London: England have been rewarded for putting Indian batsmen under constant pressure says home paceman Chris Woakes, who took three wickets in visitors first innings collapse on the first day of the fifth Test, here.
"I think we have improved over the last few games. It cannot be said that India have batted badly but instead we have bowled well and build up constant pressure. When you do that, it is bound to show in the wickets and that has what has happened in the last few games," Woakes said at a press conference.
Hyderabad, Oct 9 - All-rounder Chris Woakes, who played a key role in England's 56-run win in the warmup match against Hyderabad XI, feels it is an honour to open the bowling for his country.
Woakes made a useful contribution of unbeaten 46 and later chipped in with two wickets off successive deliveries to virtually end the home side's run chase late Saturday.
The 22-year-old from Warwickshire opened the bowling with Steve Finn.