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Jul 26, 2000: Former England captain David Gower has lauded Andrew Flintoff's brutal century at The Oval today as one of "the most awesome" imaginable after the burly all-rounder led Lancashire to a thumping eight wicket NatWest quarter final triumph over Surrey
Jul 26, 2000: Lancashire, the specialists of one-day cricket, had their sight fixed firmly on a Lord's final as they moved so comfortably towards it with an emphatic eight-wicket victory over Surrey, with fourteen overs to spare, in a quarter-final of the NatWest
Jul 26, 2000: Surrey justified their decision to bat first with an opening stand of 80 and then lost wickets to the turning ball as the combination of off-spinner Gary Yates and leg-spinner Chris Schofield rocked them back on their heels
After spending 15 years in the domestic circuit, Naman Ojha is expected to make his Test debut in the third match, for which, he says, he is not facing additional pressure because of the long wait
After a ten-month free-fall, Cheteshwar Pujara will turn out for India once again at the traditional batting paradise that is the SSC. Can he make it count?
He averages better than Rohit Sharma but still has to fight for a place in the Test side, mostly because he doesn't play ODIs
For the fifth time in the last year and a half, India had their opponents five down for less than 100 only to let the lower order off the hook
Cheteshwar Pujara's century was proof that at times in Test match play, survival need not mean mere tentativeness but the ability to wait for simpler things, like the loose ball
There are more frequent tours, better technology, and easier pitches today than before. So why do teams struggle to win away from home more than they did in the past?
On a steaming Colombo day, victory did not come easily to India. But the team kept its focus, intensity and clarity of thought going, and reaped the benefits
Eleven things the series has brought to light about Cook and Co