Full Coverage - India vs Australia '09

Shane Watson named man of the series

Strapping Australian all-rounder Shane Watson was awarded the man of the series in the seven-match ODI rubber against India.


Ricky Ponting enters the field to bat during a practice session in Mumbai.
Mumbai ODI abandoned; Australia clinch series 4-2

Wednesday , 11 November '09

The final ODI between India and Australia in Mumbai was abandoned without a ball being bowled due to heavy unseasonal rains.
Ricky Ponting says his team will play to win in the last ODI against India.
We will go full steam ahead to finish on winning note: Ponting

Tuesday , 10 November '09

The series might be in their pocket but Australia captain Ricky Ponting on Tuesday said his world champion side would not lower the intensity when they take on India in the last ODI.
Mike Hussey and Adam Voges congratulate each other after Australia won the match and series in Guwahati.
India took Australia too lightly: Amarnath

Monday , 9 November '09

Former India cricketer Mohinder Amarnath on Monday criticised Mahendra Singh Dhoni's men for taking a depleted but spirited Australian side too lightly.
'I guess it will be a tight match here again but our motivation now is that we can have the series in our hand...
Aussies look to seal the series in Guwahati

Saturday , 7 November '09

Australian vice captain Michael Hussey said the visitors are determined to pocket the rubber in the sixth one-dayer in Guwahati.
MS Dhoni with India coach Gary Kirsten and offie Harbhajan Singh at a practice session in Guwahati.
Dhoni looks to start afresh, backs Jadeja to perform with bat

Saturday , 7 November '09

Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni said that his team is focussed on making a fresh start in the must-win 6th ODI against Australia in Guwahati.
'I struggled at the start with my timing but I knew if I could just hang in there, it would get easier.'
Marsh happy following father's footsteps

Saturday , 7 November '09

Shaun emulated his father, former opener Geoff Marsh, in scoring his maiden one-day century while touring India.
Sachin Tendulkar gestures to the dressing room during his innings against Australia in Hyderabad on Thursday. ...
A chase to remember

Friday , 6 November '09

Ten days before his second decade ends, Tendulkar slams 141-ball 175, but India fall four short of 351-run target.
India came close yet remained far from victory as they folded for 347 after Sachin’s sublime knock of 175.
Dhoni mulls on 'mental strength' of Team India

Friday , 6 November '09

MS Dhoni has no qualms to admit that the reason for their defeat in the nerve-wrecking fifth ODI was lack of mental toughness.
Australia players warm up during a practice session ahead of the fifth ODI against India in Hyderabad on Wedne...
No respite for walking wounded

Thursday , 5 November '09

Brett Lee’s comment about India being an unpredictable ODI team in the build-up to the seven-match series may have taken quite a few by surprise.
Peter Siddle has returned to Australia mid-way through the series against India due to injury.
It's too much cricket: Siddle

Thursday , 5 November '09

Forced out of the ongoing one-day series against India due to a side soreness, Australian pacer Peter Siddle on Thursday said his injury was a result of playing almost non-stop cricket for the past five months.
Frontline batsmen have to fire in unison and not depend on the lower order: Dhoni.
Top order has to fire in unison, says Dhoni

Wednesday , 4 November '09

The frontline batsmen have to fire in unison and not depend on the lower order Mahendra Singh Dhoni said.
'In the ideal team, we had (first) James Hopes and (then) Moises batting at number seven along the line.'
Moises injury a new headache, says Nielsen

Wednesday , 4 November '09

All-rounder Moises Henriques' sudden indisposition has left the think-tank with an unenviable task of finding the right and fit 11 players.
Moises Henriques has joined the list of walking wounded in the Oz squad.
Now Henriques picks up injury, out of tomorrow's match

Wednesday , 4 November '09

All-rounder Moises Henriques will miss tomorrow's fifth ODI against India after hurting his hamstring, thus dealing another blow to Australia who have already lost key players to injuries.
Aussie pacer Peter Siddle joined the long injury list and will head back home.
Another injury blow for Australia, Siddle heads back home

Tuesday , 3 November '09

Injury woes continue to hound the Australian cricket team in the ongoing ODI series against India with pacer Peter Siddle becoming the latest to head back home due to a side strain.
Suresh Raina, Yuvraj Singh and Praveen Kumar are seen in the team bus before arriving at the team hotel on Sun...
After the high, the blows

Monday , 2 November '09

Barely had the Indian team recovered from the hangover of Saturday night’s win when they were hit by two large doses of bad news.
Cameron White top scored for Australia with 62.
All square as India stumble

Monday , 2 November '09

Ricky Ponting wouldn’t have minded taking a few of the Indian batsmen out for dinner last night, but the Aussie skipper spent time celebrating...
Virender Sehwag is doubtful for the Mohali ODI.
Sehwag, Gambhir uncertain, Karthik called in as cover

Sunday , 1 November '09

Wicket-keeper batsman Dinesh Karthik was on Sunday called in to cover for openers Virender Sehwag and Gautam Gambhir, who sustained injuries during India's third cricket one-dayer against Australia in New Delhi.
Expect 550-plus runs during Mohali ODI: curator

Sunday , 1 November '09

After the low-scoring match in Delhi, the fans will be looking forward to a run feast in Mohali with the pitch curator predicting that the two teams' combined score could be in excess of 550.
Indian team celebrates the dismissal of Australian captain Ricky Ponting.
India spank Aussies by six wickets, take 2-1 lead in series

Saturday , 31 October '09

India beat Australia by six wickets in the third cricket one-dayer and take a 2-1 lead in the seven-match series here on Saturday.