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Ishant and Prasad turn lethal, and the tail wags

Numbers Game: The two seamers have become their teams’ spearheads in the last 18 months, while tail became top in the recent Sri Lanka-India series

Mark Nicholas: The Cardiff match showed the format is valid and valuable. Only, we need to be careful we don’t overdo it

How about state funding for Tests?

Rob Steen: Lord Patel’s appointment to the ECB could put the endangered format in the forefront, both financially and otherwise