Australia vs New Zealand

Nathan Lyon roars as Australia crush New Zealand in SCG Test to sweep series

The hosts were utterly ruthless with bat and ball throughout the series and dismissed New Zealand for 136 having declared on 217 for two after lunch to hand the Black Caps an unlikely victory target of 416.

Jan 06, 2020, 14:21 PM IST

SCG Test: Nathan Lyon takes fifer as Australia dominate New Zealand on Day 3

Already 2-0 down in the series after thumping defeats in Perth and Melbourne, New Zealand have been ravaged by illness and injury and now face a huge battle to avoid a third heavy loss before they head home.

Jan 05, 2020, 15:17 PM IST

SCG Test, Day 2: New Zealand openers resist after Marnus Labuschagne's double ton

 Marnus Labuschagne scored a maiden double century to drive Australia to 454 all out before New Zealand`s openers resisted the home attack to post 63 without loss on the second day of the third Test on Saturday.

Jan 04, 2020, 14:40 PM IST

More injury woe for New Zealand as Matt Henry suffers thumb injury

New Zealand had earlier lost pacers Lockie Ferguson and Trent Boult due to calf strain and hand injury, respectively.

Jan 04, 2020, 10:32 AM IST

SCG Test: Marnus Labuschagne hits ton as Australia take charge on Day 1

With the series already lost after heavy defeats in Perth and Melbourne, the Black Caps were rocked when Williamson, batsman Henry Nicholl and spinner Mitchell Santner were ruled out of the match by a flu virus.

Jan 03, 2020, 13:01 PM IST

Australian sports fraternity gets behind bushfire relief efforts

The Australian sports fraternity has come in unison in order to raise money to support people and communities across the country affected by the devastating bushfires.

Jan 03, 2020, 10:52 AM IST

Kane Williamson, Henry Nicholls doubtful for SCG Test, Glenn Phillips roped in as cover

Phillips, who has received his maiden call-up in the Test side, has appeared in 23 first-class matches so far and amassed 1,489 runs in it at an average of 42.54.

Jan 02, 2020, 18:05 PM IST

Australia, New Zealand to wear black armbands to pay tribute to Fire and Emergency Services

Australia are leading the three-match Test series against New Zealand 2-0. 

Jan 02, 2020, 12:20 PM IST

Kane Willamson wins hearts despite New Zealand losing Boxing Day Test against Australia

New Zealand may have lost the series and the just-concluded second Test against hosts Australia however, Kiwi skipper Kane Williamson won several hearts as he was seen speaking to a section of Black Caps' fans at the iconic Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) and thanked them for their support despite the consecutive losses.

Dec 30, 2019, 14:34 PM IST

Off-spinner Will Somerville replaces injured Trent Boult for 3rd Australia Test

Somerville, who made his Test debut for New Zealand against Pakistan in Abu Dhabi in December 2018, has appeared in 12 matches for NSW in Sheffield Shield and bagged 48 wickets in it at 25.29 runs apiece.

Dec 30, 2019, 11:03 AM IST

Pat Cummins becomes leading wicket-taker in Tests in 2019

The quickie has finished the year with 59 wickets in the longest format of the game, while the second-placed Nathan Lyon is fourteen wickets behind him.

Dec 29, 2019, 16:53 PM IST

Australia's Peter Siddle bids adieu to international cricket

Australian fast bowler Peter Siddle has announced that he is calling curtains on his illustrious career, midway during the ongoing three-match Test series against New Zealand. 

Dec 29, 2019, 11:11 AM IST

Boxing Day Test, Day 3: Australia on verge of series victory against New Zealand

Australia marched to the brink of a dominant series victory over New Zealand on Saturday after dismissing the visitors cheaply and extending their lead to 456 runs on day three of the Boxing Day Test.

Dec 28, 2019, 13:28 PM IST

Boxing Day Test: Travis Head, pacers put Australia in control on Day 2

After posting 467 in their first innings, Australia reduced New Zealand 44/2 at stumps on Friday.

Dec 27, 2019, 14:17 PM IST

Steve Smith enters Australia's top 10 Test run-scorers

Overall, Sachin Tendulkar holds the record for being the leading run-scorer in Test cricket.

Dec 26, 2019, 15:54 PM IST

Boxing Day Test: Steve Smith, Marcus Labuschagne give Australia edge over New Zealand on Day 1

In front of the largest Boxing Day crowd (80,473) to attend a non-Ashes Test for almost 50 years, Australia reached 257/4 at stumps on Thursday.

Dec 26, 2019, 14:11 PM IST

Mitchell Swepson added to Australia squad for 3rd New Zealand Test

Swepson seemed to have got the nod in the Australian squad after he bagged 12 wickets in six games he played for Queensland during Sheffield Shield.

Dec 26, 2019, 10:40 AM IST

Josh Hazlewood ruled out of Boxing Day Test with hamstring injury

Australian pacer Josh Hazlewood has been ruled out of the upcoming second Test of the three-match series against New Zealand due to a hamstring injury. 

Dec 15, 2019, 14:55 PM IST

Perth Test: Australia stretch lead to 325 runs against New Zealand on Day 3

New Zealand have only won one Test in Australia since their sole series triumph across the Tasman Sea in 1985-86.


Dec 14, 2019, 18:36 PM IST

Perth Test: Marnus Labuschagne hits ton as Australia reach 248/4 at stumps on Day 1

Labuschagne and Smith shared a 132-run stand for the third wicket after the Aussies were reduced to 75/2. 

Dec 12, 2019, 21:59 PM IST