ICC World Twenty 20: Was Manish Pandey a better bet than Ajinkya Rahane?
ICC World Twenty 20: Was Manish Pandey a better bet than Ajinkya Rahane?

Pandey seems to be a better bet in T20Is, as he can add more depth to India's formidable batting line-up and has the reputation of hitting balls into the stands from the word go.

Me, Dhawan would like to entertain, win as many matches as Tendulkar-Ganguly have won for India: Rohit Sharma
Me, Dhawan would like to entertain, win as many matches as Tendulkar-Ganguly have won for India: Rohit Sharma

Both the batsmen did well in the recent limited-overs series in Australia with Rohit notching up the Man of the Series award in the ODIs despite India losing 1-4.

Virat Kohli: In-form Delhi batsman reminds Ravi Shastri of Vivian Richards
Virat Kohli: In-form Delhi batsman reminds Ravi Shastri of Vivian Richards

From a middling team in ICC rankings in 2014, India is now 1-1-2 in the three formats of the game.

Brotherhood of batting talents: Virat Kohli's 'a big fan of Rohit Sharma'
Brotherhood of batting talents: Virat Kohli's 'a big fan of Rohit Sharma'

Kohli was the top-scorer with 199 runs, while Sharma finished third with 143, eight runs behind Australia's Shane Watson.

Virat Kohli, spinners star in 2nd T20I; register comprehensive series win in Australia​
Virat Kohli, spinners star in 2nd T20I; register comprehensive series win in Australia​

MS Dhoni needs to be credited as the side came back strongly with their bowling after Australia got off to a big start.

After back-to-back MoM awards, Virat Kohli expresses his love for Australia
After back-to-back MoM awards, Virat Kohli expresses his love for Australia

The Delhi batsman scored an unbeaten 59 off 33 deliveries with the help of seven fours and a six in India's 184 for 3.

AUS vs IND, 5th ODI: India becomes first side to chase down 300+ score in Australia and more facts from Sydney
AUS vs IND, 5th ODI: India becomes first side to chase down 300+ score in Australia and more facts from Sydney

Statistical highlights of the fifth and final ODI between India and Australia played at Sydney Cricket Ground.

MS Dhoni: After consolation win in Australia, skipper rues India's unsettled bowling line-up
MS Dhoni: After consolation win in Australia, skipper rues India's unsettled bowling line-up

India won the fifth ODI by six wickets courtesy an unbeaten 104 from youngster Manish Pandey but the bowlers bled runs in the series, which the visitors lost 1-4.

AUS vs IND: Rohit Sharma completes 5000 ODI runs, wins Man of the Series award
AUS vs IND: Rohit Sharma completes 5000 ODI runs, wins Man of the Series award

The 28-year-old failed to register his third century of the series, missing by one run, but, in the process, became the 12th Indian to crossed the 5000-run mark in ODIs.

India vs Aus, 5th ODI: Manish Pandey strikes maiden ton to give visitors consolation victory at SCG
India vs Aus, 5th ODI: Manish Pandey strikes maiden ton to give visitors consolation victory at SCG

Indian batsmen showed more intensity in their chase to register first victory in the series.

Aussie skipper Steven Smith, Aaron Finch defend 'milestone-driven' Virat Kohli
Aussie skipper Steven Smith, Aaron Finch defend 'milestone-driven' Virat Kohli

Citing Kohli's name, Maxwell had said that some Indians are milestone-driven.

Shikhar Dhawan becomes quickest Indian to reach 3000 ODI run-mark
Shikhar Dhawan becomes quickest Indian to reach 3000 ODI run-mark

Dhawan is exactly on 3000 ODI runs from 72 innings, three lesser than Kohli's feat.

India vs Australia 2016: Time up for MS Dhoni's captaincy?
India vs Australia 2016: Time up for MS Dhoni's captaincy?

After ICC World Cup 2015, the loss against the Aussies, is Men in Blue's third consecutive loss under Dhoni's leadership.

MS Dhoni: Skipper takes responsibility for failed chase in 4th ODI vs Australia
MS Dhoni: Skipper takes responsibility for failed chase in 4th ODI vs Australia

India were 71 runs away from a famous win, but went on to lose the fourth ODI match by 25 runs.

Australia vs India: Virat Kohli, Shikhar Dhawan tons go in vain as India lose 4th match on trot
Australia vs India: Virat Kohli, Shikhar Dhawan tons go in vain as India lose 4th match on trot

Kane Richardson struck a match-winning 5-wicket haul to help Australia win the 4th ODI. 

Mahendra Singh Dhoni: Should India skipper stick with Shikhar Dhawan at the top?
Mahendra Singh Dhoni: Should India skipper stick with Shikhar Dhawan at the top?

Dhawan has scores of nine and six respectively in the first two ODIs.

India's tour of Australia: Visitors need hitman Rohit Sharma to continue good run
India's tour of Australia: Visitors need hitman Rohit Sharma to continue good run

Rohit's outing against the Aussies in ODIs have been good throughout his career.

VIDEO: Ajinkya Rahane wishes mentor Rahul Dravid on 43rd birthday
VIDEO: Ajinkya Rahane wishes mentor Rahul Dravid on 43rd birthday

Rahane was lucky to open innings with Dravid for Rajasthan Royals in the Indian Premier League, even after the veteran cricketer had drawn curtains to his magnificent career.

Shikhar Dhawan, Virat Kohli's special birthday message for Rahul Dravid!
Shikhar Dhawan, Virat Kohli's special birthday message for Rahul Dravid!

India's leading cricketers on Monday wished former skipper Rahul Dravid on the occasion of his 43rd birthday. 

India's tour of Australia: Five batsmen who will scorch Down Under
India's tour of Australia: Five batsmen who will scorch Down Under

Here are the five batsmen who are sure to scorch the scoring charts Down Under this summer: