[

kookaburra

]
Indian batsman Cheteshwar Pujara plays a shot during the 1st pink-ball day/night cricket test match between India and Bangladesh.(PTI)

India vs Australia: Playing with pink kookaburra in Australia will be different than facing Bangladesh at home, says Cheteshwar Pujara

By hindustantimes.com | Hindustan Times, Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 17, 2020 09:27 AM IST
The opening Test in Adelaide will be a Day-Night game and batting against the pink kookaburra during the twilight session will not be an easy task, Pujara told news agency PTI.
Close
England captain Joe Root(REUTERS)
England captain Joe Root(REUTERS)

England seek South African cure for travel sickness

By AFP | London
UPDATED ON DEC 16, 2019 12:29 PM IST
England, until the second and final match of their losing Test series in New Zealand, had not managed the benchmark total of 400 in the first innings of a Test anywhere since 2017.
Close
Indian captain Virat Kohli dives to take a catch during a training session(PTI)
Indian captain Virat Kohli dives to take a catch during a training session(PTI)

Ahead of historic day/night Test match, Eden Gardens curator highlights main difference between SG and Kookaburra pink balls

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 22, 2019 10:21 AM IST
He also played down the twilight issue and said that at Eden Gardens, this phase lasts for just 15 minutes and hence, should not influence the game as much.
Close
England's Jofra Archer in action.(Action Images via Reuters)
England's Jofra Archer in action.(Action Images via Reuters)

England’s Jofra Archer takes aim at Kookaburra ball before New Zealand test

By Reuters | Reuters
UPDATED ON NOV 18, 2019 03:00 PM IST
Jofra Archer made his test debut in the Ashes series against Australia earlier this year, taking 22 wickets in four matches, and is England’s main strike bowler in New Zealand in the absence of the injured James Anderson.
Close
Cheteshwar Pujara plays a shot.(PTI)
Cheteshwar Pujara plays a shot.(PTI)

Know what to expect from pink ball, need little practice: Cheteshwar Pujara

By Indo Asian News Service | New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 11, 2019 01:34 PM IST
The 2016 edition of the Duleep Trophy was played with the Kookaburra pink ball and Pujara topped the run charts (453) with two hundreds, including a 256 not out for India Blue.
Close
India will host its first Day/Night Test match at the Eden Gardens, Kolkata(Getty Images)
India will host its first Day/Night Test match at the Eden Gardens, Kolkata(Getty Images)

Ahead of historic Day/Night Test, ‘home-made’ SG pink balls to be delivered to BCCI by weekend

By Aritra Mukherjee | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 09, 2019 05:11 PM IST
In the 11 Day/Night Tests played so far, only the Kookaburra and Dukes pink balls have been used. The pink balls used in India between 2016-18 seasons of Duleep Trophy were also manufactured by Kookaburra.
Close
India's Jasprit Bumrah is congratulated by teammates after dismissing Australia's Shaun Marsh during the first cricket test between Australia and India in Adelaide.(AP)
India's Jasprit Bumrah is congratulated by teammates after dismissing Australia's Shaun Marsh during the first cricket test between Australia and India in Adelaide.(AP)

India vs Australia: Team India register historic win in Adelaide, resolute Pujara steals the show

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 10, 2018 02:16 PM IST
India vs Australia 1st Test: This is the first time in their history that India have won the first match of a Test series Down Under.
Close
Virat Kohli trains ahead of the second Test against the West Indies.(AP)
Virat Kohli trains ahead of the second Test against the West Indies.(AP)

India vs West Indies: Virat Kohli wants Dukes to replace SG balls in Tests

By PTI | Hyderabad
UPDATED ON OCT 11, 2018 01:36 PM IST
Currently, there are no ICC specific guidelines and different countries use different balls. While India use their home-made ‘SG Test’ from early ‘90s, England and West Indies use the UK’s Dukes. Australia, Pakistan and Sri Lanka use the Kookaburra.
Close
Indian cricketer Ravichandran Ashwin, right, celebrates after dismissing West indies' Kraigg Brathwaite during the third day of the first cricket test match between India and West Indies in Rajkot.(AP)
Indian cricketer Ravichandran Ashwin, right, celebrates after dismissing West indies' Kraigg Brathwaite during the third day of the first cricket test match between India and West Indies in Rajkot.(AP)

India vs West Indies: Ashwin criticises quality of SG balls after hosts register record win

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 06, 2018 09:18 PM IST
Speaking after India’s win, Ashwin said SG balls have fallen behind Kookaburra and Duke in terms of quality and doesn’t grip well like it used to in previous years.
Close
Ishant Sharma has been the pick of the Indian bowlers with 18 wickets from the five games.(AP)
Ishant Sharma has been the pick of the Indian bowlers with 18 wickets from the five games.(AP)

India vs England: Best bowling attack India have had - Michael Holding

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, London
UPDATED ON SEP 12, 2018 08:59 AM IST
Holding believes the Indian pacers can deliver on the Australia tour at the yearend as well despite the Kookaburra ball not being half as seam-friendly as the Dukes ball used in England.
Close
Image for representation only.(Getty Images)
Image for representation only.(Getty Images)

11-year-old girl raises serious cricketing problem with Kookaburra, wins hearts

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 26, 2018 05:21 PM IST
Olivia went to a store to buy cricket pads. But she found that all the pads were made for boys and that is when she decided to write to Kookaburra.
Close
Ravichandran Ashwin gave India the breakthrough in both innings of the Edgbaston Test.(AP)
Ravichandran Ashwin gave India the breakthrough in both innings of the Edgbaston Test.(AP)

India vs England: Ravichandran Ashwin having a ball in England, literally

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Birmingham
UPDATED ON AUG 06, 2018 09:13 AM IST
Ravichandran Ashwin in love with Dukes ball after picking up seven wickets against England in the Edgbaston Test.
Close
SHARE
Story Saved