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Virat Kohli landed awkwardly on his shoulder and was off the field for most of the day

India v Australia, 4th Test, Dharamsala

Questions persist over Kohli, Shami's fitness

Two days before the start of the Dharamsala Test, Kohli only threw underarm during India's fielding practice. He did not spend any time batting in the nets, and wore a sleeveless training jersey that revealed the taping around his right shoulder

Mohammed Shami reaches out to high five his captain

Australia in India 2016-17

Shami question part of India's rare green-pitch musings

Three days ahead of the fourth Test, the surface at the HPCA Stadium wore a smattering of grass. Will that, or Mohammed Shami's availability, subject to fitness, change India's combination?

R Ashwin bowled 41 overs for only one wicket

India v Australia, 3rd Test, Ranchi, 5th day

Ashwin's late entry poses questions

Did Virat Kohli get his tactics right on the final day in Ranchi? Going by his fast bowlers' lines and R Ashwin's late introduction, the Indian captain took a few puzzling calls

Wriddhiman Saha congratulates Cheteshwar Pujara for his 150

India v Australia, 3rd Test, Ranch, 5th day

'Pujara is priceless for the team' - Kohli

The Indian captain said Cheteshwar Pujara and Wriddhiman Saha deserved credit for taking India 152 runs ahead in Ranchi

Wriddhiman Saha celebrates after reaching his ton

India v Australia, 3rd Test, Ranchi, 4th day

Greater confidence and more runs for Saha

The India wicketkeeper batsman, since making his maiden century in the West Indies, has been one of the team's most dependable resources

Wriddhiman Saha and Cheteshwar Pujara contributed 199 runs for the seventh wicket

India v Australia, 3rd Test, Ranchi, 4th day

India break down another big total

For the third time this home season, the team took the lead after its opposition put up 400 batting first but the Ranchi effort was special

Cheteshwar Pujara raises his bat after bringing up his century

India v Australia, 3rd Test, Ranchi, 3rd day

Pujara swears by his survival guide

The forays down the pitch and the leaves outside off stump revealed a largely unchanged batting formula that has brought Cheteshwar Pujara rich rewards

M Vijay is stumped by Matthew Wade

India v Australia, 3rd Test, Ranchi, 3rd day

Vijay rues playing a good shot at a bad time

M Vijay, in his 50th Test, made 82 runs at the top of the order to help India respond solidly to Australia's 451 but fell on the stroke of lunch on day three in Ranchi