India vs England 2012: M S Dhoni blames spinners for Mumbai Test loss
Dhoni's rival number Alastair Cook said he has all but forgotten the disappointment of losing the toss.
"Without a doubt, it is a great win. I can't fault the effort of the lads. I could have called heads and obviously it was an important toss. The way we bowled on that first day it was fantastic," said Cook.
Cook lauded the contribution made by Pietersen and Panesar.
"You don't need to tell KP anything and it was great to watch from the other end. Credit to the way Graeme Swann and Monty bowled. Brilliant performance. It's been interesting two weeks and we have seen both ends of the spectrum," he said referring to the nine-wicket loss in Ahmedabad.
Man of the match Pietersen's hundred ranks quite high in his personal bests.
"Now that we have won, this hundred is at the top. Yesterday I said Test hundreds feel a lot better when you win," said Pietersen.
Back in the fold after being at loggerheads with the England Cricket Board for quite some while, Pietersen lauded his teammates and the dressing room unity.
"Panesar and Swann were outstanding. Cooky didn't talk about himself, but he was outstanding. What a difference a week makes. The way boys have come back is great. Cricket wise, it is not bad now.
"Thanks to the guys in the dressing room and the management. Every day you put on an England jersey, it is special. Thanks to the