>After seeing the way England performed in this WC, I think
>it is time for them to think seriously about their future
>(in case they have any). They should probably take a break
>from competitive cricket and put some time in rebuilding the
But how do you decide whether new young players have what it takes if
you don't try them out at the highest level (ie in Tests)? Not to
mention that the English game would probably be bankrupt within 12
months if there wasn't any revenue from Test cricket.
> Anyway it is great that sri-lanka beat the heck out
>of them. They utilized England bowlers for net practice which
>they need if they want to beat India.
Well, I wouldn't say it was "great" from an English viewpoint, but I
can't argue with the rest.
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