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Of all the surprises (good and bad) to be found in Ridley Scott's sci-fi spectacular, I was most struck to discover an unlikely stowaway aboard the fated spaceship: 19th Century Polish composer Frédéric Chopin.
England are keeping a thin grasp on the first Test in Galle, thanks to a partnership between Pietersen and Trott that took them to close of play on 111-2.
This is countertenor Andreas Scholl's first Bach recording for Decca. He holds worldwide acclaim and is regularly hailed as the "world's greatest countertenor". His superstardom, however, has not stopped him from honouring the works of a certain composer that he has known since the age of nine: Bach.
If you were one of those who followed the first test over the last five days, you will have no doubts whatsoever in your mind that England was the better of the two sides and India kept playing catch up all the time, only to succumb before the sun had set on the pristine turf at Lord's.