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England have won a Test Series in India after a long gap of 28 years. The Alastair Cook led team defeated India 2-1 following a draw in the dull Nagpur Test.

England are all set to win a Test Series in India after a long gap of 27 years following two and a half solid sessions of batting today at the VCA Stadium in Nagpur. India, who have been desperate to win this fourth and final Test to force a Series draw seem to have conceded that the game is heading towards a stalemate with the 22 yards surface remaining to be lifeless for the spinners.

Haryana managed to escape with a draw against England XI in a four-day tour match at the B Ground in Motera.

England were kept on the field for most part of the third day’s play at the Sardar Patel Stadium B Ground in Motera as Haryana went onto put up 334 on the board.

England’s no.3 batsman Jonathan Trott believes that his team has been preparing well for the upcoming Test Series in India.

England had a good batting practice on the second day’s play of their warm-up match against the Suresh Raina led India A at the Brabourne Stadium in Mumbai.

South Africa held onto a 51-run victory in the Lord’s Test to complete a 2-0 Series win. As a result of this series win, South Africa have now replaced England as the World No.1 Test Team.

England fought hard against the second new ball to finish Day 1 at 267 for 3 with opener Alastair Cook batting through with an unbeaten century. Cook is batting on 114* (from 283 balls with 11 fours and a six) and has got Ian Bell (10*) at the crease to stretch England towards a big first innings total.