England and their bowling coach – the times are a-changin’?

Compare and contrast how England treat their bowling coach after a successful Ashes. Could it be they’re actually learning?!? Troy’s loss was, of course, followed by the 5-0 annihilation in the next Ashes.

1. 2005
Fletcher caught out by Troy loss
Fletcher is exasperated that Troy Cooley, a key member of his back-up team, will be in the Ashes enemy camp next winter after deciding to quit Team England when his contract expires in May.

2. 2010/11
Saker extends bowling coach contract
David Saker will remain as England’s fast-bowling coach for at least another three years after extending his contract with the England & Wales Cricket Board.

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