Stop the obituaries, England's win over India shows Test cricket is alive and well - and the public want more

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Stop the obituaries, England's win over India shows Test cricket is alive and well - and the public want more

The conditions were favourable to a side with four quick bowlers on form, and it was a superb toss to win, but England have shown, after a dismal winter last year, that they are capable of being a stunning side.

They certainly stunned India: but they, and their opponents, did something even more important. They have shown that for all the pessimism of the halfwits who run cricket, the Test game remains without peer.

Despite interruptions for rain, the past three days at Lord̢۪s have been gripping. The atmosphere among the crowd, especially, has been one of excitement and expectation.

We were all present not just at a sporting occasion, but at an event central to our culture and our way of life....

Source: Google News India | Netizen 24 India

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