Australia won the toss, elected to bat first: India aims to avoid whitewash

As per the top cricket updates, the two best cricket playing team India and Australia are all set to play the Twenty20 international match at the MCG.

The captain of Australia team has won the toss and once again Australia will come out to bat first.

Meanwhile, the home side Australia lead the two match series by 1-0, and India are still searching for their first win of any kind on this tour of Australia.

After loosing the founr match test series against Australia by 4-0, the touring team India will; surely try their level best to win the match today, and level the series.

In addition, the home team Australia has made three changes in today’s match, Aaron Finch, Shaun Marsh and Clint McKay are playing in the final 11 playes today, replacing Travis Birt, Dan Christian and James Faulkner. Read More

India have nothing to lose in the 4th test Match: R Ashwin

india australia 4th test 300x291 India have nothing to lose in the 4th test Match: R AshwinAs per the fresh cricket updates, the spinner from the Indian cricket team, Ravi Ashwin said in a press conference that India have nothing to lose in their irreparable series position and have a license to play their natural game against uncontrolled Australia.

Further, the touring side has found themselves in a hard position in the 4th test match as the home side has managed to score 335 runs with the loss of just three wickets.

In the meantime, the ongoing Border-Gavaskar Trophy has gone a long way for the touring team and is like a disaster for them till now. India is facing a chance of whitewash in the four test match series, and their 8th successive loss in abroad. Read More

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India v/s Australia 3rd Test Match: Virat Kohli hits fifty, Captain Dhoni and Dravid falls

According to the latest cricket updates from the 3rd test match between India and Australia, the home side looks in control of the third test match as well.

India had a mixed opening session on Day 3 of the 3rd Test against Australia, on Sunday.

Though, the middle order batsman from the Indian cricket team, Virat Kohli has hit fifty, but he is getting not much support from other batsman.

The great wall of Indian cricket team, Rahul Dravid fell 3 runs short of completing his fifty and was bowled on 47 runs by Australia fast bowler Harris.

Thereafter, the captain of India cricket team, MS Dhoni joined Kohli, but he also failed to last long. Dhoni was out after making 2 runs, Siddle got his wicket.

With a shortage of 120 runs existing at the start of the day’s play, the two batsmen from India began on a confident note as Ben Hilfenhaus charged in for the hosts in hot conditions at WACA. Read More

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India v/s Australia: India lost by an innings and 68 runs, Sachin misses 100th ton

India lost 2nd test match 300x231 India v/s Australia: India lost by an innings and 68 runs, Sachin misses 100th tonAccording to the latest cricket updates, India has lost the second test match by an innings and 68 runs here at the SCG against the Australia cricket team.

The master blaster from India Sachin Tendulkar once again missed the historic 100th International century as he was out on 80 individual score int eh second innings against the home side.

Meanwhile, the Australia team is now leading the four test match series by 2-0 lead.

In the first test match played at MCG, India lost the match by 122 runs.

Further, batting started from their overnight score of 114 for 2 wickets, India cricket team was bowled out for 400 runs.

In the meantime, some good batting performance was shown by the Indian batsman, Gautam Gambhir (83), Sachin Tendulkar (80), VVS Laxman (66) and Ravichandran Ashwin ( 62). Read More

India v/s Australia: Gautam Gambhir hits fifty, India 114/2 in second innings

gautam gambhir 250x300 India v/s Australia: Gautam Gambhir hits fifty, India 114/2 in second inningsAccording to the latest cricket updates, the opener from India, Gautam Gambhir is batting superbly and hits his 19th half-century off 54 balls on the third day of the second Test against Australia at the Sydney Cricket Ground on Thursday.

Opener Gautam Gambhir and Rahul Dravid resumed the Indian second innings after tea.

Earlier, India lost their first wicket in the form of opener Virender Sehwag (4) in the second innings when David Warner took a superb diving catch at point off Ben Hilfenhaus.

The captain of Australia cricket team, Michael Clarke hit an unbeaten 329 runs, his highest individual score, alongwith Michael Hussey (150*) put up a 334-run stand for the 5th wicket before declaring the Australian first innings at 659/4.

The time Australian captain declared their innings, he was just 5 runs short from going past Mark Taylor and Don Bradman’s highest Test scores of 334.

Michael Clarke’s records his first triple-hundred facing 432 balls with the help of 37 boundaries and one six. Read More

India v/s Australia: Clarke hits median double century, Australia lead by 291 runs

Michael Clarke 217x300 India v/s Australia: Clarke hits median double century, Australia lead by 291 runsAs per the latest cricket updates, the Australia cricket team is in a very strong position against India in the second test match played at the SCG ground.

The captain of the Australian team Michael Clarke and former captain Ricky Ponting cracked hundreds and took their team on a safe zone.

The home side is in full command at this stage and having a lead of 291 runs with the total of 482 for 4 at stumps on Wednesday.

Captain of the home side, Clarke hits a superb double century against India today and was batting on 251, his best test score and the highest by an Australian at the SCG, with Mike Hussey on 55 at stumps.

Earlier, former captain Ricky Ponting scored 134 ended a century drought that stretched back to January 2010 when he scored 209 against Pakistan in Hobart.

Since then, Australia’s greatest test run scorer had gone 34 innings without reaching the milestone. Read More

India v/s Australia: Australia beat India by 122 runs

Australia beat India1 225x300 India v/s Australia: Australia beat India by 122 runsAs per the latest Cricket updates, India lost the opening test match against Australia by 122 runs at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Thursday.

While batting in second innings, India team has got a target of 292 runs by the home side, but the India team was bowled out on 169 runs.

Earlier, in the start of the day four, the home side added 61 more runs in their last night’s total, before they were dismissed for 240 runs in their second innings.

The master blaster from India, Sachin Tendulkar once again fails to show his magic in Australia and was out for 32 individual score in the 27th over of the innings.

The most successful bowler from Australia was James Pattinson, who was later named as Man-Of-The-Match.

Australia’s fast bowlers, James Pattinson, Ben Hilfenhaus and Peter Siddle, bowled superbly and at one stage India was 81 for six on Tendulkar’s dismissal. Read More

Boxing Day Test Live: Virender Sehwag hits fifty; India off to a good start

shewag 223x300 Boxing Day Test Live: Virender Sehwag hits fifty; India off to a good startAs per the latest cricket updates, the super power of Indian cricket team, Virender Sehwag started his Australia tour with a sparking fifty.

The opener from India hit some superb cricketing shots to reach hit fifty against Australia at the MCG stadium on the second day of the Boxing Day of the First test match here today.

Earlier, India lost their other opener Gautam bambhir lost his wicket, when he was batting on 3 runs. Gautam tried to play the ball coming outside the off stump, giving Ben Hilfenhaus his first scalp of the summer.

The scoreboard read just 22 runs with the loss of one wicket when ‘The Wall’ Rahul Dravid walked out to bat with Shewag.

The Indian team was 6/0 at lunch on the second day of the first Test, trailing Australia by 327 runs.

Prior to this, the host team were bowled out on 333 runs R Ashwin rattling the middle stump of Nathan Lyon on 6 individual score. The lower order batsman from Australia team could not prove much helpful for their team this time. Read More

Sachin Tendulkar helped me to bowl well: Umesh Yadav

boxing day 216x300 Sachin Tendulkar helped me to bowl well: Umesh YadavAs per the latest Cricket Updates, the new talent from India, Umesh Yadav was feeling nervous while bowling against big guns like Ricky Ponting, but it was Sachin Tendulkar whose advice hugely helped his confidence as he took three important wickets on the first day of the Boxing Day Test on Monday.

Umesh Yadav was seen getting a lot of support from master blaster at mid-off or mid-on, and the bowler told media that Sachin Tendulkar told him to bowl fuller-length deliveries to get wickets.

Talking to media, after the end of day one’s play, the bowler said, “Even against West Indies, at mid off or mid-on, he just boosts my confidence. He does not tell me anything particular, just asks me to bowl in my areas. He told me that in India you can get away by bowling back-of-length stuff. Here in Australia, it’s important to bowl a fuller length.”

He said that he is very happy that he managed to take three wickets today, but he is disappointed as well as he gave away too many runs.

Yadav took 3 wickets for 96 runs, he said, “I took wickets but also gave away far too many runs. So I’m happy and I’m not happy as well.” Read More

India v/s Australia: Ricky Ponting, Cowan slam fifties

india vs australia 300x252 India v/s Australia: Ricky Ponting, Cowan slam fiftiesAs per the latest cricket updates, the Boxing Day have arrived and the two big crickets playing teams are playing their first test match at the Melbourne Cricket Ground.

The Australian captain MJ Clarke has won the toss and elected to bat first. Breaking news is that Australia has lost its third wicket and Ricky Ponting has become the third victim of Umesh Yadav.

Ponting scored 62 runs from 94 balls with the help of 6 fours in his innings.

The star player from Australia team Ricky Ponting looked very much in form as slammed a solid fifty to steady the innings, his class in Test cricket for Australia since the last fifteen years.

Earlier, Ponting was given full support from opener Ed Cowan who is still at the center and playing superbly with former captain, he also reached his fifty. Read More

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