Final Word | The cynical politics of England abandoning Pakistan

Part 4 of The Final Word Weekly, Season 11, Ep 1.

It's the start of Season 11! And to kick it off, a huge omnibus show after a busy week in the game. We saw two all-time classics in the Australia-India women's one-dayers, one extending the Aussie streak to 26, the next ending it at last. Our view of England's abandonment of touring Pakistan with no evident security concerns. HCL Technologies return to inspire. Moeen Ali retires from Test cricket. Indian players are coming en masse to the WBBL. Perth will not get an Ashes Test this year, but arrangements elsewhere continue apace. Close finishes in England's county championship and in the Rachael Heyhoe-Flint Trophy. Maxi makes runs in the IPL. Tasmania's Shield team pulls out of Queensland. England's women knock off New Zealand. What did we miss?

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