India's 1-0 series victory in England lifted them to third position in the ICC Test Championship
India took the one-day series against England to 3-all with a thrilling victory at The Oval before England anti-climactically
Fast bowler Sreesanth was fined half his match fee for breaching the ICC Code of Conduct barging into Michael Vaughan during the fourth day of the second Test at Trent Bridge. He also bowled a beamer at Kevin Pietersen.
The team were at first without an administrative or media manager, until appointments were announced on 21 June. Shukla was a BCCI Vice-President while Rockey was a senior member of the management committee of Baroda Cricket Association. He joined the tour on 4 July.
Nitin Patel who was based in London was appointed as physiotherapist on 26 June after John Gloster fractured his arm at a training session in Ireland and was out for six weeks.
Dilip Vengsarkar (West Zone - chairman of selectors),Venkatapathy Raju (South Zone), Bhupinder Singh (North), Sanjay Jadgale (Central) and Ranjib Biswal (East), and Rahul Dravid (captain) met in Delhi.
The BCCI called 29 players for fitness camps in June before selection:
4-8 June Bowlers' camp at the Infosys Campus in Mysore :
Zaheer Khan, Rudra Pratap Singh, V.R.V. Singh, Ishant Sharma, S. Sreesanth, Ajit Agarkar, Irfan Pathan, Ranadeb Bose, Munaf Patel, Anil Kumble, Ramesh Powar, Rajesh Pawar, Harbhajan Singh and Pragyan Ohja
Leg spinner Piyush Chawla and medium pacer V. Yomahesh not included as they were training at the Australian Academy
9-12 JuneBatsmen's camp at the National Cricket Academy in Bangalore: Rahul Dravid, Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly, Wasim Jaffer, V.V.S. Laxman, Gautam Gambhir, Robin Uthappa, Virender Sehwag, Dinesh Mongia, M.S. Dhoni, Dinesh Kartik, Rohit Sharma, Mohd Kaif, S. Badrinath and Yuvraj Singh.
Unavailable:Manoj Tiwary (rehabilitation after surgery on right shoulder)
Test Tour Party Announced : 12 June 2007.
The one-day squad for Ireland and Scotland was announced at the same time.
Squad for one-day matches in England announced: 7 August 2007.
The only change from the ODI team to Ireland was that Munaf Patel replaced Sreesanth.
Between 13-16 June a conditioning camp under camp co-ordinator Ramesh Rao was held for the selected players at the National Cricket Academy in Bangalore. A strike by Indian Airline employees prevented six players from reaching the camp until the second day.
The 15-member, one-day squad left Mumbai on Tuesday night 19 June and flew to London Heathrow on Wed 20 June 2007, and on to Belfast City Airport.
Ishant Sharma and Ranadeb Bose flew in on Wednesday 27 June to cover for unfit or unwell fast bowlers.
The team arrived in London from Glasgow on Wednesday 5 July, joining Kumble, Jaffer and Laxman who had arrived the day before, for the start of the tour matches in England.
On-tour selection committee
Rahul Dravid (captain),Chandu Border (manager/coach),Dilip Vengsarkar (on tour selector).
Before their series against South Africa, a virus affected the Indian camp. Fast bowlers Rakesh Patel and Arjun Yadav, playing in the Liverpool Leagues, were drafted in as emergency cover. Ishant Sharma and Ranadeb Bose, who were due to fly in with the Test squad, were called up early but none of them was required.
•Both teams went through the three-Test series unchanged.
Other first-class matches
Return to India
The last ODI match ended on 8 September 2007. Mahendra Singh Dhoni now took over the leadership of the Indian side as it flew to Johannesburg for the Twenty20 World Championships in South Africa arriving on Monday 10 September.
Rahul Dravid, Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly, Ramesh Powar, Zaheer Khan and Munaf Patel were not required for the T20 World Championships and returned to India.