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Nathan Lyon in his delivery stride

India v Australia, 4th Test, Dharamsala, 2nd day

Lyon's blockbuster start to hard scrap

Nathan Lyon claimed 5 for 34 on Test debut in Galle in 2011 but since then he has had to grind for every bit of success

Steven Smith struck his third century of the series

India v Australia, 4th Test, Dharamsala, 1st day

Clear daylight between Steven Smith and the rest

Steven Smith's batting form has been so sublime that every time he goes out to bat, he exemplifies why he is a cut above the rest

Shaun Marsh and Peter Handscomb run between the wickets

India v Australia, 3rd Test, Ranchi, 5th day

Australia's un-Australian methods pay off

Australia aren't quite equipped to save Tests in Asia, but Shaun Marsh and Peter Handscomb pulled off an improbable result in Ranchi

Steve O'Keefe and Steven Smith have a chat

India v Australia, 3rd Test, Ranchi, 4th day

The Ranchi daymare

What an Australian fielder might have experienced on day four, watching Cheteshwar Pujara go on and on and on. And then, those hellish eight overs to stumps...

Pat Cummins was menacing with the short ball

India v Australia, 3rd Test, Ranchi, 3rd day

Cummins, the fast bowler who flies

The 23-year old has had an injury-ravaged career. He came to India with little preparation but emerged the leader of Australia's attack on a pitch that had nothing for him

Steven Smith carves one through point

India v Australia, 3rd Test, Ranchi, 2nd day

Australia's battle of patience

Despite Steven Smith's remarkable ton, despite Glenn Maxwell's barely believable knock, despite having 451 on the board, it seems the Ranchi Test is still in the balance for Australia

Glenn Maxwell struck his maiden Test half-century

India v Australia, 3rd Test, Ranchi, 1st day

The weirdness of Maxwell's proper Test innings

On a pitch most suited for him on this tour, David Warner, the T20-specialist-turned-Test star, got his eye in and then played a wasteful shot. The grown-up knock came from another T20 specialist, instead: Glenn Maxwell

Ricky Ponting restrains Virat Kohli

Australia in India 2016-17

Kohli the Indian Ricky Ponting?

The Australian team learnt its cricket watching an angry, winning Ricky Ponting lead the side. So did Virat Kohli. There isn't all that great a difference between them

Wriddhiman Saha takes a catch to send back Matthew Wade

India v Australia, 2nd Test, Bengaluru, 4th day

The epic twists of an epic Test

The Bengaluru Test was such that you never knew what could happen, and even when you did, everything changed the very next moment

Mitchell Starc wears a smile after a top-edged six

India v Australia, 2nd Test, Bengaluru, 3rd day

Australia's endless fight ends abruptly

Having bowled and batted with tremendous skill over the first two days in Bengaluru, Australia's discipline began to unravel on the third