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Ravi Shastri that India would be looking to play a couple of practice games when they tour Australia later in the year.
At 87 per cent, India’s catch conversion rate during the Test series in England has been their second best in the last five years.
"That's your opinion, thank you very much," that was Virat Kohli's retort when questions were raised on Ravi Shastri's best Indian team claim after the crushing Test series loss to England.
McGrath finished his career with 563 wickets from 124 Tests, and coincidentally, his last Test wicket was none other than Anderson.
The defeat in England added to the team's poor statistics on foreign soil, a tour of South Africa earlier this year being another missed opportunity.
Jimmy Anderson overtook Australia's Glenn McGrath to become the most successful fast bowler in Test history, with 564 wickets.
Joe Root's England side are now just one point behind South Africa and Australia, who are both on 106 points with the former marginally ahead on decimal points.
What started as a tour that was supposed to let India stamp their authority has ended as a series of what could have been.
Indian opener KL Rahul took his overnight 46 to 108 not with some dazzling boundaries to illuminate a murky morning.
The veteran did not disappoint the 19,000 spectators at the south London ground, reaching his 33rd century in 161 Tests in bizarre fashion, courtesy of four overthrows.
Cook said that he had "nothing left in the tank" but what he didn't say was that there was a last ounce present and it was meant for the 'Three Lions'.
Cook's 181-run third-wicket partnership with his successor as captain, Joe Root, who is unbeaten on 92, has taken England's lead to 283.
Ravindra Jadeja is exceptional, we're happy he played just last Test: England assistant coach Paul Farbrace
Coming into bat at number 8, Jadeja scored his ninth Test half-century to rescue India from 160-6 to 292 in the first innings.
If 134 runs in 10 innings was the abysmal statistic that the current India skipper had to take back home with him, Rahul has one more chance to make his 150 runs, 9 innings burden slightly lesser.
India still trail England by 158 runs with four wickets in hand and three days of play remaining.