The action shifts away from the host team as India and England square off against each other at Brisbane. Both the visiting teams have lost their first match against Australia and now seek an all important win.
The Australian juggernaut moves to Sydney after having sealed the series in Melbourne. Australia had never beaten South Africa at Melbourne before and it appeared that trend would continue, but for a brilliant century from Smith. South
Australia’s frailties against spin bowling came to the fore once again in the first test match against Pakistan at Dubai. Pakistan has settled well into playing in UAE as there have been no home matches for them