Josh Hazlewood can join 200 club: Glenn McGrath
Josh Hazlewood can join 200 club: Glenn McGrath

 Impressed with Josh Hazlewood's performance during his five-wicket haul on Test debut, Australian pace legend Glenn McGrath on Wednesday said that the New South Wales seamer can become a member of the 200-wicket club if he continues the good work.

Very proud to have taken five wickets in debut Test: Josh Hazlewood
Very proud to have taken five wickets in debut Test: Josh Hazlewood

Josh Hazlewood had to wait a while for his test debut but no one can accuse him of wasting his chance when it came after he became the 33rd Australian to take a five-wicket haul on debut in the second test against India on Thursday.

2nd Test, Day 2: Smith, Hazlewood revive Australia; Yadav keeps India in hunt
2nd Test, Day 2: Smith, Hazlewood revive Australia; Yadav keeps India in hunt

India frittered away the opportunity to make a big first innings total as they suffered a late-order batting collapse before Umesh Yadav scalped three wickets on his comeback to leave the second cricket Test against Australia evenly-poised, here Thursday.

India vs Australia, 2nd Test: Josh Hazlewood picks five-wicket haul on debut
India vs Australia, 2nd Test: Josh Hazlewood picks five-wicket haul on debut

Australian speedster Josh Hazlewood made a memorable debut in the second Test of the ongoing four-match series against India where he picked a five-wicket haul in the first innings of the Gabba Test.

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.

Need fit bowlers and quick wickets tomorrow: Darren Lehmann
Need fit bowlers and quick wickets tomorrow: Darren Lehmann

 Australian coach Darren Lehmann praised his team for enduring a tough opening day of the second cricket Test at the Gabba on Wednesday but said he expects them to come up with a better showing against India tomorrow.

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.

India vs Australia: New skipper, but Gabba record favours hosts
India vs Australia: New skipper, but Gabba record favours hosts

Australia, under new captain Steve Smith, take a one-nil series lead over India into Wednesday`s second Test in Brisbane where they have not lost a Test in 26 years.

Gabba Test postponed, Phil Hughes' funeral to be held on Wednesday
Gabba Test postponed, Phil Hughes' funeral to be held on Wednesday

The first Test between India and Australia has been postponed, Cricket Australia stated on Saturday.

Allan Border wants first Test to be pushed back by three days
Allan Border wants first Test to be pushed back by three days

Former captain Allan Border feels next week's first Test between Indian and Australia should be pushed back by three days so that the players can take part in the funeral of Phillip Hughes.

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.

Gabba Test: After Michael Clarke now Steven Smith too is uncertain to play
Gabba Test: After Michael Clarke now Steven Smith too is uncertain to play

Availability of Australian skipper Michael Clarke for the opening Test against India at Brisbane is still in doubt. And now a quadriceps injury of in-form batsman Steven Smith, has also forced him to withdraw his name from this week's Sheffield Shield round.

Virat Kohli ready for challenge of leading India against Australia
Virat Kohli ready for challenge of leading India against Australia

Indian star Virat Kohli said Sunday he was ready for the in-your-face pressure in store for his Test captaincy debut against Australia in next month`s opening Gabba Test.

Johnson rested from opening ODI with England

Ashes man-of-the-series Mitchell Johnson will be rested from the opening one-day international against England to freshen up for the rest of the series, Australia coach Darren Lehmann said on Thursday.

Gower says England`s ongoing Ashes demise culmination of `perfect storm`

Former captain David Gower has said England`s ongoing Ashes demise is a culmination of a `perfect storm` as Australia`s confidence soars.

Fawad Ahmed admits Ashes hopes were dented due to `pressure to perform`

Pakistani refugee -turned Australian leg-spinner Fawad Ahmed has admitted that his bowling was affected by talk that he was in Ashes contention, for which he lost his way.

Give Trott time to recover: Cook

England captain Alastair Cook said Wednesday it was important to give Jonathan Trott time and space to recover from the stress illness that forced him out of the Ashes series in Australia.

Good cricket will silence hostile crowds, says Cook

England will let their cricket do the talking in the second test in Adelaide after engaging in some "ugly" verbal exchanges with Australia during their opening loss in Brisbane, captain Alastair Cook said on Wednesday.

Gabba win just beginning for Oz team: Clarke

Australian Test captain Michael Clarke has said that their first Test win at Brisbane`s Gabba was fantastic because of the aggressive, positive way they played and that they intend to run with that confidence and momentum when the second Test starts in Adelaide on Thursday.

Rogers says Oz to continue sledging

Australian cricketer Chris Rogers has said that his side will continue serving it up to an England side `rattled` by their paceman Mitchell Johnson in the second Ashes Test in Adelaide and further.