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2nd Test of India & Australia moving towards an Honorable draw

2nd Test of India & Australia moving towards an Honorable draw

Sydney, Australian: January 5, 2008 – IR Summary – Australia’s situation is controlled by Matthew Hayden, who scored his second century of the series today to equal Don Bradman’s career tally of 29 test hundreds.

Tandulkar’s century makes Australia  to lose its psychological superiority over India

Tandulkar’s century makes Australia to lose its psychological superiority over India

Sydney, Australia : January 4, 2007 – It was a great day for India, when Sachan Tandulkar scored a great century on third day at the SCG and put India ahead of Australian’s first inning score of 453.The Australians had created an impression to the whole world by boasting that India would not be able to win even a single test match. No doubt Australia luckily won the first test by a huge margin on the strength of some wrong decisions given against India.

India vs Australia: second day at SCG witnessed strong Indian reply

India vs Australia: second day at SCG witnessed strong Indian reply

The second day of the second Test at SCG witnessed a strong Indian reply.
They made 216-run mark for the first time in the series. With the 3rd consecutive hundred at SCG, VVS Laxman once again proved he’s quite able to give a befitting reply to Australia and his 175-run partnership for the 2nd wicket with Rahul Dravid steadied the innings through much of the second
day.

Viru left out of IInd Test against Australia

Viru left out of IInd Test against Australia

New Delhi: January 1, 2008 – India batsman Virender Sehwag has been left out of the playing eleven whereas Zaheer Khan’s fitness might make him sit out as well in the second Test against Australia in Sydney on Wednesday.

Over confident India gets humiliating 337-run  defeat in Ist test

Over confident India gets humiliating 337-run defeat in Ist test

December 29, 2007 – India was over confident after defeating Pakistan and took the test against Australia light. Dravid was particularly keen to show his feat by opening but his confidence failed miserably. The Indian players disappointed the whole country. Yuv Raj also disappointed the countrymen.

SAARC foreign ministers meeting today

SAARC foreign ministers meeting today

New Delhi, India: December 7, 2007 -IR Summary – The two-day meeting of seventh SAARC Foreign Ministers (member nations of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation) shall begin here today where eight member countries, India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Maldives, Bhutan and Afghanistan will participate.

Dhoni to be Captain for all games or Kumble to be Skipper?

Dhoni to be Captain for all games or Kumble to be Skipper?

Mumbai: November 8, 2007 – The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has conveyed to Board President Sharad Pawar that since Sachin Tendulkar has declined captaincy of the Indian team for the Tests, they have selected another Captain.

Australia wins by 18 runs, India made 299 in reply to 317

Australia wins by 18 runs, India made 299 in reply to 317

Nagpur: October 14, 2007 – Andrew Symonds, dropped by Sree Santh on two, continued to torment India as he brought up his sixth ODI century to take Australia to a massive 317 in 50 overs. India made 299 and lost the match by 18 runs.

Forget humiliation if India is to equalize the series: Dhoni

Forget humiliation if India is to equalize the series: Dhoni

Vadodara, October 11, 2007 – Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Thursday asked his team to ‘forget’ the humiliating nine-wicket loss against Australia in the fifth one-dayer. Win and loss is the part of the game, so all of us should concentrate on the remaining matches of the seven-match cricket series.

India beats Australia, win by eight runs

India beats Australia, win by eight runs

Chandigarh, Punjab: October 8, 2007 – India has proved its mettle by defeating Australia by eight runs in an exciting match played her on Monday in the fourth limited-overs international. Australia still leads in the series to 2-1.