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The Indian cricket board has switched the second test against England to Chennai from Mumbai in the wake of the Mumbai attacks.

PM backs Indian govenment over terror attacks

Gordon Brown tonight vowed a "vigorous response" to attacks in Mumbai which have left 78 people dead.

Pietersen angry after England let it slip

England 270-4 India 273-4 (India win by six wickets)

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Battling half-centuries from Matthew Hayden, Simon Katich, Ricky Ponting and Michael Hussey put Australia within striking distance of averting the follow-on in the third Border-Gavaskar Test against India in Delhi.

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