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Australia v India

1st Test, Adelaide

Australia's tail makes India sweat for famous win

Australia's lower order conjured up thoughts of a remarkable victory but Jasprit Bumrah steered India into the series lead

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Monga: Kohli takes conservative route to victory

The India captain prized 'control' the most on the final day in Adelaide, and his bowlers delivered that for him

Kohli reveals how the no-balls 'pissed off' Ishant

While most of the Indian team joyfully celebrated their victory over Australia, Ishant Sharma was visibly upset with the five no-balls he bowled

Key moments: Pujara's Starc lesson, Australia's first-innings fail

The Match Day experts on what defined the Adelaide Test


Laxman: Both bowling units fantastic, the batting will decide series

VVS Laxman feels that both teams have a comparable bowling attack, so it will be the batting that sets the sides apart


'Our bowlers are fitter and faster' - Kohli

The India captain lauds his team after their victory in the opening Test against Australia, and says they won't let up the intensity going forward


A bush lunch in Kangaroo Island

A lunch like no other, and spectacular naturals wonders to go with it


'We've got a lot of faith in our lower order' - Paine

Australia captain is confident that they can make a comeback in Perth


VVS Laxman: 'Pujara would have inspired his team-mates'

VVS Laxman feels that Cheteshwar Pujara's outstanding batting in both innings helped lift India's overall spirits


Laxman: India's wicket-taking fast bowlers making a difference

VVS Laxman believes that India's current pace attack is potent because of the work put into strength and conditioning


'Pujara showed a lot of resilience' - Bangar

Sanjay Bangar talks about India's lower-order slump, Pujara's milestones and what Murali Vijay brings to the team


Finch pairs and Marsh jokes

The best of social-media chatter from day 4 of the Adelaide Test


Fab Four: Players to watch out for on day five

Who will define how the Adelaide Test pans out on day five? Our Match Day experts make their picks


Gautam Gambhir

Exclusive interview

'I could not smile more because nothing came easy to me'

Gautam Gambhir speaks to ESPNcricinfo about his 'two faces', his on-field confrontations, and the pressure of an IPL price tag, among other things

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'Azhar's name clearly mentioned in anti-corruption meetings'

Gautam Gambhir also speaks about the contentious opener-rotation policy during the 2011-12 ODI tri-series in Australia


Australia v India

1st Test, Adelaide

Brettig: A genuine fight, but more pain for Australia

Australia batted more balls in this Test than India, a simple but clear indicator that they really did try their very hardest in the face of big challenges

Paine adamant about finger, less sure on DRS

The Australia captain insisted there was no damage after he took a blow while batting and also offered support to Mitchell Starc ahead of the Perth Test

Bangladesh v West Indies

2nd ODI, Mirpur

Bangladesh's famous five set to complete a special century

Shakib Al Hasan, Mushfiqur Rahim, Tamim Iqbal, Mashrafe Mortaza and Mahmudullah are on the brink of playing their 100th international match as a quintet

Bangladesh eye finishing blow over collapsible WI

The home side will be hopeful of securing a series win with one ODI to spare in Dhaka on Tuesday

Top Headlines

Illegal bowling action

Sri Lanka news

Akila Dananjaya found to have illegal bowling action

The offspinner stands suspended from bowling in international cricket, but, with the consent of SLC, he can still bowl in Sri Lanka's domestic competitions

Squad announcement

England in West Indies 2018-19

England stick with unchanged Test group for West Indies

Ollie Pope misses out, Joe Denly retained as spare batsman; David Willey back in the ODI squad

Archer's World Cup chances played down - but not ruled out

Ed Smith has said the allrounder had not been considered for selection for the Caribbean tour because he is currently ineligible

Gayle heads home

MSL news

Gayle's Mzansi Super League stint cut short

West Indies star leaves Jozi Stars early to fly home for mother's funeral

Arrests made at MSL game over suspected 'betting activity'

Two men were arrested at Kingsmead in Durban during an MSL match on Friday, amid concerns about their possible involvement with "betting activity"

New Zealand v Sri Lanka

Squad selection

Somerville out, Will Young in: NZ's squad for SL Tests

Most of the squad that secured New Zealand's first series win over Pakistan away from home in 49 years was retained

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