Tag: Australia

Warner, Finch power Australia to 334/5 in 4th ODI

Bengaluru: Opening batsmen David Warner (124) and Aaron Finch (94) guided Australia to 334 for five in 50 overs against India in the fourth One-Day International (ODI) cricket match here on Thursday. Warner struck his 14th century in ODI as he and Finch forged a 231-run stand for the opening wicket at the M. Chinnaswamy […]

Things are not clicking for Aussies, says Manish Pandey

Bengaluru: India middle-order batsman Manish Pandey on Tuesday said that unlike India, things are not clicking for the down and out Australia team and that is the reason for their failure in the tour. Australia lost the first three One Day International (ODI) matches of the five-match series. In Chennai, India outplayed Australia by 26 runs […]

Pandya knows how to play in different situations: Dravid

Vijayawada: Heaping praise on India’s new sensation Hardik Pandya, India A coach Rahul Dravid said the Baroda all-rounder knows how to play in all kinds of situations. “A good example about Hardik from my perspective is, he’s willing to play situations and not just the natural game we often speak about. “Credit goes completely to […]

Federer wins Laver Cup for Europe after defeating Kyrgios

Prague: Swiss tennis great Roger Federer, ranked No. 2 in the world, defeated Australia’s Nick Kyrgios 4-6, 7-6(6) and “match tie-break” (11-9) to take home the first-ever Laver Cup, named in honour of the legendary Rod Laver. Federer and Kyrgios played to a “heart-attack finish” in the O2 Arena before 17,000 fans on Sunday, reports Efe […]

Patel replaces Jadeja for last two ODIs vs Australia

New Delhi: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Sunday included Axar Patel in place of fellow left-arm spinner Ravindra Jadeja in the 15-man national squad for the last two One-Day Internationals (ODI) against Australia. Jadeja had not played the first three matches of the ongoing five-match series. India have already taken an […]

India beat Australia to win series

India rode on a strong batting performance to defeat Australia by five wickets in the third One-Day International (ODI) and clinch the five-match series at the Holkar Stadium here on Sunday. Chasing a target of 294 runs, India crossed the line in 47.5 overs to take an unassailable 3-0 lead in the series. With this […]

Finch's ton drives Australia to 293/6 in 3rd ODI

Indore: Opening batsman Aaron Finch’s 124 powered Australia to 293 for six in 50 overs against India in their third One-Day International (ODI) cricket match at the Holkar Stadium here on Sunday. Finch, who registered his eighth ODI century, shared a 154-run second-wicket partnership with skipper Steve Smith (63 off 71 balls) as Australia, who […]

Dominant India aim to seal series in third ODI vs Australia

Indore: After overpowering Australia in the opening two games, a dominant India will aim to pocket the five-match One Day International (ODI) series when they face the Kangaroos in the third game at the Holkar Stadium here on Sunday. On a 10-match overseas losing streak, the Steve Smith-led side will have their task cut out and […]

Smartphone apps may help reduce depression

Sydney: Smartphone apps are an effective treatment option for depression, a finding which may pave the way for safe and accessible interventions for the millions of people with the mental disorder, researchers have confirmed. The results showed that smartphones open up non-stigmatising and self-managing avenues of care for the people with depression because smartphones can […]

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I am not in a bad place at captaincy: Smith

Kolkata: Ahead of his 100th One-Day International (ODI) at the Eden Gardens here on Thursday, Australia skipper Steve Smith reacted his predecessor Michael Clarke’s remark that his leadership is being challenged, saying he is not “in a bad place” at the moment. “I don’t think I am in a bad place in my captaincy. Obviously, […]

Rain threat looms large as India look to continue momentum against Australia

Kolkata: Their tails up after overcoming initial jolts to pull off an emphatic victory in the series opener against Australia, India would look to retain the momentum in the second One-Day International on Thursday despite the leaden eyed skies threatening to play spoilsport here at the Eden Gardens. India were down in the dumps at […]

Australia records hottest winter in history: Report

Canberra: Australia recorded its hottest winter in history with temperatures up 2 degrees Celsius on average, a report revealed on Tuesday. ‘The Hot and Dry: Australia’s Weird Winter’ report, released by the Climate Council, found that the average maximum temperature from June through August was 0.3 degrees Celsius higher than the previous record set in 2009. […]

France, Belgium to vie for Davis Cup title

Paris: France will clash against Belgium on November 24-26 in the Davis Cup final after defeating Serbia. Belgium defeated Australia. The teams from the neighbouring countries are again in the running for a title after two years, with France coached by Yannick Noah returning to title play three years after falling to Switzerland in the semifinals […]

Kuldeep not easy to bat against, feels Aussie skipper Smith

Chennai: Ahead of the five-match One-day International (ODI) series against India, starting here on Sunday, Australia skipper Steve Smith on Saturday said it won’t be an easy task to read young chinaman bowler Kuldeep Yadav. “A few of our guys played against him (Kuldeep) in the Indian Premier League (IPL) and he is a good […]

India face Australia in Hockey World League Final opener

New Delhi: Hosts India will face current world champions Australia in their campaign opener of the FIH men’s Hockey World League (HWL) Final to be held in Bhubaneswars Kalinga Stadium from December 1 to 10. According to the schedule announced by the International Hockey Federation (FIH) on Thursday, India are placed in a tough Pool […]