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  • With a record fifth-day crowd packing into Lord's Cricket Ground to watch the scintillating final day of the first Test between England and India on Monday, it's hard to believe that Test cricket is in trouble.

    How Test Cricket Can Be Saved

  • Initially the mystery bowler who Allan Border couldn't pick at all, he evolved into the consummate offspinner of our age, as lethal on a first-day pitch as he was on a fifth-day crumbler.

    Pakistan find a corner of Birmingham to be very much like home

  • There was a chance to bowl Graeme Swann again, too, on a fifth-day pitch to show that he remains England ' s trump card.

    Australia Toil as Records Fall

  • A good many of these Indians, however, have abandoned the fifth-day superstition, the sun worship, and are cleaned or washed at once and get up as soon as they feel able to go about their work.

    Labor Among Primitive Peoples

  • Concealer of my secret, Haykar; and do thou forthright on receipt of this present levy thy host and all that be under thee with arms and armour complete, and march them to meet me on fifth-day [FN#37] at the Buk'at Nisrin.

    Arabian nights. English

  • Randiv, who returned with match figures of nine for 162 - failed to apply any pressure on the free-stroking Indian middle-order batsmen, who held their nerve on a turning fifth-day track to go past the 257-run second-inning target.

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  • Sri Lanka's bowlers - with the exception of off-spinner Suraj Randiv, who returned with match figures of nine for 162 - failed to apply any pressure on the free-stroking Indian middle-order batsmen, who held their nerve on a turning fifth-day track to go past the 257-run second-inning target.

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  • "Presumably Strauss was looking a long way ahead and assumes Swann will be able to bowl us to victory on the fifth-day result pitch," muses John Starbuck, "This would be a good strategy only if we can get to the fifth day."

    The Guardian World News

  • England lost the Test series against West Indies after their brave fifth-day victory bid was foiled at the death.

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  • ANDREW STRAUSS will try to conjure up a freak fifth-day win - but he looks doomed

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