(Note to readers: 'The Enemy Camp' will be the tongue-in-cheek name for Yahoo! Cricket's coverage of the English press during India's tour of England.)
Alastair Cook missed out on a well-deserved triple century by six runs, but his marathon knock saw England declare their first innings at Edgbaston on 710 for 7 declared; with which Andrew Strauss’ team has taken one step closer to usurping India from their ranking as the No. 1 Test team.
Scyld Berry pays tribute to Cook’s effort in this well-written article in The Daily Telegraph. And, writing in the same paper, Simon Hughes feels with his second Test century, Eoin Morgan has closed the debate on who should be England’s No. 6 batsman.
A telling indictment of how Sehwag’s king pair sums up India’s tour of England so far in this article. Vic Marks compares India’s woes to in the series to the ones usually suffered by lesser county cricket teams.
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