Originally Posted by Scaly piscine
Except that top 4 will hardly ever fire against good quality bowling. I mean god two of them got owned off consecutive balls by Mascarenhas in the IPL. Oram isn't a number 5 and if he's moved to the number 7 slot that means he has to bowl and he has an awful record with the ball in T20.
Ok, so you don't like New Zealand.
But for gods sake, it was one ball each. Taylor and Ryder are class players, and Mascarenhas bowled a couple of good balls. And Oram would do just fine batting at five.