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Shocked former players call for wholesale changes in team

Stunned by India's Test slump abroad after the 0-4 rout in the series against Australia, former stalwarts today blamed it on the star-studded batting line-up's flopshow, saying heads have to roll following a second successive whitewash overseas.

Umesh is good, just needs experience: Lawson

Young pacer Umesh Yadav is very promising and his “old-fashioned side-on” action will fetch him...

Dravid credits career revival to Tendulkar

Dravid feared end of his career due to slump in form at one stage but drew inspiration from...

Ishant, Zaheer are fit for first Test, says VVS Laxman

In good news for India, their bowling spearhead Zaheer Khan and fellow pacer Ishant Sharma appeared...

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  • Coach: Duncan Fletcher
  • Captain: M S Dhoni
  • Colour: Blue
  • ICC Test Ranking: 2rd
  • ICC ODI Ranking: 2rd
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India-Aus series surpasses Ashes in TV viewership

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The ongoing India-Australia Test series might have been a one-sided affair so far with Mahendra Singh Dhoni's men coming a cropper but it has drawn more eyeballs than the Ashes with the latest ratings showing a shift in interest for cricket fans in Sydney.

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Crucial Test ahead for India’s big four in the series Down Under

India’s celebrated big four (Sachin Tendulkar, Rahul Dravid, VVS Laxman and Virender Sehwag) face the severest test of their careers in the upcoming series in Australia. Amrit Mathur writes.

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Sehwag and Zaheer could decide this series

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As strange as it may sound, there could be some relief in sight for Australia’s beleaguered batsmen. Despite their number three ranking, India’s bowling doesn’t match up as well as the New Zealand attack did in favourable conditions. Ian Chappell writes.

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Day 1, Melbourne Test: Zaheer, Yadav keep Australia at bay
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