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November 9, 2004 15:05 IST

Indian spinners delivered in patches
Australia are not unbeatable but you have to be spot on for long periods if you are to get them down and keep them away, says Ian Healy.

Batting was a bit like a lottery
The battle in the final Test was so one-sided in favour of ball over bat, says Justin Langer, that he would challenge anyone who suggests such a game is good for Test cricket.

Core of our batting needs watching
The Badanis, Mongias & Srirams must be given the chance they deserve when the South Africans come here.

Michael rocks!
'My teammates are always telling me to sit down because I'm making them nervous,' the latest Aussie prodigy tells Deepti Patwardhan.

Adam's the apple
 - Adam Gilchrist 
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'No shame in failing to  Australia'
 - Merv Hughes
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The pitch looks as dry as a desert
 - Justin Langer
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Harbhajan slams Aussie whinging
Would they have complained had they won the Mumbai Test, asked the ace Indian off-spinner.

India escape to victory
Harbhajan Singh bagged five wickets as India beat Australia by 13 runs on the third day of the fourth Test.
- Sachin, VVS got us into the game: Dravid
- Ponting slams Mumbai pitch
- Narrowest wins in Tests
- Dravid completes 7000 runs in Tests

Hauritz bowled over by Bombay turn
The Australian off spinner could hardly believe his eyes at the Wankhede Stadium on Thursday. Nor could he believe his luck.
- India's lowest score against Australia
- Most prolific opening pair for Australia

Leipus to continue: BCCI sources
Reports in a section of the media had said the Indian team physio had requested to be relieved from the job after the two-Test series against South Africa.

'It's the same batting at three, five or six'
Simon Katich believes that being decisive is a very important aspect of batting.

Bush, Kerry and cricket
The Presidential election contest between Bush and Kerry made up for the excitement lost on the cricket field due to wet conditions.
- Statistical highlights, Day 1
Rain helped fast bowlers: Buchanan

Rose makes Shetty see red
The BCCI's joint-secretary slammed the Australian team media manager for using expletives at the organizers of the Mumbai Test.
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India vs Australia
4th Test, November 3-7
Venue: Mumbai
Result: India won by 13 runs
Series: Australia won 2-1
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