World champions India dropped to the fifth position in the ICC ODI championship table after England won the five-match ODI series 3-0 in Cardiff on Friday.
India ended their England tour without a victory as they crashed to a six-wicket defeat according to the Duckworth-Lewis method in the fifth ODI in Cardiff.
England skipper Alastair Cook won the toss and decided to field as hosts hope to complete a miserable tour for India by wrapping up a 3-0 victory.
With the series lost before it's over, the fifth and final one-day international on Friday gives the Indian team the last chance to record a win in the England tour.
England won the ODI series with India on Sunday after they tied the fourth One-Day International leaving the world champions still winless in all forms of cricket on their tour this summer.
England captain Alastair Cook won the toss and elected to bowl first in the fourth one-day international against India at the Lord's on Sunday.
India lost 0-4 in the Test series, failed to win the one-off T20 international in Manchester and have been beaten in two close matches in the ODI series so far.
England inflicted more misery on India as Craig Kieswetter's quick-fire 51 inspired a 3-wicket win over the beleaguered tourists in the third ODI at The Oval.
England won the toss and put India into bat in the third one-day international at the Oval on Friday.
The horror seems far from over as an injury-ravaged Indian team gears up for the third one-dayer against England on Friday, still looking for that elusive win which would lift the sagging morale of the battle-weary side.