Take the positives out of that

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“Possibly we didn’t play Jerome Taylor in the right sort of way.” Andrew Strauss

The bat-on-ball to ball-on-stump ratio would tend to indicate a flaw in your collective approach, yes.

England love to take the positives and they did that here. Unfortunately, they took all the positives from their second innings, put them in a bag and flushed them down the toilet just prior to going out to bat.

The innings also coincided with a dressing room game of ‘see who can stare directly at the sun for the longest,’ meaning each batsman emerged onto the field of play virtually blind.

So it would seem.

4 comments

  1. Yeah, this is disappointing. But we’re a young side, we’ve got a new captain and it’ll take some time for things to gel. We’ll learn from this.

    Besides, it’s not the Ashes so it doesn’t count.

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