Cricket Australia XI

Cheteshwar Pujara confident 'clever bowler' Ashwin will come good against Australia

On to the subject of Indian batting and its over-reliance on an in-form Virat Kohli, Pujara insisted there is no extra pressure on the line-up despite losses to England and South Africa.

Dec 03, 2018, 16:45 PM IST

It was good to get some runs: D'Arcy Short, after quick-fire 74 for Cricket Australia XI against India

The 28-year-old was handed regular opportunities in the T20I series against India but failed to make his presence felt, barring a 33 in the final clash. 

Dec 01, 2018, 21:17 PM IST

India being grumpy pleased us, says CA XI’s Nielsen after dominant performance in tour match

However, Indian opener Murali Vijay refused to pay any heed to such a viewpoint, stating that they were not affected by the scenario.

Dec 01, 2018, 18:01 PM IST

Chris Woakes shines as England restrict CA XI to 249/6 in tour tie

England cannot afford to lose another player after pacer Steven Finn was forced to return home with a knee injury while fellow paceman Jake Ball is also nursing an ankle injury.

Nov 16, 2017, 00:11 AM IST

Ashes Tour Game: Chris Woakes takes six, injury scare for Jonny Bairstow

In-form England paceman Chris Woakes claimed six wickets and wicketkeeper Jonny Bairstow had an injury scare as a Cricket Australia XI reached 249/9 at the close on the opening day of their four-day tour match in Townsville on Wednesday.

Nov 15, 2017, 14:27 PM IST

Tim Paine, Gurinder Sandhu in Cricket Australia XI squad to play England

CA's high-performance coach and former Test fast bowler Ryan Harris will coach the CA XI side for the Adelaide match, assisted by former Australian teammate Chris Rogers.

Nov 02, 2017, 11:49 AM IST

Embarrassment looms? Windies fighting for respect against Australia

The Australians for their part are wary of the nothing-to-lose attitude of the West Indies.

Dec 08, 2015, 08:29 AM IST

Windies lose Test warm-up by 10 wickets to CA XI

The once-formidable West Indies last won a Test in Australia in 1997 and last won a series here in 1992-93.

Dec 05, 2015, 08:27 AM IST

Windies facing embarrassing loss in Test warm-up

Jason Holder was left reeling on his back after he copped a nasty blow to the groin from paceman Ryan Lees.

Dec 04, 2015, 15:34 PM IST

Windies struggle in rain-hit Australia tour opener

The Windies were restricted to 154 for six with Darren Bravo not out 46 at stumps.

Dec 02, 2015, 15:53 PM IST

Back yourselves against Aussies, Richie Richardson tells West Indies

Richardson said he has been trying to instil some self-belief in the West Indies team, skippered by young paceman Jason Holder.

Dec 01, 2015, 12:41 PM IST

Eric Simmons puts faith in young Windies players against Australia

Simmons is hopeful that his young charges will be able to quickly adapt to the conditions in Australia.

Nov 29, 2015, 16:56 PM IST

Aaron Finch, Cameron White to play for CA XI against New Zealand

Aaron Finch and Cameron White were called into the Cricket Australia XI squad for tie against Kiwis.

Oct 28, 2015, 12:57 PM IST

Greg Blewett, Ryan Harris named coaches for Australian cricket teams

Greg Blewett and Ryan Harris were confirmed as head coach and assistant coach of the Prime Minister’s XI and Cricket Australia (CA) XI that will take on New Zealand.

Oct 14, 2015, 19:19 PM IST

Indians focused on first Test as skipper MS Dhoni arrives

India`s players say they are focused on next week`s opening Test as MS Dhoni`s arrival in Australia Saturday raised hopes he may lead his team against the home side at the Adelaide Oval.

Dec 06, 2014, 15:50 PM IST

India's tour of Australia: CA XI bowlers to share insights into Indian team

Five bowlers of the Cricket Australia XI, against whom India played a couple of two-day games as a warm-up to the Test series, will stay here to assist the national side and provide insights into the visiting team.

Dec 05, 2014, 17:53 PM IST

India draw practice game against Cricket Australia XI

Indian batsmen got some much-needed workout ahead of the Test series against Australia as they put up 375 runs in 90 overs before their two-day tour game against Cricket Australia XI ended in a draw at the Glenelg Oval here on Friday.

Dec 05, 2014, 13:57 PM IST

Varun Aaron is a must for Adelaide Test

As India gear up for the first Test match against Australia at Adelaide, their fast bowling unit will be crucial in order to make an impression in the four-match series. With pace and bounce assisting pitches in Australia, Varun Aaron fits to be India's best bet against a good looking Aussie batting line-up.

Dec 05, 2014, 12:57 PM IST

India sensation Shikhar Dhawan turns 29!

Indian opening batsman Shikhar Dhawan turned 29 years old on Friday. The southpaw who will be opening the Indian batting in the Test series against Australia, will be eager to start off the series on a good note, especially after the failure against England this summer.

Dec 05, 2014, 10:27 AM IST

Merv Hughes calls for early bouncer in India Test

Former Australia fast bowler Merv Hughes has called for pacemen to send down an early bouncer in Australia`s first test against India to "clear the air" in the wake of Phillip Hughes` tragic death from a short-pitched delivery.

Dec 05, 2014, 08:40 AM IST