Australia captain Steven Smith scored his fourth century Wednesday in the ongoing Test series against India to match compatriot Donald Bradman and South African stalwart Jacques Kallis' record of four hundreds in a series.
After days of tumultuous ordeals following the departure of Australian batsman, Phillip Hughes, one of his former team-mates talked with the bat and helped the cricketing world restore some sort of semblance.
In what seems to be smart cricket diplomacy, Prime Minister Modi has roped in former captains Kapil Dev and Sunil Gavaskar to be part of his official delegation to three Australian cities -- Sydney, Canberra and Melbourne.
For many, the name Sachin Tendulkar spells God. Many more worship him, dedicating pandals and creating larger than life size statues. But the greatest run-scorer in cricket has revealed that he is a mere mortal, who makes mistakes.
Cricket legend, Sachin Tendulkar has said that tours to Australia transformed him as a sportsperson. The former India captain was speaking at a sporting event organised by the Australian consulate in the presence of touring Australian Prime Minister, Tony Abbot at the Cricket Club of India.
Sir Donald Bradman never graced the Indian turf during his cricketing days but the game`s afficianados in the `City of Joy` may get a glimpse of his accessories with Victoria Memorial in contention to host a `Bradman Memorabilia` exhibition next year.
A cricket bat used by Australian great Donald Bradman and signed by his 1948 "Invincible" team is expected to fetch up to 20,000 Australian dollars (USD 17,900) at auction this month, an auctioneer said on Friday.