IND vs ENG: England after winning the opening Test have lost two consecutive matches.

England spin bowling coach Jeetan Patel said he expected the fourth and final Test pitch to be a spinning track as well, but added that the visitors are eager to “punch back” from two straight losses.

England did not expect the third Test pitch at Motera to spin so quickly, but despite this, the outcome of the match could have been different had the spectators scored over 200 runs in their first innings, with new spin bowling coach Jeetan Patel on Monday Said to

England scored 112 and 81 runs in two innings after batting and was caught by Indian spinners, led by Ravichandran Ashwin and Axar Patel, who took 19 England wickets and lost the first Test by 10 wickets within two days. . .

“Look, this is India, this is Asia. We expect to get spinning surfaces, maybe we didn’t expect to take a spin as soon as possible and so the line-up we took was a tough one to play. Was the pitch. ” We were on the wrong side of it, ”Patel said at a virtual media conference.

“In the first innings when we won the toss, 112 was not moving enough on any surface – spinning, flat, or seaming. We were excited when we bowled India out for 140-odd. But again in it Did not click. Second innings.

“If we scored 200 or 230 in the first innings, the game could have been different.”

Patel said England expected a fourth and final Test pitch, which would start in Ahmedabad on Thursday, would also be a spinning track but said visitors are eager to “punch back” from two straight losses.

“The performances of Axar and Ashwin have really been a question of the series. They have been fantastic and they have to compete now. The conversation is not to go away from being positive and (we) are looking to score.

He said, “One thing England faced recently and punch against it. I hope the fourth Test match is on a spinning wicket and we have to find a way to make sure that if we win the toss So how do we put it? He said, “I think we hope and I expect the team to come back very hard.”

He said the pink ball did not behave the way England thought it would “in terms of the pitch”.

The 40-year-old former New Zealand spinner, who has played 24 Tests, said, “Pink Ball reacted differently and the way we thought it wouldn’t. We had a plan but it didn’t quite work.” ” 43 ODIs and 11 T20Is.

Asked if there would be changes in the team for the fourth Test, he said, “Not necessarily. It will be about being smart about how we go with it.”

“There were actually a lot of unknowns in the pink ball and it would react in the context of a wicket we didn’t know. You’re never sure how things are going to play in Asia.”

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