Summary – India v Australia Test Series 2014-15 – Indian Batting Shines But Bowling Falters

Australia hosted the 4 match Test series between India and Australia, which began on December 9, 2014 at Adelaide and ended on January 10, 2015 at Sydney. While the Australians were at the top after back to back victories in the first 2 Tests, the visitors pulled things back with defiant draws in the next

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India Fight Out A Draw On Day 5 In Sydney Test

Scorecard Australia (572/7 dec) and (251/6 dec) drew with India (475) and (252/7, Vijay 80, Hazlewood 2/31) The Sydney Test between India and Australia concluded with a draw as India resisted the Australian attack in the 4th innings. While chasing 349 for an unlikely win, India finished with 252/7 at the close of play on

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Sydney Test Evenly Poised After Australia Take Lead

Scorecard Australia (572/7) and (251/6, Smith 71, Burns 66, Ashwin 4/105) lead India (475, Kohli 147, Rahul 110, Starc 3/106) The 4th day of the Sydney Test, between India and Australia, saw fortunes swing from team to the other. India suffered from a heavy Australian batting assault in the 2nd innings, after posting a decent

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Sydney Test: Virat Kohli and Rahul Stabilize India on Day 3

Scorecard India (342/5, Kohli 140, Rahul 110) trail Australia (572/7 dec) by 230 runs. India found themselves in a stable position in the Sydney Test on Day 3, after centuries from Virat Kohli and K.L Rahul took the visitors to 342/5 at the close of play, with a deficit of 230 runs still left to be

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Sydney Test: Australia Take Total Control on Day 2

Scorecard India (71/1, Rohit 40*, Rahul 31*) trail Australia (572/7 dec, Smith 117, Warner 101, Shami 5/112) by 501 runs. The second day of the 4th Test match between India and Australia was all about Australia exerting their full control on the game, by picking up the prized wicket of Murali Vijay after putting up a

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Australian Top Order Dominates On Day 1 of Sydney Test

Scorecard Australia (348/2 in 90 overs, Warner 101, Rogers 95, Smith 82*) v India (Shami 1/58) The Australian top order dominated throughout Day 1 in the Sydney Test, piling on a massive score of 348, for the loss of just two wickets. While Chris Rogers, Steve Smith and Shane Watson struck impressive half centuries, David

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India vs Australia 4th Test Sydney Preview

The India vs Australia 4th Test match shall commence tomorrow at Sydney, with Australia holding an unassailable lead of 2-0 in the series so far. The venue will forever be remembered for the fact that Phil Hughes got fatally injured on this ground just a month ago and it will take some doing for the

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India Draw 3rd Test In Melbourne

So assuring was the 32 run partnership that the Australians agreed to a draw with 4 overs still to be bowled.Again the Australian side was perhaps too conservative as history would have told them that in 2008 India had once lost 3 wickets in the final over by Michael Clarke to lose a test match. Steve Smith does not seem to be like Michael Clarke !



Bowlers Keep India’s Hopes Alive On Day 4 Of Melbourne Test

Day 4 of the Melbourne Test  between India and Australia saw the Indian tail fold 15 minutes after the start of play, leaving the visitors trailing the Australian 1st innings total of 530 by 65 runs inspite of the superb efforts from Ajinkya Rahane and Virat Kohli on Day 3. Indian bowlers, however, kept things

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Big Hundred By Steve Smith Powers Australia Past 500 On Day Two

The second day’s play between India and Australia in the 3rd Test match at Melbourne saw Australia bagging the advantage after scoring a mammoth first innings total of 530. Aussie skipper Steve Smith rose to the occasion yet again as he became the first Australian to score two centuries in his first two matches as

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