India won this series 2-1, having earlier won successive bilateral series 3-1 in 2014, 3-2 in 2013-14 and 5-0 in 2011-12.
A total of 96 ODIs have been played between England and India. India lead 52-39 with 2 ties and 3 no-results. These are summarised below:
A look at the records after the recent series:
Batting: Most runs (500 and above):
Yuvraj Singh moved into first place here after scoring 210 runs in 3 matches during this series.
The most centuries are 4 by Yuvraj and 3 by Kohli. Here too Yuvraj moved into first place during this series. The most scores of 50-plus are 12 by Raina and Tendulkar, followed by 11 by Dhoni, Dravid and Yuvraj.
Yuvraj, Dhoni and Kohli have the most runs among current players.
Highest individual scores (110 and above):
Yuvraj made the highest score for India during this series, his 150 surpassing the existing mark of 138* by himself in 2008-09. Only Strauss with 158 has a higher score in matches between these teams.
Highest batting averages (minimum 20 innings batted):
All 18 who have played 20 innings are listed. The first place is a little surprising, particularly as Azharuddin has a large lead over the second-placed Yuvraj. Kohli and Rahane are the other current players here.
We can also look at the strike rates. The highest is 104.41 by Kapil Dev, followed by Sehwag (102.33) and Yuvraj (101.60). The highest for England is by Flintoff (94.52).
Now for Bowling:
Most wickets (15 and above):
Possibly Jadeja will be in first place in the next few years, although Ashwin is close behind. Yuvraj and Woakes are the other current players here.
Harbhajan Singh is the only one with two five-fors.
Best innings bowling (including all cases of 5wi):
Nehra’s 6-wicket haul at the 2003 World Cup is the record here. RC Irani has the best bowling performance for England, which was accompanied by a fifty. There are no good bowling performances in the current series.
Best bowling averages (minimum 1000 balls bowled):
Only 8 bowlers have reached this level. While Srinath and Jadeja top the averages, the best economy rates are by Kapil (3.76) and Harbhajan (4.20). The best strike rates are by Jadeja (29.7) and Srinath (32.4).
Fielding (10 or more dismissals):
Dhoni has the most dismissals (52) and stumpings (16), while Collingwood (24) the most catches by a non-keeper. Buttler, Yuvraj and Kohli are next among current players.
Fielding: most dismissals in an innings (4 and above):
Dhoni is the only one with 6 dismissals. Several non-keepers have 3 catches.
Fielding averages (minimum 20 innings fielded, dismissal rate 0.400 and above):
Dhoni has the highest dismissal rate, followed by Stewart. Azharuddin has the highest dismissal rate for non-keepers, while Kohli has the highest among current players.
All-round overall performances (see criteria):
Jadeja leads by a considerable margin, followed by Yuvraj, Shastri and Flintoff.
All-round match performances (30 runs and 3 wickets):
The best performances here may be those of Yuvraj (2008), Irani and Broad. Note Pandya and Stokes achieving this mark in the same match of the current series.