Rahul Dravid said he would hate to see India seamer Zaheer Khan end his career on a low.
He has lost pace and swing; his first ball bounced twice on way to Dhoni.
Series done and dusted,India look to find meaning in the final Test at The Oval.
The Test match at Edgbaston was not worth remembering but this past week in Birmingham will be hard to forget.
The last time India were at the wrong end of a 3-0 scoreline in a Test series was against Australia back in 1999-2000.
Englands near flawless show in the first two Test matches had one minor blip.
About 48 hours before the start of the third Test and from a distance of 90 meters,the 22 yard strip would have sent shivers down the spines of the Indian batsmen.
In worst phase of his Test captaincy,Dhonis loss of form with bat hasnt helped matters.
Make no mistake,Rahul Dravid will be ranked among the greats in one-day cricket as well.
It was just last month that Deepak Sharma traveled all the way to England to catch the opening half of the series against India.
Dhonis choice between Ojha and Mishra will reflect team mindset ahead of Edgbaston Test.
After Harbhajan and Yuvraj,Zaheer became third senior to be ruled out of final two Tests.
When your son happens to be a known prankster and a master mimic,hearing an unfamiliar voice on the phone can set you thinking.
As Zaheer Khan went indoors after bowling just 19 balls on Saturday,the bleak chance of him playing the third Test,starting,further dimmed.
Playing without intent through second day,bowlers let Northants ease to victory.