India vs australia 2013 Features
- MS Dhoni and a team of his own
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.
- Gabbar Dhawan, India's tattoo boy
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.
- Shikhar Dhawan: Quick-fire facts about the quickest debut Test centurion
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.
- When Sakshi Dhoni's tweet excited Puja Pujara
It was Sakshi's tweet which informed Puja of her husband's double century versus Australia on Day 3 of the Hyderabad Test.
- Cheteshwar Pujara has cricket in his blood
Father Aravind represented Saurashtra in six games. He was an occasional wicketkeeper too. Uncle Bipin represented Saurashtra in 36 first-class game.
- Hyderabad Blues: Cricket in the time of terror
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.
- Harbhajan Singh 'nervous yet excited' to complete a century of Tests
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.
- Approaching milestones ahead of India-Australia Test series
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.
- Virender Sehwag and the tale of batsmen with spectacles
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.
- How to battle spin will torment Aussie minds
Aussie spin attack also looks stingless as visitors don't have the quality of Englishmen Swann and Panesar.