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Virat Kohli says India must show fight to save the series at Trent Bridge

• India captain says batting must improve with side 2-0 down• Jasprit Bumrah and Rishabh Pant may come into starting XIThe joke going around Lord’s last week was that Virat Kohli’s struggles with a bad back were the result of having to carry the Indian…

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Lessons for Trent Bridge: pointers for England and India before third Test | Daniel Harris

Chris Woakes has a chance to fully re-establish himself while there are plenty of issues for Virat Kohli to resolveTwo weeks ago India were on the cusp of greatness. Already the best team in the world, a win in England would enshrine them as a team for…

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The Spin | India should listen to their elders: practice makes perfect in England | Simon Burnton

Even given the modern game’s squeezed schedules playing three days of red-ball cricket before a five-Test series seemed reckless – India underprepared and are paying the priceIn January, after India had lost the first two of their three Tests in South …

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England should look ahead with Lazarus Bayliss after sealing series | Vic Marks

After winning three successive Tests England’s coach has not been widely heralded but Trevor Bayliss has shown that he is more astute than he lets onIt was not so long ago – after the first Lord’s Test of the summer, when Pakistan defeated England by n…

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Jimmy Anderson: ‘Conditions were ideal. It’s so much fun when it’s like that’

• Seamer says England’s bowling would have seen off any team• ‘I’d have been so disappointed if I’d messed up today’Such was the ruthless nature of England’s performance in ideal bowling conditions at Lord’s on Friday that Jimmy Anderson, the architect…

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India have invested too much power in their captain, Virat Kohli | Andy Bull

At Lord’s Kohli looked like a man who does not think his teammates can get things done unless he tells them how to do itThe second Test was all of 37 balls old when Virat Kohli found himself back in the middle, batting again. The series has had five da…

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Virat Kohli plays down India batting fears before second Test – video

India captain Virat Kohli insists there is no ‘pattern’ after his team-mates failed to deliver runs in the narrow defeat to England. Kohli scored 200 runs in the first Test, while the rest of India’s batting line-up managed 236 between them. The second…

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India’s record-equalling generation face their defining Test at Lord’s this week | The Spin

Virat Kohli’s team for Edgbaston had eight men over 29 and probably need to win this series and the one in Australia to satisfy the captain’s stated ambition for his No 1-ranked sideIn Phoenix from the Ashes, his book of the 1981 series, the England ca…

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England beat India by 31 runs in first Test as Ben Stokes denies Virat Kohli

• England 287 & 180, India 274 & 162; England win by 31 runs• Stokes traps Kohli lbw for 51 to turn fourth day in hosts’ favourBen Stokes took the crucial wicket of Virat Kohli for 51 as England won a dramatic first Test by 31 runs at Edgbaston…

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Jimmy Anderson believes it is a case of Kohli’s wicket or bust for England

• Anderson: ‘I’ve been encouraged how I have bowled to Kohli’• Michael Vaughan: ‘Joe Root has to trust bowlers and stay calm’Jimmy Anderson said he would go to bed dreaming of taking Virat Kohli’s wicket as England look to claim the remaining five wick…

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Jimmy Anderson edges duel but Virat Kohli still scales mountain | Andy Bull

The world’s best Test bowler had the No 1 batsman’s measure for much of the second day of the first Test yet India’s captain punished England’s other bowlers in scoring 149Virat Kohli does not care to talk about the 2014 tour any more. After four years…

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Virat Kohli mocks rival Joe Root with mic-drop celebration after run out

• England captain used celebration in last month’s one-day series • Root dismissal for 80 sparks England day one collapse to 285-9Virat Kohli may have lit the touch-paper on what could prove to be a fiery Test series after the India captain ran out Joe…

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India’s Virat Kohli says he has nothing to prove in England Test series – video

Virat Kohli brushed off talk of having to prove his batting ability on English soil in the five-match test series starting at Edgbaston. The India captain struggled to make an impact when he last toured England in 2014, scoring 134 runs in 10 innings, …

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England v India: Joe Root calls backlash against Adil Rashid ‘unfair’ – video

Joe Root hopes he is inheriting the Test-match skills of Adil Rashid at the perfect time. The England captain confirmed his fellow Yorkshireman will be the sole spinner to take on India in the first Test at Edgbaston on Wednesday. Root spelle…

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Spirit of détente breaks out as England prepare for Test series with India

Recent visits have been mired in controversy but Virat Kohli’s team will play four Tests and hopes are high for a return of the sporting values that once characterised the tourThe Maharajah of Porbandar was a better captain than batsman, a fact that, i…

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Virat Kohli plays down personal goals and puts India first

• Captain had poor record in England in 2014• ‘I haven’t set any benchmarks or targets’Virat Kohli intends to put team before self during the two-month tour of England that begins in Manchester on Tuesday evening despite the intrigue that surrounds how…

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Virat Kohli’s India will pose England significant white-ball challenge

Batting lineup will be much more threatening than Australians’ and touring side also has interesting selection of spin optionsThe Vincibles of 2018 have departed. The Australian cricketers have left the country, tails between their legs, and several of…

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Virat Kohli’s Surrey move off after India captain suffers neck injury

• Kohli had been due to play for county in June• BCCI confirms batsman was injured during IPL matchVirat Kohli will not be playing for Surrey this season after the India captain saw his keenly anticipated spell at the club cancelled because of injury.I…

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What county cricket can expect from ‘big dog’ Virat Kohli’s arrival | Ali Martin

Moeen Ali and Chris Woakes give their first-hand experience of playing alongside India’s biggest starDue to GDPR, you may need to resubscribe to The SpinThe last time an incumbent captain of India joined an English county side was in 2000, when Sourav …

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Virat Kohli signs Surrey deal in bid to tune up for India series in England

• India captain wants to adjust to English conditions• Former England batsman Jonathan Trott to retireSurrey have pulled off an almighty coup by signing Virat Kohli, the India captain and cricket’s premier all-format batsman, for the whole of June.Kohl…