Australian spinner Nathan Lyon has spoken out against the International Cricket Council’s (ICC) decision to broadcast sound from the stump microphone at all times and the introduction of audible obscenities as a new offence. The ICC announced four new violations into its revised code of conduct on Monday - attempting to gain an unfair advantage (cheating, other than ball-tampering), personal abuse, audible obscenity and disobeying an umpire’s instructions. The governing body also introduced harsher sanctions for…
BANGALORE: Australian off-spinner Nathan Lyon claimed eight wickets to help bowl out India for 189 on the opening day of the second Test in Bangalore on Saturday. Opener Lokesh Rahul top-scored with 90 before falling to Lyon, who recorded career-best figures of 8-50 as the hosts were dismissed in the final session after electing to bat first. The hosts were 168 for five at tea with opener Lokesh Rahul fighting on with an unbeaten half-century at Bangalore's M Chinnaswamy Stadium. Rahul on 79 and Ravichandran Ashwin…
NOTTINGHAM: England ripped out the last three Australia wickets for 12 runs to win the fourth test by a crushing innings and 78 runs at Trent Bridge on Saturday and regain the Ashes.
SYDNEY: India survived a batting collapse in a nervous final session to force a draw in the fourth test against Australia at the Sydney Cricket Ground on Saturday, leaving the hosts 2-0 winners of the series.
SYDNEY: David Warner kissed the ground in Phillip Hughes's memory to lead an Australian run spree with an emotional century on the opening day of the final Test against India on Tuesday.
ADELAIDE: David Warner's second century put Australia in control of the first Test against India but umpires twice had to intervene as tempers flared in Adelaide.
ADELAIDE: David Warner paid moving tribute to Phillip Hughes in compiling a brilliant century, but Australia's joy was tempered with another injury to captain Michael Clarke on an emotional opening day of the first test against India on Tuesday.