26 Nov 2012

England close in on victory in Mumbai

6:35 am on 26 November 2012

Record-equalling 22nd test hundreds by Kevin Pietersen and Allistair Cook have tzaken England to the brink of victory over India after three days of the second test in Mumbai.

The tourists were dismissed for 413, a first-innings lead of 86.

Spinner Monty Panesar then took five wickets as the hosts slumped 117-7 at the close, a lead of only 31 runs.