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Chin music and facing the music

The terminology of chin music was coined probably during the time when Sourav Ganguly had led the Indian team to Australia and had to face the short pitch bouncers from Glen McGrath, Jason Gillespie, and Brett Lee etc., all. From ... Read More »

India drop to third place in ICC ODI rankings

Having begun the series with a genuine chance of becoming the top ODI team in the world, India slipped back to third position after going down 2-4 to world champion Australia in the seven-match home series that concluded on Wednesday. ... Read More »

5th ODI: Australia beat India by 3 runs

Sachin Tendulkar wielded his willow like a magician, scoring a breathtaking 175 off 141 balls, but chasing 351, India fell short by an agonising three runs in the fifth One-day International on Thursday. In the process, Australia seized a 3-2 ... Read More »

Sachin Tendulkar crosses 17000-run mark in ODIs

After completing 17,000 runs in the 50-over format of the game, Sachin Tendulkar scored his 45th ODI century off just 81 balls during the fifth One-Day International against Australia in Rajiv Gandhi Stadium, Hyderabad. Earlier, Tendulkar finally touched the magical ... Read More »

Manou to replace injured Paine for India ODI series

Graham Manou will replace injured wicketkeeper Tim Paine for Australia’s One-day series in India, Cricket Australia said on Thursday.  Paine fractured the ring finger of his right hand during Wednesday’s second ODI against India in Nagpur. Manou, who acted as ... Read More »

India to retain same squad in next two ODIs

The Cricket Board on Wednesday announced that the same Indian squad will be retained for the next two ODIs of the seven-match series against Australia. National selection panel chairman Krishnamachari Srikkanth announced here after India’s 99-run victory in the second ... Read More »

22-year-old Sikh attacked in Australia

In yet another attack on Indians in Australia, a Sikh was punched in his head by a group of Australians who also removed his turban while he was sleeping at a bus stop in Melbourne. Police said they are investigating ... Read More »

1st ODI: Australia beat India by 4 runs

Praveen Kumar and Harbhajan Singh’s batting heroics took India agonisingly close to a sensational win before the hosts slumped to a four-run defeat against Australia in the first match of the seven-ODI series on Sunday. At 201 for seven in ... Read More »