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M Vijay raises his bat after reaching a century on the opening day of the series at Trent Bridge
M Vijay raises his bat after reaching a century on the opening day of the series at Trent Bridge © Getty Images
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M Vijay continued to accumulate throughout the day
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MS Dhoni drives through the off side
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MS Dhoni came in to bat at No. 6
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M Vijay raises his bat
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M Vijay scored his first Test hundred outside of Asia
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Alastair Cook clings on to a misjudged pull from Ajinkya Rahane
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Country Fixtures Country Results
2nd unofficial Test: Australia A v India A at Brisbane
Jul 13-17, 2014 (09:30 local | 23:30 GMT | 19:30 EDT | 18:30 CDT | 16:30 PDT)
2nd Investec Test: England v India at Lord's
Jul 17-21, 2014 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
Australia A v India A at Darwin
Jul 20, 2014 (10:00 local | 00:30 GMT | 20:30 EDT | 19:30 CDT | 17:30 PDT)
India A v Sth Africa A at Darwin
Jul 22, 2014 (10:00 local | 00:30 GMT | 20:30 EDT | 19:30 CDT | 17:30 PDT)
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