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Logic of blooding outsiders clashes with England’s defiant winning way | Barney Ronay | Sport

England’s Jos Buttler plays a shot during the third and final Twenty20 international against South Africa in Centurion.

Homework isn’t supposed to be this much fun. England’s white-ball tour of South Africa had been billed as preparation, refinement, revision for the T20 World Cup in Australia. In the event it split neatly into two halves. The second of these was an adrenal three-stage drag race along the coast …

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