England were left humbled and humiliated after Pakistan rounded off a convincing 3-0 series whitewash after their 71-run victory in the third Test in Dubai.
It was a thoroughly chastening experience for Andy Flower's side, and South Africa can now usurp England at the top of the world Test rankings with a 3-0 series victory over New Zealand. The tour as a whole could hardly have gone worse.
The batsmen were primarily to blame. It was England's first Test series since India visited back in 1986 when only one of the batsmen averaged over 30, and that was wicketkeeper Matt Prior.
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