In the latest episode of the podcast we look back on Australia’s tour to India in 2004-05 – when Adam Gilchrist led the visitors to their first series win in India in 35 years. Australia have won just one Test in India since then – and will hope to improve that record in the upcoming series.
- How 2004 was in many ways the sequel to 2001
- If McGrath won’t get you, Gillespie must
- Shane Warne’s finest hour in India
- The emergence of Michael Clarke – and a special Bangalore hundred
- Adam Gilchrist’s measured brutality
- Damien Martyn’s expertise against spin
- When Kumble rocked Australia on day 1 in Chennai
- Virender Sehwag’s unforgettable 155 – and the match that promised so much
- A curious case of ‘greenwicketitis’ in Nagpur
- Was Nagpur really an outlier pitch? Or was it just magnificent bowling?
- The most exciting Test of that series – on a ‘raging turner’ in Mumbai
- Murali Kartik’s moment, and the liberating Tendulkar-Laxman partnership
- Do the current Australian team have a bowling attack to win in India?
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- True colours – Adam Gilchrist – Amazon
- The balls of the century – Shane Warne to VVS Laxman – Sharda Ugra – The Cricket Monthly
- Anatomy of a classic – Virender Sehwag on his 155 in Chennai – ESPNcricinfo
- Once upon a twinkle-toed debut – Siddhartha Vaidyanathan – ESPNcricinfo
- Wisden Reports – Australia in India 2004-05 – ESPNcricinfo
- John Wright’s Indian Summers – Amazon
- India lose 35-year-old home record – Sharda Ugra – India Today
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