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India vs South Africa, 2nd ODI
India vs Australia ODI series 2013
10 October to 2 November 2013
Australia to play seven ODIs and a T20I
Sep 3, 2013Australia, who had toured India for a four-Test series in March this year and lost 4-0, will play seven ODIs and a Twenty20 International in October and November in India. The last time they played in India for a seven-match ODI series was in October-November 2009, when they won 4-2.
Bangalore One Day International
7th & Final ODI - Rohit Sharma scores 209; Chasing 384, Australia goes down fighting; IND-AUS:3-2(7/7)
Nov 2, 2013India opener Rohit Sharma became the third player to reach 200, and created history by slamming the highest number of sixes... read more ...
Nagpur One Day International
India chase down 351 in the must-win game; IND-AUS:2-2(6/7)
Oct 30, 2013Shikhar Dhawan (100), Rohit Sharma (79) and Virat Kohli (115* off 66 balls) helped India mow down the Aussie target of 351 with three balls and six wickets in hand... read more ...
Jaipur One Day International
India beat Australia by 9 wickets to register 2nd highest run-chase in history
Oct 16, 2013Team India achieved the massive target of 360 set by the Australians in just 43.3 overs with 9 wickets in hand, thanks to two incredible partnerships - the first, an opening stand of 174 between Dhawan and Rohit followed by 186 runs scored in only 17.2 overs between Rohit and Kohli... read more ...
Indian Cricket Team
Yuvraj back in limited-overs squad
Sep 30, 2013Man of the tournament in the 2011 World Cup, Yuvraj Singh, has made a comeback to India's limited-overs squad for the Twenty20 and first three ODIs of the home series against Australia. The all-rounder, who made a comeback last year after battling a rare form of lung cancer, last played for India against England in an ODI in January.
Gautam Gambhir and Virender Sehwag failed to return to the team. Yuvraj's fitness partner Zaheer Khan also couldn't make the team. Batsmen Dinesh Karthik, Cheteshwar Pujara and Ajinkya Rahane, seamer Mohit Sharma and spinner Parvez Rasool missed out from the team that played Zimbabwe.
India squad against Australia for the Twenty20 and first three ODIs: MS Dhoni (Captain & Wicket Keeper), Shikhar Dhawan, Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli, Yuvraj Singh, Suresh Raina, Ravindra Jadeja, R Ashwin, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Ishant Sharma, Vinay Kumar, Amit Mishra, Ambati Rayudu, Mohammed Shami, Jaydev Unadkat
Out from Champions Trophy: Umesh Yadav, Dinesh Karthik, M Vijay, Irfan Pathan
In from Champions Trophy: Yuvraj Singh, Ambati Rayudu, Jaydev Unadkat, Mohammed Shami
India 'A' in South Africa 2013
August 8 to 27
CSA Triangular Series, 2 four-day games
July 6, 2013A 16-man India 'A' squad will tour South Africa to play a triangular series against the A sides of South Africa and Australia, as well as two four-day games against the home side, from August 8 to 27. Several top-order batsmen figure in the team that will be lead by Cheteshwar Pujara including Dhawan, Vijay, Rohit, Suresh Raina, Ambati Rayudu, Rahane and Dinesh Karthik.
India 'A' to South Africa: Cheteshwar Pujara (Captain), Shikhar Dhawan, M Vijay, Rohit Sharma, Suresh Raina, Ambati Rayudu, Dinesh Karthik (Wicket Keeper), Ajinkya Rahane, Wriddhiman Saha (Wicket Keeper), Parveez Rasool, Shahbaz Nadeem, Mohammed Shami, Stuart Binny, Ishwar Pandey, Jaidev Unadkat, Siddarth Kaul.
CSA Triangular Series Points Table
6th one-dayer, Pretoria: Shikhar Dhawan's blistering 248 takes India 'A' to final
Aug 12, 2013Shikhar Dhawan slammed 248, the second highest List A score ever, from 150 balls. His double century came in just 132 deliveries and included 24 boundaries and 4 sixes. He fell 20 runs short of the highest score in List A cricket. The record remains with Alistair Duncan Brown of England, who scored 268 off 160 balls for Surrey vs Glamorgan at The Oval on 19th June 2002. Pujara remained not out on 109, with India ending the innings on 433 for 3 in their must-win match versus hosts South Africa 'A'. In 19 ODIs to date, he has already struck three 100s, three half-centuries and averages 43.11.
South Africa 'A' gave a great chase thanks to centuries from Reeza Hendricks (106) and Vaughn van Jaarsveld (108) before being bowled out for 394 in reply. India 'A' will now play Australia 'A' in the final of the tri-series on Wednesday, 14th August.
6th one-dayer: India 'A' 433/3 (Dhawan 248, Pujara 109*) beat South Africa 'A' 394 (van Jaarsveld 108, Hendricks 106, Pandey 4-76) by 39 runs
Tri-series Final: India 'A' vs Australia 'A'
India 'A' convincingly take CSA Tri-series title in Pretoria
Aug 14, 2013India 'A' emphatically beat their Australian counterparts by 50 runs to clinch the Tri-series final of the Cricket South Africa (CSA) triangular series at the TUKS Oval in Pretoria on Wednesday. Opting to bat first after winning the toss, India lost two wickets in the first six overs, but the 108-run third-wicket partnership between Shikhar Dhawan (62) and Dinesh Karthik (73) pulled the innings back in India’s favour. But India lost their last five wickets for 14 runs as they recorded the third-lowest total of the tournament.
In Australia’s chase, Tim Paine (47) and Hazlewood (30) were the only ones to prosper in the face of some tight bowling from the Indian, especially the quick bowlers, who were able to extract slight extra bounce. Speedster Mohammed Shami (2-30) dealt initial blows, while Shahbaz Nadeem (3-34), Perveez Rasool (1-30) and Suresh Raina (1-33) kept the Aussie batsmen under tight leash. Australia were bowled out for 193 in 46.3 overs, handing India their fifth 'A' tournament victory since the concept was introduced in 1994.
Tri-Series Final: India 'A' 243 all out in 49.2 ov (Karthik 73, Shikhar 62) beat Australia 'A' 193 all out in 46.3 ov (Nadeem 3-34, Mohammed Shami 2-30) by 50 runs
India vs Australia Test series 2013
Australia tour of India
4 Tests for Airtel Border-Gavaskar Trophy, 2013
Feb 10, 2013The Airtel Border-Gavaskar Trophy 2013 will be played in India from 22nd February to 26th March. The teams will play 4 Tests, with MS Dhoni leading India and Michele Clark leading Australia.
India vs Australia Cricket Series 2013 Latest News
Delhi Test, Day Three
India seal series whitewash in Delhi [IND-AUS:4-0(4/4)]
March 24, 2013India completed a 4-0 series whitewash, as Cheteshwar Pujara helped seal the win with an unbeaten 82 in Delhi. Chasing 155 to win, India were 5/3 in a mini-collapse before MS Dhoni (12 not out) and Cheteshwar Pujara (82 not out) guided the home side to an historic series triumph, reaching 158/4 off just 31.2 overs to win with more than two days to spare.
At the start of the day, the outlook was promising for Australia as they restricted India to adding only six runs to their overnight total (272 all out) with the help of spinner Nathan Lyon's career-best 7-94. Australia were skittled for 164 as man-of-the-match Ravindra Jadeja claimed 5-58 with his left-arm spinners to put the hosts on top. For Australia, tailender Peter Siddle (51 and 50) top-scored for the second time in the match - the first time a No.9 has done so in Test cricket.
It's the first time Australia have lost four matches in a Test series since going down 5-1 in the 1978/79 Ashes. It is also the first time that Australia have lost a series 4-0 since a defeat by South Africa in 1970.
India XI: A M Rahane, Murali Vijay, Cheteshwar Pujara, Sachin Tendulkar, Virat Kohli, Ravindrasinh Jadeja, Mahendra Dhoni (c, wk), Ravichandran Ashwin, Pragyan Ojha, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Ishant Sharma.
England XI: Shane Watson (c), David Warner, E J M Cowan, Philips Hughes, Steven Smith, Matthew Wade (Wicket Keeper), G J Maxwell, Mitchell Johnson, Peter Siddle, James Pattinson, Nathan Lyon.
Delhi Test, day 3: India 272 (Vijay 57, Pujara 52, Lyon 7-94) and 158/4 (Pujara 82*) beat Australia 262 (Siddle 51, Ashwin 5-57) and 164 (Jadeja 5-58) by 6 wickets
Indian Team Selection
Injured Dhawan ruled out of 4th Test; Suresh Raina included
March 19, 2013India's latest batting sensation Shikhar Dhawan who suffered a hand injury during the Mohali test was on Tuesday ruled out of the fourth and final Test against Australia in Delhi. He will be out of action for six weeks, and Suresh Raina will replace him in the squad. The selection committee had opted for veteran left-handed batsman Gautam Gambhir as the substitute opener, before a blood test showed he was down with jaundice.
In the absence of Sehwag, Gambhir and Dhawan, Murali Vijay and Ajinkya Rahane are the only openers in the squad and Rahane, who is yet to play a Test, looks most likely to partner Vijay in Delhi. Suresh Raina, who has played 17 tests, wasn't part of the squad for the four Tests against England and the first three Tests against Australia.
India Squad: Mahendra Singh Dhoni (Capt.), Sachin Tendulkar, Murali Vijay, Suresh Raina, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli, Ajinkya Rahane, Ravindra Jadeja, Ravichandran Ashwin, Harbhajan Singh, Pragyan Ojha, Ishant Sharma, Ashok Dinda, Bhuvneshwar Kumar.
Mohali Test, Day Five
Australia's eighth loss in the last 10 Tests in India, hosts claim series [IND-AUS:3-0(3/4)]
March 18, 2013After bowling out Australia for 223 in their second innings, India chased down the target of 133 with 15 balls remaining before close of play on the last day of the Mohali test to win the Border-Gavaskar Trophy. This marks the first time that India have won three successive Tests against Australia in a Test series. Of the last Ten Tests played by Australia in India, they have lost eight and drawn the remaining three.
Earlier, a defiant 65-minute last-wicket stand between Starc (35) and Xavier Doherty (18) consumed 18.1 overs for 44 runs to ensure the Indians bat well into the mandatory overs. When the final hour started, India required 45 runs from a minimum of 15 overs. With only a few overs to go, Jadeja (8) found the boundary twice after Sachin (21) was run out, and then skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni (18) smashed three fours off Mitchell Clarke in a row to finish the innings and win the series.
India XI: S Dhawan, Murali Vijay, Cheteshwar Pujara, Sachin Tendulkar, Virat Kohli, Ravindrasinh Jadeja, Mahendra Dhoni (c, wk), Ravichandran Ashwin, Pragyan Ojha, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Ishant Sharma.
England XI: David Warner, Ed Cowan, Michael Clarke (c), Phil Hughes, Steve Smith, Brad Haddin (Wicket Keeper), Moises Henriques, Mitchell Starc, Peter Siddle, Xavier Doherty, Nathan Lyon. 12th man: Glenn Maxwell.
Mohali Test, day 5: India 499 (Dhawan 187, Vijay 153, Siddle 5-71) and 136/4 beat Australia 408 (Starc 99, Smith 92) and 223 (Hughes 69) by 6 wickets
Indian Team Selection
Sehwag dropped for remaining Tests
March 7, 2013India has dropped veteran batsman Virender Sehwag from the Test side for the first time since 2008, possibly ending the reign of one of cricket's most brutal openers. The squad was trimmed to 14 with the selectors deciding against picking a replacement for him. The out of form opener has scored just 27 runs in his three innings (2, 19 and 6) during the ongoing series. At the start of the Australia series, his regular opening partner Gautam Gambhir was also dropped from the Indian test squad, but then hit a century for India A against the touring side.
The hard-hitting 34-year-old has scored 8,586 runs in 104 Tests at an average of 49.34 since his debut in 2001. At his peak he was relentless, twice passing Triple Hundred - 309 in Multan in 2004 against Pakistan and 319 in Chennai against South Africa in 2008. However, he has scored only one century since November 2010 - a 117 against England in 2012. His 219 from 149 balls against West Indies remains a world record score in one-day international cricket.
In the absence of Sehwag, Delhi-born left-hander Shikhar Dhawan could get a chance to open the innings with Murali Vijay in the two matches to be played in Mohali (from March 14) and Delhi (from March 22) respectively.
India Squad: Mahendra Singh Dhoni (Capt.), Sachin Tendulkar, Murali Vijay, Shikhar Dhawan, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli, Ajinkya Rahane, Ravindra Jadeja, Ravichandran Ashwin, Harbhajan Singh, Pragyan Ojha, Ishant Sharma, Ashok Dinda, Bhuvneshwar Kumar.
Hyderabad Test, Day Four
Second big win for India [IND-AUS:2-0(2/4)]
March 5, 2013MS Dhoni emerged as the most successful Indian captain as the hosts beat Australia by an innings and 135 runs to take an unassailable 2-0 lead at Hyderabad. This was his 22nd win as captain in 45 Tests with 5 away wins (1 SAF, 1 SRL, 1 NZL, 1 WIN, 1 BAN), going past Sourav Ganguly's 21 in 49 with 11 away wins (1 SRL, 1 AUS, 1 ENG, 1 PAK, 3 BAN, 3 ZMB, 1 WIN).
Spinners R Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja produced a mesmerising spell as Australia folded for 131, becoming the first team to lose a Test by an innings after declaring their first innings. It was Ashwin's eighth five-for in 11 home Tests.
India XI: Virender Sehwag, Murali Vijay, Cheteshwar Pujara, Sachin Tendulkar, Virat Kohli, Mahendra Dhoni (capt & wk), Ravindrasinh Jadeja, Ravichandran Ashwin, Harbhajan Singh, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Ishant Sharma.
England XI: David Warner, E J M Cowan, Philips Hughes, Shane Watson, Michael Clarke (Captain), Matthew Wade (Wicket Keeper), G J Maxwell, Moises Henriques, Peter Siddle, James Pattinson, X J Doherty.
Hyderabad Test, day four: India 503 (Pujara 204, Vijay 167) beat Australia 237/9 decl (MJ Clarke 91, Wade 62, Bhuvneshwar Kumar 3-53, Jadeja 3-33) and 131 (Ashwin 5-63, Jadeja 3-33) by an innings and 135 runs
Chennai Test, Day Five
Eight wicket win for India, take 1-0 lead [IND-AUS:1-0(1/4)]
Feb 26, 2013Sachin Tendulkar (13*) hit two sixes off the first two balls he faced from Lyon in the 9th over, after coming out to replace Sehwag who was out for 19. India took 11.3 overs to score the 50 runs required for a victory, but lost two wickets in the process.
MS Dhoni, who is now level with Ganguly as the most successful Indian captain with 21 wins, won the man of the match award for his magnificent innings of 224 in the first innings.
India XI: MS Dhoni (capt & wk), V Sehwag, M Vijay, CA Pujara, SR Tendulkar, V Kohli, RA Jadeja, R Ashwin, Harbhajan Singh, B Kumar, I Sharma.
England XI: DA Warner, EJM Cowan, PJ Hughes, SR Watson, MJ Clarke (Captain), MS Wade (Wicket Keeper), MC Henriques, PM Siddle, MA Starc, JL Pattinson, NM Lyon.
Chennai Test, day five: India 572 (Dhoni 224, Kohli 107, Tendulkar 81, Pattinson 5-96) and 50/2 beat Australia 380 (Clarke 130, Henriques 68, Ashwin 7-103) and 241 (Henriques 81*, Ashwin 5-95) by 8 wickets
Super Eights ICC World Twenty20 2012
16th Match, Group 2: Australia vs India WT20
India convincingly beaten by Australia
28 Sep 2012After restricting India to 140 runs, David Warner (63 of 41 balls) and Shane Watson (72 of 42 balls) played havoc and mauled India on a slow track racing to victory in just 14.5 overs, and losing only one wicket. Man of the match Watson smashed two boundaries and seven sixes, and was the only man out, falling to Yuvraj Singh, one of the eight bowlers India used. Earlier Watson took 3-34 and and Pat Cummins 2-16 after Dhoni elected to bat first. For India, Raina smashed 26 runs from just 19 balls, while opener Irfan Pathan top scored with 31 runs from 30 balls. MS Dhoni (15) Virat Kohli (15), Yuvraj Singh (8) and Rohit Sharma (1) all struggled against the Aussie attack.
Australia vs India World T20: Australia 141/1 in 14.5 ov (Warner 63*, Watson 72) beat India 140/7 (Pathan 31, Watson 3-34) by 9 wickets, 31 balls remaining
Australian Tri-Series 2012
India, Sri Lanka, Australia - Commonwealth Bank Series
Australia claim tri-series
March 8, 2012Clint McKay's feats with bat (28) and ball (5-28) for Australia inspired the home side to a 16-run win over Sri Lanka in front of 11,216 spectators at the Adelaide Oval in the Commonwealth Bank Series. This was Australia's first triumph since their win in 2005-06.
• 3rd Final: Australia 231 (Wade 49, Warner 48, Herath 3-36, Maharoof 3-40) beat Sri Lanka 215 (Tharanga 71, McKay 5-28) by 16 runs
• 2nd Final: Sri Lanka 274/2 (Dilshan 106, Jayawardene 86*, Sangakkara 51) beat Australia 271/6 (Warner 100, Clarke 117*, Malinga 3-40) in 50 ov
• 1st Final: Australia 321/6 (Warner 163, Wade 64) beat Sri Lanka 306 (Kulasekara 73, Tharanga 60, D Hussey 4-43, Watson 3-33, Lee 3-59) by 15 runs
• Match 12 - Sri Lanka 238 beat Australia 229 in 49.1 ov by 9 runs
• Match 11 - India 321/3 in 36.4 ov (Kohli 133) beat Sri Lanka 320/4 (Sangakkara 105, Dilshan 160*)
• Match 10 - Australia 252/9 in 50 ov (Warner 68, Wade 56, D Hussey 54, Sehwag 3-43) beat India 165 (Ashwin 26, Watson 2-9) by 87 runs
• Match 9 - Sri Lanka 283/7 in 49.2 ov (Jayawardene 85, Chandimal 80) beat Australia 280/6 in 50 ov (Forrest 104, Clarke 72) by three wickets
• Match 8 - Sri Lanka 289/6 in 50 beat India 238 in 45.1 ov (Kohli 66, I Pathan 47, Raina 32) by 51 runs
• Match 7 - Australia 288/5 in 50 ov (M Hussey 59, Forrest 52) beat India 178 all out in 43.3 overs (Dhoni 56, Hilfenhaus 5-33) by 110 runs
• Match 6 - Sri Lanka 152/2 in 24.1 ov (Jayawardene 61*, Dilshan 45) beat Australia 158 in 40.5/41 ov (David Hussey 58) by eight wickets according to D-L method
• Match 5 - Sri Lanka 236/9 in 50 ov (Chandimal 81, Jayawardene 43, Vinay 3-46) tied with India 236/9 in 50 ov (Gambhir 91, Dhoni 58*)
• Match 4 - India 270/6 in 49.4 ov (Gambhir 92) beat Australia 269/8 in 50 ov (D Hussey 72, Forrest 66)
• Match 3 - Australia 231 in 49.1 ov beat Sri Lanka 226 in 49.5 ov by 5 runs
• Match 2 - India 234/6 in 46.4 ov (Kohli 77, Sachin 48) beat Sri Lanka 233/8 in 50 ov (Chandimal 64, Ashwin 3-32) by 4 wickets
• Match 1 - Australia 216/5 in 32 (max 32) ov beat India 151 all out in 29.4 overs (Kohli 31, McKay 4-20) by 65 runs by D/L method
T20I Series Australia vs India, 2012• Second T20I, India vs Australia - Melbourne: India win by 8 wkts [IND-AUS:1-1 (2/2)]
India 135/2 in 19.4 ov (Gambhir 56*) beat Australia 131/10 in 19.4 ov (Finch 36) by 8 wickets
• First T20I, India vs Australia - Sydney: Australia 171/4 beat India 140/6 (20 ov) by 32 runs [IND-AUS:0-1 (1/2)]
Australia 171/4 in 20 ov (Wade 72, Hussey 42) beat India 140/6 in 20 ov (Dhoni 48*) by 32 runs
India vs Australia 2012 Test Series
INDIA VS AUSTRALIA 4 TEST MATCH CRICKET SERIES (BORDER GAVASKAR TROPHY)•Fourth Test, India vs Australia - Adelaide, Jan 24-28, 2012 - 4th Test, Day 5: India 201 all out, lose by 298 runs [IND-AUS:0-4 (4/4)]
Australia 604/7 decl (Ponting 221, Clarke 210) and 167/5 decl (Ponting 60*) beat India 272 (Kohli 116, Siddle 5-49) and 201 (Sehwag 62) by 298 runs
•Third Test, India vs Australia - Perth, Jan 13-17, 2012 - 3rd Test, Day 3: Australia demolish India within 2½ days [IND-AUS:0-3 (3/4)]
Australia 369 (Warner 180, Cowan 74) beat India 161 (Kohli 44, Hilfenhaus 4-43) and 171 (Kohli 75, Hilfenhaus 4-54) by an innings and 37 runs
•Second Test, India vs Australia - Sydney, Jan 3-7, 2012 - 2nd Test, Day 4: Australia win by an innings and 68 runs [IND-AUS:0-2 (2/4)]
India 191 (Dhoni 57*, Tendulkar 41, Sehwag 30, Pattinson 4-43) and 400 (Gambhir 83, Sachin 80, Laxman 66, Ashwin 62) lost to Australia 659/4 decl in 163 overs (Clarke 329*, Hussey 150*, Ponting 134) by an innings and 68 runs
•First Test, India vs Australia - Melbourne, Dec 26-30, 2011 - 1st Test, Day 4: Australia knock out India [IND-AUS:0-1 (1/4)]
Australia 333 (Cowan 68, Ponting 62, Zaheer 4-77) and 240 (Ponting 60, Hussey 89, Umesh Yadav 4-70) beat India 282 (Tendulkar 73, Dravid 68, Sehwag 67) and 169 (Sachin 32, Ashwin 30) by 122 runs
India Squad: MS Dhoni (captain/keeper), Gautam Gambhir, Virender Sehwag (vice-captain), Rahul Dravid, Rohit Sharma, Sachin Tendulkar, Virat Kohli, VVS Laxman, Ravichandran Ashwin, Wriddhiman Saha (wicketkeeper), Zaheer Khan, Ishant Sharma, Umesh Yadav, Abhimanyu Mithun, Vinay Kumar, Pragyan Ojha, Ajinkya Rahane
ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 in Bangladesh, India and Sri Lanka
India vs Sri Lanka - ICC cricket world cup 2011 Final
ICC World Cup Final, India vs Sri Lanka - India power to World Cup triumph
Apr 2, 2011India beat Sri Lanka by six wickets in a pulsating final to deliver World Cup glory to their cricket-mad population for the first time since 1983. Sri Lanka smashed 91 from their last 10 overs to post 274-6 in Mumbai, with Mahela Jayawardene making a superb 103. India lost Virender Sehwag and Sachin Tendulkar early on but Gautam Gambhir and Mahendra Dhoni rebuilt the innings. Gambhir was out for 97, but captain Dhoni's brilliant unbeaten 91 led India to a famous win with 10 balls to spare.
India 277 for 4 (Gambhir 97, Dhoni 91*) beat Sri Lanka 274 for 6 (Jayawardene 103*, Sangakkara 48) by six wickets
ICC CRICKET WORLD CUP 2011 Semi Finals
ICC World Cup 2nd Semi Final, India vs Pakistan - India beat Pakistan to make final
Mar 30, 2011India booked a place against Sri Lanka in Saturday's World Cup final after beating Pakistan by 29 runs in Mohali. Virender Sehwag (38) took 21 off Gul from the third over of the innings and Sachin Tendulkar, reprieved by referral and dropped four times on 27, 45, 70 and 81, looked set for his 100th international century with one of his least convincing innings. He was out for 85 from 115 balls as India compiled 260-9, with the help of Suresh Raina after the middle-order failures. Pakistan left-arm seamer Wahab Riaz took a career-best 5-46.
Mohammad Hafeez struck 43 and Misbah-ul-Haq made a defiant 56 but Pakistan were all out for 231 in the final over. Munaf Patel picked up two wickets and Yuvraj Singh made up for his first ball duck with a pair of wickets, but the most important breakthrough came when Harbhajan Singh bowled Umar Akmal for 29. Sachin Tendulkar was the man-of-the-match.
Pakistan XI: Mohammad Hafeez, K Akmal (W), Shafiq, Younus Khan, Misbah-ul-Haq, U Akmal, Shahid Afridi (C), Razzaq, Riaz, Gul, Saeed Ajmal
India XI: Sehwag, Tendulkar, Gambhir, Kohli, Yuvraj Singh, Dhoni (C/W), Raina, Harbhajan Singh, Z Khan, Nehra, Patel
Reported Earlier: India and Pakistan have played against each other in 119 One-Day Internationals since 1978, with India winning just 46, Pakistan winning 69, and 4 ending in No Result. In the first ever match, India won by 4 runs at Ayub National Stadium, Quetta, on Oct 01, 1978. The last match was during the 2010 Asia Cup, which India won by 3 wickets at Rangiri Dambulla International Stadium on Jun 19, 2010. Pakistan have never beaten India in four World Cup matches they met so far.
India 260 for 9 (Tendulkar 85, Riaz 5-46) beat Pakistan 231 (Misbah 56) by 29 runs
ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 Semi-Final Line up
ICC CRICKET WORLD CUP 2011 Quarter Finals
ICC World Cup 2nd Quarter Final, India v Australia (Match E) - India into the semis, to meet Pakistan in Mohali
Mar 24, 2011Yuvraj Singh played a match-winning innings after Ricky Ponting's 104 - his first century for 13 months - helped Australia set a target of 261 for India in Ahmedabad. Sachin Tendulkar's 53 set the hosts off in fine style, and Gautam Gambhir added 50 before Yuvraj (57 not out) saw India to a five-wicket win with 14 balls to spare.
The result ended an extraordinary run of success for the Aussies in the World Cup. Beaten finalists in 1996 when Ponting was a junior player, they won the next three tournaments, an imposing run that included a run of 34 matches without defeat.
India team: SR Tendulkar, V Sehwag, G Gambhir, V Kohli, Yuvraj Singh, MS Dhoni, SK Raina, R Ashwin, Harbhajan Singh, Z Khan, MM Patel
India 261 for 5 (Yuvraj 57*, Tendulkar 53, Gambhir 50) beat Australia 260 (Ponting 104, Haddin 53, Ashwin 2-52, Yuvraj 2-44) by 5 wickets
ICC CRICKET WORLD CUP 2011 Group Round
ICC World Cup Warm-up Matches, India v Australia at Bangalore
Feb 13, 2011Aussie skipper Ricky Ponting top-scored with 57 on his return from injury but Australia finished 38 runs short of their target of 215, despite reaching 118-1 at one stage. India's number one spinner Harbhajan Singh (3-15) and Piyush Chawla with figures of 4-31 from nine overs were instrumental in India's win.
In order to ensure players are given maximum opportunity, teams are permitted to use any 11 batsmen from their 15-man squad, and any bowlers.
India's next warm-up game versus New Zealand at Chennai on Feb 16, 2011.
India 214 in 44.3 ov (Sehwag 54, Lee 3-35) beat Australia 176 all out in 37.5 ov (Ponting 57, Chawla 4-31) by 38 runs.
Australia in India, 2010 ODI Series
India v Australia, 3rd ODI, Margao, Oct 24
Margao ODI: India clinch the ODI Series 1-0 after 3rd match at Goa was abandoned due to rain
Oct 24, 2010The 3rd ODI between India and Australia at Goa had the same fate as the 1st ODI in Kochi. It was abandoned due to bad weather without even one ball being bowled. India had a clean sweep against the visitors, winning the Test series 2-0 and the ODI seies 1-0.
IND v AUS, 3rd ODI, Margao: Match abandoned due to rain
India v Australia, 2nd ODI, Visakhapatnam, Oct 20
Visakhapatnam ODI: Virat Kohli's blistering 118 runs win the day for India
Oct 21, 2010Virat Kohli scored a fluent century and Suresh Raina blasted a quickfire 71 to lead India to a convincing five-wicket victory against Australia in the second ODI at the Dr Y S Rajasekhara Reddy stadium, in Visakhapatnam.
India cruised to 292 for five in 48.5 overs in reply to Australia’s 289 for three to win with seven deliveries to spare and maintain their unbeaten record at this venue. They lead the three-match series 1-0 after the first match in Kochi was washed out. Kohli, who was batting with a runner after suffering from cramps, excelled in tough conditions as he made 118 from 121 balls before he was caught at long-on off debutant John Hastings. Raina provided the late surge as he smashed his way to 71 from 47 balls, having slammed nine fours and a six.
IND v AUS, 2nd ODI, Visakhapatnam: India 292 for 5 (Kohli 118, Raina 71*, Yuvraj 58) beat Australia 289 for 3 (Clarke 111*, White 89*, Hussey 69) by five wickets
India v Australia, 1st ODI, Kochi, Oct 17
Kochi ODI: Match abandoned due to rain
Oct 17, 2010The first ODI between India and Australia was abandoned today due to heavy rains in Kochi. Even though there was sunshine and blue skies at the scheduled start time of the match, the ground was wet due to downpours during the night. The match was initially expected to have a delayed start at 11 am, but a fresh rainfall around 10:20 am sealed its fate as abandoned.The 2nd ODI will be played in Visakhapatnam on Oct 20th.
IND v AUS, 1st ODI, Kochi: Match abandoned due to rain
India v Australia, 1st ODI, Kochi, Oct 17
Kochi ODI: Rain might play spoilsport at Kochi one-dayer
Oct 15, 2010Heavy rain in Kochi since Thursday night has raised concerns about the fate of the first One-Day International between India and Australia to be played in Kochi on October 17. However, security measures are in full swing, with a 2500 member police force, along with 100 commandoes, having been deployed for ensuring safety.
There are many changes to the Indian squad that will see most of the senior players being rested for the three-match series. There is no Virender Sehwag, Gautam Gambhir or Sachin Tendulkar, and in their place, Shikhar Dhawan and Murali Vijay will open the innings. The bowling will be shorn of Harbhajan Singh, Zaheer Khan and Ishant Sharma, which gives an opportunity to the likes of R Ashwin and Vinay Kumar. Australia have followed suit with Ponting left out of their squad along with all-rounder Shane Watson and fast bowler Mitchell Johnson, while Michael Clarke will take over as captain.
Indian ODI squad: Mahendra Singh Dhoni (Captain), Murali Vijay, Shikhar Dhawan, Virat Kohli, Suresh Raina, Yuvraj Singh, Saurabh Tiwary, R Ashwin, Praveen Kumar, Ashish Nehra, Munaf Patel, Vinay Kumar, Ravindra Jadeja, Rohit Sharma.
Australia in India, 2010 Test Series
India v Australia, 2nd Test, Bangalore, Oct 9-13
Bangalore Test, day five: India Beat Australia in Second Cricket Test, Win Series; IND-AUS:2-0(2)
Oct 13, 2010First innings double century-maker Sachin Tendulkar scored the winning runs in India's seven-wicket victory Wednesday over Australia to take the two-test series 2-0. It was India's first victory at the M. Chinnaswamy stadium in 15 years.
Australia was bowled out for 223 earlier Wednesday, setting India a target of 207 to win. Tendulkar, who scored 214 in the first innings, took his series aggregate to 403 runs, at an amazing average of 134.5. Rahul Dravid, who shared in a 61-run unbroken fourth-wicket partnership with Tendulkar, remained unbeaten on 21. Playing his first test and promoted to bat at No. 3, Cheteswara Pujara set the pace of the innings with a 72 with seven boundaries.
With this win, India have consolidated their position at the top of the ICC Test Championship table, while Australia have dropped behind England to fifth position after racking up two losses - in Mohali last week and Bangalore on Wednesday - to Mahendra Dhoni's men.
IND v AUS, Bangalore Test, Day 5: India 495 and 207 for 3 (Pujara 72, Tendulkar 53*) beat Australia 478 and 223 (Ponting 72, Zaheer 3-41, Ojha 3-57) by 7 wickets
Bangalore Test, day four: India spinners rock Australia in second innings
Oct 12, 2010India removed seven Australian wickets to give themselves a great chance of a sensational win against Australia when play resumes on day five. Ponting got to his second fifty of the match and third of the series as he continued to wage a lonely battle against the Indian spinners. Harbhajan picked up two wickets so far while Pragyan Ojha snapped up three to give India hopes of a 2-0 sweep of the Test series.
In the morning session, Sachin Tendulkar completed his sixth Test double hundred, but a lower-middle order collapse left India with a 17-run lead on the fourth day of the second Test.
The highest target chased in Bangalore has been 194 by Australia against India in 1998. India chased 151 against New Zealand in 1995 successfully.
IND v AUS, Bangalore Test, Day 4: Australia 478 and 202 for 7 (Ponting 72, Ojha 3-57) lead India 495 (Tendulkar 214, Vijay 139, Johnson 3-105) by 185 runs
Bangalore Test, day three: Sachin Tendulkar closes on double century
Oct 11, 2010Sachin Tendulkar was again the star turn smashing his 49th Test century as India dominated day three of the second Test against Australia. The tourists rallied late in the day but India still closed on a commanding 435 for five as Tendulkar edged towards his second double century against Australia. Australia managed just three wickets as the hosts took their overnight score of 2 for 128 to 5 for 435 by stumps.
Tendulkar finished the day unbeaten on a monumental 191 and opener Vijay scored 139 during a record stand of 308 runs for the third wicket - a remarkable recovery from 2 for 38 in Sunday's last session. The Mumbai-born batsman, who started the day on 44 and was stuck in the 80s for almost 45 minutes, reached his century by smashing off-spinner Nathan Hauritz for two sixes over long-on. Vijay (139), who registered his maiden ton, hit 14 fours and two sixes.
IND v AUS, Bangalore Test, Day 3: India 435 for 5 (Tendulkar 191*, Vijay 139) trail Australia 478 by 43 runs
Bangalore Test, day two: Tendulkar's milestone - 14,000 Test runs
Oct 10, 2010Sachin Tendulkar became the first Test batsman to reach 14,000 runs as India battled for a foothold on day two of the second Test against Australia in Bangalore. He reached the landmark in his 171st Test and finished unbeaten on 44 as India recovered from 38-2 to reach 128 without further loss at stumps in reply to the tourists’ tally of 478, in which Marcus North starred with 128. North's innings included 17 boundaries and a six in his five-and-a-half hour stay at the crease while his 149-run stand with Tim Paine ensured that Australia had a healthy total to fall back on.
IND v AUS, Bangalore Test, Day 2: India 128/2 (Tendulkar 44*, Vijay 42*) trail Australia 478 (North 128, Paine 59, Harbhajan 4-148, Ojha 3-120) by 350 runs
Bangalore Test, day one: Australia 285-5
Oct 9, 2010Australia were in command at 95-0 at lunch, after Ponting chose to bat in overcast conditions, with Watson taking three boundaries in the 11th over off Zaheer Khan and reaching his 11th Test fifty before the interval. India came back strongly with 3 wickets after lunch, but Ponting's 54th half-century helped the tourists survive a middle-order collapse to reach 285-5 by stumps in front of 20,000 boisterous home fans at the Chinnaswamy stadium.
IND v AUS, Bangalore Test, Day 1: Australia 285 for 5 (Ponting 77, Watson 57) v India
India v Australia, 1st Test, Mohali, Oct 1-5
Mohali Test, day five: Laxman guides India to remarkable Test victory; IND-AUS:1-0(2)
Oct 5, 2010VVS Laxman struck a superb unbeaten 73 as India fought back from the brink of defeat to beat Australia by one wicket in a thrilling first Test in Mohali. Laxman, batting with a runner due to a back injury, was ably assisted by tail-ender Ishant Sharma as India rallied from 124-8 to within sight of victory. Sharma made 31 before being trapped leg before wicket by Ben Hilfenhaus. With 11 still needed, Laxman was joined by last-man Pragyan Ojha and they got India home in a nailbiting finish.
This was India's first one-wicket victory in Tests. The 81-run partnership for the ninth wicket between VVS Laxman and Ishant Sharma was the second-highest against Australia, behind the 89-run stand between Harbhajan Singh and Irfan Pathan in 2004.
India lead two-match series 1-0 ahead of second Test in Bangalore
IND v AUS, Mohali Test, Day 5: India 405 (Tendulkar 98, Raina 86, Johnson 5-64) and 216 for 9 (Laxman 73*, Hilfenhaus 4-57, Bollinger 3-32) beat Australia 428 (Watson 126, Paine 92, Zaheer 5-94) and 192 (Watson 56, Ishant 3-34, Zaheer 3-43) by 1 wicket
Mohali Test, day four: Australia sniff victory
Oct 4, 2010Australia ended Day 4 in the first Test at Mohali on a high, reducing India to 55 for four, after 17 overs, in their second innings at stumps on Monday.
The hosts need 161 runs more for what now seems an improbable victory.
Earlier, in the day's final session, the Indian bowlers put in an inspired display to dismiss Australia cheaply in their second innings. Zaheer and Ishant were the pick of Indian bowlers with three wickets apiece, while both the spinners, Harbhajan and Ojha, picked two each. The visitors made 192 (in 60.5 overs) for an overall lead of 215.
IND v AUS, Mohali Test, Day 4: India 405 and 55 for 4 (Tendulkar 10*, Zaheer 5*, Hilfenhaus 3-22) need another 161 runs to beat Australia 428 and 192 (Watson 56, Ishant 3-34, Zaheer 3-43)
Mohali Test, day two: A world record for Sehwag as India fight back
Oct 2, 2010India rode on Virender Sehwag's record-equalling half-century to reach 110-2 in their first innings in reply to Australia's 428 in the opening Test on Saturday.
The Indian opener scored a blazing 59 off 54 balls with 10 fours in the final session after Australian wicketkeeper Tim Paine (92) had missed out on a maiden Test hundred. Sehwag equalled the record of scoring a 50 or more in 11 consecutive Tests. West Indies' Viv Richards and Indian Gautam Gambhir are the other batsmen to have achieved the feat.
IND v AUS, Mohali Test, Day 2: India 110 for 2 (Sehwag 59) trail Australia 428 (Watson 126, Paine 92, Ponting 71, Zaheer 5-94) by 318 runs
Mohali Test, day one: Watson hits ton before Zaheer strikes
Oct 1, 2010Shane Watson made the most of two dropped catches to score a century as Australia posted 224-5 in their first innings at stumps on the opening day of the first Test against India on Friday. He was involved in a 141-run stand for the second wicket with skipper Ricky Ponting (71).
Australia had elected to bat after winning the toss. Australia captain Ricky Ponting got into a verbal spat with India's fast bowler Zaheer Khan after he was run out for 71 by a direct throw by Suresh Raina. As the two got into a heated exchange of words, umpire Billy Bowden rushed in to calmed them down. The incident is likely to be reported by the umpires to the match referee Chris Broad.
IND v AUS, Mohali Test, Day 1: Australia 224 for 5 (Watson 101*, Ponting 71, Zaheer 3-45) v India
Australia In India - 2 test matches, 3 ODIs, Oct 1-24, 2010
|Sunday Oct 25
09:00 local | 03:30 GMT | 23:30 EDT
|India vs Australia - First ODI||Reliance Stadium, Vadodara|
|Wednesday Oct 28 D/N
14:30 local | 09:00 GMT | 05:00 EDT
|India vs Australia - Second ODI||Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium, Nagpur|
|Saturday Oct 31 D/N
14:30 local | 09:00 GMT | 05:00 EDT
|India vs Australia - Third ODI||Feroz Shah Kotla, Delhi|
|Monday Nov 2 D/N
14:30 local | 09:00 GMT | 04:00 EST
|India vs Australia - Fourth ODI||Punjab Cricket Association Stadium, Mohali, Chandigarh|
|Thursday Nov 5 D/N
14:30 local | 09:00 GMT | 04:00 EST
|India vs Australia - Fifth ODI||Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Uppal, Hyderabad|
|Sunday Nov 8
09:00 local | 03:30 GMT | 22:30 EST
|India vs Australia - Sixth ODI||Nehru Stadium, Guwahati|
|Wednesday Nov 11 D/N
14:30 local | 09:00 GMT | 04:00 EST
|India vs Australia - Seventh ODI||Brabourne Stadium, Mumbai|
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|Result||IND drew with AUS||IND won by 320 runs||IND drew with AUS||IND won by 172 runs||IND won the Series 2-0|
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