Leave it when it’s sunk. Your job is far from done. The day isn’t far when a minnow nation will beat you in a test match. Expect you to blame it on a few bad sessions.
Shakib looks more than likely to knock you out. He has a few handy spinners, bet you don’t even know their names. Do you know Shakib’s name – he’s the Bangladeshi captain, no it isn’t Ashraful anymore.
For the time being, stick as the one day captain, there’s a Champions Trophy in a few weeks. You are the world champions, fifty overs, that’s your scene.
Of course, Clarke beat the Pakis in the desert, you were on leave. Is the one-day break something you picked from Sachin? So you could concentrate on losing the Ashes.
Good, you’ve never been too keen on Twenty20. Though going by the roundabout explanation on split-captaincy options it was tough to tell who was saying what – or who was being made to say what?
You aren’t a very direct person. Have you started to speak in the third person?
Anyway, about the T20 tamasha, leave that to pup. And concentrate on the test record, that’s what Sachin is doing.