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Ajinkya Rahane: 'Someone else took credit for decisions I took in Australia'
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Ajinkya Rahane: 'Someone else took credit for decisions I took in Australia'

Stand-in captain for the Australia series Rahane said "someone else took the credit" for decisions he made to resurrect the team after the nightmarish 36 all out in the Adelaide Test.

Ashes 2021-22: I was really angry after missing Adelaide Test, says Pat Cummins
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Ashes 2021-22: I was really angry after missing Adelaide Test, says Pat Cummins

Australia captain Pat Cummins didn't know how to channelise his anger after a fellow diner turned out to be COVID-19 positive, forcing him to miss the second Ashes Test in Adelaide.

Ashes 2021-22: Battling England succumb as Australia clinch second Test by 275 runs
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Ashes 2021-22: Battling England succumb as Australia clinch second Test by 275 runs

Australia ground down a battling England to win the second Test in Adelaide Monday and go 2-0 up in the Ashes series, leaving the visitors' dreams of winning back the hallowed urn in tatters.

Ashes 2021-22: Two media persons covering Adelaide Test infected with COVID-19
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Ashes 2021-22: Two media persons covering Adelaide Test infected with COVID-19

Two members of the media, covering the second Ashes Test, have tested positive for COVID-19, creating panic among the visiting British journalists on the fourth day of the game in Adelaide on Sunday.

Ashes 2021-22: Joe Root hurt before start of Day 4 play in Adelaide
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Ashes 2021-22: Joe Root hurt before start of Day 4 play in Adelaide

Root was hit in the abdomen while warming up for day four of the second Ashes Test Sunday and missed the start of play in another blow to England's struggling team.

Ashes 2021-22: England's Dawid Malan gutted on missing out on century again
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Ashes 2021-22: England's Dawid Malan gutted on missing out on century again

The 34-year-old South African-born Malan has now scored nine Test 50s but only converted one into a century.

Ashes 2021-22: Australia dominate proceedings at Adelaide as England collapse for 236 on Day 3
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Ashes 2021-22: Australia dominate proceedings at Adelaide as England collapse for 236 on Day 3

It all came crashing down after the dinner break with both players removed in quick succession, Root for 62 and Malan for 80, sparking a collapse that saw England slump from 150 for two to 236 all out.

Ashes 2021-22: Joe Root joins elite group with 1,600 Test runs in calendar year
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Ashes 2021-22: Joe Root joins elite group with 1,600 Test runs in calendar year

Root became just the fourth player in history to chalk up 1,600 Test runs in a calendar year Saturday — and the first since 2008 — but a maiden century in Australia again eluded him.

Ashes 2021-22: Ben Stokes says he's loving being back, ready to score big
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Ashes 2021-22: Ben Stokes says he's loving being back, ready to score big

Star all-rounder Stokes said the tourists still hope to repay England's suffering supporters, who saw their side hammered by nine wickets in the first Test

Ashes 2021-22: Australia captain Pat Cummins to finish COVID-19 isolation at home
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Ashes 2021-22: Australia captain Pat Cummins to finish COVID-19 isolation at home

Cummins received some welcome news Friday when he was allowed to leave COVID-19 isolation in Adelaide and return home to Sydney on a single charter flight.

Ashes 2021-22: Australia's Travis Head can't wait to get the second Test underway
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Ashes 2021-22: Australia's Travis Head can't wait to get the second Test underway

Travis Head said he is keen to continue with his attacking style of play in the second Test, which would be played at his home ground.

Ashes 2021-22: Australia's Josh Hazlewood injured, ruled of second Test
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Ashes 2021-22: Australia's Josh Hazlewood injured, ruled of second Test

Hazlewood has been ruled out of the second Ashes Test because of a side strain he sustained in Australia’s nine-wicket win over England in the series-opening match.

Ashes 2021-22: 'Got lot of confidence in my game, excited for Adelaide Test,' says Alex Carey
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Ashes 2021-22: 'Got lot of confidence in my game, excited for Adelaide Test,' says Alex Carey

Carey created a record for taking most catches (8) on Test debut as Australia defeated England by nine wickets in the first Ashes Test at the Gabba.

India vs Australia: Visitors need to remember they dominated first two sessions in Adelaide, says Gautam Gambhir
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India vs Australia: Visitors need to remember they dominated first two sessions in Adelaide, says Gautam Gambhir

Earlier, Gambhir had said that India would do well to enter the second Test with five bowlers and make Rahane bat at the No. 4 position.

India vs Australia: 'I can't really compare myself to Ashwin,' says Nathan Lyon
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India vs Australia: 'I can't really compare myself to Ashwin,' says Nathan Lyon

"Ashwin is a world-class bowler, to be honest. I have watched him a lot especially when I had gone to tour India and the subcontinent to try and learn of him. But he is a very cagey bowler, he has got all the variations," Lyon said.

India vs Australia: Ricky Ponting says hosts have 'good chance' to pull off a Test series sweep after Adelaide win
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India vs Australia: Ricky Ponting says hosts have 'good chance' to pull off a Test series sweep after Adelaide win

Ricky Ponting said Australia now have a "good chance" of inflicting on the visitors a series sweep in the four-Test series.

India suffer horrific batting downfall as Australia pacers run riot in hosts' dominant pink-ball Test victory
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India suffer horrific batting downfall as Australia pacers run riot in hosts' dominant pink-ball Test victory

Check out photos from the first Test between Australia and India that concluded on Saturday.

India vs Australia: Mohammed Shami taken to hospital for scans after suffering wrist injury in first Test
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India vs Australia: Mohammed Shami taken to hospital for scans after suffering wrist injury in first Test

Mohammed Shami was hit on the elbow by a Pat Cummins short ball during India’s second innings on Saturday which ended at a record lowest 36 for nine.

India vs Australia: Aussie batsmen underestimated R Ashwin, it was their undoing, says Ricky Ponting
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India vs Australia: Aussie batsmen underestimated R Ashwin, it was their undoing, says Ricky Ponting

Ashwin showcased his class by taking four wickets, including the prized scalp of Steve Smith, as Australia were bowled out for 191 in the first innings on day two of the pink ball Test at the Adelaide Oval.