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 As Zaheer Khan, their leading fast bowler, was finally withdrawn from the squad because of injury, he was replaced by another left-arm swing bowler, RP Singh.

Jonathan Trott ruled out of third Test

Jonathan Trott has failed to recover from his shoulder injury in time for the third npower Test at Edgbaston, and was therefore omitted from a 13-man squad announced this morning.

Not the best ever, but this emerging team really are something

In the wake of another resounding victory it is natural to pose the question. How good are England? There have been two great Test sides in the past 30 years. The first were West Indies, the second were Australia.

Anything is possible. First a whitewash, next step the world

England have outplayed India in each of the first two Tests, exhibiting skill, intelligence and resilience

Bresnan's brio with bat and ball completes England rout

England 221 & 544 India 288 & 158 (England win by 319 runs)

Bresnan bowls England to crushing victory

Tim Bresnan bowled England to a crushing 319-run victory over India in the second test on Monday with a test best of five for 48 as the world number one side capitulated for 158 with a day to spare.

Portfolio: Anna Fox

Where have the knobbly knees gone?

England back in the swing of things on day of drama

Broad and Anderson show their mastery with Dukes ball

Outside Edge: Olympic wait of expectation

Sadly they won't be doing "demonstration sports" at the London Olympics, but Coventry has picked up the baton at the start of the Cultural Olympiad leading up to the Games.

Broad 'champing at the bit' to match his batting heroics

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.

Broad says death of step-mother forced him to grow up fast

All-rounder improving temperament after realising there are 'more important things'

Yours for £106m: three-bed detached (don't worry, the garden's enormous)

Size isn't everything, it seems, not even when it comes to property porn. This barn conversion has just three bedrooms yet is being marketed as the most expensive home in the world.

Angus Fraser: How on earth will this undercooked Indian attack take 20 wickets?

With Zaheer set to miss out again, tourists need rest of bowling cast to rise to challenge

Prior reasserts England's hold after Sharma sparks chaos

England 474-8 dec & 269-6 dec India 286 & 80-1: Wicketkeeper's composed century saves home side from the brink of an unexpected collapse

Rajan's Wrong 'Un: The game is poorer for playing it safe and avoiding sticky wickets

If we had fewer chief executives' wickets, fans might be drawn back to the longer form of the game
Latest stories from i100
Career Services

Day In a Page

A
Independent Travel
Pompeii, Capri & the Bay of Naples
Seven Cities of Italy
Burgundy, the River Rhone & Provence
Prague, Budapest and Vienna
Lake Garda
Minoan Crete and Santorini
Prices correct as of 15 May 2015
Is a quiet crusade to reform executive pay bearing fruit?

Is a quiet crusade to reform executive pay bearing fruit?

Dominic Rossi of Fidelity says his pressure on business to control rewards is working. But why aren’t other fund managers helping?
The King David Hotel gives precious work to Palestinians - unless peace talks are on

King David Hotel: Palestinians not included

The King David is special to Jerusalem. Nick Kochan checked in and discovered it has some special arrangements, too
More people moving from Australia to New Zealand than in the other direction for first time in 24 years

End of the Aussie brain drain

More people moving from Australia to New Zealand than in the other direction for first time in 24 years
Meditation is touted as a cure for mental instability but can it actually be bad for you?

Can meditation be bad for you?

Researching a mass murder, Dr Miguel Farias discovered that, far from bringing inner peace, meditation can leave devotees in pieces
Eurovision 2015: Australians will be cheering on their first-ever entrant this Saturday

Australia's first-ever Eurovision entrant

Australia, a nation of kitsch-worshippers, has always loved the Eurovision Song Contest. Maggie Alderson says it'll fit in fine
Letterman's final Late Show: Laughter, but no tears, as David takes his bow after 33 years

Laughter, but no tears, as Letterman takes his bow after 33 years

Veteran talkshow host steps down to plaudits from four presidents
Ivor Novello Awards 2015: Hozier wins with anti-Catholic song 'Take Me To Church' as John Whittingdale leads praise for Black Sabbath

Hozier's 'blasphemous' song takes Novello award

Singer joins Ed Sheeran and Clean Bandit in celebration of the best in British and Irish music
Tequila gold rush: The spirit has gone from a cheap shot to a multi-billion pound product

Join the tequila gold rush

The spirit has gone from a cheap shot to a multi-billion pound product
12 best statement wallpapers

12 best statement wallpapers

Make an impact and transform a room with a conversation-starting pattern
Paul Scholes column: Does David De Gea really want to leave Manchester United to fight it out for the No 1 spot at Real Madrid?

Paul Scholes column

Does David De Gea really want to leave Manchester United to fight it out for the No 1 spot at Real Madrid?
Season's finale brings the end of an era for top coaches and players across the continent

The end of an era across the continent

It's time to say farewell to Klopp, Clement, Casillas and Xavi this weekend as they move on to pastures new, reports Pete Jenson
Bin Laden documents released: Papers reveal his obsession with attacking the US and how his failure to keep up with modern jihad led to Isis

'Focus on killing American people'

Released Bin Laden documents reveal obsession with attacking United States
Life hacks: The innovations of volunteers and medical workers are helping Medécins Sans Frontières save people around the world

Medécins Sans Frontières's life hacks

The innovations of volunteers and medical workers around the world are helping the charity save people
Ireland's same-sex marriage vote: As date looms, the Irish ask - how would God vote?

Same-sex marriage

As date looms, the Irish ask - how would God vote?
The underworld is going freelance: Why The Godfather's Mafia model is no longer viable

The Mafia is going freelance

Why the underworld model depicted in The Godfather is no longer viable