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It wasn't as ugly as the Monkeygate episode, but the James Anderson-Ravindra Jadeja affair is definitely an unwanted episode in cricket that could have been avoided with some common sense.

There are two ways of looking back at India's lengthy tour of England. The first, and the rather obvious one would be that India improved upon their winless return in 2011. Comparisons between the two series' are bound to take place.

Ever since his failure to take India home in the sole T20 game in England, Indian skipper MS Dhoni has become a hero-turned-villain of sorts, something like what happened with Yuvraj Singh after the T20 World Cup, although Dhoni's blemish seems minor in comparison. However

Having failed to whitewash England in the one-dayers, India would have been keen to finish off the England tour on a high, with a win in the final T20 on Sunday. At least one thinks so. For more than fifty per cent of the game, which is a significant portion in a T20 match, India dominated proceedings. However, in the other half of the match, they played some inexplicable

Some superb death bowling from the English pace trio Finn, Gunrey and Woakes helped the hosts to clinch a narrow 3-run win over India in the one-off T20I at Birmingham.

England saved their pride by winning the fifth and final ODI at Leeds and thus avoiding a cleansweep. India had to be content with a 3-1 series win after going down by 41 runs at Headingley.

India tour of England: England Vs India 5th ODI Live Scoes at Leeds, Sep 05, 2014.Match scheduled to begin at 10:30 local time (09:30 GMT)

Going into the fourth ODI, India knew that they needed only one win to clinch the series. And, they came up with a perfect performance to clinch the series at Edgbaston.

It seemed that India took out all its frustration of the disastrous Test Series defeat on the English bowling attack in the 4th ODI at Birmingham