Freddie and his dreamers left it until the final Test to serve up a performance that ranks alongside any. Certainly nothing quite like this in India since David Gower and his men's performance in 1985.
And what made it even more special is that Mumbai is a tough place not only to play Test cricket but also to watch it.
Scenes of jubilation from the English contingent were accompanied by near silence from the home supporters.
And so, with our first Test win in India for 21 years in the bag, it was off into the scorching sun to find somewhere to drink a pint for each one of those long years!
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