Tagged with Australia

Australia are the bookies favourites

We are now two games into the Commonwealth Bank Series and there was a turn up for the books in the match between India and Sri Lanka when the game ended in a tie. That result means that Sri Lanka have their first points of the series whilst India go top, one point above Australia … Continue reading

Symonds calls time on career

Former Australia all-rounder Andrew Symonds, whose powerful, big-hitting performances were often overshadowed by bruising run-ins with officialdom, announced his retirement on Thursday. The 36-year-old said his decision would take effect immediately which rules him out of the forthcoming Indian Premier League where he had been due to play for Mumbai Indians. “Effective immediately, I am … Continue reading

Players, media call for clarity over Haddin status

Players and newspapers are seeking answers from selectors over the status of Test wicketkeeper Brad Haddin in Australia’s team for the tri one-day series against India and Sri Lanka. Vice captain Shane Watson said Haddin deserved clarity given his service to Australian cricket, while former skipper Ricky Ponting said confusion was rife over the player’s … Continue reading