The meek surrender of the visitors in the last Test, where their second innings lasted a mere 54.5 overs, indicates that there is more to the defeat than the pitch alone.
The hosts need a draw in the final Test, also in Ahmedabad from March 4, to reach the WTC final against New Zealand.
Coach Chris Silverwood apologised for the confusion surrounding his departure last week, saying selectors had decided beforehand Moeen would be granted leave before the final two Tests.
The England skipper had said that the all-rounder has "chosen" to go home after the second Test though it was already agreed upon as part of the national team's rotation policy.
The win also boosted England's chance of reaching the final of the inaugural World Test Championship in June on home soil.
The England captain became the first player to score a double century in his 100th Test.
The 30-year-old registered his second double century in three matches as England amassed 555/8 on a flat wicket at the MA Chidambaram Stadium.
Jos Buttler and Chris Woakes combined to deliver a counter-attacking display in a 139-run sixth-wicket stand which turned the game around for England in the first Test against Pakistan.
England Test captain Joe Root has revealed that he has faced a variety of sledges in his cricketing career.
About 40 million pounds will be made immediately available through the early release of May to July distributions to First-Class Counties and their County Cricket Boards, the ECB said in a statement.