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.
Stand-in skipper Eoin Morgan said he hoped England`s thrilling three-run Twenty20 win over India in their final home international match of the season would spur the team on to greater heights ahead of the World Cup.
Under-fire India cricket coach Duncan Fletcher's fate at the top job is expected to be decided by the BCCI after it receives Team Director Ravi Shastri's report on the England tour, the Board said Sunday.
Suresh Raina's all-round show in the five-match ODI series, helped India to clinch the series 3-1. After the first match was washed out due to rain, without a ball being bowled, the southpaw scored a magnificent ton in the 2nd match, to make sure that the Men in Blue put up a total of over 300 runs. He then fielded brilliantly to lift the spirit of the team and took a wicket as well. Later, for his match-wining performance, he was rewarded with the Man of the Match award.
The fifth and final match of the ODI series between India and England is scheduled to take place on Friday at Headingley, Leeds. The tourists have already clinched the series by wining three consecutive matches, after the opening match was washed out due to rain, without a ball being bowled.
England's unlikely bowling hero in the Tests, all-rounder Moeen Ali also made an impact with the bat at Edgbaston while playing his first ODI of the series and has admitted that he learnt a lot by watching Indian batsmen from the sidelines.