Haha was -1 degrees there in the night yesterday. KP tweeted about his feet falling off or something.
Seems to have cleared off in the day though -
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Yuvraj and Raina can go play Ranji.
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- Bhuvneshwar (RM)
- Ashwin (OB)
- Shami (RFM)
- Ishant (RFM)
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Briggs probably told the management to gfy after he heard he wasn't playing on Sunday. Hasn't really got a fair crack given the rest of the bowling resources at england's disposal this tour. Probably feeling pretty bitter right now. Him missing the final game makes the selection process easier. I was assuming 2 of Woakes, Meaker and Briggs were going to play instead of Dernbach and Bresnan. Can't make any changes to the batting so that's that.
Not sure you can justify Briggs playing given the general arseness with the bat of the majority of our bowlers to be honest.
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You can play him instead of Dernbach tbf.
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Would back Root to outbowl him tbh
I just think he hasn't had a fair chance and he would have been a better option that the group of seamers in the squad.
Can't really go in with 2 seamers when all your batsmen who bowl are spinners can you so with 7 batsmen/all rounder (Samit) it's him or Tredwell and don't think Tredwell can be criticised really,
India proved they're no longer the great players of spin they once were during the test series.
It's a moot point now anyway so i don't know why i brought it up.
And I agree Briggs chances are always going to be limited by his poor batting and average fielding. I just feel a bit sad for the guy that he got one game in 7 ODI's and T20's and didn't even play a warmup to the ODI series. If your not going to play in India with the fast bowling resources as we've got, when are you going to play? England obviously don't rate him at present.
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