India's horror run in the Test series against England came to a tame end at The Oval on Monday as England completed a 4-0 whitewash by taking seven wickets in the post-Lunch session on day five to beat the visitors by an innings and eight runs.
India's bowling coach Eric Simmons on Saturday defended RP Singh's inclusion in the playing eleven for the ongoing fourth and final Test against England, saying he was preferred over Munaf Patel because of his ability to swing the ball.
The England roar has grown louder with every passing day of the tour and only one Indian has stood unflustered outside the lion's den – Rahul Dravid, whose 35th Test hundred on Sunday took him past Sunil Gavaskar and placed him at No. 4 in the list of top Test centurions.
Ian Bell's marathon innings finally came to an end when he was dismissed by part time spinner Suresh Raina for 235 on day three of the fourth and final Test between England and India at the Oval on Saturday.