot of words, with physical contact almost becoming a reality at one point.
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India start their Test campaign against Australia at the Adelaide Oval from Thursday.(AP)
India start their Test campaign against Australia at the Adelaide Oval from Thursday.(AP)

OPINION | Indian cricket’s romance with Australia

By Amrit Mathur | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 05, 2018 09:17 AM IST
Lost in the noise of the on-field rivalry is the long friendly history between the two countries and Australia’s deep influence on Indian cricket.
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Steve Waugh, Damien Fleming and Ricky Ponting of Australia celebrate in the rooms after the game Waugh and Ponting scored centuries while Fleming took 5 wickets in the second innings, on day five of the first test between Australia and India, at the Adelaide Oval, Adelaide, Australia. Australia won by 285 runs.(Getty Images)
Steve Waugh, Damien Fleming and Ricky Ponting of Australia celebrate in the rooms after the game Waugh and Ponting scored centuries while Fleming took 5 wickets in the second innings, on day five of the first test between Australia and India, at the Adelaide Oval, Adelaide, Australia. Australia won by 285 runs.(Getty Images)

India vs Australia - History of Test Cricket Down Under Part 2: 1980-81 to 1999-00

By Arnab Sen | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 05, 2018 08:36 AM IST
The Indian cricket showed grit and fight in their tours to Australia in the 1980s but the hosts were dominant in the 90s. Sachin Tendulkar and Kapil Dev were India’s stand out players in these two decades in Tests down under.
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