...undercooked. Just imagine what an embarrassment for the number one ranked team in the world it could have been if the visiting South Africans were on top form.
...this series thumping. Has there ever been a team to come to these shores and be on the end of such a shellacking in a test match series?
...my chips why don't you. Thought England would struggle to manage anything but a thrashing at the hands of one day specialist Sri Lanka. Not so.
...on a cricket pitch again? The amount of battering his knees had taken over the last decade, with the operations and injections it's not a shock Andrew Flintoff announce his retirement from the game.
...you lost the Ashes...again! It feels a lot different from 2005 doesn't it, which is better, it's hard to say. Two mediocre teams playing some poor cricket but do England have a future with this side?
...and think it was the team strategy? Nearly everything that Justin Langer put down in his assessment of the England players proved right in their humiliating innings defeat at Headingley.