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Ind vs Eng: Five things to look at Oval Test

LONDON : England is on the verge of putting to bed one of the most trying chapters in its test cricket history. India could still extend it, however, in the fifth and final test at
India TV News Desk August 15, 2014 11:15 IST
India TV News Desk
LONDON : England is on the verge of putting to bed one of the most trying chapters in its test cricket history. India could still extend it, however, in the fifth and final test at the Oval starting on Friday.
  


A summer for England that began with a first ever test series defeat on home soil to Sri Lanka worsened when India won the second test at Lord's to lead this series 1-0. With his captaincy and position on the line, and at risk of losing his main bowler, Alastair Cook led his side's fightback at the Rose Bowl and Old Trafford to be in front 2-1.
   
Humiliated by an innings and 54-run defeat at Old Trafford, India can still save face by winning the final test and tying the series. Here are five things to know ahead of the match: