What an Aussie and Pakistani have in common

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Australian Open review; COVID over shadows build up

Football has fell victim to it, cricket has fallen victim to it, now tennis is feeling the fall out of the Coronavirus. There was the infamous Belgrade tournament, which Djokovic arranged and most of the competitors ended up getting the virus. The Australian Open, which is due to start in early February, has seen theContinue reading “Australian Open review; COVID over shadows build up”

Australia vs India, tourists win a classic

India won a gripping fourth test by three wickets, which helped them clinch the series 2-1 and retain the Border Gavaskar trophy in the process. Tourists India, were injury hit and between their seamers of Thakur, Saini, Siraj and Natarajan (who made his debut), there was barely 10 international appearances between them. The Indian’s wereContinue reading “Australia vs India, tourists win a classic”

Australia vs India day one review

After failing to win the third test, Australia got their innings off to a solid start after the hosts made 274-5. Tourists India, who have done well to put aside together after the injuries suffered in the drawn third test, were punished for two drop catches as Marnus Labuschagne made his fifth century. The SouthContinue reading “Australia vs India day one review”

India secure battling draw in third test against Australia

India managed to survive the last day and secure a thrilling draw in their third test against Australia in Sydney. The tourists India battled against the odds and were indebted to Rishabh Pant (97) and Chasteshwar Pujara (77) for helping them have an improved showing with the bat. When both men fell in quick succession,Continue reading “India secure battling draw in third test against Australia”

Australia vs India; third test preview

After battling back, to win the second test, India have had to make some enforced changes coming into this one. Natarajan, who impressed for Sunrisers Hyderabad in this years IPL, comes in for the injured Umesh Yadav, who injured his calf during the second test victory. The build-up to this test has been marred byContinue reading “Australia vs India; third test preview”

Australia vs India 2nd test; India level series

After the embarrassment of falling to 36 all out in the first test, where they ended up being beaten by eight wickets , India‚Äôs cricketers restored pride in the second test with an eight wicket win over their own. For India, they had to contend with out their talismanic captain Virat Kohli, who was attendingContinue reading “Australia vs India 2nd test; India level series”

Captain Marvel, Ajinkja tames Aussie attack on day two of Australia vs India

After enduring a humiliating defeat in the first test, India went some way to restoring some pride to on day two of the second test of the four match series against Australia. The tourists, at the end of day one were on 36-1 with debutant Shubman Gill going nicely. A clutter of wickets would fall,Continue reading “Captain Marvel, Ajinkja tames Aussie attack on day two of Australia vs India”

Australia vs India day one; visitors on top after day one

After the disappointment of losing the first test convincingly by eight wickets, India’s cricketers started the second test in positive fashion. In the first test, the 2011 World Cup winners were well beaten and were skittled out for just 36 in the second innings. That effort in the second innings for India, was their lowestContinue reading “Australia vs India day one; visitors on top after day one”

India is that you?

After World Cup wins in 2007 (World T20) and in 2011 (50 over one day international tournament and a 2013 victory in the Champions Trophy, India towards the latter years of the start of the decade, and the early years of the last decade, established themselves as a cricketing world super power. The success ofContinue reading “India is that you?”