MRoller: I think Ansari's much the same isn't he? Does seem to have improved his spinning recently, but surely still mostly a batsman.
by StaggerBreaths8/15/2016 1:40:04 PM
Doesn't matter, he'll mangle his thumb prior to playing anyway.
by StaggerBreaths8/15/2016 1:40:28 PM
What does Dent bowl?
by StaggerBreaths8/15/2016 1:41:00 PM
WICKET: Derbyshire 75/1 (21.5 ov, trail by 290 - 2nd inns) v Essex BT Slater c Westley b Napier 29 (67) Partnership: 75 (21.5 ov) GR Napier 4.5-1-11-1 BA Godleman 43* (65)
by ESPNcricinfo Live8/15/2016 1:46:25 PM
by StaggerBreaths8/15/2016 1:47:22 PM
WICKET: Sussex 524/9 (129.1 ov, lead by 157 - 1st inns) v Gloucs BC Brown lbw b Dent 113 (118) Partnership: 7 (3.0 ov) CDJ Dent 6.1-0-21-2 DR Briggs 1* (9)
by ESPNcricinfo Live8/15/2016 1:51:00 PM
Dent has another! Brown gone lbw. Yep, last man Magoffin is coming out. The lead is 157.
by will.macpherson19908/15/2016 1:51:39 PM
Couldn't do a worse job than Vince could he
by Rich Bake8/15/2016 1:52:17 PM
That's setting the bar awfully low Blake.
by StaggerBreaths8/15/2016 1:56:35 PM
WICKET: Durham 82/2 (25.5 ov, trail by 250 - 2nd inns) v Middlesex KK Jennings lbw b Rayner 45 (70) Partnership: 27 (8.2 ov) OP Rayner 6.5-2-12-2 SG Borthwick 12* (28)
by ESPNcricinfo Live8/15/2016 1:56:45 PM
assuming Vince, Hales and possibly Balance all get dropped. Who comes in? Stokes at six being one change, Rashid as a second spinner, but would we also need four quicks, so Finn might go as well? Defiantly need two new batsmen
by dave8/15/2016 1:56:49 PM
by StaggerBreaths8/15/2016 1:56:53 PM
by StaggerBreaths8/15/2016 1:57:10 PM
would Ansari be considered good enough to bat top six and be the third spin option in a huge all rounder based middle order?
by dave8/15/2016 1:57:30 PM
Finn isn't looking convincing is he. Ballance is also looking dubious but I give him a little more credit because he has been constantly batting in the mire courtesy of the top order. Hales and Vince would be dropped in my book
by Rich Bake8/15/2016 1:58:10 PM
Do we need four quicks for the subcontinent? I was pondering this earlier. If so, Wood slots in for Finn. If not, they might still want his pace, leaving a dilemma.
by StaggerBreaths8/15/2016 1:58:11 PM
Borthwick or Ansari will come in, I would have thought.