Besides Rohit Sharma and Ravichandran Ashwin, the other two Indians in Cricket Australia Test XI of 2021 were Rishabh Pant and Axar Patel. Surprisingly, only one Australian made the cut - Marnus Labuschagne.
While trying to open the lift's door with the help of a rod, Marnus Labuschagne even offered some chocolates to Steve Smith as he waited for help from the technicians at the hotel.
Ravichandran Ashwin, with 883 rating points, is the only Indian bowler in the top-10 of ICC Test Rankings. In the batting list, Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli retained their 5th and 7th positions respectively.
Set a 468-run target by Australia, England were bowled out for 192 on the final day of play in the day-night Test at Adelaide Oval. Jhye Richardson took five wickets as Australia followed their nine-wicket win in the first Test.
Check some fascinating stats from Day 4 of the second Ashes 2021-22 Test between Australia and New Zealand at Adelaide Oval. Aussie batter Marnus Labuschagne and England captain Joe Root registered records.
Dawid Malan and Joe Root’s 138-run on Day 3 of the Adelaide Test against Australia stand is the third-best third-wicket stand in Day-night Tests. Root became only the third batter to score 1600 plus runs in a calendar year.
Australia have continued their domination on Day 3 of the second Ashes 2021-22 Test in Adelaide, thanks to Mitchell Starc's 4/37 that caused England to suffer a middle-order collapse. Get highlights of AUS v ENG second Test.
Marnus Labuschagne batted seven innings of five Test matches to make three hundreds in day/night Tests. Pakistan’s Asad Shafiq who scored two centuries in eight innings of four Test matches held the previous record.
Marnus Labuschagne made 103 and Steve Smith scored 93 before Australia's tailenders knocked off some quick runs against England's worn-out bowlers. England then limped to 17/2 in 8.4 overs on Day 2.
By completing 2000 runs in 34 innings of 20 Test matches, Marnus Labuschagne is the fifth-fastest to reach this milestone in terms of innings. Don Bradman who completed 2000 runs in 22 innings is the fastest to this landmark.
Marnus Labuschagne was dropped twice but remained unbeaten on 95 at stumps Thursday after sharing partnerships of 172 with David Warner (95) and 45 with Steve Smith.
Australia are on the driver's seat after Day 1 of the second Ashes 2021-22 Test here in Adelaide Oval. David Warner (95) and Marnus Labuschagne (95*) did all the damage. Get here highlights of AUS v ENG second Test.
At the close of play on Day 2 of the first Ashes Test at The Gabba, Australia were 343/7 (84), with Travis Head unbeaten on 112 off 95. England were dismissed for 147 on rain-affected Day 1.
Labuschagne pulled out after his compatriot Nick Selman tested positive for COVID-19
Cricket Australia has announced a 23-member preliminary squad for the limited-overs tour of West Indies in July
India is reeling under the second wave of COVID-19 pandemic with cases rising by over 3 lakh everyday, a crisis compounded by shortage of crucial medicines and oxygen supplies
Ashwin hit an excellent 106 in India's second innings and took eight wickets with his off-spin in the second Test against England in Chennai
Apart from Virat Kohli and Cheteshwar Pujara, Test vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane is the other Indian batsman in the top-10
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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