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Cricket-Vijay reaps reward for clearer mindset

MUMBAI, Dec 10 Murali Vijay's technique had been questioned in the run-up to the fourth test after the India opener got out three times during the series to short-pitched balls from the England fast bowlers.

Cricket-England's Root rues failure to take half-chances

MUMBAI, Dec 10 England had India on the ropes in the fourth test after picking up four quick wickets in the afternoon session on Saturday but let the hosts off the hook by failing to take opportunities.

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UPDATE 2-Cricket-Sublime Kohli, Vijay put India ahead against England

MUMBAI, Dec 10 India captain Virat Kohli maintained his red-hot form as he and Murali Vijay struck fine centuries to help the hosts overtake England on day three of the fourth test at the Wankhede Stadium on Saturday.

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UPDATE 2-Cricket-Test Series India v England scoreboard

Dec 10 (Gracenote) - Scoreboard at stumps on the third day in the fourth Test between India and England on Saturday in Mumbai, India England 1st innings 400 (K. Jennings 112, J. Buttler 76, M. Ali 50; R. Ashwin 6-112, R. Jadeja 4-109) India 1st innings (Overnight: 146-1) L. Rahul b Ali 24 M. Vijay c&b Rashid 136 C. Pujara b Ball 47 V. Kohli not out

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Cricket-Australia regain confidence for Pakistan series

MELBOURNE, Dec 10 Lacking context, suspense and crowd enthusiasm, the Chappell-Hadlee series between Australia and New Zealand may not have generated the returns projected by its commerce-minded organisers.

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Cricket-Rebuilding New Zealand punished for "trepidation" - Hesson

MELBOURNE, Dec 10 New Zealand's rebuilding one-day international side played with "trepidation" against a resurgent Australia and their lack of intensity in the field contributed to a 3-0 series whitewash, Black Caps coach Mike Hesson said.

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Cricket-India have much better bowlers, says Patel

MUMBAI, Dec 9 The lack of sting in England's bowling on Thursday raised doubts about whether the Wankhede Stadium pitch has eased up in favour of the batsmen but India wicketkeeper Parthiv Patel feels the difference was due to the quality of the hosts' attack.

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Cricket-England batsman Buttler wants more control from bowlers

MUMBAI, Dec 9 England batsman Jos Buttler has called on the team's bowlers to be more disciplined in their line and length to put pressure on India's batting in the fourth test at the Wankhede Stadium.

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UPDATE 2-Cricket-India make strong start in reply to England's 400

* Buttler makes 76 in England's 400 (Adds details to close)

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UPDATE 2-Cricket-Test Series India v England scoreboard

Dec 9 (Gracenote) - Scoreboard at stumps on the second day in the fourth Test between India and England on Friday in Mumbai, India England 1st innings (Overnight: 288-5) A. Cook st P. Patel b Jadeja 46 K. Jennings c Pujara b R. Ashwin 112 J. Root c Kohli b R. Ashwin 21 M. Ali c Nair b R. Ashwin 50 J. Bairstow c U. Yadav b R. Ashwin 14 B. Stokes c Kohli b R. Ashwi

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Dhoni: the legacy of a cricket champion

When Dhoni finally hangs up his boots for good in all forms of cricket, he'll be best remembered as a handsome and charismatic leader who inspired India to scale cricket's greatest heights.