Alastair Cook not ready to claim dominance over India spinners ahead of second ODI
Last Updated: January 14, 2013 8:07pm
Cook: 'Let's not get too carried away'
England skipper Alastair Cook has warned his spinners against complacency ahead of the second one-day international against India on Tuesday.
England took a 1-0 lead in the five-match series with a nine-run victory on Friday, and they look set to name an unchanged team in Kochi.
James Tredwell returned career-best figures of 4-44 while Joe Root and Samit Patel provided fine support.
But despite Graeme Swann and Monty Panesar outbowling the India spinners during the Test series, Cook is not ready to claim dominance in the spin department just yet.
"I wouldn't say that, but obviously our spinners have done well," he said.
"In the Test match series we bowled very well. Monty and Swanny proved what quality bowlers they are and in that first one-dayer we had Tredders, who has been around a while and he has been doing that for years.
"It just proves that that experience you gain in county cricket can bode well in international cricket. But we've played one game in this series.
"Let's not get too carried away. We enjoyed the other night because we won. But it's a game of fine margins. We are going to have to do the same in the remaining games."