Highlights of day three of the first Test match between Australia and India in Adelaide, as India begin to take command of the Test.
Indian fast bowler Jasprit Bumrah backs Ravi Ashwin to put the ball in the right spots in the fourth innings and praises Cheteshwar Pujara’s patience and maturity with bat in hand.
Australia’s Travis Head praises India’s Cheteshwar Pujara’s approach on the Adelaide wicket in the first innings, citing it as the perfect blueprint on the tricky surface.
India’s No 3 batsman, Cheteshwar Pujara, reviews his fantastic combative maiden century in Australia that spared his country’s blushes after a disastrous start in their first innings, and how the top order could have played better during the first Test in Adelaide.
Mitchell Starc reflects on the brilliant bowling performance by Australia’s frontline bowlers, and the stunning catch by Usman Khawaja, reducing India to 250-9 at stumps on the first day of the first Test in Adelaide.
The ICC and Cricket Australia have approved requests from free-to-air broadcaster Seven to conduct in-game interviews with Australian players and coaching staff during the upcoming Test series against India, according to ESPNcricinfo.
Indian captain Virat Kohli has called on the Indian batters to step up against a dangerous Australian bowling attack, after declaring that Australia will not be vulnerable in the upcoming Test series.
Former Australian captain Ricky Ponting shares his thoughts on how to suppress Virat Kohli’s impact on the upcoming Test series between Australia and India.
Australian Test captain Tim Paine has responded to former Aussie skipper Michael Clarke’s criticism of the new and friendlier team culture by asserting that his side isn’t following a friends-first policy.
Former Aussie skipper Steve Smith looked horribly out of sorts during an impromptu net session against the Australian pace attack of Josh Hazlewood, Pat Cummins and Mitchell Starc in the SCG nets. It certainly would have given the bowlers confidence ahead of the first Test against India.
The Australians might be missing Steve Smith and David Warner following Cricket Australia’s reaffirmation of their bans, but that doesn’t make them any less formidable, according to Indian captain Virat Kohli.
Rohit Sharma – India’s stand-in skipper during the T20I home series against West Indies – shares his team’s ambitions ahead of their tour Down Under.