India captain Rahul Dravid paid tribute to the batting exploits of Ravi Bopara and Stuart Broad after they led England to victory in the fourth game of the NatWest series at Old Trafford.
England, in response to India's 212 all out, were in deep trouble after losing seven wickets with just 114 runs on the board, but Bopara and Broad put on an unbeaten 99 to lead them to a remarkable win and a 3-1 series lead.
Dravid said he had no complaints about the way his side had bowled, even though they let a winning position slip away.
"It's very disappointing but you have to give credit to the two boys they played beautifully. We needed a wicket but credit to them, they played well," he told Sky Sports.
"We tried to keep getting wickets, we tried to change it round but to be fair they didn't give us a chance. Probably we were 25 runs light to start off with.
"I thought we bowled well today. It was just that one wicket at that stage that we didn't get."