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Waugh weighs in on Kohli sledging debate

Steve Waugh says firing up Virat Kohli should be a weapon Australia keeps up its sleeve

Starc claims Kohli for second-ball duck

Mitchell Starc's double-wicket maiden on the second morning included the prize scalp of India skipper Virat Kohli for a second-ball duck


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Hazlewood makes the early breakthrough

Fast bowler Josh Hazlewood struck in his first over to remove India opener Murali Vijay after Australia's innings came to a close in the first over of day two


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Day wrap: Starc pushes Australia past 250

Matt Renshaw and Mitchell Starc post vital half-centuries after Australia's middle order collapsed on day one of the first Test against India in Pune


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'When you need to go, you need to go'

Australia opener Matt Renshaw reflects on his opening-day half-century against India in Pune and why he had to retire ill partway through his innings


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Saha's screamer ends O'Keefe's short stay

Indian wicketkeeper Wriddhiman Saha has taken a brilliant diving catch to hand Umesh Yadav his third wicket on day one of the first Test in Pune


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Jadeja laughs off his latest horror delivery

There's little doubt Ravi Jadeja is one of the most dangerous spinners in the world, but even he has some moments he'd rather forget!


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Renshaw retires after Warner departs

Australia's opener Matthew Renshaw leaves the field shortly before lunch due to illness, immediately after David Warner's dismissal


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Bangar praises Aussie batsmen, India's quicks

India's batting coach Sanjay Bangar heaps praise on Australia's batsmen for defying India's bowlers on a treacherous Pune pitch in the first Test


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Warner gets a huge let off as Australia survive

Australia survive the first hour on a vicious turner in Pune, with David Warner given a reprieve after a huge no ball by spinner Jayant Yadav


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Ricky Ponting on the Smith v Kohli battle

Australian cricket legend Ricky Ponting discusses the current Test series in India and shares his thoughts on the two opposing captains


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Australia win toss and bat first in Pune

Steve Smith calls correctly then assess the Pune pitch for the opening Test of the Border-Gavaskar Series and reveals Australia's line-up


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Dry pitch could play into Australia's hands: Warne

Spin legend Shane Warne previews the first Test with cricket.com.au's Sam Ferris, suggesting the dry nature of the Pune wicket could help Australia