Jonny Bairstow (5): Only had one innings and, although he was given out when he should not have been, the shot that led to it was poor. But he has flair and style, and will be a part of England’s middle order soon. Matches 1. Innings 1. Runs (ave.) 9 (9.00). HS 9. 100s 0. 50s 0

England hopeful happy memories can inspire Twenty20 victory over India

Mumbai's Wankhede Stadium - where England famously levelled the Test series last month - will host the second and final T20 match

MS Dhoni hit the winning runs to quell calls for his resignation

MSDhoni makes wayward England pay as Eoin Morgan starts with Twenty20 defeat

England 157-6 India 158-5 (India win by five wickets): India regain winning touch as the tourists’ bowlers are punished for their indiscipline

Joe Root has been earmarked for the Test side from an early age

Sturdy Joe Root plants himself in England picture

Yorkshireman has what it takes to thrive at the highest level, says his county coach Gillespie

Australia captain Michael Clarke

Australia go into 'quarantine' ahead of second Test against Sri Lanka

Baggy Greens already suffering from lengthy casualty list

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

Stuart Broad sent for scan on heel injury

England bowler has been short of form

Ashley Giles will take charge of England's short-form sides

Cook delighted that Giles has been thrown into the England mix

England are moving into their final days as a team with only one coach. They are leading the way in the approach to the all-consuming international game in the 21st century.

England bowlers Steven Finn (left) and Stuart Broad in action in the nets yesterday

The Indian Angle: Rise of Pujara quells the foreboding over Tendulkar’s decline

In an age when T20 is king, he bats to the rhythms of an earlier generation

MS Dhoni is India’s first regular wicketkeeper captain

MS Dhoni hails 'strong character' of Yuvraj Singh after winning his battle with cancer

MS Dhoni today paid tribute to Yuvraj Singh as the Indian prepares to return to Test cricket after winning his battle with cancer.

Virat Kohli has been in superb form in all formats this year

Kohli provides early answer in search for next Tendulkar

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

India go back to Harbhajan Singh and Yuvraj Singh in attack

India have recalled Harbhajan Singh to their squad for the first two Tests against England. The off-spinner has not played at the highest level since August 2011 but, after dismantling England in the World T20 in September, he has been brought back into the 15-man India party for the four-match series, which starts on 15 November in Ahmedabad.

Stuart Broad optimistic about Kevin Pietersen peace talks

England paceman Stuart Broad is optimistic a meeting between Kevin Pietersen and his international team-mates will finally bring an end to the saga which has dogged the side recently.

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