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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…


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…


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

6.08am EDT06:08 2nd over: England 1-0 (Cook 1, Jennings 0) Ishant Sharma, the left-hander’s nemesis, shares the new ball. His second ball is a stunning outswinger from around the wicket that beats Cook’s nervous push. This is a fine start Read more…


Women’s Super League semi-final: Surrey Stars beat Western Storm – live! | Sport

9.59am EDT09:59 A cracking match that, and a super little hors-d’oeuvre for the final. Knight and Sciver are eloquent in post-match chat with Nick Knight, whose trousers are so distubingly skin-coloured that it looks as if he’s gone commando for Read more…