England captain Joe Root on Saturday mourned the opportunities his team squandered in the lost fourth Test, saying they let slip the advantageous position from where they could have been on top of the game.

India trounced England by an innings and 25 runs when at one stage the host team was 121 for five but ended up taking a 160-run lead which proved to be match-winning.

Rishabh Pant, Washington Sundar and Axar Patel took the game away from England with their fearless approach.

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“There have been times we had a chance to wrestle the game in our favour, to get on top, just didn’t manage to do it,” Root said at the post-match press conference.

“India played those important, key moments better than us in these last three games and credit for being able to do that better than we do.

“So, it has been disappointing, it has been…

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