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Sri Lanka vs England: Hosts aim to better rankings, Joe Root and Co look to improve poor Asian record in Rangana Herath's swansong
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Sri Lanka vs England: Hosts aim to better rankings, Joe Root and Co look to improve poor Asian record in Rangana Herath's swansong

Veteran Rangana Herath will only be there for the first Test in Galle as he brings the curtain down on a career that stretched for 19 years. Herath is cricket’s only link to the 20th century having made his Test debut in 1999.

James Anderson says Australian cricketers tried too hard to be 'that stereotypical team' that is aggressive
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James Anderson says Australian cricketers tried too hard to be 'that stereotypical team' that is aggressive

James Anderson said Australian cricketers sometimes tried too hard to be aggressive as they sought to live up a traditional stereotype of what is expected from them.

Former England batsman Nick Compton announces retirement from cricket
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Former England batsman Nick Compton announces retirement from cricket

South Africa-born Nick Compton, grandson of England great Denis Compton, played 16 Tests for England, scoring two hundreds.

England all-rounder Sam Curran given central Test contract for first time by ECB
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England all-rounder Sam Curran given central Test contract for first time by ECB

Surrey all-rounder Sam Curran has been given a central Test contracts for 2018-19 by the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB).

Uncapped Surrey batsman Rory Burns included in England's 16-man squad for Sri Lanka tour
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Uncapped Surrey batsman Rory Burns included in England's 16-man squad for Sri Lanka tour

Uncapped Surrey batsman Rory Burns is set to replace Alastair Cook at the top of England's order after being named in a 16-man squad on Friday for the upcoming three-Test tour of Sri Lanka.

India vs England: With concerns in top order and pace bowling department, winter is coming for Joe Root and Co
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India vs England: With concerns in top order and pace bowling department, winter is coming for Joe Root and Co

Even after their comprehensive 4-1 victory over India, there are concerns hovering over the England team that should worry the English authorities.

India vs England: As James Anderson moves past Glenn McGrath, here's a look at his career in numbers
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India vs England: As James Anderson moves past Glenn McGrath, here's a look at his career in numbers

Let’s look at England pace legend James Anderson's Test career in detail with the help of few key stats.

India vs England: Forget the scoreline, the 2018 series will go down as one to remember
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India vs England: Forget the scoreline, the 2018 series will go down as one to remember

The scoreline would say otherwise but India vs England was a series to remember. Those five Tests, 22 days, 62 sessions were intense, gripping, enthralling, emotional and intriguing.

India vs England: From most runs as opener to record second innings centuries, a look at Alastair Cook's career in numbers
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India vs England: From most runs as opener to record second innings centuries, a look at Alastair Cook's career in numbers

Let’s look at recently retired England batsman Alastair Cook's outstanding, if not without its share of lows, career with some interesting numbers

Alastair Cook bows out of international cricket in style as England hand India 118-run defeat to win series 4-1
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Alastair Cook bows out of international cricket in style as England hand India 118-run defeat to win series 4-1

England defeated India by 118 runs in the fifth and final Test at the Oval to wrap the Test series up 4-1, with Alastair Cook retiring from international cricket in style with a century in his final innings.

India vs England: Hope James Anderson continues to spearhead bowling attack, says captain Joe Root
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India vs England: Hope James Anderson continues to spearhead bowling attack, says captain Joe Root

Joe Root paid rich tribute to James Anderson for becoming the most successful fast bowler in Test history and hoped he will continue to spearhead the English attack in the future.

Listen: Full script of Episode 40 of Spodcast where we discuss England's series win, Kimi Raikkonen leaving Ferrari and more
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Listen: Full script of Episode 40 of Spodcast where we discuss England's series win, Kimi Raikkonen leaving Ferrari and more

England clinching the Test series 4-1 against India, Kimi Raikkonen leaving Ferrari — we discuss all this and more on Spodcast, Firspost's daily sports podcast.

Firstpost Spodcast Episode 40: England's Test series win against India, Kimi Raikkonen leaves Ferrari and more on our daily podcast
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Firstpost Spodcast Episode 40: England's Test series win against India, Kimi Raikkonen leaves Ferrari and more on our daily podcast

England clinching the Test series 4-1 against India, Kimi Raikkonen leaving Ferrari — we discuss all this and more on Spodcast, Firspost's daily sports podcast.

India vs England: Alastair Cook, Joe Root top fifth Test report card; Shikhar Dhawan, Jonny Bairstow's poor run continues
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India vs England: Alastair Cook, Joe Root top fifth Test report card; Shikhar Dhawan, Jonny Bairstow's poor run continues

Alastair Cook bid a fairytale farewell to his remarkable Test career as England completed a 4-1 series win at The Oval. Let's look at the fifth Test report card.

India vs England: James Anderson hailed as country's greatest cricketer ever by retiring Alastair Cook
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India vs England: James Anderson hailed as country's greatest cricketer ever by retiring Alastair Cook

James Anderson overtook Glenn McGrath's tally of 563 wickets when he got the wicket of Mohammed Shami as England bowled out India to seal a 4-1 series win.

India vs England: Virat Kohli says 1-4 scoreline doesn't mean visitors were ouplayed by Joe Root and Co
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India vs England: Virat Kohli says 1-4 scoreline doesn't mean visitors were ouplayed by Joe Root and Co

Virat Kohli said that the final scoreline of 1-4 is not a true reflection of how his team competed in the five-match Test series.

India vs England: Alastair Cook's fairytale, James Anderson's record; Twitterati react to hosts' 4-1 win
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India vs England: Alastair Cook's fairytale, James Anderson's record; Twitterati react to hosts' 4-1 win

Here we have various interesting thoughts on the Test series and in larger sense India's tour of England.

India vs England: KL Rahul, Rishabh Pant's brave tons in vain as hosts register 118-run victory at Oval, win series 4-1
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India vs England: KL Rahul, Rishabh Pant's brave tons in vain as hosts register 118-run victory at Oval, win series 4-1

James Anderson became the most successful fast bowler in Test history when he sealed England's 118-run win over India at the Oval on Tuesday.

Highlights, India vs England, 5th Test at The Oval, Day 5, Full Cricket Score: England win by 118 runs, clinch series 4-1
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Highlights, India vs England, 5th Test at The Oval, Day 5, Full Cricket Score: England win by 118 runs, clinch series 4-1

Anderson continues. Bowling pretty well. Inside edge on the penultimate ball of the over fetches four. Jadeja takes a single to keep the strike. 15 overs left in the day.

India vs England: Alastair Cook thanks Jasprit Bumrah for the overthrow that led to his century in his final Test
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India vs England: Alastair Cook thanks Jasprit Bumrah for the overthrow that led to his century in his final Test

Retiring England batsman Alastair Cook says he has to thank Jasprit Bumrah for saving him from some "heartache" as the overthrow from the Indian pacer brought up his century in the final Test innings of his career.