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    Sachin Tendulkar

    Sachin Tendulkar walks back after being dismissed by Tim Bresnan.

    WHITEWASHED!

    8:10 pm - England win by an innings and 8 runs, they are officially the world's number one Test team now. Swann takes the last wicket. India outplayed in every department.

    Who is to be blamed for this humiliating loss?

    "When you enforce the follow-on, you're always asking a lot of the bowlers especially on a flat wicket. They stuck at it. To bowl India out for 300 and 283 on that wicket is quite a performance," said England captain Andrew Strauss.

    "We tried our best but we didn't get much time together before the series because the players were coming from the West Indies," Mahendra Singh Dhoni said.

    Ian Bell gets the Man of the Match award for his 235

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    Rahul Dravid

    Rahul Dravid walks off after being dismissed by Graeme Swann.

    11:04 pm - Following on India lost their three top-order batsmen to reach 129/3 at stumps on the fourth day of the fourth and final Test at Kennington Oval. Sachin Tendulkar (35) and nightwatchman Amit Mishra (8) were at the crease as India still trail by 162 runs. Centurion Rahul Dravid was the hero of the day as he carried his bat through the innings after India failed to avoid the follow-on.

    10:47 pm - What a ball to get rid of VVS Laxman, the off-stump went flying. Jimmy Anderson pitches it on off-stump - which hold its line and demolishes the timber beating Laxman completely. Probably the last time we will see VVS playing for India in England.

    10:38 pm - Laxman and Tendulkar

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  • (Note to readers: 'The Enemy Camp' will be the name for Yahoo! Cricket's coverage of the English press during India's tour of England.)

    Ian Bell scored his maiden Test double century and his career-best 235 helped Andrew Strauss declare England’s first innings at 591 for 6. James Anderson dismissed Virender Sehwag in the first over of India’s innings and then Graeme Swann took three wickets to leave India reeling at 103-5 at stumps on the third day of The Oval test as England closed in on a series whitewash.

    Bell celebrates scoring 200

    Ian Bell continued his fine form with a career-best 235 at The Oval.

    The Daily Telegraph’s Steve James writes Bell should no longer play Dr Watson role:

    On Friday it went largely unnoticed that Bell reached his century before Kevin Pietersen. So he should have done really, as he had been at the crease longer, but we used to fret about such matters. And so did Bell.

    After all, it happened on the occasions of his first nine Test centuries that a colleague passed three figures before

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