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India vs England 2011: News

One-man army rescues India

He is still at that stage of his Test career where he has to prove himself at every step. Suresh Raina is still tons of runs away from cementing his place in the Indian side. But, importantly, the Uttar Pradesh batsman is showing the ambition and hunger that is needed to be successful at the highest level.  Sanjjeev K Samyal reports.


Swing and bounce key to nullify Tendulkar threat: Vaughan

Chris Tremlett's bounce and James Anderson's swing will be key to nullify Sachin Tendulkar's threat on England in the upcoming Test series against India, reckons former skipper Michael Vaughan.

We bullied India, given England upperhand: Somerset coach

On a high after managing to "bully" India on all three days of a drawn practice match, county side Somerset's coach Andy Hurry said his team has given England the upperhand against the world number ones ahead of their Test series starting on Thursday.

Staying positive will be the key for India against England

As India prepare for the first Test against England, the experts in London are observing with interest how Fletcher's new team reacts to a similar situation. Sanjjeev K Samyal reports.

India vs England: Dhoni determined to extend India's dominance

Apart from motorcycles, Mahendra Singh Dhoni's obsession is firearms and the India captain would be thoroughly justified in believing he has enough ammunition to foil any bid to topple his team from the top of the Test rankings.

The better bowling unit will have an advantage, feels Dravid

Senior batsman Rahul Dravid termed the upcoming Test series between India and England as a fight between the bowling attack of the two sides.

Hard times, but all's not lost

Test cricket is about to celebrate its ability to remain relevant with the two thousandth match being played at Lord's between England and India. Ian Chappell writes.

'Get Dhoni' is England's series mantra

It's not Sachin Tendulkar, Rahul Dravid or VVS Laxman that the England team fear. For them, the key to getting India lies in getting their inspirational captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni. Sanjjeev Karan Samyal reports.

Fletcher fear for hosts

With so little to choose between England and India, it will be that something extra which will make the difference in the outcome of the four-match Test series.

Sharma and Tremlett gear up for tall deeds at Lord's

Lord's is a peculiar ground. Some of the greatest names in the game have failed to understand its shape and chemistry. It's the slope from the Grand Stand to the Tavern & Mound Stand — a difference of eight and half feet from end-to-end — which makes it difficult to adapt. Sanjjeev Karan Samyal reports.

Tendulkar eyes 100th century in 2000th Test

Sachin Tendulkar at the peak of his career can mark the 2,000th Test at Lord's starting tomorrow with an unprecedented 100th international century at the 'Mecca of world cricket' when India face England in Lords.

Captains disagree on ball-tracking technology

England captain Andrew Strauss expressed reservations today about the decision to dispense with ball-tracking technology during the four-test series against India starting at Lord's tomorrow.

Royal duel for supremacy

Of all the contests they have fought recently, India are certainly more wary of this one. Despite their best effort to mask it, there was no denying Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s men were feeling the nerves ahead of their battle against the England lions in their den. Sanjjeev K Samyal  reports. The Goliaths’ tea party | Match reckoner

The Colonel sounds out Sachin on Lord’s challenge

If Sachin Tendulkar had an option to select the venue for his 100th international century, it would be the first Test at Lord’s. Sanjjeev Karan Samyal reports.

Build-up talk is of no relevance

Apart from the Ashes, the India series is the most keenly anticipated one in recent years. As always, there is huge anticipation, but this time both sides are playing for a massively important spot. Kevin Pietersen writes.
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