Australia dominated proceedings once again as their fitting performance at the Gabba in Brisbane, continued to haunt India. The Aussies who recorded back to back Test match victories, looked dominating on all fronts and handed India a four-wicket blow.
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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.
Batting great Sunil Gavaskar on Thursday felt India squandered another opportunity to be in a commanding position after being bowled out for 408 on day two of the second cricket Test against Australia in Brisbane today.
Never too far from controversies, spin legend Shane Warne found himself at the centre of another one when he called pacer Mitchell Starc "soft" but had to offer an explanation after Australian cricket coach Darren Lehmann took exception to the description.
India will continue to play the aggressive brand of cricket, skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni declared today as the team aims to erase the 1-0 deficit when the second cricket Test begins here on Wednesday.
Joining a select group that was last represented more than a decade ago, two brothers will play alongside each other in the same Australia test side after Shaun and Mitchell Marsh were named to face India on Tuesday.
Bolstered by the return of regular captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni, India will look to regroup and fight their way back into the four-match series when they face Australia on a lively Gabba wicket in the second cricket Test starting here on Wednesday.