India vs Australia: Wriddhiman Saha to keep wickets as Rishabh Pant taken for scans after injuring left elbow | Cricket News – Times of India

SYDNEY: The Indian team was dealt a blow on Saturday as wicketkeeper-batsman Rishabh Pant sustained an elbow injury, which could rule him out of the remainder of the third Test against Australia. Reserve wicketkeeper Wriddhiman Saha replaced him as per ICC rules with Pant being taken for scans. “Rishabh Pant was hit on the left … Read more

Being faster on feet, putting concerted pressure on Ashwin worked: Smith | Cricket News – Times of India

SYDNEY: Faster footwork along with the tactic of attacking Ravichandran Ashwin straightaway worked wonders for him during his first century on home soil in three years, Australian batsman Steve Smith said on Friday. Having just managed to score only 10 runs in the first Two Tests, Smith roared back to form as his 131, single-handedly … Read more

IND vs AUS: Slump? What slump, says Steve Smith after long-awaited Test century | Cricket News – Times of India

SYDNEY: Former Australia skipper Steve Smith dismissed talk of a form slump but credited a more positive attitude after his battling century against India in Sydney Friday. The 31-year-old reached three figures in a Test for the first time since 2019, smacking 131 for his 27th ton to help steer Australia to a first innings … Read more

I can rewind and play this Steve Smith run-out, my best ever: Ravindra Jadeja | Cricket News – Times of India

SYDNEY: An exceptional all-rounder, India’s Ravindra Jadeja was pretty chuffed about running Steve Smith out with a direct hit in the ongoing third Test against Australia and called it his “best ever” fielding effort which he can watch any number of times. Smith, who was batting on 131 and was in a mood to slog … Read more

India vs Australia, 3rd Test: Ravindra Jadeja, Shubman Gill star as India dominate Day 2 despite Steve Smith century | Cricket News – Times of India

SYDNEY: Steve Smith’s typically gutsy hundred was neutralised by Ravindra Jadeja‘s four-wicket haul and rookie Shubman Gill‘s fluent half-century as a resolute India reached 96/2 after dismissing Australia for 338 on the second day of the third Test on Friday. SCORECARD | HIGHLIGHTS – DAY 2The Indian bowlers, especially Jadeja (18-3-62-4) and the ever-dependable Jasprit … Read more

India vs Australia: Sunil Gavaskar backs Indian team amid concerns over fourth Test | Cricket News – Times of India

SYDNEY: Amid concerns over the fourth Test at Gabba in Brisbane due to mandatory quarantine and tighter biosecurity restrictions, former India skipper Sunil Gavaskar said that the Indian cricketing board is fully committed to protecting its team. Gavaskar mentioned that players are required to stay in a bubble but the crowds are allowed in the … Read more