India vs England, 4th Test: Former cricketers, experts analyse visitor’s loss on Twitter

Mumbai: India thrashed England by an innings and 36 runs in the fourth Test at Mumbai on Monday to claim the five-match series 3-0.

England were bowled out for 195 in the morning session of the fifth day, after resuming on the overnight score of to 182/6 in their second innings, and still trailing by 49 runs.

Jonny Bairstow (51) was the first to get out in the morning, followed by Ben Stokes (18), Adil Rashid (2), James Anderson (2). Star off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin dismantled England, picking up 6/55 in the second innings to take 12 wickets in the match. Kohli was adjudged Man of the Match for his career-best 235.

In the end, England were completely outplayed, and regained the Anthony de Mello Trophy after losing it against Alastair Cook’s men in 2012.

Were India too strong for England or did the visitors simply let down their guard at Mumbai? Let’s go through some Twitter reactions as former cricketers and cricket journalists weighed in on what ails Cook and Co.

Courtesy: Kohli’s 235 and Ashwin’s 12-wicket haul

Shot selection on Day 5 was indeed questionable

Fair point

Sehwag was in some hurry 

Pretty straightforward, eh?

A record England won’t be proud of! 

True that 

With inputs from IANS 

First Published On : Dec 12, 2016 13:18 IST

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