But, as far as the Indian batting goes, there have been some positives with players such as Rahane, Dhoni, Murli Vijay amongst the runs. Virat Kohli, Shikhar Dhawan, Pujara have all been getting starts, but have not been able to convert their starts into big innings. There is no dearth of talent in the Indian team as far as batting is concerned, it is time for them to unite and show their mettle, else there are a number of batsmen waiting in the wings as well for the future.
On the other hand, the English team may be upbeat after ending a run of 10 Tests without a win after their comprehensive victory against India. They would like to come up with a repeat performance, where both their batsmen as well as the bowlers delivered.
Alistair Cook finally came up with a good innings, when he was under severe pressure, so he is going to hold the key for the English team when he comes onto bat. Apart from Cook, Bell has also looked impressive in the series along with Ballance. Their opening bowling pair of Stuart Broad and James Anderson have been performing consistently and threating the Indian batsmen. The story is not going to change, but the Indians need a way to find a way out.