Monty backing England
England spinner says team will bounce back after defeat
Last Updated: 02/02/12 10:59am
Panesar wants improvement
England spinner Monty Panesar is not worried about the effect Saturday's second-Test collapse against Pakistan will have on the team.
The world's number one-ranked side were skittled out for 72 in Abu Dhabi when chasing just 145 to win, and as a result went 2-0 down in the three-Test series.
Their inability to cope with spin has been a significant problem on tour, but Panesar, who took six second-innings wickets on his first Test appearance for 30 months, does not see there being any deep-rooted problems.
"As a team we have to adapt to changes and as a squad we have to stay tight and enjoy the challenge," he told Sky Sports.
"With the conditions [on Saturday], the Pakistan bowlers had luck with the conditions. They had a fourth-innings track and there were cracks involved."
On the subject of England's misfiring batsman, he added: "The batters have done exceptionally well over the last 18 months against all sorts of bowlers.
"They are determined, and I am confident that as a team we will work hard in the next few days to get the result we want in the third Test."