The England team has had a kick on the backside from a very good young Indian side. While we focus on the negatives for the English team, India have a number of positives to build on.
Look at the players who were missing — Sachin Tendulkar, Virender Sehwag, Zaheer Khan, Harbhajan Singh and Yuvraj Singh. Everyone thought India would struggle, but it was far from it. The fielding standards were top class and the support to the bowlers was excellent.
They are being led by a very excellent captain in Dhoni. He is one of the best finishers in the one-day game. He has done it time after time. He is exceptional, level-headed, never gets flustered when he is in the middle.
He is exemplary in the way he throws caution to the wind when required. He knows when to attack and did it in a fine way.
(Ian Botham is former england captain and cricket commentator)