Sidharth Monga

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So near, yet so far: Alastair Cook is given out to the last ball of the day

England in India 2016-17

India stay alive in the dying moments

The hosts' little victories in the last half-hour have proven to be a big deal in the Test series against England

Faf du Plessis led his team to a famous victory


Why Kohli and Warner weren't charged

Footage of Virat Kohli and David Warner allegedly using artificial substances to shine the ball did not come under the ICC's consideration since the accusation was not brought to the match referee's notice within five days of the incident

Pakistan wait for the third umpire's decision

Pakistan in New Zealand 2016-17

Pakistan teams 'safe' after NZ earthquake

All members of the Pakistan cricket team are safe in Nelson after an earthquake of high intensity hit New Zealand, their manager Wasim Bari has confirmed

Alastair Cook swivels around to pull

India v England, 1st Test, Rajkot, 5th day

England end four short of unlikely win

On a day that Alastair Cook scored his fifth Test century in India, the most by a visiting batsman, he came desperately close to registering an unlikely Test win, but was defied by his opposite number Virat Kohli

Ajinkya Rahane is bowled by Zafar Ansari

India v England, 1st Test, Rajkot, 4th day

England give themselves outside chance to win

The fourth day of the Rajkot Test ended as it began: with England needing some magic to give them a chance to win the Test

M Vijay and Cheteshwar Pujara rehydrate during the drinks break

India v England, 1st Test, Rajkot, 3rd day

Pujara, Vijay tons lead India's response to 537

Centuries from Cheteshwar Pujara and M Vijay led India's response to England's 537 on an engrossing third day in Rajkot

Jonny Bairstow launches one down the ground

India v England, 1st Test, Rajkot, 2nd day

Stokes ton leaves India a big task

England raised the first 500 against India in India since they did it themselves four years ago in Kolkata

India v England, 1st Test, Rajkot, 1st day

How not to use the DRS

England have a lot of experience using the DRS, but you might not have guessed as much from their early referrals on the review system's Test debut in India