Kersi is an author of 14 cricket books including The Waugh Twins, Crcket's Great All-rounders, Six Appeal and Nervous Nineties. He writes regularly for Inside Cricket and other publications. He is busy with his new book on From Bradman to Kohli -- Best of Australia - India Test cricket with Forewords by Allan Border and Sunil Gavaskar .
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The inaugural and historic day-night Test with pink balls starting today at the Adelaide Oval has monopolised all cricket discussions. Less discussed is another major news item.
When a team totals over 550 runs in the first innings, one thing should be certain – they won’t lose.
New Zealand beware. If you had problems with the Aussie quicks in Brisbane it will get more grisly on the WACA’s nasty bounce and pace starting on Friday.
India have defeated South Africa by 108 runs in the first Test on a turning Mohali dustbowl, with more than two days to spare.
With the first Australia versus New Zealand Test commencing next Thursday, November 5, in Brisbane, I am reminded of the November 1985 Test at the same venue.
The dominance of cricket by Dr WG Grace in the 19th century was documented in Part 1.