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The Liebke Ratings: India vs Australia fourth Test

In this bonkers simulated universe we all now occupy, the India versus Australia series was off to a decider.

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The big talking points from Australia’s series loss to India

And that’s all she wrote, folks. A series that was never meant to be even close ended up being a thriller, but with Australia’s eight-wicket loss in the fourth and final Test in Dharamsala, the Border-Gavaskar Trophy is headed back to India.

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Australia lose fourth Test and Border-Gavaskar trophy in Dharamsala

India have come away with a match win, series win, and reclaimed the Border-Gavaskar trophy on Day 4 at Dharamsala, easily reaching the target 106 inside the first session.

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Australia squander an elusive series win in India

The Border-Gavaskar Trophy slipped out of Australia’s grasp in the space of one manic session yesterday in the fourth Test in Dharamsala.

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Glenn Maxwell is a Test batsman in his current mode

Expect a lot of runs in the future from the new-look Glenn Maxwell.

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Smith makes ‘cheat’ allegation on tense penultimate day

Steve Smith appeared to accuse Murali Vijay of cheating after the India fielder claimed a grounded catch during the Test series decider in Dharamsala.

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Warner’s woes continue in Dharamsala

David Warner hardly fired a shot on Australia’s tour of India – and it might have been a result of craving success too much.

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India set to win Test series in Dharamsala

Australia will almost certainly hand the Border-Gavaskar trophy back to India on day four of the Test series decider, with the hosts 0-19 after being set a victory target of just 106 runs in Dharamsala.

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The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has published a video of an on-field verbal stoush involving Ravindra Jadeja and two Australians, which took place when the Test series decider was in the balance.

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Elbow injury forces Shaun Tait to call time on cricket career

Shaun Tait, one of the fastest bowlers to play for Australia, has retired from cricket due to a chronic elbow injury.

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Lyon inspires Australia at Dharamsala

A remarkable spell from off-spinner Nathan Lyon helped Australia into a strong position at stumps on day two of the final Test in India yesterday.

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Matt Renshaw is no Test match slipper

Australian skipper Steve Smith has a serious decision to make to retain Matt Renshaw in the slips.

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Lyon delivers on Day 2 at Dharamsala

Day 2 at Dharamsala was another good, absorbing day of Test cricket. The intensity never dropped and where it takes us to is India 52 behind Australia with four first-innings wickets left.

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Australia waste first innings at Dharamsala

Australia yesterday wasted a gilded opportunity to bat themselves into a dominant position in the fourth Test on the fastest, bounciest pitch of the series at Dharamsala.

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Steve Smith is a priceless asset to the baggy greens

Cricket Australia couldn’t afford to pay Steve Smith enough for his value to the Australian team.

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Smith, Yadav star on Day 1 at Dharamsala

The first day of the Test ad Dharamsala was a tale of two players, Steven Smith and Kuldeep Yadav – and with supporting actors to assist both.

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India's captain Virat Kohli

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Australian captain Steve Smith

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Pat Cummins Cricket Australia 2017

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Australian cricketer Simon Katich

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Glenn Maxwell Cricket Australia 2017

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Australia's Steve O'Keefe celebrates the dismissal of India's Ajinkya Rahane

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India's captain Virat Kohli

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The Roar of the crowd

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India vs Australia: Cricket live scores, blog, 4th Test – Day 4

Test result: India have sealed a thrilling Test series against Australia 2-1 after winning the fourth and final test by eight wickets on Day 4.

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Recalling the best of the 2007 World Cup, ten years on

It has been ten years since the ninth edition of the Cricket World Cup, which began in the Caribbean on 13th March, 2007 and featured a record 16 teams.

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New Zealand vs South Africa: International cricket, 3rd Test – Day 4 live scores

New Zealand might hold the upper hand in the third Test against South Africa, but they will need to make things happen in a hurry when the fourth day gets underway in Hamilton if they are to fight off the threat of a draw. Join The Roar for live scores from 8:30am (AEDT).

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India vs Australia: Cricket live scores, blog, 4th Test – Day 3

Nathan Lyon’s four-wicket haul stalled the hosts’ progress after tea and brought parity to a see-sawing Test between Australia and India in Dharamsala. Follow all the Day 3 action from 3pm (AEDT) right here on The Roar.

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The life of a young Test cricket fan

As a teenager, I am often questioned by people about my love of Test cricket.

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New Zealand vs South Africa: International cricket, 3rd Test – Day 3 live scores

New Zealand will look to build on a strong start to their first innings and be hoping the weather holds off, with South Africa finding themselves in a potentially difficult situation. Join The Roar for live scores of Day 3 from 8:30am (AEDT).

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The demon drink and cricket sponsorship

By Binoy Kampmark, 27 Mar 2017
The demon drink and cricket sponsorship

A strong tone of temperance has characterised discussions about Australian cricket of late.

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India vs Australia: Fourth Test, cricket live scores, blog – Day 2

Day result: Day 2 at Dharamsala was another good, absorbing day of Test cricket. The intensity never dropped and where it takes us to is India 52 behind Australia with four first-innings wickets left.

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The cricket gift that just keeps on giving

By David Holden, 26 Mar 2017
The cricket gift that just keeps on giving

This Australia–India Test series is clearly one of the most absorbing series of recent times, regardless of what happens in Dharamsala.

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India vs Australia: Fourth Test, cricket live scores, blog – Day 1

Result: The first day of the Test ad Dharamsala was a tale of two players, Steven Smith and Kuldeep Yadav – and with supporting actors to assist both.

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New Zealand vs South Africa: International cricket, 3rd Test – Day 1 live scores

New Zealand will look to bounce back and salvage a draw from their Test series against South Africa who dominated to take the lead last time out. Join The Roar for live scores of the third Test in Hamilton from 9am (AEDT).

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India vs Australia: Fourth Test preview

By Scott Pryde, 24 Mar 2017
India vs Australia: Fourth Test preview

We are going to get a decider! Unbelievably, the series is locked at one game each, with three different results setting up a one-Test shootout for the Border-Gavaskar Trophy between India and Australia in beautiful Dharamsala.

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When West Indies met their Waterloo in Ireland

By Anindya Dutta, 24 Mar 2017
When West Indies met their Waterloo in Ireland

Almost to the day, 154-years after Emperor Napoleon’s dreams of conquering the world were shattered on the once beautiful fields of Waterloo, Garry Sobers’ West Indian cricket team faced their own little Waterloo in the picturesque ground of Sion Mills in Ireland.

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The ‘Big Show’: Jack of all trades, or master of one?

“Righto, fellas. One of the top six has got to get a big one today if we are any chance of chasing this down.”

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Warner’s ‘clutch’ status in doubt after consistent failure

David Warner’s supposed ‘golden run’ in 2016 appears to be over, with the fiery left hander showing that big matches aren’t his forte.

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India tour: Australians up to the Test

By Sanjay Kshirsagar, 24 Mar 2017
India tour: Australians up to the Test

Few would have given Australia any chance of salvaging a draw heading into the last day of the third Test in Ranchi.

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Australian captain Steve Smith gestures with umpires

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Australian batsman Shaun Marsh reacts after scoring a century

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Steve Smith plays a shot on his way to an unbeaten 138 for Australia in the fifth Ashes Test at The Oval (AP Photo/Alastair Grant).

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Australia's Steve O'Keefe celebrates the dismissal of India's Ajinkya Rahane

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South Africa's Quinton de Kock celebrates making 100 runs

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Pat Cummins Cricket Australia 2017

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Glenn Maxwell Sad

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Australian captain Steve Smith

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