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Let's hope the next captain of England - Kevin Pietersen - is is made of sterner stuff and doesn't feel the need to invoke the help of his mum and dad when the Australians start their sledging antics.
Let's hope the next captain is made of sterner stuff and doesn't feel the need to invoke his mum and dad when the Australians start their sledging antics.
But Rosie is made of sterner stuff and shows her rival the door, paving the way for a touching reunion with the man she loves.