Players put into hard isolation are concerned they'll have a competitive disadvantage due to their disrupted preparation for the Australian Open, but experts suggest those who can mentally adjust to their circumstances will succeed on the court.
Like they have all summer, India exploited Australia's frequent and damaging lapses into negative momentum on day four. And if Australia again spend prolonged periods ignoring the fundamental principle of attacking the stumps, rain will not be their only obstacle on day five, writes Russell Jackson.
Irish AFLW recruit Bríd Stack is released from hospital and will avoid surgery after suffering a fracture of her C7 vertebra, following fears she may have severely injured her spine during a practice match with Adelaide on Sunday.
Tennis players from around the world have been expressing their frustration at the COVID restrictions they are facing in Australia, with one rule making all the difference from other major tournaments.
Rain looks set to play a part on day five just as it did on day four, with Australia's bowlers tasked with taking all 10 Indian wickets on the final day of the must-win fourth Test of the Border-Gavaskar series in Brisbane.