In a rollicking day's cricket in the Leeds sun, England advanced to 337-7 at stumps on day two.
England's Joe Root has long been talked up as a future cricketing star, today he confirmed it in front of an adoring home crowd.
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India's cricket chief Narainswamy Srinivasan has dismissed calls for his resignation after his son-in-law was arrested by police for his alleged role in spot-fixing during the IPL.
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The first day of the second cricket test has been washed out, with a brighter forecast for the weekend.
Will the Black Caps win the second test at Headlingley?