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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.
The Indian skipper was full of praise for two centurions KL Rahul and Rishabh Pant, who raised visions of an improbable victory for the visitors on the final day.
Sharma has played a total of 86 Test for India taking 250 wickets with an economy rate of 3.25.
Jasprit Bumrah strikes twice as England struggle to reach 57 vs India at lunch on Day 1 of fourth Test
Bumrah was handed the new ball and he posed problems to the English batsmen from the very beginning.
Meanwhile, England have included Moeen Ali and Sam Curran in the starting XI.
McGrath, who played his last Test in 2007, expects Anderson to surpass his record and that it will then stand the test of time.
In most cases, you need to take 20 wickets to win a Test and therefore, the onus is on the bowlers to script fairy tales.
Virender Sehwag, Bishan Singh Bedi and VVS Laxman were among those who lamented the lack of fight shown by India in the second Test against England.
The skipper said the demons in the head have to be conquered.
England reduced India to 11 for two in 6.3 overs before heavens opened up to halt the proceedings.
India brought Cheteshwar Pujara and Kuldeep Yadav in place of Shikhar Dhawan and Umesh Yadav in the playing XI, while England Chris Woakes replaced Ben Stokes, who is facing trial for affray.
India lost the first Test here by 31 runs after two successive batting collapses, during which Kohli stood out with his heroics -- a hundred in the first innings and a half century in the second essay
The defiant Indian captain, who saw his batting colleagues perishing one after another, was batting on 43 and giving him company was Dinesh Karthik when the stumps were drawn for the day.
Gritty Virat Kohli stands tall amidst ruins as India score 274 against England on Day 2 of first Test
Kohli's 149 in a single innings is 15 runs more than his aggregate of 134 runs in 10 knocks during the disastrous tour of 2014.
Rahane said that they have had ample practice and the rest will come down to mindset.