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India home season review

Jadeja voted best player of India's home season

Apr 3, 2017: In ESPNCricinfo's poll on India's 13-Test-long home season, the readers agreed with an expert panel on five of seven questions

ESPNcricinfo staff

Fabulous series, but can we deal with the DRS and on-field chatter?

Apr 2, 2017: India and Australia showed what good pitches and good leaders can offer to a contest. But the misuse of the referral system grated on the nerves

Ian Chappell

How significant are India's gains this season?

Apr 2, 2017: They have greater depth in their bowling now, and a few of their batsmen have made large strides

Sanjay Manjrekar

Season review 2016-17

India's season of scraps and fightbacks

Mar 30, 2017: They won ten of 13 Tests in 2016-17, and lost one, but it wasn't all plain sailing: in nine matches, they fought back from difficult situations

Karthik Krishnaswamy

Australia in India 2016-17

Relentless Jadeja, patient Pujara, versatile Umesh

Mar 29, 2017: On pitches changing with every venue, India's players adapted nicely to fight back from 0-1 for a series win. ESPNcricinfo rates them out of 10

Karthik Krishnaswamy

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

Lyon leads Australia's comeback on see-saw day

Mar 26, 2017: Nathan Lyon took four wickets after tea to prevent India from setting up a substantial first-innings lead, as the hosts finished the second day 52 runs behind with four wickets in hand

The Report by Daniel Brettig

India v Australia, 4th Test, Dharamsala

Dharamsala decider promises more surprises

Mar 24, 2017: Australia have fought India all the way through the series, and now find themselves needing only a draw to go home with the Border-Gavaskar trophy

The Preview by Daniel Brettig

Australia in India 2017

Pujara gets in the zone for 'important' Dharamsala Test

Mar 23, 2017: India batsman Cheteshwar Pujara believes good preparation is key to his success with the bat

Karthik Krishnaswamy in Dharamsala

India news

Jadeja, Pujara and Vijay given top BCCI contracts

Mar 22, 2017: Ravindra Jadeja, Cheteshwar Pujara and M Vijay have been included in Grade A category of annual contracts announced by the BCCI today

ESPNcricinfo staff

ICC news

Jadeja pips Ashwin to No.1, Pujara climbs to second in ICC rankings

Mar 21, 2017: Ravindra Jadeja's nine wickets in Ranchi have pushed him to No. 1 in the ICC bowler's rankings, while Cheteshwar Pujara became the highest ranked Indian batsman, at second place

ESPNcricinfo staff

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

'Pujara is priceless for the team' - Kohli

Mar 20, 2017: The Indian captain said Cheteshwar Pujara and Wriddhiman Saha deserved credit for taking India 152 runs ahead in Ranchi

Karthik Krishnaswamy in Ranchi

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

India break down another big total

Mar 19, 2017: For the third time this home season, the team took the lead after its opposition put up 400 batting first but the Ranchi effort was special

Karthik Krishnaswamy in Ranchi

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

Jadeja leads India's charge after Pujara 202

Mar 19, 2017: Cheteshwar Pujara secured the longest occupation ever by an Indian batsman in terms of balls faced as he and Wriddhiman Saha ground Australia's bowlers into the Ranchi dust on the fourth day

The Report by Daniel Brettig

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

Pujara swears by his survival guide

Mar 18, 2017: The forays down the pitch and the leaves outside off stump revealed a largely unchanged batting formula that has brought Cheteshwar Pujara rich rewards

Karthik Krishnaswamy in Ranchi

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

Patience makes Pujara the batsman

Mar 18, 2017: With his impeccable defensive technique, Cheteshwar Pujara is never flustered when the runs don't come as easily

Aakash Chopra

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

Pujara, Cummins leave Test on even footing

Mar 18, 2017: Cheteshwar Pujara's 11th Test ton - the first for India in this series - ensured the hosts did not fall prey to outstanding bowling from Pat Cummins, who took four wickets

The Report by Daniel Brettig

India v Australia, 3rd Test, Ranchi

How Pujara and Rahane repelled Lyon

Mar 15, 2017: Both batsmen fell cheaply in the first innings in Bengaluru but after some minor technical adjustments they put on the only wicketless session of the series so far and helped India draw level in the Border-Gavaskar Trophy

Karthik Krishnaswamy in Ranchi

It's 4am, do you know where your Test cricket is?

Mar 9, 2017: Tuning in to a cracker of a Test in a time zone more than five hours ahead of yours is quite the tonic

Mark Nicholas

India v Australia, 2nd Test, Bengaluru

Smith-DRS incident was like 'an Under-10 game' - Ashwin

Mar 8, 2017: R Ashwin and Cheteshwar Pujara on the Smith-DRS incident, on needling David Warner, and the forehead-pointing incident that mimicked Mitchell Starc

ESPNcricinfo staff

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

Pujara profits from self-enforced limitations

Mar 6, 2017: At the venue of his memorable debut where he guided a tricky chase, Pujara applied the hard grind to expertly steer India out of choppy waters against the same opposition

Karthik Krishnaswamy in Bengaluru
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