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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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    A hole in England's bucket

Jarrod Kimber: Overworked bowlers, poor selection, and plenty of business jargon - England's cup of woe is full

    England don't need a visible coach

Martin Crowe: The team now consists of two halves: a burnt-out one and a fresh one

    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"

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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?

A checklist for England's fans

Alex Bowden on what you should be saying on social media

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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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Sussex v Warwickshire at Horsham - Jul 21-24
Sussex 413 & 245/9d Warwickshire 333 & 99/7
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)
North Division: Durham v Northants at Chester-le-Street
Jul 25, 2014 (17:30 local | 16:30 GMT | 12:30 EDT | 11:30 CDT | 09:30 PDT)
South Division: Essex v Sussex at Chelmsford
Jul 25, 2014 (17:30 local | 16:30 GMT | 12:30 EDT | 11:30 CDT | 09:30 PDT)
South Division: Glamorgan v Gloucs at Cardiff
Jul 25, 2014 (17:30 local | 16:30 GMT | 12:30 EDT | 11:30 CDT | 09:30 PDT)
South Division: Kent v Surrey at Canterbury
Jul 25, 2014 (17:30 local | 16:30 GMT | 12:30 EDT | 11:30 CDT | 09:30 PDT)
South Division: Somerset v Middlesex at Taunton
Jul 25, 2014 (17:30 local | 16:30 GMT | 12:30 EDT | 11:30 CDT | 09:30 PDT)
North Division: Warwickshire v Leics at Birmingham
Jul 25, 2014 (17:30 local | 16:30 GMT | 12:30 EDT | 11:30 CDT | 09:30 PDT)
North Division: Worcs v Derbyshire at Worcester
Jul 25, 2014 (17:30 local | 16:30 GMT | 12:30 EDT | 11:30 CDT | 09:30 PDT)
North Division: Yorkshire v Notts at Leeds
Jul 25, 2014 (17:30 local | 16:30 GMT | 12:30 EDT | 11:30 CDT | 09:30 PDT)
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