Pakistan Better Test Team Than West Indies, Can Surprise England: Michael Vaughan

Ruben Hill
August 2, 2020

"What an opportunity for them", stated Cook, who captained England's one-day side prior to being changed by Morgan in2014 "Whenever your time concerns bet England, whatever the side is selected, even if there are men rested or hurt, you have actually got to take this chance".

"It's been a tough last few years for us financially and we've taken a pay cut due to the circumstances. They know their bodies, know how they feel", he said.

Notably, England defeated West Indies 2-1 in the recently concluded Wisden Trophy.

The giant all-rounder wondered aloud whether Shimron Hetmyer and Darren Bravo, who opted out of the tour because of coronavirus concerns, would have made for a different result.

"From an England perspective, it is a good step up".

Melbourne, July 30 (SocialNews.XYZ) Former Australia speedster Peter Siddle feels England will find it hard to play both veteran fast bowlers Stuart Broad and James Anderson when they travel Down Under next year for the Ashes series. He is now placed at the seventh place in the list for most wickets taken in the Test format. "He was also adjudged player of the series alongside West Indies" Roston Chase. If it had come off, they would have landed the historic victory. "He takes wickets in clusters, he's a nightmare to play against".

Since that forgettable night at the Kingsmead, Broad has gone on to play 140 Tests, 121 ODIs and 56 T20Is for England, bagging 744 worldwide wickets across formats.

"200 wickets, definitely in the top ten West Indies fast bowlers of all-time in terms of his stats", Holder told members of the media via a Zoom hosted press conference on Tuesday. "You can't say anything better than that as a player, that he delivers when it's most important".

He slipped four places to 41 but remained the highest-ranked West Indies batsman.

Brathwaite also said that he enjoyed doing commentary and that he was looking forward to doing more of it when his cricketing career is over.

Other reports by Click Lancashire

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