If it stays dry in Southampton and spins a bit, as pitches there are inclined to do, might it be India's game?
At a time when Afghanistan is in the world's political focus again, the first pan-subcontinental star offers a respite from all that heavy context
To thwart them, England will have to register their first victory at home against India in eight completed Tests
Runners-up to get USD 800,000; the teams will split the prize money in case there isn't a result
India women's Test vice-captain says the team got valuable tips on constructing a Test innings from her male counterpart, Ajinkya Rahane
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First series win in England since 1999 was firm focus, says vice-captain
The India batter believes there is still a specific role for him in the national team, one that his time in the IPL has helped him develop
"The idea is for them to get exposure in England," BCCI treasurer Arun Singh Dhumal says
"I have to make sure I am fit to be able to bowl and if I bowl, that brings balance to the Indian side"
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