India vs Australia 2014: Josh Hazlewood advises Joe Burns to keep things simple at MCG
India vs Australia 2014: Josh Hazlewood advises Joe Burns to keep things simple at MCG

Fresh from his impressive debut at the Gabba in the second cricket match against India, Australian pacer Josh Hazlewood has advised young Joe Burns, who is set to play his first Test at the MCG on Boxing Day, to keep things simple.

Australia have psychological edge, says Josh Hazlewood
Australia have psychological edge, says Josh Hazlewood

India's tactics to use verbal sledges during the second cricket Test backfired and it has given Australia a psychological edge going into the crucial Boxing Day Test, feels pacer Josh Hazlewood.

We have psychological edge over India: Josh Hazlewood
We have psychological edge over India: Josh Hazlewood

Australian pacer Josh Hazlewood Wednesday began playing mind games ahead of the crucial third Test beginning Boxing Day at the Melbourne Cricket Ground here, saying his team has the psychological edge over India.

Shaun Marsh becomes Oz's latest injury scare ahead of Boxing Day Test
Shaun Marsh becomes Oz's latest injury scare ahead of Boxing Day Test

Australian batsman Shaun Marsh hurt his hand during net-practise for the Boxing Day Test and was led away by the team doctor as the cricketer became the latest injury scare for the hosts.

India sledging ''backfired'' in Brisbane, says Hazlewood

  India`s attempts to get under Australia`s skin in the second test "backfired" on the way to defeat at the Gabba, according to paceman Josh Hazlewood.

India vs Australia: A tale of two tails

In sports, numbers are everything. In a high stake series like the one between Australia and India Down Under, numbers are bound to excite. But beware, not all numbers will help keep sanity, especially if one is an Indian fan.

India vs Australia: Mitchell Johnson makes up for poor bowling form with 88-run knock
India vs Australia: Mitchell Johnson makes up for poor bowling form with 88-run knock

When Varun Aaron dismissed Brad Haddin early in the first session of the Gabba Test on Day 3, India looked in a commanding position as Australia still trailed by 161 runs with just four wickets remaining.

India vs Australia: 2nd Test, Day 3 - Statistical highlights
India vs Australia: 2nd Test, Day 3 - Statistical highlights

Statistical highlights on the third day of the second cricket Test between India and Australia here Friday.

India's tour of Australia: How new crop of Indian players overcame Gabba challenge

On two days of fluctuating fortunes, a new crop of Indians put to rest the Gabba snigger the visitors have been forced to associate with the fast and bouncy pitches Down Under. Historical fallacies were consigned to, for a prospective future once the Indian team finished Day 1 of the second Test at 311 for four wickets in Brisbane. Before the start of the match, it was everybody's assumption that the Indians will struggle to survive, let alone post a respectable score.

India vs Australia: 2nd Test, Day 2 - Statistical highlights
India vs Australia: 2nd Test, Day 2 - Statistical highlights

 Statistical highlights on the second day of the second cricket Test between India and Australia here on Thursday.

India vs Australia, 2nd Test: Veteran Mitchell Johnson praises debutante Josh Hazlewood
India vs Australia, 2nd Test: Veteran Mitchell Johnson praises debutante Josh Hazlewood

Australian pace spearhead Mitchell Johnson on Thursday praised debutante Josh Hazlewood for his outstanding performance on Day two of the second Test against India at Brisbane.

Josh Hazlewood can join 200 club: Glenn McGrath
Josh Hazlewood can join 200 club: Glenn McGrath

 Impressed with Josh Hazlewood's performance during his five-wicket haul on Test debut, Australian pace legend Glenn McGrath on Wednesday said that the New South Wales seamer can become a member of the 200-wicket club if he continues the good work.

2nd Test: India are ahead in the game, says Ravichandran Ashwin
2nd Test: India are ahead in the game, says Ravichandran Ashwin

 Indian off-spinner R Ashwin believes his side is currently ahead in the second cricket Test against Australia and said they would look to get some quick wickets in the morning session on Friday.

Very proud to have taken five wickets in debut Test: Josh Hazlewood
Very proud to have taken five wickets in debut Test: Josh Hazlewood

Josh Hazlewood had to wait a while for his test debut but no one can accuse him of wasting his chance when it came after he became the 33rd Australian to take a five-wicket haul on debut in the second test against India on Thursday.

2nd Test, Day 2: Smith, Hazlewood revive Australia; Yadav keeps India in hunt
2nd Test, Day 2: Smith, Hazlewood revive Australia; Yadav keeps India in hunt

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.

High-five Josh Hazlewood makes most of his chance
High-five Josh Hazlewood makes most of his chance

Josh Hazlewood had to wait a while for his test debut but no one can accuse him of wasting his chance when it came after he became the 33rd Australian to take a five-wicket haul on debut in the second test against India on Thursday.

India vs Australia, 2nd Test: Josh Hazlewood picks five-wicket haul on debut
India vs Australia, 2nd Test: Josh Hazlewood picks five-wicket haul on debut

Australian speedster Josh Hazlewood made a memorable debut in the second Test of the ongoing four-match series against India where he picked a five-wicket haul in the first innings of the Gabba Test.

2nd Test: Hazlewood, Smith shine on Day 2 as Australia fight back against India
2nd Test: Hazlewood, Smith shine on Day 2 as Australia fight back against India

There would be plenty to ponder for Australia's new skipper Steve Smith on Day 2 of the second Test match as most of his bowlers have looked out of form while the Indian batsmen have scored runs at ease.

India vs Australia, 2nd Test: India outplayed us on Day 1, says Darren Lehmann
India vs Australia, 2nd Test: India outplayed us on Day 1, says Darren Lehmann

Australian coach Darren Lehmann rued injuries to his fast bowlers but admitted that his team was outplayed by India on Day One of the second cricket Test at the Gabba here Wednesday.

Injured Mitchell Marsh won't bowl further in 2nd Test
Injured Mitchell Marsh won't bowl further in 2nd Test

Australia were on Wednesday dealt a blow as their all-rounder Mitchell Marsh will not bowl again in the remainder of the second cricket Test against India due to a hamstring injury on the first day at the Gabba.