An enthralling first Test in Adelaide ended in victory for Australia as the beat India by 48 runs. Virat Kohli struck a sensational second century to guide his team’s chase but ultimately the visitors fell short of their target.
India used the second and final day of their tour game against Cricket Australia XI to allow their batsmen time in the middle as well as their bowlers a late run out before the game was drawn in Adelaide.
Opposing captains Virat Kohli and Angelo Mathews both scored fine unbeaten centuries but Kohli's effort proved decisive as India won the fifth and final One-Day International against Sri Lanka in Ranchi.
When Cinderella Man James Braddock, was taking a shot at heavyweight championship, against the intimidating Max Baer, many thought, he wouldn’t even survive to tell the tale, writes Krish Sripada as he previews India in Australia.