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Score draw sets up World Test Championship rematch

INDIA has taken out the 2023 Border-Gavaskar Trophy series 2-1 against Australia, after the fourth Test played out to an underwhelming draw yesterday. On what can only be described as an absolute highway at Narendra Modi Stadium, 22 wickets were taken in three innings over the five days, in the face of 1226 runs. This […]

Classy Khawaja notches opening day ton

HE left it late, but Usman Khawaja notched up his first ton against India yesterday as Australia worked into a strong position on day one of the fourth Test in Ahmedabad. The left-handed opener carried his bat throughout the day’s play, flicking a gimme from Mohammed Shami off his pads to tick over triple figures […]

Preview | 2023 Border-Gavaskar Trophy – 4th Test

INDIA has already retained the Border-Gavaskar Trophy, but Australia can still level the series in the fourth and final Test in Ahmedabad. In front of what is set to be a bumper crowd at Narendra Modi Stadium, the mettle of either side will be tested. We run you through all you need to know before […]

Lyon leaves Aussies simple equation for victory

A BRILLIANT spell of bowling by Nathan Lyon has seen Australia set up a straightforward equation for victory in the third Border-Gavaskar Trophy Test. The prolific off-spinner took 8-64 to help dismiss India for 163 in its second innings at Holkar Stadium, setting the tourists 76 runs to win at the close of day two. […]

Aussies deliver on day one for first innings lead

AUSTRALIA has snatched a first innings lead on day one of the third Border-Gavaskar Trophy Test, after second-gamer Matt Kuhnemann spun India into a web. Having won the toss and elected to bat in Indore, five of the hosts’ batters were removed by the Queensland tweaker and all 10 wickets fell to spin in a […]

Preview | 2023 Border-Gavaskar Trophy – Third Test

INDIA heads into the third Border-Gavaskar Trophy Test with a 2-0 series lead over Australia, having proven thoroughly difficult to best in home conditions. As the tourists mull a bunch of selection possibilities amid two key availabilities, the Indore Test promises to deliver some quality cricket. Find out all you need to know before play […]

Australian capitulation dashes hopes of reclaiming Border-Gavaskar Trophy

AUSTRALIA has capitulated at the crease on day three of its second Test match in India, squandering a golden opportunity to level the Border-Gavaskar Trophy series. The tourists went from claiming a first innings lead, to losing 8-28 in 74 balls before lunch on the very next day, setting India a measly target of 115 […]

Preview | 2023 Border-Gavaskar Trophy – Second Test

AUSTRALIA will be eager to produce a significant response ahead of the second test against India, which kicks off on Friday afternoon. The host nation delivered a masterful performance in the opening match, completely dismantling the Australian batting lineup before going to work at the crease in a dominant showing in all facets of the […]

Jadeja jags five as India earns day one honours

INDIA has claimed day one honours in the opening match of the Border-Gavaskar Trophy, spearheaded by a five-wicket haul from spinner Ravindra Jadeja. Making his Test return, the allrounder executed simple yet effective plans on a favourable Nagpur pitch, combining with fellow tweaker Ravichandran Ashwin (3-42) to dismiss eight Australian batters. The tourists won the […]