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From Bradman to Kohli: Kersi covers cricket between India and Australia from 1947 to now

Currently, apart from the Ashes, no cricket series arouses as much interest as the Australia–India Test matches. Thrills and spills, conflicts and controversies colour Test series between these two great cricketing nations. The legendary cricketers Allan Border and Sunil Gavaskar have provided perceptive Forewords. Kersi Meher-Homji takes you on an enthralling journey from Don Bradman […]

India retains the Border-Gavaskar Trophy

By Kersi Meher-Homji What a Test! What twists and turns! The better team under a dynamic leader emerged winner in the Boxing Day Melbourne Test which ended today, the 30th December. Virat Kohli’s Indians not only won the Melbourne Test by 137 runs but retained  the Border-Gavaskar Trophy as well, as they lead 2-1 in […]

Aerotropolis ready to takeoff with 10 MOUs in place

   The Western Sydney Aerotropolis is on track to create 200,000 jobs, with the NSW Government signing the 10th major agreement to attract investment to the Aerotropolis since the Investor Forum in May. Premier Gladys Berejiklian committed to deliver 10 MoUs this year and has now delivered with the final commitment to develop a Space Industry Hub […]

Does India need to fix its opening combination for Melbourne Test

By Gaurav Joshi Melbourne.  The series is tied at 1-1.  A crowd in excess of 70,000 is expected for the opening day of the Boxing Day Test match.  India is aware that one more victory and they can regain the Border-Gavaskar Trophy.  Australia knows that if they can win the third Test, it is bound […]

It’s the ‘Selection’ and the long tail the culprit

By Gaurav Joshi Ask any expert or an Indian fan why the team has struggled to win Tests abroad in 2018 and the blunt answer will be ‘selection’.   Ever since the team departed for South Africa in the last week of 2017, the team management has made some poor decisions that have ended up costing […]

Indian inspired street art to transform Yarra Park

A video promoting the art component of the Indian Summer Festival can be viewed and downloaded here. Giant murals painted by leading Indian and local street artists are set to hit Melbourne as part of the Indian Summer Festival – a free festival at Yarra Park, coinciding with the Domain Boxing Day Test between Australia and […]

If India wins the Perth Test it will retain the Border Gavaskar Trophy

By Kersi Meher-Homji Psychologically, India is on a high after winning the opening Test in Adelaide early this week to lead 1-0 in the series. Who will win the Perth Test which starts today [Friday]. If Australia wins, the series be locked 1-all. If Virat Kohli’s confident men win, they will lead 2-0. And if […]

Pink Sari Inc. prepare to attend the Domain Sydney Pink Test

Indian breast cancer awareness group to help spread an important message on Jane McGrath Day Grass roots breast cancer awareness group Pink Sari Inc. are preparing to attend Jane McGrath Day at the Domain Pink Test in Sydney next month (Australia vs India 5 January 2019) to drive an important message for Indian communities in […]

Samosa burgars, pani puris, tandoori chicken tacos at the Boxing Day test between Australia and India

Samosa burgers, pani puri and tandoori chicken tacos are just a few of the dishes set to hit Yarra Park as part of the Indian Summer Festival – a free festival coinciding with the Domain Boxing Day Test between Australia and India at the MCG. Over twenty food trucks and stalls – including from pioneering […]

Test cricket heats up on Seven

Australia v India LIVE and FREE – 7 and 7mate this summer 3 December, 2018. Seven’s Test coverage starts this Thursday LIVE from the Adelaide Oval as Australia start its campaign to win back the Border-Gavaskar trophy from India. After a turbulent year, the Aussies will be hoping their world class bowling attack including Mitchell Starc, Pat […]

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