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Michael Vaughan prepares to sweep

When Vaughan was golden

Until Joe Root came along, the last time England could boast about having the world's best batsman in their ranks was in 2002, the year of Michael Vaughan

Oval groundsman Bosser Martin poses with his four-ton roller

The Oval grind of 1938

Playing a Test to the finish, however long that might take, seemed a good idea once upon a time. But a 900-plus total showed why that wasn't the case