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England slog raises familiar questions about Moeen Ali holding down spinner's role
England slog raises familiar questions about Moeen Ali holding down spinner's role

With Joe Root seemingly unable to trust Moeen and Craig Overton, he repeatedly asked more of his senior seamers

Rishabh Pant finds a new way of defying expectations
Rishabh Pant finds a new way of defying expectations

In grinding out his slowest first-class fifty, even he was going somewhere he'd never gone before

A rare second innings marathon in Tests by India
A rare second innings marathon in Tests by India

All the stats from India's second innings which set England 368 to win at The Oval

England vs India, 4th Test, The Oval, 4th day - Live Report
England vs India, 4th Test, The Oval, 4th day - Live Report

Get your dose of analysis, stats and colour from The Oval on ESPNcricinfo's live blog

Right-arm similar offers England no X-factor on day of hard toil
Right-arm similar offers England no X-factor on day of hard toil

Absence of express pace leaves England with few answers on day when India got away

Rohit Sharma walks the tightrope to his hundred
Rohit Sharma walks the tightrope to his hundred

Maiden overseas Test century contains all the familiar traits, as opener ends long wait

Stats - Rohit Sharma's first overseas Test century
Stats - Rohit Sharma's first overseas Test century

He got to triple-figures with a six for the third time in his career. Only Sachin Tendulkar has bettered that

England vs India, 4th Test, The Oval, 3rd day - Live Report
England vs India, 4th Test, The Oval, 3rd day - Live Report

Get your dose of analysis, stats and colour from The Oval on ESPNcricinfo's live blog

Women's cricket 'in peril' but fans rejoice as the game returns to Taliban-ruled Afghanistan
Women's cricket 'in peril' but fans rejoice as the game returns to Taliban-ruled Afghanistan

ACB chief executive paints positive picture for the game in the country, but it's only for the men

In Case You Missed It: Steyn says goodbye, England, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh fare well
In Case You Missed It: Steyn says goodbye, England, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh fare well

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Ollie Pope finds home comforts in tough surroundings to power England revival
Ollie Pope finds home comforts in tough surroundings to power England revival

Crucial 81 bolsters the batting as England inch into the ascendancy at the Kia Oval

Another day in a decade of Umesh Yadav
Another day in a decade of Umesh Yadav

Yadav arrived like the culmination of India's first great pace bloom, but you're not quite sure what to make of him now

As it happened - England vs India, 4th Test, The Oval, 2nd day
As it happened - England vs India, 4th Test, The Oval, 2nd day

Get your dose of analysis, stats and colour from The Oval on ESPNcricinfo's live blog

Chris Woakes shows why England are lucky to have him
Chris Woakes shows why England are lucky to have him

In another era, Woakes may well have been England's premier swing bowler for a decade

#LordShardul changes the mood of the day
#LordShardul changes the mood of the day

Of all the people to score the fastest Test fifty ever recorded in England, it was a man with a first-class average of 16

Stats - Behind Kapil, ahead of Botham - Shardul Thakur enters record books
Stats - Behind Kapil, ahead of Botham - Shardul Thakur enters record books

The first day of the fourth England vs India Test was a good one for quick bowlers, as 13 wickets went down

It's time to admit that England vs India is just practice for the Ashes
It's time to admit that England vs India is just practice for the Ashes

Our correspondent focuses on the cricket that actually matters

Ajinkya Rahane: a career waiting to be seized
Ajinkya Rahane: a career waiting to be seized

He has played some stellar innings but it still feels he has the potential to be more; be great

Stats - New Zealand fall to their joint-lowest T20I total
Stats - New Zealand fall to their joint-lowest T20I total

Also: four openers, four runs, and other eye-popping stats from New Zealand's capitulation in Dhaka

How good was Dale Steyn, the white-ball bowler?
How good was Dale Steyn, the white-ball bowler?

He's been among South Africa's most successful short-format bowlers but his brilliance in Tests eclipsed the rest