R Ashwin reveals Indian players were not allowed to enter the lift with Australians during Sydney Test
The seasoned spinner made the revelation during a YouTube video chat with India's fielding coach R Sridhar.
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: Steve Smith denies scuffing Pant's guard mark, says shame that visitors' batting got overshadowed
A video footage showed Smith scuffing up the batsman's guard during drinks break in the first session on Monday. Pant scored a fluent 97 to raise India's hopes for a win.
India vs Australia: Ian Healy lashes out at Tim Paine, says 'desperate and petty' Aussies overstepped the mark in Sydney
Ian Healy lashed out at Australia skipper Tim Paine for for sledging India's Ravichandran Ashwin on the final day.
India vs Australia: Racist remarks at players must be stopped, happens a lot in Australia, South Africa, says Gautam Gambhir
The jibes were directed at pacers Mohammed Siraj and Jasprit Bumrah on the third and fourth days of the match and six fans were thrown out of the stadium after the Indian team complained to the umpires.
India vs Australia: 'Didn't know what to make of it', R Ashwin, Hanuma Vihari recall their heroic marathon vigil
Ashwin came in with a sore back, Vihari had a hamstring tear that severely restricted his ability to run between the wickets. What the two did not lack was the resolve to hang in there and fight.
India vs Australia: Tim Paine's days as Aussie skipper are numbered, won't be surprised if he is sacked, says Sunil Gavaskar
Paine's dropped catches played a key role in the partnership of Hanuma Vihari (23 not out off 161) and Ravichandran Ashwin (39 not out off 128), who batted for more than 42 overs for a 62-run stand to save the Test.
Ashwin, who made 39 off 128 balls, and Vihari pulled off a remarkable draw for India on day five of the third Test against Australia. Vihari pulled his hamstring at the start of his innings and was struggling to run between the wickets.
India vs Australia: Can't catch a break, or a ball—Ajinkya Rahane and Co left seeking a Monday Miracle at Sydney
The visitors need to chase down 407 – which would be the third-highest successful chase in Test history – or, more realistically, bat out around 130 overs to leave themselves a chance of winning this series.
India vs Australia: Disappointing a 'very mild' word for racism, this needs to be dealt with iron fist, says R Ashwin
Play was halted for a few minutes on the fourth day of the match after India pacer Mohammed Siraj complained of abuse from a section of the SCG crowd, leading to expulsion of some spectators and an unreserved apology from the host board.
India vs Australia: Visitors dealt with fresh injury blow as Ravindra Jadeja, Rishabh Pant taken to scans
Ravindra Jadeja's 28-run knock allowed India to limit Australia's first-innings lead to less than 100 but towards the end, a short ball from Mitchell Starc hit him on the gloves and he needed immediate medical attention.
India vs Australia Highlights, 3rd Test at SCG, Day 1, Full Cricket Score: Labuschagne, Smith guide hosts to 166/2 at stumps
Rahane turns to pace for the final over of the day, with Saini conceding a single off his seventh over as Labuschagne and Smith ensure Australia are in the driver’s seat at close of play on the opening day of the third Test at the SCG.
India vs Australia: Wearing masks mandatory for fans attending third Test in Sydney, says NSW health minister
The announcement comes after a fan attending Boxing Day Test between India and Australia at the MCG in December tested positive for COVID-19.
India vs Australia: Ajinkya Rahane says visitors focussed only on cricket, not annoyed to be in quarantine in Sydney
There have been unconfirmed media reports that the Indian contingent has been unhappy with the quarantine protocols in Sydney where they have been confined to hotel.
India have decided to drop opener Mayank Agarwal for the third Test against Australia.
India vs Australia: Navdeep Saini better suited to play Sydney Test due to his extra pace, says Ashish Nehra
While Shardul Thakur and T Natarajan are also in contention, the former left-arm pacer feels the selection of Saini for the Sydney Test, starting Thursday, is a no-brainer if one goes by pure cricketing logic.
India v Australia, 4th Test, stats preview: Indian pace attack's strike rate to middle-order's effective contribution
We look at the key stats that made all the difference in the India vs Australia Test series so far and the ones which will be important to note as the fourth Test begins on 3 January in Sydney.