When England have been good on this tour, they have been very, very good in thought, word and, Perth excepted, deed. After the grand, tension-free escape in Brisbane, there was the textbook victory in Adelaide, a well-nigh perfect performance.
At the Waca they batted poorly but at least the think-tank was operating with a clinical, clear-sighted logic, which has been consistently absent from the Australian quarter. There Chris Tremlett was chosen to replace Stuart Broad, patently the correct decision.
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