The visiting Englishmen removed three top order batsmen of New Zealand after piling up a sufficient first innings total on board and they are on top in the match.
The Indian cricket team faced humiliation when they lost the ODI series 2-1 vs. Pakistan but bounced back while defeating England 3-2 at their home grounds.
Suresh Raina played a magnificent match winning knock well assisted by Rohit Sharma as India clinched the 4th ODI vs. England and lifted the series as well.
An all round performance by England earned them a win in the opening ODI of the five match series against India in a close encounter at Rajkot.
Jonathan Trott and Ian Bell lifted their side by dispatching tons in the fourth Test as England clinched the historic series against India by a margin of 2-1.
The top order batsman of England, Jonathan Trott, secured his team with a valuable fifty as the 4th Test was heading towards a draw at the end of day four.
A splendid 198 runs partnership between Virat Kohli and MS Dhoni took India out of crisis as England struck back in the last session of the play on day three.
The England speedster, James Anderson, shook the foundations of the strong Indian batting by removing their three top batsmen as hosts struggled on day two.
Kevin Pietersen, after playing a hard fought innings of 73 runs, is convinced that the Indian batsmen will find it hard to negotiate the fast bowling of England.
The Indian bowlers proved their worth by restricting the visiting England team to a sizeable score with half of their side back in the pavilion on day one.