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India’s Cheteshwar Pujara celebrates his century on the opening day of the final Test against Australia in Sydney. Photograph: David Gray/AFP/Getty

Fourth Test day one, SCG - India 303-4 (India won the toss and elected to bat) Cheteshwar Pujara’s third hundred of the series was the cornerstone of(...)

Jimmy Anderson celebrates taking the wicket of Mohamed Shami - his 564th victim in Test cricket. Photograph: Paul Childs/Reuters

England 332 & 422-8dec beat India 292 & 345 by 118 runs (England win the series 4-1) Actually Tuesday was not a bad day to be there either. O(...)

England’s Alastair Cook acknowledges the thunderous prolonged ovation as he returns to the pavillion after being dismissed for 147 in his last Test match against India at The Kia Oval in London. Photograph: Mike Hewitt/Getty Images

The Oval was the place to be. For those who crave records, and cricket fans tend to like them, they came and went with the frequency of ticket touts(...)

Moeen Ali takes the crucial wicket of India captain Virat Kohli at Southampton. Photograph: Stu Forster/Getty

England 246 & 271 beat India 273 & 184 by 60 runs. The series is won; the side that has spent much of the summer in a disturbing state of flu(...)

 England’s Moeen Ali  successfully appeals for the wicket of Ishant Sharma  during day two of the fourth Test against India at The Ageas Bowl in Southampton. Photograph:  Gareth Copley/Getty Images

Moeen Ali was once again a thorn in India’s side as he vindicated his England recall with five wickets on day two of the fourth Test at the Ageas Bowl(...)

India’s Virat Kohli celebrates his century. Photograph: Paul Childs/Action Images via Reuters

England’s plight predictably worsened on day three at Trent Bridge as Virat Kohli applied a merciless slow grind in the third Specsavers Test. Kohli(...)

India captain  Virat Kohli edges Adil Rashid to Ben Stokes at slip as he was out for 97  during day one of the third Test  at Trent Bridge  in Nottingham. Photograph: Stu Forster/Getty Images

Third Test, first day: India 307-6 (V Kohli 97, A Rahane 81, S Dhawan 35; C Woakes 3-75 ) v England Virat Kohli upstaged the returning Ben Stokes as (...)

England’s James Anderson celebrates his five-wicket haul during day two of the Second Test against India at Lord’s. Photograph: Adam Davy/PA

James Anderson needs just one more wicket to become the first to reach 100 at Lord’s after England piled on the pressure in the rain-ravaged second Te(...)

India’s captain Virat Kohli walks off the pitch at the end of play during the third day of the First Test against England at Edgbaston in Birmingham. Photograph: Adrian Dennis/AFP/Getty

Fasten your seatbelts for a thrilling finale. Forget the flaws that are all too evident on both sides and savour a delicious equation. On Saturday (...)

India’s Virat Kohli celebrates reaching a century during the First Test against England at Edgbaston. Photograph: Andrew Boyers/Reuters

Virat Kohli, the single-handed hero, produced the innings of a lifetime to keep his side in what has become a wonderfully volatile game of cricket. (...)

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