India vs England: Mark Wood says tourists have given hosts 'something to think about'

Mark Wood appeals for a wicket
Mark Wood was England's only seamer in Hyderabad, the first time they have ever entered a Test with only one specialist seamer

India v England, Second Test

Dates: 2-6 February Venue: Visakhapatnam Time: 04:00 GMT

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England fast bowler Mark Wood says their astonishing win in the first Test in Hyderabad has "given India something to think about".

The tourists overturned a 190-run deficit to win by 28 runs, only India's fourth home defeat in 47 Tests.

"They now have to come up with a different plan," Wood told BBC Sport.

"We've only won one game and there are five in the series. We've proved to India it will be a battle and we're not going to give up."

England's victory was built on an epic 196 from Ollie Pope, the fourth-highest second-innings score ever made by an overseas batter in a Test in India.

Set 231 to win, the hosts were bowled out for 202 in the dying embers of the fourth day, with left-armer Tom Hartley taking 7-62, the best figures by an England spinner on debut for 91 years.

Only twice before have England won a Test after conceding such a large first-innings lead, while India had never been beaten at home when earning an advantage of more than 100 runs.

"It's one of our greatest wins," said 34-year-old Wood. "People were a little bit sceptical before but there was always belief in the group.

"We knew it was going to be a huge task, which it was, but it's a monumental achievement. Now we know we can do it and we have given India something to think about."

Hartley hopes his second-innings figures will make India "put a bit more respect on my name" after he struggled initially on day one in Hyderabad.

The 24-year-old was hit for two sixes by Yashasvi Jaiswal in his first over, part of a wicketless opening nine-over spell that went for 63.

"I was so nervous that first day, so to come out in the fourth innings and do what I did, hopefully they can put a bit more respect on my name and go forward from there," he told BBC Sport.

"I've been hit for a lot of sixes in my career, so I don't let these things get on top of me. It was more frustration of 'why me? Why am I getting picked on?'.

"The background that I've had is to not let yourself get down. I just want to be a fighter and throw some punches back."

The second Test starts in Visakhapatnam on Friday. India have not lost two Tests in the same home series since England's tour of 2012, the last time the hosts tasted defeat in this country.

And Durham's Wood says England will expect a response from Rohit Sharma's side.

"They are a top team," added Wood. "Even coming here before the series, everyone expects India to roll us over.

"I don't know what pitch they will produce. India have got the potential to produce any wicket here, but now we've given them something to think about.

"It's not a foregone conclusion that we are going to turn up here and they're gonna spin us out."

In the first Test, England fielded three frontline spinners, leaving Wood as the only seam bowler. It was the first time in Test history that England had included only one specialist seamer in their team.

Prior to this series, Wood said he did not expect to play in all five Tests. Though his workload in Hyderabad was a relatively light 25 overs, he said he will "wait and see" how he feels when England train again on Wednesday.

James Anderson, Ollie Robinson and the uncapped Gus Atkinson are the other pace bowlers in the squad.

England are waiting on the fitness of senior spinner Jack Leach, who struggled in Hyderabad with a knee injury, but was able to bowl 10 overs on the fourth day. Uncapped off-spinner Shoaib Bashir, who had to return to the UK to resolve a visa delay, is now with the squad.

India will be missing all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja and batter KL Rahul, who have been ruled out of the second Test through injury.

Meanwhile, fast bowler Jasprit Bumrah has been given one demerit point by the International Cricket Council after admitting to standing in Pope's way and shoulder-barging the England batter on day four.

It is Bumrah's first offence in the 24-month period. Four or more demerit points results in a suspension.

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