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India vs England: Zak Crawley feels visitors 'would be more adept' in pink ball Test despite hosts' potent pace attack
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India vs England: Zak Crawley feels visitors 'would be more adept' in pink ball Test despite hosts' potent pace attack

An "unbelievable seam attack and incredible batsmen" make India formidable but England will have the edge in the pink ball day-night Test as the tourists are more adept at playing in seaming conditions, feels batsman Zak Crawley.

India vs England: Ravichandran Ashwin's five-for sees hosts take massive lead on Day 2 of second Test
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India vs England: Ravichandran Ashwin's five-for sees hosts take massive lead on Day 2 of second Test

Resuming the day at 300 for six, Rishabh Pant took India to 329 in their first innings with an unbeaten 58 before running out of partners.

As bubble life drags on, psychologists say cricketers need more support
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As bubble life drags on, psychologists say cricketers need more support

Cricket's long tours away from homes and family have often caused problems in the past but the restrictions of quarantine and bubble life are posing extra difficulties, experts say.

Cricket Australia confirms Indian players were racially abused during Sydney Test
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Cricket Australia confirms Indian players were racially abused during Sydney Test

CA also cleared the six spectators who were evicted from the ground after the infamous incident that halted play for a while.

Unable to identify culprits behind racial abuse towards Mohammed Siraj at Sydney, CA reportedly tells ICC
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Unable to identify culprits behind racial abuse towards Mohammed Siraj at Sydney, CA reportedly tells ICC

Additionally, the CA investigators "have cleared the six men ejected from their seats during the Sydney Test of racially abusing Mohammed Siraj."

India vs Australia: Head coach Ravi Shastri says pacer Mohammed Siraj 'find of the tour'
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India vs Australia: Head coach Ravi Shastri says pacer Mohammed Siraj 'find of the tour'

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.

India vs Australia: I can be called a bowling all-rounder, have the ability to bat, says Shardul Thakur
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India vs Australia: I can be called a bowling all-rounder, have the ability to bat, says Shardul Thakur

Thakur snared seven wickets and was India's top scorer in the first innings, striking 67 while batting at No 8. He, along with Washington Sundar, pulled the team out of trouble by conjuring a crucial 123-run stand. The partnership eventually played a key role in the team's three-wicket win.

India vs Australia: Umpires offered us option to leave Sydney Test midway amid racial abuse from crowd, says Mohammed Siraj
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India vs Australia: Umpires offered us option to leave Sydney Test midway amid racial abuse from crowd, says Mohammed Siraj

Siraj and his senior pace colleague Jasprit Bumrah faced racial abuse for two days at the Sydney Cricket Ground, forcing the Indian team management to lodge an official complaint with match referee David Boon. Cricket Australia later offered an unreserved apology for the incidents.

India vs Australia: Of pride, grit, and Test of human will
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India vs Australia: Of pride, grit, and Test of human will

Brisbane showed that winning in the new-age world is possible with old-fashioned grace; that sometimes, no amount of words can do justice to the feeling you are left with after an exhausting grind of human will.

ICC rankings: At 13th spot, Rishabh Pant is now world's best-ranked wicketkeeper-batsman in Tests
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ICC rankings: At 13th spot, Rishabh Pant is now world's best-ranked wicketkeeper-batsman in Tests

Pant, who won many admirers for his fearless and mature batting, has 691 points in his kitty. South Africa's Quinton de Kock (677) is the next best wicket-keeper batsman in the list in the 15th position.

India vs Australia: 'Forget India, the whole world will stand up and salute you' — Ravi Shastri gives rousing speech post series win
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India vs Australia: 'Forget India, the whole world will stand up and salute you' — Ravi Shastri gives rousing speech post series win

It was a little over three-minute speech that Shastri delivered after his injury-ravaged side chased down an imposing 328 in the fourth and final Test to hand Australia their first loss in 32 years at 'Fortress Gabba' to retain the Border-Gavaskar Trophy in style.

India vs Australia: 'Let us hail Dravid,' Twitterati thank Rahul Dravid after visitors' historic win at Gabba
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India vs Australia: 'Let us hail Dravid,' Twitterati thank Rahul Dravid after visitors' historic win at Gabba

Soon after India won at Gabba, legendary Indian cricketer Rahul Dravid started trending on social media as fans thanked the former India A coach for grooming India's future stars under his supervision

India vs Australia: Family, friends erupt with joy after Mohammed Siraj’s efforts guide visitors to historic series win
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India vs Australia: Family, friends erupt with joy after Mohammed Siraj’s efforts guide visitors to historic series win

With 13 scalps, Siraj was India's highest wicket-taker in the memorable 2-1 series win on Tuesday and people in the locality where the cricketer lives erupted in joy.

India vs Australia: 'Never ever, ever underestimate the Indians,' says Justin Langer after suffering series defeat
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India vs Australia: 'Never ever, ever underestimate the Indians,' says Justin Langer after suffering series defeat

Langer said the fightback after the Adelaide debacle was nothing short of remarkable especially after injury-forced ouster of big players like Jasprit Bumrah and Ravindra Jadeja.

India vs Australia: Skill, composure, guts, resolve — this series showed India’s Test cricket's future is in safe hands
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India vs Australia: Skill, composure, guts, resolve — this series showed India’s Test cricket's future is in safe hands

The Australian tour was as much about fascinating individual stories as much as the guts and gumption of this Indian team. There were stories within stories and as these unravelled one by one, it provided a glimpse into the rich talent reserves the country possesses and an assurance that Indian Test cricket's future is in safe hands

India vs Australia: Mohammed Siraj reveals pep talk with mother inspired him to five-wicket haul at Gabba
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India vs Australia: Mohammed Siraj reveals pep talk with mother inspired him to five-wicket haul at Gabba

It has been an emotional series for the 26-year-old, who lost his father in November and welled up with tears during the national anthems in Sydney.

India vs Australia: Mohammed Siraj feels cracks on Gabba strip will play on batsman's mind
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India vs Australia: Mohammed Siraj feels cracks on Gabba strip will play on batsman's mind

The short ball to get rid of Steve Smith was his favourite among the 13 wickets in the series, along with the dismissal of Marnus Labuschagne.

India vs Australia: Fighting adversities on every front, resilient Mohammed Siraj emerges as find of the tour
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India vs Australia: Fighting adversities on every front, resilient Mohammed Siraj emerges as find of the tour

Siraj has undoubtedly been the find of the tour. His consistency, skills and ability to outthink the batsmen have been phenomenal this series.

India vs Australia: 'Your father is a proud man' – Twitter hails Mohammed Siraj's maiden Test five-wicket haul
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India vs Australia: 'Your father is a proud man' – Twitter hails Mohammed Siraj's maiden Test five-wicket haul

It was an emotional moment for Mohammed Siraj, who braved personal loss and racist abuse to make a significant impact on a very tough away tour.