"I think it's sometimes easy to criticise the batting group but I thought the way both seaming groups in particular bowled was outstanding and hence why we finished so quickly".
Just like the first innings, Kohli was the only saving grace for the visitors in the second innings as well. Apart from the Indian skipper, Stokes also got rid of KL Rahul, Hardik Pandya and Mohammed Shami. Captain Root scored highest 80 runs where wicketkeeper Bairstow scored 70 runs so far.
The gamble paid off immediately when Rashid's googly produced a successful leg before appeal against Sharma, who hit a useful 11, for 154-9.
All this while, it was Pandya who faced the bulk of balls.
As for the enforced absence of Stokes, Bayliss said: "Obviously it's something we would have liked to have not been happening. The fact we didn't play to our potential and were still close in the game says everything about our side", the India captain said. "Winning those tight games, you can not underestimate what it gives teams for confidence". Kohli had entered the Edgbaston Test on 903 points, 13 points behind Gavaskar's record, and is now ahead of the "Little Master" by 18 points.
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The immediate prize of Kohli was not to be, but second-best was Karthik, ending a troublesome sixth-wicket stand of 34 which had narrowed the margins while England's bowlers exhausted on Friday.
Anderson would have had him for just 21 in his first-innings 149, though, if Dawid Malan had held a regulation slip catch - and England's all-time leading wicket-taker is keeping the faith he can get his man before India make the 84 runs they need to win here after reaching 110 for five. The match against India was the 1000th Test match of England.
Speaking to official broadcaster Sky Sports during the post-match talk, Hussain praised Kohli's efforts with the bat but felt the Indian captain was culpable with a few bad calls during England's second innings.
Root, who struck a patient 80 in the first innings, did not want to ponder too much into their batting woes and added it is never easy to take all 20 wickets in the five-day format.
Gavaskar said that India's preparations should have been more intense coming into the series. With exactly 200 runs across the Test - almost half his side's output - the right-hander has now usurped Steve Smith, the suspended former Australia captain, as the world's No 1 Test batsman.
This was not the first time the England team was bailed out by Stokes.