India vs Australia: Bereaved Mohammed Siraj decides to stay back in Australia, Sourav Ganguly lauds 'character'
Board president Sourav Ganguly took to Twitter to laud Mohammed Siraj for his resilience and mental fortitude in this hour of tragedy.
The injury in common language is side strain and Ishant has been at the NCA doing his extensive rehabilitation work under the watchful eyes of Director Rahul Dravid and head physio Ashish Kaushik.
India vs Australia: Won't mind playing first Test with red ball at Gabba if it's not Adelaide, says Josh Hazlewood
Hazlewood said his teammates wouldn't mind the Gabba as a backup venue though he still expects the game to go ahead as scheduled in Adelaide from 17 to 21 December.
Australia captain Tim Paine and his men were involved a spat with Kohli during India's last tour of Australia with ended with the visitors registering their first ever Test series (2-1) win Down Under.
IPL 2020: Rohit Sharma's injury saga rekindles club vs country debate, puts BCCI's transparency, or lack of, in spotlight
Rohit Sharma's injury saga appears as a case where BCCI didn't want him to play in the short term while the player opted to do otherwise, defying the cricket board's wishes.
The 21-year-old Green averages 52.23 with the bat and 21.53 with the ball from 17 first-class matches for Western Australia, and former Test captain Greg Chappell has described him as the best young batter since Ricky Ponting.
India vs Australia: MCG to host Boxing Day Test as CA announce fixtures for Virat Kohli and Co's tour Down Under
The announcement came hours after Australia's second largest city exited a months-long coronavirus lockdown which enabled the MCG to confirm it would stage its traditional Boxing Day Test.
IPL 2020: Injured Rohit Sharma may turn up for Mumbai Indians on 3 November despite not being name in India squads
Rohit Sharma was on Monday left out of all three squads for the tour of Australia due to a recurring hamstring injury
India vs Australia: Cheteshwar Pujara, Hanuma Vihari, coaching staff set to join squad in UAE ahead of tour Down Under
India will be travelling to Australia with a jumbo squad comprising 30 playing members across formats considering that the series will be played in a bio-bubble amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
BCCI Apex Council to meet on Saturday for discussing quarantine period before Australia, England series
The stated quarantine period of 14 days in Brisbane before the start of the Australia tour, and the venues and formats for the mega home series against England will be discussed at the BCCI Apex Council meeting on Saturday.
BCCI's request for shorter quarantine period for India players in Australia likely to be rejected, says report
India are keen on a reduced quarantine and wants the players to be allowed to train in a bio-secure bubble instead of being restricted to a hotel room, which, the BCCI fears, can take a toll on the fitness of its players.
With players spending extended periods in bubbles, away from their families, Langer is acutely aware that managing mental health is as important as his players' physical wellbeing as they prepare to take on India in a Test series.
During the COVID-19 break, Starc trained with his New South Wales teammates, which, he says, allowed him to return to top physical shape ahead of the much-anticipated home Test series against the Virat Kohli-led India later this year.
Hazlewood said, “India’s bowling attack got us last time and that is what we don’t like to happen on our home soil.”
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.
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.
'It is very, very depressing': Sourav Ganguly hopes for shorter quarantine for Team India in Australia
"We don't want the players to go that far and sit in hotel rooms for two weeks, " said Sourav Ganguly
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.
He has been Virat Kohli's go-to bowler on unresponsive Indian tracks and seasoned pacer Umesh Yadav credits his "enormous mental strength" for keeping him in the game despite a stop-start international career for the past 10 years.