Tuesday, October 19, 2021
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Bumrah and Shami, endless mindgames, and England’s great malfunction

Up in the media centre during the fifth-day lunch break, the great and the good (as well as the significantly better than average)...

Ajinkya Rahane, Cheteshwar Pujara stand up to scrutiny – and England

It was 41 minutes into play on Sunday morning when Cheteshwar Pujara stood up from the while-paneled bench in front of the Pavilion...

India refuse to go on the back foot thanks to Mohammed Siraj, Ishant Sharma and Jasprit Bumrah

A wicketless first session. An unflinching Joe Root raising the bat - more than once - as if toasting a jolly weekend crowd...

Stats – Turnaround by India’s opening pair overseas

126 Partnership runs for the first wicket between KL Rahul and Rohit Sharma, the first century opening stand for India outside Asia in...

Rohit Sharma answers litmus test with calm assurance

Till James Anderson did what only he can do, Rohit Sharma made us think ahead of ourselves. What would he do if he...

Kohli’s new template may not be ditched yet

Who was the last spinner to get a Player of the Match in a men's Test at Lord's for his bowling performance? He...

‘I was content, I was happy’ – Bairstow relishing his second coming

At the start of the summer, it wasn't out of the question that Jonny Bairstow's Test career was done and dusted. He finished...

Root hopes Moeen can carry Hundred form and confidence into Tests

Joe Root, England's captain, hopes that Moeen Ali can transform the confidence and fluency of his recent table-topping exploits with Birmingham Phoenix into...

Virat Kohli: ‘Certainly felt like we were on top in the game’

India were looking forward to having a good crack at the remaining 157 runs needed to cross the line to win the first...

India’s quicks answer the big question, and more

Was it wise and bold to drop R Ashwin?That question kept everyone occupied for a large part of the first session after Joe...

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