Arup Dey traveled more than 800 miles to Kolkata, stood in line from 4 a.m. for a ticket and watched his cricket idol Sachin Tendulkar lose his wicket early in the second-last match of his record 24-year career.
Andrew Strauss quit cricket after a 3 1/2-year stint as England Test captain in which the team attained the No. 1 ranking and beat archrival Australia home and away in Ashes series. He’s replaced by Alastair Cook.
England recovered to reach 267-3 at stumps on the opening day of the first cricket Test against South Africa after losing captain Andrew Strauss on the fourth ball of the match. Alastair Cook got his 20th Test century.