Late England flurry hides a far from vintage spectacle against India

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Late England flurry hides a far from vintage spectacle against India

It was a relief after one and two-thirds miserable days to get play at Lord’s, but it was far from a typical Saturday at what the MCC likes to call “the home of cricket”.

Normally by Saturday, the game is either further advanced or we are dealing with innings totals so high that there is scope for the fortunes of the match to fluctuate. Saturday's fluctuations were few and far between for the most part, and by tea, it was clear that India were going to have turn in an epic batting performance in their second innings or hope for a return of the rain to avoid a thrashing.

When England were four wickets down for 89, one started to fear that India might be in again by tea and the game all but over...

Source: Google News India | Netizen 24 India

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