STRAUSS STILL NOT HAPPY

Both Andrew Strauss and Salman Butt warned a

gainst reading too much into their sides

first Test performance with three more to come. Strauss was much the happier as his side rompe

d t

o a 354-ru

n win, but admitted he is still looking for consistency and only more of the same would show improvement. He said: The

res a lot to pat ourselves on the back about but

our main aim is consistency and y

ou dont do that in one game. We have won five Test matches in a row but youd have expected the series win over Banglade

sh. The tour to South Africa showed us that against the best teams in their conditions weve got a lot of work to do. Rival skipper Butt was keen to back his young side who have now lurched from the sublime

against Australia to the ridiculous against England. He said: This is the tim

e

when you back your players. But last night his board recalled veteran b

atsman Mohammad Yousuf, 35, just four months after retiring from

Test crick

et.

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