Says it all: Mitchell’s Marsh and Johnson celebrate a win, as India look away (photo: Getty Images)
You have come to
Australia with a desire to be competitive; yet, in the thick of things, that has proven to be a bit of a shaky statement.
Australia sealed victory in the second test at Brisbane on Saturday by four wickets, mainly thanks to Chris Rogers (55) in the second innings. It was, however, somewhat overshadowed by the fact the hosts were a fair way behind at the end of day two, which set the match up for a very intense finale.
Continue reading Brisbane: India tries and misses; Australia triumphs amidst last innings wobble
David Warner holds his helmet high dedicated to Phil Hughes as he celebrates a century (photo: Getty Images)
A sunny and dry Adelaide greeted Australia and
India, on what was a heartfelt but heavy day for cricket. Tributes to Phil Hughes flowed pre-game, as Australian skipper Michael Clarke won the toss and confidently chose to bat.
His decision was ultimately justified by the powerful David Warner, who decided to put Indian fast bowler
Varun Aaron to the boundary three times in his opening over. His very first delivery was smashed with precision timing to the cover ropes. Continue reading Cricket: Australia v India: David Warner steals Day One show
MS Dhoni at Adelaide – India will play without him
The Adelaide test starting on Tuesday is going to be a nice challenge for India. It has been a long three years since they last played a test series here in
Australia (and subsequently got demolished 4-0), and since then, not a lot has changed; India struggle away from home. Continue reading Cricket: There’s a test starting soon, are India ready?