Cricket is a gentleman’s game … or should we say was? With all the sledging, fights, ball-tampering, cheating and match-fixing going on, the game has indeed moved to a much darker place.
Relive the incredible final day’s play from the Gabba where India pulled of an incredible three-wicket victory to clinch the Test series against Australia.
On this day in 2015, AB de Villiers smashed the fastest ODI century in history – off just 31 deliveries.
Australia entered day four looking to press on to build a big lead, but five wickets to Mohammed Siraj and four for Shardul Thakur pegged the home side back, with Steve Smith the only player passing 50, setting up an epic day-five finish.
A 123-run partnership between Washington Sundar and Shardul Thakur saw India bowled out just 33 runs short of Australia’s first innings, with Josh Hazlewood claiming a five-wicket haul, before Australia’s openers extended their lead to 54 by stumps on day three.
Joe Root scored 228 as England were bowled out for 421 before Sri Lanka reached 156-2 at the end of day three in Galle.
India reached 2-62 in reply to Australia’s 369 at the Gabba before the rain arrived, frustrating the Australia hunt for wickets on day two.
Marnus Labuschange’s century was the highlight for the hosts, while India’s rookie bowling attack took up the fight to Australia on day one of the fourth Test in Brisbane.
Dale Steyn shared a few clips of him enjoying some time out while doing one of his favourite things – skateboarding.
Australia captain Tim Paine has apologised for his sledging behaviour during the third Test against India, which ended in a draw on Monday.
India claimed a famous draw as Hanuma Vihari and Ravichandran Ashwin defied Australia’s bowlers for the entire final session, after Rishabh Pant and Cheteshwar Pujara laid the platform earlier in the day.
Steve Smith has come under fire for seemingly attempting to remove the guard marks of India batsman Rishabh Pant after the tea break.
Tim Paine and Ravi Ashwin had a heated exchange during the Sydney Test match that ended in the wicketkeeper accusing the spinner of being disliked by his teammates.
Cameron Green posted his highest Test score and Steve Smith impressed again before Australia removed both openers as India look to stave off defeat in the third Test at the SCG.
Watch Shane Warne and Andrew Symonds rip into Marnus Labuschagne for his quirky mannerisms.