Steven Smith can replicate the success of Graeme Smith: Jacques Kallis
Steven Smith can replicate the success of Graeme Smith: Jacques Kallis

 South African great Jacques Kallis believes that Australian Test captain Steven Smith can achieve success despite his young age and replicate the example set by former Proteas skipper Graeme Smith.

Hazlewood ready for Test cricket: Andy Bichel
Hazlewood ready for Test cricket: Andy Bichel

Set for his Test debut Wednesday against India at the Gabba, pacer Josh Hazlewood is now well groomed for top flight cricket and ready for his big day, says former Australian cricketer and national selector Andy Bichel.

Hashim Amla looks forward to transition
Hashim Amla looks forward to transition

South African captain Hashim Amla said on Tuesday he believed his team was well equipped to continue winning matches while they go through what he described as a transition period.

After Virat Kohli now it's time for Steven Smith to take charge
After Virat Kohli now it's time for Steven Smith to take charge

In the opening Test between India and Australia we have seen Virat Kohli leading the Indian side for the very first time in Test cricket. And now in the second Test, scheduled to take place at the Gabba in Brisbane, Australia are going to play under newly appointed skipper Steven Smith.

Adelaide Test set the tone for rest of the series
Adelaide Test set the tone for rest of the series

Excitement, thrill, action, reaction, altercation, drama, emotions; the first Test of the Border-Gavaskar Trophy played at Adelaide Oval covered all these aspects and set the tone for rest of the series.

Michael Clarke's injury leaves Aussie selectors with much to ponder
Michael Clarke's injury leaves Aussie selectors with much to ponder

With Michael Clarke already ruled out indefinitely because of a hamstring injury, Australia`s selectors face some tricky decisions for the second test against India.

Michael Clarke backs Brad Haddin to captain Australia in remaining Tests
Michael Clarke backs Brad Haddin to captain Australia in remaining Tests

Injured skipper Michael Clarke has backed Brad Haddin as Australia cricket captain for the remainder of the Test series against India saying he is confident that the wicket-keeper batsman will get all the support from the team to do a "wonderful" job.

West Indies turn attention to Centurion Test against South Africa
West Indies turn attention to Centurion Test against South Africa

The West Indies will hold their first training session in Centurion Sunday, as they beef up preparations for the first Test against South Africa starting Wednesday.

India exposed Australian bowlers with fine batting: Mohammad Azharuddin
India exposed Australian bowlers with fine batting: Mohammad Azharuddin

Defending the Indian team for attempting to chase a stiff target of 364 set by Australia in the first Test, former Indian captain Mohammad Azharuddin said that the young Indian batting line-up had exposed the home team's bowlers.

Twitter reactions on emphatic Virat Kohli
Twitter reactions on emphatic Virat Kohli

India lost the first Test match at Adelaide on Saturday but it was skipper Virat Kohli who stole the limelight and made a stellar 141 to keep his side in the hunt against Australia.

Michael Clarke in doubt for India Tests after another injury setback
Michael Clarke in doubt for India Tests after another injury setback

Australia skipper Michael Clarke limped off the field with an apparent hamstring injury on the final day of the first Adelaide Test against India on Saturday.

Brilliant David Warner, Nathan Lyon rise in peak of things for Australia
Brilliant David Warner, Nathan Lyon rise in peak of things for Australia

Australia will be the happier team at the end of the fourth day as they took the advantage over India by getting a big lead of 363 runs. Two players who contributed largely to Australia's fortunes were David Warner and off-spinner Nathan Lyon.

David Warner hits another ton as Australia dominate proceedings
David Warner hits another ton as Australia dominate proceedings

Opener David Warner extended his purple patch with the bat by cracking his second century of the match as the first cricket Test against India headed for an exciting finish with Australia gaining an overall lead of 363 runs runs here today.

Umpires step in as tensions boil over in first Test between Australia and India
Umpires step in as tensions boil over in first Test between Australia and India

Umpires had to intervene when tempers boiled over between Australian and Indian players in the first Test in Adelaide on Friday, as the home side took control.

David Warner completes 1000 Test runs in calendar year
David Warner completes 1000 Test runs in calendar year

Australian opening batsman David Warner completed his 1000 Test runs in 2014 on Friday. The southpaw achieved the milestone against India in Australia's second innings in the first Test in Adelaide on Friday.

No DRS for India-Australia Test series
No DRS for India-Australia Test series

With India continuing its criticism of the Decision Review System in its current form, the technology will not be used in the four-Test series against Australia, starting in Adelaide from Tuesday.

Curator promises sporting track for opening Adelaide Test
Curator promises sporting track for opening Adelaide Test

The pitch for the opening Test between India and Australia here will have something for everybody, said curator Damian Hough promising that the track would ensure a healthy contest between bat and ball in the match starting tomorrow.

Virat Kohli to lead India in first Test against Australia
Virat Kohli to lead India in first Test against Australia

Virat Kohli has confirmed he will lead India into the first test against Australia starting in Adelaide on Tuesday as stand-in captain in place of Mahendra Singh Dhoni. 

Mitchell Johnson vows no bouncer let-up despite tragedy
Mitchell Johnson vows no bouncer let-up despite tragedy

Fearsome Australia strike bowler Mitchell Johnson said Monday he will have no reservations about bowling short-pitched balls at India`s batsmen despite the Phillip Hughes tragedy.

Michael Clarke to lead Australia in India Test, Phil Hughes 13th man
Michael Clarke to lead Australia in India Test, Phil Hughes 13th man

Michael Clarke was Monday passed fit to lead Australia in the emotional opening Test against India in Adelaide, with the late Phillip Hughes symbolically named 13th man.