England must explore the depth of its bowling options at Old Trafford | sport


EEngland loses and there is so much to applaud. After the West Indies’ victory, heated debates began a long time ago. Where was Stuart Broad? Batting fantasy in these conditions. What about Joe Denly and Jos Buttler? Why did we underestimate a team nicknamed by an expert punster “Jason and his Out for Noughts”? And all of this is great.The fear was that the complex and costly experience of playing Cricket Test behind closed doors in a biosecurity bubble would be a flop, a cynical and harmless exercise in collecting paychecks from television companies. But this was not the case. All of the ECB’s detailed preparations were worth it (if only they could show such foresight in other areas – such as the national calendar for 2021) and, crucially, actors on both sides joined the concept.


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