Ravichandran Ashwin feels that the current Wankhede pitch is pretty similar to the one on which they lost to England four years back.

“When we played (against) England last here, the morning of the first day wicket was a bit damp, it spun a little and it was absolutely flat on day 2 and 3. I see very similar traits here. We got out of jail and got to 330-340 the last time we played them here,” said the off spinner.

“If we could have got one more wicket, we were on the course to do that (it would have been better), but probably we will come out tomorrow (today) morning and try and snap couple of wickets and see how quickly we can stall their innings,” said Ashwin.

He seemed satisfied with his post tea spell. “I thought the rewards for that spell came for what I did in the afternoon session because I thought I bowled a really good spell then to (Keaton) Jennings and Moeen Ali and got (Joe) Root out. I thought that was one of the better spells of the day and got rewards for it as soon as I came back in the third spell.”

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