He told bcci.tv that he felt under-prepared. What they won't show is the fact that India struggled to pull off a draw in its home condition, an occasion which is rare in the recent past, and to be able to do that to India , it's no less than a victory for England.
Smith is now top-ranked batsmen in the world, with 15 centuries to his name in 45 Tests, but his role as a captain has been under the scanner following five successive Test defeats that also saw Australia slip to third from first in the team rankings.
Gautam Gambhir was dropped from the squad in the second Test when KL Rahul regained full fitness. Dhawan didn't find a place in the squad either. Virat Kohli's side moved 1-0 up in the five-Test series on Monday with a comprehensive 246-run victory in Visakhapatnam. India squad for remaining Test matches: Virat Kohli (C), KL Rahul, Murali Vijay , Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane, Karun Nair, Wriddhiman Saha, Hardik Pandya, R Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Jayant Yadav, Amit Mishra, ...
The avalanche of points was interrupted as Fiji conjured a well-worked try, using their forwards to drive through the middle before exploiting an overlap with wing Nadolo crossing in the left corner. There is also a decent chance of the versatile Daly starting on the wing in place of May, with Marland Yarde having returned to Harlequins on Tuesday.
Their next opponent is against the winless 0-11 Cleveland Browns . Cutler had two handsome throws to Miller in the first half but once the offensive line started to fold, so did Cutler. He was taken to a hospital for evaluation, and was later released and traveled with the team back to Chicago. The news wasn't as good for tight end Zach Miller, who left the game at the end of the second quarter.
They returned on Monday to complete the tournament with Barber, Norlander and Villegas all making a bogey four at the third play-off hole, the par-three 17th. So, I think that nearly puts less pressure on me, where I'm not thinking about where I am exactly. It stopped a few feet short of the green and he figured he had to make it to stay in the playoff.