James Anderson grabbed his 11th five wicket haul in the longest form of the game, as England won the historic 2000th Test against India, and the 100th one between the two sides by a whopping 196 runs on the fifth and final day at Lord's on Sunday.
Anderson finished with figures of 5/69 as India lost their last three wickets for a mere five runs.
Chris Tremlett struck for England after the tea break by getting rid of Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni on the fifth and final day of the Lord's Test on Sunday.
Dhoni made 16 and was caught behind by England wicketkeeper Matt Prior.
Earlier, Suresh Raina brought up his sixth half century, and was involved in an unbroken partnership of 53 with Dhoni.
Raina was unbeaten on 54 and Dhoni was giving him company on 16 at the end of the second session.
James Anderson got the all important scalp of SachinTendulkar (12) in the post lunch session by trapping the maestro leg before wicket.
The visitors lost the crucial wickets of RahulDravid (36), VVSLaxman (56) and GautamGambhir (22), and went into lunch at 142/4.
The Indians got off to a poor start on the last day when Dravid who made 36 was caught behind by Matt Prior off the bowling of James Anderson.
India then lost their fourth wicket when Graeme Swann got rid of Gambhir.
Gambhir lunged forward as the ball hit his pad and umpire AsadRauf took his time before deciding in the bowler's favour.
James Anderson struck a killer blow for England by getting rid of the well set Laxman for 56. Laxman was caught by Ian Bell at short mid wicket after an attempted pull by the batsman failed to clear Bell.
Earlier on Sunday, a sixth Test hundred by England wicketkeeper Matt Prior, and an unbeaten 74 by Stuart Broad put the hosts in a commanding position.
At stumps on day four, India were 80/1 having lost AbhinavMukund (12), and still 378 away from their victory target with Dravid (34) and Laxman (32) at the crease.