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UPDATE 3-Cricket-India four down and facing England defeat

* Cook's unbeaten 70 sets up declaration (Adds quotes, Anderson-Rahane exchange)

Cricket-England have Cook to thank for winning position - Root

SOUTHAMPTON, England, July 30 - England batsman Joe Root picked out under-pressure captain Alastair Cook for special praise as England closed in on an emphatic victory in the third test against India on Wednesday.

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Cricket-England v India third test scoreboard

SOUTHAMPTON, England, July 30 - Scoreboard on the fourth day of the third test between England and India on Wednesday. England first innings 569-7 declared (I. Bell 167, G. Ballance 156, A. Cook 95, J. Buttler 85, B. Kumar 3-101) India first innings M. Vijay b Broad 35 S. Dhawan c Cook b Anderson 6 C. Pujara c Buttler b Broad 24 V. Kohli c Cook b Anderson 39 A. Rahane c sub b Moeen 54 R. Sharma c Broad b

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Cricket-England 205-4 dec v India 112-4 - third test close

July 29 - India, chasing 445 for victory, were 112-4 at the close of the fourth day of the third test against England in Southampton on Wednesday.

30 Jul 2014

Cricket-India set 445 to win third test after England declare

July 30 - England declared their second innings on 205-4 on the fourth day of the third test in Southampton on Wednesday, setting India 445 to win.

30 Jul 2014

Cricket-England's Anderson celebrates birthday with five wickets

SOUTHAMPTON, England, July 30 - James Anderson took his first five-wicket haul for more than a year as England bowled India out on Wednesday to stay in charge on the fourth day of the third test at Southampton.

30 Jul 2014

UPDATE 1-Cricket-Kallis quits ODI format months before World Cup

* Kallis to continue in T20 format (Adds byline, details, quotes)

30 Jul 2014

Cricket-ICC to hear appeal by India's Jadeja

LONDON, July 30 - The International Cricket Council (ICC) has agreed to hear an appeal by India all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja against a fine for breaching its Code of Conduct during the drawn first test against England earlier this month.

30 Jul 2014

Cricket-Kallis quits ODI cricket months before World Cup

CAPE TOWN, July 30 - South Africa's Jacques Kallis has surprisingly decided to call time on his international limited overs career six months before the World Cup.

30 Jul 2014

Cricket-India 330 all out v England (569-7d) - innings

SOUTHAMPTON, England, July 30 - India were bowled out for 330 in their first innings on the fourth day of the third test against England at Southampton on Wednesday.

30 Jul 2014
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If I unfollowed you, it’s because you tweeted about the World Cup

Social media encourages writers toward conciseness and cleverness, the better to attract a larger audience. But these rules have dissolved during the World Cup interregnum. Ordinarily smart people are typing "Goooooaaaaall!!!!!" into Twitter as if other soccer fans are blind to what they just saw on TV.

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India vs England

India vs England

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Courageous Innings

Courageous Innings

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Jadeja-Anderson Row

Jadeja-Anderson Row

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Tour de France

Tour de France

Nibali emulates Pantani as Italian Tour de France winner.  Full Article 

Remy Deal Off

Remy Deal Off

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South Africa vs Sri Lanka

South Africa vs Sri Lanka

South Africa lose Petersen in steep run chase.  Full Article 

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