#Ravi Shastri

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Mohammed Siraj made his debut in the second Test of the Border-Gavaskar Trophy. (Photo credit: Twitter/@CricketAustralia)

  • Mohammed Siraj's father passed away while he was with the Indian squad in Australia
  • Siraj returned as the highest wicket taker for India with 13 scalps against his name
  • The Hyderabad pacer is also named in India's Test series against England

.Brisbane QLD, Australia
Rishabh Pant played a scintillating innings in the Gabba Test. (Photo credit: PTI)

  • India recorded two back-to-back Test series win against Australia
  • The last time Australia lost at the Gabba was in 1988
  • India retain the Border-gavaskar trophy after registering a 2-1 series win

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Ravi Shastri, is slated to launch a book this summer.(Photo credit-twitter @RaviShastriOfc)

  • The book is co-written by sports journalist Ayaz Memon
  • It has been acquired by HarperCollins publishers on Sunday
  • I'm very pleased to be sharing my stories, a glimpse into my exciting life involved with cricket, said Shastri

.Sydney NSW, Australia
Rohit Sharma is expected to play the third Test against Australia. (Photo credit: Twitter/@BCCI)

  • Rohit Sharma went through his first practice session under the watchful eyes of batting coach Vikram Rathour
  • Three throwdown experts also assisted the Indian batsman during his practice session
  • Prior to meeting his teammates, Rohit had spent two weeks in quarantine in Sydney

.Melbourne VIC, Australia
Rohit's inclusion will strengthen the Indian team. (Photo Credit: Twitter/rohitsharma45)

  • Rohit Sharma joined the Indian team after completing his two-week quarantine in Sydney
  • The BCCI uploaded a video of the Indian batsmen meeting his teammates
  • The third Australia vs India Test is scheduled to be played from January 7

.Sydney NSW, Australia
Mohammad Kaif said that players know they will get just two innings. (Photo Credit: PTI)

  • Shreyas Iyer was dropped from the first T20I
  • He was replaced by Manish Pandey, who got out scoring 2 off 8 balls
  • Iyer was one of the highest run-scorers of the recently concluded IPL 

.Sydney NSW, Australia
Ravi Shastri believes his team's pace unit was the best in the world. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@RaviShastriOfc)

  • Ravi Shastri dubbed India's quick bowling lineup led by Bumrah as the "fabulous five"
  • Shastri backed his men to beat Australia in their own den come December 17
  • The 58-year-old informed that players are going through the drills of staying mentally tough

.Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
'A wonderful soul taken away too soon', tweeted Sachin Tendulkar on Dean Jones' death. (Photo credit: Twitter/@sachin_rt)

  • Former Australia batsman Dean Jones on Thursday died of a cardiac arrest
  • Jones, 59, was in Mumbai with the Star Sports' commentary team for the IPL
  • Jones played 52 Tests and 164 ODIs for Australia and was part of the 1987 World Cup-winning team

.Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Head coach Ravi Shastri said IPL will be an enjoyment and welcome distraction. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@RaviShastriOfc)

  • Shastri said the IPL will be a welcome distraction during these depressing times
  • He said that UAE in 2014 had shown that it is well capable of handling a mega tournament 
  • The BCCI has shifted the IPL to UAE due to COVID-19