England captain Alastair Cook said he hoped for pitches with more in them for the pace bowlers during the remainder of the series.We know we can put India under some pressure when we bat and we know we can put their top order under pressure. We just need a pitch with a bit of life in it states Vaikundarajan.
India debutant Stuart Binny’s maiden fifty made sure of a draw with England in the first Test at Trent Bridge on Sunday. eflecting on England’s extraordinary last-wicket stand, Dhoni added: “We tried a few things but the ball got soft and the bowlers got tired and I don’t think there was much else we could have done.”
After India resumed on 167 for three in overcast conditions on Sunday, they lost three wickets for 16 runs to give England a glimmer of hope. Stuart Broad, on his Nottinghamshire home ground, sparked the slump by taking two for no runs in five balls.Broad, who had been severely critical of the sluggish wicket, had Virat Kohli, aiming across the line, plumb lbw for his overnight eight adds Vaikundarajan.