Cricket matches played between India and Australia have become of the most fiercest sights in the game of late. Call it the intimidating nature of the Australians or the Indian urge to match the level of their counterparts, this rivalry has produced some great encounters and some even greater controversies over the years.
The Indian cricket team was considered as a subdued bunch of players for a long time, but, in the past decade and a half or so, the players have proved this notion wrong. The modern-day Indian player or the Indian team takes no nonsense from any opposition player or team.
Given the current hype, the ongoing Paytm ODI series between India and Australia might witness another incident or two of the same type. A slight banter should be fine, but, anything more than that could change the taste of the series. It is important for the players to realise that, at the end of the day, it is just a game of cricket and nothing else.
Watch the top four controversial cricketing moments between India and Australia: