WTC Final 2023: Hard calls cause 'Head-ache' for Rohit and India
Decision to bowl first in the summit clash with four seamers and a lone spinner did not go India’s way on Day One against Australia
WTC final 2023: Head cuts, slices and ramps to put Australia in command against India
Australia were in a commanding position on 327-3 at stumps after losing the toss, with Head 146 not out and Steve Smith 95 not out.
Virat Kohli lauds Steve Smith, says he's best Test batter of this generation
"Everybody knows his record, in 85-90 Tests, he has an average of 60 which is quite unbelievable," said Kohli.
India's Test legacy on the line in WTC final against Australia
One of India's most successful red-ball teams of all time faces Australia in the WTC final, with a lot riding on the outcome including the complex question of greatness
WTC final: We don't feel any pressure of trying to win an ICC trophy, says Rahul Dravid
India lost the inaugural WTC final to New Zealand in 2021 and have been guilty of faltering in knockout games.
Hazlewood ruled out of WTC final vs India due to side strain; Neser gets call-up
However, it is fast medium bowler Scott Boland, who looks a more likely first-XI starter in Hazlewood's absence, in conditions that suit seam-up, hit-the-deck type of deliveries.
Rahane returns for World Test Championship final
One month after leaving him out of the list of centrally contracted players, thanks to a paucity of middle-order options, BCCI recall a safer option in the Mumbai batter for WTC title clash next month
Rahane back in Indian team for WTC final; Suryakumar, Kuldeep dropped
Rahane's comeback after 15 months was on predictable lines following Shreyas Iyer's back injury that ruled him out of the grand finale.
High Zampa for Aussies as India lose 3rd ODI by 21 runs
The series defeat is an indicator that the Indian team is far from prepared for the World Cup and there are too many loose ends that need to be tied.
Ex-Australian coach S Sriram backs Smith to play a big role in World Cup
Nathan Ellis too vouched that Smith was indeed a positive influence on him.
Australian pacer Ellis living his dream
Ellis came in as a replacement for the injured Jhye Richardson, and with Pat Cummins not returning for the white-ball leg of the tour, his dream came true.
Will back Suryakumar, says head coach Dravid
With series on the line, head coach backs India’s No. 4 to come good in the 50-over format
India’s bowling arrowhead
Shami’s three wickets in the first ODI that broke open the game for India re-emphasises his importance, especially at a time when they are without Bumrah
IND VS AUS: Important we recover properly to perform better, says Mohammed Shami
The right-arm quick returned with figures of 6-2-17-3 on Friday as India restricted Australia to 188 in 35.4 overs and then returned to overhaul the target in 39.5 overs.
Final destination: India's road to World Test Championship final
For a side that’s very successful in bilateral competitions, the senior Indian men’s team have not been able to crack the combination lock required to win ICC titles.
Cummins to stay back in Australia, Smith to lead side in India ODI series
Cummins had left for home after the second Test in Delhi to take care of his mother Maria, who died of breast cancer last week.
Border-Gavaskar Trophy: India keep their dynasty going
With the 2-1 series win, the hosts have recorded their 16th consecutive home series win on Monday
India secure WTC final berth after New Zealand beat Sri Lanka in thriller
This is India's second successive entry into the WTC final, with the previous one coming in the inaugural cycle in 2021, where they lost to New Zealand.
India vs Australia: Axar ups the standards with his spin-hitting
The left-arm spinning all-rounder's rise to prominence with bat augurs well for India.
India vs Australia: Gill time, poetry in motion
With his unique technique, India opener slams century to help hosts cut down lead against Australia on third day
Vizhinjam seaport protests: Police station attack was with 'ulterior intention', says Kerala CM
'The Kashmir Files' controversy: Apologies if my remarks were interpreted differently, says Nadav Lapid
Will fight again, against what is wrong: Bilkis Bano on remission given to her rapists
Tamil Nadu amended law that allows Jallikattu seeks to prevent cruelty on animals: State tells SC
India dismisses China's concerns on military exercise with US in Uttarakhand
'Bazball' powers England to new first-day record against Pakistan in 1st Test