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England captain Joe Root praises Cook and Anderson after victory over India – video

England’s captain, Joe Root, praises Alastair Cook and Jimmy Anderson after their team completed a 4-1 series victory over India at the Oval with a 118-run win in the fifth and final Test. Record run scorer Alastair Cook finished his international…

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Jimmy Anderson is England’s best ever … ‘an absolute freak’, says Alastair Cook

• Retiring batsman Cook hails bowler after landmark in fifth Test• Anderson became top wicket-taking paceman of all timeAfter a fairytale final week as an England cricketer, Alastair Cook looked to divert some of the adulation on to his old friend Jimm…

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Adil Rashid inflicts mortal wounds on India and can look to Sri Lanka

Rashid had had a fruitless series for England until one ball bewitched Rahul and he followed it up with Pant’s wicketEarly on this final day at the Kia Oval, when it looked like the fifth Test would drift rather than sprint towards its likely outcome, …

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Jimmy Anderson’s record wicket ensures England beat India in fifth Test

• England 332 & 423-8dec: India 292 & 345• England win by 118 runs and series 4-1Actually Tuesday was not a bad day to be there either. On Monday there were records galore and the fondest of farewells. But now there was an unexpected turn when …

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England beat India by 118 runs in fifth Test for 4-1 series win – as it happened

Jimmy Anderson became the most prolific fast bowler in Test history, the last fairytale of an unforgettable victory that gave England a 4-1 series win over India 7.56pm BST Related: Jimmy Anderson’s record wicket ensures England beat India in fifth Te…

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Stuart Broad revealed to be playing in final Test with broken rib

• Paceman was hit batting in first innings by Jasprit Bumrah• He will not play again this season after final day of fifth TestStuart Broad broke a rib on the second morning of the fifth Test but it could not prevent him claiming the prized wicket of Vi…

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Alastair Cook’s final stand epitomises his determination at the crease

England’s record-breaking batsman survived a barrage of wicked deliveries in a trademark last innings for his country Related: Alastair Cook in control for England after fresh Keaton Jennings flop When the 10th wicket fell, almost no one moved at all. …

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Robotic Keaton Jennings out cheaply again but will still go to Sri Lanka | Barney Ronay

England opener is certain to tour this autumn, thanks to selector Ed Smith’s belief that there are better days aheadAt lunchtime of the third day of this Test Ed Smith appeared on BBC Test Match Special and suggested Keaton Jennings would be going with…

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Alastair Cook in control for England after fresh Keaton Jennings flop

• Fifth Test day three: England 332 and 114-2; India 292• Cook unbeaten, on 46, in final innings of his Test careerThis Test is a slow burner, which may well ignite come Tuesday night but in the meantime there have been enough subplots to keep us all d…

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England v India: fifth Test, day three – as it happened

Alastair Cook moved to 46 not out in his final innings as an international cricketer on day three of England’s fifth Test against India 7.41pm BST Read Vic Marks’s report from The Oval: Related: Alastair Cook in control for England after fresh Keaton J…

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Jimmy Anderson facing dissent fine after missing out on prized wicket

• England bowler takes out frustration on umpire Dharmasena• Anderson yet to claim scalp of Kohli during the seriesJimmy Anderson is awaiting official confirmation of a fine for a frustrated show of dissent towards the umpire Kumar Dharmasena on the se…

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Jos Buttler’s transformation to genuine Test player is now complete | Barney Ronay

If the selectors were taking a gamble back in May they have been vindicated by the resultsWelcome, once again, to the summer of Jos. At five minutes past two, with the skies still bruised and grey, Jos Buttler produced one of those extraordinary shots,…

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Stuart Broad and Jimmy Anderson slice through India to put England on top

• Fifth Test day two: England 332; India 174-6• Ben Stokes chips in with vital wicket of Virat KohliThis may be a match for old men. On Friday Alastair Cook held a flaky England innings together; on Saturday with the match drifting along, Jimmy Anderso…

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England v India: fifth Test, day two – live!

England make first-innings 332 as Buttler hits 89Cook’s long goodbye underlines his ongoing value Patient Moeen reaps benefit of putting phone awayAny thoughts? Email Adam or tweet @collinsadam 6.36pm BST A tip top day for England. Especially consideri…

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Patient Moeen Ali reaps benefit of putting his phone to one side

The all-rounder has shut down his social media accounts and delivered a watchful half-century at the OvalMoeen Ali has shut down all of his social media accounts this summer. But while primarily doing so in a bid to spend less family time gawping at hi…

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Alastair Cook keeps England afloat before India claim late wickets

• Fifth Test, day one: England 198-7• Cook scores 71 but middle order collapsesFor the last – or possibly penultimate – time England were indebted to Alastair Cook for keeping them afloat. He alone made crease occupation a relatively trouble-free occup…

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