Nine deadly pitches
The Wanderers has become the ninth full-member pitch to be rated 'poor' or worse since the ICC introduced its pitch and outfield monitoring process
How India became a cricketing heavyweight
The team's evolution over the decades has led to today's formidable and combative unit that has reached the upper echelons of the sport
On the road - Exploring Dharamsala
Melinda Farrell explores a beautiful city up in the mountains
How significant are India's gains this season?
They have greater depth in their bowling now, and a few of their batsmen have made large strides
Fabulous series, but can we deal with DRS, on-field chatter?
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.
The pitches in India were great. Won't you agree, Australia?
The best bowling pairs in a season
Ashwin and Jadeja took 153 wickets in the 13 Tests they played in 2016-17. A look at other bowling pairs who excelled in a season
T20 debate - all over bar the shouting?
The Switch Hit team tackle the hot topic of English T20, the start of the county championship and a quick round of cricketer or wrestler
India's season of scraps and fightbacks
India won 10 of their 13 Tests in their 2016-17 home season, and only lost once, but it wasn't all plain sailing. ESPNcricinfo looks back at nine matches in which India fought back from difficult
How Kohli and Rahane differed as captains
Australia repeatedly challenged and troubled the Indian captain, and were themselves shown up by his stand-in
Kohli offers clarification on Australian-friendships comment
Virat Kohli has said his comments in Dharamsala on his friendships with the Australian players have been blown out of proportion, and that he was referring to only a "couple of individuals"
Relentless Jadeja, patient Pujara, versatile Umesh
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
The season of Kohli, and all his men
Thirteen Tests, ten wins, four trophies. This is the story of India's historic home season, and the players that made it happen
On the Road Challenge - Triumphing the Triund trek
ESPNcricinfo's Melinda Farrell, along with Jarrod Kimber, treks up the Triund, a spectacular ridge beneath the mighty Dhauladhar range in Dharamsala
'Bradman-like' Smith is changing Australia - Lehmann
The Australian coach is proud of his young team for forging a new identity and said Steven Smith is at the forefront of this change
Smith and spinners stand out for Australia
Marks out of ten for Australia's players at the end of their 1-2 series loss to India
Smith twice as good as Australia's next best
Given how keenly the Border-Gavaskar Trophy was contested, it is of no surprise that the key numbers between the two sides stack up in similar fashion
Australia must build on their near-miss in India
Snapshots of India's home season
Which was your favourite episode in India's 187-day-long home season?
How hard hands loosened Australia's grip
In both Ranchi and Dharamsala, Australia fell short of posting truly daunting first-innings totals despite hundreds from Steven Smith. It was the lack of big scores from their openers that made it tougher for the middle and lower order
Smith disappointed with BCCI, Kohli says 'friends no more'
Virat Kohli says his relationships with the Australian players have soured over the course of the series, while Steven Smith has apologised for some of his behaviour
Kohli credits Rahane for five-bowler strategy
Virat Kohli has said it was Ajinkya Rahane's decision to play five bowlers in Dharamsala; then he, Rahane and Anil Kumble decided on playing Kuldeep Yadav since he had the X-factor
Smith's pride and pain at successful failure
Steven Smith has pointed out that despite losing the series, he is impressed with how his side, particularly Nathan Lyon and Pat Cummins, have fared in unfavourable conditions
Our team has grown so quickly - Steven Smith
Australia captain Steven Smith reflects on his team's performance during the four Tests in India, after losing the series 1-2