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Moeen Ali puts India in a spin as England level Test series

Liam Morgan Southampton: Spinner Moeen Ali claimed six wickets to inspire England to a crushing 266-run win over India on Thursday to level an absorbing series at 1-1 with two matches to play.

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England eyes win against India in third Test

Moeen Ali is congratulated by Joe Root after taking the wicket of Cheteshwar Pujara.

England are closing in on a series-levelling victory in the third Test after reducing India to 4-112 in their second innings.

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England's Moeen Ali probed after sporting 'Save Gaza' wristbands

The contentious wristband.

England batsman Moeen Ali is being investigated by the International Cricket Council after wearing wristbands that featured the slogans 'Save Gaza' and 'Free Palestine' during the second day of the...

Ian Bell recaptures form as England punish India

Ian Bell celebrates his century.

Ian Bell returned to form in spectacular fashion with a superb 167 and debutant Jos Buttler also shone to help England strengthen their dominant position over India on the second day of the third...

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Run drought weighs heavily on skipper as England looks cooked

Tim lanke dink

Tim Lane That this time last year England was two-nil up, on the way to a third straight Ashes series win, now feels like a trick of the memory.

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Battling Alastair Cook and Ballance put England in control

Under-fire captain Alastair Cook made a courageous 95 and Gary Ballance struck a fine century to put England in control at 247 for two on the first day of the third test against India on Sunday.

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Alastair Cook retains England captaincy for third Test

England's Alastair Cook.

Alastair Cook has been reconfirmed as captain for the third test against India despite England losing seven of its last nine Tests.

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England must show guts to end this Test match misery

Change needed: Alastair Cook should no longer captain England.

Geoff Boycott England must show guts to end this misery. They made the wrong choice in Cook and now need top man to be brave enough to force change

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England's cricket demise gets scary

Stuart Broad

Will Brodie England cricketers have been spooked by ghosts at their team hotel. An historical survey of such events reveals that they only occur to teams in steep decline.

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Alastair Cook fails again as England collapse

England's Alastair Cook.

England captain Alastair Cook's dreadful run of form continued as he was dismissed for just 22 on the fourth day of the second Test against India at Lord's.

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England's Matt Prior may be finished with Test cricket

Matt Prior is out, and he may not return.

England wicketkeeper Matt Prior is taking a break from the game for the rest of the domestic season following the 95-run defeat by India in the second test at Lord's.

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Nasser Hussain says Alastair Cook should step down as England captain

India celebrate the wicket of Ben Stokes.

Former England captain Nasser Hussain has urged Alastair Cook to stand down as skipper after a 95-run defeat by India at Lord's condemned the side to its tenth Test without a win.

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Ishant Sharma bowls India to victory in second Test as England crumbles

James Anderson is run out by Mahendra Singh Dhoni to give India victory over England in the second Test at Lord's on Monday.

Ishant Sharma claims seven wickets to bowl India to a 95-run victory over England in the second Test at Lord's.

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Cook must knuckle down and find recipe for England success

Alastair Cook.

Geoff Boycott What we are looking for at Trent Bridge is a number of positives from England.

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Centurion Murali Vijay frustrates England in first test

India's Murali Vijay (L) and Mahendra Singh Dhoni.

Murali Vijay hit an unbeaten 122 as India made slow progress to reach 259 for four against a determined England seam attack on the first day of the opening test at Trent Bridge.

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Alastair Cook fails again after India frustrates England

England's captain Alastair Cook departs after being bowled around his legs.

Alastair Cook's torrid form continues as England make a shaky start to their innings on the second day of the opening test against India.

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India tightens grip on first Test against England

India paceman Ishant Sharma dismisses England's Ian Bell during the second session of play on day three of the first Test.

Nottingham Fast bowler Ishant Sharma tightens India's grip on the first Test with a three-wicket burst.

Joe Root rescues England after jittery collapse

On the front foot: Joe Root scored well on a pitch that does not suit his game.

Derek Pringle As the majority of England's batting gave ample evidence of having less life than the Trent Bridge pitch, thank goodness for the vital efforts of Joe Root, Gary Ballance and Stuart Broad for saving...

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England's last-wicket pair Joe Root and James Anderson in record Test stand

Superb effort: Joe Root acknowledges the crowd as he walks off with his last-wicket comrade James Anderson.

England's Joe Root and James Anderson rewrote the record books with a Test record last-wicket stand that frustrated India's bid for victory in the series opener at Trent Bridge on Saturday.

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England furious at Anderson charge

Happier times: England's James Anderson celebrates the wicket of India's Ravindra Jadeja during the drawn first Test at Trent Bridge.

Nick Hoult James Anderson is facing a potential four-Test ban when he becomes the first England cricketer to go before an International Cricket Council judicial commission after being accused of pushing India...

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