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Swann looking for a winning legacy
Thursday 04 August 2011

England are well on their way to becoming the number one Test side in the world, but off-spinner Graeme Swann believes that reaching the top spot will just be the beginning.

Reaching No. 1 in the world is not the end of the journey. It will be only the beginning," Swann said.

The England spinner says his side is keen on having "a long-term era of success".

"We want to create a dynasty, a long-term era of success and to be remembered as one of the best England teams ever," the tweaker added.

England will replace India at the top if they manage to clinch the series with a margin of two or more matches.

"We are not there yet, of course, and our prime objective at the moment is making sure we are fully focused for the third Test at Edgbaston next Wednesday," Swann wrote in his column for The Sun.

"We must make sure we win the series from being 2-0 up and things such as rankings take care of themselves.” Swann revealed.

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