Eleven-year-old Manish Chopra wipes away sweat after an hour of batting in a New Delhi park as he considers why India is crazy for cricket over soccer.
Australia elevated batsman George Bailey to its Test cricket squad and recalled left-arm fast bowler Mitchell Johnson for next week’s Ashes series opener against England.
Australia dropped fast bowler Mitchell Johnson , the International Cricket Council’s Player of the Year in 2009, for the second Ashes Test against England.
Australia left out Mitchell Johnson and recalled fast bowlers Peter Siddle and Ben Hilfenhaus for the opening cricket Test against Sri Lanka starting tomorrow, whose captain Mahela Jayawardene will step down next month.
Australia routed Sri Lanka by a record innings and 201 runs to win their Test cricket series with a match to spare.
Australia left out Mitchell Johnson and recalled fellow fast bowlers Peter Siddle and Ben Hilfenhaus for the series-opening cricket Test against Sri Lanka starting tomorrow in Hobart.
Australia named the following 15-man one-day cricket squad for matches against Ireland and England in June and July:
Australia bowled England out for 187 on day two of the third Ashes cricket Test in Perth to take an 81-run first innings lead as it seeks to tie the series.
Alastair Cook hit an unbeaten half- century to lift England to 167-3 in reply to Australia’s 280 on day two of the series-deciding Ashes cricket Test in Sydney.
Australia reached 119-3 in its second innings to lead England by 200 runs in the third Ashes cricket Test in Perth as 13 wickets fell on day two.
"The way that we came out there and bowled was unbelievable."
- Mitchell Johnson on Dec 27, 2012