Amid the chants of 'aala re aala Ajinkya aala', flowers were showered on hi while dhol and trumpets made it a festive atmosphere.

He has now spoken about Australia’s decision to rest Cummins, saying that players shouldn’t be tired after playing just two games.

The 32-year-old Kohli has been granted paternity leave by the BCCI to be with his wife for the birth of their first child.

Australia has announced it will spend 500 million Australian dollars (USD 351 million) to secure COVID-19 vaccines for the Pacific and Southeast Asia as part of a shared recovery for our region from the pandemic.

Team India has been announced for the Australia series. At the same time, former Indian cricketer Sanjay Manjrekar has expressed his displeasure over the selection of KL Rahul in the Test team for this tour.

China on Tuesday said it has "taken note" of India's announcement that Australia will join the annual Malabar naval exercises along with the US and Japan, underlining that military cooperation should be "conducive" to regional peace and stability

Senior leg-spinner Amit Mishra was ruled out of the ongoing IPL along with pacer Bhuvneshwar Kumar, who could also miss the tour of Australia at year-end, after the duo sustained different injuries while competing for Delhi Capitals and Sunrisers Hyderabad respectively.

A COVID-19 vaccine candidate being developed by Australia's University of Queensland has shown "positive" results against the novel coronavirus in preclinical tests, raising hopes for its potential effectiveness and manufacturability, the varsity said on Wednesday.