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October 12, 2009 : There might not be big, glaring omissions, but there was enough argument to suggest enough top-quality talent in the country. By David Leggat
October 12, 2009 : Two pre-war heroes, two members of the current side, three unanimous selections
October 5, 2009 : In New Zealand's fast bowling line-up, one spot's a no-brainer. So who will the other two be?
September 28, 2009 : Can one of the other four finger-spinners upset Daniel Vettori? Sidharth Monga lists the five contenders
September 21, 2009 : James, Parore, Wadsworth, McCullum or Smith. Who's it going to be behind the stumps?
September 14, 2009 : No Vettori or Hadlee, but there are still four strong contenders for the allrounder spot
September 7, 2009 : The middle order is where the real competition is at, with 10 men fighting for the spots
September 1, 2009 : The toughie, the perfectionist, the artist, and the honest triers. Which two openers are your picks?
Rewind: When the 41-year-old former captain came out of retirement to lead Australia against India
Subash Jayaraman's cricket world tour takes in Dublin, Mumbai, Pune, Bangalore and Chennai
Martin Crowe: Misbah, McCullum, and the ICC's efforts against chucking were the positive highlights in a year that ended with the tragedy of Phillip Hughes' death
Numbers Game: Australia haven't lost at the Gabba since 1988, while South Africa have a 14-2 record in Centurion
Russell Jackson: He has experienced captaincy at every level. Most admirably, he has managed to reinvent his game to succeed at the highest level
Both batsmen seemingly have buckets of talent at their disposal and the backing of their captains, but soft dismissals relentlessly follow both around the Test arena
After the tragedy of Phillip Hughes' death, this match showed that cricket and life will continue to go on. This time Test cricket dug in and got through to tea.
Josh Hazlewood has been on Australian cricket's radar since he was a teenager. The player that made a Test debut at the Gabba was a much-improved version of the tearaway from 2010
The new stand-in captain has the makings of a long-term leader, given his ability to stay ahead of the game
The failed gamble of handing Karn Sharma a Test debut despite him having a moderate first-class record means India have to rethink who their spinner will be
Turning your back on a system that the whole cricketing world wants a discussion on, refusing to discuss it because it is not 100%, is not good enough
After a long time we have seen an Indian team and captain enjoy the challenge of trying to overcome stronger opposition in an overseas Test