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England v India: fifth Test, day five – live! | Sport

6.22am EDT06:22 23rd over: India 77-3 (Rahul 54, Rahane 13) The ball is starting to do a bit now, and Anderson beats both batsmen outside off stump in the course of a good over. “In case anyone asks for it, Read more…


Alastair Cook makes farewell century in fifth England v India Test – live! | Sport

12.02pm EDT12:02 WICKET! Pujara lbw b Anderson 0 (India 2-1) Two lbw decisions go England’s way in an over and Anderson pulls level with McGrath on 563 wickets! Pujara was hit on the knee-roll from the Jimmy off-cutter and stood Read more…


England v India: fifth Test, day three – live! | Sport

8.08am EDT08:08 Lunch Well, that was probably a session for the purists. Just a handful of runs squeezed off the bat as the Indian batsmen first saw off some clinical opening overs from Broad and Anderson, then nurdled, nudged and Read more…


England v India: fifth Test, day two – live! | Sport

7.33am EDT07:33 109th over: England 278-8 (Buttler 52, Broad 23) Buttler, on the drive, snicks a Shami outswinger through the vacant third slip area for four. Virat Kohli is about to misplace his rag. A force through extra cover for Read more…


England v India: fifth Test, day one – live! | Sport

6.55am EDT06:55 12th over: England 27-0 (Cook 17, Jennings 8) Cook, reaching for a wide outswinger from Sharma, squirts it in the air through the vacant gully region. That’s all folks. “Personally,” says Richard O’Hagan, “I would’ve given Border a Read more…


Jonny Bairstow named England wicketkeeper for fifth Test against India | Sport

Jonny Bairstow will keep wicket for England after recovering from a broken middle finger as Joe Root named an unchanged team for the fifth Test against India starting at the Oval on Friday. Jos Buttler stepped into the role for Read more…


England set India 245 to win: fourth Test, day four – live! | Sport

Stokes was not in swashbuckling mood. Anything but. His innings was one long exercise in self‑restraint. After 25 balls, he had scored a single run, after 50 he had made 12 and after 100 he had 26. When he was Read more…


England v India: fourth Test, day three – live! | Sport

7.08am EDT07:08 18th over: England 36-2 (Jennings 14, Root 1) Jennings tries a swivel-pull off Ishant, but, wary as ever, only gets a single. Root is off the mark with a push into the covers, more controlled than in the Read more…


England v India: fourth Test, day two – live! | Sport

6.37am EDT06:37 12th over: India 46-1 (Dhawan 20, Pujara 2) Oof. Dhawan, aiming to leg, gets a leading edge that teases both the bowler Broad and mid off before dropping safely. Broad then angles a full delivery into Dhawan, who Read more…


India on top before Sam Curran and Moeen Ali save England from collapse | Sport

The men untainted by the defeat at Trent Bridge kept England in the game at Southampton. Sam Curran irrepressibly led the way as if he did not understand the enormity of England’s plight or the confidence crisis afflicting the top Read more…