It's the wisdom of crowds and all, but IMHO Botham at #6 looks like overkill on the bowling front with Hammond's decent seam, the not dire leggies of Kenny Barrington and the good-enough-to-take-a-test-Michelle Chinamen of Compton to call on too.
- As featured in The Independent.
"This is not the time for namby-pamby promising youngsters who might just do something; not the time for building for the future. Pragmatism rules and they don't come more pragmatic than Rogers."
- Victor Marks makes the case for stiff-legged and stiff-armed 35 year old left-handers in Ashes squads