England win Test series in India after 28 years as Nagpur Test end in tame draw

England won the four match Test series 2-1 as the final Test ended in a draw in Nagpur. This is England's first series in India in 28 years. They last won it here in 1984-85.

updated: December 17, 2012 22:35 IST
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Nagpur: In the end, there were no miracles. No flash of individual brilliance, no moment of inventive captaincy and certainly nothing self-destructive from England. The fourth and final Test between India and England at the Vidarbha Cricket Stadium in Nagpur ended the only way it could have - in a dull draw. The series went to England 2-1; always the likeliest outcome once the sad excuse for a pitch was unveiled in Nagpur. The home record India was so proud of took a beating by the end of it.


Just one appeal of note, when a Piyush Chawla delivery missed Jonathan Trott's outside edge, was the sum total of India's efforts at trying to win the Nagpur Test in the first session.

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