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He allowed himself a brief teary moment as he reached his 45th Test ton

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India's new batting star is already established as talisman for a team in midst of transition

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Andrew Strauss celebrates his fifty by saluting the dressing room

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Tendulkar's long wait for his 100th international century came to an end as he moved into three figures in the Asia Cup clash with Bangladesh. The 'Little Master' had been stuck on 99 tons on the international stage since March last year, when he hit 111 in the World Cup against South Africa in Nagpur. The 100th ton was 38-year-old's 49th in ODIs - while he has 51 in Test cricket.

Sachin Tendulkar: a career in pictures

India batsman Sachin Tendulkar today recorded his 100th international century, a remarkable feat to add to the myriad of achievements already completed during the course of a remarkable career.

Rahul Dravid will be remembered as one of India's truly great batsmen

Writing is on The Wall as legend Dravid quits

Taunton has long been a ground for the biggest of the big hitters, from the days of Harold Gimblett through Botham and Richards to Marcus Trescothick. Rahul Dravid would not feature on anyone's list of cricket's great long swords but he did once bat with a dash of Taunton fire and brimstone that would have impressed any of that fearsome foursome.

Rahul Dravid, one of cricket's greats, appears set to retire

Rahul Dravid set to announce retirement

Rahul Dravid, one of cricket's greats, appears set to retire from the sport at international level tomorrow.

Siddle puts Australia in box seat

Paceman Peter Siddle took 5 for 49 as Australia again dominated India on the third day of the fourth and final Test in Adelaide. The tourists began on 61-2 in reply to the hosts' 604-7 and despite a maiden Test century from Virat Kohli – last man out for 116 – they were dismissed for 272.

Dhoni has backed Flectcher despite drop in fortunes

India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni backs coach Duncan Fletcher

India coach Duncan Fletcher has been given the backing of his captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni despite being on the verge of a second successive away series whitewash since he took charge.

Michael Clarke celebrates his triple century at the SCG

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Michael Clarke makes history as Australia take complete charge against India

Australia captain Michael Clarke made history at the SCG to leave India fighting to avoid defeat in the second Test.

Ricky Ponting and Michael Clarke put Australia in control

Ricky Ponting's first century for two years sees Australia take control against India

A career-high double century from skipper Michael Clarke and a drought-breaking ton for Ricky Ponting left Australia in complete control against India at stumps on day two of the second Test at the Sydney Cricket Ground.

Australian paceman James Pattinson (second left) celebrates with team-mates the dismissal of Indian batsman Rahul Dravid

Does MCG win mean Australia are back?

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