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Live Reporting

Amy Lofthouse and Stephan Shemilt

All times stated are UK

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    Right, that's us done for this series.

    Make sure you join us for the T20s - and you can catch up on today's action here and with the Test Match Special podcast.

    Thanks for your company!

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    India's Ravichandran Ashwin: "We came from a real high in Australia and lost the first Test, the intensity was very low and the penny hadn't dropped. After that we had to pick ourselves up and win three on the bounce. Every time there was a challenging passage of play, someone put their hand up and delivered for us."

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    Prakash Wakankar

    BBC Test Match Special commentator on The Cricket Social

    India qualifying for the World Test Championship final will have sunk in with the fans now. And it's interesting that they'll be facing New Zealand at Lord's, especially if it's a green seamer that will suit New Zealand's bowlers.

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    Joe Root on the challenges of the rotation system: "You can look for excuses but it's where we are right now, the world we are living in now is not going to go away, it's really important we understand that and look after our players. It's a big year of cricket, there's three formats to consider and we can't keep playing guys until they fall over. We've got to make sure we are constantly looking at what's next as well as now, but also, most importantly, looking after the players first and foremost."

  5. How's stat?!

    Andy Zaltzman

    Test Match Special statistician on The Cricket Social

    England have now had 74 consecutive partnerships without a 50 stand. The last one was for the sixth-wicket in the first innings of the first Test.

    This is the fourth longest sequence in Test history.

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    Prakash Wakankar

    BBC Test Match Special commentator on The Cricket Social

    There is disappointment from India fans that these Tests didn't go longer as well. If the likes of Washington Sundar could bat on this pitch, then why couldn't England's batsmen? Apart from Dan Lawrence, it was only Joe Root as usual who looked comfortable.

    The India spinners just got completely into their heads.

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    Joe Root on the pitches: "They didn't exactly perform as we thought they would but there's not a lot of history at this ground! It's a brilliant stadium, I'm sure there will be some brilliant games. Once the selection is made it's about trying to put in a performance and the effort has always been there throughout the whole tour and you can't ask any more than that."

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    Michael Vaughan

    Former England captain on The Cricket Social

    That's true, but Rishabh Pant's first 50 yesterday was patient and was the Test-match way. You can have all the tricks and flicks, but you've still good to be able to play in the proper way when called on. And Pant's century yesterday was a perfect example of that.

    His ego didn't take over. He didn't dance down and want to launch it because the situation of the Test told him that the risks weren't worth taking. It was a great lesson to all young players - you've got to be able to defend as well.

  10. Player of the series - Ravichandran Ashwin

    For his 30 wickets - and let's not forget his century - Ravichandran Ashwin is the player of the series.

  11. 'At no stage did we lie down'

    More from Joe Root: "There were a few areas of the games where India managed to grab them and we didn't, Rishabh's innings for example in this game. We felt like we were in an extremely good position and credit to him he played extremely well. That was a great partnership him and Washington.

    "At no stage did we lie down, of course we didn't score the runs we would have liked and the way we went about things could have been slightly better but ultimately credit has to go to India, they have outplayed us on the surfaces we have had in front of us and best of luck to them in the final."

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    Prakash Wakankar

    BBC Test Match Special commentator on The Cricket Social

    If you do one thing well, you tend to do everything well and that's what's happened with Rishabh Pant. His keeping has improved with his batting.

    The depth of India cricket has been on show here - Kohli and Pujara have struggled but players like Pant have really shone.

  13. Man of the match - Rishabh Pant

    Who else?

    Pant
  14. 'We've got to be honest'

    England captain Joe Root on what positives can be taken from the series: "The way we played in the first game, obviously. The last three games have been testing for us and we haven't been able to match India but huge credit to them, they have outplayed us.

    "We've got to be honest, realistic about things and keep looking to get better. We've got a huge year of Test cricket ahead of us and it's really important we become a better side for this experience and keep looking to evolve and move forward."

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    Rishabh Pant has, unsurprisingly, won the moment of the match for that ridiculously good reverse sweep-scoop off James Anderson yesterday.

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    Prakash Wakankar

    BBC Test Match Special commentator on The Cricket Social

    The pace at which England's wickets fell have caught me off guard and I'm on the veranda of the Royal Yacht Club in Mumbai because I couldn't get back to my hotel room in time.

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    Michael Vaughan

    Former England captain on The Cricket Social

    Jonny Bairstow will not be batting at three in the summer. Normally he'd come back to the County Championship to score some hundreds to get a middle order spot in the Tests but it's only fair for him to go off and play in the IPL.

    I fear for Bairstow in Test match cricket.

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    Time for the presentations, with Joe Root speaking first.

  19. How's stat?!

    Andy Zaltzman

    Test Match Special statistician on The Cricket Social

    Joe Root scored 32% of England's runs over the six Tests this winter.

    In English Test history, when they have played at least five Tests over a season, that is the highest proportion of the runs scored by one player ever.