Wales and England do not always instinctively agree on rugby issues but this week is different.
Reigning ICC world champions with a three-match series against Pakistan that starts on Thursday at the Dubai Cricket Stadium: on the face of it the immediate task for England's Twenty20 cricketers looks entirely straightforward, a chance to refine a settled team ahead of the defence of the world title six months from now.
I do envy those Brits with the moral backbone to be embarrassed by the Buffoonics in Munich.
Kevin Pietersen, without a one-day international hundred in three years, now has two in three days after a stirring 130, his highest ODI score, saw England home in a tight finish in Dubai in the last match of the Mobilink Jazz series.
England have sprung a surprise by omitting the experienced Tom Palmer from their matchday squad for Saturday's Six Nations game against Wales at Twickenham.
England's interim coach, Stuart Lancaster, is facing a decision which, for better or worse, will define his selectorial instincts.
Not many rugby players have changed their sport forever inside a few weeks. Even fewer athletes have been so far ahead of their time that, two decades later, the global impact they made remains unsurpassed.
There was an amusing but telling exchange at the press launch of the world snooker championship a little over a fortnight ago.