Conditions going to be similar to first two Tests: Michael Clarke

Australian skipper Michael Clarke is ready for another litmus test having conceded that the conditions at the PCA Stadium here are pretty "similar" to the ones they encountered in the first two Tests of the four-match series.

Arthur OK with India`s turning tracks

Australian coach Mickey Arthur is not complaining that India has prepared rank turners, where some of his players stand "exposed" against spin, as he feels the host nation must prepare tracks that suit their strength.

``Scapegoat`` Lyon hits back at Oz selectors for Test dumping

Nathan Lyon has broken his silence for the first time after getting axed from the Australian Test team after an average performance against India in the Hyderabad Test, and the off spinner also rebuffed selectors`` claims he has technical issues that require urgent rehabilitation Lyon said he felt no need to make drastic changes and has never been more confident in his ability as an international bowler especially after taking the wicket of batting maestro, Sachin Tendulkar in the first Test, th

Arthur says Oz team`s morale not `rock bottom` following crushing twin defeats

Australia coach Mickey Arthur has claimed his team`s morale is not rock bottom following two crushing defeats against India in the ongoing Test series, but he admitted some players are still shell shocked at the difficulty of succeeding in the harsh Indian conditions.

Brett Lee not surprised by Chennai track

Former Australian speedster Brett Lee today said he was not surprised by the Chennai pitch and backed his country to bounce back in the four-Test series despite suffering an eight-wicket defeat in the first match against India at the M A Chidambaram Stadium.

Dhoni`s batting reflected on his captaincy: Ashwin

Off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin feels that Mahendra Singh Dhoni`s magnificent batting form reflected on his captaincy which helped India produce a clinical performance in the first Test against Australia.

We have to play at our absolute best: Shane Watson

Australian batsman Shane Watson has said his side would have to play at their absolute best to win the second Test against India starting here Saturday.

India vs Australia 2013: Should Ojha replace Harbhajan for 2nd Test?

While team India comprehensively defeated the Australians in the first Test at Chennai, Harbhajan Singh who was playing in his 100th Test continued to struggle.

India vs Australia: Chennai Test, Day 5 - As it happened...

Live updates from the fifth and final day of Chennai Test between India and Australia.

India vs Australia, Chennai Test: Statistical highlights

Statistical highlights on the fifth day of the opening cricket Test match between India and Australia on Tuesday.

I never ever dreamt of scoring double century: Dhoni

After securing a one nil lead over Australia in the ongoing four-match Test series at the M.A. Chidambaram Stadium here on Tuesday, Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni was his usual modest self in admitting that he never thought he would ever represent his country.

Dhoni`s innings was a game-changer, admits Michael Clarke

Australian captain Michael Clarke today conceded that it was Mahendra Singh Dhoni`s double century that turned out to be a game-changer as they were completely outplayed by India in the first cricket Test here today.

India vs Australia 2013: Superb double ton by Dhoni as India take control of 1st Test

Mahendra Singh Dhoni gave an exhibition of blistering strokeplay to hit a career-best undefeated 206 as India rode on their captain`s brilliance to gain control of the first Test.

``Debutant`` Moises Henriques says legs turned to jelly while entering field to bat

Australian all rounder Moises Henriques, who made his debut during the ongoing Chennai Test against India on Friday, said his legs started to turn to jelly while he was entering the field to bat on day one, adding his nerves died down after facing the first ball of his Test career.

Dean Jones says Oz decision to pick four pacers for Chennai Test ``grave mistake``

Former batsman Dean Jones has claimed Australia``s decision to play four fast bowlers against India in the first Test in Chennai is a grave mistake, adding if the tourists fail to score 400-plus in their first innings they stand no chance of winning the match.

Indian team arrives in Chennai ahead of the first Test

The Indian cricket team arrived on Tuesday evening in Chennai ahead of the first Test match against Australia which is scheduled to be played at the M.A. Chidambaram Stadium on February 22.