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Shikhar batted like Bradman in Mohali: Cowan

Australia opener Ed Cowan today gave a huge compliment to India`s latest batting sensation Shikhar Dhawan by equating his breathtaking effort of 187 on debut to the batting style of legendary Don Bradman.

Starc ‘content’ to stay at No.9 despite century near-miss

Australian quick Mitchell Starc has said that he is content to stay in the No.9 slot in the batting order despite being the top-scorer in Australia`s first innings in the third Test and coming close to making a century on Saturday.

Don’t treat Oz players like kids: Ian Chappell

Former Australian captain Ian Chappell has criticised the team management and told them that it is important to remember that the players are grown men, not schoolboys, even though the game may have evolved and the players have become full-time professionals, following the suspension of four key players from the Mohali Test.

Sacking of players by Arthur could be a masterstroke: Buchanan

Former Australia coach John Buchanan believes that the sacking of four players was a ‘hard-line’ strategy, which could either make Mickey Arthur an Ashes hero or finish his career as an Aussie coach.

There wasn`t much bowlers could do on flat track: Starc

Australian pacer Mitchell Starc today said the "flat" Mohali track has made the job tough for the bowlers as close to 700 runs have been scored in two days of play in the third cricket Test, here.

Long wait made Shikhar`s resolve stronger: Childhood coach

The long wait to break into India`s Test team made Shikhar Dhawan`s resolve to succeed at the highest level stronger, feels his childhood coach Tarak Sinha.

Six types of protocol breach happened in recent past: Reports

Captain Michael Clarke had already stated that the suspension of the four cricketers failing to make presentations is not a one-off incident and now there are reports emerging about some acts of indiscipline on the part of Australian cricketers in the recent past.

Our goal is to win remaining matches, says Clarke

After losing the first Test by eight wickets, Australia are looking to bounce back in the second Test starting here Saturday with captain Michael Clarke exuding confidence that his side can taste success if it plays best cricket for five days.

Clarke says team-first attitude, sacrifice led to triumph

Australia whitewashed India 4-0 with just one Test going the full distance of five days.

Ex-stalwarts play straight; blame batting slump for Oz rout

Former Test stalwarts today blamed the pathetic batting performance by the star-studded Indian batting line-up for its 0-4 rout in the Test series against Australia and said heads have to roll following the country`s second successive whitewash overseas.

Veterans fail, Kohli only batsman to sparkle

India on Saturday succumbed to its second successive overseas series whitewash and the bulk of the blame should go to its famed batting line, which failed miserably in what has turned out to be a disastrous Test series against Australia.

Starc to play in Big Bash final after missing 4th Test

Australian paceman Mitchell Starc is disappointed at being left out of the Adelaide Test against India and taking solace from the chance to play for Sydney Sixers in Big Bash League final.

Team India done in by Chinese water-torture method!

Former India coach Greg Chappell said that the Australian fast bowlers used the ‘Chinese-torture method’ to bring about the downfall of the famous Indian batsmen in the ongoing Test series.

Lyon taking tips from Warne to plot India downfall in Adelaide

He is the only Australian bowler struggling against clueless Indian batsmen and off-spinner Nathan Lyon is taking tips from spin legend Shane Warne to plot the downfall of the visiting line-up in the fourth and final Test in Adelaide starting on January 24.

Struggling Marsh admits time running out for him

Struggling Australian batsman Shaun Marsh has conceded that time is running out for him and he has to score runs in the fourth and final Test against India to retain his place in the side.

India look to narrow gap with England in ICC Test rankings

India can inch towards regaining the top spot by narrowing the gap with current numero uno England in the ICC rankings if they manage to beat Australia in the four-Test series starting on Monday.