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Rubel Hossain gives Virat Kohli a send-off

The lingering image of Rubel Hossain

Short, slight, fast, skiddy, moves it sideways, in-drifts it, and gets good bounce. And the last Australia probably saw of him was two one-over spells

Tendai Chatara bowled economically and took the crucial wicket of Paul Stirling

Elegy for runlessness

Chatara to Dhawan: six balls, no runs, six paragraphs. There's a certain poetry about the maiden over

Soumya Sarkar cuts

Soumya Sarkar's shot in the dark

The long-lasting memory of a young batsman we have never seen before is of that one brilliant shot announcing his arrival

Shaun Marsh survived a run out chance when Ryan McLaren couldn't gather the ball

Watching Ashton Agar

When you make 98 from No. 11 on debut, it is your premature fate to never just be another name on a teamsheet

Shaun Marsh survived a run out chance when Ryan McLaren couldn't gather the ball

The Marsh mystery

He looks like one of Australia's top six batsmen, doesn't make the necessary runs in first-class cricket, briefly dazzles in Tests, goes away, then comes back

Kevin Pietersen plays an extraordinary reverse-sweep off Muttiah Muralitharan for six

Why is it always about the team?

Insiders consider Kevin Pietersen's lack of "teamliness" his biggest flaw but spectators love to watch him play. So who matters more?

Fans try to catch a six

The 52nd six

Watching and hearing a six hit at a ground is a visceral experience, even in an age when sixes are the norm, not the exception