3rd Test, Day 4: India vs Australia - Statistical highlights
3rd Test, Day 4: India vs Australia - Statistical highlights

Statistical highlights on day four of the third cricket Test between India and Australia here today.

Virat Kohli, Ajinkya Rahane bat superbly before another Indian collapse
Virat Kohli, Ajinkya Rahane bat superbly before another Indian collapse

Live updates from Day 3 of the third Test match being played between India and Australia at the Melbourne Cricket Ground.

3rd Test, Day 2: India vs Australia - Statistical highlights
3rd Test, Day 2: India vs Australia - Statistical highlights

 Statistical highlights on day two of the third cricket Test between India and Australia hereon Saturday.

Ind vs Aus, 3rd Test: Gave away too many runs but we will score too, says Ashwin
Ind vs Aus, 3rd Test: Gave away too many runs but we will score too, says Ashwin

Disappointed they might be after conceding "too many runs" to the Australians, but Indian off-spinner R Ashwin on Saturday said the tourists will pile up their own share tomorrow in the ongoing third cricket Test as the wicket has become flat now.

Consistent Murali Vijay keeps India's hope alive in Australia
Consistent Murali Vijay keeps India's hope alive in Australia

Brilliance of Murali Vijay continues to hog the limelight in Australia. The Indian opener on Saturday posted yet another half-century to help the tourists close Day 2 at 108 for 1, keeping themselves in the match and series.

Amazing Steve Smith flattens India to put hosts in command
Amazing Steve Smith flattens India to put hosts in command

Captain Steve Smith cracked his third successive century with a heroic 192 as Indian bowlers put up a poor show to allow Australia post a mammoth first innings total of 530 and gain control of the third cricket Test here today.

3rd Test, Day 2, India vs Australia - As it Happened...
3rd Test, Day 2, India vs Australia - As it Happened...

Live updates from Day 2 of the third Test match being played between India and Australia at the Melbourne Cricket Ground.

Marathon man Steve Smith impresses once again
Marathon man Steve Smith impresses once again

At 25 years of age, captaining the Australian team and carrying the side's batting against India once again shows why Steve Smith is a sheer class act in modern day cricket. Smith scored a well made 72* and kept Aussies in the hunt of getting another big total in the third Test match against India in Melbourne on Friday.

Steve Smith leads from the front to further torment India
Steve Smith leads from the front to further torment India

Steve Smith played another captain`s knock and Chris Rogers and Shane Watson hit fifties as Australia shared the opening day of the third Test with India in Melbourne on Friday.

India vs Australia 3rd Test, Day 1: As it Happened...
India vs Australia 3rd Test, Day 1: As it Happened...

Australia finish Day 1 on 259/5 against India. Smith 72* and Haddin 23* are on the crease. Shami was the pick of the bowlers taking 2/55.

Indian team is whingeing among themselves: Steven Smith
Indian team is whingeing among themselves: Steven Smith

The speculation around the mood inside India's dressing room on Thursday became a subject of ridicule for Australian skipper Steve Smith, who said the home team does not need to sedge the tourists as they are busy "whingeing among themselves".

Boxing Day Test: India vs Australia - Preview
Boxing Day Test: India vs Australia - Preview

 Stung by two successive defeats and hit by a dressing room unrest, India go into the must-win third cricket Test against Australia here on Thursday seeking to salvage a tour which seems to be falling apart both on and off the field.

Australia skipper Steve Smith fined for slow over-rate in Brisbane Test
Australia skipper Steve Smith fined for slow over-rate in Brisbane Test

 Match referee Jeff Crowe adjudged Australia to be three overs short of their target in Brisbane. 

Steve Smith should captain Australia in all formats: Ryan Harris
Steve Smith should captain Australia in all formats: Ryan Harris

Australian pacer Ryan Harris feels stand-in Test skipper Steve Smith should be handed captaincy in all three formats if Michael Clarke fails to recover in time for next year's ODI cricket World Cup.

Ian Chappell criticises India after practice pitches complaints
Ian Chappell criticises India after practice pitches complaints

Former Australian captain Ian Chappell on Saturday lashed out at the Indian cricket team for complaining about the practice pitches at the Gabba here.

India vs Australia: Injury worries to Marsh, Warner cloud Boxing Day Test
India vs Australia: Injury worries to Marsh, Warner cloud Boxing Day Test

Injuries worries to in-form opener David Warner and allrounder Mitch Marsh may affect Australia's plans for the third cricket Test which gets underway at Melbourne on Boxing Day.

Five things we witnessed in the Brisbane Test between Australia and India

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.

Mitchell Johnson earns plaudits for match-winning role in Brisbane victory
Mitchell Johnson earns plaudits for match-winning role in Brisbane victory

Steve Smith may have been awarded man-of-the-match in his first Test as Australia`s skipper but Mitchell Johnson earned the plaudits for his match-winning exploits in the second Gabba Test on Saturday.

Steve Smith, Mitchell Johnson shine as Australia seal Brisbane Test
Steve Smith, Mitchell Johnson shine as Australia seal Brisbane Test

Australia beat India by four wickets to take a 2-0 lead in the four-match series at the Gabba on Saturday.

India vs Australia: Mitchell Johnson makes up for poor bowling form with 88-run knock
India vs Australia: Mitchell Johnson makes up for poor bowling form with 88-run knock

When Varun Aaron dismissed Brad Haddin early in the first session of the Gabba Test on Day 3, India looked in a commanding position as Australia still trailed by 161 runs with just four wickets remaining.