Ajinkya Rahane suffered from back pain during the innings. He was hit on the body. The odds had been stacked against him in every possible way.
Highlights, India vs Australia, 1st Test at Adelaide Day 3, Full Cricket Score: Hosts win by eight wickets
India vs Australia 2020 Live score and latest update of 1st test at Adelaide: What a day for Australia. Josh Hazlewood and Pat Cummins did a mind-bowling job with the ball in the first session. Indian batsmen simply couldn't cope against them and ended up with only 36-9 in their second innings. Australia needed 90 and they reached the target for the loss of just two wickets. Joe Burns remained unbeaten on 51. Australia take 1-0 lead in the four-Test series.
Highlights, India vs Australia, 1st Test at Adelaide Day 2, Full cricket score: Visitors take 62-run lead at stumps
India vs Australia 2020 Live score and latest update of 1st Test at Adelaide: Team India take the advantage at the end of second day's action. The bowlers put out a good show today, ensuring Australia get bowled for 191 in reply to India's 244. The hosts total would've been a lot less if not for a fighting knock from their captain Tim Paine. Shaw failed again but Bumrah's batting stole the limelight in the final few minutes of the day. Australian bowlers need to come out good tomorrow if they want to snatch the Test. India will look to bat the entire day tomorrow.
India vs Australia: Will Pucovski, David Warner ruled out of hosts' squad for first Test, Marcus Harris called up
Warner injured his adductor muscle in the field during the second one-day international against India while Pucovski sustained a concussion while batting for Australia A in the tour match against India at Drummoyne Oval in Sydney.
India vs Australia: Pat Cummins hopeful of Will Pucovski's return from concussion injury to play first Test
Pucovski, who was considered a sure-shot selection for the series-opener in Adelaide starting on 17 December, was hit on the helmet by pacer Kartik Tyagi
Cricket Australia (CA) announced on Saturday that its national squad would return form the current tour of the UK to Adelaide for its mandatory quarantine period and preparation for the upcoming home season, including the tour by the Indians, a report in cricket.com.au said.
Pat Cummins on IPL recording-breaking bid: 'Feeling yet to sink in but my life hasn't changed at all'
A lot of cricketers have had changed priorities since the advent of private T20 leagues but Cummins is a chip off the old block who, like India skipper Virat Kohli, values the Test format.
Rohit Sharma hopes to compete in both T20 World Cup and IPL despite fears of cancellation due to COVID-19
The ICC is yet to decide on the fate of the World Cup, scheduled to be held in October-November in Australia, while the BCCI has postponed the popular and lucrative Indian Premier League (IPL) indefinitely.
Australia will allow crowds of up to 10,000 at small sports stadiums, says Prime Minister Scott Morrison
Morrison said Australia’s states were working toward rules which would let stadiums with capacities of up to 40,000 host up to 10,000 spectators.
India are scheduled to play four tests and three one-day internationals in December and January on a tour reportedly worth A$300 million ($193.77 million) in broadcast revenue for Cricket Australia
Adam Zampa joins calls for review of Australia's wickets, says 'spin has been taken out of the game'
Short format specialist Zampa said he had rarely come across a genuine turning wicket in domestic Sheffield Shield matches, apart from the odd occasion at the Sydney Cricket Ground and when the Adelaide Oval’s drop-in pitch was “green and patchy”.
Australia's Josh Hazlewood picks Adelaide Oval as venue if entire series against India is held at one stadium
It is "not ideal" but fast bowler Josh Hazlewood has suggested that the entire Border-Gavaskar Trophy be held at one venue — Adelaide Oval — as Cricket Australia is exploring options to save next summer's Test series against India.
Australia vs Pakistan: Yasir Shah has woken up awful sleeping beast Steve Smith, feel Australian teammates
Smith, a brand ambassador and investor in an Australian mattress company, revealed he was “an awful sleeper” during the Ashes series in England, saying his mind would race with thoughts about where to hit the ball and how to play various bowlers.
Australia vs Pakistan: Hosts retain team for second Test in Adelaide after convincing win in Brisbane; Pakistan set for changes
Australia captain Tim Paine said there's no reason to change the team that beat Pakistan by an innings and five runs in the first Test in Brisbane.
Australia cricketers to raise toast to 'absent friend' Phillip Hughes on five-year anniversary of batsman's tragic death
25-year-old Hughes died after being struck by a bouncer on the neck while batting for South Australia in a Sheffield Shield match in Sydney five years ago
Australia vs Sri Lanka: Pacer Lasith Malinga to lead visitors in three T20Is; Kusal Perera, Niroshan Dikwella also named in squad
Sri Lanka's T20 skipper Lasith Malinga, who skipped the recent Pakistan tour citing security fears, was on Thursday included in a 16-man squad to play against Australia.
India vs Australia: MS Dhoni revels under pressure at Adelaide Oval, silences his critics once again
For the league of extraordinary cricketers like MS Dhoni, pressure is an ally and something to embrace and revel in. He did it again in Adelaide and he's been doing it consistently for years. Nothing flusters him, not even the critics.
India vs Australia 2nd ODI stats wrap: Virat Kohli's love for Aussies, Aaron Finch's stumps take a battering and more
Virat Kohli scored yet another century in a run chase and in the process added to his burgeoning tally of milestones. Here's a look at all the numbers from the 2nd ODI at the Adelaide Oval.
India vs Australia: Virat Kohli's 39th ton, MS Dhoni's fifty lead visitors to thrilling series-levelling win at Adelaide
Chase master Virat Kohli could not take his team to the finishing line this time but Dhoni (55 off 54) and Dinesh Karthik (25 off 14) rose to the occasion with an unbeaten 57-run stand off 34 balls, taking India home with four balls to spare. Australia scored 298-8 after opting to bat.
'It was a privilege to have seen this one from Virat Kohli': Twitter in awe of yet another century by India captain
Chase master Virat Kohli lit up the Adelaide Oval with yet another century, his 39th in ODI cricket. And as always, Twitter was in awe of the Indian captain.