NEW DELHI: A controversy broke out on Thursday after news channel Times Now aired footage which showed ground-staff at the stadium in Perth sipping and drinking beer on the pitch only hours before India and Australia play the third Test on it.
The footage showed three or four ground-staff sitting [...]
PERTH: The war of words between the two teams and the alleged rift talks will only spur India on to do well in the third Test against Australia starting on Friday, feels former skipper Sourav Ganguly.
Australian wicket-keeper Brad Haddin fired the first salvo by calling the Indians [...]
PERTH: The Swami Army is reportedly looking forward to Indian batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar’s 100th international ton in the third Test against Australia at the WACA ground in Perth.
According to WA Today, while the expectation and excitement is building up around him, Sachin himself has opted for a relaxed [...]
PERTH: Former Pakistan captain Wasim Akram said he would chose experience over youth in the do-or-die third Test for India, starting on Friday as he feels youngsters would not be able to make huge difference in the performance of the team straight away.
“Batting well will remain crucial and the [...]
PERTH: Captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Thursday hit back at the Australian media for writing about “disharmony” in the Indian dressing room and a rift between him and vice-captain Virender Sehwag, saying he was proud of the dressing room atmosphere and team spirit.
“I have never seen an Indian side [...]
PERTH: The highly-rated but underperforming batsmen will have to click to keep a jittery India afloat as the visitors go into the must-win third cricket Test against Australia here tomorrow amid serious concerns about their ability to counter the pacy WACA track.
India’s batting has come a cropper in the [...]
“If I have to see through the 2015 (World Cup), I would have to retire from one of [...]
PERTH: It was business as usual for Rahul Dravid on his birthday. The 39-year-old former India captain cut a cake in the Indian dressing room, after a prolonged practice session under a scorching sun, but remained focused on the job at hand.
He admitted that after being bowled thrice in [...]
NEW DELHI: Keen that Sachin Tendulkar scores his 100th international ton and get the monkey off his back before the Australian tour, the cricket board (BCCI) had suggested that the batting ace play in the home one-day series against the West Indies last year in November-December. However, Tendulkar was not [...]
PERTH: MS Dhoni’s beleaguered side is being weighed down by pitch and personnel issues ahead of Friday’s third Test against Australia that they must win to stay alive in the four-Test series.
Half of India’s problems on this tour have stemmed from the playing surface, and it will be no different on [...]