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Ben Dirs | 20:28 UK time, Thursday, 11 August 2011

India having been splattered across the windscreen of the juggernaut that is the current England Test team, the days when England were more of a clown's car of an outfit are becoming a dim and distant memory. But, lest we forget, those days were not too long ago.

BBC Sport explains what it took to lift England from being the worst Test team in the world in 1999 to the world's top-ranked team in 2011.

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