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India eye revenge as Test series gets underway tomorrow


Billed as the revenge series, India would aim to pay England back in the same coin when the two teams renew cricketing rivalry when they go into what promises to be an engrossing four-match Test rubbe

Dhoni rules out playing three front-line spinners


Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni today virtually ruled out the possibility of his side playing with three front-line spinners in the first Test against England on a dry Sardar Patel Stadium wicket

Ashwin should concentrate on stock delivery: Dhoni


Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni today praised his spin trump card Ravichandra Ashwin for the variations in his bowling and said that the youngster should use his off-breaks as his stock delivery.

Preview: Spin Test for England batters


England face a perilous trial by spin as they bid to win their first Test series in India in 27 years when the four-match contest opens in Ahmedabad on Thursday.

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Trott century takes England to 221/2 at lunch

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Jonathon Trott struck a centuryas England piled on 221 for two at lunch to extend their lead to 408 runs on the fourth and final day of their warm-up game against Haryana here today.

Trott, overnight

KP out for a duck, England draw third practice game as well


Jonathan Trott notched up a hundred before England knocked out six Haryana wickets but their third and final practice match ahead of the Test series against India ended in a tame draw on the last day

Cook happy with England’s preparation

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England could not get what would have been a morale-boosting win but England captain Alastair Cook on Sunday said he was happy with the team's preparations ahead of the opening Test against India star

EC random searches unconstitutional: HC

Gujarat high court on Friday said the EC’s directive to randomly search and seize ‘in-transit’ cash above `2.5 lakh in poll-bound Gujarat was “unconstitutional” and directed it to immediately stop suc

Rahul Dewan strikes ton but Haryana reduced to 256/7 at lunch

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Opener Rahul Dewan completed a patient hundred but found little support from the rest of the Haryana line-up as the team crawled to 256 for seven in their first innings against England XI at lunch on

Compton, Trott shine in India tour match


Nick Compton and Jonathan Trott warmed up for England's first Test against India next week with unbeaten half-centuries in the final warm-up game on Saturday.

Compton hit 54 not out and Trott was unb

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