Originally Posted by Pratters
What NZ is missing is a grafter who can play the entire 50 overs. McCullum is being given that job but is more suited to stroke play. You need a Styris or some one else coming in who assures the team lasts 50 overs because often, you will find that that is the key problem.
Is what Elliott does.
Our problem, as mentioned many times, is that our top order is stacked with inconsistent hitters, and for the sake of balance we really need one of them to drop down the order.