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Kohli to the rescue as Perth Test sits on a knife-edge

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WATCH: Kohli punishes Hazlewood

Virat Kohli sends Josh Hazlewood to the boundary four times in nine balls

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WATCH: Rahane puts Starc short balls away

Ajinkya Rahane punished Mitchell Starc's short deliveries in style on day 2 in Perth

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WATCH: Big Lyon offbreak nearly bowls Kohli

Virat Kohli shoulders arms, and a ripper from Nathan Lyon comes agonisingly close to shaving his off bail

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WATCH: Cummins repeatedly beats Kohli's edge

Getting just enough movement in the corridor outside off stump, Pat Cummins sends the ball past Virat Kohli's edge three times

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Australia v India

2nd Test, Perth

Kohli and Rahane fifties repel Australia

They had to face Pat Cummins and Nathan Lyon in top form, but there was hardly a mistake in a stand that fetched 90 unbroken runs

Brettig: Brief lapse undoes hours of Australian work

Starc, Hazlewood and Cummins found the right balance between skill and emotion for most of day two. For one key sequence, however, they did not

'Rahane's counterattack changed Australia's plans' - Ishant

The fast bowler also says he hasn't been affected by criticism of his tendency to bowl no-balls

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'We could have been more disciplined' - Khawaja

Khawaja believes Australia are still ahead in the game after the second day

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Laxman: 'Rahane played according to the plan'

VVS Laxman believes that Ajinkya Rahane always benefits from being allowed to bat freely

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A thrilling Jet Boat ride coming up!

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Laxman: At least one India batsmen will need to score hundred

VVS Laxman, Murali Kartik and Damien Martyn discuss the first session of the second day

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Kohli's innings, on a scale of 1 to 10?

VVS Laxman, Murali Kartik, and Damien Martyn rate five key passages of day two

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Four players to watch out for on day three

VVS Laxman, Murali Kartik, and Damien Martyn pick four players who are likely to impress on Day 3

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Breaking down a Virat Kohli masterclass

VVS Laxman, Damien Martyn and Murali Kartik believe the India captain's assessment of length and shot selection was top class against Australia in Perth

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Laxman - 'Didn't look like a tough wicket when Pujara and Kohli batted'

VVS Laxman, Murali Kartik and Damien Martyn offer their expert thoughts on the second session on day two at Perth

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Australia v India

2nd Test, Perth

Monga: Kohli's method and Rahane's madness

The India captain took no risks on a pitch with pace and bounce but the vice-captain was more than happy for the ball to come onto his bat and then fly away to the boundary

Breaking down a Virat Kohli masterclass

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Social Story - Rahul's weak zone

All the action from Day 2 in Perth, as chronicled by Twitter

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New Zealand v Sri Lanka

1st Test, Wellington

Dickwella keeps SL fighting after Southee five-for

Half-centuries from Angelo Mathews and Dimuth Karunaratne also saved the visitors after they were 9 for 3

'Once a couple of guys got in, it was tough work' - Southee

The fast bowler, who picked up his eighth five-for in Tests, also praised Niroshan Dickwella for playing a 'gem of an innings'

Fernando: The enigma of Niroshan Dickwella

His flame may burn a little too hot at times, singing his own team, but on day one of a tough overseas tour, he kept the darkness at bay for Sri Lanka

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A gruelling tour begins

Pakistan in South Africa 2018-19

'We now bat better outside UAE than in UAE' - Arthur

Pakistan's coach has struck a bullish note upon his team's arrival in South Africa for three Tests, five ODIs and three T20Is

Pakistan in South Africa 2018-19

Pre-match buzz

SA coach Gibson not worried about Amla's dip in form

Dean Elgar and Aiden Markram weren't particularly productive in their last Test series in Sri Lanka, but home comforts should remedy that

Four-day Test cricket

Australia news

Four-day Tests loom in Australia's future

Kevin Roberts, the CA chief executive, has urged boards to be open to the idea outside the Test championship and beyond its first two cycles

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