Dilip Vengsarkar bats for DRS after howlers in Tests Down Under
Dilip Vengsarkar bats for DRS after howlers in Tests Down Under

A slew of howlers by umpires in the ongoing India-Australia cricket Test series Down Under has convinced former captain Dilip Vengsarkar to come out in support of the Decision Review System (DRS), a technology whose use has been consistently opposed by BCCI.

India's tour of Australia: How new crop of Indian players overcame Gabba challenge

On two days of fluctuating fortunes, a new crop of Indians put to rest the Gabba snigger the visitors have been forced to associate with the fast and bouncy pitches Down Under. Historical fallacies were consigned to, for a prospective future once the Indian team finished Day 1 of the second Test at 311 for four wickets in Brisbane. Before the start of the match, it was everybody's assumption that the Indians will struggle to survive, let alone post a respectable score.

India vs Australia, 2nd Test: Veteran Mitchell Johnson praises debutante Josh Hazlewood
India vs Australia, 2nd Test: Veteran Mitchell Johnson praises debutante Josh Hazlewood

Australian pace spearhead Mitchell Johnson on Thursday praised debutante Josh Hazlewood for his outstanding performance on Day two of the second Test against India at Brisbane.

2nd Test: Hazlewood, Smith shine on Day 2 as Australia fight back against India
2nd Test: Hazlewood, Smith shine on Day 2 as Australia fight back against India

There would be plenty to ponder for Australia's new skipper Steve Smith on Day 2 of the second Test match as most of his bowlers have looked out of form while the Indian batsmen have scored runs at ease.

2nd Test, Day 1: India vs Australia - Statistical highlights
2nd Test, Day 1: India vs Australia - Statistical highlights

 Statistical highlights on the opening day of the second Test between India and Australia here on Wednesday.

Murali Vijay credits his feat against Aussies to past Indian greats
Murali Vijay credits his feat against Aussies to past Indian greats

 His four Test hundreds out of five career tons have come while playing against the Australians and Indian opener Murali Vijay on Wednesay attributed his special liking for the Aussies to the inspiration he got from the great knocks of legendary cricketers like Sachin Tendulkar.

2nd Test: Murali Vijay strikes ton as India take Day 1 honour against Australia
2nd Test: Murali Vijay strikes ton as India take Day 1 honour against Australia

 Opener Murali Vijay cracked a fluent 144 as India put up a solid batting display to take the honours on the opening day of the second cricket Test against Australia by reaching a comfortable 311 for four here on Wednesday.

Adelaide Test set the tone for rest of the series
Adelaide Test set the tone for rest of the series

Excitement, thrill, action, reaction, altercation, drama, emotions; the first Test of the Border-Gavaskar Trophy played at Adelaide Oval covered all these aspects and set the tone for rest of the series.

India vs Australia, 1st Test: Patience will be key on the final day, says Ajinkya Rahane
India vs Australia, 1st Test: Patience will be key on the final day, says Ajinkya Rahane

Left facing a big lead on the fourth day of the first Test against Australia, Indian batsman Ajinkya Rahane today said that his team will have to be calm and patient on the fifth and final day to remain in contention.

1st Test, Day 3: India vs Australia – Statistical highlights
1st Test, Day 3: India vs Australia – Statistical highlights

Statistical highlights of the first Test between India and Australia at the Adelaide Oval here on Thursday.

Sachin Tendulkar hails Jammu and Kashmir's Ranji win over Mumbai
Sachin Tendulkar hails Jammu and Kashmir's Ranji win over Mumbai

Batting legend Sachin Tendulkar on Thursday hailed Jammu and Kashmir cricket team's victory over 40-time champions Mumbai in their 2014-15 Ranji Trophy opener at the historic Wankhede Stadium.

I'll look to exploit footmarks left by Ishant: Nathan Lyon
I'll look to exploit footmarks left by Ishant: Nathan Lyon

Australia off-spinner Nathan Lyon on Thursday said he will look to exploit the footmarks created by Indian pacer Ishant Sharma during his spell to David Warner on the opening day of the first cricket Test.

Adelaide Test: We proved ourselves, says Cheteshwar Pujara
Adelaide Test: We proved ourselves, says Cheteshwar Pujara

Having done his bit with the willow, Cheteshwar Pujara said India's strong reply meant the visitors' young batsmen have proven themselves on the third day of the first cricket Test versus Australia here on Thursday.

Our batsmen will make up for bowlers: India's fielding coach
Our batsmen will make up for bowlers: India's fielding coach

India might be left with a mountain of runs to climb in the first cricket Test but fielding coach R Sridhar was confident that the batsmen will make up for the bowlers' poor show.

Ranji Trophy: Mumbai take on J&K in first-ever encounter
Ranji Trophy: Mumbai take on J&K in first-ever encounter

Seeking their 41st Ranji Trophy title, former champions Mumbai are to open their campaign against Group A minnows Jammu and Kashmir in the first-ever meeting between the two teams in 80 years of the tournament, here Sunday.

Tackling Mitchell Johnson; remaining fit throughout series key for India in Oz

Once the rescheduled four-match Test series between India and Australia starts, the biggest challenge for the Indian team would be to tackle the deadly speedster Mitchell Johnson.

Is Virender Sehwag's dream of playing another World Cup a realistic one?
Is Virender Sehwag's dream of playing another World Cup a realistic one?

Despite being one of the most swashbuckling cricketers the game has seen, Virender Sehwag's downfall of late has been an unplesant sight for fans across the world. But now that the veteran has expressed his desire to see his name in India's World Cup probables list, the question is whether it is actually possible?

Indian pace attack catches eye ahead of first Test
Indian pace attack catches eye ahead of first Test

The Indian pace attack is getting much attention Down Under, with Varun Aaron being singled out for special praise by Australian cricketers, who feel the youngster's biggest assets - pace and bounce - are things that had troubled the visitors on their previous tours here.

Five Indian players to watch out for in Test series Down Under

Five Indian players to watch out for in Test series Down Under