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Jos Buttler makes the most of unexpected chance in Mumbai

Jos Buttler was glad he made the most of a chance he feared would be denied him on 
England’s Test tour of India.

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England debutant Keaton Jennings raises his bat after scoring a century on the first day of the fourth Test. Picture: Rafiq Maqbool/AP

Jennings impresses with century on debut to defy India’s spinners

Keaton Jennings’ century on his Test debut helped England defy Ravi Ashwin on a spinners’ pitch at the Wankhede Stadium.

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England captain Alastair Cook, right, insists he and coach Trevor Bayliss, left, are in agreement over the style of batting required. Picture: Julian Finney/Getty Images

Alastair Cook and Trevor Bayliss on same page over tactics

England captain Alastair Cook is determined to present a united front with coach Trevor Bayliss as they try to battle back from 2-0 down against India.

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Captain Virat Kohli, right, and Parthiv Patel embrace each other as they celebrate India's win over England on the fourth day of the third Test in Mohali. Picture: AP Photo/Altaf Qadri

Haseeb Hameed blow compounds England woes as India ease home

England must come to terms with India’s unassailable 2-0 series lead after their defeat in Mohali and the loss for the rest of the campaign of a young player who appears born to be a Test opener.

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India captain Virat Kohli makes a 'shush' gesture to the dismissed Jonny Bairstow. Picture: Altaf Qadri/AP

Jonny Bairstow: We won’t rise to Virat Kohli antics

England will leave Virat Kohli
to play to the gallery as they battle to stay in the series against India.

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England celebrate the dismissal of India's Karun Nair on the second day of the third Test in Mohali. Picture: AP Photo/Altaf Qadri

England claw their way back into third Test

Two moments of brilliance in the field dragged England back into the equation on day two of the third Test against India.

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Preston Mommsen, 29, has retired from international cricket. Picture: SNS

Scotland skipper Preston Mommsen quits international game

Scotland captain Preston Mommsen has announced his retirement from international cricket in order to pursue a new career opportunity away from the sport.

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Stuart Broad believes England still have a chance for the draw. Photograph: Gareth Copley/Getty Images)

Broad sets his sights on a great escape

Stuart Broad bowled almost 30 overs with a strained tendon in his right foot in the second Test against India and is hoping his efforts may yet help salvage a stalemate.

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England's James Anderson, centre, watches India captain Virat Kohli, left, and Ajinkya Rahane run between the wickets. Picture: Aijaz Rahi/AP

India extend stranglehold over England in Second Test

India are dominant in this second Test match and barring an extraordinary fourth innings entrenchment by the England batters will take a 1-0 lead in this series.

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India's Ravichandran Ashwin, centre, celebrates with his teammates after the dismissal of England's Joe Root on the second day of the 2nd Test in Visakhapatnam. Picture: Aijaz Rahi/AP

England batsmen ordered to show more fight against India

England’s batsmen are under orders to show more “fight” after a costly session put them in big trouble against India on day two in the second Test.

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India captain Virat Kohli, left, and Cheteshwar Pujara both made centuries on the first day of the second Test against England. Picture: AP Photo/Aijaz Rahi

James Anderson bags three wickets on return but England toil

James Anderson is cherishing the satisfaction of having Test wickets against his name again.

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Australia's chairman of selectors Rod Marsh has stepped down. Picture: Saeed Khan/AFP/Getty Images

Rod Marsh quits as Australia’s chairman of selectors

Australia’s chairman of selectors Rod Marsh has resigned in the aftermath of the home Test series defeat by South Africa.

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England captain Alastair Cook shakes hands with India counterpart Virat Kohli as the first Test in Rajkot ended in a draw. Picture: Rafiq Maqbool/AP

England denied win but Alastair Cook hails tourists’ graft

Alastair Cook believes England’s “brilliant performance” in Rajkot proves they have a realistic chance of winning a second successive series in India.

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Moeen Ali raises his bat in celebration after completing his century in the first over of the second day in Rajkot. Picture: Rafiq Maqbool/AP

First part of England’s job done by Moeen Ali and Ben Stokes

The new, improved Moeen Ali has a simple formula for making Test hundreds – and it is working.

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England batsmen Joe Root, left, and Moeen Ali run between the wicket during the first day of the first Test in Rajkot. Picture: AP

Joe Root century lays solid foundation for England

Joe Root provided the template for England’s batsmen in India – and then for good measure threw in some close-of-play spin.

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England opener Haseeb Hameed in action during the earlier part of the tour in Bangladesh. Picture: Gareth Copley/Getty Images

Alastair Cook set for new era with teenage opening partner

Alastair Cook appears uncertain how much longer he will remain England captain, but he is ready for one new chapter when teenager Haseeb Hameed makes his debut as his latest opening partner in Rajkot.

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Team-mates congratulate Bangladesh's Shakib Al Hasan, second right, after the dismissal of England's Zafar Ansari on the third day of the second Test in Dhaka. Picture A M Ahad

England can bounce back against India insists head coach

Trevor Bayliss is not writing off England’s chances in India despite their struggles to get to grips with subcontinent conditions as they were humbled by Bangladesh in the second Test on Sunday.

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England captain Alastair Cook, third from left, and his team-mates celebrate their victory over Bangladesh. Picture: A M Ahad/AP

Stokes’ double-quick strike gives England narrow win

Alastair Cook had little doubt England would prevail over Bangladesh despite a tense end to the first Test in Chittagong that could have seen either side walk away with victory.

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Ben Stokes contribution with both ball and bat was vital for England in Chittagong yesterday. Photograph: A M Ahad/AP

Ben Stokes swings Test England’s way

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England's Gareth Batty celebrates the dismissal of Bangladesh's Tamim Iqbal during the second day of the first Test. Picture: AM Ahad

Gareth Batty settles his nerves on England Test return

Overnight: England 258-7 (MM Ali 68, JM Bairstow 52; Mehedi Hasan 5-64).

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