There are very few times in history when teams not playing still stand the opportunity to be reckoned amongst the best and certainly as contenders for a coveted prize. While Australia’s unpopular decision not to tour South Africa has caught the heat, they might still manage to make the roster to be reckoned amongst the best.
The England tour of India has occupied an even more critical importance. Even as England face heat over deciding to tour India after abandoning their tour of South Africa and playing in Sri Lanka despite Covid positive results, they have a job not only of pulling back India but also, preventing Australia from making the most of the contest between the other two of the so-called big three.
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