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Indian team for the first two Test matches against Australia announced

Mumbai: Leg-spinner Amit Mishra’s injury-forced omission was the lone change as the national selectors today retained the formidable Indian squad, which hammered Bangladesh, for the first two Tests against Australia starting February 23. Mishra had to sit out of the Bangladesh Test owing to a knee injury, which had prompted selectors to bring in Kuldeep

S. Africa push lead past 500 against Australia

Perth: South Africa tormented Australia as they built a commanding lead on the fourth day of the opening Test against Australia here today. At lunch the visitors were 508 for seven in their second innings, an overall lead of 506 with three wickets in hand, having looked out of the match on the second day.