With Melbourne battling surge in coronavirus cases, Sydney makes pitch to host India Boxing Day Test
Currently four Tests against India are pencilled in for Brisbane, Adelaide, Melbourne and Sydney from early December, with Perth hosting Afghanistan.
According to Prasad, it might be a good idea to have at least a 26-strong squad for the tour Down Under where both India and the 'A' team could be clubbed together for a month.
Umpire Daryl Harper says he still stands by decision to give Sachin Tendulkar lbw off Glenn McGrath in 1999
Tendulkar was dismissed for a duck after being struck on his shoulder while attempting to duck what he presumed was a bouncer from McGrath, with umpire Harper ultimately adjudging it lbw.
Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc, Josh Hazlewood crucial to beating India, believes former Australia seamer Brett Lee
Brett Lee feels Australia's pace unit will play a central role in their home campaign against India later this summer, and added that the artificial substance could be used to make the Kookaburra ball swing more with the saliva ban in place.
Australia requires international arrivals to isolate in quarantine hotels due to the COVID-19 pandemic, though some have been allowed to pass the period at home due to health reasons.
Hazlewood and his proven pace colleagues will be up against the Kohli-led Indian team if its upcoming tour of Australia goes on as scheduled.
Former Australia batsman Mike Hussey backed Rohit Sharma to flourish as a Test opener in India's tour Down Under later this year.
Boxing Day Test between India and Australia at MCG won't look great without crowds, says Mark Taylor
Mark Taylor said authorities should not hesitate in moving out the match from the MCG in the wake of rising coronavirus cases of in Victoria
Nathan Lyon rates India-Australia Test series at par with Ashes, says players keen to avenge 2018-19 loss
Star Australia off-spinner Nathan Lyon on Wednesday said that a Test series against India is equivalent to the Ashes and come December, their team will be come out all guns blazing to avenge the series defeat of 2018-19.
Australia Test captain Tim Paine fears the Boxing Day Test against India could be moved out of the iconic Melbourne Cricket Ground in the wake of rising cases of coronavirus in Victoria.
During last year's ODI World Cup, Kohli had asked the Indian fans at the Oval to applaud Smith and not boo him, a gesture which earned the Indian captain the prestigious ICC Spirit of Cricket award.
India's Cheteshwar Pujara says facing pink ball in day-night Tests a different challenge for batsmen altogether
India's Test specialist Cheteshwar Pujara on Thursday admitted that playing day-night Tests is an altogether different challenge for the batsman as the pace and visibility of the pink ball is very different from traditional red ball.
Will be a 'bigger and stiffer challenge' for India with Steve Smith and David Warner back for Australia, says Rahul Dravid
Batting great Rahul Dravid feels with 'impactful' Steve Smith and David Warner up their ranks this time around, India will face stiff challenge in their Test tour of Australia later this year.
Aaron Finch dismisses Michael Clarke’s ‘IPL contract’ claim, says Australia played Test series against India in ‘right spirit’
Australian cricketers played the 2018-19 home Test series against India in the "right spirit" and were not trying to be nice to opposition Virat Kohli to land IPL contracts, said limited overs skipper Aaron Finch, rejecting Michael Clarke's controversial claim.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Australia vice captain Travis Head backs idea of playing entire India series in Adelaide
Australia vice captain Travis Head backed on Thursday the idea of playing the entire Test series against India in a ‘bio-secure’ Adelaide Oval to ensure the lucrative fixture goes ahead later this year.
Australia vs India is the kind of series you 'want to play in and do well in', says opener Joe Burns
Australia opener Joe Burns is eyeing the Tests against India should they take place later this year, to stabilise his stop-start international career, saying "you want to play in and do well in" in this kind of series.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Cash-strapped Cricket Australia secure $50 million loan if India series gets scrapped, claims report
Cricket Australia has secured a loan of $50 million, an upfront payment as part of a larger $200 million credit, which it has sought to cover the losses if India fail to tour the country later this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Cricket Australia (CA) Chief Executive Kevin Roberts has said deep staff pay cuts were necessary to shore up the game’s finances amid the coronavirus shutdown, despite the governing body holding tens of millions of dollars in stock investments.
Australia coach Justin Langer reveals Virat Kohli's animated celebrations in 2018-19 series made him feel like a 'punching bag'
Australian coach Justin Langer has revealed that he felt like a "punching bag" after Virat Kohli's aggressive celebrations during India's 2018-19 tour while also calling out the "double standards" when it comes to sledging in cricket.
BCCI president Sourav Ganguly on Sunday said Australia "outplayed" India in the final of the ICC Women's T20 World Cup in Melbourne.