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Carlton Mid ODI Tri-Series 2014-15

MS Dhoni runs into finishing trouble

MS Dhoni the lethal, calculated finisher has gone missing of late; maybe it's time he took the pressure off himself and batted higher up the order, in order to regain his last-overs mojo ahead of the World Cup knockouts

Shaminda Eranga is forlorn while MS Dhoni and Ishant Sharma celebrate victory

Australia v India, Carlton Mid Tri-Series, Sydney

Off-stump blues leave Dhawan flailing

The out-of-form Shikhar Dhawan still has the backing of his captain, but there's no denying his slump has arrived at an inconvenient time for India and his technical issues have to be sorted out before they attempt to defend the World Cup

A disappointed Shikhar Dhawan walks back for another low score

Carlton Mid Tri-Series

Kohli at No. 4 - defensive or practical?

It seems Virat Kohli is to not bat before the 12th or 13th over to strengthen the middle and the lower middle order. It suggests a lack of confidence in what was supposed to be India's strength in their title defence: their batting

Virat Kohli was dismissed for 9

Australia v India, Carlton Mid Tri-Series, Melbourne

Rohit finds the happy middle ground

Rohit Sharma's 138 at the MCG had a refreshing urgency, the lack of which has often confounded observers who believe he doesn't necessarily have to go slow at the start

Rohit Sharma guides the ball on to the leg side

India in Australia 2014-15

Bill Lawry's fancier life

The loudest appealer on the field when he played, the most excitable commentator when he called the game, Bill Lawry talks about his passion for pigeon-racing

Bill Lawry is inducted into the Australian Cricket Hall of Fame