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England fast bowlers Stuart Broad and Steven Finn are both to return home early from the tour of India because of their respective injuries.

England have been keen to field Steve Finn in their starting XI since the series started but an untimely thigh injury has kept him out of the reckoning

Steven Finn doubtful for fourth Test against India

England bowler misses net practice

Mike Gatting's prowess forged England's last victory in India

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Indian star Sachin Tendulkar is living on borrowed time
India captain MS Dhoni has received widespread criticism

Alastair Cook: It doesn't stop now. We have to go again in Nagpur

Captain hails fruits of hard work and claims England are performing 'close to our potential'

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England 523 & 41-3 beat India 316 and 247 by seven wickets

Afternoon delight puts England on verge of victory in third Test

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Finn may have to return home due to thigh injury

Steven Finn ruled out of England's second Test against India

Finn may have to return home due to thigh injury

At 24 inches tall, Indian student is named world's shortest woman

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Two thousand up – but is the end near for the test game?

England and India play a landmark Test at Lord's on Thursday with the five-day format under attack, writes Stephen Brenkley

Alastair Cook and Stuart Broad factfiles

Andrew Strauss is stepping down as one-day captain and will be replaced by his Test match opening partner Alastair Cook. There is also a change in the Twenty20 set-up with Paul Collingwood giving up the captaincy and Stuart Broad taking over.

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