Zaheer departs to leave India's attack in tatters

India continued to give the impression yesterday that their plans for the tour of England were written on the back of a fag packet. As Zaheer Khan, their leading fast bowler, was finally withdrawn from the squad because of injury, he was replaced by another left-arm swing bowler, RP Singh.

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Stuart Broad and his fast-bowling pals are "champing at the bit" to resume their work at Trent Bridge today. And while Broad admitted last night that India "are probably the happier of the two camps", he insisted that England still have a real chance of winning this second Test.

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