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Ian Chappell calls for reduction of on-field chatter, limit use of controversial DRS

Ian Chappell calls for reduction of on-field chatter, limit use of controversial DRS

Chappell described the constant on-field chatter during India's 2-1 Test series win over Australia as one of the "unsightly" aspects of the contest and said these "inane comments" should not be a part of the game.

IPL 2017: No problem playing under Glenn Maxwell despite tiff, says Wriddhiman Saha

IPL 2017: No problem playing under Glenn Maxwell despite tiff, says Wriddhiman Saha

Asked about India`s aggressive approach in the series, Saha, who too had an altercation with Australian pacer Josh Hazlewood, said they have always been like this and it`s nothing new.

India vs Australia: Darren Lehmann disappointed with Virat Kohli's no-longer-friends comment

India vs Australia: Darren Lehmann disappointed with Virat Kohli's no-longer-friends comment

"I too was very impressed with (Ajinkya) Rahane's captaincy. I thought he was brilliant," Lehmann said, trying to side-step the query by referring to Rahane's stand-in captaincy during the fourth and final Test in Dharamsala.

After losing Border-Gavaskar series, Steve Smith offers beer to IPL teammate Ajinkya Rahane and Indian team

After losing Border-Gavaskar series, Steve Smith offers beer to IPL teammate Ajinkya Rahane and Indian team

While Smith was apologetic, rival captain Virat Kohli gave a fair indication that the hostility between the two teams would not end anytime soon by saying that he doesn't consider Aussies his off the field friends anymore.

Ind vs Aus: Sachin Tendulkar, Virender Sehwag congratulate Team India for winning Border-Gavaskar trophy

Ind vs Aus: Sachin Tendulkar, Virender Sehwag congratulate Team India for winning Border-Gavaskar trophy

Apart from the Indians, few former Aussie cricketers also came forth to congratulate Team India on their victory.

India vs Australia: Ravindra Jadeja's emergence as Test player and Umesh Yadav's consistency are net gains for Virat Kohli

India vs Australia: Ravindra Jadeja's emergence as Test player and Umesh Yadav's consistency are net gains for Virat Kohli

If Jadeja's achievements this season can be quantified by numbers, Umesh's contribution (30 wickets in 13 Tests) can only be judged if we take into account the impact he has created time and again at the start of the opposition innings.

Ind vs Aus: India taught me how to handle different situations, says Steve Smith

Ind vs Aus: India taught me how to handle different situations, says Steve Smith

"I have sort of been very intense in my own little bubble and at times I have let my emotions and actions just falter a little bit throughout this series and I apologise for that," said Smith.

Steve Smith expresses disappointment with BCCI over uploading  Jadeja-Wade altercation

Steve Smith expresses disappointment with BCCI over uploading Jadeja-Wade altercation

"What's said on the field should stay on the field. Guys are going to say things here and there. Emotions will be high in such a series. Yes, I was a little bit disappointed that the BCCI did bring that up," the skipper said.

Gautam Gambhir gives Aussies perfect send-off, says true champions let their game do all the talking!

Gautam Gambhir gives Aussies perfect send-off, says true champions let their game do all the talking!

The confrontations began with Steve Smith's 'DRS Brain Fade' and the Indian captain's strong response to it.

Virat Kohli's men should now win in overseas conditions, feels Sunil Gavaskar

Virat Kohli's men should now win in overseas conditions, feels Sunil Gavaskar

India today chased down a victory target of 106 with consummate ease on the fourth day to beat Australia by eight wickets in the fourth and final Test to reclaim the Border-Gavaskar trophy.

After conquering home turf, Virat Kohli's next target is to improve India's dismal overseas performance

After conquering home turf, Virat Kohli's next target is to improve India's dismal overseas performance

India`s eight-wicket win at Dharamsala marked the end of their 13-test home season, which included 10 wins, two draws and a solitary loss to Australia.

We give it back even better when someone pokes us: Virat Kohli on banters with Australia

We give it back even better when someone pokes us: Virat Kohli on banters with Australia

He lauded stand-in skipper Ajinkya Rahane for the dominating eight-wicket win in the fourth Test, which concluded on the fourth day today.

Was in my own bubble at times, I apologise for letting emotions slip: Steve Smith

Was in my own bubble at times, I apologise for letting emotions slip: Steve Smith

Smith admitted that he let his "emotions slip" during the aggressively-contested but lost series, saying that he was in his "own bubble" at times.

India end bitterly-fought series on high, beat Australia in 4th Test, clinch Border-Gavaskar trophy

India end bitterly-fought series on high, beat Australia in 4th Test, clinch Border-Gavaskar trophy

The victory was India`s seventh test series win in a row, dating back to their triumph in Sri Lanka in August 2015.

 After 'brain fade' incident, Australia have got one out of 12 referrals right, points out Sunil Gavaskar

After 'brain fade' incident, Australia have got one out of 12 referrals right, points out Sunil Gavaskar

"We should not give any importance to these guys, they are frustrated and that is why they are taking it out on Virat Kohli," he said.

Sourav Ganguly impressed with Umesh Yadav's form in the Border-Gavaskar series

Sourav Ganguly impressed with Umesh Yadav's form in the Border-Gavaskar series

Ganguly, who is the ambassador for FIFA U17 World Cup in India, is happy to see Kolkata getting the final of the marquee event.

Ind vs Aus, 4th Test: Australian batting coach Graeme Hick defends David Warner for his poor away record

Ind vs Aus, 4th Test: Australian batting coach Graeme Hick defends David Warner for his poor away record

Jadeja into the rough and Ashwin also bowls really well at him. They certainly questioned him. That's the beauty of the game, it puts these challenges up between great players and makes it very interesting to watch.

Dharamsala Test: My shoulder is on auto-mode and everything is happening automatically, believes Ravindra Jadeja

Dharamsala Test: My shoulder is on auto-mode and everything is happening automatically, believes Ravindra Jadeja

"It's a good feeling that I am doing well in Test matches. I have done well in ODIs in the past but this year, I have done well in Test matches also. So there's satisfaction now that I am suitable for both (longer and shorter) formats."

Dharamsala Test: Wriddhiman Saha and Ravindra Jadeja were phenomenal with the bat, feels Ravichandran Ashwin

Dharamsala Test: Wriddhiman Saha and Ravindra Jadeja were phenomenal with the bat, feels Ravichandran Ashwin

Ashwin, who scalped three wickets in the second session, also lauded pacers Umesh Yadav and Bhuvneshwar Kumar for bowling tight spells that helped to build the pressure on the Australians.

Ind vs Aus, 4th Test, Day 3: Bowlers display incisive performance to put hosts on course for series victory

Ind vs Aus, 4th Test, Day 3: Bowlers display incisive performance to put hosts on course for series victory

Ravindra Jadeja, with an all-round show (63 and 3/24 in 18 overs), was the star performer but Ravichandran Ashwin (3/29 in 13.5 overs) and Umesh Yadav (3/29 in 10 overs) played their part to perfection as the Australian second innings was wrapped up in 53.5 overs.