England have been lastly put out of their distress on Saturday as an embarrassing Take a look at sequence in opposition to India resulted in essentially the most becoming means potential: with a top-order batting collapse.
After succumbing to a fast defeat inside two days within the third Take a look at, the fourth was determined inside three as India claimed a 3-1 sequence victory by an innings and 25 runs.
Solely Dan Lawrence may depart the sphere along with his head held excessive for the toursits as India’s spinners Ravi Ashwin and Axar Patel ripped by means of England but once more, bowling them out for 135 of their second innings.
Lawrence was the one batsman to go 50 as Ashwin and Patel took all ten wickets, lowering England to 30-Four at one level after one other prime order collapse.
Whereas controversy over the Ahmedabad pitch provided England an excuse for his or her humiliation final week, Darren Gough insists there might be no hiding from this ‘horrendous’ show.
“When there’s been a bit of bit within the wicket, we’ve simply not been ok technically,” the previous England bowler stated on commentary for talkSPORT 2.
“We’ve not had the fitting mindset. We will speak about having a gameplan, however each recreation the highest order goes.
“This can be a good cricket pitch, it’s an absolute belter. It’s acquired a bit in it for the seamer, a bit of bit for the spinner, however in the event you keep on the crease and get in, you’ll be able to go on and rating like Washington Sundar did and like Rishabh Pant did.”
He added: “I simply suppose we haven’t discovered a technique to play in opposition to them [Ashwin and Patel], it’s been troublesome with the circumstances favouring them, however it is a good pitch with not a lot taking place.
“We’ve simply not acquired the talents to manage in opposition to the 2 actually prime quality spinners that India have gotten.
“It’s simply horrendous, isn’t it? It’s simply been a extremely horrendous recreation for England.”