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The ten best England batting collapses

In celebration (or commiseration) of England's first innings batting in Johannesburg, we take a look at the great England batting collapses of yesteryear.

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The history of the English game is peppered with moments of madness, when bats have turned into celery sticks and the pavilion door has morphed into a continually-whirring turnstile.

Here we have limited ourselves to ten of the most dramatic collapses.