Iconic Moments: India vs Australia in Tests

Mankaded, the final frontier, Shoulder Before Wicket and many more.




The Sydney Fiasco [2008]: Cricketing ties between the two nations hit their Bodylinesque lowest in the second Test. Shoddy umpiring aided an Australian win the dying moments of the game, and a full-blown racism controversy erupted with Harbhajan banned for allegedly calling Andrew Symonds a monkey. India reacted with outrage, threatening to pull out of the tour. Anil Kumble said only one team was playing in the spirit of the game, drawing comparisons with Bob Woodfull famous words in the Bodyline series. In the ensuing trial, Harbhajan was let off with a fine while India pulled one back with a tremendous win in Perth.

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