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Re: There may be troubles ahead: England selection issues.

Postby Slipstream » Tue Oct 30, 2018 1:41 pm

KipperJohn wrote:Surely after everything that’s been said publicly, Root will bat at 4. Bairstow seems unlikely to play and Buttler will have the gloves.


Root has said Buttler will be the keeper, so the story of Foakes was just guesswork.
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Re: There may be troubles ahead: England selection issues.

Postby Durhamfootman » Tue Oct 30, 2018 2:02 pm

either the Turnton specialist is not in the reckoning for the first test, or England are keeping him under their hat and hoping to surprise SL

Am I right in thinking it's a 2 test series?
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Re: There may be troubles ahead: England selection issues.

Postby westoelad » Tue Oct 30, 2018 4:10 pm

Durhamfootman wrote:either the Turnton specialist is not in the reckoning for the first test, or England are keeping him under their hat and hoping to surprise SL

Am I right in thinking it's a 2 test series?

3 tests, concluded by end of November.
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Re: There may be troubles ahead: England selection issues.

Postby Arthur Crabtree » Tue Oct 30, 2018 4:16 pm

Durhamfootman wrote:either the Turnton specialist is not in the reckoning for the first test, or England are keeping him under their hat and hoping to surprise SL

Am I right in thinking it's a 2 test series?


This will be a squad game, and there will be another warm up before the Test.

The press are saying England want three spinners, so surely Leach will play, rather than count Denly as a spinner.

Root will bat at four, so Mo or the other Joe at three.
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Re: There may be troubles ahead: England selection issues.

Postby ianp1970 » Sun Nov 11, 2018 10:22 am

With yet another keeper is looking to cement a place in the test side, and Moeen being no more than a stop-gap at number 3 - is Joe Root going to have to move back up a place in the order for next year's Ashes?
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Re: There may be troubles ahead: England selection issues.

Postby Arthur Crabtree » Sun Nov 11, 2018 12:56 pm

Bayliss is talking about Stokes, Bairstow or Buttler batting at three! He said if England had bowled first with Mo having a lot of overs, JB2 would have gone in at three in Galle.
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Re: There may be troubles ahead: England selection issues.

Postby Slipstream » Mon Nov 12, 2018 1:28 am

It will be interesting to see where Roy bats for the Lions 4 day match. I think the plan is to get him at number 3 for England. Pope will join making it a squad of 16!!!! for the 4 day game.

When will England go back to 5 bowlers. This is now the 3rd Test with 6. Rashid getting a central contract means 2 spinners to go with 4 seamers.
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Re: There may be troubles ahead: England selection issues.

Postby ianp1970 » Mon Nov 12, 2018 8:05 pm

Slipstream wrote:It will be interesting to see where Roy bats for the Lions 4 day match. I think the plan is to get him at number 3 for England. Pope will join making it a squad of 16!!!! for the 4 day game.

When will England go back to 5 bowlers. This is now the 3rd Test with 6. Rashid getting a central contract means 2 spinners to go with 4 seamers.


If Root is going to bat at 4 and we're going to select Bairstow, Buttler and Foakes to follow the captain, then I can only see room for 4 bowlers - one of which is Stokes!
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Re: There may be troubles ahead: England selection issues.

Postby Slipstream » Tue Nov 13, 2018 2:31 am

Foakes gets the gloves for the remainder of the series.
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Re: There may be troubles ahead: England selection issues.

Postby Slipstream » Sun Nov 18, 2018 9:21 am

Roy 58* with the Lions batting at 3.
Think he will be in the Test squad to West Indies replacing Pope.
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Re: There may be troubles ahead: England selection issues.

Postby ianp1970 » Sun Nov 18, 2018 11:34 am

So something like:

Burns
Jennings
Roy
Root
Stokes
Buttler
Foakes
Moeen
Curran
Leach
Anderson
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Re: There may be troubles ahead: England selection issues.

Postby sussexpob » Sun Nov 18, 2018 8:09 pm

The idea of having a guy at 3 with a sr of 83 in FC cricket scares the life out of me.

Opener goes first over, ball is moving all over, out steps a guy who doesnt know what a forward defensive is...
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Re: There may be troubles ahead: England selection issues.

Postby ianp1970 » Sun Nov 18, 2018 10:15 pm

sussexpob wrote:The idea of having a guy at 3 with a sr of 83 in FC cricket scares the life out of me.

Opener goes first over, ball is moving all over, out steps a guy who doesnt know what a forward defensive is...


Certainly wouldn't be my choice either.
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Re: There may be troubles ahead: England selection issues.

Postby Arthur Crabtree » Sun Nov 18, 2018 10:47 pm

Ed Smith will unearth the new Don.
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Re: There may be troubles ahead: England selection issues.

Postby Slipstream » Mon Nov 19, 2018 2:29 pm

Was looking at the last time we played in the WI. Only Ali as the spin bowler. Tredwell played in 1 Test and Ali in the other 2.

http://stats.espncricinfo.com/west-indi ... ype=series

In the last 2 years it seems the WI fast bowlers are more successful. England want 6 bowlers so 2 spinners will play. Good time to revert of 5 bowlers and more specialist batsmen.

http://stats.espncricinfo.com/ci/engine ... pe=bowling
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