newscricket5 days ago

India clearly missed a fifth bowler, says Sunil Gavaskar

Sunil Gavaskar has insisted that India would have been in a better position to win the Ranchi Test had they opted for a fifth bowler in the eleven. Gavaskar also praised the Australians, particularly Peter Handscomb and Shaun Marsh, for the way they managed to save the game in a difficult situation.
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reportcricket6 days ago

India vs Australia | Handscomb, Marsh lead Australia to unlikely draw

The Indian bowlers let the game slip from their hands as Shaun Marsh and Peter Handscomb outplayed them on Day 5 of the Ranchi Test to keep Australia in the fray to retain the Border-Gavaskar series. With the match ending with a draw, Australia still hold the advantage as the holders of the trophy.
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newscricket10 days ago

Watch: India finally get the review right in the Australia series

For a change, Virat Kohli was spot-on with his DRS call as Ravichandran Ashwin managed to extract an edge of Shaun Marsh's blade and Cheteshwar Pujara gobbled up the catch at forward short-leg. The successful review has put a pause to India’s travails with the review system in the series thus far.
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newscricket18 days ago

Smith regrets miscommunication with Marsh: He turned around and started walking

After Shaun Marsh was given out lbw by the umpire, Steve Smith had urged him to go for the review. However, Marsh misunderstood his orders and started walking to the dressing room. Aussie skipper Smith has regretted this communication breakdown at a crucial juncture in the game.
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newscricket19 days ago

WATCH | Australia do an India with DRS in Bengaluru Test

Australia have been absolutely spot-on with their reviews on the Indian tour so far, but they finally got one wrong with Shaun Marsh to hand India a lifeline in the Bengaluru Test. Australia held back their sole appeal only for replays to show the ball miss the stumps by a mile.
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newscricket21 days ago

India vs Australia | Talking points from Day 2 of the 2nd Test in Bengaluru

On a pitch that offered every bit to the bowlers, the Australian batsmen showed remarkable patience and intent to reach a score of 237/6 by Day 2 of the Bangalore Test. Matt Renshaw and Shaun Marsh scored half-centuries to give them a 48-run lead and a good chance to take a 0-2 lead in the series.
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newscricketa month ago

Twitter reacts to Matthew Renshaw's Delhi belly and Saha's superman catch

It was a tough day for the Australian cricket team as they couldn't capitalize on the brilliant start from Renshaw and Warner with the middle order crumbling against the Indian spinners. The funnier moments of the day saw Renshaw running back to the pavilion and Jadeja's mystery ball to Handscomb.
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newscricketa month ago

Australia will come hard at Virat Kohli in first Test: Sourav Ganguly

Sourav Ganguly says that the Australians would make it tough for Virat Kohli, but believes that India has the capability to finish the series 4-0 in their favour. He said that the last time the Australians tried to sledge Kohli, it didn't go so well for them, and it'll be foolish to try that again.
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newscricketa month ago

Shaun Marsh : We know what to expect from Ashwin and Jadeja

Shaun Marsh has said the Australian team knows exactly what to expect from the Indian spin duo of Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja in the upcoming four-match Test series. Marsh got off to a good start to the tour with a century against India A at the Brabourne Stadium in Mumbai.
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newscricket3 months ago

Theroar.com.au : Better to look beyond as Aussies will be thrashed on India tour

Glenn Mitchell writes that owing to the riches they possess in their Test side and previous results, India will easily whitewash the touring Aussies come February. Since there is an air of inevitability, he suggests that the Aussies should look at the tour as an opportunity to build for the future.
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