Mahendra Singh Dhoni: 'the same people are asking questions but not giving any solutions'

Dhoni keeps calm and carries on as answers become more elusive

The Indian Angle: Replacing legends is going to be much tougher than had been anticipated

Stuart Broad is likely to bring in spinner Samit Patel in place of Tim Bresnan

Stuart Broad and Steven Finn to return home early from India tour

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

Mike Gatting: How to survive in the India cauldron when the heat is on

England's last Test series win in India owed much to Gatting's return of nearly 600 runs. He tells Kevin Garside why Alastair Cook's current tourists can finally emulate the class of 1984-85

Yuvraj Singh (left), Harbhajan Singh and Zaheer Khan have been axed for the final Test in Nagpur

I will not run away, insists Mahendra Singh Dhoni after latest defeat for India

India make three changes for final Test but captain and Tendulkar keep places despite growing criticism

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'

England overcome last-minute wobble to complete seven-wicket win over India

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

Afternoon delight puts England on verge of victory in third Test

England inflicted a telling collapse on India to put themselves on the verge of victory, and an unassailable 2-1 series lead, after day four of the third Test at Eden Gardens.

Panesar’s haul was only the ninth time a visiting spinner has taken 10
wickets in a Test in India
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

A student in central India was recognised as the world's shortest woman yesterday as she celebrated her 18th birthday.

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.

Frenzy in hunt for India v Pakistan World Cup tickets

Angry protestors hurled stones and clashed with police outside the Punjab Cricket Association Stadium today in the runup to Wednesday's India-Pakistan Cricket World Cup semi-final.

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Isis hostage crisis: The prisoner swap has only one purpose for the militants - recognition its Islamic State exists and that foreign nations acknowledge its power

Isis hostage crisis

The prisoner swap has only one purpose for the militants - recognition its Islamic State exists and that foreign nations acknowledge its power, says Robert Fisk
Missing salvage expert who found $50m of sunken treasure before disappearing, tracked down at last

The runaway buccaneers and the ship full of gold

Salvage expert Tommy Thompson found sunken treasure worth millions. Then he vanished... until now
Homeless Veterans appeal: ‘If you’re hard on the world you are hard on yourself’

Homeless Veterans appeal: ‘If you’re hard on the world you are hard on yourself’

Maverick artist Grayson Perry backs our campaign
Assisted Dying Bill: I want to be able to decide about my own death - I want to have control of my life

Assisted Dying Bill: 'I want control of my life'

This week the Assisted Dying Bill is debated in the Lords. Virginia Ironside, who has already made plans for her own self-deliverance, argues that it's time we allowed people a humane, compassionate death
Move over, kale - cabbage is the new rising star

Cabbage is king again

Sophie Morris banishes thoughts of soggy school dinners and turns over a new leaf
11 best winter skin treats

Give your moisturiser a helping hand: 11 best winter skin treats

Get an extra boost of nourishment from one of these hard-working products
Paul Scholes column: The more Jose Mourinho attempts to influence match officials, the more they are likely to ignore him

Paul Scholes column

The more Jose Mourinho attempts to influence match officials, the more they are likely to ignore him
Frank Warren column: No cigar, but pots of money: here come the Cubans

Frank Warren's Ringside

No cigar, but pots of money: here come the Cubans
Isis hostage crisis: Militant group stands strong as its numerous enemies fail to find a common plan to defeat it

Isis stands strong as its numerous enemies fail to find a common plan to defeat it

The jihadis are being squeezed militarily and economically, but there is no sign of an implosion, says Patrick Cockburn
Virtual reality thrusts viewers into the frontline of global events - and puts film-goers at the heart of the action

Virtual reality: Seeing is believing

Virtual reality thrusts viewers into the frontline of global events - and puts film-goers at the heart of the action
Homeless Veterans appeal: MP says Coalition ‘not doing enough’

Homeless Veterans appeal

MP says Coalition ‘not doing enough’ to help
Larry David, Steve Coogan and other comedians share stories of depression in new documentary

Comedians share stories of depression

The director of the new documentary, Kevin Pollak, tells Jessica Barrett how he got them to talk
Has The Archers lost the plot with it's spicy storylines?

Has The Archers lost the plot?

A growing number of listeners are voicing their discontent over the rural soap's spicy storylines; so loudly that even the BBC's director-general seems worried, says Simon Kelner
English Heritage adds 14 post-war office buildings to its protected lists

14 office buildings added to protected lists

Christopher Beanland explores the underrated appeal of these palaces of pen-pushing
Human skull discovery in Israel proves humans lived side-by-side with Neanderthals

Human skull discovery in Israel proves humans lived side-by-side with Neanderthals

Scientists unearthed the cranial fragments from Manot Cave in West Galilee