Because Harmison has shown himself, from time to time, capable of being a Test class bowler and Saj never has and never will.Fine, 20/0
If Saj Mahmood had done what Harmison did in this tour game, there wouldn't be any calls for his inclusion.
That's precisely the side I would pick and there's absolutely no justification IMO for the selection being any different.Me:
First ten set in stone, IMHO. Can see any one of three (Sid, Monty, Harmy) replacing Onions tho.
The Australians apparently thought Harmison was bowling well in 2005 too - he still made sod-all contribution to the four matches England dominated.If the Australians think Harmison is bowling well then he's bowling well - getting inside the oppositions minds is going to be crucial in this series - England just about have the psychological advantage now - we need to keep it
The Australians apparently thought Harmison was bowling well in 2005 too - he still made sod-all contribution to the four matches England dominated.
We've been here again and again with Harmison. He has never, ever been a Test-quality bowler. To expect that to change at the age of 30 is to ask one hell of a lot. Nothing is impossible. But that would be one of the longer shots in history.