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India pick Kuldeep, Pant for first three Tests

Rohit Sharma finds no place in the squad, while Karun Nair and Shardul Thakur do

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Injured Bhuvneshwar to return to India

The fast bowler is out of contention for the first three Tests with a back condition he aggravated during the third ODI

England v India

3rd ODI, Headingley

Morgan, Root trump spin in England’s series win

Root makes 100 not out in unbroken third-wicket stand of 186 with Morgan; Rashid stars with three-for

Bopara: Adaptable Root the key man for England

Ravi Bopara explains to the Match Day team why Joe Root is so valuable to the England one-day side


Overcoming challenges a good World Cup preparation - Eoin Morgan

England captain says the side's ability to adapt to new challenges bodes well for their World Cup campaign


Should India be concerned about depth of pace attack?

VVS Laxman worries about the lack of alternative pace options available to the India bowling attack


Laxman: India will be very disappointed with their bowling and fielding

The Match Day team were surprised to see India so comfortably beaten after impressing in the first ODI


Top headlines

World Cup star in limbo

West Indies news

ECB chairman offers support for Collis King in UK immigration fight

Former West Indies star forced to return to Barbados while applying for a visa to live in the UK alongside his British wife

Global T20 Canada

What worked and what didn't

Five takeaways from Global T20 Canada

The lukewarm Sandpapergate duo comeback, the emphasis on "Global" rather than "Canada", and all the other talking points from the inaugural season

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Diluting the Lodha reforms is bad for cricket (and all Indian sport)

The Supreme Court is mulling watering down the reforms of the BCCI mandated by the Lodha Committee

Sri Lanka v South Africa

2nd Test, SSC

Dale Steyn, the greatest fast bowler of the century

A deep dive into numbers from the last 30 years or so reveals that Steyn is among the finest half-dozen quicks to ever play the game

Maharaj hoping to learn from "best in the world" Herath

The South African spinner described the Sri Lankan's consistency as "phenomenal" and said he wanted to incorporate how the older man could turn and slide the ball at will

World T20 hero calls it a day

Nepal news

Shakti Gauchan to retire after Netherlands tour

The left-arm spinner has announced he will bow out after Nepal's historic ODI debut series next month

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