Hazlewood stars but Umesh gives India edge

The hosts got off to a quick start, reaching 47 for no loss as Warner peppered the boundaries with some aggressive batting

Brisbane: Debutant Australian pacer Josh Hazlewood’s five-for might have grabbed all the headlines but Indian quickie Umesh Yadav picked up three wickets to restrict Australia to 221 runs for four, in reply to India’s first innings score of 408 at stumps on the second day of the second Test here on Thursday. The hosts got off to a quick More...

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with this win, the London Olympic bronze medallist took a 6-5 lead in career meetings against the formidable Chinese
By IANS On Wednesday, December 17th, 2014
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Saina beats Shixian Wang in Superseries Finals

Dubai: Leading Indian woman shuttler Saina Nehwal beat reigning Asian Games champion Shixian Wang of China 21-17, 21-18 to win the first match of Group A of the $1,000,000 Badminton World Federation (BWF) Superseries More...

Vijay, who has a tendency of playing away from his body, lived a charmed life, surviving despite edging several times
By IANS On Wednesday, December 17th, 2014
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Murli Vijay’s stylish ton gives India a bright start

Brisbane: Murali Vijay’s stylish 144 helped India amass 311 for four by stumps on day one of the second Test against Australia at the Gabba here on Wednesday. Vijay, who has a tendency of playing away from More...

The skipper also said the long break has done wonders for his body and mind
By IANS On Tuesday, December 16th, 2014
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India will be aggressive at the Gabba, says Dhoni

Brisbane: Indian captain Mahendra Singh Shoni, who is fit and raring to go against Australia in the second Test starting on Wednesday at the Gabba here, asserted that their approach will be aggressive. The skipper More...

Smith has led New South Wales in two games of the Sheffield Shield
By IANS On Monday, December 15th, 2014
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Steven Smith to lead Australia against India in Test series

Melbourne: Steven Smith, 25, was named Australia’s new vice captain on Monday but will lead the side for the rest of the four-match Test series against India after a hamstring injury ruled out regular skipper More...

Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni is expected to return to lead the team
By IANS On Sunday, December 14th, 2014
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India to be greeted with a green top at the Gabba

Brisbane: After a close encounter at the Adelaide Oval in which the Australian team managed a 48-run win over India, the visitors will now be greeted with a green top at the Gabba here in the second Test starting More...

The teams went into the half-time break locked at 1-1
By IANS On Saturday, December 13th, 2014
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Pakistan edge past India 4-3 to enter Champions Trophy final

Bhubaneswar: India ended their campaign in the Champions Trophy after being defeated by Pakistan 4-3 in a thrilling hockey semi-final match at the Kalinga Stadium here on Saturday. The teams went into the half-time More...

Lyon effected a double break, dismissing Vijay and Ajinkya Rahane (0) with the score at 242 to turn the match around
By IANS On Saturday, December 13th, 2014
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Lyon triggers batting collapse as India falter against Australia

Adelaide: India succumbed to off-spinner Nathan Lyon’s guile, losing eight wickets for 110 runs in the final session to go down against Australia by 48 runs in the the first Test despite valiant knocks from More...

Warner made most of the chances to complete his century with a pull to mid-wicket
By IANS On Friday, December 12th, 2014
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Warner century puts Australia in comfortable position

Adelaide: Opener David Warner’s (102) second century in as many innings powered Australia to 290 for five in their second innings and gave the hosts a commanding 363-run lead against India after the fourth More...

In the beginning of the third quarter, both the teams struggled to score even though India had a chance
By IANS On Thursday, December 11th, 2014
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Champions Trophy: India thrash Belgium 4-2, enter Champions Trophy semis

Bhubaneswar: India stormed into the semi-finals of the hockey Champions Trophy after thrashing Belgium 4-2 in the quarter finals at the Kalinga stadium here on Thursday. In the beginning of the third quarter, both More...