That's true. Oram isn't a frontline bowler and shouldn't be used as such. To me, he's a middle order batsman who bowls a bit (like Astle).
Mills is still finding his feet at test level, I guess. He had a good tour of South Africa with the ball, but his batting is greatly overrated.
Franklin took the most wickets for us.
Vettori was, well, Vettori.
We need to get away from the all-rounder type of attack (Oram, Vettori and Franklin all with test centuries now) and build a proper bowling attack, even if that means sacrificing our long tail (which isn't of much use if you can't take 20 wickets!)
We should probably try and match England's Ashes bowling attack (in terms of role). No doubt 4 out of the 5 English bowlers are better than ours (or 3 out of 5, depending on who you rate).
6. Flintoff - Vettori
8. Giles - Franklin
9. Hoggard - Bond
10. Harmison - Tuffey
11. Jones - Gillespie/Butler (depending)
Alternatively, bat McCullum at 6 and Vettori at seven...
Patel in for Tuffey or Gillespie/Butler on turning wickets...
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