Its the right time for him to retire from test cricket.
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With England in a good place and young players clamouring for his spot, it is as good a time as any for Colly to step down. Him being able to concentrate on limited overs cricket, which has always been his forte, would help the team and himself.
"Your averages, captain, coaches and players can probably survive incompetence over a relatively short series, so if youíre going to be rubbish, make sure itís against Pakistan, Sri Lanka, New Zealand or someone."
To be fair Colly's only acknowledging the truth of the situation; it could well be his last test.
He does have a habit of producing knocks when his worth's being questioned tho.
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Was never as good as Vikram Solanki imo.
Originally Posted by CricinfoOriginally Posted by Cricinfo
Picking him in the first place was a selectorial error tbh
Fighting for peace is like screwing for virginity.
Too many bones, not enough CASH!!
Galle, the CB series, his century at Edgbaston against the Saffies when he was in the last chance saloon, Cardiff, Centurion and Cape Town will never be forgotten.
In terms of overall fielding always thought he was a rung below ABDV, Ponting and Symonds but second only to Rhodes in my time taking spectacular catches.
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