In no mood to be drawn into a controversy at the end of an exhausting tour, Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni steered clear of queries on England's cricketers, especially spinner Moeen Ali, getting booed on home turf during the one-off Twenty20 match here.
England Twenty20 captain Eoin Morgan today said his side will take a lot of confidence from its 41-run win over India in the fifth and final ODI when the two sides meet for one last time this summer in a T20 International, here tomorrow.
Former Indian captain Sourav Ganguly has said that the Men in Blue are peaking at the right time and are currently placed very well for the 2015 World Cup, where they will be looking to defend their 2011 title.
Not playing the Indian Premier League is the reason behind England`s struggles in the shorter formats, former Pakistan captain Wasim Akram said, a day after England great Ian Botham called for the rich Twenty20 competition to be scrapped.
Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Tuesday hailed his former and present team for helping him become the most successful Indian ODI captain after the visitors thrashed England by nine wickets in the fourth one-dayer to take an invincible 3-0 lead in the five-match series here.
He might be under tremendous pressure after three consecutive losses, but England skipper Alastair Cook has made it clear that he is not stepping down as ODI captain in the wake of his side's one-day series defeat against India.
India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni feels his side played a "perfect game" today as the visitors thrashed England by nine wickets in the fourth One-Dayer to take an invincible 3-0 lead in the five-match series here.
Ajinkya Rahane smashed his maiden ODI century as India clinched their first 50-over series win on English soil in 24 years after thrashing the hosts by nine wickets in the fourth one-dayer to take an invincible 3-0 lead in the five-match series, here on Tuesday.
After winning two back-to-back ODIs, India are on the drivers seat for the five-match series against England. After the opening match of the series being washed off due to rain, without a bowl being bowled, the 'men in blue' thrashed England in the next two matches to get an unassailable 2-0 lead.
Ravichandran Ashwin's performance in the shorter versions has been comparatively better than Test cricket which the burly Tamil Nadu spinner attributes to the time spent at the nets with his personal coach sorting out his bowling action.
Ambati Rayudu slammed an unbeaten 64 as India relied on an all-round display to thrash England by six wickets in the third cricket one-dayer and take an unassailable 2-0 lead in the five-match series here Saturday.