Long time followers of England are used to experiencing to a range of emotions. Angst. Despair. Irritation. Occasionally even elation. But not many have felt anything quite like this before. Not only have England played their way to a first global tournament final since 2004, but they have done it with a conviction and efficiency that feels entirely alien. So this is what consistency feels like. "I'm going to sound like a broken record," said Paul Collingwood as he sang his side's praises yet again post-match.
Kanishkaa Balachandran is a senior sub-editor at ESPNcricinfo