Smith scored a hundred and led the team to a four-wicket triumph over India in Brisbane.
The swing bowler had been ruled out of the first two Tests after injuring his left ankle in the build-up to the series.
Dhoni and Co begin to warm up to DRS after crucial umpiring decisions go against them.
Pietersen released a book in October which contained attacks on the national cricket board and several of his former team mates.
Playing at home in the months of December and January means chances of getting an outright win get really tough.
Umesh Yadav bowled the fast ball of the match. However, Varun Aaron wasn’t too far behind.
Batsman Dhoni helps extend total past 400; Captain Dhoni marshals his attack to reduce Aus to 221/4.
Only Number 9 Javed Khan, who top scored with a 30-ball 27, saved Mumbai that ignominy.
The only time both batsmen and fielders were keen to run was when the drinks were brought out.
Sweltering Brisbane, Aussie firepower fail to melt opener’s resolve; India take giant stride on Day One.
Shardul Thakur finished with figures of 6 for 59 to help Mumbai bowl out Railways for 242 at the Karnail Singh Stadium.
The twin hundreds in Adelaide gave birth to a great Test cricketer in Virat Kohli, writes Harsha Bhogle.
Injury-ravaged Clarke was earlier doubtful to the play in the first Test against India.
Some ten members of the team began soaking up the water and rinsing it into buckets.
Karnataka’s No.9 Gopal strikes maiden ton to help side recover from 178/7 to 408.