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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

    '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

    'Life's too short to be too tall'

James Taylor talks about riding horses, smashing an unbeaten 220 when he was 15, and captaining England Lions

    'Even the bluddy Nawab!'

The time when Pataudi Jr caught a young English fan's fancy for his princely ways and his heroic batting. By Steven Lynch

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Blogs

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England's stupid quarter-hour brainmelt

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The decline of the specialist attacking bowler

Kartikeya Date: Why do teams pick a fourth bowler who can bat a bit but can't take five wickets in a Test innings?

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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
Yorkshire v Middlesex at Scarborough - Jul 19-22
Yorkshire won by 220 runs
Derbyshire v Glamorgan at Derby - Jul 20-22
Derbyshire won by 6 wickets
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
South Division: Essex v Hampshire at Chelmsford - Jul 22
Hampshire won by 5 wickets (with 15 balls remaining)
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