Tempers have always run pretty high in this top of the table clash.
So as a part of the build-up to this much-awaited test series, a selection of the best “fights” across India v Australia games:
HARBHAJAN v PONTING: 17 year old Bhajji scurries for cover after giving Ponting a send-off in Sharjah, 1998.
SACHIN v MCGRATH : The Big Man drops an F Bomb, Nairobi, 2000
MICHAEL SLATER v DRAVID: Michael Slater loses his shit, Mumbai, 2001.
GILCHRIST v KAIF “The Whole World is watching, Champ”, Mumbai, 2004
HARBHAJAN v SYMONDS : The biggest daddy of them all “MAA-KI-gate”, Sydney, 2008
PATHAN v SYMONDS, Symonds strikes again, 2009
GAMBHIR v WATTO Grumpy Gauti part- 1, Kotla, 2008
GAMBHIR v KATICH -2 Grumpy Gauti part – 2, Kotla, 2008
KOHLI v WARNER – A hundred to remember, Adelaide, 2011.
SEHWAG v PATTINSON Baap baap hota hai, aur beta-beta hota hai, Melbourne, 2011
RAVI JADEJA v WATTO/WARNER Sir Jadeja on fire with bat and ball, Kotla, 2013
SHIKHAR v WATTO Aa-ha Aa-ha (the Hindi commentary alone on this makes it worth a watch!), Bangalore 2013
Can you guys think of any more? Leave a comment with your link to India / Australia blow ups!
Less than a week to go for the first test match…
Disclaimer: Video links are from YouTube.