The ICC has fined James Anderson 15 per cent of his match fee following his reaction to an unsuccessful review of an lbw decision on Virat Kohli.

Ben Stokes struck two late blows – including grabbing the key wicket of Virat Kohli – as England seized control of the fifth Test against India on Saturday. 

A relieved Alastair Cook was pleased to make a contribution in his farewell Test appearance for England after rolling back the years against India at the Oval.

Alastair Cook marked the start of his farewell England appearance with a half-century but the hosts slumped from 133-1 to 198-7 on the opening day of the fifth Test against India. 

England's Alastair Cook opened the batting against India at the Oval in his final Test before going into international retirement.

Vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane insists India have no need to make excuses for their Test-series defeat to England, as he feels the hosts have simply been the better side. 

England captain Joe Root is determined to send the retiring Alastair Cook out with a win, despite having already sealed the Test series against India. 

Jonny Bairstow will resume wicketkeeping duties while Moeen Ali will bat at number three for England in the fifth Test against India, which starts on Friday.

Head coach Ravi Shastri has defended India's results in England, pointing out that his side have outperformed all of those who have gone before in the last 20 years. 

A loss of a mental edge led Alastair Cook to call time on his international cricket career, the England opener having considered his future for the past six months.

Alastair Cook has signed a new three-year contract with Essex after announcing his retirement from international cricket.

James Vince has dropped out of the England squad for the fifth Test against India, while Alastair Cook is set to make his final international appearance.

Alastair Cook will end his glittering international cricket career after the fifth Test between England and India. 

England will be without Alastair Cook for the first time in 160 Tests when they face Sri Lanka in November after he announced he is retiring from international cricket. 

After 12 years, 160 matches and more than 12,000 runs, Alastair Cook has confirmed the fifth Test against India at the Oval on Friday will be his last. 

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