scores and updates as Bairstow and Root Chase recall fifth test victory

Plenty was written about England’s exciting red ball renaissance already this summer, but if Brendon McCullum’s team manages to pull off a record-breaking chase in a packed Edgbaston today, the superlatives about ‘Bazball’ will begin to dry up. Joe Root and the imperious Jonny Bairstow led the chase superbly on Monday night after a flurry … Read more

last score of day four of the fifth test at Headingley

Ggood morning, and welcome to the fourth day of our fifth test match live blog. India restarts at 125/3 and with the mighty Cheteshwar Pujara unbeaten at 50*, they will be confident of racking up a formidable and, from their point of view, hopefully unsurpassed total. With six sessions left in the game and already … Read more

latest test scores and updates from day four of the fifth test

Ggood morning, and welcome to the fourth day of our fifth test match live blog. India restarts at 125/3 and with the mighty Cheteshwar Pujara undefeated at 50*, they will be confident of racking up a formidable and, from their point of view, hopefully unsurpassed total. With six sessions left in the game and already … Read more

Latest scores and updates from day 3 of the fifth test

ANDEngland start the third day of the test match at 84-5 at Edgbaston, 332 races behind India’s 416. A year or two ago you would say this was a hopeless position, but the last three tests against New Zealand have given England genuine confidence that they can turn this around. James Anderson said yesterday that … Read more

Latest scores and updates from day 3 of the fifth test

ANDEngland start the third day of the test match at 84-5 at Edgbaston, 332 races behind India’s 416. A year or two ago you would say this was a hopeless position, but the last three tests against New Zealand have given England genuine confidence that they can turn this around. James Anderson said yesterday that … Read more

latest day 2 scores and updates

ONEAfter all the waiting, the fifth re-arranged test between England and India finally started yesterday in Edgbaston and what a first day it was. Ben Stokes’ England kept up the form of their winning streak in New Zealand to reduce tourists to 98-5, with James Anderson and Matthew Potts particularly superb in a two-hour break … Read more

latest day 2 scores and updates

ONEAfter all the waiting, the fifth re-arranged test between England and India finally started yesterday in Edgbaston and what a first day it was. Ben Stokes’ England kept up the form of their winning streak in New Zealand to reduce tourists to 98-5, with James Anderson and Matthew Potts particularly superb in a two-hour break … Read more

Day 1 of fifth test interrupted due to rain at Edgbaston

Ggood morning and welcome to Telegraph Sport’s coverage of England’s rescheduled test match against India at Edgbaston, concluding what has become the longest test series in history. England made two changes, with Sam Billings replacing Ben Foakes and James Anderson back to lead the bowling attack. Jamie Overton was released by Anderson, who is in … Read more

latest fifth test scores and updates

Ggood morning and welcome to Telegraph Sport’s coverage of England’s rescheduled test match against India at Edgbaston, concluding what has become the longest test series in history. England made two changes, with Sam Billings replacing Ben Foakes and James Anderson back to lead the bowling attack. Jamie Overton was released by Anderson, who is in … Read more

Michael Vaughan leaves BBC post amid Yorkshire racism dispute

Michael Vaughan has temporarily withdrawn from the Test Match Special nearly two weeks after being accused of the Yorkshire racism scandal. In a statement, Vaughan said, “On several occasions, I have recorded my views on issues related to the YCCC. “It’s always unfortunate when comments on off-field matters distract from what’s happening on the field. … Read more