Shocked by India's criticism of the practice pitches here, Gabba's chief curator Kevin Mitchell has said that no other touring cricket team has ever complained about the tracks and insisted that they are just fine for net sessions.
All is not well in the Indian dressing room right now with skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni revealing that there was some "unrest" resulting from "lack of communication" with the in-form Virat Kohli before Saturday's batting collapse in the lost second cricket Test against Australia here.
After two days of cricket, India had the upperhand in the second cricket Test -- and the advantage was stretched further on the third morning, but the Australian tail came to the rescue and gave the hosts a 97-run lead by the end of their innings Friday.
India might be lagging way behind Australia in the Test rankings but the current World Cup holders are just 0.2 points behind the top-of-the-table Kangaroos in the ODI chart, according to the latest ICC release.
Opener Murali Vijay cracked a fluent 144 as India put up a solid batting display to take the honours on the opening day of the second cricket Test against Australia by reaching a comfortable 311 for four here on Wednesday.
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.
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.
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.
In what would come as a change of plan for the Indian cricket team, Mahendra Singh Dhoni might captain the side in the opening Test against Australia as he has joined the squad well in time for the four-match series, which had to be rescheduled following Phillip Hughes' death.
Indian opening batsman Shikhar Dhawan turned 29 years old on Friday. The southpaw who will be opening the Indian batting in the Test series against Australia, will be eager to start off the series on a good note, especially after the failure against England this summer.
Despite being one of the most swashbuckling cricketers the game has seen, Virender Sehwag's downfall of late has been an unplesant sight for fans across the world. But now that the veteran has expressed his desire to see his name in India's World Cup probables list, the question is whether it is actually possible?
India's fast bowlers led by Varun Aaron made full use of the seamer-friendly conditions, as they dismissed an inexperienced Cricket Australia XI for 219 on the first day of their opening two-day warm-up fixture, here today.
Rohit Sharma's historic knock of 267 runs on Thursday against the visiting Sri Lankan side in the fourth ODI of the five-match series at Eden Gardens has almost secured his opening slot for the forthcoming Cricket World Cup.