2nd Test, Day 2: India suffer batting collapse against Oz, but match still evenly-poised
2nd Test, Day 2: India suffer batting collapse against Oz, but match still evenly-poised

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.

Adelaide Test: Opener David Warner cracks ton on Day 1
Adelaide Test: Opener David Warner cracks ton on Day 1

The diminutive Australian opener David Warner proved his credentials once again on the first Day of the opening Test at Adelaide Oval against the visiting team India by hitting a big hundred.

India vs Australia: Host team's strengths and weaknesses
India vs Australia: Host team's strengths and weaknesses

Analysis of Australia squad before the four-test against India, which starts in Adelaide on Tuesday:

Australia opener Chris Rogers answers critics with Shield ton
Australia opener Chris Rogers answers critics with Shield ton

Australia opener Chris Rogers has provided a timely answer to his critics ahead of next week`s test squad announcement with a century for Victoria in the domestic Sheffield Shield championship.

Colour-blind Chris Rogers stands down from pink ball trial
Colour-blind Chris Rogers stands down from pink ball trial

Cricket Australia said Friday that colour-blind batsman Chris Rogers` decision to withdraw from a match in which a pink ball will be trialled would not jeopardise the opener`s Test career.

Pakistan close on series win over Australia after Misbah-ul Haq's blitz
Pakistan close on series win over Australia after Misbah-ul Haq's blitz

Pakistan were on the verge of their first series win over Australia in 20 years and victory in the second Test after skipper Misbah-ul Haq rewrote the recod books with his belligerent batting in Abu Dhabi on Sunday.

Pakistan vs Australia: Aussies fight to save Test after Younis Khan's epic 213
Pakistan vs Australia: Aussies fight to save Test after Younis Khan's epic 213

Australia were left with a daunting task to save the second Test and series after Younis Khan hit an epic double hundred to put Pakistan in command on Friday.

Pakistan vs Australia: Aus struggle despite Warner's century at Day 3 lunch
Pakistan vs Australia: Aus struggle despite Warner's century at Day 3 lunch

Opener David Warner hit an aggressive hundred but Australia lost four wickets on the third day of the first Test against Pakistan here on Friday.

Australia hit back after Pakistan's 454 in first Test
Australia hit back after Pakistan's 454 in first Test

Australia got off to a solid start after wicketkeeper Sarfraz Ahmed's brilliant hundred guided Pakistan to a big first innings total of 454 in the first Test in Dubai on Thursday.

Eye on top spot, Australia fret over selections
Eye on top spot, Australia fret over selections

Australia are fretting over the composition of their final XI as Michael Clarke and his men embark on their journey to reclaim the world number one ranking in the two-test series against Pakistan starting on Wednesday.

Aussie Rogers maintains flying start to English season

Australia`s Chris Rogers hit his second century of the English County Championship season as Middlesex dominated at Northamptonshire on Monday.

Rogers uncertain over Oz`s No 1 Test rank, says 4-0 India thrashing not mark of top team

Australian opening batsman Chris Rogers is not confident if his team should be ranked world No 1 in Tests and said that the team`s 4-0 thrashing by India is not the mark of a top team.

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.

Aussie opener Rogers hits double ton in record chase

Australia Test opener Chris Rogers hit an unbeaten 241 as English county Middlesex chased down their highest fourth-innings total to clinch a seven-wicket win over Yorkshire at Lord`s on Wednesday.

Aussie opener Rogers hits double ton in record chase

Australia Test opener Chris Rogers hit an unbeaten 241 as English county Middlesex chased down their highest fourth-innings total to clinch a seven-wicket win over Yorkshire at Lord`s on Wednesday.

Rogers backs Oz-born `wonderboy` Robson to play for England this summer

Australian Test opener Chris Rogers has said that he would be very disappointed if England does not pick up his domestic teammate Sam Robson for their summer battles against Sri Lanka and India.

Chris Rogers backs Sam Robson over Joe Root for England opener

Australian batsman Chris Rogers considers Middlesex team-mate and opening partner, Sam Robson to be a better opener over England`s Joe Root.

Australia's Harris and Rogers, India's Dhawan honoured by Wisden

Australia paceman Ryan Harris and opening batsman Chris Rogers have been rewarded for their performances in the two recent Ashes series by being included as two of Wisden`s Five Cricketers of the Year.

Shikhar Dhawan named one of Wisden`s Five Cricketers of the Year

India`s swashbuckling opening batsman Shikhar Dhawan has been named as one of the Five Cricketers of the Year, an honour dating back to 1889, by Wisden for his performance in 2013.

Wisden laments `divide and rule` ICC

International cricket is set for a future of "colonial-style divide and rule," and will be "holding its breath" over the extent of Indian influence, according to the 2014 edition of Wisden Cricketers` Almanack published Wednesday.