Originally Posted by Goughy
You make some fair points but there is no way Hoggard should play ODIs. Obviously he is suited to tests but his bowling is anything but suited to ODIs.
He bowls a consistent length, Has little to no variation in pace, has the tendancy to push the ball down the leg side, little height or pace.
More importantly though than just looking at him piece by piece is the fact he has not been successful in the past.
I was talking about Hoggard opening the the Tests in the summer and if Harmison doesn't get his act together soon either Jones or Broad might be taking his place.