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Hardik Pandya thumps one down the ground

India v Australia, 1st ODI, Chennai

Pandya's all-round heroics down Australia

Hardik Pandya single-handedly won India the first ODI of the series, setting up his 2 for 28 by rescuing the hosts from 87 for 5

Ravindra Jadeja and R Ashwin tune up ahead of the second Test

ODIs: No country for Test bowlers

Ashwin, Lyon, Herath, Anderson, Broad, Yasir, Jadeja. They are the top seven Test wicket-takers since the 2015 World Cup. They do not feature among the top 50 ODI wicket-takers in that period

MS Dhoni plays one off the backfoot

India in Sri Lanka 2017

Battling time, Dhoni attempts a technique tweak

With pressure mounting on MS Dhoni, the India batsman has quietly tried two things in the Sri Lanka series: a switch to conventional pads and a trigger movement at the crease

Ajinkya Rahane tries to sway away from a bouncer

India in Sri Lanka 2017

India's bid to adapt to new ODI landscape

The squad to tour Sri Lanka hints that the selectors have understood the importance of wristspinners and attacking middle-order batsmen

R Ashwin bowls with the new ball

India news

Ashwin's county cricket stint confirmed

This will be the India offspinner's first stint in county cricket, and he could be available as early as Worcestershire's match against Gloucestershire starting on August 28

Hardik Pandya, celebrating his first international century, is congratulated by Umesh Yadav

Sri Lanka v India, 3rdTest, Pallekele

Don't remember when I last scored hundred - Pandya

After scoring his first Test hundred - also his first official one - the India allrounder was so intoxicated that he just started blurting things out