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Joe Root fought hard for his 66 but fell to the short-ball barrage from Ishant Sharma and England lost the first Test by 95 runs
Joe Root fought hard for his 66 but fell to the short-ball barrage from Ishant Sharma and England lost the first Test by 95 runs © Getty Images
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Specials

    Together they fall

Jarrod Kimber: England rose to No. 1 with a machine-like efficiency but the signs of an impending breakdown were quickly apparent

    What good is a nightwatchman?

Rob Steen: In modern times, a few tailenders have thrived higher up the order, but the psychological advantage it gives the opposition can't be discounted

    'You're a part of the history of Lord's'

Graeme Swann talks about taking a five-for at the home of cricket, and "the worst piece of cricket in Test history"

    Another defeat on Planet Al

Mark Nicholas: Alastair Cook has got used to feeling of the axe hanging over him. Only his team-mates can save England now

    A memento from another age

Review: A collection of player portraits that reminds us of a time when cricketers walked the same common clay as ourselves

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Blogs

A strange, brutal magic

Jon Hotten: As Ishant Sharma showed at Lord's, short-pitched bowling can open old wounds and create sudden uncertainty

Are Test batsmen maturing quicker these days?

Michael Jeh: Does Rahane, Robson, Ballance and Stokes making hundreds in their first five Tests point to a larger trend?

The reason for England's loss? T20, of course

Andrew Hughes knows why the home side failed at Lord's

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Bob Willis remarks on England's handling of the short ball at Lord's against India

Adam Lyth and Jack Brooks celebrate victory
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Adil Rashid helped bowl his side to victory with four wickets
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Tim Bresnan bowls to Chris Rogers
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Andrew Gale scored his second hundred of the season
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It was another tough post-match debriefing for Alastair Cook
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Jack Leaning made 76
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Country Fixtures Country Results
Surrey v Kent at Guildford - Jul 20-23
Kent 408 & 229/6 Surrey 398
Gloucs v Worcs at Cheltenham - Jul 21-24
Worcs 395 Gloucs 156 & 10/1 (f/o)
Sussex v Warwickshire at Horsham - Jul 21-24
Sussex 413 Warwickshire 163/3
North Division: Northants v Notts at Northampton
Jul 23, 2014 (18:30 local | 17:30 GMT | 13:30 EDT | 12:30 CDT | 10:30 PDT)
South Division: Middlesex v Surrey at Lord's
Jul 24, 2014 (18:15 local | 17:15 GMT | 13:15 EDT | 12:15 CDT | 10:15 PDT)
North Division: Lancashire v Durham at Manchester
Jul 24, 2014 (18:30 local | 17:30 GMT | 13:30 EDT | 12:30 CDT | 10:30 PDT)
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