SYDNEY: Both India and Australia will enter the history books when they play the 100th Test at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) on Tuesday but the spotlight will still be on Sachin Tendulkar’s 100th international century as the two meet for the second Test in their four-match series.
History is [...]
SYDNEY: Australia captain Michael Clarke feels Sachin Tendulkar’s 100th international hundred will inject life in the dwindling popularity of Test cricket but also insisted that they will give their best to deny the Indian great the milestone during the second Test at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) starting [...]
CAPE TOWN: Stung by a shock defeat in the second Test in Durban, South Africa will have to overcome a confident Sri Lankan team to gain an elusive series win in the third and final Test starting at Newlands on Tuesday.
Unlike the case with Durban, where South Africa have [...]
SYDNEY: In a virulent verbal attack on Indian cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar, an Australian newspaper on Monday slammed the batting maestro for backing his teammate Harbhajan Singh during the ’2008 monkeygate scandal’ here, saying some Aussie players lost respect for him after that.
“While the cricket world is [...]
SYDNEY: India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni and his Australian counterpart Michael Clarke believe the Indian Premier League (IPL) has brought cricketers of the two countries together and reduced on-field tensions — and that should prevent a Monkeygate-like fracas during the current Test series.
As India and Australia gear [...]
SYDNEY: Crushed in the series-opener, India would aim to draw level when they go into the second cricket Test against Australia on Tuesday amid growing concerns over their famed batting line-up’s ability to deliver in overseas conditions.
The 122-run loss in the opening Test in Melbourne was demoralising but the [...]
If the nature of last week’s 122-run defeat in Melbourne [...]
SYDNEY: Pace legend Glenn McGrath foresees Australia whitewashing India 4-0 in the ongoing Test series as he feels the home team’s pace bowling attack, especially the young James Pattinson, gives it a decisive edge over the visitors.
“Yesterday, I said 3-0 but I stuffed up because [...]
Tendulkar, still in search of his 100th international century, has 664 runs at an average of 221.33 in four Tests [...]
When Sachin Tendulkar scored his 99th international ton in Nagpur against South Africa during the World Cup, no cricket follower in India believed that he has to wait till 2012 to see the Little Master complete this statistical landmark. But now that has become a reality.
The wait has been [...]