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: Sachin Tendulkar slams ICC for Perth pitch rating; says it was not 'average' by any means
The Perth pitch on which Australia defeated India by 146 runs was rated as 'average' by the match referee Ranjan Madugalle.
ICC introduced a rating system at the start of the year in its bid to improve the standard of pitches very good, good, average, below average and poor when rating Test venues.
India vs Australia: Sunil Gavaskar wants Virat Kohli, Ravi Shastri's roles to be assessed if visitors don't win remaining Tests
Sunil Gavaskar also said that he was not impressed with the selection choices made by the India team management for Perth Test.
India vs Australia: BCCI rubbishes media reports that Virat Kohli belittled Tim Paine during Perth Test
Media reports claimed that Virat Kohli bragged about being the best batsman in the world while ridiculing Tim Paine during the second Test in Perth.
Check out the best images of the final day of the second Test between Australia and India at Perth
Here are our player ratings from the Perth Test, in which Australia pulled off a 146-run victory over India to level the four-Test series 1-1.
India vs Australia: Nathan Lyon, Mitchell Starc guide Australia to series-levelling 146-run win at Perth
India lost the last six wickets for 42 runs as Australia hurried to its first victory in seven Test match since beating South Africa in Durban in March this year.
India vs Australia: Josh Hazlewood feels verbal duel between Virat Kohli and Tim Paine done in good spirits
During the 71st over of the Australia innings bowled by Jasprit Bumrah, Virat Kohli and Tim Paine were seen exchanging words after the Indian captain decided to field close to the non-striker and on-field umpire Chris Gaffaney warned both the players.
Mohammed Shami took a career-best haul of 6-56 on Monday but the Perth Test went away from India for the lack of a balanced bowling attack.
India vs Australia: Virat Kohli may feel hard done by but "soft signal" is a necessary evil due to limitations of technology
The contentious dismissal of Virat Kohli on day three of Perth Test yet again raised a debate on the soft signal rule.
Virat Kohli and Tim Paine collide, exchange words; Sanjay Manjrekar says Indian captain gets away with lot of things
Umpire Chris Gaffaney was forced to intervene after Virat Kohli and Tim Paine were involved in an altercation on fifth day of Perth Test.
India vs Australia: Aaron Finch, Mitchell Starc retained despite criticism as Tim Paine names unchanged team for Perth Test
Australia retained Aaron Finch to face the new ball despite his first Test failures and talk that he could move down the order with Usman Khawaja bumped up to opener.
India vs Australia: Perth curator unveils green wicket; says he's trying to produce 'bounciest wicket he can'
Keeping with tradition at the good old WACA, a raging quick wicket has been laid at Perth Stadium for this inaugural five-day game. It has a healthy layering of grass which could impact strategies for both sides.
India vs Australia: Virat Kohli and Co's supremacy will be sealed by triumph Down Under, says Mark Butcher
The four-Test series in Australia will be the last chance in 2018 for India to match their formidable home form with success abroad and show why they are the world’s top-ranked side in the longest format of the game.
India vs Australia: Virat Kohli not concerned by green, bouncy Perth wicket; says visitors are more excited than nervous
Virat Kohli said he was impressed by the new Perth Stadium and not concerned by a wicket that is set to favour fast bowlers, with Australia having a world-class line-up of Mitchell Starc, Josh Hazlewood and Pat Cummins.
India vs Australia: R Ashwin, Rohit Sharma ruled out of second Test due to injuries as visitors announce 13-man squad
Prithvi Shaw will also miss the second Australia vs India Test as he is still recovering from the ankle injury sustained during the warm-up match.
India vs Australia: Marcus Harris says batsmen need to be 'switched on' from ball one as visiting bowlers don't miss chances
Outwitted by R Ashwin and Mohammed Shami in the two innings at Adelaide, Marcus Harris said he is working on his plans to tackle the Indian bowlers at the Perth Test beginning on Friday.
India vs Australia: Bharat Arun wants pacers to be protected like race horses; says bowlers have worked hard on consistency
Bharat Arun said that bowling at the new Perth Stadium pitch, the venue for second Test, would be a temptation for their current attack, which is capable of adapting to any conditions across the world.