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Indian women to face hosts Australia in 2020 ICC T20 World Cup opener

For the first time, the women’s and men’s T20 World Cups will be held as standalone events in the same year and in the same country.

Jan 29, 2019, 11:50 AM IST

BCCI announces cash awards for Team India members after historic win vs Australia

The BCCI will also be handing an amount equivalent to the pro-rata salary/professional fee to the non-coaching members of the Indian team's support staff. 

Jan 08, 2019, 16:14 PM IST

Pak PM Imran Khan congratulates India after historic Test series triumph against Australia

Australian captain Tim Paine conceded that the current Indian bowling attack was the best, citing their relentless pressure on his side's batsmen as a key factor behind the triumph. 

Jan 08, 2019, 12:15 PM IST

Current Indian bowling attack is the best in the world: Tim Paine

India won the first and third Tests in Adelaide and Melbourne while Australia emerged victorious in the second match in Perth.

Jan 07, 2019, 15:31 PM IST

Cast as 'villain' of Australia series, Virat Kohli breaks silence, says 'won't explain who I am'

Kohli was involved in an on-field spat with his opposite number Tim Paine during the second Test, but the Indian skipper emphasised that he was only focussed on the cricketing aspect.

Dec 25, 2018, 16:21 PM IST

There is 'a bit of Aussie humour' in Tim Paine-Virat Kohli's verbal exchanges: Justin Langer

The war of words between Tim Paine and Virat Kohli was a throwback to the heydays of Australian cricket for coach Justin Langer, who saw in it "a bit of Aussie humour".

Dec 24, 2018, 13:53 PM IST

I may score a 100 or even 200 in 3rd Test: Ajinkya Rahane

Rahane said that it was important to learn from the past, but more important to take the next two Tests session by session.

Dec 24, 2018, 13:20 PM IST

This is Josh Hazlewood's solution to Perth pitch debate

ICC match referee Ranjan Madugalle rated the pitch for the second Test at Perth as "average", which is the lowest pass mark provided by the world's cricket governing body when they rate the pitch and outfield of Test grounds.

Dec 24, 2018, 09:29 AM IST

Mitchell Starc comes in support of 'fantastic captain' Virat Kohli

Former pacer Mitchell Johnson had previously described Kohli's behaviour as "disrespectful" and "silly", while former Indian great Sunil Gavaskar was also highly critical of his captaincy.

Dec 24, 2018, 08:02 AM IST

Battered finger would need to be cut off to miss Boxing Day Test: Aaron Finch

Finch was forced to retire hurt at the stroke of tea on the second day of the second Test in Perth when a short delivery from Mohammed Shami landed awkwardly on his right index finger in the 12th over. 

Dec 23, 2018, 12:20 PM IST

Virat Kohli is the energy of Indian team, believes Brad Hogg

The four-match Test series is currently levelled at 1-1, with India winning in Adelaide and Australia drawing level in Perth.

Dec 22, 2018, 17:00 PM IST

Mitchell Johnson, Aakash Chopra in war of words over 'average' Perth pitch

ICC match referee Ranjan Madugalle rated the pitch for the second Test at Perth as "average", which is the lowest pass mark provided by the world's cricket governing body when they rate the pitch and outfield of Test grounds.

Dec 22, 2018, 12:52 PM IST

ICC rates Perth pitch as 'average'

The Indian tailenders seemed uncomfortable dealing with the short-pitched deliveries on the WACA pitch.

Dec 21, 2018, 18:17 PM IST

ICC Test Rankings: Virat Kohli remains number 1, extends lead over Kane Williamson

Indian skipper Virat Kohli has retained the top spot in the ICC Test Player rankings, accumulating 934 points on the back of a stellar 123 against Australia in the second Test at Perth.

Dec 20, 2018, 13:03 PM IST

Australia name unchanged squad for remaining India Tests

The two sides will now head into the third Test, beginning December 26 at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG). 

Dec 18, 2018, 16:37 PM IST

Mayank Agarwal called up for Test series against Australia: A look at his statistics

Agarwal holds the record of scoring the most runs in a domestic season across all formats of the game which he set during the 2017/18 season where he scored 2162 runs in 32 innings, averaging 67.56 runs per innings. 

Dec 17, 2018, 18:57 PM IST

2, 44, 2, 0: Fans slam KL Rahul after yet another flop show in Australia

On Monday, he opened the innings against the Aussies in the second innings of the second Test at Perth but lasted only four deliveries- prompting fans to question his place in the playing XI.  

Dec 17, 2018, 17:03 PM IST

Perth Test: Aussies on course for series-levelling win after Indian batsmen stutter

Australia were on course for a series-levelling win in the second Test after another below-par batting performance from India undid the good work done by their bowlers on day four at the Perth Stadium on Monday. 

Dec 17, 2018, 16:22 PM IST

'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

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