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, 5th Test, Day 3; 17 Aug 14

    Sun, 17 Aug 14

    Duration:
    51 mins

    Available:
    4 days remaining

    England crushed India by an innings and 244 runs to claim victory in the fifth and final Test. Joe Root scored a superb unbeaten 149, helping the hosts to a massive first innings total of 486 runs. They then skittled out the tourists for just 94 runs, sealing a 3-1 series victory. Hear reaction from the England camp, including an emotional Alastair Cook, head coach Peter Moores and man of the series Jimmy Anderson. Former India captain Sunil Gavaskar gives a harsh appraisal of his countrymen’s performance. Jonathan Agnew, Geoffrey Boycott, Phil Tufnell and Michael Vaughan review the Test and the series as a whole.

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  • Eng v Ind, 5th Test, Day 2; 16 Aug 14

    Sat, 16 Aug 14

    Duration:
    28 mins

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    A dominating day with the bat helped England tighten their grip on the Test. There were much needed runs again for captain Alastair Cook, who hit 79. Joe Root scored an unbeaten 92, helping the hosts close on 385-7, a lead of 237. Geoffrey Boycott and Jonathan Agnew assess the day's play. Gary Ballance shares his views on his team's performance. Also, Charles Dagnall is joined by Ebony Rainford-Brent to reflect on England women's six wicket defeat to India. Captain Charlotte Edwards gives her reaction to the disappointing result.

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  • View From the Boundary 16 Aug 14

    Sat, 16 Aug 14

    Duration:
    31 mins

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    Jonathan Agnew is joined by journalist and writer Peter Oborne. The political commentator shares the story behind his award-winning Basil D'Oliveira biography. He also talks about cricket in Pakistan, the subject of his latest title.

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  • Eng v Ind, 5th Test, Day 1; 15 Aug 14

    Fri, 15 Aug 14

    Duration:
    14 mins

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    An extraordinary batting collapse by India put England in control of the 5th and final Test. After winning the toss and electing to field, England reduced the tourists to 90-9 before a last wicket partnership of 58 between Dhoni and Sharma provided some resistance and helped them to a first innings total of 148. In response, the hosts closed on 62-0. Jonathan Agnew and Geoffrey Boycott review the day's play. Reaction from the England camp comes from Chris Woakes.

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  • Fixture Congestion 15 Aug 14

    Fri, 15 Aug 14

    Duration:
    30 mins

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    Jonathan Agnew investigates England's upcoming cricket schedule, which will see them play 17 Tests within a 9 month period next year. Hear from ICC general manager Geoff Allardice, who explains how Test schedule's are compiled. managing director of England cricket Paul Downton tells us how the team hope to cope with the task of competing in so many matches. Chief executive of the player's union Angus Porter and former England captain Michael Vaughan give their views on the effect this is having on the game and suggest ways in which players may be able to deal with the challenge.

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