A lot was said about their potential ahead of the tours to England, South Africa and Australia. Have India lived up to the bill?
A look at the winning chances for the teams in the fascinating five-Test series just past
Great teams make their name on dominating consistently, in all conditions, and don't rely on belittling their predecessors to do so
India talked up a big game ahead of the Test series in England, and despite a 4-1 series loss, claimed to go back with a positive frame of mind. Here's a look back at a memorable Test series, in their own words
Former England captain Michael Vaughan says we got to see the real, emotional James Anderson at Alastair Cook's last Test
The England-India series was much closer than the margin suggests, but that's not to say that England were undeserving winners
India's batting looks disappointing on current form, and England have issues with their opening batsmen and spin bowling
Their lower order and Moeen Ali were important factors in a 4-1 series win
What was The Oval Test all about? Numbers, of course
With an average of 25.80 from 15 Tests in South Africa, England, New Zealand and Australia, should he continue being one of India's first-choice openers?
In an exclusive interview with ESPNcricinfo, India coach Ravi Shastri takes stock of a draining tour of England
'Ideally we would want two three- or four-day games before a Test series,' India's head coach has told ESPNcricinfo. 'But do you have the time?'
Marks out of 10 for India's players - and their coach - after their 4-1 defeat to England
James Vince, Rory Burns and Joe Denly feature prominently in England's thoughts ahead of selection meeting
In one Test he did nothing except walk around the outfield, in the others not much more, but in the final innings of the series Rashid produced the ball he was selected for
From Curran's courage to Malan's misses, here's who made the grade for England this summer ... and who didn't
Why picking your teams based on the need to succeed abroad is the way to go
Virat Kohli said after the series defeat to England that his team is competitive enough to win overseas, but that they need to first rectify mistakes. What are they?
Some of the stand-out numbers from the five-match Test series came from the fast bowlers of both sides and India captain Virat Kohli
Fast bowler believes eight-week break until Sri Lanka Tests will be ample time to recover from exertions in India series
James Anderson has become the most prolific wicket-taking fast bowler in the game's history. We look back at the key milestones of his 15-year career
As Anderson passed Glenn McGrath's record, the retiring Cook called him "England's greatest cricketer"
England bowler James Anderson discusses Alastair Cook's retirement from international cricket and how different it will be without him at future match
James Anderson wanted to make sure Alastair Cook had a winning send-off against India
India still had a lot of runs to get, but a miracle chase was being talked about when Joe Root recalled his main man. Once again, he delivered