Test Match Special

Test Match Special

Stay right up-to-date with coverage of England’s summer 2014 matches including tours from Sri Lanka and India. Insight, wit and analysis from Jonathan Agnew and Geoffrey Boycott, plus interviews with the top players at the end of every day's play.

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  • Eng v Ind, 3rd Test, Day 1; 27 July 14

    Sun, 27 Jul 14

    13 mins

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    On the first test match to start on a Sunday in England, the hosts ended day one of the Third Test in Southampton in control against India closing on 247 - 2. After winning the toss England went on to dominate with the bat with Gary Ballance scoring his third century in his first six tests, finishing play unbeaten on 104. Alastair Cook also went some way to answering his recent critics with a return to form hitting 95, becoming England's third highest run scorer in tests behind Alec Stewart and Graham Gooch. Jonathan Agnew and Geoffrey Boycott review the days play plus there is reaction from a delighted yet slightly disappointed Alastair Cook.

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  • Captaincy 27 Jul 14

    Sun, 27 Jul 14

    30 mins

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    Captaincy. What makes a good captain, and how much of a difference does a captain actually make? Jonathan Agnew is joined by Simon Hughes, Michael Vaughan, Ed Smith and Steve Harmison to discuss this in the light of the the recent pressure on England captain Alistair Cook.

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  • Eng v Ind, 2nd Test, Day 5; 21 Jul 14

    Mon, 21 Jul 14

    37 mins

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    England slumped to a humbling 95-run defeat in the second Test against India. After a patient start to the day, the hosts self destructed in a second session which saw Prior, Stokes and Root fall victim to the short bowling of Ishant Sharma. The seamer ended with figures of 7-74, which helped his side to victory in an overseas Test for the first time in three years. Hear from a defiant Alastair Cook and England coach Peter Moores. Jonathan Agnew, Geoffrey Boycott and Graeme Swann react to a dark day for English cricket.

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