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For Kohli, it will be about 'high-voltage cricket' but no 'unnecessary tension'

"We understand that we are contributing to a larger cause, and the quality of cricket has to stand out"

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Kohli: 'There is more respect between the two sides, you can see that'

"We are contributing to a larger cause, so the quality of the cricket has to stand out"

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AUSTRALIA VS INDIA

DAY-NIGHT TEST

India name Shaw, Saha, Ashwin, Umesh in XI for first Test

Gill and Pant were left out of the day-night Test

Kohli: My 'personality' is a 'representation' of 'new India'

Greg Chappell had recently called Kohli the "most Australian non-Australian cricketer of all time"

Mute Me: Saha over Pant for the pink-ball Test?

Moody, Chopra and Dasgupta take turns muting each other (or not)

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Star Sports Connected: 'Kohli perfect role model but captaincy work in progress'

VVS Laxman on Virat Kohli the leader

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AUSTRALIA VS INDIA

1ST TEST, ADELAIDE

A reassuring Australia-India rivalry to dull memories of a chaotic year

Given the challenges 2020 has thrown at everyone, it is refreshing just to talk about cricket again

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Australia's next superstar? Get to know Cameron Green

A first-class batting of average of 55 and bowling average 21 - the Western Australia allrounder has the makings of an outstanding cricketer

WTC - RACE TO THE FINAL

WTC equations: India need to target five wins, Australia on easier footing

The ask for both teams will depend on how NZ fare in their series against Pakistan too

NZ put pressure on India as race for Lord's heats up

If NZ sweep Pakistan, India will need at least four wins and three draws in eight Tests

Excited about possibility but focused on Pakistan - Latham

Plunket Shield at start of the season was "great for the guys to get into that mode of the longer form", says Latham

BANGLADESH HOME SERIES

2021-22 SEASON

West Indies to tour Bangladesh in January

Visitors will arrive in Dhaka on Jan 10; tour to feature three ODIs and two Tests

Rain leaves points shared after Turner onslaught

Hatcher, Maddinson turned things around in field before the Stars were left a tough six-over target

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Whatever happened to Craig Simmons, maker of the fastest BBL hundred?

The man who made a century in 39 balls in his first season looks back at that golden summer and after

Colin Munro falls one short of a half-century

The Perth Scorchers' batsman was caught on the boundary off Nic Maddinson

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Nic Maddinson attempts a spectacular boundary save

The Melbourne Stars fielder almost stopped an Ashton Turner hit from going over the ropes

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Stars' Hatcher takes two wickets from his first two deliveries

Melbourne Stars' Liam Hatcher collects the wickets of Perth Scorchers' Joe Clarke and Mitchell Marsh.

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NEW ZEALAND VS PAKISTAN

SQUAD UPDATES

What will Pakistan do without Babar Azam?

As Babar Azam's prowess has increased, so has his side's tendency to rely heavily on him

Southland's Duffy ready for 'another step up' as international debut looms

The right-arm seamer is line to become the first Southlander to debut for NZ since Jeff Wilson in 1993

Ferguson out for six weeks with stress fracture to his back

Coach Gary Stead hopeful the pacer would return to the side before the end of the season

TOP HEADLINES

PLANNING FOR SMITH

How should India bowl to Steven Smith?

Don't bother trying to get him out lbw, among other things

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Jason Gillespie: You have to be ruthless with your discipline to Smith

The former Australia fast bowler and coach on the importance of plugging away

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HURRICANES VS STRIKERS

BBL 2020-21

Siddle five-for, Weatherald and Carey's half-centuries give Strikers easy win

The game also saw both sides using the X-Factor substitute for the first time in the tournament

Briggs and Botha first players subbed out under X-factor rule

Adelaide Strikers brought in Matt Short and Hobart Hurricanes opted for Mac Wright

Big-hitting Carey and Weatherald seal win for Strikers

The pair added 107 for the third wicket in a five-wicket win against Hurricanes

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Electric Faulkner takes two in first over

The left-arm seamer got Hurricanes' defence off to a great start against Strikers

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Siddle rips through Hurricanes with five-for

Peter Siddle takes an excellent 5 for 16 to restrict the Hobart Hurricanes to 146

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Renshaw's direct hit runs out Ellis

An outstanding throw from the outfield left a diving Nathan Ellis short

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