Anushka Sharma-Virat Kohli in Melbourne for New Year
Anushka Sharma-Virat Kohli in Melbourne for New Year

Bollywood damsel Anushka Sharma has joined beau Virat Kohli in Melbourne to cheer for him and Team India on the Boxing Day match against Australia.

India vs Australia 3rd Test, Day 1: As it Happened...
India vs Australia 3rd Test, Day 1: As it Happened...

Australia finish Day 1 on 259/5 against India. Smith 72* and Haddin 23* are on the crease. Shami was the pick of the bowlers taking 2/55.

India vs Australia: Sunil Gavaskar defends MS Dhoni on 'unrest' remark
India vs Australia: Sunil Gavaskar defends MS Dhoni on 'unrest' remark

Batting legend Sunil Gavaskar on Thursday defended Mahendra Singh Dhoni for his "unrest" comment that got the media talking about a rift within the Indian cricket team in Australia, saying that the Indian captain might have chosen a wrong word to describe the situation.

Sledging war shows no signs of abating in third Test
Sledging war shows no signs of abating in third Test

Captain MS Dhoni said Thursday sledging had nothing to do with India`s losing performance in the series against Australia and he encouraged more of it in this week`s third Test in Melbourne.

India vs Australia: Kohli-Dhawan spat will soon be forgotten, says Ganguly
India vs Australia: Kohli-Dhawan spat will soon be forgotten, says Ganguly

The much publicised dressing room spat between Virat Kohli and Shikhar Dhawan will soon be forgotten, claims former India captain Sourav Ganguly.

Virat Kohli used a knife and he stabbed Shikhar Dhawan, mocks MS Dhoni
Virat Kohli used a knife and he stabbed Shikhar Dhawan, mocks MS Dhoni

He stirred up a hornet's nest by talking about a dressing room unrest but Indian cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni sought to quell the speculation with a dash of humour on Thursday, saying that the imaginary stories that came out could be made into a movie by Warner brothers.

India can still square the series, feels Sourav Ganguly
India can still square the series, feels Sourav Ganguly

Former India skipper, Sourav Ganguly has some encouraging words for the Indian team touring Australia and believes that they can still square the series despite losing the first two Tests matches in contrasting fashions.

Spat between Delhi Virat Kohli-Shikhar Dhawan sorted!
Spat between Delhi Virat Kohli-Shikhar Dhawan sorted!

Tiff between two Delhi lads Virat Kohli and Shikhar Dhawan, which made the dressing room atmosphere a bit tense during the fourth Day of second Test against Australia, seems to be over now as both the top-order batsmen were looking friendly during India's intense training session on Wednesday.

Difficult times ahead for Dhoni & Co as Mitchell Johnson regains form

Ahead of India’s tour of Australia, the biggest threat for Mahendra Singh Dhoni and his team was none other than the meanest in-form speedster Mitchell Johnson.

Ind vs Aus: Dhoni & Co have to win Boxing Day Test to keep series alive
Ind vs Aus: Dhoni & Co have to win Boxing Day Test to keep series alive

While going into the third Test, India would be under immense pressure against Australia as they are already at the back-foot in the series after losing the first two Tests in the four-match series.

India don't believe they can win away from home: Matthew Hayden
India don't believe they can win away from home: Matthew Hayden

Not too impressed with the Indian cricket team, former Australian opener Matthew Hayden feels the tourists do not seem to believe that they can win away from home and have gone "missing" during key moments of the ongoing Test series.

After 'Fingergate' Virat Kohli is back to MCG for Boxing Day Test
After 'Fingergate' Virat Kohli is back to MCG for Boxing Day Test

In 2012, when the first time Virat Kohli played a Test at Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG), he ended up paying 50% of his match fees as fine for showing his middle finger to a section of crowd on Day 2 of the second Test.

India vs Australia: David Warner, Shane Watson shake off injury fears for 3rd Test
India vs Australia: David Warner, Shane Watson shake off injury fears for 3rd Test

Opener David Warner and all-rounder Shane Watson both took part in training on Wednesday as injury scares eased for Australia ahead of the Boxing Day Test against India.

India vs Australia, 2nd Test: Did Ishant Sharma, Varun Aaron arrive late at Gabba on 4th day?
India vs Australia, 2nd Test: Did Ishant Sharma, Varun Aaron arrive late at Gabba on 4th day?

While Indian batsmen were collapsing like a pack of cards on Day 4 of the Brisbane Tests, speedsters Ishant Sharma and Varun Aaron reached late to the ground, according to an Australian newspaper.

Virat Kohli surpasses Sachin Tendulkar on Twitter to head list
Virat Kohli surpasses Sachin Tendulkar on Twitter to head list

Indian vice-captain Virat Kohli has overtaken Sachin Tendulkar as the most followed sportsperson on Twitter though the iconic cricketer still holds the number two spot a year after his retirement.

India is going to be aggressive: Brad Haddin
India is going to be aggressive: Brad Haddin

 India have set an aggressive tone to the ongoing four-match Test series and Australia is not expecting any let-up going ahead for the Boxing Day Test, Australian wicket-keeper Brad Haddin said on Tuesday.

Ex-India bowling coach Joe Dawes warns India to ignore sledging to beat Oz
Ex-India bowling coach Joe Dawes warns India to ignore sledging to beat Oz

Former Indian cricket team bowling coach Joe Dawes has warned Mahendra Singh Dhoni's struggling men to ignore sledging if they want to beat Australia, claiming that the tourists have a good, young group of men at the centre of the team.

Shikhar Dhawan-Virat Kohli's fight caused unrest in dressing room during Brisbane Test: Report
Shikhar Dhawan-Virat Kohli's fight caused unrest in dressing room during Brisbane Test: Report

Indian opener Shikhar Dhawan and vice-captain Virat Kohli had a fallout on the fourth day of the Brisbane Test against Australia, which the tourists eventually lost by four wickets to trail 2-0 in the four-match series, according to a reputed English daily.

Shikhar Dhawan, Virat Kohli fit for Boxing Day Test
Shikhar Dhawan, Virat Kohli fit for Boxing Day Test

 India's opener Shikhar Dhawan and vice-captain Virat Kohli have recovered from their injuries sustained during the second Test against Australia and are fit to play the third match beginning in Melbourne on December 26.

BCCI announces contracted players list, Bhuvneshwar Kumar promoted to Grade A
BCCI announces contracted players list, Bhuvneshwar Kumar promoted to Grade A

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Monday announced the list of its contracted players for the 2014-15 season.