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Cool-mask lifts as Dhoni looks for answers
Sat, Jan 31, 2015

It’s been a tough tour for the Indian team, and especially for their captain.

Malfunction hits dress rehearsal
Sat, Jan 31, 2015

India miss out on final spot, end tri-series campaign without a win.

India vs England, tri-series ODI: Team India readying for knock-out punch
Fri, Jan 30, 2015

India face pressure of a must-win game when they play England today for a place in the tri-series final.

By the looks of it, Rohit Sharma’s hamstring is on the mend
Thu, Jan 29, 2015

Rohit Sharma missed the second and thrid games of the tri series after scoring138 in the opener.

India in Australia: Stepping into cricket’s cauldron
Thu, Jan 29, 2015

Rising mercury is only one of the many things visiting teams have to account for at Perth’s legendary WACA.

More than facing quicks, Simon Katich fears his new job of running messages for an upstart footy team
Wed, Jan 28, 2015

He knew all about being the 12th man. But this was different, very different.

India vs Australia: Surviving on rain drops
Tue, Jan 27, 2015

India stay in contention for final after abandoned game give them two points, batting still remains a concern.

Socceroos steal the headlines
Tue, Jan 27, 2015

Support for the Socceroos has been incessant and the country has been swept by a sea of yellow whenever their team has been in action.

Ind vs Aus: Many individuals, still no team
Mon, Jan 26, 2015

Finding India’s playing eleven for World Cup remains key focus before must-win tri-series game.

When it’s about Indian cricket, my name keeps popping up, so quite used to it: Mahendra Singh Dhoni
Mon, Jan 26, 2015

Dhoni was asked a question about the IPL verdict, and for once he opened his mouth and answered it.

Brad Williams: Building Will, brick by brick
Sun, Jan 25, 2015

How Brad Williams fought off depression and the battle to begin second innings as construction worker.

India in Australia: After near-fatal blow, seagull tweets and Aussies melt
Sat, Jan 24, 2015

During SCG Test, Steve Smith was complaining about spider-cam having obstructed view while trying to take a catch.

Australia tri-series: Is India leaning towards left?
Sat, Jan 24, 2015

The effectiveness of Axar and Jadeja could see MS Dhoni field both left-arm spinners in the nest match against Australia.

Former Australia pacer Len Pascoe on a bowlers’ trauma of hitting a batsman, his unique take on sledging and more…
Fri, Jan 23, 2015

Pascoe was considered the meanest of the triumvirate that also starred Dennis Lilllee and Jeff Thomson.

Australia’s ‘Invisible captain’ now runs a basement academy
Thu, Jan 22, 2015

Being the outsider was in many ways the theme of Graham Yallop’s career ever since he replaced Rick McCosker in 1974.

English willow, ready to play
Thu, Jan 22, 2015

Unlike in the past, Morgan's team is a mix of eager youngsters and sly veterans.

Juggling Virat Kohli’s batting position is part of World Cup strategy: Mahendra Singh Dhoni
Fri, Jan 30, 2015

Kohli's averaged 57.71 in 8 innings at two-drop with a century and 3 half-centuries since October 2014.

India vs England: Steven Finn rises, deadly jaws follow
Wed, Jan 21, 2015

Finn returns with a bang to claim maiden ODI 5-for in India’s humiliating nine-wicket loss at Gabba.

India vs Australia: Lost in translation, ‘talkative’ David Warner crosses the line again
Tue, Jan 20, 2015

Rohit Sharma and David Warner were involved in a war of words during the 2nd ODI of the tri-series.

India recalibrating strategy down under
Wed, Jan 21, 2015

India need to rethink their ODI plan; they can’t leave it for late as in the game against Australia.

Lost in translation, ‘talkative’ David Warner crosses the line again
Tue, Jan 20, 2015

Rohit Sharma and David Warner were involved in a war of words during the 2nd ODI of the tri-series.

Tests over, Rohit Sharma summons his Superman-blue jersey
Mon, Jan 19, 2015

Rohit Sharma has hit four out of his six ODI centuries in the last 16 months.

Mitchell Starc, difference between sides
Mon, Jan 19, 2015

Starc takes career-best figures of 6/43 to restrict India to 267; Finch leads hosts chase before Faulkner cameo seals win.

India vs Australia: Last few pieces of a jigsaw
Sun, Jan 18, 2015

Can Binny take the all-rounder’s spot, will it be Rohit or Ajinkya at the top and who’ll be the pacers.

Australian Open: Overs are out, Australia switches over to rallies
Sat, Jan 17, 2015

The Australian Open in many ways sets the tone for the rest of the year in this sport-obsessed country.

MS Dhoni brings out helicopter shot, Bhuvi sweats over yorkers
Sat, Jan 17, 2015

Dhoni was bringing out the heavy artillery. He was back to being the bully. He was back to being the merciless basher.

Team India welcomes transition from Tests to ODIs
Fri, Jan 16, 2015

After 0-2 loss in Tests, India are now gearing up for the ODI tri series, where they are expected to do well, comparatively.

Australia Tri series: Lights switched on, rainbow emerges
Thu, Jan 15, 2015

Test whites mothballed, cricket world changes into coloured clothing with the World Cup kick-off just a month away.

Damien Fleming unplugged: Passion for music, his last tour to India and more
Wed, Jan 14, 2015

Fleming talks about his passion of music and his last tour to India where Australia were battered and bruised.

Bill Lawry’s other life: Breeding, racing pigeons, cleaning a loft
Tue, Jan 13, 2015

Lawry talks about how he became a pigeon-fancier and the perils of being one in the Australian dressing-room.

India vs Australia: India’s silver linings and setbacks Down Under
Mon, Jan 12, 2015

A look back at the hard-fought Test matches and those who ticked the boxes, those who didn’t.

India vs Australia: Virat Kohli’s love-hate relationship with Australia
Mon, Jan 12, 2015

With every boo or sledge that he received, Kohli only seemed that much more charged up to score runs.

India vs Australia, 4th Test: Ajinkya Rahane, Bhuvneshwar Kumar grit teeth, grind out draw
Sun, Jan 11, 2015

Rahane's runs were of no significance. He had batted 88 deliveries. That’s what mattered.

India vs Australia, 4th Test: India rebuild, block by block
Sun, Jan 11, 2015

With fighting draw at SCG, and overall performance, Kohli & Co. have begun to change perception of being poor tourists.

Australia: A nation obsessed with weather
Sat, Jan 10, 2015

There had been storm warnings all over the place on the fourth day of the MCG Test.

India vs Australia, 4th Test: Ravichandran Ashwin has a ball, and bat
Sat, Jan 10, 2015

Ashwin takes four wickets after making a crucial 50 to pull India out of trouble on Day Four at the SCG.