David Warner - From limited-overs specialist to established Test opener

Journey of pocket-sized cricketer from Australia, David Andrew Warner, from being a typical limited-overs specialist to a vital cog in the Test team is no less than a dream.

Shivnarine Chanderpaul enters SA series with third ICC ranking at stake
Shivnarine Chanderpaul enters SA series with third ICC ranking at stake

Veteran West Indies left-hander Shiv Chanderpaul will enter the opening Test against South Africa starting here Wednesday, with his top three spot in the world batting rankings under threat.

Warner, Dhawan, Kohli fined for breaching Code of Conduct
Warner, Dhawan, Kohli fined for breaching Code of Conduct

Australia's David Warner and India duo Shikhar Dhawan and Virat Kohli were today found guilty of breaching the ICC Code of Conduct during the fourth day?s play in the first cricket Test, which the hosts won by 48 runs.

1st Test: India vs Australia - As it happened...
1st Test: India vs Australia - As it happened...

 India virtually snatched defeat from the jaws of victory, slumping to an agonising 48-run loss in the pulsating first cricket Test against Australia despite captain Virat Kohli's gallant second successive hundred in the match here on Saturday.

India vs Australia, 1st Test: India should be looking to win, says Sunil Gavaskar
India vs Australia, 1st Test: India should be looking to win, says Sunil Gavaskar

Former India skipper Sunil Gavaskar believes that the Virat Kohli-led team can even win the first cricket Test if they remain in a positive frame of mind despite another good batting show by the home team on the fourth day of the encounter.

India vs Australia, 1st Test – Day 4: Statistical highlights
India vs Australia, 1st Test – Day 4: Statistical highlights

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

India vs Australia, 1st Test: Patience will be key on the final day, says Ajinkya Rahane
India vs Australia, 1st Test: Patience will be key on the final day, says Ajinkya Rahane

Left facing a big lead on the fourth day of the first Test against Australia, Indian batsman Ajinkya Rahane today said that his team will have to be calm and patient on the fifth and final day to remain in contention.

David Warner delighted seeing Sean Abbott's bowling figures
David Warner delighted seeing Sean Abbott's bowling figures

While he was leaving his imprint as a prolific scorer with yet another Test ton, David Warner also showed his support for Sean Abbott when the opener clapped after seeing the New South Wales pacer's bowling figures on the Adelaide Oval scoreboard here today.

India vs Australia: We will try to take 10 wickets on Day 5, says David Warner
India vs Australia: We will try to take 10 wickets on Day 5, says David Warner

He might have made scoring look easy on the Adelaide track by notching centuries in each innings, but David Warner said that the pitch is not placid anymore and his team is determined to take all 10 Indian wickets on the final day of first cricket Test tomorrow.

Brilliant David Warner, Nathan Lyon rise in peak of things for Australia
Brilliant David Warner, Nathan Lyon rise in peak of things for Australia

Australia will be the happier team at the end of the fourth day as they took the advantage over India by getting a big lead of 363 runs. Two players who contributed largely to Australia's fortunes were David Warner and off-spinner Nathan Lyon.

David Warner hits another ton as Australia dominate proceedings
David Warner hits another ton as Australia dominate proceedings

Opener David Warner extended his purple patch with the bat by cracking his second century of the match as the first cricket Test against India headed for an exciting finish with Australia gaining an overall lead of 363 runs runs here today.

Umpires step in as tensions boil over in first Test between Australia and India
Umpires step in as tensions boil over in first Test between Australia and India

Umpires had to intervene when tempers boiled over between Australian and Indian players in the first Test in Adelaide on Friday, as the home side took control.

David Warner completes 1000 Test runs in calendar year
David Warner completes 1000 Test runs in calendar year

Australian opening batsman David Warner completed his 1000 Test runs in 2014 on Friday. The southpaw achieved the milestone against India in Australia's second innings in the first Test in Adelaide on Friday.

Greg Chappell picks David Warner, Steve Smith, Mitchell Marsh as future leaders
Greg Chappell picks David Warner, Steve Smith, Mitchell Marsh as future leaders

Former Australia captain Greg Chappell feels that Steven Smith is a worthy candidate to lead the national cricket team but adds he is not the only choice if Michael Clarke decides to step down some day.

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.

Best pace attack India will have in near future: Ishant Sharma
Best pace attack India will have in near future: Ishant Sharma

Praising the Indian pace quintet picked for the ongoing Test series in Australia, speedster Ishant Sharma said the present attack is the best the national cricket team will possess in the near future.

Karn Sharma has justified his selection: Stuart MacGill
Karn Sharma has justified his selection: Stuart MacGill

Former Australia leg-spinner Stuart MacGill on Tuesday said that even though Ravichandran Ashwin is India's premier spinner, Karn Sharma's inclusion in the playing XI for the first Test against Australia is justified.

India vs Australia: David Warner joins elite company with 10th Test ton
India vs Australia: David Warner joins elite company with 10th Test ton

David Warner on Tuesday became the fourth Australian to have recorded at least 10 centuries after 33 Tests, joining an elite company that includes the likes of Sir Don Bradman and Neil Neil Harvey from the famed 'Invincibles' squad of 1948.

India vs Australia: Statistical highlights of Day 1 of 1st Test
India vs Australia: Statistical highlights of Day 1 of 1st Test

Statistical highlights of the first day of the first cricket Test match between India and Australia here on Tuesday.

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.