India vs England: Motera pitch a painful reminder of the perils of stretching home advantage to the hilt
The barren, arid strip of land in the otherwise lush green ocean of the outfield was as much an aberration as a piece of the surface of the moon infesting the Garden of Eden.
Check out photos from India's dominant victory over England in the third Test in Ahmedabad to take a 2-1 series lead.
India vs England: Spin will come into play for sure, but fast bowlers can't be ignored in pink ball Test, says Virat Kohli
Playing down WTC qualification scenarios, Kohli made it clear that India will look to win both matches.
Daily Bulletin: IMD withdraws red alert for Kerala; Asian Games begin; 8.2 magnitude quake rattles Fiji, and other top stories
IMD has withdrawn red alert for Kerala for Sunday; 8.2 magnitude earthquake hits Fiji; former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee's ashes will be immersed in various rivers across the country, and other top stories of the day