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Graham Gooch

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Buffet bowling is meat and drink for classy Cook

So much for the idea that fast bowling would dominate. Spectators arrived here expecting fireworks from Dale Steyn and Morne Morkel, but they were treated instead to the steady glow of an Alastair Cook hundred, his 20th in Tests.

'Daddy' Gooch proud of protégé Cook as he savours English

The Oval is the place to be, it would appear, if you want to see a Test team hit rock bottom. England managed it 12 years ago when losing to New Zealand and, for a couple of hours yesterday, India's attack set a new low in terms of scraping the barrel.

Ian Bell impresses for England

Ian Bell once again repaid the faith of England's selectors with a deeply impressive hundred against Australia A at the Bellerive Oval today.

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