India vs Australia: SCG officials launch investigation into Indian fan's complaint of racial profiling during third Test
Sydney resident Krishna Kumar met Venues NSW legal personnel on Thursday to lodge an official complaint, accusing the security at the venue of racial profiling and unjustified frisking.
India vs Australia: Rohit Sharma lavishes praise on debutant T Natarajan, says pacer is 'here to stay'
Natarajan, who came in as a net bowler, joined fellow rookies Mohammed Siraj, Washington Sundar and Shardul Thakur to restrict Australia to 369, which according to Rohit is no mean feat.
India vs Australia: Rohit Sharma loses battle of wits against Nathan Lyon as visitors end Day 2 on backfoot
After Sharma’s dismissal, India didn’t score a run for 32 balls. In hindsight, Sharma was right that if he didn’t take on the bowling then the scoring rate would stagnate. But somewhere there had to be better game awareness.
India vs Australia: 'Disciplined' Washington Sundar filled in nicely for R Ashwin, says hosts' assistant coach Andrew McDonald
Hit by a barrage of injuries through the series, India picked debutants Washington (3/89) and medium pacer T Natarajan (3/78) in the playing eleven on Friday.
Rohit Sharma understands the disappointment with his shot on Day 2 of fourth Test but in his defence would explain why he went for that kind of a high-risk stroke.
India vs Australia: Rohit Sharma's dismissal puts visitors on backfoot on rain-hit Day 2 of Brisbane Test
With heavy thundershowers preventing any play in the post tea session, India ended the day at 62 for two, 307 behind Australia's first innings total.
India vs Australia, Highlights, 4th Test at Brisbane, Day 2, Full Cricket Score: Play abandoned due to wet outfield as visitors trail by 307 runs
So the whole last session has been lost and the officials have decided to make up for it by resuming the game half an earlier tomorrow. Day 2 honours should go to India. With an inexperienced bowling attack, they restricted Australian first innings to 369 after the hosts resumed innings today at 274/5. Rohit batted well for his 44 before his attacking style of play led to his fall, yet again. Pujara and Rahane have looked assured in the middle and India, trailing by 307, need them to carry on for long.The coverage starts tomorrow at 4 am and remember the game resumes at 5 am and not 5.30 am IST. Take care and good-bye.
India vs Australia: Adam Gilchrist says visitors will have to work out why they've suffered so many injuries
The Indian team has turned into a mini-hospital with multiple players nursing injuries, so much so that it became difficult to field a fit playing XI for the fourth Test which began on Friday.
India vs Australia: Always felt my red-ball skills are very good, says Test debutant Washington Sundar
Sundar was asked to stay back by the team management after the white-ball series to help as a net bowler but injuries to key players landed him in a mouth-watering duel with Smith on Friday.
India vs Australia: Mohammed Siraj, Washington Sundar reportedly abused by Gabba crowd days after SCG incident
On Friday, a report in the Sydney Morning Herald quoted a spectator as saying that a section of the crowd at the Gabba targeted Siraj.
Labuschagne, however, credited the Indian bowlers for being disciplined early on and hardly giving away any scoring opportunities.
India vs Australia: Visitors' inexperienced bowling attack toils valiantly as teams share honours on Day 1
Despite the lack of Test experience, all bowlers did an admirable job. Taking five wickets on a placid Gabba pitch was a terrific effort, but as they discovered during the day, it only gets tougher with each spell in Test cricket.
India vs Australia: Inexperienced visitors fight back but Marnus Labuschagne ton gives hosts edge on Day 1
Australia finished the first day on 274 for five, with Cameron Green on 28 and Tim Paine alongside him on 38 to put the home side marginally in front on a benign Gabba wicket.
India vs Australia: 'Net bowler' T Natarajan becomes first Indian to make international debut in three formats on same tour
Natarajan was one of the rookies named in the playing eleven of the injury-ravaged Indian team against Australia in the fourth and final Test which started here on Friday.
The 28-year-old Saini had bowled five balls of his eighth, and the innings 36th, over during the second session when he had to walk off the field because of the pain.
India vs Australia, Highlights, 4th Test at Brisbane, Day 1, Full Cricket Score: Hosts finish day at 274/5
Siraj to bowl the final over of the day. Mix up between the batters off the second but thankfully, no damage is done, a comfortable double there. The third delivery is a nip backer, Green happy to leave it. A wild bouncer off the last. Australia finish Day 1 at 274/5.
India vs Australia, 4th Test Preview: Depleted visitors prepare for final push in Gabbatoir cauldron
A depleted yet plucky India still have the chance to win the series and will retain the trophy even if they draw the last Test. However, it will be an uphill task as they try to wade through challenges galore having entered the Gabbatoir.
Gambhir feels it would be unfair to force Bumrah to play in all the matches against England, starting 5 February in Chennai.
India vs Australia: Tim Paine plays down Sunil Gavaskar's comments on him, says 'Sunny can keep saying what he wants to say'
On the last day of the Sydney Test, Paine tried to unsettle Ravichandran Ashwin by sledging the Indian spinner and Gavaskar promptly termed it "unbefitting of national team captain" whose days as the man in charge seemed to be "numbered".
Smith has faced accusations he had been trying to cheat by scuffing up batsman Rishabh Pant's guard at the crease during the tense drawn third Test at Sydney, which left the series locked at 1-1.