Australia vice-captain David Warner believes his team is desperate for a good partnership at the top, if they are to combat the threat of the Indian spinners during the middle overs in the ongoing One-Day International series between the two teams.
A clinical bowling display from India saw them dismiss Australia for 202 runs in 43.1 overs and complete a 50 run victory in the second One-Day International at Eden Gardens in Kolkata to claim a 2-0 lead in the series.
Cricket South Africa has announced its first-ever day-night Test at home which will be a four-day contest against Zimbabwe in Port Elizabeth scheduled during the Boxing Day ahead of the full-fledged season against India.
After Hardik Pandya and MS Dhoni rescued India from 87 for five to 281 for seven in their innings, a collective bowling effort saw them restrict Australia to 137 after the target was revised to 164 off 21 overs due to rain in the first One-Day International in Chennai.
Australia captain Steven Smith believes that the experience of playing a local bowler during their net session will benefit his team's batsmen in combating left-arm-wrist spinner Kuldeep Yadav in the upcoming One-Day International series against India.
After Australia flexed their batting muscle to post 347 for seven, Ashton Agar led the bowling attack with a four wicket haul to wrap up the Indian Board Presidents XI for just 244 runs in the 49th over as the visitors completed a 103 run win in the tour game in Chennai.
Virat Kohli continued his good run with an 82 run knock while Manish Pandey slammed a maiden half-century as India chased down 171 runs against Sri Lanka in the only Twenty20 International in Colombo as they wrapped up the tour 9-0 against the hosts.
As Sri Lanka and India set to face each other one final time this season in the only Twenty20 International game in Colombo, Chetan Narula gives Cricket World TV an exclusive insight on what to expect from the encounter.
Virat Kohli slammed his second consecutive century while Bhuvneshwar Kumar picked a five wicket haul as India defeated Sri Lanka by six wickets in the fifth One-Day International in Colombo to complete a 5-0 series whitewash.