India vs England 2014: Day 3, 5th Test - As it happened...

India`s recent saga of spineless performances touched a new low as they crashed to a humiliating innings and 244 runs defeat well inside three days in the fifth and final cricket Test against England, who clinched the series with a 3-1 margin, here on Sunday.

5th Test: Joe Root runs riot before India slump again

Joe Root`s dashing 149 not out added to India`s misery as England looked to seal a 3-1 series win in the fifth and final Test at The Oval on Sunday.

India vs England: 5th Test, Day 2 - As it happened...

England dominated Day 2 of the fifth Test against India at the Oval in London.

5th Test, Day 1: England in firm control after India`s batting collapse

India`s embarrassing sequence of batting failure continued as they produced yet another spineless display to be skittled out for a paltry 148 and give the advantage to England on the very first day of the fifth and final cricket Test, here on Friday.

India vs England 2014: 5th Test, Day 1 – As it happened...

Live updates from Day 1 of the fifth Test between India and England being played at The Oval, London.

England vs India 2014: 5th Test - Preview

Battered and bruised in the last two matches, it will be a test of character for India`s underperforming players as they go into the fifth and final Test against England here Friday, hoping to restore their pride and level the series.

Can Ishant Sharma help India save their pride in 5th Test?

The good news for MS Dhoni-led team is that their most experienced speedster on the tour and hero of the Lord`s Test is looking match fit.

Martin Crowe says Mahendra Singh Dhoni`s Test captaincy illogical

New Zealand batting great Martin Crowe has slammed the "illogical" captaincy of Mahendra Singh Dhoni in the ongoing Test series in England and feels India would be better off without his leadership in the longest format.

India vs England 2014: Can Mahendra Singh Dhoni afford to miss a practice session?

It would be a do-or-die situation for Team India in the fifth and final Test at The Oval, as the tourists are 2-1 down in the series. Everyone expects Indian players to work harder at nets and attend all the practice sessions before The Oval Test, scheduled to start from Friday.

Ind vs Eng: MS Dhoni`s selection dilemma ahead of Oval Test

The fifth and final Test of the series between India and England is scheduled to start on August 15, at The Oval. But before it starts, the major challenge in front of Indian skipper, MS Dhoni, would be to select the playing XI.

India vs England: MS Dhoni skips practice, Ishant Sharma fit for 5th Test

In the build-up to the fifth and final Test against England, India today regrouped here at the Oval as they looked to put behind the disappointment of their embarrassing innings defeat in the last game, even though skipper MS Dhoni was a notable absentee at the nets.

India vs England 2014: Virat Kohli, Cheteshwar Pujara need to deliver in 5th Test

As another overseas series loss looms over the Indian team, the tourists need their two main batsmen – Virat Kohli and Cheteshwar Pujara – to fire in the fifth and the final Test.

Manchester loss raises doubt over India`s ability to fightback

India`s abject surrender in the fourth cricket Test against England has come under attack from former cricketers, some of whom have raised serious questions marks over the team`s ability to stage a fightback in the final match of the series, starting August 15 at The Oval.

The Ashes: Steve Smith is growing in stature

Steve Peter Smith scored yet another Test century on Friday in the fifth and final Test of return Ashes. His ton couldn`t have come at a better time than this. At one stage, when the hosts were reeling at 97 for five, Smith stitched a 128-run partnership with Brad Haddin for the sixth wicket to bring the team back on track.

The Ashes: Joe Root dropped for 5th Test; three players make debut for England

As a result of his poor show in the ongoing Ashes series, England dropped Joe Root from their playing even against Australia for the fifth and the final Test match to be played at the Sydney Cricket Ground beginning from Thursday.

Clarke safe from boo boys as Australia eye sweep

It`s a fair bet Michael Clarke won`t be booed at the Sydney Cricket Ground this week when he sets out to become just the third Australia captain to achieve a 5-0 sweep over England in an Ashes series.

The Ashes 5th Test, Day 5: England vs Australia - As it happened...

Live updates from the fifth and final day of the fifth Test between England and Australia of the Ashes series.

5th Ashes Test, Day 4: Rain spoils Australia's chances

Live updates from the Day 4 of the fifth and final Test of the Ashes series.

5th Ashes Test, Day 3: Australia vs England - As it happened...

Live updates from the Day 3 of the fifth and final Test of the Ashes series.

5th Ashes Test, Day 2: England vs Australia - As it happened...

Live updates from the Day 2 of the fifth and final Test of the Ashes series.