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The newly-laid Motera track in Ahmedabad became a subject of debate after India crushed England inside two days in the third Test to go 2-1 up in the four-match series.
While a few blamed the pitch, which is a rank turner, others blamed lack of application from England batsmen.
Ashwin has already taken 17 wickets in the series against England so far and is expected to add some more to his kitty in the third Test beginning here on Wednesday
Kohli added that England, who too capitulated for 58 in their last pink ball Test against New Zealand in Auckland, also won't be affected by a one-off dismal show.
India and England play the third of the four Test series at the Sardar Patel Stadium in Motera from Wednesday
Paine's captaincy has been questioned after he launched an ugly verbal tirade at India's Ravi Ashwin and Smith was accused of foul play after appearing to scuff up batsman Rishabh Pant's guard at the crease
Australia dismiss set openers after setting 407-run target; Visitors end day at 98//2 with Pujara and Rahane at crease
Ravindra Jadeja is out of first two Tests against England. He will need 4-6 weeks minimum to recuperate and complete rehab which rules him out of first 2 tests, said BCCI source
Pujara has been criticised for his ultra-defensive approach in the series so far and instead of propping up his team's response to Australia's first innings total of 338 all out
Pujara scored 50 off 176 balls as his slow batting helped Australia gain complete control of the third Test with an overall lead of 197 runs
The cricket heavyweights take new-look opening partnerships into the high-stakes match
There have been reports that due to strict health protocol rules in the state of Queensland, the Indian team need to undergo another round of hard quarantine in Brisbane
The Indian batsman suffered the injury while batting in the nets
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