Mumbai memory offers England hope
November 23-27, 2012Start time 0930 local (0400 GMT)
India’s victory in the opening Test in Ahmedabad went perfectly to plan. England capitulated against India’s spinners, just as everybody suspected they might, and even Alastair Cook’s wonderfully defiant hundred after England followed on had the air of a new Test captain merely delaying the inevitable.
It will all deepen the conviction that India are strong favourites in this four-Test series, poised to avenge their thrashing in England last summer. But Mumbai always has good bounce and urban legend has it…
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