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India are lost and ill-prepared: Dileep Premachandran

Even after achieving the No.1 ranking, India have endured a few beatings. South Africa handed out two in 2010, first in Nagpur and then at Centurion. But you have to go back a very long time, to the disastrous Australia … Continue reading

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Eng v Ind live: England five wickets from victory, Lord’s, day five, afternoon

Elation for England, deflation for Tendulkar and India Tea: First Test, day five, Lord’s Match score: India 218-5 (Raina 54*, Dhoni 16*, Laxman 56) and 286 (Dravid 103*; Broad 4-37) need 240 more runs to beat England 474-8 dec (Pietersen … Continue reading

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Eng v Ind live: Tendulkar’s ultimate test, Lord’s, day five, morning

England rampant as packed house holds its breath for Sachin Lunch: First Test, day five, Lord’s Match score: India 142-4 (Tendulkar 7*, Raina 4*, Laxman 56) and 286 (Dravid 103*; Broad 4-37) need 316 more runs to beat England 474-8 … Continue reading

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Eng v Ind live: England secure big lead, Lord’s, day three, evening

Dravid’s classy hundred the lone hand for struggling India Close: First Test, day three, Lord’s Match score: England 5-0 (Strauss 3*, Cook 0*) and 474-8 dec (Pietersen 202*, Prior 71, Trott 70; Kumar 5-106) lead India 286 (Dravid 103*; Broad … Continue reading

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Eng v Ind live: Broad claims Tendulkar, Lord’s, day three, afternoon

England make inroads but should have had more after Sachin cameo Tea: First Test, day three, Lord’s Match score: India 193-5 (Dravid 59*, Dhoni 4, Mukund 49; Broad 3-28) trail England 474-8 dec (Pietersen 202*, Prior 71, Trott 70; Kumar … Continue reading

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Eng v Ind live: It’s Tendulkar time, Lord’s, day three, morning

Impressive Broad takes two wickets but stage is set for Tendulkar Lunch: First Test, day three, Lord’s Match score: India 102-2 (Dravid 15*, Tendulkar 10*, Mukund 49; Broad 2-25) trail England 474-8 dec (Pietersen 202*, Prior 71, Trott 70; Kumar … Continue reading

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John Emburey: Tendulkar has claim to be better than Bradman

All eyes will be on Sachin Tendulkar when he tries to score the 100th international hundred of his magnificent career during the first Test between England and India at Lord’s. But it is the wider issues at stake which make … Continue reading

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Tendulkar scalp a prized maiden wicket for Meschede

Somerset’s teenaged all-rounder Craig Meschede will remember his maiden first class wicket for the rest of his life. It happened to be that of Sachin Tendulkar, who edged a catch to wicketkeeper Jos Buttler in the first innings of India’s … Continue reading

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Vaughan praises India’s selection policy

Former England captain Michael Vaughan has praised the India management for leaving out some of their big-name players for their current Test series in the West Indies. “I think India are quite clever in managing their players,” Vaughan said. “Looking … Continue reading

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Tigers, Tendulkar and the cavalier trio: Richard Gibson

I would love to have a peak at the Hampshire Academy scorebook, to check how a half-hour delay during last month’s Southern Electric Premier League match against South Wilts was officially recorded. How wonderful if TIGER STOPPED PLAY was displayed, … Continue reading

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