Originally Posted by flibbertyjibber
Joe Root - Looks a player, has the head for it and you can see why they have basically fast tracked him into the squad/side. Might be an option to open with him in New Zealand and move Compton into the middle order much to Pews disgust.
Why isn't Bairstow getting a longer run though? They guy showed he had the grit and temperament to fight it out against South Africa..