Twice as satisfying

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As Pujara carried on unhurriedly at the other end, MS Dhoni, Ravichandran Ashwin and Zaheer Khan all came and went, with Ashwin scoring 23 in a partnership of 66. When Dhoni declared, it wasn't really clear whether 521 would be enough to ensure that India only batted once.

Eighteen overs later, the answer was emphatic. Last year, in England, India became used to pitches that seemed to behave differently depending on who batted and who bowled. The shoe — as England's Matt Prior predicted two days before the match — was now on the other foot.

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