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England misread Mohali pitch, says Cook

Alastair Cook (right) and James Anderson

By: Eastern Eye Staff

ENGLAND captain Alastair Cook misread the pitch in Mohali and was left to rue going into the third test against India with three spinners, he said today (29). The dry look of the surface at the Punjab Cricket Association Stadium prompted England to pick three slow bowlers and the move failed as India won the match by eight wickets to move 2-0 ahead in the series. “I think all of us probably misread this pitch,” Cook told reporters. “If we’d known what we know now, we would’ve probably gone with four seamers and two spinners, because the seamers are always…

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