Sport Jacques Kallis gets a kiss on the head from South Africa captain Graeme Smith after the all-rounder's century

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

How the fourth (and final) day unfolded

11.04: Wicket 458 for 7

India should raise the roof for The Wall

Rahul Dravid's second fine century of the series showed how valuable he is to the tourists' cause

Stephen Brenkley: World rankings are wrong, England are already No 1

Thanks to the astute leadership of Flower and Strauss, their dream should soon be officially realised

Flower hits out at 'weak' ICC for bowing to India over DRS

Coach fears the inability to appeal lbw decisions will cost England in the series, as Tremlett injury puts Bresnan in the frame

Anderson leads way as England's brilliant attack breaks Indian resistance

England 474-8 dec & 269-6 dec India 286 & 261

England win first Test against India

James Anderson bowled England to a memorable victory over India in the historic 2,000th Test, on a day when he also ended Sachin Tendulkar's Lord's dream.

Queues match anticipation for final day at Lord's

Fans were advised not to travel to Lord's this morning if they were not already in the queue to get into the ground for the final day of the historic 2,000th Test.

Prior calms English nerves to set up hosts' final day victory push

England have given themselves a clear chance to beat India here today and take an early lead in a series which could see them replace the visitors as the world's No 1 Test team. They need nine more wickets against a side now badly hit by injuries and ill luck.

Little Master shows touches of genius before falling short

Tendulkar's failure to get 100th international century with a maiden ton at Lord's is met with mixed feelings by crowd wanting to see him make history

Brilliant Broad returns to form

Rahul Dravid did what Sachin Tendulkar could not by registering a first Lord's century but a resurgent Stuart Broad's handed England a handsome lead in the first Test against India.

Stand-in Dhoni bowls pies with spice to give Kev food for thought

Anyone who missed the drama and saw only the figures, might advise MS Dhoni, quite forcefully, against giving up the day job. But with a touch of luck – and, more to the point – a touch of the bat, India's action man would have broken Kevin Pietersen's heart yesterday.

Fletcher dropped into trouble by new side's floundering in the field

There was no obvious change in Duncan Fletcher's expression, not even when Jonathan Trott survived a second catchable edge. But then, old poker face never did give much away in public, even when he was guiding England towards an Ashes triumph. Behind those dark glasses though, the mind must have been racing.

James Lawton: At the home of cricket, the game's heart must beat on

The vital requirement is that those in charge at Lord's understand that there is no long-term substitute for the enduring quality Tests have provided

Lucky captain Dhoni admits he cannot enjoy playing for India

All the fuss on the way to the first Test match has been about one Indian cricketer. Sachin Tendulkar, who has achieved a veneration usually reserved for gods, stands improbably on the cusp of making his 100th international hundred.

England edging closer to top of world as big test dawns

Only long-term success will give Strauss's men the elevated standing they crave

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