Siraj turned out to be one of the architects of India's success and successfully stepped into the shoes of his senior pace colleagues after making his debut in the series-turning second Test in Melbourne.
"I can't believe the fallout from this Test is his captaincy, that's just an absolute joke," Handscomb told reporters.
India vs Australia: Ian Healy lashes out at Tim Paine, says 'desperate and petty' Aussies overstepped the mark in Sydney
Ian Healy lashed out at Australia skipper Tim Paine for for sledging India's Ravichandran Ashwin on the final day.
India vs Australia: Ravindra Jadeja ruled out of fourth Test after sustaining dislocated thumb in Sydney
Jadeja was hit on the thumb by a bouncer from Australia paceman Mitchell Starc while batting in his team's first innings in Sydney. The third match ended in a draw with the series tied at 1-1.
India vs Australia: Disappointing a 'very mild' word for racism, this needs to be dealt with iron fist, says R Ashwin
Play was halted for a few minutes on the fourth day of the match after India pacer Mohammed Siraj complained of abuse from a section of the SCG crowd, leading to expulsion of some spectators and an unreserved apology from the host board.
India vs Australia: Visitors dealt with fresh injury blow as Ravindra Jadeja, Rishabh Pant taken to scans
Ravindra Jadeja's 28-run knock allowed India to limit Australia's first-innings lead to less than 100 but towards the end, a short ball from Mitchell Starc hit him on the gloves and he needed immediate medical attention.
India vs Australia: Wearing masks mandatory for fans attending third Test in Sydney, says NSW health minister
The announcement comes after a fan attending Boxing Day Test between India and Australia at the MCG in December tested positive for COVID-19.
India vs Australia: Navdeep Saini better suited to play Sydney Test due to his extra pace, says Ashish Nehra
While Shardul Thakur and T Natarajan are also in contention, the former left-arm pacer feels the selection of Saini for the Sydney Test, starting Thursday, is a no-brainer if one goes by pure cricketing logic.
India vs Australia: 'It can be very costly', says Virat Kohli on showing replay on screen before DRS referral
India lost the third T20 International by 12 runs and one of the reasons could be attributed to the fact that Wade, who could have been adjudged leg before off T Natarajan at a score of 50, got a lucky reprieve and added 30 more runs.
The Australian cricket team are donning a special indigenous jersey for their ongoing T20I series against India. Here, we explain the meanings behind the symbols on the jersey.
India vs Australia, 1st T20I takeaways: 'Chah-Deja', concussion, confusion and more from series-opener in Canberra
The concussion substitute’, and its usage and application, became the central talking point from Friday’s series-opener.
India vs Australia: Virat Kohli surpasses Sachin Tendulkar's record to become fastest to 12,000 ODI runs
Kohli, who needed 23 runs for the landmark coming into the match, touched the figure in his 242nd innings when he took a single off Sean Abbott in the 13th over of the India innings.
India vs Australia 2020 Highlights, 2nd ODI Match at Sydney, Full Cricket Score: Hosts win by 51 runs, seal series 2-0
India vs Australia 2020, Live Cricket Score of 2nd ODI Match: It's over! India have been beaten by 51 runs. Another massive victory for Australia as they clinch the ODI series with an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match series.
Here's all you need to know about India's tour of Australia, with the full-fledged series starting on Friday.
India vs Australia: There's plenty of room for banter and having fun but no room for abuse, says Justin Langer
Previous clashes between the cricketing heavyweights have been marked by bitter rows, and Australian opener David Warner said this week that he expects Virat Kohli's men will try to wind him up during the tour.
India vs Australia: R Ashwin has his task cut out for him in Test series — improve upon dismal overseas record
R Ashwin has the skills, and his overseas record is remarkably poor considering just how good he is. Australia are there for the taking. Ashwin needs to step up and show the world that he can take advantage of that.
India vs Australia, Highlights, 3rd T20I at Sydney, Full Cricket Score: Virat Kohli's unbeaten 61 helps visitors level series
Latest Updates: Result: India win the third T20I at the SCG, series ends at 1-1. Virat Kohli caps off the victory with a boundary as he clears the infield easily. A boundary to wide long on.
India vs Australia: Despite MCG washout, biggest takeaway for visitors was bowling attack's ability to learn from past mistakes
The ability of Indian bowling attack to adapt quickly to conditions, learn from mistakes and execute it with minimal time to practice is a major takeaway for the management from Melbourne T20I.
India vs Australia, Highlights, 2nd T20I at Melbourne, Full Cricket Score: Game called off due to rain
India vs Australia Live Score: And we are hearing the second T20I has been called off. What a shame after Virat Kohli's India put in a solid performance in the first innings, the rain decides to play spoilsport. Afraid that's it – Match abandoned due to rain. India won't have a chance to win another T20I series, as how things stand Australia lead 1-0 with final T20I to be played at Sydney, the best India will be able to do is square the series and more importantly register first win in their Australia tourney before the four Tests start.
India vs Australia, Highlights, 1st T20I at Brisbane, Full Cricket Score: Aussies register 4-run win in thrilling match
India vs Australia Live Score: Top game to kickstart the long tour of India Down Under. Australia lost their way in with the bat in the middle period with the bat only to brought back into the game with a rapid 70-odd stand between Glenn Maxwell and Marcus Stoinis before rain halted play, reducing it to a 17-over affair. In reply Dhawan bolted his way to another fine half-century despite losing Rohit Sharma early. KL Rahul and Virat Kohli didn't hang long, as Australia tightened their grip. Karthik and Pant with some big-hitting especially that 25-run over off Tye helped India make a late back door entry. So much so that they brought the equation down to 13 runs off the final over. Stoinis held his nerve sealing Australia's first win in last five outings. A wake up call for the visitors, who entered the fixture as 'favourites'.