4th Test, 5th Sept - 9th Sept, India v England,  The Oval; Result: Match ends in a draw [Scorecard]

Last Test between India and England ends in a draw

London, September 09: The last day of the Indian summer in England ended in rain. Not a ball was bowled on the final day of the last Test, with India and England sharing the series. | MORE |

India is a better side than England: Ganguly

London, September 09: Though the four-match Test series against England finished in a 1-1 deadlock, Indian captain Sourav Ganguly was quite sure who the better among the two teams was. | MORE |

Tendulkar presented salver by Ganguly

London, September 05: A plaque, a silver salver and loads of well-wishes were what Sachin Tendulkar was presented with on the occasion of his 100th Test here on Thursday.| MORE |

Ganguly, Hussain engage in war of words

London, September 04: The mindgames that had started just after the third Test at Headingley continued on the eve of the series decider between India and England with the two captains once again indulging in a war of words here today.
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India may retain same team for final Test: Wright

London, September 03: India look set to pick the same side that routed England in the third Test when the two teams clash for the series-decider at the Oval beginning on Thursday. | MORE |

England recall Irani for deciding Test

London, September 01: England named Essex all-rounder Ronnie Irani in their 14-man squad for the deciding fourth test against India starting at The Oval on Thursday. | MORE |

England delays finalising squad for fourth Test

London, August 31: England will delay finalising their squad for the final Test against India at the Oval next week in the desperate hope that Ronnie Irani can come to the rescue of an injury-torn side barely two weeks after undergoing a knee operation. | MORE |

India cruises to victory in third Test against England

Headingley, August 26: England captain Nasser Hussain's 12th Test hundred could not prevent his side going down to defeat by an innings and 46 runs against India on the final day of the third Test here at Headingley on Monday. | MORE |

Kumble a great bowler: Ganguly

Leeds, August 26: Indian skipper Sourav Ganguly on Monday attributed the historic victory to a combined effort from the team while rival England skipper Nasser Hussain conceded his team was outplayed. "It was a very good team effort," an exultant Ganguly said after the win. | MORE |

Victorious India just perfect: Hussain

Leeds, August 26: England skipper Nasser Hussain said India came close to perfection in trouncing England to win the third test at Headingley on Monday. | MORE |  

India look to disrupt England's winning pattern

London, August 20: The third Test at Headingley this week will give India the chance to start living up to their top-of-the-bill reputations. | MORE |

Ganguly to look for other bowling options

Nottingham, August 13: Indian captain Sourav Ganguly stood by his bowlers but said he would look for other options as well after his side had batted valiantly to draw the second Test against England at Trent Bridge. | MORE |

Young Patel steals the show among giants

Nottingham, August 13: The big three of Indian batting Sachin Tendulkar, Rahul Dravid and Sourav Ganguly  all performed brilliantly to enable India to hold England to an honourable draw in the second Test here yesterday. Between them they made 306 runs. | MORE |

Opening in one-dayers has made me better: Sehwag

Nottingham, August 09: After scoring a sparkling century in the second cricket Test against England here on Thursday, Virender Sehwag said his success as an opener in Test cricket was due to the fact that he had been opening the innings in one-day internationals. | MORE |

Kumble to undergo test for calf injury

Trent Bridge, August 06: Leg-spinner Anil Kumble will undergo a test on his injured calf on Wednesday to ascertain if he would be fit to play in the second Test against England starting here Thursday. | MORE |

Harbhajan front-runner for spinner's slot

Trent Bridge, August 05: Going into the second Test against England starting on Thursday, the Indians are once again confronted with the difficult choice of picking one among their two spinners and this time, it seems, Harbhajan Singh enjoys a slight edge over Anil Kumble. | MORE |

England picks Key and Harmison for the second Test

London, August 04: Opener Robert Key will make his Test debut against India at Trent Bridge next week after he was named Sunday in a 13-man squad for the second cricket Test.  | MORE |

Tudor confident of proving fitness

London, August 01: Fast bowler Alex Tudor is optimistic that he will be able to prove his fitness to the England selectors ahead of next week's second Test against India. | MORE |

Are seamers rattling Tendulkar now? 

London, July 31: After Ashley Giles' much-criticised negative line, it is the intimidatory tactics of England fast bowlers against Sachin Tendulkar in the just-concluded first Test that has set the tongues wagging among the purists of the game. | MORE |

Century marks the start of better phase: Agarkar

London, July 30: Ajit Agarkar is hoping his brilliant century in India's second innings of the first Test against England yesterday is the beginning of a new and better phase in his cricketing career. | MORE |

India lose first test against England

London, July 29: India lost the first test against England by 170 runs, as expected, but not before Ajit Agarkar emerged as a batsman who can score more than a duck - he made a century instead. | MORE |

We missed Harbhajan: Ganguly

London, July 30: Skipper Sourav Ganguly confessed that he probably should have gone into the Lord's Test with two spinners. | MORE |

Wright still hopeful for a draw

London, July 28: Despite India being placed in a seemingly hopeless position in the first cricket Test against England, coach John Wright today expressed confidence that his team would at least be able to salvage a draw. | MORE |

India strike early, but Hussain hits back

London, July 25: England captain Nasser HussaThe Indians were faced with a predicament in the morning the composition of the team. Nothing new. After intense debate it was decided to go into the Test with three seamers and two spinners, with Anil Kumble being preferred to Harbhajan Singh. India struck gold in the opening overs of the match with Zaheer Khan having Michael Vaughan trapped for a duck.  | MORE |

Gough denies rift with England

London, July 25: England fast bowler Darren Gough insisted Thursday he had not had a row with the team management over the treatment of his knee injury. | MORE |

Ganguly calls for greater mental strength

London, July 24: India captain Sourav Ganguly called on his players to show more mental toughness Wednesday as they pursue their first Test series triumph outside of the sub-continent in 16 years. | MORE |

England defend Gough decision

London, July 23: England insisted Tuesday they were right to let fast bowler Darren Gough play in a county match where he suffered a recurrence of his knee injury which has kept him out of this week's first Test against India. | MORE |

Virender Sehwag to replace Das as opener

Southampton, July 23: Swashbuckling batsman Virender Sehwag will replace out of form Shiv Sunder Das in the first cricket Test against England at Lord's on Thursday. | MORE |

England recall White and Cork

London, July 20: All-rounders Craig White and Dominic Cork were included in England's 13-man squad announced Saturday for the first Test of four against India starting here at Lord's on July 25. | MORE |