Originally posted by karoly aczel
Yeah, I'm glad Watson is gone . He couldn't run, wouldn't take singles, and after several years with an average of just 30 odd ... Well I've been calling for his head for ages.
There is still so much advantage with winning the toss.
I still believe that there should be one toss at the start of the 1st test , then just alternate the captains call fo ...[text shortened]... re the team winning the toss almost couldn't lose and the other team could only play for a draw)
he couldn't bowl in the end either ~ we always liked him opening or at #6!
Young Marsh looks a real prospect, genuine all rounder (NEARLY worth his place as either batsman OR bowler)
Bet you're really worried about Voges!
You have a point about the toss, but then home team groundsmen could prepare pitches to suit England batting 1st/2nd in advance
Just hope it works out 3-2 (toss) over series to Cook or Clarke
We are struggling for class replacements ~ expect young Bairstowe for next test (he's averaging over 100 this year), but that will mean changing batting order, especially messing Root about.