There are many selection and tactical issues which have come out of the first Test, but England have to realise that when playing against Bangladesh, different rules apply.
On the whole, the tourists won convincingly and gained real positives from the performances of Graeme Swann, Alastair Cook and Paul Collingwood, to single out a few, but inevitably there are aspects of England's approach which it is right to address.
It was obviously the wrong decision from Cook to not enforce the follow-on in the first Test but, without being too disrespectful, it was just batting practice for England and did not matter a jot.
Bangladesh do not have the depth of understanding to be competitive at international level and, while the Tigers have a few talented young players, they should never be a serious challenge for other sides.
It is certainly a growing trend for England to set world-record totals for their opposition, and clearly against Bangladesh that was wholly unnecessary.
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