We didn't attack the stumps initially, says Graeme Swann

On what could be an exciting, 'spin-filled' Test match, Graeme Swann has already ruffled Indian feathers but at the same time Indian spinners will be licking their fingers too.

updated: November 15, 2012 20:49 IST
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When you take all the wickets to fall in the day, you're unlikely to be a disappointed man, even if the opposition managed to put in excess of 300 on the board on what could turn out to be a tricky pitch for batting.

Graeme Swann, fresh from a whistlestop trip back home to be with Charlotte, his unwell three-week-old daughter, was the only thing that kept England in the first Test match.

"Flying home last week, I was a bit concerned that I would not have good rhythm but happily for me I was bowling well beforehand. In the week in Mumbai I was bowling well in the nets, and it's always a relief when the ball is coming out as you want it to," said Swann, who returned 4 for 85.

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