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India in England, 2018

Damning scoreline hides India's competitiveness

It ended 4-1, but a closer look at the numbers shows India did far better on their 2018 tour of England than they did in 2011 or 2014

Jasprit Bumrah bowls

England v India, 5th Test, The Oval, 1st day

England's struggle for runs and control

England played out 443 dots against a relentless India attack on day one at The Oval

Virat Kohli walks off to a rousing reception

India in England 2018

Who has top-scored more often in Tests - Kohli or Root?

Virat Kohli has top-scored for India in four out of six innings in the Test series so far, and that streak puts him among the all-time toppers in the list of batsmen who have top-scored most often

Sachin Tendulkar and Virat Kohli share a light moment

India in England 2018

The Kohli-Tendulkar comparison in overseas series

Much like Sachin Tendulkar in the 1990s, Virat Kohli has been the only consistent batsman for India on tours to Australia, England, New Zealand and South Africa over the last five years

Faf du Plessis tosses the ball

South Africa v Sri Lanka, Test series review

South Africa's slide in Asia, from 7-3 to 0-5

For an eight-year period until October 2015, South Africa were the best touring side in Asia. They have now slid to being the worst, with their stats against spin especially dire

Dimuth Karunaratne raises his bat after reaching a century

Sri Lanka v South Africa, 1st Test, Galle, 3rd day

Dimuth Karunaratne 218, South Africa 199

South Africa's second-innings 73 was their lowest total since readmission, while Dilruwan Perera picked up his career-best innings and match figures

Jonny Bairstow and Jason Roy added another century stand

England v India, ODI series, stats preview

England's secret to mastering big totals in ODIs

With a power-packed batting line-up, England have racked up massive scores more consistently than any other team in the last three years