Out-of-form England captain puts in the yards under the watchful eyes of coach Peter Moores.
While the visitors will find the pitch familiar from Lord’s, the surroundings and atmosphere will be very different.
The 50-year-old Tulk is perhaps the best man to write Hampshire’s new cricket ground’s biography.
The way Ishant knocked over the otherwise dogged England tail enhanced his reputation as a fearsome fast bowler.
Had Anderson seen the final frame of the second Test in a dream, he would have woken up shaken and sweaty.
Ishant takes career-best 7/74 to give India first overseas win in over three years, and at Lord’s since 1986.
In 2007, Liam Plunkett almost quit cricket as he wanted to donate his kidney to his ailing father.
Jeers to cheers at Lord’s as fearless Ravindra Jadeja takes fight to England, with bat and ball.
India close in on a rare away win after reducing England, chasing 319, to 105/4 on day four.
Almost eight decades after Amar Singh, Bhuvneshwar Kumar got on the honours board with figures of 6/82.
Liam Plunkett takes two wickets — Pujara, Kohli — in two balls to spoil an otherwise good day for India.
Before lunch on Day 2, Bhuvi had Cook caught behind by Dhoni. Like so often of late, Cook flopped again.
Accompanying the squad are, for the 1st time, WAGs — including not just wives, but a girlfriend too.
England six down and 76 behind after Kumar dismisses centurion Ballance late in the day to restore parity .
The morning had seen conditions that were almost factory-made for the ball to fly around.
Rahane, 103, completed his second Test century to help India finish at 290/9 on Day 1 against England.
A green wicket at Lord’s promises more intense action on the field even as off-field issues take centrestage.
Sources from the Indian camp say the altercation resulted in Anderson shoving Jadeja on the chest.
Nat Puri has been Indian cricket’s trusted friend in England for the last four decades.
Lord’s pitch wears a green cover ahead of the second Test, but it has tended to assist spin of late.
Nottingham businessman Nat Puri has been Indian cricket’s trusted friend in England for the last four decades.
At Trent Bridge, the medium-pace bowler showed that he can fill in as the all-rounder India has been searching for.
Excitement following England strikes tempered by efforts of Jadeja, Binny and Kumar lead to an inevitable draw.
The first session showed that India not only misread the pitch, but had picked the wrong horse.
Root’s record-stand with last-man Anderson give hosts an unlikely lead before late strikes peg India back.
England’s widely acclaimed ‘funniest cricketer’ is charming the listeners and making them smile.
Led by an inspired pacer, fast bowlers take 5 wickets in second session, before Root and Anderson fight back.
After a lower middle-order collapse, a stubborn resistance by India’s No.9 and No.11 takes visitors to 457.
From the commentary box, a surprised Rahul Dravid said, “Never seen Trent Bridge pitch play slow.”
Vijay scores unbeaten 122 to take India to 259/4 at stumps; Skipper Dhoni chips in with a half-century.
After a miserable sporting summer so far, England turn to faltering cricket team for succour.
Praveen is hopeful that India’s bowling department has the potential to perform well in England.
At Trent Bridge, the venue for the first Test, there is no escaping the conditions for India and hosts.
India’s first outing at the venue for the opening Test, the beautiful Trent Bridge, was expectedly intense.
India’s batting looks impressive, but it’s their pacers and captain who will have to up the ante.
Sandeep Dwivedi meets the opener and pieces together the story of his comeback.