England vs India 2014 was a mixed bag for India. The series got off to the best possible start after taking a 1-0 lead in the five-match Test series, but it all went downhill from there as they ended up losing the series 3-1. In the five-match ODI series, India bounced back by winning the series 3-1. In the one-off T20I, England came out on top and ended up with two of the three series.
England vs India 2014 Results (Tests)
|July 9-13, 2014||India vs England, 1st Test at Nottingham||India 457 and 391/9 dec;England 496||Draw|
|July 17-21, 2014||India vs England, 2nd Test at Lord's||India 295 and 342;England 319 and 223 ||India won by 95 runs|
|July 27-31, 2014||India vs England, 3rd Test at Southampton||England 569/7 dec and 205/4 dec;India 330 and 178||England won by 266 runs|
|August 7-9, 2014||India vs England, 4th Test at Manchester||India 152 and 161; England 367||England won by an innings and 54 runs|
|August 15-17, 2014||India vs England, 5th Test at The Oval||India 148 and 94;England 486||England won by an innings and 244 runs|
England won the five-match Test Series 3-1
England vs India Test Series 2014 could not have got off to a better start for the visitors. Although the first Test was full of runs and not much else, things changed very quickly thereafter. After 1,344 runs for just 29 wickets, the second Test was a green seamer that saw no team score more than 350. Surprisingly, it was the visitors who came out on top and a 1-0 lead going into the third Test would have been the stuff of every Indian fan's dreams.
It didn't take long for the dream to turn into a nightmare. After the first innings of the third Test, which they lost by 266 runs, India didn't get past 200 again in the series. They ended up losing the last two games by an innings to lose the series 3-1.
England vs India 2014 Test series Most runs
England vs India 2014 Test series Most wickets
England vs India 2014 Results (ODIs)
|August 25, 2014||India vs England, 1st ODI at Bristol||N/A||Match abandoned|
|August 27, 2014||India vs England, 2nd ODI at Cardiff||India 304/6 (50 overs) England 161 (38.1 overs, target: 295 in 47) ||India won by 133 runs (D/L method)|
|August 30, 2014||India vs England, 3rd ODI at Nottingham||England 227 (50 overs) India 228/4 (43 overs)||India won by six wickets|
|September 2, 2014||India vs England, 4th ODI at Birmingham||England 206 (49.3 overs)India 212/1 (30.3 overs)||India won by nine wickets|
|September 5, 2014||India vs England, 5th ODI at Leeds||England 294/7 (50 overs)India 253 (48.4 overs)||England won by 41 runs|
India won the five-match ODI series 3-1
Much like the Test series, the first game of England vs India 2014 ODI Series was one in which neither team were able to take an advantage. But in the second game, it was India who capitalized as they ended up winning by 133 runs. Unlike the Test series, India didn't relinquish the advantage in the ODIs as they went on to win the third and fourth ODIs by six and nine wickets respectively to seal the series.
In the dead rubber at Leeds, England ensured that they weren't blanked as they won by 41 runs.
England vs India 2014 ODI series Most runs
England vs India 2014 ODI series Most wickets
England vs India 2014 Results (T20Is)
|September 7, 2014||India vs England, one-off T20I at Birmingham||England 180/7 (20 overs) India 177/5 (20 overs)||England won by 3 runs|
England won the one-off T20I
On the back of their victory in the final ODI, England finished the tour with a win in the one-off T20I as they got over the line in a nail-biting T20I game by just three runs.