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Hockey India go down to hosts Australia 3-4, series ends level at 1-1

Hockey India go down to hosts Australia 3-4, series ends level at 1-1

Playing with 10 men for large periods of the third quarter, India defended stoutly but were finally outsmarted by Australia just six minutes from the hooter.

Affan Yousuf's brace guides Hockey India to 3-2 win over world champions Australia

Affan Yousuf's brace guides Hockey India to 3-2 win over world champions Australia

Australia's goals came from the sticks of Matthew Willis (36th) and Trent Mitton (43rd).

This day, that year: When Sachin Tendulkar stunned Aussies with brutal 175-run knock in ODIs – WATCH

This day, that year: When Sachin Tendulkar stunned Aussies with brutal 175-run knock in ODIs – WATCH

As wickets fell at regular intervals, Tendulkar held the innings from one end and stunned the Australians with a magnificent century.

Birthday special: Here's how Virat Kohli became cricket's ultimate superstar

Birthday special: Here's how Virat Kohli became cricket's ultimate superstar

For Kohli, it's been one hell of a record breaking cycle.

Injured Rohit Sharma to fly to London, likely to miss Australia series as well

Injured Rohit Sharma to fly to London, likely to miss Australia series as well

Till date, the Nagpur-born batsman has played in 21 Tests and amassed 1,184 runs.

Hockey India captain PR Sreejesh unsure of participating in Australia tour, still eyeing a place in team

Hockey India captain PR Sreejesh unsure of participating in Australia tour, still eyeing a place in team

India will play in the upcoming four-nation event and the subsequent Test series in Australia.

Schedule for India-Australia Test series announced, 1st Test to start on Feb 23 in Pune

Schedule for India-Australia Test series announced, 1st Test to start on Feb 23 in Pune

The teams will open their campaign in the Border-Gavaskar Trophy with the first Test in Pune from February 23 to 27.

MS Dhoni's destroys Australian bowlers after Mitchell Johnson blocks his way - WATCH

MS Dhoni's destroys Australian bowlers after Mitchell Johnson blocks his way - WATCH

Already hit by a few bouncers earlier in the match, the blocking incident provoked the Indian skipper, who went all guns blazing and gave a fitting reply to the Aussies.

WATCH! Secrets REVEALED when Virat Kohli, Glenn Maxwell engage in a rapid fire Q&A round

WATCH! Secrets REVEALED when Virat Kohli, Glenn Maxwell engage in a rapid fire Q&A round

In the series, Virat Kohli was once again seen in red hot form, both for wanted and unwanted reasons.

WATCH: EPIC! When Anil Kumble, Javagal Srinath's batting heroics stunned Australia

WATCH: EPIC! When Anil Kumble, Javagal Srinath's batting heroics stunned Australia

This is one match no Indian cricket fan can ever forget.

Ricky Ponting reveals his number one enemy from the Indian cricket team

Ricky Ponting reveals his number one enemy from the Indian cricket team

Indian spinner Harbhajan Singh often got the better of Ponting during their fiercely competitive duels.

Ricky Ponting predicts who will be winner of Virat Kohli vs Steve Smith batting duel

Ricky Ponting predicts who will be winner of Virat Kohli vs Steve Smith batting duel

Brett Lee recently said Kohli is best in the business currently.

WATCH: Unbelievable! When local boys Javagal Srinath, Anil Kumble shocked Australia at Bangalore

WATCH: Unbelievable! When local boys Javagal Srinath, Anil Kumble shocked Australia at Bangalore

This is one of Indian cricket's most cherished moments. Local boys Javagal Srinath and Anil Kumble produced a 52-run stand for the ninth wicket and helped India beat Australia in the 3rd match of Titan Cup 1966 at Bangalore.

UNSEEN VIDEO! SARCASTIC Australian fans tease Virat Kohli after fielding error

UNSEEN VIDEO! SARCASTIC Australian fans tease Virat Kohli after fielding error

Virat Kohli misfielded while saving a shot from Steve Smith, eventually leading to a four.

VIDEO: Mitchell Johnson's first ball hit Virat Kohli on helmet...WATCH this unbelievable reply!

VIDEO: Mitchell Johnson's first ball hit Virat Kohli on helmet...WATCH this unbelievable reply!

The bouncer hit Kohli in the centre of the helmet, moments after which the entire Australian team reached out to him to make sure that Indian captain was all right.

WATCH: 4 wickets in 6 balls - When Ajit Agarkar bowled devastating last over against Australia

WATCH: 4 wickets in 6 balls - When Ajit Agarkar bowled devastating last over against Australia

Ajit Agarkar delivered the perfect last over against the mighty Aussies.

VIDEO: The day Yuvraj Singh announced his arrival

VIDEO: The day Yuvraj Singh announced his arrival

Then a 19-year-old, Yuvi announced his arrival as one of the greatest hitters of cricket ball, scoring 84 off 80 balls against an attack which had the likes of Glenn McGrath, Brett Lee and Jason Gillespie.

WATCH: Harbhajan Singh's 13-wicket haul against Australia at Eden Gardens

WATCH: Harbhajan Singh's 13-wicket haul against Australia at Eden Gardens

India won that memorable match by winning by 171 runs.

VIDEO: Brett Lee sledged Zaheer Khan while he was batting. What happened next will blow your mind!

VIDEO: Brett Lee sledged Zaheer Khan while he was batting. What happened next will blow your mind!

In one of the ODIs against India, Aussie speedster Brett Lee bowled a yorker to Zaheer Khan, who uncomfortably defended it and sprinted for a single but was rightly sent back by the batsman at the non-striker's end.

Naman Ojha named India A captain for series in Australia

Naman Ojha named India A captain for series in Australia

Ojha had a memorable Australia tour with India A team in 2014 when he had struck a double hundred and a hundred in a four-day match.