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  • Mishits
  • Spice Girls helped Joe find the Root to match-winning ton
  • Dec 12, 2014: Joe Root might have revealed his love for rock music by strumming along to the Arctic Monkeys earlier this week, but it appears tunes of an altogether poppier variety were the inspiration behind his match-winning performance for England on Thursday

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  • Little Grace for Leicestershire
  • Oct 20, 2014: Leicestershire finished bottom of the County Championship in 2014, and didn't win a match for the second year running. Has any team been this bad before?

  • Ask Steven
  • 99 and that's your lot
  • Sep 22, 2014: Three players have been dismissed for 99 on Test debut. But did anyone score 99 in his last Test?

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  • Rahane record?
  • Sep 9, 2014: Ajinkya Rahane took four catches for India against England at Edgbaston. Is he the first fielder to do this in a T20 international?

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  • Stumped
  • Sep 2, 2014: Does MS Dhoni hold the record for the most stumpings in international cricket?

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  • Mahela magic
  • Aug 26, 2014: Mahela Jayawardene made half-centuries in his first and last Test innings. How many other people have done this?

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  • England's India ironmen
  • Aug 22, 2014: Gary Ballance scored 503 runs in the series against India. Was this a record for England?

  • England v India, 5th Test
  • Role model Moeen setting high standard
  • Aug 13, 2014: His rapid improvement with the ball has been integral to England coming from behind to lead the series - but that is just one area where Moeen Ali continues to impress

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  • Quick return to the pavilion
  • Aug 13, 2014: India were 8 for 4 in the fourth Test against England. How many worse starts than this have there been?

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  • Mahela's misfortune
  • Aug 11, 2014: Has anyone scored a century and a duck in the same Test more often than Mahela Jayawardene?

  • England v India, 4th Test
  • Wet Sunday mocks Indian capitulation
  • Aug 10, 2014: It rained all day in Manchester on what would have been the fourth day of the fourth Test, had India not thrown away their wickets on Saturday

  • Ask Steven
  • Test cricket toil
  • Aug 7, 2014: I heard that James Anderson was the second bowler to bowl more than 500 overs in Test cricket in successive years. Who was the first?

  • England v India, 4th Test
  • Unsettled India bank on batsmen
  • Aug 6, 2014: England have not won successive Tests or a series since the summer of 2013, and this is their last opportunity to score a victory until the 2015 World Cup

  • England v India, 3rd Test
  • England find their upward curve
  • Jul 31, 2014: There will doubtless be tough days ahead but England appear to have turned a corner. ESPNcricinfo assesses where the team is after levelling the series

  • England v India
  • Anderson England's guilty pleasure
  • Jul 31, 2014: There is an uncomfortable recognition that the beauty of James Anderson's cricket comes with a professionalism that has been taken to the limits

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  • Standing tall
  • Jul 26, 2014: Further to the last-wicket record by Joe Root and Jimmy Anderson in the first Test against India, what's the best stand by a No.10 and No.11?

  • England v India
  • Cook's lonely battle to survive
  • Jul 24, 2014: England did not have an official training session at the Ageas Bowl on Thursday, but Alastair Cook had an extra net session with coach Peter Moores

  • England
  • Burnout worries after deathly slog
  • Jul 13, 2014: The opening Test may have ended with the levity of Alastair Cook taking a Test wicket in a match where his captaincy showed encouraging signs but England should be assisted more by their system rather than hindered

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