No, that title’s not a reference to the number of close fielders Sir Ian wants at any one time, but instead a rubbish pun on a film from a few years back. The actual article is about looking at English all-rounders. And weeping softly.
It is better to take many small steps in the right direction than to make a great leap forward only to stumble backward. Or that’s what it says in our Idiot’s Guide to Chinese Philosophy.