India tour a learning experience, says Ashley Giles

Middle order batting all-rounder Joe Root and Kent offspinner James Tredwell have impressed England limited-overs coach Giles.

updated: January 29, 2013 14:19 IST
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London: In his first assignment as the limited-overs coach, Ashley Giles saw England suffer a 2-3 loss to India but he says it was "not a disaster" and the series has been a "good learning" experience for his "fairly inexperienced side".

The 39-year-old Giles, who took over from Andy Flower in the new England coaching structure last November, said the tour of India has also taught him a thing or two.

"We have done pretty well with a fairly inexperienced side - 3-2 is not a disaster," he said.

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