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1st Test

England v India, 2011

Jun 1, 2012: Wisden's review of the first Test, England v India, 2011

Steven Lynch

Five-day gratification

Jan 18, 2012: How and why do we watch Test cricket in an age when time is measured in seconds and countless gadgets demand our attention?

Wright Thompson

The Switch Hit Podcast

Aug 3, 2011:

ESPNcricinfo

England v India, 1st npower Test, Lord's

'Many factors' in over-rate rule saved Dhoni from possible ban

Jul 27, 2011: MS Dhoni escaped the trip-wires of the over-rate through the somewhat open-ended ICC rules that depend on "many factors on the ground" and their interpretation

Sharda Ugra and Nagraj Gollapudi

India in England 2011

Flower unhappy with limited DRS

Jul 27, 2011: Andy Flower has said the ICC should have over-ruled India's insistence on using a watered-down DRS for the ongoing Test series

ESPNcricinfo staff

The case for substitutes

Jul 27, 2011: Why is cricket so resistant to permitting like-for-like replacements for players who are under-par and underperforming?

Rob Steen

India in England 2011

Undercooked India get chewed apart

Jul 26, 2011: Sloppy fielding, players looking unfit and lack of preparation are hardly the traits of a No. 1 team. Does India's answer lie in switching to England's scientific approach that focuses on collective success?

Sahil Dutta

India in England 2011

'Cannot have a player using a Test to warm-up'

Jul 26, 2011: Former India batsman Sanjay Manjrekar has questioned India's approach to handling the fitness of the players and has strongly suggested a review of the entire process

Nagraj Gollapudi

India in England 2011

India's bouncebackability

Jul 26, 2011: India have a poor record in the first Tests of series, but their second-Test numbers are remarkably better

S Rajesh

ICC rankings

Trott and Anderson into second place

Jul 26, 2011: Jonathan Trott has overtaken Sachin Tendulkar and Kumar Sangakkara to be rated the second best Test batsman in the world

ESPNcricinfo staff

England v India, 1st npower Test, Lord's, 5th day

England's bowling a class apart

Jul 25, 2011: England lost the toss, batted through the toughest conditions of the Test, had almost everyone contribute and bowled as a team. It was a well-deserved victory

Sambit Bal at Lord's

England v India, 1st npower Test, Lord's, 5th day

What could go wrong, went wrong - Dhoni

Jul 25, 2011: MS Dhoni said India suffered several misfortunes during the first Test at Lord's which made their job difficult

Nagraj Gollapudi at Lord's

England v India, 1st npower Test, Lord's, 5th day

Strauss hails 'outstanding' England

Jul 25, 2011: There was no shortage of superlatives as England basked in the glow of their 196-run victory at Lord's with Andrew Strauss terming their success at taking 20 wickets a near perfect effort

Andrew McGlashan at Lord's

England v India, 1st npower Test, Lord's, 5th day

Queues, wafts and howlers

Jul 25, 2011: Plays of the Day from fifth day of the first Test between England and India at Lord's

Andrew McGlashan at Lord's

England v India, 1st npower Test, Lord's, 5th day

Anderson leads dominant England to big win

Jul 25, 2011: England's bowlers fought their way through dogged batting, the absence of DRS for lbws and some sloppy catching to avoid a repeat of Lord's 2007 and finish a comprehensive win

The Report by Sidharth Monga

England v India

Lord's Test, Day 5

Jul 25, 2011: Join ESPNcricinfo's commentators for a live chat during the Lord's Test

ESPNcricinfo staff

England v India, 1st npower Test, Lord's, 4th day

Ishant lights up the fourth day

Jul 24, 2011: Ishant Sharma's five overs for four runs and three wickets before lunch is up there among the best spells of fast bowling in recent years

Nagraj Gollapudi at Lord's

England v India, 1st npower Test, Lord's, 4th day

In Tests Matt Prior is the best in the business

Jul 24, 2011: Matt Prior has never looked comfortable in coloured clothing but right at this moment, it is doubtful whether there is a better wicketkeeper-batsman in the five-day game

Andrew Miller at Lord's

England v India, 1st npower Test, Lord's, 4th day

India wary of over-rate problem

Jul 24, 2011: India have made a conscious effort to speed up their over-rate to help the captain, MS Dhoni, avoid being banned for the next Test at Trent Bridge

Andrew McGlashan at Lord's

England v India, 1st npower Test, Lord's, 4th day

Prior expects tough final day

Jul 24, 2011: In 2007, with a little help from the weather, India held on nine down at Lord's and went on to win the series. England are determined there won't be a repeat this time as they search for the nine scalps needed to take a 1-0 lead

Andrew McGlashan at Lord's
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