A power-packed knock by debutant Jonny Bairstow (41 off 21) and some useful contributions by Ravi Bopara (37 off 22), Jonathan Trott (63 off 60) and Ian Bell (26 off 21) helped England beat India by six wickets.
Rahul Dravid reciprocated well and provided a fitting end to his glorious one-day international career spanning 15 years and 344 matches when he hit a typically assured 69 against England in Cardiff, Wales, on Friday.
India's last chance to register a win on their catastrophic tour of England coincides with curtains coming down on one-half of a celebrated career of Rahul Dravid, for whom the fifth ODI here on Friday will be the last.
The 5th and the last game of Indian tour to England is going played at Sophia Gardens, Cardiff. The tour was not satisfactory for the World cup Winner. India lost all the 5 test matches series. And England continued its winning trend in ODIs and T20s taking advantage of the weak bowling of India.
The 5th ODI can help Indian Cricket team to retain their pride to return home.
England tour is India is going to start from 14th October 2011.
One day: India vs England 5th ODI Schedule, India time, Sep 16 2011. Match scheduled to begin at 14:00 local time Sep 16, 2011 (13:00 GMT, 18:30 IST). Match Start as per India Time at 6:30 PM IST (Evening)