Fifth Test preview: Grand Old Trafford prepares for a finale to savour

ENGLAND and India will head to Old Trafford on Friday still with everything to play for in what is turning out to be the most dramatic Test series in this country since the 2005 Ashes.
After the drawn opener at Trent Bridge, these two teams have served up drama in vast quantities at Lord’s, Headingley and The Oval.
They will be determined to sign off in style in Manchester this week, with England coach Chris Silverwood admitting the series can already be classed as epic.
“There’s been some good cricket already by both sides and we know India are a very good side,” he said. “They’re diffi...

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