What if they lost the ODI series, India entertained the audience with enterprising batting in both forms.
The T20 series was significant for India captain MS Dhoni and the team after the 4-1 loss in the ODI series earlier.
Australia set India a 198-run target in the third T20I but the visitors chased it down to hand the hosts a 3-0 whitewash.
Suresh Raina and Yuvraj Singh provide finishing touch after in-form top order lays foundation during record run chase on Australian soil.
Australia’s best fast bowler Mitchell Starc first met Alyssa at Sydney nets, now soaks in women’s T20 encounter from the stands.
Having sealed the T20 series with wins in Adelaide and Melbourne, MS Dhoni’s men have the opportunity to aim for a clean-sweep.
On the radio, the commentators could hardly hide their excitement. “Catch of the season,” was their unanimous verdict.
Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli fifties help India post 184/3 in second T20I; Australia implode against spinners to surrender series.
R Ashwin said there wasn't anything wrong with the way he bowled, it was just that he went for runs.
With series win and Roger Federer-Novak Djokovic clash on their minds, India had a relaxed net session before second T20I.
According to David Warner, the knowledge that Australia batsmen have gained playing in India will come in handy at World T20.
Inclusion of fresh hands has rendered India a cutting edge in T20Is that MS Dhoni had sorely missed in the one-day series.
Sons of expats Jason Sangha and Arjun Nair: one is a highly rated batsman, the other a mystery spinner also called ‘Junior Narine’
After two forgetful ODIs and first spell in T20I, R Ashwin turns the tide by standing up to the expectations of the Indian team.
India women chase down Australia's 141 in Adelaide, the highest target chased against the hosts.
Virat Kohli ppoils Australia's national day celebrations with a breezy 90* as India take 1-0 lead in T20I series; Jasprit Bumrah impresses again.
Yuvraj Singh, Ashish Nehra and Suresh Raina likely to return for T20 opener while R Ashwin’s re-entry would mean Harbhajan Singh has to wait for comeback.
Are the days of selectors picking the squad and India captain deciding the playing XI over?
India women's cricket team interacted with the men's team before their three T20Is and two ODIs against Australia women's team.
Hardik Pandya - from a lower-middle class background to playing first-class cricket, IPL and now on the verge of representing the country.
Michael Clarke defended under-fire India skipper MS Dhoni, who he reckons has much more to give to cricket.
Manish Pandey scores his maiden ODI ton to script India's record run chase in consolation win over Australia in the fifth ODI.
In the wilderness years in domestic circuit, Manish Pandey was often left in the dark about his future.
Jasprit Bumrah was supposed to fly to Adelaide with the remaining members of the T20 squad, but BCCI couldn't find him a seat in the flight.
Indian think tank has decided to station Virat Kohli at mid-off so that he can keep communicating with bowlers.
Indian team, down 0-4, will look to avoid the embarrassment of a whitewash in the fifth and final One-day International today.
Indian bowlers with larger memory bank have been unable to inspire themselves in similar ways.
Ajinkya Rahane’s injury is as ill-timed as it gets — both for the cricketer, who was blossoming into a versatile ODI batsman, and India, which are facing whitewash.
MS Dhoni took the blame of not finishing the game against Australia which India lost by 25 runs.
Chasing 349, Shikhar Dhawan and Virat Kohli hit tons, but India collapse spectacularly, losing nine wickets for 46 to lose by 25.
In a chat with The Indian Express, Hiken Shah says he will continue to fight.
The tiredness is perhaps pronounced when losing, but Ravi Shastri calls for more members in the squad.
Having already surrendered the series, the Indian team will look to restore honour in remaining two games at Canberra and Sydney.
Umesh Yadav and Ishant Sharma, who were expected to lead the attack, have let the Indian cricket team down.
Mahendra Singh Dhoni pointed the finger of blame at his fielders after third consecutive defeat in the series.
Virat Kohli scored his 24th ODI hundred in his 161st innings, the fastest to achieve the feat.
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