Monthly Archive: October 2009

India crush Australia, level series

NAGPUR: Skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni smashed a blistering century as India whipped injury-hit Australia by 99 runs on Wednesday to level their seven-match One-day series 1-1. Dhoni hit 124 off 107 balls and Gautam...

Sunny hopes Sachin reaches 17K today

MUMBAI: The world is eagerly awaiting Sachin Tendulkar’s monumental achievement of completing 20 years of international cricket next month. Sunil Gavaskar, though, has more immediate expectations: he wants Tendulkar to complete 17,000 runs in...

Dhoni rules possibility of batting up the order

NAGPUR: Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni, on Tuesday, ruled out the possibility of batting up the order, saying there is no vacant slot for him in top four positions. “It’s a difficult choice to...

Happy to prove people wrong, says Nehra

In an age when things move fast and present becomes past even faster, Ashish Nehra’s comeback to international cricket has been extraordinary. Out of sight is out of mind, they say. By leading the...

India look to draw level against injury-hit Australia

NAGPUR: India will be lot more confident when they take on an injury-hit Australia in the second One-Day International on Wednesday. Apart from India’s valiant lower-order fightback, courtesy Harbhajan Singh and Praveen Kumar, Australia...

Gilchrist predicts hard-fought India-Aus series

Former Australian wicket-keeper Adam Gilchrist expects the seven-match ODI series between India and Australia starting on Sunday to be a “tough and hard-fought” contest with the home team looking to make amends of their...

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