2nd Test, Brisbane: As it Happened...
2nd Test, Brisbane: As it Happened...

Live updates from Day 4 of the Gabba Test being played between India and Australia at the Brisbane Cricket Ground.

Dilip Vengsarkar bats for DRS after howlers in Tests Down Under
Dilip Vengsarkar bats for DRS after howlers in Tests Down Under

A slew of howlers by umpires in the ongoing India-Australia cricket Test series Down Under has convinced former captain Dilip Vengsarkar to come out in support of the Decision Review System (DRS), a technology whose use has been consistently opposed by BCCI.

India vs Australia, 2nd Test: Leaked too many runs to tailenders, admits Umesh Yadav
India vs Australia, 2nd Test: Leaked too many runs to tailenders, admits Umesh Yadav

After two days of cricket, India had the upperhand in the second cricket Test -- and the advantage was stretched further on the third morning, but the Australian tail came to the rescue and gave the hosts a 97-run lead by the end of their innings Friday.

India vs Australia, 2nd Test: Veteran Mitchell Johnson praises debutante Josh Hazlewood
India vs Australia, 2nd Test: Veteran Mitchell Johnson praises debutante Josh Hazlewood

Australian pace spearhead Mitchell Johnson on Thursday praised debutante Josh Hazlewood for his outstanding performance on Day two of the second Test against India at Brisbane.

Virat Kohli enters top-20 of ICC Test rankings at 16th position
Virat Kohli enters top-20 of ICC Test rankings at 16th position

Indian batsman Virat Kohli on Sunday broke into the top-20 of ICC Test rankings at 16th after his stupendous back-to-back hundreds in the opening cricket Test against Australia in Adelaide.

1st Test, Day 3: India vs Australia – Statistical highlights
1st Test, Day 3: India vs Australia – Statistical highlights

Statistical highlights of the first Test between India and Australia at the Adelaide Oval here on Thursday.

I'll look to exploit footmarks left by Ishant: Nathan Lyon
I'll look to exploit footmarks left by Ishant: Nathan Lyon

Australia off-spinner Nathan Lyon on Thursday said he will look to exploit the footmarks created by Indian pacer Ishant Sharma during his spell to David Warner on the opening day of the first cricket Test.

Adelaide Test: We proved ourselves, says Cheteshwar Pujara
Adelaide Test: We proved ourselves, says Cheteshwar Pujara

Having done his bit with the willow, Cheteshwar Pujara said India's strong reply meant the visitors' young batsmen have proven themselves on the third day of the first cricket Test versus Australia here on Thursday.

1st Test, Day 3: Ton up Virat Kohli inspires India's fight against Australia
1st Test, Day 3: Ton up Virat Kohli inspires India's fight against Australia

 Virat Kohli became only the third Indian to score a hundred on his captaincy debut as the visitors responded resolutely to Australia's mammoth first innings total by reaching 369 for five on the third day to leave the first cricket Test evenly poised here on Thursday.

Have worked on my technique, says Cheteshwar Pujara
Have worked on my technique, says Cheteshwar Pujara

He claims to have corrected the technical glitch which affected his performance during the forgettable tour of England earlier this year and Indian batsman Cheteshwar Pujara is confident that his scoring touch will return in the upcoming Test series against Australia here.

India`s rocky start to innings in final Test leadup
India`s rocky start to innings in final Test leadup

India lost two early wickets in their search for valuable batting practice on Thursday ahead of next week`s opening Test against Australia.

Tackling Mitchell Johnson; remaining fit throughout series key for India in Oz

Once the rescheduled four-match Test series between India and Australia starts, the biggest challenge for the Indian team would be to tackle the deadly speedster Mitchell Johnson.

Young Indian turks looking upbeat after first practise match in Oz
Young Indian turks looking upbeat after first practise match in Oz

First, Indian bowlers put up a good show, on the opening day of the first practice match against Cricket Australia XI and then on the second and final day most of their batsmen looked in good nick while batting, as they scored 363 for 8.

Virat Kohli scores 60; Murali Vijay, Cheteshwar Pujara also among runs against Cricket Australia XI
Virat Kohli scores 60; Murali Vijay, Cheteshwar Pujara also among runs against Cricket Australia XI

India made a positive start to their tour of Australia after rounding off the practice game against Cricket Australia XI with an all-round performance as the two-day match ended in a draw here today.

Indian bowlers make impressive start to Australia tour
Indian bowlers make impressive start to Australia tour

The Indians made an impressive start to their tour of Australia, bowling out Cricket Australia (CA) XI for 219 runs in their first tour match at the Gilderol Stadium here Monday.

Varun Aaron stakes claim for Test berth as India bowl out Cricket Australia XI for 219
Varun Aaron stakes claim for Test berth as India bowl out Cricket Australia XI for 219

India's fast bowlers led by Varun Aaron made full use of the seamer-friendly conditions, as they dismissed an inexperienced Cricket Australia XI for 219 on the first day of their opening two-day warm-up fixture, here today.

Cheteshwar Pujara turns to Rahul Dravid for advice ahead of Australia tour
Cheteshwar Pujara turns to Rahul Dravid for advice ahead of Australia tour

Ahead of India's tough tour Down Under, middle order batsman Cheteshwar Pujara turned to Rahul Dravid for advice regarding his batting technique.

Five Indian players to watch out for in Test series Down Under

Five Indian players to watch out for in Test series Down Under

Vijay Hazare Trophy: Saurashtra thrash Maharashtra by 63 runs
Vijay Hazare Trophy: Saurashtra thrash Maharashtra by 63 runs

 Arpit Vasavada missed a century by four runs while Australia-bound Cheteshwar Pujara struck 86 as Saurashtra thrashed Maharashtra by 63 runs in a West Zone leg match of the Vijay Hazare Trophy here on Friday.