England Coach hints at two spinners against Pakistan at Old Trafford
LONDON: Coach Trevor Bayliss implied England may handle two spinners in the second test against Pakistan as the hosts pursue an arrangement leveling triumph at old Trafford.
Leg-spinner Adil Rashid, alongside fit-again all-rounder Ben Stokes and pacer James Anderson, was called into England’s 14-man squad taking after their 75-run rout in the main test at Lord’s.
“I’ve generally considered playing two spinners (at home), at some stage. Pakistan have three left-arm pace bowlers, who made harsh outside the off stump for (off-spinner) Moeen (Ali),” Bayliss told British media.
“So looking ahead, in the event that we happened to have two spinners, they could both have essential influence for us.”
The hosts battled against Yasir Shah’s leg-turn at Lord’s and should improve when the second test starts on Friday.
For them, James Vince scored 42 in the second innings yet couldn’t change over it into something important.
Vince midpoints 18 or more after four tests yet Bayliss appeared to have confidence in the 25-year-old.
“I think it would be a foul play on the off chance that he doesn’t make it, yet at last it will be the quantity of runs that decide his life span in the group,” Bayliss said.
“On the off chance that you ask any individual who has been in that circumstance they will say it is hard to go out and play your regular amusement. You get got between attempting to do that, and going half after the ball and some of the time scratching off. He has some work to do.”