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In this episode, we look ahead to the World Test Championship final between India and Australia at The Oval.
- Is it growing in stature as an ICC event? Or is it losing some lustre second time around?
- Do Australia care more about this game or the Ashes?
- Is India in desperate need of an ICC event victory?
- Can India fit both Ravi Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja into their playing XI?
- Shami & Siraj v Cummins & Starc
- Smith & Labuschagne v Kohli & Pujara
- Kishan or Bharat to wear the gloves for India?
- And who will win?
Around the 39.30 mark, we discuss England's victory against Ireland.
- Is the ease of England's win a red flag for Test cricket?
- Will Josh Tongue feature in the Ashes?
- Is golf really that fun?
- How do you get Ben Duckett to believe in the leave?
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