The regular Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni is all set to join the team in Australia before the first Test but there are some serious doubts about his availability for the match, starting November 9.
Former India captain Rahul Dravid feels that it won't be fair to judge Virat Kohli on the basis of one Test match that he will be leading India in Brisbane as Mahendra Singh Dhoni will be back in the saddle by the time second Test begins.
Former captain Rahul Dravid will have a few sessions with the Indian batsmen ahead of their first Test against England starting at Nottingham on July 9, although he has not been appointed in any capacity, BCCI secretary Sanjay Patel said on Sunday.
Australian fast bowler Mitchell Johnson claimed his career-best match figures as he bowled his team to a crushing 281-run win over South Africa on the fourth day of the first Test at SuperSport Park on Saturday.
New Zealand Cricket (NSC) will investigate behaviour of Test squad members Doug Bracewell and Jesse Ryder, who have confirmed spending time in a bar, hours before the start of the ongoing first Test against India.
On the second day of the first Test at Eden Park, New Zealand skipper Brendon McCullum who was unbeaten on 143 at stumps on the first day, went on to score a double ton against India and ensured that his side crossed the 500-run mark in the first innings.