Dhoni acknowledged that he has had to change his own approach to captaincy, largely in deference to the changed personnel within the team set-up.
Some termed he had a casual approach, whereas others thought that he had the ability to keep things simple, Dhawan has been the topic of discussion in Delhi's cricket circle for a number of years now.
Dhawan has been a prolific name in the domestic circuit. He will now be a force to reckon with after an 85-ball century vs Australia.
It was Sakshi's tweet which informed Puja of her husband's double century versus Australia on Day 3 of the Hyderabad Test.
Father Aravind represented Saurashtra in six games. He was an occasional wicketkeeper too. Uncle Bipin represented Saurashtra in 36 first-class game.
If anyone wanted to reassurance that Test cricket is alive and kicking, the first two day were examples of that. On the first day, the official attendance during tea-time was 29,435 in a stadium with 34,000 capacity.
Asked how he kept himself motivated during the tough times, especially after being dropped from the team, Harbhajan said the desire to be a part of the squad kept him going. Some of his most significant milestones have come against Australia but Harbhajan said he doesn't quite understand the connection with the team from Down Under.
The India-Australia Test series is always a keen contest. Apart from the battle on field, the constant rumblings in players' minds too are common. While many of the current players like Sachin Tendulkar, MS Dhoni, Michael Clarke and Harbhajan Singh are gunning for records, the team performance would be the key when it comes to real cricket.
Sehwag was seen wearing spectacles at the Indian team's preparatory camp in Bangalore and may retain his glasses when he comes out to bat against Australia.
Aussie spin attack also looks stingless as visitors don't have the quality of Englishmen Swann and Panesar.
By leaving out Gambhir, the selectors have shown that they are willing to crack the whip, which means Sehwag too would be looking over his shoulder were he so temperamentally inclined. Despite his century in the opening Test against England in Ahmedabad, Sehwag has also been in the wars; perhaps the axing of his good friend is just the wake-up ...
The 25-year-old right-handed batsman helped India take an unassailable 2-0 lead in the four-Test series against Australia by scoring his second double hundred on March 4, 2013.