Sunil Gavaskar feels that India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni ran "short of ideas" but at the same time wouldn't like to be too critical of him ahead of the ICC World Cricket World Cup starting in two weeks' time.
Ecstatic to have scored in a pressure situation, England batsman James Taylor on Friday said he derived a lot of satisfaction after his side pulled off a win against India from a tricky position to secure a place in the ODI tri-series final.
India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Friday blamed the injuries and niggles being the reason for his team's poor show in the tri-nation cricket tournament where they failed to reach the final after losing three out of the four league matches with a game being abandoned.
Knocked out of the Tri-series, Indian cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Friday said the dilemma over settling down into the right bowling combination has put the team in a "catch-22 situation" ahead of the ODI World Cup.
India were on Friday knocked out of the tri-series cricket tournament after yet another spineless display as England recovered from a top-order collapse to record a three-wicket victory and secure a place in the final here today.
Indian opener Shikhar Dhawan's poor form with the bat continued as the southpaw once again failed to make his presence felt in the 3rd ODI of the triangular series between India and England on Tuesday.
India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Tuesday blamed the batsmen for the lack of partnerships that saw the team collapse to 153 all out before slumping to a nine-wicket defeat in their ODI tri-series match against England here.
He scripted a memorable comeback today snapping five wickets to set up England's nine-wicket win over India in the cricket tri-series and pacer Steven Finn said he was happy to see that his hard work finally paid off.
Reflecting on his infamous altercation with India all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja, England pace spearhead James Anderson said the matter that brought a great deal of stress to him "went too far" and could have been dealt with on the day of the incident itself.
The reports of head coach Duncan Fletcher and Ravi Shastri, who took over as the Indian team's director for the second part of the tour to England comprising limited over matches, are to be tabled before the Cricket Board's working committee for its members' perusal.