Alastair Cook had previously said that it will take a monumental effort from India to beat England in England
After the WTC final in Southampton, India will play full 5-match Test series against hosts England
Disagreeing with Virat Kohli's assessment, former England captain Alastair Cook said batting was near impossible on the newly laid strip at the refurbished stadium in Ahmedabad
Here's a look at all the numbers and records from the India vs England Test series, featuring intriguing feats achieved by cricket legends from these two countries
Babe Ruth went out with a whimper, but Liverpool tasted Italian glory, Mike Tyson showed his full power and Alastair Cook made it a double
Apart from Virat Kohli, the other players who found a spot in Alastair Cook's list were Brian Lara, Ricky Ponting, Jacques Kallis and Kumar Sangakkara
The England and Wales Cricket Board have postponed all domestic action until at least May 28 because of the coronavirus pandemic
Former West Indies bowler and current broadcaster Ian Bishop and Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib al Hasan have stood down from the committee
In his book, Alastair Cook remembers that “David Warner, a couple of beers into his celebration (after Australia's Ashes win in 2017-18), mentioned that he used substances attached to the strapping on his hand to accelerate the deterioration of the ball during a first-class match."
England have taken part in every World Cup since staging the inaugural men's event in 1975, but the trophy has become Holy Grail for the pioneers of one-day cricket as a professional sport.
Some called time on their careers on a high, but not all of them were lucky to get the farewell they deserved.
Four-time Ashes winner Cook becomes the first England cricketer to be given a 'Sir' prefix since Ian Botham in 2007.
The margin of defeat may look big, but the chase will be remembered as one of India's best in recent times. After all, they were once 2/3 inside the first four overs.
The former England captain became the fifth player to score a century in his debut and final Test.
With 406 runs required on the final day and seven wickets in hand, an embarrassing 1-4 series defeat looks imminent for India as of now.
At the close of third day's, England were 114/2 with retiring Alastair Cook and captain Joe Root unbeaten on 46 and 29 runs respectively.
Nursing staff of the M S Ramaiah hospital draws a 'rangoli' to celebrate the 1 billion Covid-19 vaccine dose milestone, in Bengaluru.PTI Photo/Shailendra Bhojak
Bollywood actress Ananya Pandey arrives at the Narcotics Control Bureau office in Mumbai.PTI Photo/Shashank Parade
Bollywood actor Chunky Pandey accompanying his daughter Ananya arrives at Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) office after a team of NCB raided her residence, in Mumbai.PTI Photo/Shashank Parade
Union Home Minister Amit Shah conducts an aerial survey of flood and landslide affected areas of Uttarakhand following heavy rains.PTI Photo
Farmers remove barricades from a road leading to Delhi near Ghazipur border picket site after the orders of the Supreme Court in Ghaziabad.PTI Photo
The Opposition is hoping for a rich election harvest in Uttar Pradesh but Lucknow appears to be a long way from the killing fields.
The former Delhi Police employee has also emerged as the go-to man for the authorities to reach out to the agitating farmers.
Outwardly peaceful, Kashmir has seen a spate of civilian killings in recent weeks. A silent unease has now exploded into fear and concern after the shooting of minorities.
Virat Kohli will step down as T20 captain of India and RCB but that will not take away the fact that he remains a unique leader
With all foreign soldiers out of Afghanistan, the Taliban is now in a position to do pretty much what it wants.
It can be a crucial stepping stone to develop young minds to appreciate the importance of practising honesty throughout their academic journey and lay the foundations for successful professional careers.
One can be pro-religion, but against coerced religion; one can be pro-vaccines, but against coercion and mandates