Winning from behind
7 great comebacks from teams fighting after being a Test down.
Leadership and the gentleman's game
Steven Smith and Virat Kohli provided different takes on leadership and sportsmanship.
India's rare chinaman
India's rare chinaman Kuldeep Yadav is the first left arm wrist spinner to play for India, and he made a great impression.
The reawakening of Umesh Yadav
Once a wayward bowler who leaked runs, the Vidarbha Express has improved significantly.
We salute you, Sir Jadeja
How an internet meme became India's best all rounder and the world's top Test bowler.
9 years of Shaun Marsh
After almost a decade of international cricket, Shaun Marsh still hasn't proved himself.
The new captain on the block
Ajinkya Rahane was an inspired captain in the final match of the India vs Australia series.
India's man for all seasons
Ravindra Jadeja can contribute a lot more with the bat and become an even better all rounder.
India's unsung hero: Murali Vijay
The opener from Tamil Nadu has been an essential part of India's success for the past few years.
Ending the slugfest right
Defeating Australia after a high-tension series was the perfect end to India's home season of cricket.
Shaun Tait's career: Nasty, brutish and short
A gifted fast bowler with rare pace, he couldn't control his line or his body's injuries.
Jinx is not jinxed
Why the Indian team need to be patient with Ajinkya Rahane despite his slump in form.
No drama, just cricket
Steve Smith and Cheteshwar Pujara's innings were silver linings in a series filled with diversions.
The lefts are right for India
India hasn't had too many left-arm fast bowlers, but a few have made quite an impact.
Cricketers can inspire like no one else, especially those who justify their place on the pedestal.
Sreesanth hopeful for Scotland move as ban is challenged
The former India quick has challenged his lifetime ban in High Court after all criminal charges were dismissed.
How to be a cricket commentator
A cynic's guide to becoming one of the people who are paid to say "interesting things" about cricket matches.
Pujara: The Silent Warrior
Cheteshwar Pujara has spent several years toiling and fighting for India.
Does India have an unfair advantage at home?
India are at the top of the ICC Test rankings, but look to the past 4 years for the whole story.
How captain Kohli steadied the ship
Despite failing with the bat, Virat Kohli's aggression and optimism as skipper kept his team inspired.
Ashwin - The Wicket-Taking Machine
On helpful pitches, Ravichandran Ashwin has become an unstoppable tour de force of spin.
DRS - Drama Review System
The recent controversy with Virat Kohli & Steve Smith is raising questions about the effectiveness of DRS.
When Bengaluru turned into a cauldron
Things heated up in many ways during the 2nd Test between India and Australia in the M. Chinnaswamy stadium.
Expected, can we say?
Virat Kohli will be happy that the Bengaluru victory against the Aussies was truly a team effort.
Kohli, Pujara or both
India need either Virat Kohli or Cheteshwar Pujara (or both) to score runs if they want to win.
MS Dhoni: The Warrior
Mahendra Singh Dhoni still has a lot of fight left in him and is invaluable as a player.
The perseverance of Ishant Sharma
Once a youngster with great potential, Ishant is proving himself to be an untiring warhorse for India.
How modern pitches are helping Indian bowlers
Despite the recent loss in Pune, India's bowlers have more often than not benefited from result-oriented pitches.
One Test wonders around the globe
Let's take a look at international venues that have hosted only one Test match (so far).
BBC commentators and the art of the double entendre
There's no shortage of punning & innuendo in cricket, as these instances show.
Brought down by the Steves
A pair of Steves, Smith & O'Keefe, brought India's glorious home run to a screeching halt.
Steve Smith & co. packed a punch
Australia outperformed India in all aspects of the game in their record-breaking victory in Pune.
Shreyas Iyer: I think a national call-up is close
An Interview with Shreyas Iyer, who scored an undefeated double century against Australia in the Tour Match.
Tempting fate with Kohli's praise
Should we stop praising Virat Kohli, for superstition's sake?
An inconsistent KL Rahul is a huge worry
Ahead of the India vs Australia series, the Indian opener needs to buckle down and prove himself.
Learning from the 2001 Australia tour of India
The classic 2001 Border-Gavaskar Trophy has some timeless lessons for today's players.
SWOT Analysis of India's squad against Australia
Team India: strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats in the Australia series.
Clash of the prodigies
Comparing the batsmanship & captaincy of Virat Kohli and Steve Smith.
India vs Australia: 5 Mini-battles
Here are 5 battles that will make the Ind Vs Aus series one of the most exciting in recent times.
On cricketing grounds
So many cricketing stadiums! The 1st Test between Ind & Aus wil be played in Pune on 23rd Feb, 2017.
Trouble at the top for India
India has a problem with their opening partnerships that needs to be fixed before they go on tour.
The beauty of a fast-bowling all rounder
One of cricket's highest impact players is the all rounder who bowls wickedly fast and bats like a dream.
5 batsmen to watch in 2017
Not the best of the best, but these batters show great potential.
Are we ready for a pitch of two halves?
The best way to make Test cricket more interesting: each team has half the pitch made to order.
A Test team for all seasons
A team of possibly the best players ever to play Test cricket for India.
India (3rd and 4th Test) : Virat Kohli (Captain), R Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Abhinav Mukund, Karun Nair, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane, KL Rahul, Wriddhiman Saha (wk), Ishant Sharma, M Vijay, Jayant Yadav, Umesh Yadav, Kuldeep Yadav, Shreyas Iyer (cover for Virat Kohli)
India (1st and 2nd Test) : Virat Kohli (Captain), R Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Abhinav Mukund, Karun Nair, Hardik Pandya, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane, KL Rahul, Wriddhiman Saha (wk), Ishant Sharma, M Vijay, Jayant Yadav, Umesh Yadav, Kuldeep Yadav
Australia (Test) : Steven Smith (Captain), David Warner, Matt Renshaw, Usman Khawaja, Shaun Marsh, Peter Handscomb, Glenn Maxwell, Matthew Wade (wk), Ashton Agar, Steve O'Keefe, Mitchell Starc, Mitchell Swepson, Josh Hazlewood, Jackson Bird, Nathan Lyon, Marcus Stoinis (replaces Mitchell Marsh), Mitchell Marsh (ruled out with an injury after 2nd Test)