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.
India vs Australia: Don't think any Australian cricketer deserves it, says Travis Head after MCG crowd boos Mitchell Marsh
The MCG crowd started booing Marsh once his name was announced on the public address system when he came onto bowl on Day 1 of the third Test.
Indian captain Virat Kohli was dropped on 47 by Australian skipper Tim Paine in Mitchell Starc's brilliant over towards the end of the innings on Day 1.
India vs Australia: Mayank Agarwal's coach Irfan Sait expects Virender Sehwag-like innings from his ward
Mayank scored a triple-hundred and three centuries along with four fifties in last year's Ranji Trophy at an astonishing average of 76.46, scoring 1003 runs.
India vs Australia: Ravindra Jadeja was fit at the time of selection, says chief selector MSK Prasad
Jadeja, who had a shoulder stiffness, couldn't feature in the second Test in Perth and coach Ravi Shastri told the mediapersons that the player was carrying the niggle from India.
India vs Australia: Ravindra Jadeja’s ‘injury’ episode raises questions about team management’s handling of fitness issues
At this stage, the Ravindra Jadeja injury episode is starting to become a merry-go-round, and looks nothing more than a deflection tactic in the build-up to the third Test in Melbourne.
India vs Australia: Justin Langer surprised at 'average' rating of Perth pitch, seeks bat-ball balance to avoid boredom
Australia coach Justin Langer added, "That was the fastest pitch I've ever seen in Perth and I've been there a long time."
India vs Australia: Michael Hussey says Virat Kohli, Tim Paine handled verbal exchanges well, nipped the situation before it could escalate
Reacting to Kohli's celebrations at the fall of Australian wickets in the second Test in Perth, Hussey had said that the India captain "was out of control".
Check out the best images of the final day of the second Test between Australia and India at Perth
Australia endured some frustrating moments during their 31-run loss to India in first Test when a few decisions went against the hosts after reviewing the umpires calls.
Young sensation Prithvi Shaw resumes road to recovery, starts running after suffering ligament injury
Young Indian batting phenomenon Prithvi Shaw resumed running in his battle to be fit for the second Test against Australia after a nasty ligament injury sidelined him late last month.
Much is being made out of the forthcoming series as a contest between Virat Kohli and Australia. The real story, however, will be the performance of the rest.
India vs Australia: 'Classy, resilient, tenacious', twitter salutes Cheteshwar Pujara for brilliant ton on Day 1
The twitteratti showered glowing praise on Cheteshwar Pujara for standing tall, withering the storm and to remain defiant in his knock of 123 that helped India recover to a good position from a precarious one
India vs Australia Quiz: Miss the pre-series banter? Here are 10 questions to warm you up before the big Test series begins
Here are 10 questions that will test your knowledge regarding all that he been said from India's previous tours of Australia. Let's see how many of these zingers you recall.
India vs Australia: A tale of stinging tails for Virat Kohli and Co and the desperate need for an antidote
India's struggle against opposition lower-order in the SENA (South Africa, England, New Zealand and Australia) countries has been like a persistent migraine that crops up every time you're in an important meeting.
India vs Australia: From VVS Laxman to Virat Kohli, players who emerged from Aussie tours since 2000
As India get ready to take on Australia, we take a look at players that emerged from the tour of Oz.
India vs Australia: Indian bowlers need to consistently hit fuller lengths to succeed Down Under, says former bowling coach
Former India bowling coach Joe Dawes reckons the pitch at Adelaide Oval, venue of first Test, would suit India in terms of finding that right length.
R Ashwin said bowling in partnerships will be of paramount importance, especially since India will be missing a fifth bowler in injured Hardik Pandya.
India vs Australia: Prithvi Shaw's injury headlines frustrating day for Indian bowlers in tour match against CA XI
Cricket Australia XI were 356/6 in 102 overs at stumps in response to India's 358 all out at the Sydney Cricket Ground on Friday.
Dean Jones said not engaging India captain Virat Kohli in a verbal battle will serve the Australians well.