England has lost its batting rhythm after playing on two difficult surfaces and looked like “startled rabbits” in the second innings of the third Test against India, according to former skipper Nasser Hussain.

Hussain said it’s all about mentality now and the tourists need to find a way to draw the series, which will be a good result for them.

England on Thursday suffered a 10-wicket defeat in the third Test against India inside two days to hand India an unassailable 2-1 lead. Joe Root and his men struggled on the spin-friendly Motera pitch, managing 112 and 81 in their two innings respectively.

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“Especially on this pitch, where one spins prodigiously and the other skids on, you lose all kind of rhythm. That’s what successive Test matches on these sorts of pitches do for your mindset,” Hussain said on ‘Sky Sports Cricket…

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