Originally Posted by BoyBrumby
Well, yeah. But one could equally argue you wouldn't want to leave Holding out at Headingley, Bridgetown or the WACA, say.
When you've got Marshall, Ambrose, Garner, Sobers already then would you be missing much?
If a batsman's looking like not getting out on a WACA deathtrap against that lot then I'm not sure bringing on Holding would be just the ticket. Gibbs' ability to hold up one end while you unleash your pacers at the other might be just as much use.
It's a lot more debatable than whether or not you'd want a specialist spinner on a turning track, at the very least.