The pair will be 39 and 35 by the time of the next Ashes down under.
Scenes of a disheveled Joe Root with a beer in each hand were always going to be a longshot.
"I've been involved in a couple of atrocious World Cups. If they're not careful, this could turn out to be top of the tree."
"I think we're in for a special World Cup, and I think England will be right at the heart of it."
Michael Vaughan thinks Alex Hales needs to "get his life sorted" but does reckon there is a possibility he could play for England again.