Australia 7 for 517 dec (Smith 162*, Warner 145, Clarke 128) and 5 for 290 dec (Warner 102) beat India 444 (Kohli 115, Lyon 5-134) and 315 (Kohli 141, Vijay 99, Lyon 7-152) by 48 runsScorecard and bal
Stats highlights from the fifth day of the first Test between Australia and India at Adelaide
David Warner, Virat Kohli and Shikhar Dhawan have been fined by the ICC for their involvement in two separate incidents on the fourth day of the Adelaide Test
Virat Kohli's innings on the final day transcended the conditions, the bowlers and his batting partners, and when it was all in vain, he displayed remarkable grace in defeat
Throughout his Test career, Nathan Lyon has struggled to fully tap his undoubted potential, often struggling to match his first-innings exploits on later days. All of that changed on Saturday
India came into the final day in Adelaide knowing it was going to be a hard day's cricket, with Australia setting a stiff target. At no point, though, was stand-in captain Virat Kohli going to settle for a draw
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.
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
India are satisfied with the effort on the last days in Melbourne and Sydney, but Virat Kohli said they are not seeking pleasure from the fact that Australia lost 0-4 when they last toured India
Michael Clarke has admitted he may never play again after chronic back and hamstring problems overtook him during the first Test against India in Adelaide
Australia had a near-perfect day in their endeavor to be in a position to push hard for victory on Saturday in Adelaide
The unnatural calm that existed between these two teams evaporated in the Adelaide heat when the umpires had to intervene on at least two occasions to separate the squabbling players
Stats analysis of the fourth day of the Adelaide Test between India and Australia
David Warner has admitted he may have bit back a little too strongly when he gained the rare opportunity to reply to a send-off, from Varun Aaron, after replays showed the Indian paceman had delivered a no-ball
Day four was spent watching India's fightback and some grind-over-glamour action
Australia's dominance in the Adelaide Test is a result of the performances of a few players, and there are questions over several others
On Test captaincy debut, on the ground where he had scored his maiden Test century, Virat Kohli made his seventh hundred to lead India's reply to Australia's 7 for 517 declared
Cheteshwar Pujara got out for 73 when he was looking good for a lot more, but he isn't too disappointed that he missed out on a hundred
From the bouncer that struck him on the badge of his helmet to the bouncer that dismissed him, Virat Kohli's century, and his duel with Mitchell Johnson, made for compelling human drama
India's batsmen were eager to attack Nathan Lyon when he began his first spell, but as the day wore on they grew increasingly wary as he ripped the ball out of the footmarks and picked up two key wickets
Stats highlights from the third day of the first Test between Australia and India at Adelaide
When Mitchell Johnson hit Virat Kohli on the helmet with a bouncer, Australian fielders came from everywhere. Mental disintegration had gone, replaced by the cricket unity. Two teams, one family.
Michael Clarke battled through severe back pain to make his 28th Test hundred, Steven Smith scored his fifth and the pair punished India's inconsistent bowlers on a second day badly hit by rain
Injections, massage, exercise and no little motivation allowed Michael Clarke to fashion a remarkable hundred in the midst of a back flare-up at Adelaide Oval, but Australia's selectors must now deliberate over how sustainable such a combination will be f
Australia still had work to do when they began day two, but it all turned too easy for them as Michael Clarke and Steven Smith feasted on a choice selection of dropped catches, long-hops and length balls on the pads
Stats highlights from the second day of the first Test between Australia and India at Adelaide
Michael Clarke's hundreds are now rarer, but Steven Smith and David Warner have taken up the slack. In Adelaide they have played sweetly either side of Clarke to underline the gathering depth in Australia's batting.
The young Michael Clarke wouldn't recognise this broken old man. But he'd respect him. He'd want to be him, injury and all. Because Michael Clarke is now the hero he has wanted to be since he was born.
With the focus firmly on how the Australians would front up to Test cricket following Phillip Hughes' demise, David Warner scattered whatever nerves or doubts there may have been with a blazing start to the first Test
No cricketer was closer to Phillip Hughes in the horrible hour between his collapse and conveyance to hospital than David Warner. The emotion of Warner's hundred in Adelaide was apparent all the way through
This Test couldn't really start until a bowler hit the middle of the pitch, until that first bouncer was bowled aggressively and handled safely. Because the bouncer belongs to cricket
Mere days after he was unable to bat in the nets, David Warner reckoned his first-day hundred against India the finest of his career, but admitted he will face further demons when the Test team returns in the new year to Sydney and the scene of Phillip Hu
Stats highlights from the first day of the first Test between Australia and India at Adelaide
India began with plans that were off, and continued with them for too long. To add to that, their fielding was lethargic in that first hour
An anecdotal account of close finishes similar to the recent Adelaide Test, and yet another Bradman surprise
The Adelaide Test was pulsating, dramatic and poignant, and threw up questions about India's captaincy, and the absence of the DRS
A look at the closest matches in Test history, and a Bradman surprise
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
Picking a newbie as the sole spinner in the XI could be a mistake that will haunt them
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
Australia offspinner Nathan Lyon's career-best Test match figures of 12 for 286 helped his side beat India by a 48-run margin at Adelaide Oval on Saturday.
Australia's selectors and board will deliberate overnight on the choice of captain for Wednesday's second Test at the Gabba, after Michael Clarke's frank admission about his clouded future gave all parties reason for pause
Michael Clarke left Adelaide Oval for further treatment after retiring hurt with an apparent relapse of his chronic back condition during day one of the first Test against India
While the Indian captain has been the more aggressive, both understand their bowlers and are seeking to improve their young teams
Who will replace the increasingly worn-down Clarke? And can Kohli keep his emotions in check enough to be a good captain?
The best of 2014, and yet another Bradman surprise
Virat Kohli will lead India for the first time in Tests after it was confirmed that MS Dhoni will miss the Adelaide Test starting tomorrow due to a thumb injury
Michael Clarke will lead Australia in what will be an emotional first Test against India in Adelaide, after being passed fit to play
The first Test will be hard to play, but it must be played. It will be difficult to watch, but it must be watched. The first ball can't be bowled soon enough, though nobody can be quite prepared for it
This is the 12th consecutive match won by the home side in Tests between Australia and India
Including the Delhi 4th Test in 2012/13, Lyon has taken 21 of the last 34 Indian wickets for Australia
Number of Indian openers who have made 50-plus scores in both innings of a Test in Australia - M Vijay, Virender Sehwag and Abid Ali
Runs conceded by Karn Sharma in the 64th over, the second most expensive by an Indian spinner since 2001
Hundreds scored by Warner in 2014. Ponting (7) has the most hundreds by an Australian in a calendar year
Number of years, before Warner today, since an Australian opener made 1000 Test runs in a year - Simon Katich in 2008 & 2009
Years since an Australian spinner picked up a five-for against India at home - Bob Simpson at Sydney, 1968.
Five out of the last eight five-fors against India have been taken by off spinners.
Number of five-fors for Nathan Lyon against India. The only Australian spinners to take more are Benaud (5) and Mallett (3).
Number of times that 5 of India's top 6 batsmen have made 40+ scores in Australia. The last time was at Melbourne in 1986.