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1st Test, India vs Australia, Day 5 : Live updates

1st Test, India vs Australia, Day 5 : Live updates

India will look to dismiss Australia as soon as possible on Day 5 to clinch a historic win in the opening Test in Adelaide. 

Dec 10, 2018, 05:32 AM IST
Rahane, Pujara are quality players, have put us in a good position: Indian batting coach Sanjay Bangar

Rahane, Pujara are quality players, have put us in a good position: Indian batting coach Sanjay Bangar

The batsmen stitched an 87-run partnership to help India post a total in excess of 300 which seemed improbable at one stage. 

Dec 09, 2018, 20:46 PM IST
McGrath, Johnson slam Starc's performance on day four in Adelaide Test against India

McGrath, Johnson slam Starc's performance on day four in Adelaide Test against India

Despite recording tidy figures of 1-18 from 10 overs during his spell, Starc failed to make his presence felt by picking wickets when it mattered the most.

Dec 09, 2018, 20:19 PM IST
Australian opener Nic Maddinson fractures arm after ripper bouncer

Australian opener Nic Maddinson fractures arm after ripper bouncer

Richardson hit the opener's right forearm with a short, fast and venomous delivery which left the batsman in no position to evade the blow.

Dec 09, 2018, 19:39 PM IST
At his absolute best he's as good as anyone in the world: Ricky Ponting backs misfiring Starc

At his absolute best he's as good as anyone in the world: Ricky Ponting backs misfiring Starc

Ponting agreed that Starc had been largely ineffective in the second innings in comparison to the first, but refused to believe that his spot in the starting lineup was under threat.  

Dec 09, 2018, 19:00 PM IST
Ricky Ponting slams on-field umpires, says they no longer check for no-balls

Ricky Ponting slams on-field umpires, says they no longer check for no-balls

The Indian cricketer continued to overstep throughout the day's action, none of which were signalled as no-balls by the field umpires. 

Dec 09, 2018, 17:38 PM IST
Asia Division 2 Qualifiers for ICC U19 World Cup set to begin in Bangkok

Asia Division 2 Qualifiers for ICC U19 World Cup set to begin in Bangkok

The qualifiers will decide the two teams which will move forward towards the next U-19 World Cup, which is to be held in South Africa in 2020.

Dec 09, 2018, 14:58 PM IST
Adelaide Test: India just 6 wickets away from historic win

Adelaide Test: India just 6 wickets away from historic win

India have not won a Test match in Adelaide since 2003, when it defeated the then Steve Waugh-led Australia by four wickets.

Dec 09, 2018, 13:41 PM IST
 Spin conundrum for New Zealand ahead of Sri Lanka Tests

Spin conundrum for New Zealand ahead of Sri Lanka Tests

New Zealand are rapidly moving into preparations for their first Test of the two-match series against Sri Lanka next Saturday in Wellington.

Dec 09, 2018, 12:30 PM IST
Fitness is everything, whether you are a sportsperson or not: Hardik Pandya

Fitness is everything, whether you are a sportsperson or not: Hardik Pandya

When it comes to brand endorsements, Pandya is very selective, and he likes to get associated with people who are excited about their endeavour.

Dec 09, 2018, 12:20 PM IST
1st Test, India vs Australia: Visitors in driver's seat after Day 4, need 6 more wickets to win

1st Test, India vs Australia: Visitors in driver's seat after Day 4, need 6 more wickets to win

India ended the fourth day's play in a strong position, needing just six wickets to win the opening Test against Australia. 

Dec 09, 2018, 05:41 AM IST
Virat Kohli booed by Australian fans, Head, Ponting critical of crowd behaviour

Virat Kohli booed by Australian fans, Head, Ponting critical of crowd behaviour

Kohli came out to bat after the fall of opener K L Rahul and was jeered by a small group of Australian fans. He received similar boos when he had headed to bat on the opening day.

Dec 08, 2018, 18:44 PM IST
Yes I made enemies but I slept in peace: Gautam Gambhir

Yes I made enemies but I slept in peace: Gautam Gambhir

One of the most gutsy cricketers that the country has ever produced, Gambhir feels that the Indian society in general does not warm up to people who are forthright in their views. 

Dec 08, 2018, 18:25 PM IST
Cheteshwar Pujara's first innings is a blueprint for first Test: Travis Head

Cheteshwar Pujara's first innings is a blueprint for first Test: Travis Head

Taking a leaf out of Pujara's book, Head scored a 167-ball 72 to steer Australia to 235 on the third day of first Test on Saturday.

Dec 08, 2018, 17:07 PM IST
Ravichandran Ashwin will play crucial role with rough being created: Jasprit Bumrah

Ravichandran Ashwin will play crucial role with rough being created: Jasprit Bumrah

India dismissed Australia for 235 in their first innings and it was a collective effort from the bowlers, who shared the spoils. 

Dec 08, 2018, 17:02 PM IST
Ability to bounce back key for NZ going forward- Kane Williamson

Ability to bounce back key for NZ going forward- Kane Williamson

New Zealand beat Pakistan by 123 runs in Abu Dhabi on Friday to clinch a 2-1 series victory, their first away to Pakistan since 1969, just days after they had been hammered in the second match in

Dec 08, 2018, 16:31 PM IST
1st Test: Rishabh Pant equals MS Dhoni's record of most catches in a Test innings

1st Test: Rishabh Pant equals MS Dhoni's record of most catches in a Test innings

The 21-year-old played a key role in dismissing Usman Khawaja, Peter Handscomb and Tim Paine on the second day before accounting for the wickets of Mitchell Starc, Travis Head and Josh Hazlewood on

Dec 08, 2018, 16:09 PM IST
1st Test: Despite Kohli's dismissal, India in control at the end of Day 3

1st Test: Despite Kohli's dismissal, India in control at the end of Day 3

India posted 151-3 in their second innings at the end of the day's play, thus maintaining a lead of 166 runs over Australia. At stumps, Pujara was batting on 40 while Ajinkya Rahane was on one at the

Dec 08, 2018, 14:44 PM IST
Virat Kohli overtakes VVS Laxman; becomes fastest Indian to score 1,000 Test runs in Australia

Virat Kohli overtakes VVS Laxman; becomes fastest Indian to score 1,000 Test runs in Australia

Kohli, who had scored 992 runs in eight Tests Down Under, crossed 1000 runs in his 18th innings. He surpassed prolific batsman VVS Laxman who previously held the record, having achieved the landmark

Dec 08, 2018, 13:00 PM IST
Ben Stokes, Alex Hales fined but free to play for England

Ben Stokes, Alex Hales fined but free to play for England

Stokes was handed an eight-match ban by the disciplinary panel, which accepted that he had already missed that number of games and, therefore, remained eligible for immediate selection.

Dec 08, 2018, 11:04 AM IST
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