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India in England 2014

Root star of England's improving show

Aug 18, 2014: Marks out of ten for England during their 3-1 series victory over India

George Dobell

England v India, 5th Investec Test, The Oval, 3rd day

India befuddled as England complete humiliation

Aug 17, 2014: India might have been transported to another world, a world so unfamiliar that their senses were befuddled. One by one their batsmen came and went as they underwent the third heaviest Test defeat in their history.

The Report by David Hopps

England v India, 5th Investec Test, The Oval, 2nd day

Do England stick or twist with Robson?

Aug 16, 2014: A number of holes in England's Test team have been filled, but the second opening slot has not been nailed down. A tricky decision will need to be made with an Ashes looming next year

George Dobell at The Oval

England v India, 5th Investec Test, The Oval, 2nd day

Root takes England into huge lead

Aug 16, 2014: Joe Root's sparky, unbeaten 92 ensured England remained in complete control at The Oval despite a mid-afternoon fightback from India

Report by David Hopps

England v India, 5th Investec Test, The Oval

England wait on Broad availability

Aug 13, 2014: Stuart Broad did not train at The Oval on Wednesday but England said that was always the plan and insisted he remains on course to be available for the final Investec Test against India

Andrew McGlashan

England v India, 4th Investec Test, Old Trafford, 3rd day

Young England growing up fast

Aug 9, 2014: The turnaround in England's fortunes since defeat at Lord's has been remarkable and testament to the faith Alastair Cook has shown in several new players

Mark Nicholas at Old Trafford

England v India, 4th Investec Test, Old Trafford, 3rd day

England's ten men hand India innings defeat

Aug 9, 2014: A woeful batting display on the third afternoon, significantly worse than their opening-day effort, meant India subsided to 161 and handed England victory by an innings and 54 runs despite Stuart Broad being in hospital

The Report by Andrew McGlashan

England v India, 4th Investec Test, Old Trafford, 2nd day

Root and Buttler sparkle halted by rain

Aug 8, 2014: Depending on which forecast you believe, and which proves most accurate, the tail-end of Hurricane Bertha could yet provided England's biggest obstacle to taking a 2-1 lead in the series

The Report by Andrew McGlashan

England v India, 3rd Investec Test, Ageas Bowl, 5th day

England find their upward curve

Jul 31, 2014: There will doubtless be tough days ahead but England appear to have turned a corner. ESPNcricinfo assesses where the team is after levelling the series

George Dobell at the Ageas Bowl

England v India, 2nd Investec Test, Lord's 5th day

Hapless England victims of failing system

Jul 21, 2014: Previous England inadequacies were masked by a handful of excellent players but now the national side are showing the results of an environment too cosy for those whose faces fit and one that ostracises the rest

George Dobell at Lord's

England v India, 2nd Investec Test, Lord's, 2nd day

Cook's descent into private hell

Jul 18, 2014: Eventually, with the batting failures accumulating and his captaincy not compensating, the reasons for persisting with Alastair Cook are wearing out

George Dobell at Lord's

England v India, 1st Investec Test, Trent Bridge, 5th day

Signs a corner has been turned by England

Jul 13, 2014: The hosts appeared to play with a different attitude at Trent Bridge. No longer was there a sense that the game owed them. They just got on with it and Alastair Cook played the match with a smile on his face

Mark Nicholas at Trent Bridge

England v India, 1st Investec Test, Trent Bridge, 4th day

Dhoni's instincts fail him

Jul 12, 2014: Like George Costanza once did, India's captain went against his normal ahead of the first Test but on the fourth day, with a match still winnable for India, he went back to a familiar game plan

Sidharth Monga at Trent Bridge

Eng v Ind, 1st Investec Test, Trent Bridge, 4th day

Tail-enders overshadow top order

Jul 12, 2014: James Anderson and Joe Root put together 198 runs and picked up a slew of records along the way, including the most runs made by a final-wicket pair

Bishen Jeswant

England v India, 1st Investec Test, Trent Bridge, 4th day

Root, Anderson script England turnaround

Jul 12, 2014: England turned the Trent Bridge Test around on the fourth day thanks to a record tenth-wicket partnership from Joe Root and James Anderson

The Report by Karthik Krishnaswamy

England v India, 1st Investec Test, Trent Bridge, 3rd day

Seamers star, but India kept waiting

Jul 11, 2014: India were on the verge of taking a massive lead and possibly bowling England out short of the follow-on mark before Joe Root averted the danger along with the lower order

The Report by Karthik Krishnaswamy

Sri Lanka in England 2014

Batting offers promise but captain concerns

Jun 25, 2014: A new-look England side came within one wicket of winning at Lord's and two balls of salvaging a drawn series at Headingley, but while there were promising signs there also remain significant worries

George Dobell

England v Sri Lanka, 2nd Investec Test, Headingley, 5th day

Root provides Sri Lanka spark

Jun 24, 2014: As Sri Lanka sought a famous victory, Joe Root's words to Angelo Mathews were a pin prick that triggered an explosion

Andrew Fidel Fernando at Headingley

England v Sri Lanka, 1st Investec Test, Lord's, 5th day

Plenty of ticks for England selectors

Jun 16, 2014: England's new era selections in detail after the first Test at Lord's

Andrew McGlashan at Lord's

England v SL, 1st Investec Test, Lord's, 2nd day

England encounter the pleasure and the pain

Jun 13, 2014: England's future was revealed as they took to the field against Sri Lanka and it proved as expected to be a mixed bag

Andrew McGlashan
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