Chennai Super Kings won their first game of IPL 6 drubbing hosts Kings XI Punjab by 10 wickets at Mohali. The match was set up by the CSK bowlers who skittled out Kings XI for a modest total of 138 in 19.5 overs.
Australia came to India in 2008 with a strong bowling outfit but a weak bowling attack. Unfortunately for skipper Ricky Ponting, his batters did as poorly as the bowlers, as a result of which India got home to a comfortable 2-0 win.
Michael Hussey made his international debut at 30. He retired a few months before he turns 38. In between, he played 79 Tests, 185 ODIs and 38 T20s. The left-hander averaged 51.52 in the five-day format, 48.15 in one-dayers and nearly 38 in the shortest format of the game.
On a rain-affected second day’s play, Australia took the match forward by declaring its first innings at 450 for 5 and then reducing the tourists to 87 for 4. The Lankans now have their backs to the walls having lost three of its experienced players...
Hosts Australia are expected to go 1-0 up at the Adelaide Oval following a clinical performance on the penultimate day of the Second Test. Leaving South Africa with an improbable target of 430, the Aussies have got taken four wickets for 77 despite not having the services of the injured fast bowler James Pattinson.
A double century from Skipper Michael Clarke and centuries from David Warner and Michael Hussey has put Australia in a supreme position of 482 for 5 in the opening day’s play of the Second Test at Adelaide.