After guiding India to a comprehensive 10-wicket win in the third Test against England, spinner Axar Patel said he would want the wicket to remain the same for the fourth and final Test of the series. Courtesy: BCCI Twitter
India, leading 2-1 in the series, struggled to make runs and lost crucial wickets early in the day, including skipper Virat Kohli who failed to score. But Pant put on 113 for the seventh wicket with Sundar to hit back after the England bowlers reduced India to 146 for six at one stage.
While there is still speculation over the kind of wicket that will be dished out for the fourth and final Test between India and England at the Narendra Modi Stadium here, the visitors are preparing for the worst, expecting the ball to turn from ball one.
England and Joe Root scared the wits out of India by trouncing the hosts in the Chennai Test. But India bounced back in style (“India crush England by 10 wickets inside two days, take 2-1 lead in series,” Feb. 25, Gulf Today).
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