As this Winter's Ashes series draw nearer England will have to make a selection over who bats where , and more importantly why.
So I am going to make the case for Ian Bell. The Only one of the Bell - Cook - Collingwood triangle to play and major part in an Ashes win (So Far...). So why should a man averaging 17.10 against the aforementioned be involved. A man with war wounds from the last tour.
Well the simple arguement is his international career. He has the tenth highest international test average in the world over the past two years. A length of time spanning his test career from way back when he squared off against the West Indies in his first test. The List of Players: http://www.howstat.com/cricket/Statistics/TopTen.asp.
Who would you pick from Bell , Collingwood and Cook.
For Me Cook and Bell.