"...I think it’s fair to say that India didn’t give a shit about playing a long test series in England! They like to win one (possibly Lords) and return home with their heads held high after the best of three. Five tests was simply too much and sent packing w ..."
"...England have lost only their second ever test match against India at Lords, the previous some 80 years ago. India have only ever one six tests in England and India’s weaker seam attack often sited for their failures in English style conditions. It’s the s ..."
"...The always entertaining Sri Lankans cricketers were awarded just two tests in England this year and what a series it turned out to be. There are not enough Sri Lankans fans in the UK to make these tests lucrative and so one dumped up in Leeds and the perf ..."
"Whatever England had, it’s gone, and so should Cook and Flower. Both are currently engineering each others downfall so the other can survive. It’s not going to be the same again and as good as England are in English conditions (well we should be) they are ..."