India's famed batting line-up came undone against the English spinning duo of Monty Panesar [ Images ] and Graeme Swann [ Images ], who took 20 wickets between them to make optimum use of a turning pitch at the Wankhede stadium.
Pietersen shred the Indian bowling attack to piece with a swashbuckling innings of 186, while Cook led from the front with the bat with a composed knock of 122.
Panesar making his comeback to the Test team claimed 11 wickets in the match, taking 5-129 and 6-81 in both the innings, while Swann claimed eight wickets in the match.
India will have a lot of areas to work upon ahead of the third Test in Kolkata [ Images ], starting on December 5.
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