Indian Batsmen struggled against spin attack of Australia

India vs Australia first Test match has started from Feb 23. Australia got all out on 260 runs, where Indian batsmen show poor performance and got out on 104 runs. This test match is very crucial for Indian point of view because if India wins this test match then that will 25th Test match win that's highest.

Virat Kohli dismissed on Duck after 104 Innings

The first blow delivered by Josh Hazlewood, Murali Vijay was dismissed for 10. Left-arm pacer Mitchell Starck hunt first Cheteshwar Pujara (6) caught behind the stumps by wicketkeeper Matthew Wade. Then the captain Virat Kohli had great hopes, but on the fourth ball of the same over Stark send him back to the pavilion. Virat Kohli dismissed on the duck after 104 innings in international cricket. Earlier he had returned to zero in 2014 in Manchester Test Match.

India vs Australia 1st Test Score Card

The Series between number one team in the Test rankings vs Australia has started from Feb 23. Four Test match Series has started from Pune where Australia win the Toss and elected to bat first. Australia scored 260 runs in first innings, India slumped to 70 for three at lunch. Lokesh Rahul (47) and Ajinkya Rahane (6) are at the crease. Mitchell Starc was the biggest blow to the team, while Virat Kohli struck the ball outside off stump and the ball sat up on the edge of her slip had gone into the hands of Peter Handscomb. Virat VS Stark's first match is won by Mitchell Starc. Stark took 2 and Josh Hazlewood one wicket before the Lunch.

1st Innings
Australia - 260/10 & 46/2
India - 105/10 #indvsaus #cricinfolc

— Cricinfolivecricket (@cricinfolc) February 24, 2017

After the lunch, Indian team kneels in front of Steve O'Keefe spin bowling attack. Can India's losing of 7 wickets for 11 runs in their first innings be some sort of a record for them vs Australia? yeah, that's true India lost their 7 wickets for just 11 runs. India lost their 4 wickets in 9 balls. Steve O'Keefe shows his talent against India, took 3 wickets in an over that's tremendous. 

Fall of wickets of Team India 

Australia - 1/82 (David Varner- 38), 2/119 (Sean Marsh- 16), 3/149 (Peter Handscomb- 22), 4/149 (Steve Smith 27), 5/166 (Michael Marsh- 5), 6/190 (Matthew Ved- 8), 7/198 (Matt Renzo- 68), 8/205 (Stephen Okifi- 0), 9/205 (Nathan Lion- 0), 10/260 (Michael Stark- 61).

India - 

R Ashwin break the record of Kapil Dev

Off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin broke a record of India's living legend Kapil Dev after dismissing Mitchell Starc. He broke the record of Kapil Dev by 64 wickets the most in a season home record of 63 wickets left behind. Completing 200 wickets on Indian soil, now he needs 10 wickets and he will become the fourth Indian bowler such as Anil Kumble (350), Harbhajan Singh (265) and Kapil Dev (219). 

Pakistan Cricketer Shahid Afridi announced International retirement

Pakistan's popular all-rounder cricketer Shahid Afridi announced his retirement from international cricket on Sunday. His 21 years career of international cricket such a great and sometimes controversial was over. Afridi had indicated at the beginning of the month that his international career is almost over. He said he now wants to be a freelance cricketer playing in leagues all over the world.

Shahid Afridi announced retirement

The 36-year-old cricket star who had already retired from Test and ODI cricket. Although T-20 World Championship in 2016 in India. He stepped down as captain after the tournament, but as a player continued his career in the shorter format of the game.
Shahid Afridi then settled into the hearts of fans when playing against Sri Lanka in 1996, he had took 37 balls for the century on the board. It was his second match. No one able to break his record of 17 years. In the latter half of his career as a bowling all-rounder Afridi was established. Twenty20 cricket is Pakistan's early success depends on Afridi. Pakistan's victory in 2009 T20 World Cup, is the hard work of the Shahid Afridi. Afridi played 27 Tests in his international cricket career. These games, he scored in 1176. His highest score was 156. His 48 wickets.

Afridi played 398 ODI matches and scored 8064 runs. Afridi, 124 runs is the highest score in ODI. Afridi took 395 wickets in leg-spin bowling. Afridi played 98 T-20 matches and scored 1405 runs and also got 97 wickets in T20 Format.

Ben Stokes most expenisve player of IPL 2017

IPL players' auction for the 10th season went in Bangalore has begun. The 352 players are up for bidding. Afghanistan's Mohammad Nabi (Mohammad Nabi) bought the Sunrisers Rs 30 lakh. Thus he became the first player in the IPL, who is from Afghanistan after that Hyderabad also bought only 18 years old leg Spinner Rashid Khan from Afghanistan in 4 million.


Bad News fro Indian Pacer Ishant Sharma who get no buyers. Rising Pune Suprjaynts bought England all-rounder Ben Stokes in 14.50 million. The second largest bid was 12 million by the Royal Challengers Bangalore for fast Bowler Taiml Milles. Last year, India's most expensive all rounder Pawan Negi got only one million. Famous player Ishant Sharma, Irfan Pathan, Martin Gptil. Imran Tahir and Jason Roy anyone got no buyers.

The Pacers were bid on the 14th set. Afghanistan's 18-year-old Rashid Khan Sunrisers bought 4 million. Kings XI Punjab spinner Varun Aaron adopted in 2.80 million. Matt Henry took Kings XI Punjab 50 lakh. Pune Jaidev Unadkat took 30 Lakh in its court. Manpreet Gony Gujarat Lions purchased 60 lakh. RP Singh and Pankaj Singh not found any buyers.

              List of top IPL Expensive Players

Cricketers  Country  Price Team
Ben Stokes England  14.50 Million Rising Pune
Taiml Milles England  12 Million RCB
Rabada South Africa 5 Million DD
Bolt New Zealand  5 Million KKR
Patt Commins Australia 4.50 Million DD
Chris Woakes England  4.20 Million KKR
Rashid Khan Afghanistan 4 Million SRH
Karan Sharma India 3.20 Million MI

list of all top players will be updated by their bidding still now these are top IPL Expensive players. hope you like our article you can follow us on social channels thanks.

BCCI announced Indian team squad against Australia Test Series

Team India has been announced the first two matches of the four-Test series against Australia. Amit Mishra is out from the team because of his injury. Indian Opener Shikhar Dhawan, who is running out of form could not get a chance in the team.
BCCI announced team India against Australia Test Series

India vs Australia first Test match will be played on February 23 to be in Pune. Abhinav Mukund, Kuldeep Yadav, Karun Nair and Jayant Yadav also get a place in the team. Opening pair has relied on the Lokesh Rahul and Vijay. Besides, as a backup opener, Abhinav Mukund also be present.

Indian pacer Mohammed Shami could not recover from his injury, so against Bangladesh trio pacer Ishant Sharma, Umesh Yadav, and Bhuvneshwar Kumar will lead the pace attack. The spin department will be handed over to the duo of Ashwin and Jadeja. Kuldeep Yadav has been included in the squad on Amit Mishra injury.

Team: Virat (Capt), Vijay, Rahul, Pujara, Rahane, Saha (wk), Ashwin, Jadeja, Ishant, Bhuvi, Umesh, Karun, Jayant, Kuldeep, Mukund & Pandya.

BCCI also tweeted about the squad against Australia. So, guys get ready for India vs Australia Test series will start from 23 Feb. stay tuned with us, follow us on our social networks.

Take Down Virat & Ashwin to defeat India - Steve Smith

India touring Australia captain Steven Smith and Coach Darren Lehmann believes the series is scheduled to be extremely challenging for them. Indian Skipper Virat Kohli and off- spinner Ravichandran Ashwin both players will be their biggest challenge said, Steve Smith. If they got control on both players then they can easily win this cricket series.

Steve Smith press Conference

Australian Cricket team came to India for four tests Border-Gavaskar trophy. This test series will be very hard or tough for us said, Australian Skipper and Coach Darren Lehman. They had good preparation for team India also added. 

  • Smith said, "We are very excited about this tour. These tours will be challenging for us. "He said, "India is the world's number one team, but our players have also prepared and we will expect definitely the success."
  • Kohli and Ashwin assuming the challenge, "he said against Ashwin and Virat against our batting to our bowling will decide the result of the series."
  • In the meantime, Smith said, to prevent massive and Ashwin and his team have the special planning.
  • Smith said, "We are making the game plan against Virat, they are world-batsman and four double-century in the last four series have imposed the too great challenge for us will be."
  • In the press conference when the question arises on Sledging, Australian Skipper didn’t deny the fact about Sledging he said, if sledging helps us to win the series then we will use against India. Smith said in the media, then why should we sledging helps if the team will refuse. "He said, "Yes, I believe it is useful to create pressure on the opposite team and some players get the benefit of it."
  • The world's number one batsman in ICC rankings Steven Smith besides India off-spinner Ashwin, Virat big challenge for the Australian team said.
  • A world class bowler Ashwin stating "It will be a challenge for the batsman to play against them. But also for the team to face off-spinner has been prepared separately.
  • According to Smith Fast Bowlers like spinners is not easy to play. "It is not only fast bowler Umesh Yadav from our spinners, Ishant Sharma, Bhuvneshwar Kumar can present a challenge for us and the challenge can be considered equal."
  • During the India-Australia Test series, Team India captain Virat Kohli has an eye on one million USD.
  • If Indian Cricket team remains number one in the ICC Test rankings on April 1, 2017, then Virat Kohli team will get the reward for number one test Team in the world.
  • Indian team has to beat Australia at least one test to get this reward.