Ben Stokes complains about 'poor' technology on Zak Crawley's wicket as England lose second Test against India

England captain Ben Stokes claimed the technology was “wrong” after Zak Crawley suffered a crucial dismissal during the team's 106-run loss to India in the second Test.

The tourists were bowled out for 292 after a record 399 on day four in Visakhapatnam as India recovered from an opening defeat to level the five-match series 1-1.

Crawley stood out with his 73 in the opener as England attacked in their mountainous chase despite losing Ben Duckett on the third day.

Crawley's weight before lunch was a point of contention.

The on-field umpire rejected India's appeal against Kuldeep Yadav, but the hosts managed to consider the appeal.

The tracker indicated the ball would have hit a large part of the leg stump, but Stokes said the technology made a mistake.

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“The technology in the game is obviously there. “Everyone understands the reasons why it can never be 100 percent, that’s why we received the referee’s decision,” Stokes said.

“But in a game full of ifs, buts and maybes, I can’t say that’s the reason we didn’t get the result we wanted. All I'm saying is that I personally think technology made a mistake this time, and I think it's fair to say that.

England lost Jonny Bairstow four deliveries later, but Ben Foakes and Tom Hartley then made a stubborn stand of 55 to ensure their opponents' wickets.

Jasprit Bumrah eventually broke the partnership and dismissed Foakes and later the left-hander Hartley to end the match, but Stokes said it was encouraging to see his batters fighting until the end.

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“I thought Zak and Ben took the game to India in a pretty tough situation, as you always do when you don't have a lot of time,” Stokes said.

“A 2-0 lead would have been good for us, but that's the good thing about a five-game series, it's the end of the series where everything counts.

“We are a very balanced team and that allows us to put things behind us, move on and focus on that.” Stokes, whose team handed India only their fourth defeat since 2013 in their opening game, said: “Last week we were pretty good, although we had achieved something very special. We recognized it, but didn't go too high.

“This week we are still very optimistic in the dressing room about the great things we have done, even if we didn't get the result we wanted.”

The third Test begins in Rajkot on February 15 and the teams will take a break beforehand while England fly to the United Arab Emirates for a week.