India vs Australia 2013-14 News
- Virat Kohli, Ravichandran Ashwin Static In Latest ICC Test Rankings
Virat Kohli remained the highest-placed Indian batsman at second, while off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin held on to his top position in both the bowlers' and all-rounders' list of the latest ICC Test rankings.
- Ravindra Jadeja fined for using offensive language against Shane Watson
The incident happened in the 29th over and Jadeja was found to have breached Article 2.1.4 of the ICC Code of Conduct which relates to 'using language or a gesture that is obscene, offensive or insulting during an International Match'.
- Virat Kohli becomes No. 1 ranked ODI batsman, Rohit Sharma jumps to 15th
Virat Kohli has now become the third India batsman to hold the number-one batting rank in ODI cricket, after Sachin Tendulkar and Mahendra Singh Dhoni.
- 'Prince' Virat Kohli can fill in Sachin Tendulkar's shoes, says Ian Chappell
Ian Chappell says that the Australians should not feel relieved at the impending retirement of Sachin Tendulkar as they could be meted out the same treatment in future from Virat Kohli, who hit two stupendous centuries against the Aussies in the just-concluded ODI series.
- Rohit Sharma can fill void left by Sachin Tendulkar, says George Bailey
Australia skipper George Bailey says Rohit Sharma, who became the third cricketer after Sachin Tendulkar and Virender Sehwag to score a double century in ODIs, is flourishing at the top of the order.
- India vs Australia: Dean Jones thrilled by batting, saddened by bowling
While explosive batting in the series has left Dean Jones thrilled, the former Australian cricketer says bowlers too cannot use any excuse to defend their shoddy bowling.
- New rule of five fielders inside the circle helped me, says Rohit Sharma
In the course of his hurricane 209-run innings, Sharma became the record-holder for most sixes in a match, crossed 1000 runs this year besides breaching the 3000-runs mark in his ODI career. He samshed a staggering 16 sixes.
- India vs Australia Stats: Rohit Sharma creates record for most sixes in an ODI innings
Rohit Sharma, with 16 sixes, has created cricket history by recording most number of sixes in an ODI innings. Shane Watson had recorded 15 sixes during his innings of 185 not out off 96 balls vs Bangladesh at Dhaka on April 11, 2011.
- Batting was fantastic, death bowling needs improvement, says MS Dhoni
Rohit Sharma smashed his way into the record books with a stunning 209 as the Indian cricket team provided the perfect Diwali gift to the nation with a 57-run victory in the the series-deciding final ODI to clinch the rubber 3-2 here on Saturday.
- Rohit Sharma rewrites record books with sensational double century
Rohit Sharma joined Sachin Tendulkar and Virender Sehwag on the list of double centurions in ODI cricket.
- Bangalore is a small ground, but I wanted to play big: Rohit Sharma
At the Chinnaswamy Stadium on Saturday, Rohit Sharma became the third Indian to hit a double-century in ODI cricket.
- Rohit Sharma double century lights up Bangalore on Diwali
Rohit Sharma hit 209 from 158 balls, including 16 sixes, to become the third player in ODIs to hit a double hundred after Sachin Tendulkar and Virender Sehwag.
- Rohit Sharma's brilliant 209 helps India clinch the series 3-2 against Australia
The 26-year-old Rohit Sharma gave a breathtaking display to power India to an imposing 383 for six before the hosts bowled out Australia for 326 in 45.1 overs at the jam-packed Chinnaswamy Stadium.
- India vs Australia, 7th ODI: As it happened - James Faulkner's ton in vain as India win by 57 runs to clinch series 3-2
India win the match by 57 runs to win the seven-match series 3-2. Rohit Sharma of India hit 209 while James Faulkner scored 116 for Australia.
- Series win in India will lift Australia ahead of Ashes, says Brad Haddin
The seven-match ODI series between India and Australia is presently locked at 2-2 with two games being washed out. Both the sides will lock horn in the seventh and last ODI at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium on Saturday and Haddin said a win in such high-pressure contest can lift the spirit of his side ahead of the Ashes.
- Virat Kohli says India not scared of chasing big targets vs Australia
Virat Kohli has been the most consistent Indian batsman so far having hit two of the three fastest hundreds (off 52 and 61 balls respectively) by an Indian in the seven-match ODI series.
- If bowlers are without confidence, it's difficult to contain runs, says Virat Kohli
Virat Kohli said that the rule of five fielders inside the circle puts part-time bowlers, who were big weapons in ODIs before, out of contention.
- India vs Australia preview: Another high-scoring thriller expected in series decider
The seven-match series between India and Australia is tied at 2-2 with final ODI to be played at M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore on Saturday. Two matches were washed out.