Adelaide Test set the tone for rest of the series
Adelaide Test set the tone for rest of the series

Excitement, thrill, action, reaction, altercation, drama, emotions; the first Test of the Border-Gavaskar Trophy played at Adelaide Oval covered all these aspects and set the tone for rest of the series.

India vs Australia: Aussies ready to welcome lion-heart Ryan Harris at emotional Adelaide Test
India vs Australia: Aussies ready to welcome lion-heart Ryan Harris at emotional Adelaide Test

Bouncers or not, the first Test between the touring Indian side and Australia will go ahead in Adelaide Oval on Tuesday. The match will witness the return of lion-heart Ryan Harris after an injury lay-off. And his team-mates are impressed with the fast-bowler's effort.

Phillip Hughes will remain unbeaten at 63 not out, forever!
Phillip Hughes will remain unbeaten at 63 not out, forever!

Phillip Hughes, who would have been celebrating his 26th birthday on Sunday, will remain unbeaten at 63 runs, forever.

India's tour of Australia: Will visitors get pace reprieve from Mitchell Johnson & Co. post Phillip Hughes tragedy
India's tour of Australia: Will visitors get pace reprieve from Mitchell Johnson & Co. post Phillip Hughes tragedy

The pertinent question worth asking and debating at the back-drop of Hughes tragedy is – Will Australia employ the dreaded bouncers against the Indians. The last Ashes series witnessed the ferocity – with which fast bowling was once associated – revived by the likes of Mitchell Johnson

Indian squad for Australia tour to be picked on November 4
Indian squad for Australia tour to be picked on November 4

The Indian squad for the upcoming four-Test series in Australia will be selected here on November 4, according to BCCI sources.

Opener Rogers casts doubt on Australia``s top cricket test rank

Opening batsman Chris Rogers is uncertain Australia deserves to be ranked world number one in tests, saying the team`s 4-0 drubbing by India was not the mark of a top team.

Aussies would be hard to beat at home: Watson

Australia were blanked 0-4 by India in their away tour last year, but their all-rounder Shane Watson on Wednesday said that his side would be hard to beat when the same opponents tour Down Under for a four-match Test series later this year.

Champions Trophy victory, cricket`s high point

It was a frustrating year for Indian cricket as charges of betting and spot-fixing and the retirement of the legendary Sachin Tendulkar shook the faith of the fans who worshipped the game.

Ravindra Jadeja credits Ashwin for his success

All-rounder Ravindra Jadeja, who bagged his maiden fifer in India`s six-wicket win over Australia in the fourth cricket Test, credited his success to off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin.

Cricketing world congratulates India

After a thumping 4-0 triumph over Australia in the Border-Gavaskar Trophy, India was congratulated on the social networking site Twitter by several cricketers Sunday.

Michael Vaughan roots for Australia

Former England captain Michael Vaughan tweeted Sunday that he was supporting Australia in the fourth Test because he regularly gets abused by Indian cricket fans.

Michael Clarke and Shane Watson hardly communicate during training session

In the eye of storm after `homework-gate`, all-rounder Shane Watson was the focus of attention during Australia`s training session at the Feroz Shah Kotla today ahead of the fourth and final cricket Test against India starting on Friday.

Australia suffer 8th loss in 10 matches in India

India`s 3-0 victory in the Border-Gavaskar Trophy series is the first against Australia in their Test history. The victory here Sunday is India`s eighth in ten Tests against the visitors at home since their last defeat in Nagpur in 2004, the other two being draws.

I played my natural game: Shikhar Dhawan

India`s debutant opener Shikhar Dhawan said it was important for him to play his natural game as his 187 runs in the first innings helped India beat Australia by six wickets and take an unassailable 3-0 lead in the four-match Border-Gavaskar series.

Despite Dhawan`s whirlwind 185 low turn out of fans at PCA

The fastest Test century on debut by Indian opener Shikhar Dhawan failed to attract the fans, as not many spectators turned out to watch the scintillating innings unfold against Australia, during the third day of the third Test at the Punjab Cricket Association stadium on Monday.

Dhawan ‘biggest discovery’ of Indian cricket: Rajiv Shukla

Congress leader and Indian Premier League (IPL) chief Rajiv Shukla on Saturday congratulated left-handed opener Shikhar Dhawan for his outstanding knock on his debut game against Australia in the third Test match in Mohali.

Cowan says impossible to ever convince Ian Chappell of his Test bona fides

Australian opener Ed Cowan has hit back at Ian Chappell for questioning his Test credentials, adding it is unlikely he would ever convince the former Test captain of his quality.

Dhawan should succeed as opener: Chauhan

Former Indian opener Chetan Chauhan feels that Shikhar Dhawan, who made his Test debut in the ongoing Mohali Test match against Australia, should prove to be a successful opener.

Jadeja thrilled to dismiss Clarke more than once in series

He did not really term Michael Clarke his bunny, keeping in mind the threat the Australian skipper could pose, but Indian all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja was more than thrilled to have taken the batsman`s wicket one more time in the ongoing Test series.

Watson cools on retirement threats

Axed Australian vice-captain, Shane Watson has cooled on retirement threats, as he has made himself available for the Ashes and is also likely to return for the fourth and final Test against India in Delhi, starting next Friday, a report in the Australian media said.