England in India 2011-12

England's cup of shame runs over

This latest drubbing in India arguably represents a lower ebb than the ones before, and ought to give cause for concern for the future

India v England, 5th ODI, Kolkata

Emptiness in Eden

Despite the high profile of the series, the quality of the opposition and India's success in undoing some of the humiliation of the summer, the paying public stayed away from the series against England

Nikhil Jha

India v England, second ODI, Delhi

It's payback time

Just the pick-me-up an India fan needs

England in India 2011-12

Series a test for Cook-Flower combination

Alastair Cook's goal is to revive England's one-day record, something that no captain has really been able to do over an extended period for close to 20 years. A hat-trick of series wins would be a decent way to start

Madhusudhan Ramakrishnan

England in India, 2011-12

England's best chance to rewrite record

After completely dominating India at home, England will look to seal an elusive ODI series triumph in India against a highly-depleted side

A bold move to drop Harbhajan

By axeing an underperforming senior player and favouring youth, India's selectors have shown they have learnt from the mistakes they made before the England tour