Australian Cricket-team

Showing of 41 - 60 from 279 results
Australian Cricket-team - Total results - 279
Australia axe Matthew Wade, keep Tim Paine as captain for South Africa Test tour
First Cricket News

Australia axe Matthew Wade, keep Tim Paine as captain for South Africa Test tour

Wade will join Australia's Twenty20 squad on their tour of New Zealand as vice-captain to the out-of-form Aaron Finch.

T Natarajan says says he did not expect debut during Australia-India ODIs, admits he was under pressure
Sports

T Natarajan says says he did not expect debut during Australia-India ODIs, admits he was under pressure

The left-arm pacer made his Test debut in the fourth and final match at Gabba which India won to seal a historic series win against Australia. Natarajan took three wickets in the match.

Glenn Maxwell on Test comeback: 'I don't think I stand anywhere near to it'
First Cricket News

Glenn Maxwell on Test comeback: 'I don't think I stand anywhere near to it'

Though the Australian middle-order struggled in the 1-2 Test series loss to India at home recently, Maxwell doesn't harbour any hopes.

Ajinkya Rahane credits team effort for sensational series win Down Under
First Cricket News

Ajinkya Rahane credits team effort for sensational series win Down Under

After the crushing defeat in the first Test at Adelaide, India fought back to win the second Test at Melbourne with Rahane leading from the front with a classic century.

Bowling coach Bharat Arun reveals how Team India worked on leg-side trap for Australian batsmen
First Cricket News

Bowling coach Bharat Arun reveals how Team India worked on leg-side trap for Australian batsmen

Speaking to media in an online press conference, Arun said the ploy to strangle the Australians was Shastri's brainchild.

India vs Australia: 'Never ever, ever underestimate the Indians,' says Justin Langer after suffering series defeat
First Cricket News

India vs Australia: 'Never ever, ever underestimate the Indians,' says Justin Langer after suffering series defeat

Langer said the fightback after the Adelaide debacle was nothing short of remarkable especially after injury-forced ouster of big players like Jasprit Bumrah and Ravindra Jadeja.

India vs Australia: Return to Test captaincy a shot at redemption for Steve Smith, says Ian Healy
First Cricket News

India vs Australia: Return to Test captaincy a shot at redemption for Steve Smith, says Ian Healy

With Paine, at 36, reaching the fag end of his career, a fresh captaincy discussion has started

India vs Australia: Steve Smith urges bowlers to stay patient, bowl in good areas on Day 5
First Cricket News

India vs Australia: Steve Smith urges bowlers to stay patient, bowl in good areas on Day 5

India, after conceding a 33-run first innings lead, bundled out Australia for 294, with pacers Mohammed Siraj (5/73) and Shardul Thakur (4/61) doing the bulk of the damage.

India vs Australia: 'Your father is a proud man' – Twitter hails Mohammed Siraj's maiden Test five-wicket haul
First Cricket News

India vs Australia: 'Your father is a proud man' – Twitter hails Mohammed Siraj's maiden Test five-wicket haul

It was an emotional moment for Mohammed Siraj, who braved personal loss and racist abuse to make a significant impact on a very tough away tour.

India vs Australia: Teary-eyed Mohammed Siraj remembers late father during national anthem
First Cricket News

India vs Australia: Teary-eyed Mohammed Siraj remembers late father during national anthem

Mohammed Siraj, who made a startling debut in the second Test victory when he took five wickets, made the tough decision to stay with the Indian squad after his father died in November.

India vs Australia: Will Pucovski cherishes 'incredible experience' on debut, says facing R Ashwin was challenging
First Cricket News

India vs Australia: Will Pucovski cherishes 'incredible experience' on debut, says facing R Ashwin was challenging

Pucovski steadied the Australian ship along with Marnus Labuschange (67 not out), as the hosts ended the rain-curtailed opening day at 166 for two.

Ravi Shastri on Sunil Gavaskar: 13 hundreds against fearsome fast bowlers of West Indies was fabulous
First Cricket News

Ravi Shastri on Sunil Gavaskar: 13 hundreds against fearsome fast bowlers of West Indies was fabulous

Gavaskar was the first batsman to score 10,000 Test runs and he struck 34 hundreds in a career spanning 16 years. He scored 10,122 runs from 125 Tests between 1971 and 1987 at an average of 51.12.

India vs Australia: Pacer James Pattinson ruled out of New Year's Test due to rib injury
First Cricket News

India vs Australia: Pacer James Pattinson ruled out of New Year's Test due to rib injury

Pattinson, in the squad as back-up to established pace spearheads Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc and Josh Hazlewood, will be assessed ahead of the fourth and final Test in Brisbane.

India vs Australia: Will Pucovski has ability to bounce back after concussion-induced breaks, says hosts' assistant coach
First Cricket News

India vs Australia: Will Pucovski has ability to bounce back after concussion-induced breaks, says hosts' assistant coach

The right hander also notched up double-centuries in his last two returns from lengthy stints out with concussions.

India vs Australia: Rohit Sharma joins Indian squad in Melbourne after two-week quarantine
First Cricket News

India vs Australia: Rohit Sharma joins Indian squad in Melbourne after two-week quarantine

Ravi Shastri said the medical team will look at how the player is physically after completing his quarantine before a call is taken on his inclusion in the playing XI for the third Test against Australia in Sydney.

Year in Review 2020: The good, the bad and the ugly of sports documentaries released this year
Sports

Year in Review 2020: The good, the bad and the ugly of sports documentaries released this year

From The Last Dance to Beyond the Boundary, here are some of the good and not-so-good sports documentaries released this year

India vs Australia: Mitchell Starc rues missed chances, praises Ajinkya Rahane's pressure-absorbing ton
First Cricket News

India vs Australia: Mitchell Starc rues missed chances, praises Ajinkya Rahane's pressure-absorbing ton

Starc also took his 250th Test wicket during the day, but said his focus on the third day would be to take more wickets.

'Really opened my eyes': Tim Paine, Pat Cummins on how Black Lives Movement changed their understanding of racism
First Cricket News

'Really opened my eyes': Tim Paine, Pat Cummins on how Black Lives Movement changed their understanding of racism

The 36-year-old Paine said he has spoken to his teammates about their experiences and that has helped him gather a better understanding.

India vs Australia: Ian Healy expects Test captain Tim Paine to lead side for another three years
First Cricket News

India vs Australia: Ian Healy expects Test captain Tim Paine to lead side for another three years

Paine, who was named captain after former skipper Steve Smith was handed a one-year ban for his involvement in the 2018 ball-tampering scandal, has seen his team record some memorable wins

Donald Bradman’s first baggy green cap fetches second-highest auction price for cricket memorabilia
First Cricket News

Donald Bradman’s first baggy green cap fetches second-highest auction price for cricket memorabilia

The price for Bradman’s 1928 Australia cap sits behind the $1,007,500 ($760,000) paid at auction for Australian leg-spinner Shane Warne’s Test cap earlier this year