Australia Tri Series News 2015

3rd ODI: Starc and Marsh to miss Perth ODI, Handscomb to make debut

Sydney – Middle-order batsman Peter Handscomb will make his limited overs debut for Australia against Pakistan in the third one-day international in Perth on Thursday. LIVE: Pakistan vs Australia 3rd ODI Live Score, stream, upd...

3rd Test: Australia double up on spin as Misbah ponders

Sydney – Australia have one eye on India and Pakistan could be contemplating life without their most successful captain Misbah-ul-Haq when the final ‘dead’ Test begins on Tuesday in Sydney. Live Score: Pakistan vs Australia 3rd...

Kohli urges India to ‘leave mark on world cricket’

Chennai (India) – India’s talismanic captain Virat Kohli on Thursday urged his in-form teammates to “leave a mark on world cricket” by going on to become one of the greatest sides ever. Kohli’s India are bidding to extend their...

Cricket great Kohli offers vision of India future

Sydney – Virat Kohli joined the greats with three double-centuries as India dominated Test cricket in a year where ‘homeless’ Pakistan soared and dived and Australia grappled with crisis. India’s cricket scaled new heights as t...

No grudges against Arthur over ‘homeworkgate’ – Khawaja

Brisbane (Australia) – Australia batsman Usman Khawaja said Tuesday he holds no grudge against Pakistan coach Mickey Arthur over the so-called “homeworkgate” affair ahead of this week’s Test series opener against the tourists. ...

Warner man of the series as Australia thrash New Zealand

Melbourne – Opener David Warner smashed his second straight hundred and Mitchell Starc bowled lethal reverse swing to spearhead Australia to a third emphatic win over New Zealand in the Chappell-Hadlee Trophy in Melbourne on Fr...

England bid to keep India series alive

Mumbai – England are bidding to keep the India series alive with victory in this week’s fourth Test in Mumbai but defeat will raise further questions about Alastair Cook’s future as captain. The visitors must win at the Wankhed...

Sarfraz Ahmed grateful for Misbah inspiration

London – Sarfraz Ahmed hopes to put the lessons he has learnt from playing under the “inspirational” Misbah-ul-Haq to good use when he leads Pakistan in their Twenty20 international against England at Old Trafford on Wednesday....

Aussies smell South Asia cricket success in Sri Lanka

Colombo (AFP) – Australian skipper Steve Smith on Wednesday banked on the advice of retired local spin legend Muttiah Muralitharan to help deliver a victory on Sri Lankan soil as his team looks to reverse recent setbacks in the...

Holder-captained West Indies without Ramdin, Taylor

St. John’s (Antigua and Barbuda) (AFP) – The Jason Holder-captained West Indies squad for the upcoming four test series against India was released on Monday, with Denesh Ramdin a frustrated absentee. Ramdin took to social media...

Bangladesh rule out playing England in neutral venue

Dhaka (AFP) – Bangladesh has ruled out playing England’s cricket team in a third country in September, an idea floated after a deadly terror attack in the capital killed 18 foreigners last week. England are scheduled to arrive ...

Five great England-Pakistan flare-ups

London (AFP) – Cricket matches between England and Pakistan have often been a fraught affair, with rows over umpiring, ball-tampering, abandoned fixtures and a spot-fixing row all contributing to a tense relationship which is s...

England whitewash can help Pakistan top ICC Test rankings

LAHORE – Pakistan cricket team needs to whitewash England in the upcoming four-Test series as it can help it top the ICC Test rankings. The small difference in points among Pakistan, England and India throws up a number of inte...

Fit-again Shami raring to make Test comeback: Kohli

Bengaluru, July 4 (ANI): Expressing his delight over Mohammed Shami’s inclusion, Test skipper Virat Kohli on Monday said that the fast bowler is eager to make his return to the longest format of the game following a lengthy inj...

Misfiring Aussies face must-win Pakistan T20 showdown

Mohali (India) – A stumbling Australia will need to raise their game when they take on Pakistan in a must-win group match of the World Twenty20 in Mohali on Friday. Pakistan vs Australia LIVE World T20 Match Score & Updates The...

Malik vows Pakistan to give their all for Afridi at World T20

Mohali (India) – Veteran batsman Shoaib Malik vowed Thursday that Pakistan would go all out for a surprise victory against Australia at cricket’s World Twenty20 to give their “big brother” Shahid Afridi a winning send-off. The ...

Twenty20’s unstoppable rise fuels fears for Test cricket

Mumbai – As he joined the sell-out crowd for a Twenty20 match at the home of Indian cricket, Kaushal Loday said he wouldn’t have come if the game was a Test. “I’m not interested in five-day cricket, it’s too long,” said Loday o...

Pakistani greats call for overhaul after World T20 defeats

Islamabad – Pakistani cricketing greats called for an overhaul of the national team and the country’s domestic infrastructure following back-to-back defeats in the World Twenty20 that have ensured a likely early exit for the fo...

Pakistan face rampant Black Caps in must-win T20

Mohali (India) – A resurgent New Zealand will be eyeing a semi-final berth when they take on a deflated Pakistan in a World Twenty20 group match in Mohali Tuesday. Live Score: Pakistan vs New Zealand in World T20 2016 Smarting ...

Love not war as India-Pakistan resume rivalry

Kolkata – It’s one of the world’s fiercest sporting rivalries and previous showdowns have taken place while the countries have been at war, or used as an icebreaker between frosty leaders. But when India and Pakistan face off i...