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India claim comprehensive victory over Australia

Hosts now lead series 2-0

Pujara and Vijay batter Australia

The outstanding batting of Cheteshwar Pujara and Murali Vijay put India in control of the second Test against Australia as they finished day two on 311 for 1, already a lead of 74 runs. Pujara was unbeaten on 162 and Vijay on 129 after a day of delight for the watching India fans in Hyderabad yesterday.

Sachin Tendulkar joined forces with Virat Kohli (50 not out) to guide India to a good position at stumps

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Australia remain in control against Sri Lanka

Report from Day Two of the Third Test

Australia celebrate the wicket of Mahela Jayawardene

Australia seize control against Sri Lanka

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Michael Clarke

Michael Clarke impresses as Australia take total command against Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka found wickets hard to come by on day two of their second Test against Australia, with the hosts in complete control at the MCG.

Australia captain Michael Clarke

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Australia claim late wickets to earn victory over Sri Lanka

Australia win first Test in Hobart

Ben Hilfenhaus (left) celebrates with his team-mates

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India 161 & 171 Australia 369 (Australia win by an innings and 37 runs)

Sachin Tendulkar's dismissal sparked a dramatic collapse

Australia thump India to win second Test

Australia secured a 2-0 series lead over India by completing an emphatic innings-and-68-run victory midway through the final session on day four of the second Test at the Sydney Cricket Ground.

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Australia add Harris to winning side and consider all-pace attack

Australia yesterday brought Ryan Harris into their squad for the second Test against India, adding a fourth pace option a day after bowling their way to victory in the opening match.

Australian paceman James Pattinson (second left) celebrates with team-mates the dismissal of Indian batsman Rahul Dravid

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Magnificent seven for De Lange but South Africa are skittled

It's been a year like no other for Test-match debutants. Yesterday in Durban, Marchant de Lange became the eighth bowler to return five wickets in his first taste of the game's highest form to join an eclectic collection – three Australians, two South Africans, an Indian, a New Zealander and a Bangladeshi called Sunny – in making 2011 the year of the rookie.

Tendulkar was bowled superbly by Peter Siddle for a dashing 73 from 98 deliveries, three balls before stumps at the MCG

Tendulkar falls short of landmark century

Australia 333 India 214-3

Pattinson picks up three wickets in an over to crush Kiwis

James Pattinson had a triple-wicket maiden to make it a debut to remember as Australia crushed New Zealand in the first Test at the Gabba. The 21-year-old younger brother of one-cap England paceman Darren Pattinson earned man-of-the-match honours for his match-winning spell with the ball.

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