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India vs England: Joe Root ‘living boyhood dream’ after becoming most successful English captain
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India vs England: Joe Root ‘living boyhood dream’ after becoming most successful English captain

With the victory at Headingley, Root surpassed the likes of Michael Vaughan (26), Andrew Strauss (24) and Alastair Cook (24) in terms of most number of wins by an England Test captain.

India vs England: Virat Kohli hints at rejig in pace unit after visitors' innings loss at Headingley
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India vs England: Virat Kohli hints at rejig in pace unit after visitors' innings loss at Headingley

India will play the fourth Test at the Oval from 2 September and at least one, if not two, among Ishant Sharma, Jasprit Bumrah and Mohammed Shami could be rested.

India vs England: Will give Rishabh Pant 'all the space' he needs in remaining games, says Virat Kohli
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India vs England: Will give Rishabh Pant 'all the space' he needs in remaining games, says Virat Kohli

Pant hasn't been able to get going with the bat in the ongoing England series, managing 25 at Nottingham, 37 and 22 at Lord's, and 2 and 1 at Leeds for a total of only 87 runs.

India vs England: 'Fantastic, ruthless performance', Cricket Twitter hails Joe Root and Co's emphatic innings victory at Headingley
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India vs England: 'Fantastic, ruthless performance', Cricket Twitter hails Joe Root and Co's emphatic innings victory at Headingley

India, 215-2 overnight in their second innings, collapsed against the new ball, losing eight wickets for 63 runs in 19.3 overs on Saturday with Ollie Robinson taking 5-65.

India vs England: Ollie Robinson blows away Indian batting order as hosts bounce back with innings win at Headingley
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India vs England: Ollie Robinson blows away Indian batting order as hosts bounce back with innings win at Headingley

All the good work on Friday when India reached 215 for two at stumps was completely undone as Robinson and the other English seamers hit the right lengths and got movement off-the pitch to wrap up the Indian innings in a jiffy

India vs England: Cheteshwar Pujara leads the way as Indian top order fights back on Day 3 at Headingley
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India vs England: Cheteshwar Pujara leads the way as Indian top order fights back on Day 3 at Headingley

Pujara, who has been pilloried of late for his ultra-defensive approach and castigated for not showing enough "intent", smashed 16 boundaries in his 91 not out off 180 balls on the third day.

India vs England: These days I bowl less in nets and save it for matches, says James Anderson
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India vs England: These days I bowl less in nets and save it for matches, says James Anderson

Anderson's masterclass was on full display in an awe-inspiring spell of 8-5-6-3 with the new ball as England bowled India out for 78 after Virat Kohli opted to bat in the first Test here on Wednesday.

India vs England: Ball thrown at Mohammed Siraj from stands, reveals Pant
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India vs England: Ball thrown at Mohammed Siraj from stands, reveals Pant

TV cameras showed a visibly agitated India captain Virat Kohli asking Siraj, who was stationed at the boundary at that time, to throw the object out on Wednesday.

India vs England: Blown away in 3 hours and 52 minutes — Kohli and Co lack application on a day when patience was paramount
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India vs England: Blown away in 3 hours and 52 minutes — Kohli and Co lack application on a day when patience was paramount

On a day when patience was the need of the hour, in challenging conditions, the Indian batsmen lacked application and crumbled to their third lowest total in England.

India vs England: James Anderson, English openers shine as Indians endure horror Day 1 at Headingley
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India vs England: James Anderson, English openers shine as Indians endure horror Day 1 at Headingley

India were shot out for a lowly 78 after opting to bat in the third Test at Headingley, before Haseeb Hameed and Rory Burns struck fifties to guide England to 120/0 at close of play.

India vs England: Kohli and Co look to maintain pressure as bruised hosts aim to hit refresh button
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India vs England: Kohli and Co look to maintain pressure as bruised hosts aim to hit refresh button

India would look to carry forward the aggression and intensity from the Lord's Test and maintain the stranglehold while England's primary challenge would be to recover mentally from loss and hit the refresh button as both teams head into the Headingley Test.

India vs England: 'One of the great Test match days for India', Twitter erupts in joy as Virat Kohli's men register emphatic win in Lord's Test
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India vs England: 'One of the great Test match days for India', Twitter erupts in joy as Virat Kohli's men register emphatic win in Lord's Test

India beat England in the second Test by 151 runs to take 1-0 lead in the five-match series. Here's how twitter reacted to the stunning victory

Former Pakistan pacer Rana Naved-ul-Hasan claims he endured racist abuse from Yorkshire fans
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Former Pakistan pacer Rana Naved-ul-Hasan claims he endured racist abuse from Yorkshire fans

Rana alleges he was subjected to racist slurs and hooting from the home crowd when he played for Yorkshire in 2008 and 2009.

England vs West Indies: Former Windies pacer Curtly Ambrose says visitors should rest Shai Hope in third Test
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England vs West Indies: Former Windies pacer Curtly Ambrose says visitors should rest Shai Hope in third Test

Ambrose said "something has gone terribly wrong" with the Barbadian batsman since his famous centuries at Headingley.

Ashes 2019: All-rounder Mitchell Marsh added in Australia's 12-man squad for fifth Test
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Ashes 2019: All-rounder Mitchell Marsh added in Australia's 12-man squad for fifth Test

All-rounder Mitchell Marsh has been recalled to the 12-man squad in place of Travis Head to ease the workload on Australia's impressive pace attack.

Ashes 2019: Steve Waugh rejoins Australia squad as mentor ahead of fourth Test to help team regain urn
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Ashes 2019: Steve Waugh rejoins Australia squad as mentor ahead of fourth Test to help team regain urn

Waugh had left the squad after the first two tests as scheduled but has rejoined the group ahead of the fourth test at Old Trafford starting on Wednesday.

Ashes 2019: 'Frustrated' Usman Khawaja hopes to convert starts in tour match against Derbyshire
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Ashes 2019: 'Frustrated' Usman Khawaja hopes to convert starts in tour match against Derbyshire

The Australia number three, Khawaja, is hardly alone in his struggles, with only Steve Smith (126.00), Marnus Labuschagne (71.00) and Travis Head (32.00) averaging above 30.

Ashes 2019: Ben Stokes's performance in third Test better than Ian Botham's 1981 display, says former England player Mike Brearley
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Ashes 2019: Ben Stokes's performance in third Test better than Ian Botham's 1981 display, says former England player Mike Brearley

Ben Stokes's astonishing match-winning performance in the third Ashes Test at Headingley upstages that of Ian Botham in 1981 at the same ground, according to former England captain Mike Brearley.

Jasprit Bumrah jumps to seventh in ICC Test bowlers' rankings, Ben Stokes moves to career-best second in all-rounders' list
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Jasprit Bumrah jumps to seventh in ICC Test bowlers' rankings, Ben Stokes moves to career-best second in all-rounders' list

Bumrah, the fastest Indian pacer to 50 wickets, is now seventh in the bowlers' list after a leap of nine places owing to his five-wicket haul against the West Indies.

The Final Word Ashes Podcast: Listen to Geoff Lemon and Adam Collins as they try to make sense of Ben Stokes' brilliance at Headingley
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The Final Word Ashes Podcast: Listen to Geoff Lemon and Adam Collins as they try to make sense of Ben Stokes' brilliance at Headingley

In today's episode of The Final Word Ashes Podcast, Geoff Lemon and Adam Collins discuss one of the greatest Test knocks of all time played by Ben Stokes at Headingley