Former Australia spinner Shane Warne has questioned England’s technique of enjoying with no spinner within the second Take a look at towards New Zealand at Edgbaston.
The hosts missed a trick by not enjoying Jack Leach in Birmingham, who provides spin and switch because the match progresses. Warne gave the impression to be in shock after England went with no spinner at Edgbaston. In line with him, it’s the greatest pitch for spinners together with the Gabba.
Shane Warne, who has 708 Take a look at wickets, took to Twitter to name out England’s unfavorable technique.
“Really feel for my fellow spinners in county cricket. For those who don’t decide a spinner at Edgbaston – then when? Edgbaston and the Gabba are the perfect pitches on the planet to bowl spin. I seemed ahead to Edgbaston as a lot because the Gabba. Unfavourable once more from the poms,” Warne tweeted.
In one other tweet, Shane Warne questioned who England ought to hand the ball to at a time when the Edgbaston wicket is helping the spinners on Day 3 of the Take a look at.
“One thinks it’s a pleasant time for spin at Edgbaston! Wait – who ought to England go to? Root or Lawrence,” Warne tweeted.
England made a tactical blunder by not enjoying Jack Leach: Nasser Hussain agrees with Shane Warne
Former England skipper Nasser Hussain additionally echoed Shane Warne’s sentiments. He believes the hosts wanted selection to make an impression on the New Zealand batsmen, who’re with out Kane Williamson.
In his column for the Each day Mail, Hussain wrote that England wanted a frontline spinner within the second Take a look at to compete towards a powerful Kiwi batting line-up.
“I didn’t suppose that, at Lord’s, the place there may be at all times one thing in for seamers. However every time I’ve come to Edgbaston, I’ve at all times needed a spinner due to the situations we’ve seen on this sport. So I’d have discovered a approach to get Jack Leach within the facet. If he doesn’t play right here, it’s tough to see simply the place he’ll play Take a look at cricket,” wrote Hussain.