India vs Australia

'You're the one that lost it yesterday. Why are you trying to be cool today': Tim Paine attacks Virat Kohli

'You're the one that lost it yesterday. Why are you trying to be cool today': Tim Paine attacks Virat Kohli

During the 71st over bowled by Jasprit Bumrah, the respective captains were seen exchanging words after Kohli decided to field close to the non-striker and Gaffaney had to step in.

Dec 17, 2018, 15:48 PM IST
Former Australian captain Michael Clarke believes Virat Kohli may have been wrongly dismissed

Former Australian captain Michael Clarke believes Virat Kohli may have been wrongly dismissed

While Handscomb claimed that he had completed a clean catch, the Indian skipper was not as certain and gestured with his palms upraised while shaking his head.

Dec 17, 2018, 00:07 AM IST
Former England skipper Michael Vaughan terms Virat Kohli as the best player he has ever seen

Former England skipper Michael Vaughan terms Virat Kohli as the best player he has ever seen

Kohli became the second fastest player to score 25 Test centuries on Sunday, achieving the tally in 127 innings. He currently trails only Sir Donald Bradman who accumulated the tally in 68 innings. 

Dec 16, 2018, 22:47 PM IST
Virat Kohli 'out of control', claims former Australian batsman Michael Hussey

Virat Kohli 'out of control', claims former Australian batsman Michael Hussey

Kohli's behaviour also drew criticism from ex-Australian captain Allan Border who stated that he had never observed such behaviour from any skipper. 

Dec 16, 2018, 21:46 PM IST
Virat Kohli and Tim Paine engage in war of words with Perth Test set for tense finish

Virat Kohli and Tim Paine engage in war of words with Perth Test set for tense finish

The exchange took place during Australia's second innings with Kohli attempting to unnerve the opposition skipper following a loud caught-behind appeal for Paine off the day's final over. 

Dec 16, 2018, 20:27 PM IST
Nathan Lyon looms as Australia’s hero in second Test against India

Nathan Lyon looms as Australia’s hero in second Test against India

On a grassy Perth Stadium pitch, dubbed a ‘paceman’s paradise’, Lyon stole the show to be the pick of Australia’s bowlers with 5-67 from 34.5 overs in India’s first innings of 283. 

Dec 16, 2018, 18:58 PM IST
Run-machine Kohli lets bat do the talking after sublime ton in 2nd Test against Australia

Run-machine Kohli lets bat do the talking after sublime ton in 2nd Test against Australia

The Indian run-machine hit his 25th test century, injecting fresh life into India`s reply to Australia`s first-innings total of 326. 

Dec 16, 2018, 18:00 PM IST
Monkeygate: Harbhajan Singh completely denies recent claims by Andrew Symonds

Monkeygate: Harbhajan Singh completely denies recent claims by Andrew Symonds

Symonds stated that Harbhajan had apologised with tears in his eyes when the duo were reunited ahead of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2011 where they featured for the Mumbai Indians. 

Dec 16, 2018, 17:23 PM IST
Ishant Sharma takes jibe at Australian media over front-foot no balls

Ishant Sharma takes jibe at Australian media over front-foot no balls

India lead the four-match series 1-0 following their 31-run win at Adelaide and they entered the second game high on confidence.

Dec 15, 2018, 21:24 PM IST
We are still ahead in the game: Australian batsman Usman Khawaja

We are still ahead in the game: Australian batsman Usman Khawaja

Khawaja said the Perth pitch still has enough for the Australian bowlers to exploit and it is a matter of a couple wickets on day three.

Dec 15, 2018, 21:20 PM IST
Former Indian skipper Bishan Singh Bedi praises Ajinkya Rahane's Perth knock, says T20 can't replace this

Former Indian skipper Bishan Singh Bedi praises Ajinkya Rahane's Perth knock, says T20 can't replace this

Bedi refrained from commenting whether it was the best chance for India to win a Test series in Australia.

Dec 15, 2018, 21:08 PM IST
Australian batsman Usman Khawaja positive despite lean run in Test series against India

Australian batsman Usman Khawaja positive despite lean run in Test series against India

Khawaja has registered scores of 28, 8 and 5 so far in the first two Tests with the hosts currently trailing 1-0 in the series, following a 31-run defeat in the first Test in Adelaide. 

Dec 15, 2018, 20:14 PM IST
Australian legend Ricky Ponting believes Prithvi Shaw should replace Murali Vijay in Boxing Day Test

Australian legend Ricky Ponting believes Prithvi Shaw should replace Murali Vijay in Boxing Day Test

Despite enjoying an opportunity to redeem himself in the second innings, Ponting believes that it will be extremely difficult for Vijay to negotiate the new ball. 

Dec 15, 2018, 19:04 PM IST
Australian legend Ricky Ponting hails opener Aaron Finch; believes that he has 'a bright future'

Australian legend Ricky Ponting hails opener Aaron Finch; believes that he has 'a bright future'

Finch shared a first-wicket stand of 112 with Marcus Harris at the Perth Stadium, scoring a composed 50 off 105 balls. 

Dec 15, 2018, 13:48 PM IST
WACA head curator Brett Sipthorpe on green top: We are trying to produce bounciest wicket we can

WACA head curator Brett Sipthorpe on green top: We are trying to produce bounciest wicket we can

Sipthorpe is aiming to produce a similar surface to what was used for the Sheffield Shield clash between Western Australia Cricket Association (WACA) and New South Wales last month. 

Dec 13, 2018, 16:52 PM IST
Michael Vaughan says green top in Perth could backfire on Australia

Michael Vaughan says green top in Perth could backfire on Australia

Vaughan also said that Mitchell Starc's performance dipped in the second innings though he ended up taking five wickets in the game. 

Dec 13, 2018, 16:45 PM IST
It would be a good toss to lose: Tim Paine, ahead of Perth Test

It would be a good toss to lose: Tim Paine, ahead of Perth Test

He expects India to come hard at the hosts and achieve something special in Perth. The hosts won the first Test by 31 runs and are raring to go on a green-top to push for a 2-0 scoreline.

Dec 13, 2018, 16:25 PM IST
'We get more excited than nervous looking at lively pitches': Virat Kohli ahead of Perth Test

'We get more excited than nervous looking at lively pitches': Virat Kohli ahead of Perth Test

Despite enjoying a 1-0 lead in the four-match Test series, Kohli refused to rule out Australia terming them as the stronger side in home conditions. 

Dec 13, 2018, 14:36 PM IST
Australia name unchanged XI for 2nd Test vs India in Perth

Australia name unchanged XI for 2nd Test vs India in Perth

Paine also backed opener Aaron Finch who made a three-ball duck and 11 in the first Test in Adelaide, stating that he needed just one score to develop the belief that he can thrive at Test level. 

Dec 13, 2018, 14:01 PM IST
India triumph in Australia would seal supremacy: Former England opener Mark Butcher

India triumph in Australia would seal supremacy: Former England opener Mark Butcher

The four-test series in Australia will be the last chance in 2018 for India to match their formidable home form with success abroad and show why they are the world`s top-ranked side in the longest format of the game.

Dec 13, 2018, 13:37 PM IST

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